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Sunday, January 20, 2013
Pat Shurmur likely to join Eagles

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Former Cleveland Browns coach Pat Shurmur is expected to join Chip Kelly's coaching staff in Philadelphia, likely as the Eagles' offensive coordinator, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.

Shurmur, 47, went 9-23 in his two seasons with the Browns, who were still in the playoff mix before closing the season with three straight losses to finish 5-11. He was fired following the season and since replaced in Cleveland by new coach Rob Chudzinski.

Before becoming the Browns' coach, Shurmur was the St. Louis Rams' offensive coordinator for two seasons.

The Eagles hired Kelly last week, choosing the former Oregon coach as the successor to longtime coach Andy Reid, who was fired after 14 seasons with the team. Reid was named the Chiefs' new coach soon after his dismissal by Philadelphia.

Kelly hasn't yet named his defensive coordinator, either, and has interviewed Giants linebackers coach Jim Herrmann for the position, a league source told ESPN.

Information from ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter and The Associated Press was used in this report.