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Eagles Will Reportedly Interview O'Brien, McCoy, and More NFC East News

STATE COLLEGE, PA - SEPTEMBER 15:  Head coach Bill O'Brien of the Penn State Nittany Lions gestures towards an official during the first half against the Navy Midshipmen at Beaver Stadium on September 15, 2012 in State College, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
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Brad Gagnon NFL National ColumnistJanuary 2, 2013

The Philadelphia Eagles' head coaching search is full underway now. Early Tuesday, we found out that not one but three Atlanta Falcons assistants are on the team's interview list, and now it appears two even bigger names can officially be thrown on there. 

CSN Philly's Geoff Mosher has details on reports that the Eagles will be interviewing Penn State head coach and Bill Belichick disciple Bill O'Brien (per the Harrisburg Patriot-News) as well as Denver Broncos offensive coordinator Mike McCoy (per Jason La Canfora).

Meanwhile, Jeff McLane of the Philadelphia Inquirer reports that Chip Kelly is still the team's top target, yet Syracuse head coach Doug Marrone is also someone they like

As you can tell, the wheels are spinning quickly here. We'll likely catch wind of a few more names before this process even kicks into top gear, so be prepared for the rumor mill to be dominated by Eagles-related speculation in the coming weeks. 

On to what else is being talked about in the league's most popular division...


Dallas Cowboys

A source tells's Todd Archer that the Bears plan to interview Cowboys special teams coach Joe DeCamillis for their head-coaching vacancy. 

From David Moore of the Dallas Morning News: On paper, this was the Cowboy's worst rushing season in franchise history.


New York Giants

From Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily News: Osi Umenyiora says he's ready to "move on" from the Giants

In his final Giants report card, Paul Schwartz of the New York Post gives the Giants' defense a "D".


Philadelphia Eagles

From Paul Domowitch of the Philadelphia Daily News: Three reasons Nick Foles is likely to be the starter in 2013.'s Ian Rapoport reports that Andy Reid will try to convince the Cardinals he can "fix Kevin Kolb."


Washington Redskins

From Rich Campbell of the Washington Times: Mike Shanahan says Robert Griffin III's knee is 100 percent but that the knee brace on his right leg is slowing him down

Gwen Knapp of Sports on Earth has a look back at what appeared to be a concession speech from Shanahan when the team was 3-6.

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