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REPORT: Eagles Want HC Interview w/ Cowboys ST Coordinator John Fassel

The are apparently in the small minority of those impressed with what the did in 2020. After requesting to interview Offensive Coordinator Kellen Moore last week for their head vacancy, the Eagles are now reportedly wanting to do the same with Special Team Coordinator .

Fassel has been a longtime “guru” of in the NFL, coordinating the Raiders' unit from 2008-2011 and then for the Rams from 2012-2019. He joined the Cowboys last year as part of the sweeping change with new .

We saw Fassel's innovative approach to special teams at multiple points last season. But along with the trick plays and successful onside kicks were a bounceback season for , the emergence of Hunter Niswander at , and a -worthy season from C.J, Goodwin in his various roles.

Fassel served as an interim head coach for three games in 2016 after the Rams fired Jeff FIsher. He was retained by in his special team role and remained on until his contract expired and he took the job in Dallas.

Now, he may get a chance to run the whole show with the Eagles.

Philadelphia fired last Monday in a stunning development just a few years since winning the . But between 's fall from grace and the public relations disaster from their finale, the relationship issues within the Eagles organization were laid bare and led to Pederson's dismissal.

Only the Eagles know where John Fassel ranks in terms of their interest level among other candidates. But his pedigree in the NFL (son of Jim Fassel) and reputation as one of the best special teams minds in the game have at least put him on their radar.

Jess Haynie
Jess Haynie
Cowboys fan since 1992, blogger since 2011. Bringing you the objectivity of an outside perspective with the passion of a die-hard fan. I love to talk to my readers, so please comment on any article and I'll be sure to respond!

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