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Coaching Rumors: Jeff Fisher, Bills, Redskins & Texans

Rumors

  • If the Falcons end up losing OC Kyle Shanahan to a head-coaching job, he wonders if Tom Clements of the Packers could be worth considering for them, according to Jason La Canfora.
  • La Canfora hears rumblings that the Ravens could add former Bills OC Greg Roman to their coaching staff and have him help with the run game.
  • La Canfora¬†mentions that Panthers LBs coach Al Holcomb could be targeted by teams looking for a coordinator.

Jeff Fisher

  • Jason La Canfora could former Titans and Rams head coach Jeff Fisher recasting himself as a president type and pursuing another NFL opportunity. La Canfora suggests the Bears as a potential fit for Fisher next year.

Bills

  • Jason La Canfora reports that there has been a lot of in-fighting going on and whether they’ll hire interim HC Anthony Lynn as their next head coach.
  • According to La Canfora, Lynn has “strong interest support” and is favored by key players on the roster. However, the possibility remains that they could move in a different direction altogether.
  • La Canfora says that Panthers DC Sean McDermott left a “very strong impression” on the Bills during his interview.
  • La Canfora also believes Lions DC Teryl Austin could be an option for Buffalo.

Redskins

  • Jason La Canfora mentions Bengals DC Paul Guenther as someone worth contacting to replace DC Joe Barry.
  • Other options La Canfora believes are worth considering for Washington include Rams DC Gregg Williams and Broncos DC¬†Wade Phillips.

Texans

  • Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reports that people around the NFL are keeping a close eye on the Texans, especially if they lose to the Raiders on Saturday.
  • According to La Canfora, the relationship between Texans HC Bill O’Brien and GM Rick Smith “has never been cozy.
  • La Canfora’s sources say that even if Houston beats the Raiders, it’s still possible they could move on from O’Brien.
  • If the Texans’ job ends up being available, La Canfora tosses out Kyle Shanahan and former Chargers HC Mike McCoy as names to watch.

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