The Eagles showed significant improvement under rookie coach Nick Sirianni following a 4-11-1 season in 2020. They started 2-5 but won seven of the next nine to secure a playoff berth. However, all of Philadelphia’s wins except one over New Orleans (9-8) came against teams with losing records.
The Texans follow on the heels of the Denver Broncos and Minnesota Vikings, organizations who have a history with Gannon and want to talk with him about becoming a head coach. Gannon was the assistant defensive backs coach with the Vikings from 2014-17 and the organization still thinks very highly of him. Meanwhile, George Paton was the assistant GM in Minnesota when Gannon was there and is now the GM of the Broncos.
I mean the kid is obviously trying but when you grow up in the generation of participation trophies you get people who think they are better than they are. The man was benched by Nick Saban who I think can be acknowledged as one of the better coaches in the NCAA. He evidently thought his team would be better off woth someone else at the wheel.