According to a report from NFL.com's Michael Silver, the Oakland Raiders have hired Eagles quarterback coach Bill Musgrave to be their new offensive coordinator. Silver also reports that the St. Louis Rams had interest in Musgrave. Rumors of the Raiders interest in Musgrave first emerged on Sunday.
New Raiders head coach Jack Del Rio knows Musgrave well. Musgrave served as Jacksonville's offensive coordinator from 2003-2004 while Del Rio was the head coach of the Jaguars.
Musgrave joined the Eagles as a quarterback coach during the 2014 offseason after being fired as the offensive coordinator of the Minnesota Vikings. He oversaw a quarterback position that led the NFL in turnovers; Nick Foles threw 10 interceptions while Mark Sanchez threw 11. It's hard to gauge what kind of impact Musgrave had on the Eagles' signal callers but the team might not be too sad to see him gone.
With Musgrave out of the picture, the Eagles have lost their quarterback coach for the second straight season under Chip Kelly's tenure as head coach. In 2014 it was Bill Lazor who was hired by the Dolphins to be Miami's offensive coordinator. There was indication that Foles and Lazor didn't exactly see eye to eye. Speaking of the Eagles quarterback, Foles is now set to have his fourth different quarterback coach in as many seasons spent in Philadelphia.
No word on who will potentially replace Musgrave.
In related news, the Eagles made some changes to their coaching staff. The team hired Cory Undlin from the Denver Broncos to be their new defensive backs coach. The Eagles promoted assistant tight ends coach Justin Peele to tight ends coach. Former DB coach John Lovett and former TE coach Ted Williams have been moved to Philadelphia's pro scouting department.