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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are expected to interview Cincinnati Bengals defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer this afternoon, but will the Buccaneers head coaching search start and stop with former Packers head coach Mike Sherman? NFL Network analyst Mike Lombardi suggested during the network’s pregame show on Sunday that the Buccaneers might settle for Mike Sherman as the team’s head coach because of the network of coaches he could bring with him. Mr. Lombardi suggested that Sherman, 57, would assemble a coaching staff which consisted of Brad Childress as the Buccaneers offensive coordinator and either Mike Nolan or Steve Spagnuolo as the Tampa Bay defensive coordinator. If this theory is going to become a reality, the Buccaneers had better act quickly as teams are filling coaching vacancies with Nolan and Spagnuolo being rumored to be linked to several vacancies.The Buccaneers have already interviewed Brad Childress for the head coaching position. Last week, a report surfac...

AP Source: Spagnuolo a candidate for Saints D.C.

A person familiar with the meeting says former St. Louis Rams head coach Steve Spagnuolo has agreed to interview with the Saints on Wednesday for the club's vacant defensive coordinator job. The person spoke to The Associated Press Tuesday on condition of anonymity because the Saints have not announced the interview, which was first reported by ESPN. Spagnuolo was head coach...

Report: Spagnuolo Interviews With Colts

The Eagles coaches and the front office executives are back in the office this week, presumably talking about what changes to make for next season. One change fans have called for is bringing in Steve Spagnuolo as defensive coordinator. That is still a possibility, but the Eagles have some competition for the former head coaches services. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, Spagnuolo...

Spagnuolo a Hot Coaching Target

The Falcons, Saints and Eagles are all interested in hiring Steve Spagnuolo as their new defensive coordinator, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN. Fantasy Spin: Spagnuolo is coming off a putrid 2-14 campaign as the head coach of the Rams, but was successful as the defensive coordinator of the Giants as the club ranked No. 7 in total defense under his direction in 2007 and No. 5 in 2008.

Saints to Interview Spagnuolo

Former St. Louis Rams head coach Steve Spagnuolo will interview with the New Orleans Saints on Wednesday for their open defensive coordinator position. Former defensive coordinator Gregg Williams’ contract was up at the end of the season and decided to head to St. Louis to join his good friend and new Rams head coach Jeff Fisher. Payton mentioned that the Saints and Williams never...

Colts Interviewed Steve Spagnuolo

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Indianapolis Colts interviewed Steve Spagnuolo on Monday for their vacant defensive coordinator position. Schefter mentioned earlier today that Spagnuolo isn’t rushing to find a new job. I get the feeling that he’s content with taking his time to put himself in the best situation. Since the Falcons just hired Mike Nolan as their...

NFL Notebook: Competition for Spags

The Vikings aren’t the only team reportedly interested in former Rams coach Steve Spagnuolo. There is other competition besides the Eagles. Plus, a look at some of the other names are the NFL making news.

Steve Spagnuolo to meet with Saints Wednesday

Saints coach Sean Payton said he would look far and wide for the most talented coach available to be his next defensive coordinator. He will start that search with Steve Spagnuolo. It wouldn’t surprise us if the search ended there as well. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports the former Rams head coach will meet with the…

Raiders Interviewing Marty Mornhinweg

According to Jason LaCanfora of, Oakland Raiders are interviewing Marty Mornhinweg for their vacant head coach position. Just a few minutes ago, word came out that Steve Spagnuolo was interviewing with the Colts.

Before firing Caldwell, Colts interviewed Spagnuolo

Here’s a weird twist on the news today that the Colts have fired head coach Jim Caldwell: Before the firing, the Colts were beginning the process of assembling a coaching staff for 2012 — and Caldwell was involved in that process. Jay Glazer of FOX Sports reports that former Rams head coach Steve Spagnuolo interviewed…
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