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Bears interview Colts' Dodds, Eberflus for GM, coaching jobs

Jan. 17, 2022 19:04 PM EST

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears interviewed Indianapolis executive Ed Dodds for their general manager job and Colts defensive coordinator Matt Eberflus for their head coaching position on Monday. Dodds has 19 years of experience in the NFL. He has spent the past five in...

AP source: Vikings invite Hackett, 6 others for interviews

Jan. 15, 2022 16:44 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have begun the search for a new coach by seeking interviews with an initial slate of seven candidates, including Green Bay Packers offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett. According to a person with knowledge of the process, speaking...

NFL executives want, expect more Black coaches to be hired

Jan. 15, 2022 00:14 AM EST

The NFL has taken several steps to improve diversity among leadership positions, yet Mike Tomlin is the only Black head coach after Brian Flores and David Culley were fired this week. League officials say they want to see immediate improvement. “We’ve been working...

Bears interview Flores for coach job, Ireland for GM opening

Jan. 14, 2022 20:08 PM EST

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears interviewed former Miami Dolphins coach Brian Flores and New Orleans Saints assistant general manager Jeff Ireland for their vacant coach and GM jobs on Friday. Flores was fired Monday by Miami after leading the Dolphins to a 24-25 record...

Texans GM says differences in opinion led to Culley's firing

Jan. 14, 2022 19:55 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston Texans general manager Nick Caserio on Friday defended his decision to fire head coach David Culley after just one season, citing differences in opinion about the organization’s path forward. The Texans announced the firings of Culley and offensive...

Texans fire David Culley; NFL left with 1 Black head coach

Jan. 13, 2022 20:00 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — David Culley spent 43 years as a college and NFL assistant before finally getting his first head coaching job with the Houston Texans. He lasted just one season before being fired Thursday, a move that leaves the NFL with one Black head coach: Pittsburgh's Mike...

Vikings players look forward to new atmosphere, culture

Jan. 11, 2022 18:55 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Over the past 16 years, Rick Spielman had the biggest hand in crafting Minnesota's roster. Mike Zimmer ran the team for the past eight seasons. The Vikings have been shaped by those two leaders' philosophies and voices longer than the careers of almost all their...

Column: Raiders have their coach after Bisaccia aces tryout

Jan. 11, 2022 02:14 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The firing in Miami was a head scratcher, considering Brian Flores won eight of his last nine games and seemed to have the Dolphins moving firmly in the right direction. Not so much in Minnesota and Chicago, where both the coaches and general managers had long since worn out...

From north to east, NFL firings begin on day after finales

Jan. 10, 2022 17:10 PM EST

From the NFC North to the AFC East, the firings began almost immediately after the NFL's first 17-game season concluded. The Vikings fired coach Mike Zimmer and general manager Rick Spielman on Monday following an 8-9 season. Division rival Chicago parted with coach Matt Nagy and GM...

Miami Dolphins fire coach Brian Flores after 3 seasons

Jan. 10, 2022 11:45 AM EST

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Back-to-back winning seasons were not enough for Brian Flores to keep his job as coach of the Miami Dolphins. The Dolphins fired Flores on Monday, a somewhat surprising move that came less than 24 hours after the team finished a 9-8 season. Flores went...