Jaguars’ Doug Pederson isn’t sure what reception he’ll get from Eagles fans

Doug Pederson was the head coach of the only Philadelphia Eagles team to win a Super Bowl. His tenure with the team ended with a 42-37-1 regular season record and it reportedly ended because of disagreements with ownership over the construction of his coaching staff.

There isn’t much reason to believe Eagles fans won’t welcome back Pederson with a nice ovation before rooting for the Jacksonville Jaguars to lose. But the coach also knows that Philadelphia fans aren’t exactly known for their welcoming disposition.

“I don’t know, it could be mixed,” Pederson said of the reception he expects. “You hope it’s a good one obviously for the things you did there, but I also know that crowd and they can be a little hostile and [I’m] looking forward to that too.

“Listen, understanding that and having been there and worked there, you just understand that it’s [how it is]. Even when I was there and we were winning games or losing games, you were still getting booed, so it doesn’t really matter.”

Philadelphia isn’t doing poorly in its post-Pederson era. After head coach Nick Sirianni led the team to a 9-8 record and a trip to the playoffs last season, he has the Eagles out to a 3-0 start this year.

Pederson is also finding success in his first job after Philadelphia, leading the Jaguars to a 2-1 start that has the team atop the AFC South standings.

Story originally appeared on Jaguars Wire