Eagles bring back ex-QB Pederson

Updated: January 30, 2009, 3:13 PM ET
Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA -- The Philadelphia Eagles promoted Rory Segrest to defensive line coach and brought back former quarterback Doug Pederson as their offensive quality coach on Friday among several changes to the coaching staff.

The Eagles also named Ted Daisher as special teams coordinator and James Urban as quarterbacks coach. Defensive line coach Pete Jenkins announced his retirement.

Segrest was the Eagles special teams coordinator for the past two seasons after joining the team as a special teams quality control coach in 2006.

Pederson played in the NFL for 12 years and groomed rookie Donovan McNabb in 1999 to become Philadelphia's franchise quarterback. Pederson threw for 1,276 yards and seven touchdowns in 1999 before giving way to McNabb.

Jenkins retired following a 39-year college and pro coaching career.


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