Philadelphia Eagles Reportedly Want to Add Dennis Dixon, and More NFC East News
Chip Kelly continues to fill out his coaching staff, but there's still a big decision to be made in regard to which quarterbacks will have a chance to start for his Philadelphia Eagles come September. Two names already on the list are Michael Vick and Nick Foles, but it looks like a third could be added in the coming weeks.
The obvious connection is that Kelly coached Dixon at Oregon, so he'd have a natural advantage over Vick, Foles or almost anyone else who is brought in to compete for the open job.
It's very unlikely Dixon lands a starting job here, but crazier things have happened, and Kelly has a long history with the guy. At the very least, I'd expect him to have a strong chance to make the 53-man roster for 2013.
On to what else is being talked about in the league's most popular division...
From the Dallas Morning News: Sports Illustrated's Peter King tells a local radio station that he wouldn't be surprised to see Jon Gruden coach the Cowboys next.
From ESPN Dallas' Todd Archer: John Phillips recently underwent shoulder surgery.
From Newsday's Tom Rock: Former Giants quarterback Phil Simms knows what Alex Smith is going through.
From SNY: Terrell Thomas says his knee rehab is "progressing smoothly."
From Jeff McLane of the Philadelphia Inquirer: Juan Castillo reflects on his difficult experience in Philly.
From CSN Philly's Reuben Frank: Virginia offensive coordinator Bill Lazor has been added to the Eagles' staff.
From Rich Tandler of Real Redskins: What is Washington's biggest need?
From Bleacher Report's John Bibb: There's now a Robert Griffin III Blvd. in RG3's hometown.
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