Jeffrey Lurie toured the offices of the Philadelphia Eagles for the first time as owner in 1994 and found the National Football League team sharing windowless space in Veterans Stadium with live rodents.
Andy Reid was fired by the Philadelphia Eagles following an 4-12 season that included an eight-game losing streak, ending a coaching tenure that produced nine postseason berths yet never a Super Bowl title.
The New York Jets signed Michael Vick and cut Mark Sanchez, adding a veteran backup quarterback while ending an up-and-down five-year relationship with the passer who led them to two conference title games.
Andy Reid won’t return as coach of the Philadelphia Eagles following the worst season of his 14- year tenure, the Associated Press reported, citing three unidentified people with knowledge of the situation.
Garrett Reid, the eldest son of Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid, died yesterday in the dormitory room he stayed in while helping the National Football League team at its training camp. He was 29.
Andy Reid of the Philadelphia Eagles and Lovie Smith of the Chicago Bears were among seven of the National Football League’s 32 head coaches to get fired a day after the conclusion of the regular season.