Found January 06, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
The Oakland Raiders are expected to hire Green Bay Packers director of football operations Reggie McKenzie as their next general manager, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported late Thursday citing a league source. "Reggie's a tremendous evaluator," former Raiders executive Ron Wolf told the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on Wednesday. "He can tell you who can play and who can't play. That's what it's all about. Some can write reports but can't tell you who can play. Whatever that is, he has that. He has a feel." Owner Al Davis served as the team's general manager until his death. McKenzie was a linebacker for the Raiders from 1985-88 and will inherit a situation where the Raiders will be without their next two first-round draft picks as a result of the Carson Palmer deal.

John Pagano Named the Chargers New Defensive Coordinator

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter,  the San Diego Chargers have promoted linebackers coach John Pagano to defensive coordinator after firing Greg Manusky earlier in the day. The Chargers made a smart choice by promoting Pagano,  his linebackers love him and really believe he’s a genius when it comes to his knowledge of the 3-4 defense.  

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Fisher will join Dolphins or Rams by next week

Jeff Fisher told ESPN's Adam Schefter on Friday that he is considering taking over as head coach in only Miami or St. Louis, and he will make a decision between the two clubs sometime next week. After interviewing with the Dolphins earlier this week, he met with Rams executives on Thursday. Some reports from around the league have Fisher leaning in favor of taking over in St...

Jeff Fisher Sweepstakes Likely Come Down to the Rams & Dolphins

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter via NBC’s Evan Silva,  the race to land former Titans head coach Jeff Fisher, will come down to the St. Louis Rams the the Miami Dolphins.  “It’ll be between the Dolphins & Rams,”  said Schefter.  “I think people around the league believe the Rams have an edge.” Over the past couple of days we gotten different reports pointing...

Rams to interview Ray Horton

Another name has surfaced in the St. Louis Rams’ head coaching search: Ray Horton. The Rams have received permission from the Cardinals to interview Horton, Arizona’s defensive coordinator, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports. Arizona hired Horton away from Pittsburgh, where he was the secondary coach, last year. He was a hot candidate at the time; Dallas…

A 'huge offer' to Bill O'Brien?

ESPN's Adam Schefter reported Thursday that, according to sources, Penn State is "getting ready to make a huge offer to Bill O'Brien to try to lure him away from the New England Patriots." The noise surrounding O'Brien (read it here and here) seems loud and convincing but still must be viewed skeptically. Is Penn State really going to make a "huge offer...

Jeff Fisher to Make His Decision By Next Week

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter,  former Titans head coach Jeff Fisher plans on making his decision between the St. Louis Rams and the Miami Dolphins by some time next week. It’ll be interesting to see which team Fisher ultimately chooses since they both have something different to offer. The Dolphins seem to be willing to pay him whatever it takes and the Rams already have...

Source: Bucs interviewed Sherman Wednesday

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers interviewed former Green Bay Packers coach Mike Sherman about their head coaching job on Wednesday, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter on Thursday.
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