The Eagles are experiencing post-Super Bowl blues, holding a 6-7 record heading into Sunday’s game against the Los Angeles Rams, with playoff hopes fast fading.
Much of the Eagles-related discussion in recent days has been centered around a strange situation surrounding quarterback Carson Wentz and his back injury. Pederson was testy with the media in discussing the topic on Friday.
Fans seem to be getting testy with Pederson, too.
And some might even want his predecessor to return, however ridiculous that might sound.
Andy Reid — Pederson’s mentor, no less — is coaching the Kansas City Chiefs, who many consider a Super Bowl contender and the AFC favorite, even after a loss to the Los Angeles Chargers on Thursday night.
The Chiefs (11-3) are thriving in Reid’s sixth year with team, armed with possibly the most talented quarterback he’s ever coached in Patrick Mahomes.
Some Eagles fans in Kansas City (see above tweet) would like Reid to instead coach Carson Wentz, it seems.
Let’s get this out of the way — that is never happening.
The Eagles fan base had a complicated relationship with Reid in his 14 years coaching in Philadelphia, as the franchise reached levels of success unparalled by all but a few other teams. Unlike Pederson, though, Reid was unable to ever win the Big One, losing in one Super Bowl and being eliminated in four other NFC Championship games.
He was fired in 2011 and replaced by Chip Kelly.
Pederson will be here for the long haul, even if some fans have already jump shipped, just 10 months after he brought the first-ever Super Bowl victory in Eagles history.