NFL Coaching Rumor Roundup: Skins to interview Sean McDermott
With only two head coaching vacancies filled so far, the rumors continue to flow hot and heavy. Check back all day for more updates.
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On Black Monday, there were six NFL head-coaching vacancies. On New Year's Eve, the Texans hired Penn State coach Bill O'Brien, and on Wednesday, the Buccaneers made Lovie Smith their man. That leaves the Lions, Browns, Vikings and Redskins jobs still up for grabs (and the Raiders and Titans could make coaching changes in the coming days).
Below are today's coaching rumors:
Friday, January 3
|12:52 p.m. ET|
|The Texans introduced Bill O'Brien as their new head coach on Friday, and the Houston Chronicle said not to be surprised if Romeo Crennel is hired as the team's defensive coordinator.|
|11:35 a.m. ET|
|The Redskins are interviewing plenty of people, and they're also still eyeing Giants defensive coordinator Perry Fewell. The Washington Post reports that the two sides are still working on when to schedule the interview.|
|11:15 a.m. ET|
|Though Baylor coach Art Briles had been touted as a possible candidate for the Redskins job, he announced on Twitter on Friday that he would remain at his job in Waco.|
|11:06 a.m. ET|
|Though Mike Munchak is meeting with Titans owner Tommy Smith to learn his fate, Smith reportedly has reached out to possible head coach replacements, reports NFL.com.|
|10:34 a.m. ET|
|On Saturday, Redskins brass will travel to Charlotte to interview Panthers defensive coordinator Sean McDermott, reports CBS Sports' Jason La Canfora.|
|10:25 a.m. ET|
|Cowboys assistant head coach Rich Bisaccia is interviewing for the Redskins head coaching job Friday, reports ESPN's John Clayton.|
|10:19 a.m. ET|
|Titans coach Mike Munchak still doesn't know his fate, but he could learn by Friday. That's when he's scheduled to meet with team owner Tommy Smith to talk about the season and the future.|
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