Eagles hire former Browns executive Andrew Berry


PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles have hired former Cleveland Browns executive Andrew Berry as vice president of football operations.

Berry worked three seasons with the Browns after seven years in Indianapolis and helped lead talent evaluation and scouting. His role had diminished under new general manager John Dorsey, who brought in Eliot Wolf and Alonzo Highsmith from Green Bay.

Berry worked under Sashi Brown, who was fired and replaced by Dorsey. The Browns were 1-31 in 2016-17 before going 7-8-1 last season.

Berry was part of the search committee that recently hired new Browns coach Freddie Kitchens. During Berry's time with the Colts, the team won four AFC South titles and made the Super Bowl.

The Eagles made several coaching changes, promoting Phillip Daniels to defensive line coach and Carson Walch to wide receivers coach. Mike Bartrum was hired as assistant tight ends coach. Matthew Harper was named assistant wide receivers coach.

Roy Istvan is assistant offensive line coach. T.J. Paganetti is assistant running backs coach. Luke Thompson is assistant special teams coach. Matt Burke is defensive special assistant. G.J. Kinne leads offensive special projects and Joe Pannunzio is director of team development.

Other staff changes: Greg Delimitros was promoted to vice president of equipment operations, Patrick Dolan was promoted to vice president of football technology, Jon Ferrari was promoted to vice president of football operations and compliance and Jeremiah Washburn was hired as advanced projects coordinator.

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