Welcome to the NFL Coach-Pocalypse: Gruden is the First Coach Out in 2021

By Pete Baxter It was reported on Monday by ESPN’s Adam Schefter that, according to sources, Jon Gruden has notified the Las Vegas Raiders that he intends to resign as head coach of the team. Gruden’s rapid downfall began last week when a racially charged email he had sent aimed at NFLPA Chief DeMaurice SmithContinue reading “Welcome to the NFL Coach-Pocalypse: Gruden is the First Coach Out in 2021”

Could Marvin Lewis Bring Back Stability in Jacksonville?

By Pete Baxter We are four regular season games into the Urban Meyer era in Jacksonville, and it has been an unmitigated disaster. Sure, the team is 0-4, but that is far from the biggest issue for the Jaguars. First-year NFL head coach Urban Meyer, coming off a two decade long, highly successful stint asContinue reading “Could Marvin Lewis Bring Back Stability in Jacksonville?”

The Eagles Should Sign Jaylon Smith Immediately

By Pete Baxter The Dallas Cowboys are releasing 26-year-old linebacker Jaylon Smith on Tuesday, as reported by ESPN’s Adam Schefter on Tuesday. This is a surprising move considering Smith will still be owed $7.2 million in base salary this season. Releasing Smith will create a $16.6 million dead cap hit to the team. He hadContinue reading “The Eagles Should Sign Jaylon Smith Immediately”

Josh McCown is Reportedly Being Considered by These Two NFL Teams

By Pete Baxter NFL Journeyman Josh McCown has continued to receive interest from multiple NFL teams, according to Jason La Canfora of CBSSports.com. McCown, currently coaching his son’s high school football team, received interest from the Houston Texans for head coaching duties during the offseason before he (understandably) withdrew from consideration. Now, his locker roomContinue reading “Josh McCown is Reportedly Being Considered by These Two NFL Teams”

Two Former Jets Head Coaches That Deserve Another Shot (And Where They Should Go)

By Pete Baxter By the end of the 2021 NFL season, there will undoubtedly be several NFL head coaching changes. The odds-on favorite to be fired first seems to be Matt Nagy. Urban Meier may flee back to the college ranks any minute now. There are rumors that Joe Judge is losing the Giants’ lockerContinue reading “Two Former Jets Head Coaches That Deserve Another Shot (And Where They Should Go)”

Rex Ryan: The Next Head Coach of the Chicago Bears?

By Pete Baxter This year’s season of HBO’s ‘Hard Knocks’ features the 2021 Dallas Cowboys. It has had its share of highlights, from Dak Prescott drama to Zeke Elliot comic relief. Watching a young defensive star develop before our eyes in Micah Parsons has been a treat. As predicted, Jerry Jones and his stream ofContinue reading “Rex Ryan: The Next Head Coach of the Chicago Bears?”