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Report: Eagles eye Billick

PHILADELPHIA — The Eagles interviewed Brian Billick, the former Ravens coach now a Fox analyst, for their coaching vacancy, and the Associated Press reported Sunday.

Billick, who led Baltimore to a Super Bowl title in the 2000 season, met with Philadelphia on Jan. 7, according to the AP. Billick, 58, hasn't coached since 2007. He was 80-64 with two division titles and four playoff berths in nine seasons. He was unavailable for comment.

The Eagles have talked to three college coaches — Notre Dame's Brian Kelly, Oregon's Chip Kelly and Penn State's Bill O'Brien — and Seahawks defensive coordinator Gus Bradley. They are set to talk to Bengals offensive coordinator Jay Gruden today and Colts offensive coordinator Bruce Arians later this week.

Jets reportedly struggle to hire GM

The Jets are having trouble finding a new general manager to the point, Fox Sports' Jay Glazer reported, they "can't give the position away."

Team owner Woody Johnson previously said Rex Ryan will remain coach. In addition, starting quarterback Mark Sanchez struggled throughout this season, and the team has salary cap problems.

Fox said the Jets are calling candidates who rejected them, asking them to reconsider. Ex-Bears GM Jerry Angelo and Jets assistant GM Scott Cohen also are expected to be interviewed, reported.

Gruden talk: Jon Gruden, the former Bucs coach now an ESPN analyst, was contacted by four teams about being coach, reported. The teams were not identified.

Chargers: Ken Whisenhunt, recently fired as Cardinals coach, interviewed for the coaching vacancy.

Panthers: Running back Jonathan Stewart had surgery for a sprained left ankle that caused him to miss five games. He's expected to be ready for offseason workouts.

Titans: Police in Jersey City, N.J., said they want to talk to receiver Kenny Britt. Police said he dropped off his brother, who had a non life-threatening stab wound, at a hospital but was uncooperative with officers when asked what happened.

Report: Eagles eye Billick 01/13/13 [Last modified: Monday, January 14, 2013 12:00am]
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