The Chicago Bears are contacting at least 17 coach and GM candidates. The latest news as a new cycle of firing — and hiring — begins in the NFL.


Change is in the air. “Black Monday” came to the NFL a day after the regular season ended with a flurry of major changes starting around the league.

As a new cycle of firing and hiring income approaches, we’re tracking all the latest moves.


Tuesday

<चिह्न वर्ग = "hl_orange">The list of Chicago Bears requested interviews has grown to at least 8 general manager candidates and 9 coaching candidates.

plaintiff: Recently fired Miami Dolphins coach Brian Flores was a big name to join the long list of candidates the Bears approached about interviewing.


NFL Network reported The Bears set up the interview with Flores, who went 24-25 over three seasons with the Dolphins. Their last two seasons were winning, but the Dolphins did not make the playoffs.

Here are the other coaching aspirants who have reportedly been requested:

Rick Smith, former general manager of the Houston Texans, is among the biggest names one can expect to interview with the Bears. Here is a list of others:


<चिह्न वर्ग = "hl_red">The New York Giants fired coach Joe Judge after two seasons.

plaintiff: In his first NFL head coaching tenure, Judge, 40, went 10-23, including 4-13 in 2021. Playing without quarterback Daniel Jones, the Giants lost their last six games by a combined score of 163–56. Speaking to the media, after the 29-3 loss to the Bears in Week 17, the judge boasted 11 minutes of defending his team.

This is the second major giant move in two days after general manager Dave Gettleman announced his retirement on Monday. With Judge Out, there are now seven NFL head coaching jobs open.


Monday

<चिह्न वर्ग = "hl_orange">The Chicago Bears fired general manager Ryan Pace and coach Matt Nagy.

plaintiff: Pace is out after seven seasons in Chicago During which his team went 48–65, qualified for the postseason twice and failed to register a playoff win. In his first NFL head coaching tenure, Nagy finished 34–31 in four seasons with two playoff losses.

The Bears, running through Mitch Trubisky, Nick Foles, Andy Dalton and Justin Fields, never found the right fit between Nagy and quarterback during his tenure. Negi’s offense finished in the bottom third of the league in several categories. The Bears finished 6-11 this season,

According to a league source, the Bears have contacted former Eagles coach Doug Pedersen to schedule an interview for his head coaching role. An ESPN report also indicated that the Bears have requested permission to interview Buffalo Bills defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier for the job. The team, according to NFL Network, has also requested a GM to speak with the Colts director of the Moroccan Brown Scouting College for the inauguration.

<चिह्न वर्ग = "hl_orange">Minnesota Vikings Fired General Manager Rick Spielman and Coach Mike Zimmer

plaintiff: Spielman had been with the Vikings since 2006, first as vice president of player personnel and then as general manager from 2012. At the time, the Vikings were leading 132-123-2 with six playoff appearances.

Zimmer, a longtime NFL defensive coordinator, became the head coach of the Vikings in 2014. He led three seasons of 10 or more wins, three playoff appearances, and two playoff victories. Vikings a. After finished 8-9 victory over the bear on Sunday.

<चिह्न वर्ग = "hl_orange">New York Giants general manager Dave Gettleman announced his retirement after four seasons in that role.

plaintiff: In 2018, Gettleman became general manager at an organization where he had previously spent 13 years in front office roles. But their efforts to revive the franchise failed as the Giants experienced their worst four-year stretch of losing streak in the team’s history.

The Giants went 19–46 under Gettleman’s watch, including a 4–13 faceplant this season, during which the offense ended in both total yardage and scoring in the NFC. Gettleman announced his retirement on Monday, but could have been fired if he hadn’t. Coach Joe Judge’s future remains uncertain and may depend on what happens with his intense GM search.

<चिह्न वर्ग = "hl_orange">The Miami Dolphins fired coach Brian Flores after three seasons.

plaintiff: Flores was fired in his third season, despite posting back-to-back winning seasons. The Dolphins were 5-11 in their first year, 10-6 in 2020 and 9-8 this season, but did not make the playoffs during their tenure.

Dolphins owner Stephen Ross issued a statement saying that he has “determined that the core dynamics of our football organization are not operating at the level I want and felt that this decision is in the best interest of the Miami Dolphins.” Was.” ESPN reported that general manager Chris Grier will remain with the team in his current role.

Sunday

<चिह्न वर्ग = "hl_orange">The Denver Broncos have fired head coach Vic Fangio after three seasons.

plaintiff: Fangio did not record a winning season in his three in Denver. He finished 19-30 in his first stint as head coach of the NFL, including 7-10 this season. Fangio, 63, was a defensive coordinator in the NFL for 19 seasons, including four at Chicago, before joining the Broncos in 2019.

This season, Fangio’s defense ranked in the top 10 in yards and points allowed. But the Broncos offense didn’t produce enough under Teddy Bridgewater and Drew Locke, the latest in a quarterback’s revolving door in Denver in recent years.

December 30-January. 7

<चिह्न वर्ग = "hl_tblue">Jaguar has conducted at least five interviews to replace Urban Mayor.

plaintiff: The Jaguars fired Urban Mayer on December 16 after just 13 games with the team.

The team has already gone deep in its quest to replace him, reportedly with former Philadelphia Eagles coach Doug Pedersen, former Indianapolis Colts and Detroit Lions coach Jim Caldwell, Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive coordinator Todd Bowles and offensive coordinator. Byron interviewing Leftwich and the offensive coordinator for the Dallas Cowboys. Moore.

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