One year as a NFL head coach bought Doug Pederson some respect around the league.
The Sporting News updated their http://www.hl-sapporo.com/curtis-samuel-jersey-c-1_39.html
annual head coach rankings list, placing Pederson at No. 22 overall. Pederson, who led the Philadelphia Eagles to a surprising 7-9 record in 2016, was ranked No. 30 on this list last July.
"There’s something very Andy Reid-y about Pederson, and there’s no doubt he was an Eagles retro hire post-Chip Kelly," wrote Vinnie Iyer of The Sporting News. "To some degree, that can be a good model, which is playing out offensively with Carson Wentz. The key is to drive the offense up to attack mode with better weapons in Year 2."
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The Eagles should improve in Pederson's second season based on the collection of talent general manager Howie Roseman acquired http://www.hssmstore.com/daryl-worley-jersey-c-1_39.html
to improve the offense for Wentz.
Philadelphia signed Alshon Jeffery and Torrey Smith to upgrade at wide receiver in free agency, while drafting Mack Hollins and Shelton Gibson. The Eagles also signed LeGarrette Blount to be the No. 1 running back and Chance Warmack to compete for the left guard spot.
While Pederson has weapons on offense for Wentz in 2017, he also has an upgraded defense led by first-round draft pick Derek Barnett and Tim Jernigan on the defensive line.
The Eagles cornerback situation is still the weakest spot on the roster, but improved over last season with the free agent signing of Patrick Robinson, along with day two draft picks Sidney Jones (out until mid-season) and Rasul Douglas.
Philadelphia's roster improvements should Derek Anderson Authentic Jersey
be enough to compete for a playoff berth in the NFC.
If accomplished, Pederson should surely break into the top-20 of this list next year.