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Ravens announce the hirings of Rob Ryan, Anthony Weaver

The Ravens announced the hirings of Rob Ryan and Anthony Weaver to their defensive staff. Ryan will serve as inside linebackers coach and Weaver as run game coordinator/defensive line coach. In a news release, head coach John Harbaugh said the team continues to interview candidates for their defensive backs coaching position. “Rob is a proven [more]

Texans’ Josh McCown interview makes mockery of process

Josh McCown is a great player and a great person, one of the most underrated quarterbacks of the past generation. But McCown should not be considered for a head-coaching position in the NFL. Not yet. Maybe in time he’ll become a head coach, and maybe he’ll be a great one. Maybe he’ll win Super Bowls. [more]

Texans interviewed Josh McCown for head coach

The Texans’ bizarre offseason has taken another strange turn, as the team has interviewed quarterback Josh McCown, who was on their active roster at the end of the season. The Texans announced the McCown interview today. McCown has done some high school coaching, but to say he’s lacking in the typical qualifications for an NFL [more]

Patrick Mahomes: It’s crazy Eric Bieniemy hasn’t gotten a head coaching job

As the 2021 head coaching cycle is nearing its end, with only the Texans job remaining open. There’s still a chance Chiefs offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy gets that position — if he wants it. But on Friday, Patrick Mahomes still seemed confounded that Bieniemy hasn’t yet been hired to lead a franchise. “It’s crazy, would [more]

Scott Fitterer on Deshaun Watson: No hypotheticals, but we’ll be in on every deal

Plenty of people want to know what will happen with Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson this offseason and the topic was on the table at Panthers General Manager Scott Fitterer’s introductory press conference on Friday. Fitterer was asked if the Panthers would pursue a trade for the quarterback. He said he wouldn’t delve into hypotheticals about [more]

Reports: Anthony Weaver to become Ravens defensive run game coordinator

The Ravens have filled one of the holes on their defensive staff. Baltimore is hiring Anthony Weaver to be its defensive run game coordinator and defensive line coach, according to multiple Friday reports. Weaver was previously with the Texans, having working for the franchise since 2016. He spent his first four seasons as defensive line [more]

It’s time to ditch the coat-and-tie coach press conferences

It’s business suit season in the NFL. It shouldn’t be. When coaches are hired to run NFL teams, they show up for their introductory press conferences in suits. That’s the way it is, because that’s the way it’s always been. But why does it have to keep being that way? Coaches don’t wear suits on [more]

Report: Texans denying teams permission to interview Tim Kelly

The Texans have not hired a new head coach yet, but they are holding onto one member of the 2020 coaching staff. Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports that the Texans have denied requests from other teams to interview offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Tim Kelly. Kelly just finished his second season as the [more]

Alabama announces hiring of Bill O’Brien as offensive coordinator

Alabama made Bill O’Brien’s hiring official, naming him offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach. The former Texans’ head coach becomes the fifth offensive coordinator the Crimson Tide has had in the past six years. “We are pleased and happy to be able to add Bill O’Brien to our coaching staff,” Alabama coach Nick Saban said in [more]

Eric Bieniemy: Obviously, yes I do want to be a head coach

It’s looked for a while like Chiefs offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy would not get a head coaching job in the 2021 hiring cycle. With just the Texans job available after the Eagles picked Nick Sirianni on Thursday, that’s very close to fruition. But Bieniemy isn’t letting the fact that he’s become a symbol of this [more]

Gary Kubiak retires, again

Four years ago, Gary Kubiak retired as head coach of the Broncos. As expected, Kubiak has now retired as offensive coordinator of the Vikings. The Vikings announced the decision on Thursday. “It’s been the honor of my lifetime to work for 36 seasons as an NFL player and coach,” Kubiak, who served as head coach [more]

Which teams would, should, could be interested in Deshaun Watson?

When attempting to list the teams that should or would or could be interested in Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson, it’s arguably easier to list the teams that shouldn’t or wouldn’t or couldn’t be. On today’s PFT Live, Chris Simms and I tried to do both. The end result was a lengthy discussion that came up [more]

Would Deshaun Watson play for the Jets?

When trying to list the teams that should be interested in Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson, it becomes easier to list the teams that shouldn’t be: Bills, Ravens, Chiefs, Packers, Seahawks, Chargers, Bengals. The Jets should be interested. The New York Post recently suggested that possibility, with a back page blaring “WATEVER IT TAKES.” Watson’s official Instagram [more]

Deshaun Watson is “trying to have some patience”

Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson has posted a message on Twitter that apparently sheds light on his current relationship with the team. Some undoubtedly will downplay the message as irrelevant to football or simply the lyrics to a song. If it’s from a song, the song goes like this: “I been trying to have some patience, [more]

Texans complete interviews with four head coaching candidates

The Texans announced they have completed four interviews with head coaching candidates. Colts defensive coordinator Matt Eberflus, Ravens assistant head coach/receivers coach David Culley, Bills defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier and Chiefs offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy talked to the Texans as they search for a replacement for Bill O’Brien. The Texans hired Nick Caserio to replace [more]

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