GamePlan: How Nick Sirianni Earned the Eagles’ Trust

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Sports Illustrated

By Albert Breer Philly’s coach is the only new hire from last year’s cycle in the playoffs. Plus, previewing wild-card weekend. The Eagles weren’t trying to reinvent the coaching-search wheel in January 2021. If they’re being honest about it, more than anything, they were just scrambling to catch up. Doug Pederson was fired on Jan. 11, a full week after the regular season ended. Three days after that, the Jaguars announced the arrival of Urban Meyer, the Jets officially took Robert Saleh off the market, and the Lions and Falcons were moving on Dan Campbell and Arthur Smith, respectively. Quiet…

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