| Apr 24, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The draft will be held Thursday, Friday and Saturday in New York. Times NFL writer Sam Farmer examines team needs by division. Today, the West divisions:
Now that they have their quarterback in Alex Smith, the Kansas City Chiefs need...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 8:36 AM
Sherrick McManis came off the end to block a punt and Corey Wootton came up the middle to return it for a touchdown in Tennessee, and I’m thinking, Dave Toub might be one more Devin Hester touchdown return away from getting a head coaching job.
| Dec 31, 2012
| 4:32 PM
It comes as no surprise that several NFL coaches are relieved of their duties today. "Black Monday" is known as such because major staffing changes are typically made by teams on the Monday following the end of regular season play....
| Aug 24, 2013
| 10:08 AM
CHARLOTTESVILLE — As a guy with three decades of coaching experience on his resume, Steve Fairchild knew what kind of situation he was walking into last year with the San Diego Chargers.
He's been around long enough to get a feel for the...
| May 19, 2013
The rejections stung, sure. They always do. But Ronald Curry had overcome far more, and a few job interviews that didn't pan out weren't about to discourage him.
"Everything happens for a reason," he said Friday afternoon. "That's how I've always...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 5:21 PM
In Tom O’Brien’s six seasons as Virginia’s offensive coordinator, 1991-96, the Cavaliers never ranked below 38th nationally in scoring. Their high was 12th, in 1992, their average 26th.
Steve Fairchild’s none-too-easy job:...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 8:46 AM
As money managers are fond of reminding us, past returns are no guarantee of future returns. Same goes for coaches, football and otherwise.
But if Steve Fairchild’s most recent nine seasons as an offensive coordinator are any indicator, and if...
| Feb 3, 2013
| 9:03 PM
When Sonny Lubick landed his first Division I-A head-coaching job, at Colorado State in 1993, then-Western Athletic Conference rival San Diego State was a natural place to search for assistants to run the offense.
First with Dan McGwire at quarterback...
| Dec 30, 2012
| 4:37 PM
NFL.com has confirmed multiple reports that coach Andy Reid has been informed that he would be fired following the final game of a disappointing 4-12 season, a 42-7 loss to the New York Giants. Philadelphia Eagles' owner Jeffrey Lurie is expected to...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 2:40 PM
Andy Reid is apparently a hot commodity when it comes to open jobs in the NFL.
Only days after being fired by the Philadelphia Eagles on Monday, the former Glendale Community College player is rumored to be in the running for two new coaching positions....
| Oct 1, 2012
| 3:51 PM
Opening Statement: “(It’s a) tough place to play in Green Bay at Lambeau Field. I almost think if you win that game it should count as two wins. I know you have visited with Aaron (Kromer) already today and he talked a little about that....
| Oct 3, 2012
| 3:25 PM
Opening statement: “Today, Turk McBride, with his ankle, did not practice. David Hawthorne with his hamstring did not practice. Lance Moore, hamstring, did not practice. Travaris Cadet, right shoulder, did not practice. Jonathan Casillas, was...