It's not even Black Monday yet and the Philadelphia Eagles have already been linked to quite a few names in their search for a new head coach. The two latest names come courtesy of a report from NFL insider Alex Marvez:
FOX Sports has learned that Chicago offensive coordinator Adam Gase, Detroit defensive coordinator Teryl Austin and New York Giants offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo are among the candidates the Eagles will consider pursuing as replacements for the fired Chip Kelly.
We already know Gase is reportedly set to interview in Philadelphia this week. Austin and McAdoo are new names, however.
The 50-year-old Austin has had some success as Detroit's defensive coordinator. He entertained head coaching interviews last offseason but ultimately ended up staying with the Lions. Austin played college football for Pittsburgh a defensive back. He's been in the NFL since 2003 outside of a brief stint as the Florida Gators defensive coordinator in 2010.
McAdoo, meanwhile, should be more familiar to Eagles fans. He's the Giants' offensive coordinator, and he's rumored to be an internal candidate for New York if Tom Coughlin decides to retire or gets forced out. The 38-year-old McAdoo has been in the NFL since 2004. He spent time working with Aaron Rodgers as Green Bay's quarterback coach from 2012-2013.
These two candidates are the latest in a long list of coaches the Eagles are rumored to be have interest in. Duce Staley (interviewed), Pat Shurmur (interim head coach), Doug Pederson, Sean Payton, and Gase are just some of the other names that have been linked to Philadelphia's vacancy so far.