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Eagles Coordinator Is Potential Head Coach Candidate At UNLV

Written by Tony Ghaul

The Las Vegas Journal-Review reports Philadelphia Eagles offensive coordinator Shane Steichen could be on the short list of Head Coach candidates at UNLV.

UNLV fired Marcus Arroyo following a 5-7 season. Arroyo went 7-23 in three seasons as the Revels Head Coach. Steichen played QB for UNLV. He also was a student assistant and offensive graduate assistant for the Rebels.

Last week, ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler reported the Eagles could be in position to lose Steichen: “The Eagles’ offense has only improved under coordinator Shane Steichen’s watch.”

Two weeks ago, NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero also said Steichen is a head coach candidate to watch: “Steichen has overseen the Eagles’ offensive rise since taking over play-calling duties during the 2021 season and has a good reputation going back to his days with the Chargers.”

Steichen has worked wonders with QB Jalen Hurts, who’s emerged as an MVP candidate.

Eagles offensive coordinator Shane Steichen. Photo courtsey of Bleeding Green Nation

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