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January 5, 2013 | By Jeff McLane, Inquirer Staff Writer
Andy Reid is the Chiefs' new chief. The former Eagles coach came to an agreement with Kansas City to become its next head coach. The Chiefs tweeted a photo of Reid and Chiefs owner Clark Hunt signing the contract on Friday night. "Andy Reid and Clark Hunt make it official," the tweet said. "Reid becomes the Head Coach of the Chiefs. " Reid and his wife, Tammy, boarded a private plane with Hunt and were flown to Kansas City Friday afternoon. When the Reids touched down at Kansas City airport, camera crews were already waiting for the new coach, according to local reports.
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January 18, 2016 | By Les Bowen, Staff Writer
THERE WERE 20 to 25 candidates "that we spent a lot of time on," when the Eagles made a list of head-coaching possibilities, Ron Jaworski said Friday. He said a thorough vetting process knocked the candidates down to the half-dozen who were interviewed, with Doug Pederson emerging as the eventual choice. Jaworski served as a "special adviser" to the search committee of team chairman Jeffrey Lurie, team president Don Smolenski and vice president Howie Roseman. Jaworski said veteran former NFL general manager Bill Polian also advised, though Polian did not sit in on interviews.
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January 3, 2012
Here is the order of the 2012 NFL draft:   1. Indianapolis Colts 2. St. Louis Rams 3. Minnesota Vikings 4. Cleveland Browns 5. Tampa Bay Buccaneers 6. Washington Redskins 7. Jacksonville Jaguars 8. Carolina Panthers # 9. Miami Dolphins # 10. Buffalo Bills 11. Kansas City Chiefs # 12. Seattle Seahawks # 13. Arizona Cardinals 14. Dallas Cowboys ...
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May 18, 2012
The Eagles announced Wednesday that former offensive line coach Bill Walsh, 84, died Sunday at his home in Atlanta. Mr. Walsh spent 32 years coaching professional football and wrapped up his career with the Eagles from 1987 to '91 before retiring, the Eagles said in a statement. A former star at Phillipsburg (N.J.) High School, Mr. Walsh played college football at Notre Dame, where he was an all-American center and a part of two national championship teams. After a six-year career with the Pittsburgh Steelers and two all-pro selections, Mr. Walsh began his pro coaching career in 1960 with the Dallas Texans of the American Football League.
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July 1, 2015 | By Jenny DeHuff, Daily News Staff Writer
FORMER Fox 29 traffic reporter Kacie McDonnell has a new love interest. You may recall, she moved from Philly to Kansas City last year to be closer to then-boyfriend Aaron Murray , quarterback for the Kansas City Chiefs. Months later, the pair announced their engagement, but, alas, by January it was over. McDonnell has now been seen with a celebrity from another sport - Kansas City Royals' slugging first baseman Eric Hosmer . Both McDonnell and Hosmer confirmed rumors by posting pictures on social media of themselves getting up-close and personal over the weekend.
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October 5, 2004 | Daily News Wire Services
Winless no more, the Kansas City Chiefs rendered the Baltimore Ravens defenseless with an almost unimaginable display of ball control and patience. Priest Holmes ran for 133 yards and two touchdowns, and the Chiefs wore down the highly touted Baltimore defense in a 27-24 victory last night. Trent Green went 21-for-31 for 223 yards to help Kansas City (1-3) to its first win since Dec. 28. After going 13-3 a year ago, the Chiefs were off to their worst start since 1980. Through three quarters, Kansas City had 22 first downs compared to four for the Ravens and a 361-126 advantage in yardage.
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November 11, 2011 | Associated Press
SAN DIEGO - Carson Palmer threw two touchdown passes and Michael Bush ran 30 times for a season-high 157 yards and one touchdown to lead the Oakland Raiders to a 24-17 win over San Diego on Thursday night, the Chargers' fourth straight loss. The Raiders (5-4) broke a two-game losing streak and took a half-game lead over the Kansas City Chiefs in the AFC West. Palmer looked much better in making his second start and third appearance since being acquired in a trade with Cincinnati, throwing touchdown passes of 33 and 26 yards to Denarius Moore.
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November 22, 2011 | ASSOCIATED PRESS
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - The Tom Brady-Rob Gronkowski connection kept clicking. So did the New England Patriots' defense and special teams. Brady threw two touchdown passes to Gronkowski, Julian Edelman returned a punt 72 yards for another score and Kyle Arrington had two interceptions to help the Patriots beat the Kansas City Chiefs, 34-3, last night. The Patriots (7-3), who increased their AFC East lead to two games, play the Eagles at the Linc on Sunday afternoon. Kansas City (4-6)
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February 4, 2014
BIRDS WIN AWARDS NEW YORK - The Eagles' LeSean McCoy won the NFL FedEx Ground player of the year award, for the second time in three seasons. Denver quarterback Peyton Manning won the FedEx "air" award, presented at Radio City Music Hall on Saturday night. Eagles left tackle Jason Peters was tied with Broncos running back Knowshon Moreno for runner-up as Comeback Player of the Year, Peters having returned to Pro Bowl status after tearing an Achilles' tendon twice in 2012 and missing the season.
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March 12, 2016 | By Mike Sielski, Columnist
When Chase Daniel arrived at the NovaCare Complex on Thursday, his first full day as the Eagles' backup quarterback, his new head coach and old friend Doug Pederson took him on a tour of the facility. The tour lasted 45 minutes, because when Daniel and Pederson get to talking about football or their families or pretty much anything, they find it hard to stop. "We have a very special relationship," Daniel said. That relationship developed over their three years together with the Kansas City Chiefs - Pederson as the offensive coordinator under Andy Reid, Daniel as the No. 2 quarterback behind Alex Smith.
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January 27, 2016 | By Zach Berman, STAFF WRITER
After the season ended, Eagles management told tight end Zach Ertz that the team wanted to sign him to a contract extension during the offseason. Ertz expected it to take longer than three weeks, but the Eagles followed through on Monday. Ertz signed a five-year extension through the 2021 season that will pay him $42.5 million with $20 million guaranteed, according to a league source. The deal makes Ertz one of the highest-paid tight ends in the NFL and also fortifies the 2013 second-round pick as a foundation piece for the franchise.
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January 21, 2016 | By Mike Sielski, Inquirer Columnist
Doug Pederson doesn't know Sam Bradford. He hasn't met Sam Bradford yet. He first did a deep dive on Sam Bradford the Quarterback in 2010, when Pederson was an offensive quality-control coach for the Eagles and Bradford was leaving Oklahoma for the NFL draft as the No. 1 overall pick. The Eagles were never going to get Bradford in that draft, but Pederson had researched him anyway, poring over every throw of Bradford's terrific college career, forming an impression that Pederson carried with him Tuesday to his introductory news conference as the Eagles head coach.
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January 21, 2016 | By Bob Brookover, Inquirer Columnist
Doug Pederson stood in the front of the NovaCare Complex auditorium for more than an hour Tuesday afternoon. He thanked lots of people and answered question after question about the most high-profile job he has ever held. Sure, he once opened a season as an NFL starting quarterback right here in Philadelphia, but nothing he did or said mattered much, which was good because he never did or said much that mattered. Pederson was Andy Reid's chosen body and mind to bridge the gap to the start of Donovan McNabb's career.
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January 20, 2016 | By Zach Berman, STAFF WRITER
The wait is over. The Eagles officially named Doug Pederson head coach on Monday. Pederson, who arrived in Philadelphia on Monday morning, is to be introduced at a news conference at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the NovaCare Complex. He becomes the 23d head coach in franchise history, including those who held the interim tag. "Doug is a strategic thinker, a compelling leader and communicator, and someone who truly knows how to get the best out of his players," Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie said in a statement.
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January 20, 2016 | By Les Bowen, Staff Writer
AT 2 P.M. Tuesday, Jeffrey Lurie will introduce the Eagles' 23rd head coach, Doug Pederson, at a NovaCare news conference. Presumably, Lurie also will entertain questions about where his franchise is headed, why Howie Roseman is again in charge of personnel, and why Roseman hasn't been available to reporters since rejoining the football side of Lurie's operation upon the firing of Chip Kelly three weeks ago. It ought to be a fun time for all. ...
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January 19, 2016 | By John Smallwood, Daily News Columnist
GIVEN THE CLOSE connection that Doug Pederson has to Andy Reid, it is human nature to think the Eagles' imminent hiring of the Kansas City Chiefs' offensive coordinator as head coach represents a return to the era Reid established in South Philadelphia for 14 seasons. After all, Reid, who was the quarterbacks coach in Green Bay when he was named Eagles coach in 1999, handpicked Pederson, the backup quarterback for the Packers, to be his first starter and help teach his system of offense to the Birds.
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January 18, 2016 | By Zach Berman, STAFF WRITER
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Saturday offered a reminder of what Philadelphia once had with Andy Reid. He coached deep into the playoffs, as he often did with the Eagles. And he answered questions about his time management, which he also did often with the Eagles. The New England Patriots stopped the Kansas City Chiefs' 11-game winning streak with a 27-20 win at Gillette Stadium. The Patriots advanced to their fifth consecutive AFC championship game. The Chiefs were eliminated, and the loss allows the Eagles to hire offensive coordinator Doug Pederson as their head coach.
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January 18, 2016 | By Les Bowen, Staff Writer
THERE WERE 20 to 25 candidates "that we spent a lot of time on," when the Eagles made a list of head-coaching possibilities, Ron Jaworski said Friday. He said a thorough vetting process knocked the candidates down to the half-dozen who were interviewed, with Doug Pederson emerging as the eventual choice. Jaworski served as a "special adviser" to the search committee of team chairman Jeffrey Lurie, team president Don Smolenski and vice president Howie Roseman. Jaworski said veteran former NFL general manager Bill Polian also advised, though Polian did not sit in on interviews.
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January 18, 2016 | By Zach Berman, Staff Writer
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Doug Pederson walked into the locker room as an assistant coach one last time on Saturday. He held a play sheet in his left hand while walking among players just seconds after the Kansas City Chiefs' 27-20 loss to the New England Patriots. Pederson exited 30 minutes later, wheeling a suitcase to the team bus after a bad night but heading toward a bright future. The next time he leaves a football field, it will be as the head coach of the Eagles. Pederson declined comment to reporters from the Philadelphia area in the Gillette Stadium hallway after the loss, which eliminated the Chiefs from the playoffs and will allow the Eagles to hire Pederson as Chip Kelly's replacement this week.
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