Posted on: January 27, 2010 2:28 pm

Will Favre return?

The Minneapolis Star Tribune reports that Vikings coach Brad Childress said he wouldn't give Brett Favre a deadline for deciding whether he will return for his 20th NFL season or retire.

Favre had tears in his eyes Sunday after the Vikings season ended in a 31-28 overtime loss to the New Orleans Saints in the NFC title game.

Favre took a considerable pounding in the game, and suffered an injured ankle among other bruises.
Posted on: January 27, 2010 2:18 pm

Ravens looking for new QB coach

The Ravens are looking for a new quarterbacks coach after Hue Jackson agreed to become the Oakland Raiders' offensive coordinator.

According to the Baltimore Sun, the team is expected to look at Jim Zorn and Al Saunders for a position that will be key in the development of second-year quarterback Joe Flacco.

Zorn, who was fired as the Washington Redskins' head coach after two last-place finishes, has expressed interest in the Ravens job.

Saunders, 62, who was the Ravens' offensive consultant this season, is a renowned offensive mind who has coached in the NFL for 27 seasons.
Posted on: January 21, 2010 12:46 pm

Bills looking for defensive coordinator

Bills new head coach Chan Gailey spent his first day on the job trying to put together a coaching staff and according to the Buffalo News, finding a defensive coordinator is at the top of his priority list.

Gailey said he had some assistants in mind, but he declined to say who they are.

Herm Edwards, the former Kansas City Chiefs head coach who hired Gailey as offensive coordinator in 2008, said finding a guy who has the same vision as Gailey is a must.

Posted on: January 21, 2010 12:39 pm

Bears to interview Chudzinski

The Chicago Tribune reports that Rob Chudzinski, the latest candidate to interview for the Bears' offensive coordinator position, is scheduled to interview today.

Chudzinski served as the Chargers' assistant head coach and tight ends coach last season.

He was operating on a one-year contract in San Diego and although it is believed the Chargers want him back, it is unlikely they would offer him total control of an offense as the Bears could.
Posted on: January 19, 2010 9:59 am

Broncos interested in Bills' RB coach

The Denver Post reports that Broncos coach Josh McDaniels has formally asked permission from the Buffalo Bills to interview their running game coordinator/running backs coach Eric Studesville.

Even though the Bills recently released their entire coaching staff, many assistants like Studesville are still under contract with the Bills and permission is still needed to interview.

Bobby Turner, the Broncos' running backs coach for the previous 15 seasons, left to become associate head coach for the Washington Redskins.
Posted on: January 19, 2010 9:54 am

Ray Edwards' status uncertain

Vikings defensive end Ray Edwards suffered a sprained right knee in the 34-3 victory over Dallas.

The Minneapolis Star Tribune reports that Childress said a few players were at Winter Park receiving treatment, but gave no indication if Edwards will be able to play Sunday in the NFC Championship Game.

The Vikings will issue their first injury report of the week late Wednesday afternoon.
Posted on: January 19, 2010 9:45 am

Dolphins interested in Mike Nolan

When the Dolphins fired defensive coordinator Paul Pasqualoni, the team had interest in at least two candidates, but nobody was signed.

The Broncos and defensive coordinator Mike Nolan decided to part ways.

There is considerable optimism that Nolan will become Pasqualoni's replacement in Miami before the end of the week, according to the Miami Herald.

The Broncos are expected to hire former Patriots defensive coordinator Dean Pees, who resigned in New England at the end of last week.
Posted on: January 19, 2010 9:29 am

Brian Westbrook could be forced to retire

Eagles running back Brian Westbrook had an injury-riddled season that included two concussions, a nagging ankle injury and limited production.

He also turned 30 in September, the age that so often has been the expiration date for NFL running backs.

But it is Westbrook's left knee that could ultimately end the tailback's career with the Eagles and hinder any attempt to catch on with another team, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer.

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