Report: Bill Cowher Mulling Return; Giants On Wish List

Big Blue co-owner criticizes 'ridiculous' scoop

NEW YORK (WFAN/AP) — Bill Cowher is reportedly ready to get back to coaching – on his terms.

According to an ESPN source, the New York Giants, Houston Texans, and Miami Dolphins are atop Cowher’s wish list. The unidentified source said Cowher would consider a return to the NFL should one of the three teams make a coaching change before next season.

Giants co-owner John Mara criticized the report after New York’s memorable loss to Philadelphia on Sunday.

“That is ridiculous,” Mara told the Daily News. “Are we down to that? We were writing Bill Cowher stories two months ago and now we are going to write them again. That’s ridiculous.”

Since Cowher retired after the 2006 season, the rest of the NFL has wondered whether he’ll show he can coach again. His name seems to come up whenever there is an opening, and Cowher isn’t going to quell that talk.

“I certainly will look into situations with open ears,” he said during the 2010 preseason.

For now, Cowher is an analyst for CBS, which allows him to stay close to the game if he does choose to coach again — or lets him fulfill his football cravings without returning to the field. At the network’s NFL media day in August, Cowher said his new colleagues have become family, just like it was with the Steelers, and he’d only leave for an ideal situation.

“I’m not sitting there lobbying for any one team,” Cowher said this August. “You know what? I always thought, you’ll know. When the time comes, you’ll know. Right now the season’s starting, and my thoughts aren’t on coaching. My thoughts are on trying to give great coverage.”

The familiarity of football season offers comfort for Cowher, whose his wife, Kaye, died of skin cancer in July. Cowher said he never considered taking time off.

Cowher has a career coaching record of 149-90-1, and led the Steelers to a Super Bowl title in 2005.

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One Comment

  1. SHANKZILLA says:

    tTHE STEELERS NEED TO COME TO DAYTON,OH

  2. Michael Brodie says:

    Mike Dayem was arrested for murdering English.He was sentenced to 20 years of speaking to Val From Brooklyn.

  3. Ray says:

    if MIKE DAYEM wasnt drunk can you imagine trying to have a conversation with him when he is …LOL..HAAHAAHAHAH

  4. I HATE VICK says:

    Hey MIKE DAYEM! Are you sirius with these posts???? Are you loaded? or mentally illl?

  5. Alec says:

    Hi, I is mike dayem, har har har. cower is no coach of no team blah-blah….

    what a tool box…

  6. Teehot says:

    ROFL.. to bad MIKE DAYEM comments are like talking to a 4 year old. I get half of what he is saying but I am not 50% sure I know that I got what he is saying.

  7. Alec says:

    Ba ha ha ha, the Giants stink so bad!! Ha ha ha ha. Philly rules boys, they stole Cliff Lee, the Flyers schooled the Rangers and now this, ha ha ha ha Too Funny!! GO EAGLES!!

  8. MIKE DAYEM says:

    HELL NO BECAUSE HE NEED GOOD TO NY JETS

    1. Anderson DelValle says:

      Could you speak English please? Thanks.

  9. MIKE DAYEM says:

    FACT IS NY GIANTS NEED WAKE UP THEY EAGLES COME BACK FOR 24 POINT DOWN AND BEAT U THAT MEAN ALL TEAM SUCK THEY NEED WAKE UP OR COACH IS FIRE

  10. MIKE DAYEM says:

    LIST UP DAVID CARR U SUCK AS QUARTER BACK FOR NY GIANTS U NEED SIT DOWN DON’T WORRIED GIANTS WORRY ABOUT U

  11. MIKE DAYEM says:

    LIST UP DAVID CARR U SUCK AS QUARTER BACK WHAT U DID HOUSTON TEAXAS THAT WHY THEY CUT U BECUASE U CAN’T PLAY QUARTER BACK

    1. David Carr says:

      Who cares about quarterbacks? Were talking coaches! We Want Cowher!

  12. David Carr says:

    Bill Cowher, PLEASE come to the Hoston Texans, we are dieing down here. We need a real coach!

  13. MIKE DAYEM says:

    I DON’T SEE BILL COWHER IS NEXT COACH FOR GIANTS BECAUSE ELI MANNING IS QUARTER BACK FOR GIANT LESS THEY CUT HIM BECAUSE HE SUCK HAS QUARTER BACK FOR GET BILL COWHER U GOT HIM CONTROL TEAM HOW HE WANT LESS HE DON’T COACH

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