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NFL Rumors: HC Candidates, Sean Payton, Adam Gase, & Giants
- Jay Glazer reports that Bears OC Adam Gase if the No. 1 coaching candidate right now.
- Bengals OC Hue Jackson is also a hot name right now along with Jaguars assistant Doug Marrone and Lions DC Teryl Austin.
- The Eagles reportedly contacted former HC Andy Reid about who he believes would be a good candidate for their job. Chiefs OC Doug Pederson is reportedly a leading candidate for the Eagles job.
- According to La Canfora, Patriots OC Josh McDaniels would be interested in the Giants and Titans.
- Jason La Canfora would discount Mike Holmgren’s interest in the 49ers’ job. La Canfora mentions that Holmgren could put together a top coaching staff.
- In the event that Jim Schwartz does not get a head-coaching job, Jason La Canfora expects him to be a “coveted” defensive coordinator. According to La Canfora, Schwartz is building house in Nashville and loves it there. He also has ties to coaching candidates Doug Marrone and Josh McDaniels.
- Jay Glazer of FOX reports that Saints HC Sean Payton is meeting with GM Mickey Loomis tomorrow to discuss his future in New Orleans.
- Glazer mentioned that the Saints could consider trading him if a team was willing to part with a second-rounder.
- Sean Payton is expected to be linked to the 49ers and Colts, according to Glazer.
- Jason La Canfora reports that Bears OC Adam Gase will have tough decision to make regarding where he’ll interview first.
- The Browns, Dolphins and Eagles all have “serious interest” in Gase right now.
- Dan Graziano reports that Giants HC Tom Coughlin has his entire family is at today’s game. Coughlin reportedly he asked them to come, but didn’t reveal his plans to them.
- Jason La Canfora reports that if Coughlin does retire as many expect, Sean Payton would be “very interested” in their head-coaching job. However, La Canfora isn’t sure the Giants will be willing to trade for a head coach, even with Payton’s strong ties to the team.
Tags Adam Gase Andy Reid Doug Marrone Doug Pederson Hue Jackson Jim Schwartz Josh McDaniels Mickey Loomis Mike Holmgren Sean Payton Teryl Austin Tom Coughlin