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Fri, 07 Dec 2012 17:47:32 -0800
The Carolina Panthers have allowed a 100-yard rusher in their last three games, and Atlanta Falcons RB Michael Turner, who Carolina faces in Week 14, has run for 100 yards in six of his 10 games against the Panthers, including earlier this season. Two of the team's best run defenders are out, too. The Panthers give up 128.8 yards per game on the ground, and opponents are running for 5.3 yards per carry in the last three games against them. Defensive coordinator Sean McDermott said the defensive line's "gap integrity" has been compromised recently. DT Ron Edwards (elbow) being out for the season has hurt the team's edge pass rush, too.
Mon, 17 Oct 2011 11:38:19 -0700
Carolina Panthers defensive coordinator Sean McDermott said the team could use the 3-4 defensive alignment in the future.
Sun, 24 Jul 2011 23:12:49 -0700
The Philadelphia Eagles do not seem interested in bringing back free-agent SS Quintin Mikell. He might end up signing with the Carolina Panthers due to his relationship with defensive coordinator Sean McDermott.
Mon, 17 Jan 2011 14:11:29 -0800
The Carolina Panthers hired former Philadelphia Eagles defensive coordinator Sean McDermott as their new defensive coordinator Monday, Jan. 17, according to ESPN's Chris Mortensen.
Sun, 16 Jan 2011 11:16:44 -0800
The Carolina Panthers are interested in former Philadelphia Eagles defensive coordinator Sean McDermott for their vacant defensive coordinator position, reports ESPN's Chris Mortensen.
Sun, 16 Jan 2011 11:12:34 -0800
The Denver Broncos are interested in former Philadelphia Eagles defensive coordinator Sean McDermott for their vacant defensive coordinator position, reports ESPN's Chris Mortensen.
Sat, 15 Jan 2011 15:29:51 -0800
The Philadelphia Eagles have fired defensive coordinator Sean McDermott, a source told Adam Caplan, of FOXSports.com.
Mon, 10 Jan 2011 09:37:06 -0800
Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid said defensive coordinator Sean McDermott will return to the team next season, reports Jeff McLane, of the Philadelphia Inquirer.
Mon, 30 Aug 2010 09:24:53 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles defensive coordinator Sean McDermott said during his press conference that he is looking for the defense to be more physical than it was last season. "We want our whole defense to be more physical than we were last year. And in my mind, you can never be physical enough. At each and every position we are going to look to be aggressive and be very physical and tackling is a big part of that," McDermott said.
Wed, 06 Jan 2010 11:44:19 -0800
Jay Glazer, of FOXSports.com, reports Arizona Cardinals assistant head coach Russ Grimm and Philadelphia Eagles defensive coordinator Sean McDermott could be candidates for the Buffalo Bills' vacant head coaching position. The Bills will not have the opportunity to interview these coaches because their teams are still playing.
Mon, 04 Jan 2010 08:46:09 -0800
Jay Glazer, of FOXSports.com, reports the Buffalo Bills are making plans to interview several current assistant coaches to fill their head-coaching void, including Philadelphia Eagles defensive coordinator Sean McDermott, Arizona Cardinals assistant head coach Russ Grimm and Minnesota Vikings defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier. Other possibilities include New York Jets offensive coordinator Brian Scottenheimer and San Diego Chargers defensive coordinator Ron Rivera.
Mon, 27 Jul 2009 07:07:25 -0700
The Associated Press reports Philadelphia Eagles defensive coordinator Sean McDermott will continue to rely on an aggressive style of defense, such as the one employed by his predecessor, Jim Johnson. McDermott didn't hesitate when asked the most important advice he's received from Johnson. "Blitz, and blitz again," McDermott said.
Fri, 24 Jul 2009 09:01:04 -0700
ESPN.com reports the Philadelphia Eagles have officially named Sean McDermott as their defensive coordinator. He takes over for Jim Johnson, who is on an indefinite leave of absence due to treatment for a cancerous tumor on his spine. McDermott, 35, signed a two-year contract Thursday, July 23. He served as the team's secondary coach last season.
Thu, 23 Jul 2009 09:18:10 -0700
Bob Brookover, of the Philadelphia Inquirer, reports Philadelphia Eagles secondary coach Sean McDermott will continue to work as the defensive coordinator during training camp while current defensive coordinator Jim Johnson battles melanoma, according to sources.
Thu, 11 Jun 2009 12:58:22 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid said during his press conference that he is confident in secondary coach Sean McDermott if he needs to take over the defensive coordinator duties this season.
Wed, 20 May 2009 18:31:48 -0700
Bob Brookover, of the Philadelphia Inquirer, reports Philadelphia Ealges head coach Andy Reid could have more of a role in the team's defense with defensive coordinator Jim Johnson sidelined as he deals with cancer, according to former NFL LB Ike Reese. Reese said, "Andy has always trusted Jim with doing it. He had the luxury of trusting Jim's experience. There's nobody coaching the defense now that gives him that luxury. That means Andy is going to have more of a role with the defense. There's automatically more on his plate. To what degree, I don't know. " Secondary coach Sean McDermott is leading the team's defense during offseason workouts.
Mon, 18 May 2009 10:37:03 -0700
Sal Paolantonio, of ESPN.com, reports Philadelphia Eagles defensive coordinator Jim Johnson is taking a leave of absence to begin a second round of chemotherapy to deal with cancer that has confined him to a wheel chair. Johnson won't coach at the upcoming organized team activities. "I told him to take care of himself first, and when he's ready to come back, come back," head coach Andy Reid said. "I'd like to tell you he's great, but he's not. He's struggling right now. I told him, when you feel like it, come back." Secondary coach Sean McDermott will coach the defense in the interim.
Wed, 08 Apr 2009 20:36:32 -0700
Ed Thompson, of Scout.com, reports University of Tennessee CB DeAngelo Willingham worked out for Philadelphia Eagles secondary coach Sean McDermott March 18, according to a source.
Mon, 28 Jan 2008 09:03:34 -0800
The Philadelphia Eagles announced Monday, Jan. 28, Sean McDermott will be the team's secondary coach.
Tue, 23 Jan 2007 08:03:10 -0800
The Philadelphia Eagles announced Tuesday, Jan. 23, they have named Sean McDermott the team's linebackers coach.