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Philadelphia Eagles Reportedly Interview Brian Kelly, and More NFC East News

LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 24:  Notre Dame Fighting Irish head coach Brian Kelly looks on during the game against the USC Trojans at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on November 24, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)
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Brad Gagnon NFL National ColumnistJanuary 10, 2013

We continue to add and subtract names to and from the list of potential Philadelphia Eagles head coaches on a daily basis. This time, it appears we can put a "Kelly" back on the list, as CSN Philly's Reuben Frank reports that Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly has interviewed for Andy Reid's old job.

From Frank: 

Kelly becomes the 13th known candidate to replace Andy Reid, fired last week after 14 seasons as head coach of the Eagles.

Of those 13, Kelly is the third college coach the Eagles have interviewed. They also interviewed Chip Kelly, who returned to Oregon, and Bill O'Brien, who returned to Penn State with a pay raise.

Kelly, of course, had a great season with Notre Dame, losing in the BCS title game to Alabama Monday night. Frank notes that in 22 years as a head coach, he's had just one losing season. 

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

 

Dallas Cowboys

ESPNDallas.com's Todd Archer looks at the decision the Cowboys will soon have to make regarding Anthony Spencer.

From David Moore of the Dallas Morning News: DeMarcus Ware is undergoing shoulder surgery today.

 

New York Giants

From Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily News: Long-time Giants senior pro personnel analyst Dave Gettleman is off to Carolina to become the Panthers' general manager.

From Paul Tierney of Giants 101: Kevin Boothe is uncertain about his future in New York.

 

Philadelphia Eagles

Jeff McLane of the Philadelphia Inquirer expects the Eagles' head coaching search to last a while longer.

Jon Gruden was reportedly spotted in Philadelphia this week, but PhillyMag.com's Tim McManus reports that if that was the case, it wasn't for an interview.

 

Washington Redskins

From Rich Campbell of the Washington Times: Dr. James Andrews believes Robert Griffin III will be ready for the start of the 2013 season.

The Capitals team doctor tells the Washington Post that, in his opinion, RG3 will have about an 80 percent chance to fully recover and return to his old form.

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