Eagles’ Duce Staley could reportedly be coaching elsewhere next season

Jessica Wong

Eagles assistant head coach and running backs coach Duce Staley may not be on the Eagles sideline for the first time since 2012. According to The Athletic’s Adam Jahns, Chicago Bears head coach Matt Nagy has some interest in adding Staley to the Bears’ coaching staff. The role Staley would […]

Eagles assistant head coach and running backs coach Duce Staley may not be on the Eagles sideline for the first time since 2012.

According to The Athletic’s Adam Jahns, Chicago Bears head coach Matt Nagy has some interest in adding Staley to the Bears’ coaching staff. The role Staley would serve in is unknown.

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Staley had reportedly been a target of the Bears this past offseason, but he remained with the Eagles and received a raise.

Staley was one of the candidates interviewed to become the Eagles head coach after Doug Pederson was fired Jan. 11. However, reports came out Thursday that the team would name Indianapolis Colts offensive coordinator Nick Sirianni as the team’s head coach.

Staley, a former running back with the Eagles, began his coaching career with the Eagles in 20121 as a special teams quality control coach. Staley has coached under three different coaches, starting with Andy Reid, followed by Chip Kelly, and then Pederson.

Staley has been instrumental in the development of running back Miles Sanders and has also worked with LeSean McCoy, Boston Scott, Ryan Matthews, and DeMarco Murray.

It would not be surprising to see Staley leave after being passed over again for a head coaching job. Staley had the support of players, both current and former, who wanted to see him take over the job.

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