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In the most treacherous day for hot seat NFL coaches Black Monday as it’s known across the NFL claimed the jobs of seven NFL head coaches. Most of the jobs lost were very much anticipated while Arizona’s Ken Whisenhunt and Chicago’s Lovie Smith saw the strong starts to their seasons end with a huge thud. [...]
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Several other coaches have already fallen on "Black Monday," but none more surprising than Lovie Smith.
NFL.com's Ian Rapoport reports the now-former Bears coach has been fired after nine seasons.
The news is surprising given that Smith is coming off a 10-6 season and has accumulated an 81-63 career record, including a Super Bowl appearance. However, his downfall...
Kevin Acee of the Union-Tribune San Diego reports that the only candidate that the Chargers are “seriously” considering is Colts OC Bruce Arians.
Acee adds that former Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt is interested in the position, but doesn’t anything about the Chargers interest in him.
Chargers have already hired former Packers GM Ron Wolf to help with their search...
The Chicago Bears surprised many of their fans on Dec. 31 when they fired head coach Lovie Smith after he led the team to a 10-6 NFL season in 2012. Some fans expected more of the club however after they got off to a 7-1 start, but then failed to make the playoffs. The team played well defensively during the season and many insiders feel the ineffective offense was the cause of the...
I started writing a recap of every team in the NFL. I was going to rip most teams to shreds and really only give like…three teams any credit whatsoever (Broncos, Patriots, 49ers if you’re really that curious). I was building my list alphabetically. I mocked the Cardinals. I gave credit to like, one-fifth of the Falcons. If The post Chicago Bears Needed to Move On From Lovie...
The Chicago Bears have fired coach Lovie Smith, who has been with the team for the past nine seasons, according to Dan Pompei of the Chicago Tribune.
Despite starting the season 7-1 the Bears missed the playoffs for the second consecutive season, finishing third in the NFC North with a 10-6 record.
Under Smith the Bears remained a defense first minded team and never developed an...
The Buffalo Bills are reported to be in Arizona interviewing candidates for the team’s Head Coach vacancy. The candidates with which the team has official interviews on it’s slate so far are former Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhut, Cardinals defensive coordinator, Ray Horton, former Chicago Bears head coach, Lovie Smith, with the most polarizing figure [...]The post The Case...
The Buffalo Bills will interview Arizona Cardinals coach Ken
Whisenhunt and defensive coordinator Ray Horton as possible replacements for
Chan Gailey, reports Ian Rapoport of NFL.com.
On Tuesday, Rapoport reported, via sources who have spoken
with the candidates, that fired Cardinals coach Ken Whisenhunt and Ray Horton,
Arizona's current defensive coordinator, will meet with...
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Ken Whisenhunt is out and Andy Reid might be in. What would Reid bring to Arizona and what's needed to turn the fortunes of the struggling Cardinals? Find out inside.
According to Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune, with the news of Bears head coach Lovie Smith getting fired today. wide receiver/kick returner Devin Hester says he’s considering retirement.
Emotional Devin Hester says he is considering retiring from NFL.
— Brad Biggs (@BradBiggs) December 31, 2012
I’m not sure how serious Hester is. He could be just speaking out of emotion...
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The game of coaching musical chairs has begun.
In Chicago, the Bears have fired head coach Lovie Smith and are now seeking his replacement. Per a report from NFL Insider Jay Glazer, Chicago has already asked permission to interview Broncos offensive coordinator Mike McCoy for their vacant head coaching gig.
McCoy has been credited for helping...