Tag: NFL Head Coaches

The New Orleans Saints tapped defensive coordinator Dennis Allen to replace Sean Payton as head coach. (Image: Getty)

New Orleans Saints Promote Dennis Allen from DC to Head Coach

The New Orleans Saints did not have to look very far or very hard to find a new head coach when they hired Dennis Allen, who has been their defensive coordinator since 2015. Sean Payton abruptly retired at the end of the season, but in his exit interview with the […]

The Houston Texans promoted Lovie Smith from defensive coordinator to head coach. (Image: Getty)

Lovie Smith Becomes the Next Head Coach of the Houston Texans

The Houston Texans tapped Lovie Smith, who won the 2005 NFL Coach of the Year with the Chicago Bears, as their new head coach to replace David Culley after an unimpressive one-and-done season with a 4-13 record. Smith spent nine seasons as the head coach of the Bears and two […]

Mike McDaniel, former offensive coordinator of the San Francisco 49ers, during warm ups at Levi Stadium in Santa Clara. (Image: Michael Zagaris/Getty)

Miami Dolphins Hire Mike McDaniel (49ers OC) as New Head Coach

Mike McDaniel looks more like a hoodie-wearing, Silicon Valley tech bro than a football coach, but the Miami Dolphins hired the wunderkind from the San Francisco 49ers to become their next head coach. McDaniel is a Yale graduate and former Ivy League football player who the Dolphins hope can become […]

Former head coach Doug Pederson fondles the Super Bowl trophy after the Philadelphia Eagles defeated the New England Patriots to win Super Bowl 51. (Image: Patrick Smith/Getty)

Jacksonville Jaguars Hire Doug Pederson as New Head Coach

The Jacksonville Jaguars hope that Doug Pederson will be the head coach who turns the bottom-feeding swamp cat into an apex predator. The Jaguars lost 10-plus games in 10 out of their 11 previous seasons, and they were so bad they were awarded the #1 pick in the NFL draft […]

Sean Payton retired and stepped down as head coach of the New Orleans Saints after an emotionally draining 2021 season. (Image: Getty)

New Orleans Saints Head Coach Sean Payton Retires After 15 Seasons

Who Dat Nation is in mourning after news broke that Sean Payton will not return to the New Orleans Saints when the head coach retired after 15 seasons. Payton is still under contract for three more seasons, so it’s doubtful he coaches another team next season as he heads into […]

Matt Nagy coached his final game with the Chicago Bears after four years at the helm. (Image: Getty)

Da Bears Reboot: Part Ways with Matt Nagy and GM Ryan Pace

After four seasons at the helm, the Chicago Bears fired former NFL Coach of the Year Matt Nagy. The Bears also relieved general manager Ryan Pace from his duties after seven seasons as their GM. The Bears went 6-11 this season and failed to make a legitimate postseason run. They […]

Jacksonville Jaguars ex-head coach Urban Meyer on the sidelines before a kickoff of a game at TIAA Bank Field. (Image: Getty)

Jacksonville Jaguars Fire Head Coach Urban Meyer After 2-11 Start

The Urban Meyer experiment lasted only 13 games before the Jacksonville Jaguars fired the universally loathed head coach who led the last-place Jaguars to a 2-11 record. Meyer was on a collision course with a one-and-done season, but Jaguars owner Shad Khan severed ties with his rookie head coach with […]

Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Urban Meyer toots his whistle prior to the Jags game against the Houston Texans. (Image: Sam Craft/AP)

Urban Meyer Not Interested in USC Head Coaching Job… For Now

The USC Trojans fired Clay Helton after a 42-28 loss against Stanford last Saturday and they installed associate head coach Donte Williams as interim head coach. As soon as Helton was axed, rumors swirled that Urban Meyer would join USC next season even though he’s currently the head coach of […]

Arthur Smith, seen here on the sidelines as the OC of the Tennessee Titans. The Atlanta Falcons hired Art Smith as their next head coach. (Image: Robin Alam/Getty)

Hot-Shot OC Arthur Smith Gets First Head Coaching Job with Atlanta Falcons

The Dirty Birds will welcome a new head coach for next season. The Atlanta Falcons hired Arthur Smith, the Tennessee Titans’ former offensive coordinator, to become their next head coach. Arthur Blank, the Falcons owner, is still seeking the franchise’s first championship. They appeared in the Super Bowl twice, but […]

New York Giants’ Pat Shurmur is one of many NFL coaches on the hot seat, and could be out of a job by the end of the season. (Image/ New York Post)

More NFL Coaches Taking Spots on the Hot Seat

With the NFL’s regular season rapidly drawing to a close, the list of NFL coaches who may be looking for new jobs next season seems to be growing by the day. Black Monday is less than two weeks away, and while some coaches have given themselves a little breathing room […]