6 Candidates who could replace Nick Sirianni if he doesn’t survive

Nick Sirianni, Philadelphia Eagles (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)
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Nick Sirianni, Philadelphia Eagles
Nick Sirianni, Philadelphia Eagles (Photo by Tim Nwachukwu/Getty Images) /

The Philadelphia Eagles wouldn’t replace Nick Sirianni after one season, would they?

Everyone has their role to play. There’s a reason why certain people play and others coach. There are also reasons why some people become executives and others remain fans. More often than not, the Philadelphia Eagles leadership knows more about what they’re doing than fans who criticize them. Nick Sirianni is a better head coach than just about every armchair talent that second-guesses his every move, and that’s a fact whether you want to believe that or not.

Now, that isn’t to say that fans are always wrong. It seemed like everyone except for the Eagles leadership structure knew to draft Justin Jefferson over Jalen Reagor. Who knows why Howie Roseman couldn’t figure that out. Here’s the point though. Fans can be impulsive.

Take the contingent that believes that Nick Sirianni’s head-coaching era should be of the one-and-done variety. That seems a little extreme, but these days, so many people are beginning to agree with that sentiment, that it’s worth discussing.

The only reason that Nick Sirianni and Jonathan Gannon are still employed by the Philadelphia Eagles is that fans aren’t consulted in this team’s hiring and termination practices, but who’s to say that Philly’s brass isn’t giving some serious thought to the idea?

Well, you know what they say. We won’t know until it happens, but let’s just say Jaffrey Lurie does hit the self-destruct button. Many, Donovan McNabb included, would say that a coaching change wouldn’t matter much unless Howie Roseman is replaced too, but let’s explore the idea anyway.

We’ve found a former Eagle, a retired offensive genius, an Andy Reid disciple, a coordinator with ties to Philadelphia, and a dream hire who’s probably an impossibility. Here are six candidates if Sirianni doesn’t survive after 2021.