Posts Tagged ‘NFL coaching search’

Broncos move up Morris’ interview to Monday

The Broncos are busy wheeling, dealing and intensifying their head-coaching search. The team has moved up Buccaneers defensive coordinator Raheem Morris‘ visit to Monday. Initially, Morris was scheduled to interview Wednesday.

Fassel set to interview with Rams on Thursday

After finishing as a runner-up for the Redskins’ head-coaching job last offseason, Jim Fassel is in the running for the Rams’ vacancy this offseason.

Boston College’s Jagodzinski will interview with Jets

Add Boston College coach Jeff Jagodzinski to the New York Jets’ list of head-coaching candidates. Jagodzinski is scheduled to interview for the job Tuesday. Two of the leading candidates are Jets offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer and Giants defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo. The Jets also will interview Brian Billick this week.

Highlights from the sit-down with Shanahan, Part II

For the next two weeks, no one expects to hear from former Denver Broncos head coach Mike Shanahan. So before he goes underground, Shanahan addressed some of the questions that linger about his past and future. Here are some of the highlights. For the complete interview, click here.

Mangini is favorite in Cleveland, but nothing’s certain

Despite the fact that former Jets coach Eric Mangini is being touted as the front-runner for the Cleveland head-coaching job, remember this: Browns owner Randy Lerner is very unpredictable. He often goes against just what everybody is expecting. Just saying.

Spagnuolo impressive, but Broncos favor McDaniels

Giants defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo comes with rave reviews. He greatly impressed the Broncos executives he had dinner with Saturday night in New Jersey, and it wouldn’t be overly surprising to see him wind up with the job.

But most league insiders believe Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels, the coach the Broncos are interviewing Sunday morning, is the leader for the Denver job.

Another Shanahan could be hot coaching candidate

Odd as it is, the one Shanahan who has the biggest chance to make his mark on the NFL this season isn’t former Broncos coach Mike but rather his son, Houston Texans offensive coordinator Kyle.

Jets reach out to Shanahan

Despite reports that the Jets would not speak with former Broncos coach Mike Shanahan, they reached out to his representative Saturday.

Stoops insists he’s not a candidate with Broncos

Though the name of Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops has been floated in connection to the Broncos coaching vacancy, he insisted he is not a candidate. One reason Stoops-to-Denver speculation started is because Broncos owner Pat Bowlen has two degrees from the University of Oklahoma. But based on what Stoops said Saturday, speculation can cease.

Raiders will interview Gilbride

After remaining idle the first week of the off-season, Raiders owner Al Davis finally was planning to interview his first head coaching candidate Saturday.

Shanahan to Dallas won’t happen … for now

Just as many questioned Bill Cowher‘s intentions, they have done the same with Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, who has insisted Wade Phillips will return as his coach next season. Now there is yet another signal, maybe the strongest to date. Despite contemplating it, the Cowboys will not make a run at former Broncos head coach Mike Shanahan, at least not this season, according to a Cowboys source.

Teams with coaches could take run at Shanahan

Even with Dallas out, Mike Shanahan‘s name is being bandied about in multiple organizations.

Busy day for Giants’ Spagnuolo

No assistant coach will be as busy on Saturday as Giants defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo. It’s Spagnuolo’s day.

Johnson out of Jets’ coaching search … for now

As active as he is, New York’s Woody Johnson is hardly the absentee owner. But this week he is as the Jets have moved on with their coaching search while the owner has been on vacation.

Titans defensive coordinator Schwartz interviewing

While Giants defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo is spending Saturday with the Jets and Broncos, Titans defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz has his own busy day.

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