Archive for the ‘Coaches Corner’ Category

Former Steelers Coach Bill Cowher Joins Campaign to Educate About Melanoma

From: AP Bill Cowher wants to teach men about melanoma, a disease whose ravages he knows all too well. The Super Bowl-winning coach’s wife died of the form of skin cancer in 2010. Now Cowher is the spokesman for a campaign called “Melanoma Exposed.” Launched Tuesday, it seeks to educate all Americans — but particularly […]

Cincinnati Hires Hue Jackson as DB and Special Teams Coach

Bengals announced that Hue Jackson has been added to the team’s coaching staff. Jackson, who coached the Bengals wide receivers from 2004-06, will help coach the team’s defensive backs and special teams. The 46-year-old Jackson was fired in January after just one 8-8 season as the Oakland Raiders head coach after serving as their offensive […]

Bill Sheridan Reportedly to be the Next Buccaneers DC

According to The Lantern, the student newspaper at Ohio State University, Buckeyes defensive backs coach Bill Sheridan will be named the next defensive coordinator for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Sheridan had reportedly interviewed for the position on Wednesday/ Sheridan was hired by Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer after spending the last two seasons as […]

Tampa Bay Set to Hire Giants QB Coach Mike Sullivan as OC

New Buccaneers coach Greg Schiano has been busy getting his coaching staff put together, and it sounds like there’s another piece of the puzzle about to fall in place. ESPN’s Adam Schefter is reporting that the Bucs are going to hire Giants quarterbacks coach Mike Sullivan as the teams offensive coordinator. Sullivan was at first […]

Tampa Bay Hires Butch Davis as a Senior Defensive Assistant

The Buccaneers have hired former NFL head coach Butch Davis, who’ll serve as a senior defensive assistant. According to Stephen Holder of the Tampa Bay Times, the deal is not complete, but talks continue. Davis, 60, coached at the University of North Carolina from 2007-10 before he was fired last July following an NCAA investigation […]

Belichick Confirms Josh McDaniels is New Patriots OC

Bill Belichick has confirmed that Josh McDaniels will be the team’s offensive coordinator next season. McDaniels was brought in during the playoffs to serve as an “offensive assistant.” He was widely seen as the heir to offensive coordinator Bill O’Brien, who had been hired to replace Joe Paterno at Penn State. But it wasn’t official […]

Eagles Coach Andy Reid Says He Offered a Job to Steve Spagnuolo

Eagles coach Andy Reid said he offered Steve Spagnuolo a coaching position before the former Rams coach chose to be the defensive coordinator in New Orleans. Speaking to reporters on Tuesday for the first time since the regular-season finale on Jan. 1, Reid said he didn’t specify a job title in his conversations with Spagnuolo, […]

Colts to Talk to Steelers LB Coach Keith Butler About Their Defensive Coordinator Job

Steelers linebackers coach Keith Butler is expected to become the Indianapolis Colts defensive coordinator, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports. Ed Bouchette, who provides outstanding coverage of the Steelers for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, reports that Butler will interview on Tuesday, but it’s not a done deal. Butler has spent the last nine seasons with the Steelers and […]