NFL ‘Black Monday’ Tracker

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The term ‘Black Monday’ in the NFL is described as the day immediately following Week 17 in which select front offices depart from current head coaches. Here are the latest updates through all 32 franchises:

Arizona Cardinals: Steven Wilks

  • Steven Wilks has informed the Arizona Cardinals staff that he will not return in 2019. It has been reported that Mike McCarthy is not interested in the position.

Atlanta Falcons: Dan Quinn

  • The Atlanta Falcons have let go of OC Steve Sarkisian, DC Marquand Manuel, and special teams coach Keith Armstrong.

Baltimore Ravens: John Harbaugh

  • The Miami Dolphins and Denver Broncos are expected to explore a deal in which they would receive the rights to Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh.

Buffalo Bills: Sean McDermott

No News to be Reported

Carolina Panthers: Ron Rivera

  • Regardless of rumors, the Carolina Panthers are expected to bring back Ron Rivera in 2019. However, there will be coaching staff changes, including the positions of multiple assistant coaches.

Chicago Bears: Matt Nagy

No News to be Reported

Cincinnati Bengals: Marvin Lewis

  • The Cincinnati Bengals have moved on from head coach Marvin Lewis.

Cleveland Browns: Gregg Williams

  • The Cleveland Browns have reached out to Mike McCarthy about the head coaching vacancy.
  • Cleveland will interview Gregg Williams and Freddie Kitchens for the head coach position this week.
  • There are rumors floating that Adam Gase may receive an interview for the head coaching position with the Cleveland Browns.
  • The Cleveland Browns have requested to interview Indianapolis Colts OC Nick Sirianni and DC Matt Eberflus. The team will also interview New Orleans Saints AHC Dan Campbell.

Dallas Cowboys: Jason Garrett

  • The upcoming postseason may play a factor in whether the Dallas Cowboys bring back Jason Garrett in 2019, according to multiple sources. With a solid relationship between Garrett and owner Jerry Jones, expect for Garrett to return next season.
  • The Jets will interview Dallas Cowboys assistant Kris Richard.

Denver Broncos: Vance Joseph

  • The Denver Broncos have moved on from Vance Joseph on Monday.
  • The Miami Dolphins and Denver Broncos are expected to explore a deal in which they would receive the rights to Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh.

Detroit Lions: Matt Patricia

No News to be Reported

Green Bay Packers: Joe Philbin

  • Although Joe Philbin has been remotely successful in his short stint with the Green Bay Packers, according to Ian Rapoport, it would be a “surprise” to see Philbin as the head coach in 2019.
  • The Green Bay Packers plan to interview Josh McDaniels, Chuck Pagano, and Pat Fitzgerald among others for the head coaching position.
  • The Packers have requested to interview New Orleans Saints AHC Dan Campbell.

Houston Texans: Bill O’ Brien

No News to be Reported

Indianapolis Colts: Frank Reich

  • The Cleveland Browns have requested to interview Indianapolis Colts OC Nick Sirianni and DC Matt Eberflus.

Jacksonville Jaguars: Doug Marrone

  • The Jacksonville Jaguars will bring back Doug Marrone for his 3rd season as head coach.

Kansas City Chiefs: Andy Reid

  • The New York Jets have requested to interview Kansas City Chiefs OC Eric Bieniemy.

Los Angeles Rams: Sean McVay

No News to be Reported

Los Angeles Chargers: Anthony Lynn

  • Much like John Harbaugh, Los Angeles Chargers head coach Anthony Lynn has a valid case for NFL Coach of the Year.

Miami Dolphins: Adam Gase

  • The Miami Dolphins have moved on from head coach Adam Gase.
  • According to Rex Ryan, he believes he may land an interview with the Miami Dolphins.
  • Miami has requested to interview New England Patriots DC Brian Flores.

Minnesota Vikings: Mike Zimmer

  • If the Cincinnati Bengals move on from Marvin Lewis, it is rumored that Mike Zimmer is a potential candidate. It is a long shot currently, as the Vikings would require heavy compensation in return.

New England Patriots: Bill Belichick

  • Miami has requested to interview New England Patriots DC Brian Flores.

New Orleans Saints: Sean Payton

  • The Cleveland Browns and Green Bay Packers will interview New Orleans Saints AHC Dan Campbell.

New York Giants: Pat Shurmur

No News to be Reported

New York Jets: Todd Bowles

  • Following Week 17, the New York Jets have moved on from head coach Todd Bowles. Lead candidates for the vacant position include Mike McCarthy and Jim Caldwell.
  • The New York Jets have requested to interview Kansas City Chiefs OC Eric Bieniemy.
  • The Jets will interview Dallas Cowboys assistant Kris Richard.

Oakland Raiders: Jon Gruden

No News to be Reported

Philadelphia Eagles: Doug Pederson

No News to be Reported

Pittsburgh Steelers: Mike Tomlin

  • There are rumors that Mike Tomlin may be fired in the offseason, but the chances of it actually occurring are highly unlikely.

San Francisco 49ers: Kyle Shanahan

No News to be Reported

Seattle Seahawks: Pete Carroll

No News to be Reported

Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Dirk Koetter

  • The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have moved on from head coach Dirk Koetter. The search firm “Korn-Ferry” is leading the search for a successor. The firm helped the Texans with Bill O’Brien, Falcons with Dan Quinn, Chiefs with Andy Reid, Seahawks with Pete Carroll, and Jaguars with Doug Marrone.

Tennessee Titans: Mike Vrabel

No News to be Reported

Washington Redskins: Jay Gruden

  • The Washington Redskins are expected to bring back head coach Jay Gruden. There will be additional coaching staff changes in the upcoming offseason.

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