- Browns interviewing Chiefs offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy on Friday (Beacon Journal) - The Browns announced Kansas City Chiefs offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy will become the third candidate to interview for their head coaching vacancy Friday afternoon. The meeting will take place in Kansas City, Missouri, a person familiar with the coaching search said.
- 5 things to know about Eric Bieniemy (clevelandbrowns.com) - Throughout the Browns’ search for a new head coach, ClevelandBrowns.com will break down the candidates as they go through the interview process with the team. We continue with a look at Eric Bieniemy, the current offensive coordinator of the Kansas City Chiefs.
- Where Jimmy Haslam and the Browns are making progress in hiring the right people (cleveland.com) - It might sound crazy or naive, but there are reasons this hiring season that the Cleveland Browns might succeed.
- If It’s The Off-Season, The Browns Must Be Looking For A New Coach (forbes.com) - With a winning percentage of .259 (33-94) in his eight years as owner of the Cleveland Browns, which includes the calamitously historic 0-16 train wreck of 2017, Jimmy Haslam has plenty of experience at hiring new coaches, and new general managers. Hiring the right coach and general manager? Not so much.
- Vikings ownership: Rick Spielman, Mike Zimmer to return next season (twincities.com) - The Vikings plan to have general manager Rick Spielman and head coach Mike Zimmer return next season, team president Mark Wilf said Friday. Spielman and Zimmer both have one year left on their contracts.
- How all 12 teams can win the Super Bowl (ESPN) - With the 2019 NFL playoffs upon us, you already know a little bit about the NFL’s 12 remaining teams. Let’s go a little further and try to offer up some additional insight into the remaining contenders as part of my preview. How are they better or worse than public perception? Is that likely to play out during the postseason? Who do they need to play well? Which Super Bowl winner from the past best resembles each of these teams?
- After Year of Uncertainty, Cowboys’ Jason Garrett Seems Out of Time (NY Times) - The team has an 85-67 record in nine-plus seasons under Garrett, but made the playoffs only three times, with little success. Now Dallas appears to be moving on without him.
- NFL Avg. Attendance Drops To Lowest Point Since 2004 (Sports Business Daily) - NFL teams averaged 66,648 fans at home during the ’19 regular season, the lowest figure since ‘04. It is the first time since ‘10 average attendance dropped below 67,000.