The Philadelphia Eagles fired Chip Kelly on Tuesday which opened up a major job in the NFL. (Well, there's only 32 of them so they're all major.)
The Chiefs once went to the Eagles to find a coach when they hired Andy Reid. Could the Eagles look to the Chiefs for their next coach?
Here's a look at the Chiefs potential coaching candidates:
Offensive coordinator Doug Pederson: Andy Reid mentioned recently that Pederson has made some of the Chiefs play calls this year. We're left to guess how many but that Reid said Pederson is involved in that is potentially significant. Pederson was the Eagles quarterback when Andy Reid first took the job in Philly. My sense is that Pederson isn't ready yet but Reid, who said before that he thinks Pederson is a future head coach, will continue to prepare him for that day.
Defensive coordinator Bob Sutton: The Eagles went all-out on offense in the past three years under Chip Kelly. What about the defense? Bob Sutton probably hasn't gotten enough credit for what he's done with the Chiefs as the defensive coordinator. I haven't heard any chatter about Sutton but he has the profile of a head coach candidate.
Special teams coach Dave Toub: Special teams coaches don't often interview for head coaching jobs but Toub has. Also of note is that the Eagles under Reid once employed John Harbaugh as special teams coach. He moved to the secondary before he got his job with the Ravens.
Running backs coach Eric Bieniemy: This would be a little outside the box considering Bieniemy has been the running backs coach but look at what he's done in KC this year. With Jamaal Charles going down, the Chiefs run game hardly missed a beat. That's impressive. He is someone to be looked at.
Head coach Andy Reid: Just kidding!