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Bill Parcells will not coach the New Orleans Saints next season, according to a report Tuesday.

Reports: Parcells unlikely Saints' next coach

Bill Parcells is unlikely to become the New Orleans Saints' interim coach, according to multiple reports. Parcells prefers to remain retired and not replace his protege and friend, Sean Payton, who will serve a season-long suspension for his role in New Orleans' bounty system, the reports said. Saints spokesman Greg Bensel declined Tuesday to confirm Parcells has been ruled...

Pete Carmichael Jr. Deserves Saints' Interim Coaching Job With Bill Parcells Out of the Picture

Legendary head coach Bill Parcells wasn't the Saints' only worthy candidate to take over on an interim basis in 2012, so there's no need to get frantic now that it looks like the Big Tuna has taken a pass. Parcells certainly would have been a terrific option, and the aggressive nature of his courtship should send a strong message to the rest of the Saints: If Sean Payton...

Report: Parcells to remain retired

Parcells: Time to stay retired

Bill Parcells offered a simple reason for not returning to take on the interim head coaching job with the New Orleans Saints: Retirement suits him fine. "I've been out quite a while now," Parcells told ESPN. "I have another life. I'm very happy with that." The two-time Super Bowl-winning coach informed the Saints and head coach Sean Payton of his decision...

Saints, Bill Parcells haven’t had any further discussions

According to Judy Battista of the New York Times, the New Orleans Saints and Bill Parcells haven’t had any further discussions about him possibly coming in as their interim head coach for the 2012 season, while Sean Payton serves his suspension. The Saints have likely been waiting for Roger Goodell’s ruling on the appeal’s of Payton, general manager Mickey Loomis and assistant...

Parcells unwilling to play waiting game

A constant of the human condition is that everybody, wants to be wanted, including Bill Parcells. And make no mistake about it, Parcells was wanted by the New Orleans Saints, or at least by the top two football operation decision makers, both of whom are about to enter into Roger Goodell's purgatory. But what Parcells apparently wants even more than the opportunity to jump...

Report: Bill Parcells Certain to Remain Retired, Will Not Serve as Saints' Interim Head Coach

The Big Easy won't be reeling in The Big Tuna. According to ESPN's Chris Mortensen, sources indicate that Bill Parcells will not serve as the Saints' interim head coach this season and will instead remain retired. This comes on the heels of a report that surfaced a couple of weeks ago indicating that head coach Sean Payton approached Parcells about the possibility of...

Bill Parcells was never going to coach the New Orleans Saints.

The idea of Bill Parcells coaching for the New Orleans Saints this year was always something of a pipe dream. The vultures that are feeding off of the Saints’ carcass right now are laughing but they are cackling for the wrong reasons. You can’t really hope on a high horse and say ‘ah-ha’ at something that was never meant to be. Logistically that situation would have been...

Call of the Hall Too Much For Parcells

Former head coach Bill Parcells isn't willing to delay his bid for the Hall says Len Pasquarelli. Parcells knows that he could be a slam dunk for the NFL Hall of Fame, so why delay that by another 5 years because the Saints need a head coach?

9 unlikely candidates for Saints’ interim coaching vacancy

With the news that New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton will indeed serve a one year suspension for his role in the bounty scandal the question has to be asked why would Bill Parcells even consider the Saints job?  Here are three reasons Parcells would consider the Saints position and nine other unlikely candidates who could

Vermeil is perfect choice for Saints

Dick Vermeil is the perfect interim coach for the New Orleans Saints. Yes, the 75-year-old retiree is a far better choice than Sean Payton pal, Bill Parcells. You remember the last time Vermeil came out of long retirement? He discovered Kurt Warner, unleashed Marshall Faulk as a lethal weapon, built the Greatest Show on Turf and won a Super Bowl. Most important, as it relates to...
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