Alert: Former Former Eagles Defensive Coordinator Jim Johnson Dies at 68

Vincent JacksonCorrespondent IJuly 28, 2009

PHILADELPHIA - 2006:  Jim Johnson of the Philadelphia Eagles poses for his 2006 NFL headshot at photo day in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Getty Images)

In an alert from the Associated Press, sources are confirming that former Philadelphia Eagles defensive coordinator Jim Johnson has died of melanoma, he was 68.

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Philadelphia had hired secondary coach Sean McDermott to replace Johnson on July 24.