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Add one more to the list: ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the Browns also have requested permission to interview Ray Farmer, currently the Director of Pro Personnel for the Kansas City Chiefs: Browns have requested permission to interview SF’s Tom Gamble and Kansas City’s Ray Farmer for their GM job. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) January 5, 2013 A two-time All-ACC saftey at Duke, he once held the NCAA record for 8 blocked PATs in his collegiate career. He then played 32 games in the NFL as a linebacker and now has been with the Chiefs organization for the last seven seasons. He previously was a pro scout for the Atlanta Falcons from 2002-2005. As has been heavily reported already, owner Jimmy Haslam and CEO Joe Banner are likely looking for a salary cap expert to assist the Browns front office. It’s likely that this isn’t a traditional GM opening, but just someone who will assist the team’s personnel department. [Related: NFL Report: Browns ask permission to interview Vikings’ George Paton]

Jaguars Narrow Down Their GM Search To Two Candidates

NFL insider Adam Schefter reports that the Jaguars have set their two finalists for their general manager vacancy. Jacksonville is reportedly down to Cardinals executive Steve Keim and Falcons executive Dave Caldwell. The Jaguars had previously held an interview with the Giants exec Marc Ross yesterday, but it appears that the team has decided focus on Keim and Caldwell. Keim has...

Bills Targeting Saints OC Pete Carmichael To Run Their Offense?

Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk writes that the Buffalo Bills and new head coach Doug Marrone could be targeting Saints OC Pete Carmichael to take over as their offensive coordinator next season. ESPN’s Adam Schefter previously reported that Carmichael and Saints offensive line coach Aaron Kromer will both become free agents following the season. Florio adds that his sources...

49ers OC Greg Roman a future head coaching candidate with the Jaguars?

49ers offensive coordinator Greg Roman could perhaps be a candidate to fill one of the head coaching vacancies across the league after the Niners season ends. But his chances for one job could become greater depending on how other personnel decisions shake out. Here’s ESPN’s Adam Schefter: Jacksonville’s two GM finalists are Falcons director of player personnel Dave Caldwell...

Report: Chargers interested in Lovie Smith, want to hire a GM first

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the San Diego Chargers are interested in head coach Lovie Smith, but they’re more focused on hiring a new general manager first.I think the Chargers are being smart by hiring a general manager first, than hiring a head coach. Need NFL Tickets? var _CI = _CI || {}; (function() { var script = document.createElement('script'); ref = document...

Report: Sean Payton likely won’t get reinstated before the Super Bowl

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Saints head coach Sean Payton likely won’t meet with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and get reinstated early.  This means he’ll have to wait until after the Super Bowl.Highly unlikely suspended Saints coach Sean Payton will get early meeting with commissioner Roger Goodell for reinstatement, via sources.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) January...

Tom Gamble appears to be all but a lock for Jets

It's widely understood that Tom Gamble is the New York Jets' No. 1 general manager prospect. Apparently, the Jets are atop Gamble's list, too.ESPN's Adam Schefter reported Saturday that Gamble called off his second interview with the Jacksonville Jaguars so he could "focus on the Jets," which is pretty much all we need to know. While Jets beat writers insisted...

Report: Chip Kelly staying at Oregon

Bad news, Browns and Eagles fans. It seems that Chip Kelly will be keeping his talents in Eugene after all. 

Rick Dennison on the Bears Radar

According to Adam Schefter,   Bears asked for and received permission to interview Texans OC Rick Dennison for HC job. Dennison worked with Cutler and Marshall in Denver. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) January 6, 2013   If Dennison goes to Bears, he’ll follow Troy Calhoun (Air Force), Mike Sherman (Texas A&M) and Kyle Shanahan (Redskins) as OCs leaving. — John McClain...

Chip Kelly returning to Oregon, turns down the NFL

Chip Kelly turned down a chance to go to the NFL and to returned to Oregon, according to sources. Considered Eagles but stayed at Oregon.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) January 7, 2013Adam Schefter wouldn’t be reporting it if it wasn’t true.  This is pretty surprising, given the fact that Oregon could face NCAA sanctions, and it looked as though he was going to make the jump...

NFL News: Chip Kelly is staying at Oregon

The news that was expected for the last few hours appears to be here. Adam Schefter of ESPN is reporting that Chip Kelly will indeed return to Oregon. Chip Kelly considered Eagles but ultimately decided it was better to stay at Oregon. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) January 7, 2013 Schefter doesn’t even mention the Browns in his tweet. So the Browns can now officially move...

Panthers To Retain Ron Rivera As Head Coach

NFL insider Adam Schefter reports that Ron Rivera will return to the Carolina Panthers next season for his third year as the team’s head coach. Rivera met with team owner Jerry Richardson  on Saturday for a face-to-face talk to determine whether or not Rivera would remain with the team. The season started out catastrophically for the Panthers who were 1-6 after 7 games before...

Andy Reid reportedly reaches agreement to become head coach of Kansas City Chiefs

Chris Mortensen and Adam Schefter of ESPN are reporting that Andy Reid has reached an agreement to become head coach of the Kansas City Chiefs. According to the duo, Reid’s contract is being reviewed by lawyers and is expected to be finalized Friday. Along with this move, the Chiefs have also relieved GM Scott Pioli of his duties on Friday. The post Andy Reid reportedly reaches...
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