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14 big takeaways from Doug Pederson's first press conference as Eagles head coach

Here's what we learned.

Doug Pederson's first press conference as head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles took place on Tuesday afternoon. Eagles Chairman and CEO Jeffrey Lurie also spoke. It certainly wasn't the most inspiring presser of all time, but a lot of topics were addressed. Here's a brief overview of what we learned. Some of these topics will be covered in more detail in separate posts here at BGN, so stay tuned.

Eagles coaching search process

Why Lurie chose Pederson

Lurie confirmed Eagles will search for new head of player personnel

Lurie failed to clarify Howie Roseman's role because he said he doesn't want to give away details that could compromise a search for their new executive. Lurie did say he will hold Roseman accountable but he did not say how he will do that.

Jim Schwartz is the defensive coordinator

At least three Chip Kelly assistants are staying

Offensive coordinator hasn't been finalized

Pederson seems to like Sam Bradford, but Lurie wasn't so convincing

Pederson will call plays

Pederson was responsible for the Chiefs' final drive taking so long against the Patriots

Pederson didn't commit to a specific offensive style

Who will have final say on the roster?

Players Pederson is looking forward to working with

Pederson also mentioned Jason Kelce.

Pederson believes the Eagles can rebound quickly

Sounds like the Eagles won't be going back to Lehigh for training camp


Stay tuned to BGN for more analysis.

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