Eagles Fire Andy Reid

    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - DECEMBER 30:  Head coach Andy Reid of the Philadelphia Eagles walks the sideline in the first half against the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium on December 30, 2012 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)


    Did those 14 years together mean nothing to the Philadelphia Eagles? Apparently not enough. The football team’s head coach, Andy Reid—the longest-tenured head coach in the NFL—has been kicked to the curb. On Monday morning, Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie held a press conference to discuss the team’s decision to get rid of the coach, who led them to a record-breaking 140 victories, five NFC championship games, and a Super Bowl appearance, among other accolades, and called Reid “someone I respect greatly.” Reid wasn’t the only NFL casualty Monday. The New York Jets’ general manager, Mike Tannenbaum, got the ax, as did longtime Chicago Bears coach Lovie Smith.

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