Philadelphia PA: As the rest of the NFL gets ready for the divisonal round of the playoffs, the Eagles may have found their next head coach. On Thursday Night, report by Philadelphia Daily News Les Bowen saying that league source confirms that the Eagles will hire Kansas City Chiefs’ offensive coordinator Doug Pederson to be the 23rd head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles. The Eagles can not make the announcement of Pederson as head coach official until the Chiefs are eliminated from the playoffs.

Les Bowen Tweet about Confirms league report that

Les Bowen on Twitter

Doug Pederson will be the #Eagles coach, league source confirms.

Statement from the Eagles about the report
“We have concluded our search for a head coach. No further interviews are scheduled.”

Pederson began his NFL coaching career with the Eagles in 2009 as offensive quality control coach for two seasons before being elevated to quarterbacks coach in 2011.

Alot of people forgot that Doug Pederson also played for the Eagles as he was the starting QB for the team in 1999 during Andy Reid first year as head coach and he would go Start 9 games and came in relief in 1 game as this was the year that Eagles drafted Donovan McNabb. Peterson would 1276 yards with 7 touchdowns and 9 interceptions with a QB Rating of 62.9.

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