- Michael Silver reports that two college coaches who are “trying hard” to get to the NFL include UCLA’s Jim Mora and Texas A&M’s Kevin Sumlin.
- Tom Pelissero spoke with an NFL executive who said that the Browns decision to promote Sashi Brown to executive vice president of football operations and give him control of the 53-man roster means teams don’t have to allow their scouts to interview for their “GM” job.
- By making this move, Pelissero mentions that owner Jimmy Haslam has already thrown a lot of quality candidates out of the pool.
- Jason Cole reports that there’s still no decision from the Chargers in regards to HC Mike McCoy’s future with the team.
- Chargers executives will reportedly meet again early Monday morning to finalize the situation.
Cowboys impending free agent DE Greg Hardy said he’d like to be back in Dallas next year, but it’s ultimately up to the team.
“If the Cowboys offer me an opportunity to stay,” Hardy said, via ESPN.com. “I would love to stay here.
“My man [Jerry Jones] took a nice chance on me, and I would love to repay that debt with a million sacks and a ton of wins. We couldn’t, so I would say it was very mal — for my Spanish friends — mucho mal.”
- Gerry Dulac mentions that if RB DeAngelo Williams can’t play in their playoff game, it’s unlikely that the Steelers will sign a running back.
- Instead, Dulac expects the Steelers to go with Fitz Toussaint, Jordan Todman and Will Johnson against the Bengals.