Eagles Hiring Colts OC Nick Sirianni As Next Head Coach


Adam Schefter reports that the Eagles are hiring Colts OC Nick Sirianni as their next head coach. 

Nick Sirianni

Recent reports mentioned that the Eagles were likely deciding between Sirianni and Patriots OC Josh McDaniels. 

The Eagles interviewed Sirianni for the job on Tuesday and the meeting went well enough that it spilled over into Wednesday. 

Here’s the pool of candidates for the Eagles’ job:

  • 49ers defensive coordinator Robert Saleh
  • Buccaneers defensive coordinator Todd Bowles
  • Patriots LBs Coach Jerod Mayo
  • Panthers offensive coordinator Joe Brady
  • Eagles assistant HC/RBs coach Duce Staley
  • Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels 
  • Chiefs offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy
  • Titans offensive coordinator Arthur Smith
  • Cowboys offensive coordinator Kellen Moore
  • Colts offensive coordinator Nick Sirianni 
  • Cowboys special teams coordinator John Fassel 
  • Saints defensive coordinator Dennis Allen 
  • Oklahoma HC Lincoln Riley

Sirianni, 39, began his coaching career at Mount Union back in 2004 as their defensive backs coach. After a few years at IUP, the Chiefs hired Sirianni as their offensive quality control coach and he held a few positions before joining the Chargers in 2013.

Sirianni served as the Chargers offensive quality control coach and QBs coach before moving to WRs coach in 2016. He was hired by the Colts as their offensive coordinator in 2018. 

In 2020, the Colts offense ranked No. 10 in yards per game, No. 9 in points per game, No. 11 in passing yards per game and No. 11 in rushing yards per game. 

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