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Report: Eagles promote Groh to offensive coordinator

By The Sports Xchange
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Philadelphia Eagles wide receivers coach Mike Groh will be promoted to offensive coordinator, ESPN reported on Tuesday.

Head coach Doug Pederson interviewed both Groh and running backs coach Duce Staley on Monday, with the latter expected to remain in his current position. Pederson calls the plays for the Super Bowl champion Eagles.

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Groh will replace Frank Reich, who left to become the head coach of the Indianapolis Colts.

The 46-year-old Groh joined Pederson's staff this past season after serving as a wide receivers coach for the Los Angeles Rams (2016), Chicago Bears (2013-15) and Alabama (2011-13). He also is the son of former New York Jets and Virginia head coach Al Groh.

Under Groh, wide receiver Nelson Agholor enjoyed a career season with 62 catches to go along with 768 receiving yards and eight touchdowns. In his first two years, Agholor totaled 59 catches for three touchdowns.

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