Eagles reportedly interview Panthers OC Joe Brady for head coaching position

The Eagles have reportedly interviewed Panthers offensive coordinator Joe Brady for their head coaching position.

Brady, 31, is one of the hottest names out there right now.

The #Eagles have interviewed #Panthers OC Joe Brady for their open head coaching job, source said. Brady has interviewed for nearly every opening this circuit.

— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) January 13, 2021

Jeff Lurie always talks about finding innovative offensive minds and Brady certainly fits that bill. While he’s a young coach, Brady is considered a fast riser in the coaching world.

Why did Matt Rhule hire Brady as his offensive coordinator last offseason?

“The reason why I wanted to hire Joe was at LSU, he ran a version of the Saints’ system,” Rhule said, via the Panthers’ website. “As a college coach, I studied NFL tape all the time. Obviously, with them being in the NFC South, I have so much respect for Sean Payton, their system, their ability to consistently execute and play at the highest of levels.

“And so you see Joe with his own take put on something that’s really strong fundamentally and sound fundamentally.”

Before his one season with the Panthers under Rhule, Brady was the passing game coordinator and wide receivers coach at LSU in 2019, when he was credited for helping Joe Burrow become the No. 1 overall pick.

In 2019, Brady won the Broyles Award as college football’s top assistant coach.

Before that, Brady worked…

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