The Eagles finally got around to officially announcing new head coach Chip Kelly's staff of assistant coaches Friday.
Offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur, defensive coordinator Billy Davis and special teams coordinator Dave Fipp top a list of 20 coaches who will be working under Kelly in 2013.
Kelly retained only two coaches from coach Andy Reid's staff. Duce Staley will be coaching the Eagles running backs next season after working with special teams in 2012. Long-time Eagles running backs coach Ted Williams will be in charge of tight ends.
Shurmur previously coached with the Eagles for 10 years (1999-2008). He just finished a two-year stint as Cleveland's head coach following two years as St. Louis' offensive coordinator. Considering Kelly is installing his own offense, however, Shurmur may not have as much influence as some of the league's other offensive coordinators.
Ironically, Davis was Shurmur's linebackers coach in Cleveland the last two seasons. He previously served as defensive coordinator with San Francisco (2005-06) and Arizona (2009-10). There is a chance he will install a 3-4 defense, an alignment the Eagles have never used on a full-time basis.
Fipp was Miami's special teams coordinator for the last two seasons after serving as San Francisco's assistant special teams coordinator for three years.
In addition to Shurmur, Staley and Williams, the other offensive assistants include Greg Austin (assistant offensive line), Bob Bicknell (wide receivers), Bill Lazor (quarterbacks), Justin Peelle (assistant tight ends), Jeff Stoutland (offensive line) and Press Taylor (offensive quality control).
Davis will be working with defensive assistants Jerry Azzinaro (defensive line/assistant head coach), Erik Chinander (assistant defensive line), Mike Dawson (defensive quality control), John Lovett (defensive backs), Todd Lyght (assistant defensive backs), Bill McGovern (outside linebackers), Rick Minter (inside linebackers) and Rick Minter.
The staff also includes Matt Harper (assistant special teams), Josh Hingst (strength and conditioning) and Shaun Huls (sports science coordinator).