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Eagles showed late interest in Hue Jackson, per report

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Despite a previous report about how Hue Jackson wasn't on the Eagles' list of head coaching candidates, Mike Silver is reporting Philadelphia did show *some* level of interest in the former Bengals offensive coordinator.

As you can see, it doesn't seem that level of interest was very strong, or else the Eagles would have seemingly been more aggressive in pursuit. There were no reports of the Eagles being even a little bit interested in Jackson until now.

In any case, all of this is moot now since the Cleveland Browns have reportedly hired Jackson as their new head coach. Whether the Eagles wanted him or not, he's gone.

It's quite possible the Eagles didn't have strong interest due to Jackson's reported desire to have a strong say in personnel. The Eagles just got done seeing how that approach failed with Chip Kelly. For better or worse, Philadelphia is moving on to a more collaborative power structure.

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