After all, the team’s management knew they would part ways with Reid weeks before they finally cut him loose. So, they should have known exactly who they wanted and should have been fully prepared to offer that candidate the position. Either they haven’t interviewed their top guy yet, they have and he has turned them down or they were just clueless as to who they wanted for the job.
None of those scenarios are favorable.
If the team’s front office had done the homework they said they have, wouldn’t that work yield a surefire number-one choice to coach the team?
The flip side of that coin is that the team’s front office is waiting for a reason.
It may be reports on each player from the team’s assistant coaches. Another reason is that there are several coaches they believe would fit the head coaching bill. Finally, the front office could be holding out because they know who they want and they are looking for someone to change their mind.
All of those scenarios are favorable. So, does it really matter if they have or have not yet hired a head coach?
What does matter is that the Eagles’ fanbase has a good idea of who the team will hire based on the names that have been floating around. All of the names that have been rumored to be the team’s next head coach have upside and they all would be greeted with open arms because they are not Andy Reid.
However, there are good choices the Eagles could make and there are not-as-good choices the Eagles could make. The following list will outline who the Eagles probably shouldn’t hire.