Sirianni Settling Into His Skin

New Eagles Head Coach Nick Sirianni raised some eyebrows during his introductory news conference in late January. Stuck in a large, empty conference room staring at a computer monitor. The first time head coach was left to answer questions from one of the toughest media markets in the NFL. Needless to say, it was a tough day and the first impression was a little rough.

Fast forward 6 or so weeks, has things changed? Happily I am glad to say, I think they have. I was part of a virtual Season Ticket Holder meet and greet today with the new Eagles coaching staff. After listening to the coach talk. I am fired up! He had me ready to play. You can tell he has a love for the game and coaching it. He loves to compete at everything. He was talking to us about football! That was it, not about thanking anyone or being prim and proper, he talked football! I want to let you in on some of his insights.

For clarification, NFL rules prohibited any question on the reported trade of Carson Wentz, the coaching staff will talk about that on March 17 at 4PM.

On Frank Reich and his influence " I really consider Frank a mentor and I really paid attention to what he did day in and day out".. "Frank has really prepared me."

What will your message be to the players when you stand before them for the first time

First he talked about his 5 Core Values

Connect -"Player to player, player to coach, coach to coach. You are willing to go a little bit further for the person you know rather than the person you don't know." "He wants a tight knit team. He wants the Offensive Line going out for dinner night, the coaches to hang out together. Just be a team.

Compete-"Every game is close in the NFL, if you are not competing on a daily basis it is foolish" You have to practice competing. Always compete, if you don't win in practice you can't win on the field.