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January 14, 2021

Report: Eagles to interview Cowboys OC Kellen Moore for vacant HC job

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The Philadelphia Eagles will be interviewing Dallas Cowboys offensive coordinator Kellen Moore for their vacant head coaching job, according to a report from Todd Archer of ESPN.

Moore, 32, is now the third candidate that the Eagles are linked to who is in his early 30's. They reportedly already met with Panthers offensive coordinator Joe Brady (31) and Patriots LB coach Jerod Mayo (34).

Moore played in the NFL for six years with the Lions and Cowboys, before transitioning from player to quarterbacks coach in 2018. He was promoted to offensive coordinator in 2019 at the age of 30. A look at the Cowboys' offensive numbers with Moore as the team's OC:

Year Points Yards Takeaways DVOA 
 202017 14 27 24 

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The Cowboys' offense has obviously been the strength of their team the last few years. Of course, in 2020, it was handicapped by injuries to Dak Prescott, Tyron Smith, La'el Collins, and Zack Martin, as well as the retirement of Travis Frederick. And yet, the Cowboys' offense still finished 17th in points and 14th in yards.

Yes, I know, ew, Cowboys yucky, but Moore is an intriguing young candidate who has gotten the most of Dallas' offense, and has helped Prescott go from a fourth-round pick to a borderline top 10 NFL starting quarterback.

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