Coaching and front-office tracker

PFW staff
February 18, 2012
Steelers give Cardinals permission to interview Haley

Here's a look at the job openings around the NFL for general managers, head coaches and coordinators, in addition to the openings that have been filled. Teams with openings are listed in alphabetical order.


Offensive coordinator
Left: Mike Mularkey (to Jaguars), Jan. 10.
Hired: Dirk Koetter, Jan. 15.

Defensive coordinator
Left: Brian VanGorder (to Auburn), Jan. 9.
Hired: Mike Nolan, Jan. 17.


Fired: Jerry Angelo, Jan. 3.
Hired: Phil Emery, Jan. 28.
Interviewed: Phil Emery (twice), Jason Licht (twice), Jimmy Raye, Marc Ross, Tim Ruskell.

Offensive coordinator
Fired: Mike Martz, Jan. 3.
Promoted: Mike Tice, Jan. 6.


Offensive coordinator (Head coach Pat Shurmur served as offensive coordinator in 2011; Browns will hire a coordinator for 2012.)
Hired: Brad Childress, Jan. 27.


Offensive coordinator (Cowboys had running- and passing-game coordinators in 2011 rather than an offensive coordinator.)
Hired: Bill Callahan, Jan. 12.


Defensive coordinator
Left: Dennis Allen (to Raiders), Jan. 24.
Hired: Jack Del Rio, Jan. 27.

Green Bay

Offensive coordinator
Left: Joe Philbin (to Dolphins), Jan. 20.
Promoted: Tom Clements, Feb. 2.


Vice chairman
Fired: Bill Polian, Jan. 2.

Fired: Chris Polian, Jan. 2.
Hired: Ryan Grigson, Jan. 11.

Head coach
Fired: Jim Caldwell, Jan. 17.
Hired: Chuck Pagano, Jan. 25.
Interviewed: Jerry Gray, Aaron Kromer, Chuck Pagano, Jim Tressel.

Offensive coordinator
Demoted: Clyde Christensen, Jan. 31.
Hired: Bruce Arians, Jan. 31.

Defensive coordinator
Retired: Mike Murphy (LB coach assumed DC role in Week 13 after Larry Coyer was fired).
Hired: Greg Manusky, Feb. 2.
Interviewed: Greg Manusky, Steve Spagnuolo.


Head coach
Fired: Jack Del Rio, Nov. 29.
Hired: Mike Mularkey, Jan. 10.

Offensive coordinator
Left: Dirk Koetter (to Falcons).
Hired: Bob Bratkowski, Jan. 12.

Defensive coordinator
Rehired: Mel Tucker, Jan. 12.

Kansas City

Head coach
Fired: Todd Haley, Dec. 12.
Hired: Romeo Crennel, Jan. 9.
Interviewed: Romeo Crennel, Jeff Fisher, Joe Philbin.

Offensive coordinator
Retired: Bill Muir, Feb. 1.
Hired: Brian Daboll, Feb. 4.


Head coach
Fired: Tony Sparano, Dec. 12.
Hired: Joe Philbin, Jan. 20
Interviewed: Todd Bowles, Jeff Fisher, Mike McCoy, Joe Philbin, Dave Toub, Mike Zimmer.
Second interviews: Todd Bowles, Mike McCoy, Joe Philbin.

Offensive coordinator
Released: Brian Daboll, Jan. 27.
Hired: Mike Sherman, Jan. 27.

Defensive coordinator
Left: Mike Nolan (to Falcons).
Hired: Kevin Coyle, Jan. 27.


Defensive coordinator
Demoted: Fred Pagac.
Hired: Alan Williams, Jan. 19.

New England

Offensive coordinator
Resigned: Bill O'Brien (to Penn State), Feb. 6.
Hired (as offensive assistant, expected to take over as O-coordinator in 2012): Josh McDaniels.

New Orleans

Defensive coordinator
Left: Gregg Williams (to Rams), Jan. 16.
Hired: Steve Spagnuolo, Jan. 19.

N.Y. Jets

Offensive coordinator
Resigned: Brian Schottenheimer, Jan. 10.
Hired: Tony Sparano, Jan. 11.


Hired: Reggie McKenzie, Jan. 6.

Head coach
Fired: Hue Jackson, Jan. 10.
Hired: Dennis Allen, Jan. 24.
Interviewed: Dennis Allen (twice), Todd Bowles, Pete Carmichael Jr., Marty Mornhinweg, Winston Moss.

Offensive coordinator
Reassigned: Al Saunders.
Hired: Greg Knapp, Jan. 31.

Defensive coordinator
Fired: Chuck Bresnahan, Jan. 5.
Hired: Jason Tarver, Feb. 6.


Offensive coordinator
Fired: Bruce Arians, Jan. 20.
Hired: Todd Haley, Feb. 7.
Interviewed: Jim Caldwell, Todd Haley.

St. Louis

Fired: Billy Devaney, Jan. 2.
Hired: Les Snead, Feb. 11.
Interviewed: Joey Clinkscales, Lake Dawson, Brian Gaine, Tom Gamble, Ryan Grigson, Ron Hill, Steve Keim, George Paton (twice), Les Snead.

Head coach
Fired: Steve Spagnuolo, Jan. 2.
Hired: Jeff Fisher, Jan. 13.
Interviewed: Dennis Allen, Rob Chudzinski, Jeff Fisher, Ray Horton.

Defensive coordinator
Fired: Steve Spagnuolo, Jan. 2.
Hired: Gregg Williams, Jan. 23.

Offensive coordinator
Left: Josh McDaniels (to Patriots).
Hired: Brian Schottenheimer, Jan. 23.
Interviewed: Hue Jackson, Brian Schottenheimer.

San Diego

Defensive coordinator
Fired: Greg Manusky, Jan. 5.
Hired: John Pagano, Jan. 5.

Offensive coordinator
Retired: Clarence Shelmon, Jan. 10.
Promoted: Hal Hunter, Jan. 17.

Tampa Bay

Head coach
Fired: Raheem Morris, Jan. 2.
Hired: Greg Schiano, Jan. 26.
Interviewed: Brad Childress, Rob Chudzinski, Tom Clements, Jerry Gray, Chip Kelly, Marty Schottenheimer, Mike Sherman, Mike Zimmer.

Offensive coordinator
Fired: Greg Olson, Jan. 2.
Hired: Mike Sullivan, Feb. 10.

Defensive coordinator
Fired: Raheem Morris, Jan. 2.
Hired: Bill Sheridan, Feb. 17.