Posts Tagged ‘Scott Linehan’

Jamaal Charles to see lighter workload

In today’s Three and Out: Jamaal Charles could have a lighter load this season while the Ravens could do a little more running.

Cowboys add another play-caller to the mix

Cowboys hire Linehan to call plays: Never being a group to shy away from out-of-the-box ideas, the Dallas Cowboys have hired former Detroit Lions offensive coordinator Scott Linehan to call plays. But there’s a twist — the Cowboys are also retaining Bill Callahan to be the team’s offensive coordinator. Linehan spent the past five seasons leading the Lions’ offense and turned them into a top 10 outfit over the past three campaigns. While life in Detroit has centered on the passing game, Linehan has had some success running the football in the past. In 2002-03, his Minnesota Vikings were in the top five in rushing yards. The biggest issue could be a divergence of opinion among the team’s braintrust in how to operate […]

Lions seem committed to Best, you should be too

If you are not high on Jahvid Best by now, you may have already missed the boat.

Lions looking for ways to use Scheffler

Much has been made of the offseason acquisitions by the Detroit Lions, and the addition of Tony Scheffler may be the most unheralded.

Roundup: Tebow already sparking ticket sales

New Broncos QB Tim Tebow brings increased ticket sales. Just not to his own team.

Lions acquire QB Hill from 49ers

The Lions acquired QB Shaun Hill from the San Francisco 49ers in exchange for a seventh-round pick in the 2011 NFL Draft, reports The Sacramento Bee, citing league sources.

Lions’ Linehan pleased with Stafford’s progress

Matthew Stafford, the No. 1 overall pick in last year’s draft, did not post impressive statistics, but what he did do was provide the downtrodden club with some hope.

Fisch takes OC job at University of Minnesota

After interviewing for the Lions’ offensive coordinator job Monday, former Broncos wide receivers coach Jedd Fisch accepted a multi-year deal to become the offensive coordinator at the University of Minnesota.

Buccaneers looking at Linehan to run offense

The Tampa Tribune is reporting that Scott Linehan is a candidate to be the Buccaneers’ offensive coordinator. Linehan is one of a handful of candidates that the paper is reporting includes Chiefs offensive coordinator Chan Gailey, Browns offensive coordinator Rob Chudzinski and Eagles quarterbacks coach Pat Shurmur. Linehan, however, does not seem to be in a hurry to make a decision.

Niners bring in Linehan for a return visit

As some teams narrow their head-coaching search, the 49ers are doing the same with their hunt for an offensive coordinator. Former Rams head coach Scott Linehan is scheduled to interview with the 49ers for a second time today.

Chudzinski, Linehan will interview for 49ers’ OC job

The 49ers will interview former St. Louis coach Scott Linehan and former Browns offensive coordinator Rod Chudzinski for its vacant offensive coordinator position.

Cable blocked for Linehan at Idaho

Some things are so good they can’t be made up. This is one.

In the most ironic and fun factoid of the week, new Raiders head coach Tom Cable was a teammate and protected quarterback Scott Linehan at the University of Idaho in the 1980s.

Rams have some work to do

So the Rams got on the board first, coming up with one more firing than victory. They fired Scott Linehan very early this morning — maybe even late Sunday night — and appointed Jim Haslett as the interim head coach.

Rams fire Linehan

The St. Louis Rams have fired Scott Linehan as head coach and chosen defensive coordinator Jim Haslett as their interim head coach.

Kiffin, Linehan could make history

Rarely are head coaches fired this early in the season. In fact, since 1970, it has happened only five times, and not once since 1989, when Raiders owner Al Davis fired his head coach Mike Shanahan after the team started 1-3.

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