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  1. Top head coach candidates

    Tom Carpenter

    Black Monday brought four NFL head coach firings, as Detroit Lions coach Jim Schwartz, Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Greg Schiano, Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier and Washington Redskins coach Mike Shanahan were let go. They joined Cleveland Brow...

    Blog | December 31, 2013
  2. The Most Attractive, Available Head Coaching Gigs in the NFL Righ...

    Bill Barnwell

    There's little joy to be had around the league on the first weekday after Week 17, commonly known as Black Monday. While a few fans will be excited that their teams are moving on from coaches who had subpar seasons, Black Monday's a day when failure ...

    Blog | December 31, 2013
  3. Vikings' assistants waiting to learn fate

    Ben Goessling

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- While the Minnesota Vikings look for a new head coach after firing Leslie Frazier on Monday, Frazier's entire staff of assistant coaches is still under contract, waiting to learn its fate. The coaches have contracts that run...

    Blog | December 30, 2013
  4. Players thank Frazier for his impact

    Ben Goessling

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- The Minnesota Vikings have now been through three coaches in the eight years the Wilf family has owned the team. They fired the first, Mike Tice, minutes after the 2005 season ended. They got rid of the second, Brad Childress, ...

    Blog | December 30, 2013
  5. Best available head-coaching jobs

    Mike Sando

    With five NFL teams -- the Browns, Lions, Titans, Redskins and Vikings-- looking for head coaches as of Saturday afternoon, it's time to update our rankings showing which destinations candidates should find most appealing. The list will surely gro...

    Blog | December 30, 2013
  6. Frazier firing puts Vikings at crossroads

    Ben Goessling

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- For Leslie Frazier, the path to this point has seemed preordained since last winter, when Minnesota Vikings ownership decided to pick up his 2014 option, but not offer him a contract extension, after he led the Vikings to a sur...

    Blog | December 30, 2013
  7. Coaching hot seat watch

    Tom Carpenter

    Black Monday is just five days away. That's when the witching hour will occur and at least a handful of NFL coaches will be fired. Several more may be shown the door soon thereafter. Last season, eight coaches lost their jobs, and we could see a simi...

    Blog | December 24, 2013
  8. Marc Trestman hire: Outsmarting the rest?

    Kevin Seifert

    In the middle of a cold January night, the Chicago Bears hit a brilliant home run. Either that, or they struck out wildly. I just don't see much gray area in their decision to hire Marc Trestman as their next head coach, a man who was once a hot coac...

    Blog | January 16, 2013
  9. Will Bears buck the NFL's age trend?

    Kevin Seifert

    As word filtered out Monday night on the finalists for the Chicago Bears' coaching job, some of you immediately expressed support for Seattle Seahawks offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell. Why? Everyone has their reasons, but without a doubt, age is ...

    Blog | January 15, 2013
  10. Bears' coaching search: End of 1st round?

    Kevin Seifert

    By the end of Sunday, it's possible the Chicago Bears will have concluded their first round of interviews in what has already been an epic coaching search. Indianapolis Colts offensive coordinator Bruce Arians was scheduled to be the 13th known candi...

    Blog | January 13, 2013
  11. 'Morning Roar' means end of days for BBAO

    Kevin Seifert

    We're (no longer) Black and Blue All Over: We came, we saw, we conquered and now we're splitting into fiefdoms. As of Monday morning, Black and Blue All Over as we know it is no longer. As you know by now, ESPN's expansion of its NFL Nation ...

    Blog | August 26, 2013
  12. BBAO: Gabe Carimi skips Bears' workouts

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Monday nights in May are not supposed to be as newsy as yesterday's was. We noted the unveiling of the Minnesota Vikings' new stadium/Fortress of Solitude, but several other items popped up as well. We'll start with ...

    Blog | May 14, 2013
  13. BBAO: Chris Kluwe's last day with Vikings?

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Conventional wisdom suggests Monday could be the day the Minnesota Vikings part ways with punter Chris Kluwe. As we've discussed, the Vikings made UCLA punter Jeff Locke their fifth-round draft pick last month. Te...

    Blog | May 06, 2013
  14. BBAO: On Heyward-Bey, Hall signings

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Two NFL contract agreements Monday night had NFC North implications and are worth noting here on the blog. First, the Indianapolis Colts announced a deal with free agent receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey, who visited t...

    Blog | April 02, 2013
  15. BBAO: Tom Brady impact in NFC North

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: So the New England Patriots signed quarterback Tom Brady to a far-below market value contract extension Monday, a three-year deal worth $27 million. That annual average of $9 million is less than half what the New Or...

    Blog | February 26, 2013
  16. BBAO: Moving into offseason mode

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Good Monday morning to all of you. I snuck out the back door late last week after the Chicago Bears completed their coaching search, hiring Marc Trestman to replace Lovie Smith after a 2 1/2-week search. All is well....

    Blog | January 21, 2013