Philadelphia Eagles: Grades for every assistant coaching change in 2020

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Is bad coaching the reason for this Philadelphia Eagles team’s regression?

After taking well over a month to make decisions on what to do with so many important vacancies, especially at two of the team’s most-talked-about weaknesses (wide receiver and defensive backs), Philly announced a bevy of coaching changes.

Let’s just say that fans and several members of the media were less than pumped with some of them. Let’s rap for a few seconds.

Matt Burke – Run Game Coordinator/Defensive Line Coach:

Matt Burke joined the ‘Birds’ as a defensive special assistant way back in 2019. That seems like forever ago. He was named the team’s defensive line coach in February. How well he’s doing is a matter of interpretation.

On one hand, despite all of the talent he has at defensive tackle, they can’t seem to get it together. On the other, it’s hard to get too angry about that sack total and the development of Josh Sweat and an improving Derek Barnett. Grade: C