The Eagles made things official and (finally) announced the hiring of Nick Sirianni as the team’s new head coach on Sunday morning. It’s a move that has been reported and expected for days, but there were some contract items to iron out before everyone signed on the dotted line.
Official: Nick Sirianni has been named head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles.#FlyEaglesFly pic.twitter.com/zMV95oIXFV— Philadelphia Eagles (@Eagles) January 24, 2021
We aren’t expected to hear from Philly’s new head coach in a press conference until later in the week, as Sirianni fills his coaching staff and gets familiar with the organization and players.
The Eagles are reportedly bringing in Jonathan Gannon as the team’s defensive coordinator, and are interviewing two candidates — Curtis Modkins and Shane Steichen — for the offensive Coordinator role. Sirianni is also expected to keep Jeff Stoutland (thankfully), but there are reports that Duce Staley wants out of his contract (understandably).
Howie Roseman made sure to emphasize last year that the team was focusing on getting younger, and it looks like that new strategy is extending to the coaching side of things this year, as well.