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  1. Best head coach fits for Houston Texans

    Mike Sando

    Gary Kubiak is out after nearly eight seasons as the Houston Texans' head coach. You can bet the organization has been doing its homework on potential successors while the season slipped away. Diligent team owners call around the league for sugges...

    Blog | December 06, 2013
  2. NFL's Coach of the Year contenders

    Mike Sando

    Seventeen NFL franchises have changed head coaches since the 2010 season. Those fired coaches were earning millions per year, of course. It was their lower-paid assistants who were most vulnerable to the churn. Some didn't have long-term contracts or...

    Blog | November 30, 2013
  3. Around the NFC West: Fired GM's laments

    Mike Sando

    Billy Devaney has kept a low profile since the St. Louis Rams fired him as general manager following the 2011 season. That changed Saturday when Devaney, now living in Atlanta, checked in with Doug Farrar and Rob Rang on Sports Radio 950 AM KJR. ...

    Blog | June 25, 2012
  4. One way to go for Rams under next coach

    Mike Sando

    The firings of coach Steve Spagnuolo and general manager Billy Devaney from the St. Louis Rams have become official. Team owner Stan Kroenke issued a brief statement confirming what had been expected. "No one individual is to blame for this disapp...

    Blog | January 02, 2012
  5. Report: Spagnuolo, Devaney are out

    Mike Sando

    ESPN's Chris Mortensen cites a St. Louis Rams team source as saying the organization plans to fire coach Steve Spagnuolo and general manager Billy Devaney. The team has made no announcement, but this outcome was widely anticipated. The Rams now ha...

    Blog | January 01, 2012
  6. Would Chiefs target Rams' Josh McDaniels?

    Mike Sando

    Todd Haley's firing from the Kansas City Chiefs pushes St. Louis Rams offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels into the spotlight as a potential replacement. Last offseason, the Rams lost coordinator Pat Shurmur to Cleveland largely because Browns pre...

    Blog | December 12, 2011
  7. Update: Where Rams stand following trade

    Mike Sando

    Brandon Lloyd continues to make plays no one else on the St. Louis Rams' roster could make before his arrival via trade from Denver. A one-handed grab he made along the sideline against Cleveland fired up the team. Lloyd has made such plays somewh...

    Blog | November 15, 2011
  8. Around the NFC West: Rankled by firing

    Mike Sando

    Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch checks in with former longtime Rams equipment manager Todd Hewitt, who claims coach Steve Spagnuolo fired him for no good reason. Hewitt: "He is a hard person to deal with. He's just very hands-on. Controllin...

    Blog | March 31, 2011
  9. Rams, Seahawks and Josh McDaniels

    Mike Sando

    OK, now we know the Seattle Seahawks have been speaking with Josh McDaniels about becoming their offensive coordinator. Hiring the former New England assistant and Denver head coach would help explain why the Seahawks fired Jeremy Bates after one ...

    Blog | January 18, 2011
  10. With Bates out, is McDaniels a candidate?

    Mike Sando

    Jeremy Bates' pass-first approach and old-school demeanor apparently weren't what Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll wanted from his offensive coordinator. Bates, fired Tuesday, lasted one season with the team. The Seahawks ranked 28th in tota...

    Blog | January 18, 2011
  11. The Manusky file: 49ers vs. Cardinals

    Mike Sando

    The San Francisco 49ers' defense gave Arizona problems even when Kurt Warner was playing at a Pro Bowl level for the Cardinals. Count that among the reasons Arizona is interviewing Manusky as a candidate to replace the recently fired Bill Davis as...

    Blog | January 11, 2011
  12. Expecting a cold, wet matchup at Qwest

    Mike Sando

    NFC West teams without postseason plans have hired a head coach, fired a defensive coordinator and dismissed an equipment manager with roots to the team dating back more than four decades. Saturday offers something else on the agenda: an actual ga...

    Blog | January 08, 2011
  13. Whisenhunt must get next hire right

    Mike Sando

    The 2010 Arizona Cardinals struggled badly on both sides of the ball. They'll address those problems, at least in part, by seeking a new quarterback and a new defensive coordinator. The team fired Bill Davis, its coordinator the past two seasons, ...

    Blog | January 06, 2011
  14. Video: Clayton NFC West huddle

    Mike Sando

    The latest NFC West Huddle video from ESPN's John Clayton offers thoughts on every team in the division. Clayton suspects the San Francisco 49ers fired Mike Singletary before the season was finished to aid a potential pursuit of Stanford coach Jim...

    Blog | December 29, 2010
  15. Jed York and the 49ers' impulsiveness

    Mike Sando

    There's no harm when a fan says he wants the head coach fired or the quarterback traded following a stupefying defeat -- or even after a particularly horrendous play. Fans react. When Joe Nedney's field goal sailed through on the San Francisco ...

    Blog | December 28, 2010
  16. Mailbag: Perspective on video scandal

    Mike Sando

    Ed from Watertown, N.Y., thought my previous item about the Denver Broncos videotape scandal treated the New England Patriots unfairly. Mike Sando: To review, the Broncos fired former Patriots video staffer Steve Scarnecchia for taping the San Fra...

    Blog | November 28, 2010