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Eagles to interview Pat Shurmur and Adam Gase for head coach position

The Eagles coaching search kicks into gear.

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The Eagles will interview interim head coach Pat Shurmur on Monday and Bears offensive coordinator Adam Gase on Tuesday, per Adam Schefter and Chris Mortenson of ESPN:

Shurmur has served as the Eagles offensive coordinator since 2013 and was the team's interim head coach on Sunday in their 35-30 win over the Giants. Prior to joining the Eagles, Shurmur was head coach of the Cleveland Browns from 2011 to 2012, where he was 9-23. From 1999-2008 he was the Eagles quarterbacks coach, then was Steve Spagnuolo's offensive coordinator in St. Louis in 2009 and 2010, in the latter of which he coached Sam Bradford during his rookie year.

Gase, 37, is in his first year as Bears offensive coordinator after holding the same position for Bears coach John Fox in Denver in 2013 and 2014 after spending the previous two seasons as the Broncos quarterback coach. In 2013 Peyton Manning shattered the record books with 55 TDs and 5,477 passing yards, both single-season records as the Broncos offense led the league in points and yards. In 2014 they finished second and fourth, respectively. Out of the shadow of Manning, Gase has drawn praise for dramatically cutting down Jay Cutler's turnovers this season. Interest in Gase is high, he is already also scheduled to meet with the Dolphins and Browns, per Fox:

We'll have more thorough profiles of both candidates in the coming days.

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