Posts Tagged ‘Adam Schefter’

Cable nearing full-time deal with Raiders

The Oakland Raiders are on the verge of officially hiring interim head coach Tom Cable as their full-time head coach. The announcement is expected to come this week, possibly as early as Wednesday.

Schefter raises the bar …

Adam Schefter gave his take on a variety of offseason questions around the NFL, from the Vikings’ options at quarterback to who will be the Chiefs’ next head coach to Donovan McNabb’s future in Philly.

Mike Nolan bound for Denver, too

Now that the Broncos have agreed to hire Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels as head coach, he has begun to piece together his staff.

McDaniels is the Broncos’ man

The Denver Broncos have hired New England Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels as their head coach, NFL Network’s Adam Schefter reported.

Chargers’ playoff run nearly never was

At 4-8, the Chargers were left for roadkill. But their season might have looked most bleak on Sunday, Dec. 14, when they trailed the Chiefs in Kansas City 21-10 with about four minutes to play in the game. A loss would have ended the season for the Chargers and clinched the AFC West title for the Broncos.

Where Sunday’s contenders stand for 2009 cap

Pennsylvania’s NFL teams –- the Pittsburgh Steelers and Philadelphia Eagles — are two of the league’s top-run organizations. Both teams have positioned themselves incredibly well for the 2009 season in relation to the salary cap.

Here’s a look at the teams in Sunday’s games and where they stand for next season.

Chargers face conundrum concerning LT

As unthinkable as the idea is, it must be debated.

The Chargers will have to discuss, if they haven’t already, whether it’s worth bringing back RB LaDainian Tomlinson with his contract structured the way that it is.

Sproles shows he can handle the load

Chargers RB Darren Sproles has at least 10 carries in a game just three times in his NFL career. But in each of those games, Sproles had over 100 rushing yards.

Quarterback Class of 2004 proving itself

Nearly five years later, the Quarterback Class of 2004 can start to be talked about in the same conversation with the trumpeted Quarterback Class of 1983.

Manning, Samuel see enough of each other

Few defensive players know Giants QB Eli Manning any better than Eagles CB Asante Samuel.

When Samuel faces Manning today, it will be the fifth time in the past 379 days that the two have squared off. That’s five times in their past 22 games.

Is an all-wild-card Super Bowl coming?

Five wild-card teams have reached the past 11 Super Bowls. Yet here’s the key point to remember: Never have two wild-card teams reached the final Sunday of the season. This season, there’s a chance.

Cable wants the Raiders, but will they pick him?

Following extensive talks with Raiders owner Al Davis, Tom Cable has made an even more convincing case as to why the interim tag should be dropped from his head-coach title.

Ryan can only interview, but Schwartz can accept

In the first game of Saturday’s AFC Divisional Playoffs, the Ravens and Lions won, and the Titans, Rams and Jets lost.

Now that the Ravens have advanced, the Rams and Jets must wait to hire Baltimore defensive coordinator Rex Ryan.

But with the Titans knocked out of the playoffs, the Lions now are free to talk again with Tennessee defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz if they so chose.

Lions might make a front-office hire

While the Lions have launched an extensive head-coaching search, they also have quietly explored hiring another front-office man to match with chief operating officer Tom Lewand and general manager Martin Mayhew.

Another Eagles assistant could fly to a bigger job

Before he became the Ravens’ head coach, ,strong>John Harbaugh was the Eagles’ defensive backs and special teams coach.

Now the Eagles’ current special-teams coach, Sean McDermott, is a leading candidate to become the Packers’ next defensive coordinator.

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