Doug Pederson joins the Chiefs as the club's offensive coordinator after four seasons with Philadelphia. He served as the club's quarterbacks coach from 2011-12 and was the Eagles offensive quality control coach from 2009-10. While tutoring the Eagles signal callers in 2011, the Eagles offense set franchise records with 6,386 yards and 356 first downs. In 2010, Pederson was part of a record-setting offensive output as the team set franchise records in points scored (439), total net yards (6,230), and yards per rushing attempt (5.4). Prior to his stint with the Eagles, he served as head coach for Calvary Baptist Academy (2005-08).
A 12-year NFL veteran, Pederson played quarterback for the Miami Dolphins (1993-94), served two stints with the Green Bay Packers (1995-98 and 2001-04), played for the Philadelphia Eagles (1999) and Cleveland Browns (2000). His best season came with the Eagles in 1999 under then-Head Coach Andy Reid. During his playing career, Pederson backed up Dan Marino, Brett Favre and Donovan McNabb. Born in Bellingham, Wash., Pederson attended Northeast Louisiana where he played quarterback (1987-90). He and his wife, Jeannie, have three sons, Drew, Josh and Joel.
Doug Pederson met with the media today. Topics of discussion were the Chiefs' wide receivers, tight end depth and the offense starting to trust each other.
Doug Pederson met with the media for his weekly press conference. Pederson admits that his offense will need to start throwing the ball in the colder weather to be effective.
Coach Pederson met with the media today. Topics of discussion included Alex Smith, the offensive lines pass protection and the Buffalo Bills defense.