With the NFL regular season behind us, it is time for teams to begin preparing for next season. Several teams have already made the decision to change key positions within the organization, whether that be a general manager, head coach or coordinator.
Rather than scouring the scatter shot reports across social media, CBSSports.com has compiled all of those reports of interest in one place. Below, we will track all of the coordinator, head coach and general manager candidates and where they have been requested to interview.
New England Patriots: HIRED Jerod Mayo
In what was rumored to be happening for days, really weeks, Bill Belichick and the Patriots parted ways on Thursday. On Friday morning, the Patriots executed their succession plan by hiring linebackers coach Jerod Mayo to replace Belichick.
The Falcons parted ways with Arthur Smith after three losing seasons. The season-ending defeat to New Orleans capped Atlanta’s third consecutive 7-10 season under Smith, who was hired away from the Tennessee Titans prior to the 2021 campaign. Here are the candidates the Falcons have requested to interview:
Bill Belichick, former Patriots HC (team) – completed
Brian Callahan, Bengals OC (NFL Media) – completed Ejiro Evero, Panthers DC (The Athletic) – completedSteve Wilks, 49ers DC (CBS Sports Lead NFL Insider Jonathan Jones) – completedAnthony Weaver, Ravens DL coach (NFL Media) – completedMike Macdonald, Ravens DC (ESPN) – completed Aaron Glenn, Lions DC (NFL Network)Raheem Morris, Rams DC (ESPN)Ben Johnson, Lions OC (CBS Sports Lead NFL Insider Jonathan Jones)Antonio Pierce, Raiders interim HC (NFL Network)
After replacing Matt Rhule as the head coach in Carolina, Frank Reich lasted less than one full season with the Panthers. Owner David Tepper pulled the plug on the union after the team opened the season with a 1-10 record. Special teams coach Chris…