Ian Rapoport reports that Eagles QBs coach John DeFilippo is one of the Seahawks’ top targets for their offensive coordinator position and are hoping to speak to him if Philadelphia loses to the Falcons.
The Seahawks also plan to speak with Colts QBs coach Brian Schottenheimer regarding the position as well.
DeFilippo actually interviewed for the Cardinals’ head-coaching job last week and has come up as a popular offensive coordinator candidate. It’s worth mentioning that DeFilippo’s contract expires once the Eagles’ season is over, which means Philadelphia won’t be able to block him from taking a new position.
DeFilippo, 39, began his NFL coaching career with the Giants back in 2005. He spent two years with the Giants before the Raiders hired him as their quarterbacks coach in 2007.
After a brief stint with the Jets, DeFilippo returned to the Raiders and was later hired by the Browns as their offensive coordinator in 2015. Unfortunately, the Browns fired their coaching staff after one season and he later agreed to coach the Eagles quarterbacks last year.
In 2016, the Jets ranked No. 26 in total yards, No. 12 in rushing yards, No. 27 in passing yards and No. 29 in points scored this year.