Timeline: Andy Reid Era

December 31, 2012 5:29:43 AM PST
A timeline of events on and off the field during the Andy Reid era.

January 11, 1999 - Eagles introduce Andy Reid as head football coach

April 17, 1999 - Eagles select quarterback Donovan McNabb with second overall pick of 1999 Draft

September 12, 1999 - Eagles lose to Arizona Cardinals in first regular season game under Reid era

October 10, 1999 - Eagles defeat Cowboys 13-10 to give Reid his first win as head coach

December 31, 2000 - Reid gets first playoff win as Eagles defeat Tampa Bay Buccaneers in NFC Wild Card Game

December 30, 2001 - Eagles become NFC East Champions with a 24-21 victory over the New York Giants

January 19, 2003 - In final game at Veterans Stadium, Eagles lose to Buccaneers 27-10 in NFC Championship Game

January 18, 2004 - Reid and Eagles lose to Carolina Panthers in NFC Championship Game 14-3

March 16, 2004 - Reid trade for Terrell Owens. Eagles sent a fifth-round draft pick to Baltimore and defensive end Brandon Whiting to San Francisco

January 11, 2004 - During a division playoff game against the Green Bay Packers, trailing 17-14 and 1:12 left in regulation, McNabb completes a 28-yard pass to Freddie Mitchell on a fourth-and-26. That, in turn, leads to a 37-yard field goal by David Akers that sends the game into overtime. Eagles win 20-17. (ESPN)

January 23, 2005 - Eagles win NFC Championship by defeating Atlanta Falcons

February 6, 2005 - In only Super Bowl appearance, Reid-led Eagles lose to New England Patriots 24-1 at Super Bowl XXXIX

March 14, 2006 - Terrell Owens is released

December 4, 2006 - Quarterback Jeff Garcia leads the Eagles into a playoff berth

January 13, 2007 - Eagles lose 27-24 in an NFC second-round playoff game to the New Orleans Saints as Reid "inexplicably decided to punt with 1:56 left and two timeouts remaining" (AP)

January 30, 2007 - Andy Reid's sons Garrett and Britt get involved in separate car accidents

April 28, 2007 - Eagles select Kevin Kolb as their first pick in the 2007 NFL Draft

November 16, 2012 - The Eagles and Cincinnati Bengals game ends with a 13-13 overtime tie

November 23, 2008 - Reid benches McNabb at halftime in game against Baltimore Ravens

January 18, 2009 - Arizona Cardinals defeat Eagles 32-25 in the NFC Championship Game

February 28, 2009 - After 13 years with the Eagles, Brian Dawkins signs with the Denver Broncos. ""Brian is one of the best players in franchise history and one of the most popular players to ever play in the city of Philadelphia," Reid said (AP)

July 28, 2009 - Defense Coordinator Jim Johnson passes away at age 68 from cancer

August 13, 2009 - Reid signs quarterback Michael Vick

March 5, 2010 - After 8 seasons, Eagles released Brian Westbrook. ""Brian is one of the greatest Eagles of all time and he is an even a better person and leader," Reid said at the time (AP)

April 4, 2010 - McNabb is traded to Washington Redskins. Kolb becomes starting quarterback. ""Donovan McNabb represented everything a football player could be during his 11 seasons in Philadelphia," Reid said (AP)

September 12, 2010 - Vick takes over as quarterback when Kolb suffers concussion

January 3, 2012- Owner Jeffrey Lurie calls 8-8 "unacceptable"

Feb 2, 2011 - Reid names offensive line coach Juan Castillo the new defensive coordinator

July 28, 2011 - Reid trades Kevin Kolb to Arizona Cardinals

July 29, 2011 - Reid signs Vince Young as backup quarterback

June 6, 2012 - Joe Banner steps aside as Eagles president

August 5, 2012 - Garrett Reid is found dead of heroin overdose in a dorm room at the club's Lehigh University training camp

August 30, 2012 - Owner Jeffrey Lurie says "8-8 would not" be good enough for Reid to return as head coach in 2013 (NFL.com)

October 16, 2012 - Reid fires Castillo, Todd Bowles takes spot as defensive coordinator

December 3, 2012 - Reid fires defensive line coach Jim Washburn. Reid said "it was not a move to save his job" (AP)

December 23, 2012 - Eagles lose to Redskins 27-20 at Lincoln Financial Field in Reid's final home game as head coach

December 30, 2012 - Eagles lose to New York Giants 42-7 in Reid's final game as Eagles head coach


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