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Andy Reid "Thrilled" To Add Jim Washburn To His Staff

David Elfin of Fanhouse has this from Andy Reid today about adding former Titans defensive line coach to his staff:

"We are thrilled to add a quality defensive line coach in Jim Washburn," coach Andy Reid said in a statement released by the Eagles. He's had a number of Pro Bowl players working under him over the years with the Titans and we're happy to have him join our coaching staff in Philadelphia."

Jim Washburn had this to say about his time in Tennessee and the move to the Eagles:

"Words cannot express the gratitude I have for (Tennessee coach) Jeff Fisher and the Titans organization for allowing a nobody like me to coach in the NFL for the last 12 years. An opportunity came along for me to join the Eagles and I felt like it was good timing. At this stage of my career, I'm ready to make a change.

"This is no reflection on the state of the Titans but just a good opportunity for me. My wife, Sandy, and I have long planned to make Middle Tennessee our home and that is still our plan. However, we look forward to moving to Philadelphia and joining a top-flight organization like the Eagles and work for a premier coach in Andy Reid.

So Wash plans on making his home in Nashville after he is done coaching, but his leaving has nothing to do with the state of the Tennessee Titans? Anyone else think that is a load of crap?