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Eagles deny Jets permission to interview QB coach John DeFilippo

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The Eagles have denied the Jets permission to interview quarterbacks coach John DeFilippo for their vacant offensive coordinator job, per Adam Schefter of ESPN.

DeFilippo is in his first year as quarterbacks coach with the Eagles after spending last season as the Browns offensive coordinator. DeFilippo is a familiar face to the Jets, having been their quarterbacks coach in 2009. The Jets have an opening at offensive coordinator after Chan Gailey retired.

Mike Garafolo of NFL Network indicated that DeFilippo was if not the Jets top choice, he was one of them:

DeFilippo is, so far, the only candidate the Jets have reportedly expressed interest in.