The NFL season has not even reached the halfway point, but the fire under the seat of 10 head coaches is already quite hot.
Giants defensive end Osi Umenyiora took exception to the rookie’s comments, and decided to issue a challenge to the third-overall draft pick. “If (Trent) looks on tape and he thinks he sees some candy, come try and get it,” Umenyiora said.
The final pass of the game sailed out of the end zone, saving the regular refs from the same type of call that brought the replacements to the height of unpopularity just three days earlier.
Rookie quarterbacks Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III have what it takes to succeed in the NFL.
The Titans have received permission to talk with Giants defensive coordinator Perry Fewell as a coaching candidate to replace Jeff Fisher, according to a person familiar with the situation.
The Dolphins are expected to hire Cleveland Browns offensive coordinator Brian Daboll, a person familiar with the negotiations said Monday. Daboll was the New York Jets’ quarterbacks coach in 2007-08.
The Cleveland Browns hired Pat Shurmur on Thursday, passing on Giants defensive coordinator Perry Fewell and ending a search for their fifth coach since 1999.
Perry Fewell’s first shot as an NFL coach was temporary. He’d like to make his next one a little more permanent.