Source: Kelly eyeing Georgia's Grantham as def. coordinator

Source: Kelly eyeing Georgia's Grantham as def. coordinator
January 16, 2013, 11:26 pm
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A league source tells CSN's Derrick Gunn that new Eagles head coach Chip Kelly is trying to convince Georgia defensive coordinator Todd Grantham to take the same position in Philadelphia.
Grantham joined Georgia in 2010 and guided the Bulldogs to the nation's 18th-ranked scoring defense this past season (19.6 points against per game).
Grantham does have NFL experience with previous stints as an assistant with Dallas, Cleveland, Houston and Indianapolis.
The Eagles' defense struggled throughout 2012. Juan Castillo was fired as defensive coordinator and replaced by Todd Bowles in mid-October. The unit finished tied for 29th in scoring defense (27.8 points per game) and tied for last in the league in takeaways (13).