Posted by: Chris Vannini on Tuesday January 20, 2015
Arizona Cardinals: The Cardinals are working to hire former Steelers defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau as linebackers coach, according to Fox Sports’ Alex Marvez.
Cleveland Browns: The Browns interviewed Rams quarterbacks coach Frank Cignetti for their offensive coordinator job, according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport.
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Chattanooga: Former Florida A&M running backs coach Shawn Bryson has joined the Chattanooga staff in the same role. In addition, East Hamilton HS (TN) coach Tony Brown has joined as defensive line assistant, and Morehead State defensive backs coach / special teams coordinator Rod West has joined to coach cornerbacks and dimebacks.
Chicago Bears: Broncos offensive coordinator Adam Gase will interview for the Bears offensive coordinator job on Wednesday, according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport.
Oakland Raiders: The Raiders are expected to interview former Falcons head coach Mike Smith for their defensive coordinator job, according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport.
Chicago Bears: The team has announced the hiring of former Broncos assistant defensive backs coach Sam Garnes, offensive line coach Dave Magazu and assistant special teams coach Derius Swinton for the same roles. In addition, defensive coordinator Mel Tucker, tight ends coach Andy Bischoff, linebackers coach Reggie Herring and assistant special teams coach Dwayne Stukes will not return.
New York Jets: Former Bills head coach Chan Gailey has been named offensive coordinator for the Jets.
Shepherd University (WV): Per source, defensive line coach Ramal Faunteroy has been selected for the 2015 NFL-NCAA Coaching Academy.
Alabama: Regarding a report Lane Kiffin is a front-runner for the 49ers offensive coordinator job, Nick Saban said Tuesday, per WIAT, “All of our coaches at this time of year have opportunities. I think guys work hard so that they can get opportunities, and if there are better opportunities that serve them better professionally, we’re very supportive in our guys getting promotions and doing those types of things. … I know Lane is committed to us right now and he’s doing the best he can to help us recruit and do the things that we need to do to have a better team next year. We’re hopeful that that will continue.”
Cleveland Browns: The Browns are expected to interview former Jets offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg at the Senior Bowl, according to ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler.
Denver Broncos: Former Bears special teams coordinator Joe DeCamillis has joined the Broncos staff in the same role.
USC: Former USC defensive end Kenechi Udeze and former Cal defensive end Nu’u Tafisi have been hired as assistant strength and conditioning coaches.
San Francisco 49ers: The 49ers are considering tight ends coach Eric Mangini for their defensive coordinator job, according to the Sacramento Bee.
New Orleans Saints: Director of college scouting Rick Reiprish has been dismissed, according to WWL-TV.
Chicago Bears: ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports candidates for the Bears offensive coordinator job include former Kansas head coach Charlie Weis, 49ers quarterbacks coach Geep Chryst, Lions quarterbacks coach Jim Bob Cooter and Broncos offensive coordinator Adam Gase.
Nebraska: Here’s a look at Mike Riley’s completed staff.
Dartmouth: Offensive quality control coach Jerry Taylor Jr. has been promoted to wide receivers coach.
Baltimore Ravens: The Ravens have hired former Bears head coach Marc Trestman as offensive coordinator, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
Oakland Raiders: Former 49ers tight ends coach Eric Mangini is interviewing for the Raiders defensive coordinator job today, according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport.
Midwestern State University (TX): Per source, Midwestern State wide receivers coach Darren Paige has been accepted to the 2015 NFL-NCAA Coaches Academy.
Denver Broncos: Gary Kubiak will retain wide receivers coach Tyke Tolbert, running backs coach Eric Studesville and strength and conditioning coach Luke Richesson, according to the Denver Post. In addition, tight ends coach Clancy Barone will be retained as offensive line coach.
Pitt: Here’s a look at Pat Narduzzi’s completed staff.
Arkansas: Former Houston linebackers coach Vernon Hargreaves has joined the Arkansas staff in the same role. Other stops in his career include South Florida, East Carolina, Miami (FL) and UConn. The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports his contract is worth $275,000 annually though June 2016. Keep track of open FBS assistant jobs here.
Washington Redskins: Chargers linebackers coach Joe Barry will join the Redskins staff as defensive coordinator, according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport.
Atlanta Falcons: Special teams coordinator Keith Armstrong will be retained by Dan Quinn, according to Fox Sports’ Alex Marvez.
Nebraska: Per source, Tulane wide receivers coach Keith Williams will join the Nebraska staff in the same role. This completes Mike Riley’s staff. Keep track of new FBS staffs here.
Jacksonville Jaguars: Former Bills head coach Doug Marrone has been named offensive line / assistant head coach for the Jaguars. Previous offensive line coach Luke Butkus moves to assistant offensive line coach.
South Alabama: Alabama director of player personnel Tyler Siskey is expected to join the South Alabama staff as wide receivers coach, according to 247Sports.
Pitt: Purdue wide receivers coach Kevin Sherman has accepted the same position at Pitt, according to Sports Illustrated’s Thayer Evans. This completes Pat Narduzzi’s staff.
Atlanta Falcons: Defensive line coach Bryan Cox will be retained by next head coach Dan Quinn, according to Fox Sports’ Alex Marvez.
Chicago Bears: Former 49ers defensive coordinator Vic Fangio will join the Bears staff, according to CBS Sports’ Jason La Canfora. NFL Network's Ian Rapoport adds that 49ers defensive backs coach Ed Donatell is also expected to join the Bears.
Youngstown State: WFMJ’s Dana Balash reports YSU linebackers coach / director of high school relations Ron Stoops will serve as defensive coordinator under Bo Pelini.
Michigan: Jay Harbaugh’s title at Michigan is tight ends / assistant special teams coach.
Vanderbilt: Derek Mason has finalized his staff for 2015.
New Orleans Saints: Former Dolphins general manager Jeff Ireland will join the Saints in the college scouting department, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Update: Ireland tells Fox Sports' Alex Marvez he has not been hired, but he did speak with the team and hopes to land there.
Western Carolina: Per source, Western Carolina running backs coach De’Rail Sims has been selected for the 2015 NFL-NCAA Coaches Academy.
Cleveland Browns: The Browns have interviewed former Rams head coach Mike Martz for their offensive coordinator job, according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport.
New Orleans Saints: Former Raiders head coach Dennis Allen will re-join the Saints in a senior defensive role, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.