Eagles hire former Colts executive Andrew Berry

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

During his seven years in Indianapolis, the Colts won four AFC South titles and made the Super Bowl.

After leaving Indianapolis, Berry worked three seasons with the Cleveland Browns where he 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 Berry, 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.

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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