|Andy Reid walked off the field for the last time as Eagles head coach after losing to the Giants on Sunday.(US Presswire)|
It’s official -- the Eagles announced on their website Monday morning that Andy Reid has been fired as their coach after 14 seasons in Philadelphia.
Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie released the following statement through the website philadelphiaeagles.com:
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“Andy Reid won the most games of any head coach in Eagles history and he is someone I respect greatly and will remain friends with for many years to come,” Lurie said. “But, it is time for the Eagles to move in a new direction. Coach Reid leaves us with a winning tradition that we can build upon. And we are very excited about the future.”
Lurie, who will discuss his decision further at a noon press conference, also said the search for a new coach “will begin immediately.”
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