Inside the upheaval in the Eagles scouting department

PHILADELPHIA — Attrition in the Eagles’ scouting department is historic in many ways, losing five key executives in the past six months, the latest being Andy Weidl, the organization’s top scout who left to become general manager assistant in Pittsburgh.

From a macro perspective, defections could highlight a problem for people outside the organization.

There are, however, explanations for each individual movement in the micro sense.

Former co-directors of player personnel Ian Cunningham and Brandon Brown earned clear promotions to assistant GM gigs with the Chicago Bears and New York Giants, respectively, while former vice president of football operations Catherine Raiche left for a position as an assistant GM in Cleveland under her former mentor. Andrew Berry, someone she just wanted to work for again.

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