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Report: Falcons interviewed Ryan Nielsen on Tuesday

The Falcons interviewed Saints assistant coach Ryan Nielsen for their defensive coordinator job, Mike Garafolo of NFL Media reports.Falcons defensive coordinator Dean Pees, 73, retired Jan. 9 after 18 seasons coaching in NFL.The Falcons also have completed interviews with former Broncos head coach Vic Fangio, Steelers senior defensive assistant/linebackers coach Brian Flores and Panthers interim [more]

Vikings request interview with Ryan Nielsen

The Vikings are looking to New Orleans as they try to find a new defensive coordinator.Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that the team has requested an interview with Saints co-defensive coordinator Ryan Nielsen for the opening on Kevin O’Connell’s staff. The Vikings fired Ed Donatell late last week.Nielsen has been with the Saints since becoming [more]

Report: Jerry Gray to interview for Falcons defensive coordinator

The Falcons’ search for a defensive coordinator is set to include a meeting with Packers defensive pass game coordinator/defensive backs coach Jerry Gray.Jonathan Jones of CBS Sports reports that Gray is scheduled for an interview with Atlanta. The Falcons have also met with Vic Fangio, Brian Flores, and Al Holcomb since Dean Pees retired after [more]

Falcons interview Brian Flores for defensive coordinator

Brian Flores is a strong candidate to become the next head coach of the Cardinals, but if he doesn’t get that job, Falcons defensive coordinator might be his next option.Flores interviewed for the Falcons’ defensive coordinator vacancy, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network.Although Flores, the former Dolphins head coach, is suing the NFL for [more]

Charles London interviewing with Commanders Thursday

The Commanders announced that they are speaking with another offensive coordinator candidate on Thursday.Falcons quarterbacks coach Charles London will be interviewing with the team. London joins Commanders quarterbacks coach Ken Zampese and former Browns and Giants head coach Pat Shurmur as candidates to interview with the club.London has spent the last two seasons in Atlanta. [more]

NFL should delay all head-coaching interviews until after the Super Bowl

Any team that fires its head coach needs to start looking for a new one quickly. That process, however, infringes on the ability of other teams to get full focus from all members of their current coaching staff.It’s a problem that arises every year during the NFL playoffs. Teams looking for head coaches want to [more]

Report: Colts request to interview Dan Quinn for head coach

The Colts are adding another name to the long list of candidates to be their next head coach.According to Todd Archer of ESPN, Indianapolis has put in an interview request for Dallas defensive coordinator Dan Quinn.This is Quinn’s second known interview request of this year’s coaching cycle. He’s reportedly slated to interview with the Broncos [more]

Commanders request interview with Charles London for offensive coordinator

The Commanders are set to meet with Pat Shurmur about their offensive coordinator opening on Tuesday and they are also working on setting up another interview.Nicki Jhabvala of the Washington Post reports that the team has requested an interview with Falcons quarterbacks coach Charles London. The Commanders fired offensive coordinator Scott Turner last week.London has [more]

Al Holcomb set to interview with Falcons Tuesday

The Falcons will be meeting with Panthers defensive coordinator Al Holcomb on Tuesday.Atlanta requested an interview with Holcomb about their vacant defensive coordinator position and Mike Garafolo of NFL Media reports that it will be taking place Tuesday.Holcomb was promoted to the coordinator job after the Panthers fired Phil Snow as part of some house [more]

Russell Gage has been taken to hospital, with concussion and possible neck injury

The final minutes of Monday night’s playoff game included a scary injury to Buccaneers receiver Russell Gage, who eventually exited via cart after trying unsuccessfully to leave under his own power.After the game, coach Todd Bowles told reporters that Gage was taken to a local hospital. He has a concussion, and he’s also being evaluated [more]

Panthers want to interview Kris Richard for defensive coordinator

The Panthers are looking at defensive coordinator candidates while they look for a new head coach and they’d like to talk to one from a divisional rival.Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that the team has requested permission to interview Saints co-defensive coordinator and defensive backs coach Kris Richard.Richard joined the Saints staff in 2021, [more]

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