David Murphy: The Eagles’ Nick Sirianni was robbed of NFL coach of the year. Or was he?

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The Philadelphia Inquirer

PHILADELPHIA — The best way to start any story about coach of the year voting is with a big deep breath and a long, exaggerated eye roll. Same goes for most end-of-year voting. Remember, these awards exist mostly for parochial reactions like the one you are about to get here. Once you get to a certain level of accomplishment, the only way to distinguish between candidates is with your own firsthand testimony. Because each local market watches its own candidate closer than any of the other, and because observation bias is a thing, everybody comes away thinking they wuz robbed. Of course, I am i…

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