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Eagles To Interview Denver's McCoy

Posted Jan 2, 2013

The Eagles have confirmed reports that they will be interviewing Denver Broncos offensive coordinator Mike McCoy for the team's head coaching vacancy. McCoy, 40, has helped lead the Broncos to a 13-3 record and the number one seed in the AFC playoffs behind an offense led by Peyton Manning. The Broncos rank fourth in the league in total offense and second is scoring offense. Last season, McCoy designed an offense around Tim Tebow, who took over as quarterback during the season.

Before his time as offensive coordinator for the Broncos, McCoy served nine seasons as an assistant coach with the Carolina Panthers. For his full coaching history, read the table below.

McCoy's Coaching History
 Year Team Title Notes
2012 Denver Broncos Offensive Coordinator 13-3 Broncos rank second in the league in scoring offense, fourth in total offense. Transitioned offensive scheme to surround Peyton Manning.
Denver Broncos Offensive Coordinator Handled midseason QB change from Kyle Orton to Tim Tebow. Designed Tebow-friendly scheme that helped lead team to playoff victory over Pittsburgh.
2010 Denver Broncos Offensive Coordinator Despite 4-12 record, Orton's numbers improved slightly and Denver ranked seventh in passing offense.
Denver Broncos Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks Coach Kyle Orton posted career-best numbers, throwing for 21 TDs and 12 INTs for an 86.8 QB rating.
2008 Carolina Panthers
Passing Game Coordinator/Quarterbacks Coach Jake Delhomme led 12-4 Panthers and Carolina ranked fifth in yards per pass.
Carolina Panthers Passing Game Coordinator/Quarterbacks Coach Four different QBs won games for Carolina (Delhomme, Vinny Testaverde, David Carr & Matt Moore).
2006 Carolina Panthers Quarterbacks Coach Panthers went 8-8 as Delhomme missed three games.
Carolina Panthers Quarterbacks Coach Panthers went to NFC Championship game and Jake Delhomme made first Pro Bowl trip.
2004 Carolina Panthers Quarterbacks Coach Jake Delhomme's most productive season, in which he ranked fifth in passing yards and touchdowns.
Carolina Panthers Quarterbacks Coach Went to Super Bowl in Jake Delhomme's first season as a starting QB.
2002 Carolina Panthers Quarterbacks Coach/Offensive Assistant Coached trio of Rodney Peete, Chris Weinke & Randy Fasani in 7-9 season.
Carolina Panthers Wide Receivers Coach Helped develop then-rookie WR Steve Smith.
Carolina Panthers Offensive Assistant First NFL coaching job after career as journeyman quarterback.

The Eagles have already confirmed interviews with Atlanta Falcons assistants Mike Nolan and Keith Armstrong. The team has not yet announced when they will meet with McCoy. For the latest rumors surrounding the Eagles' search for a new head coach, check out our Rumor Mill page.

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