2018 NFL Coaching Changes

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    Arizona Cardinals
    Bruce Arians announced his retirement shortly after the Cardinals' season ended. He wraps his career as the winningest coach in franchise history with a 50-32-1 record (including playoffs).
    Weinfuss: Five candidates can't interview again until after championship games
    Weinfuss: Larry Fitzgerald -- Decision on future 'shortly after' Cardinals hire coach
    Weinfuss: Candidate John DeFilippo has history of grooming young quarterbacks
    Weinfuss: Cardinals hope to clone the chemistry they had with Arians
    Weinfuss: Arians handled first head-coaching job only way he knows how -- his way
    Transcript: Arians gives tearful goodbye, says 'it's been a great ride'

    Indianapolis Colts
    The Colts fired Chuck Pagano after missing the playoffs for the third straight year. He went 53-43 in six seasons in Indianapolis.
    Wells: Latest in coaching search: Baylor's Matt Rhule interviewed
    Wells: Pagano's former assistants not waiting for Colts to name new coach
    Wells: Colts' coaching search: Kris Richard comes from Pete Carroll's coaching tree
    News: Irsay thinks Andrew Luck will be healthy for new Colts coach
    Wells: Candidate Steve Wilks is about 'accountability' and blitzing
    Wells: Jim Irsay must let GM Chris Ballard lead coaching search

    New York Giants
    The Giants hired Dave Gettleman as their new general manager after firing Ben McAdoo and general manager Jerry Reese toward the end of a 3-13 season.
    Raanan: Reshuffling the deck in Giants coaching search -- now what?
    Raanan: Pros and cons of all known Giants coaching candidates
    Raanan: Steve Wilks gets to show why players gravitate toward him
    News: Vikings' OC Pat Shurmur joins list of candidates
    Raanan: Gettleman's just getting started, will blow up Giants' roster
    Sando: Now what for the Giants? Potential replacements at head coach

    Tennessee Titans
    The Titans and coach Mike Mularkey agreed to part ways, the team announced on Monday morning, adding that the two sides "couldn't come to an agreement over the future." Mularkey went 18-14 in his two full seasons as Tennessee's coach and helped guide the Titans to their first postseason appearance since 2008.
    News: Titans, Mularkey mutually agree to part ways
    Wolfe: Mularkey's stubbornness, failure to scheme around Marcus Mariota was his demise

    Jobs expected to be filled
    Detroit Lions
    Despite previously being linked to the Giants' opening, Patriots defensive coordinator Matt Patricia is likely to become the Lions' next head coach, league sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter. Patricia and the team would still need to agree to contract details after New England's season ends. Patricia will replace Jim Caldwell, who was fired after four seasons with the franchise.
    News: Patricia expected to be next head coach
    Rothstein: Familiarity, NFL lineage and Patriots influence are why Patricia makes sense in Detroit
    Video: Saturday all-in on Patricia as Lions' coach

    Filled jobs
    Chicago Bears
    The Bears named Chiefs offensive coordinator Matt Nagy as their new head coach after firing John Fox. Nagy, 39, had spent his entire NFL coaching career under Andy Reid.
    Dickerson: Brad Childress: Nagy aggressive as a playcaller
    Wells: Nagy's comfort with Bears 'quite a statement' considering his ties to Colts GM
    Dickerson: Nagy's fortunes hinge on Mitchell Trubisky
    Teicher: Five things to know about Nagy
    Dickerson: Fox's legacy will be defined by a historic lack of production

    Oakland Raiders
    The Raiders officially named Jon Gruden their 22nd coach in franchise history. He will get the longest coaching deal in NFL history -- a 10-year contract likely approaching $100 million -- sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter. The team held an introductory news conference Jan. 9. Gruden, who coached Oakland from 1998 to 2001 and has been working as an ESPN analyst, is returning to the Raiders to replace Jack Del Rio, who was fired after the regular-season finale.
    Gutierrez: Gruden -- Raiders looking to 'unlock the greatness' in Derek Carr
    Barnwell: Can Gruden revive the Raiders again? Answering questions on his return
    Gutierrez: Gruden welcomed back to Raiders 16 years after exit
    Staff: How the Raiders welcomed back Gruden: Updates from the scene
    Gutierrez: Gruden never wanted to leave the Raiders -- and now he's back
    Gutierrez: Would Gruden follow the steps of Dick Vermeil -- or Mike Ditka?

    Jobs that won't come open despite coaches on the hot seat

    Cincinnati Bengals
    Despite earlier reports that Marvin Lewis planned to leave the Bengals after 15 years in Cincinnati, the team announced on Jan. 2 that it had signed Lewis to a two-year contract.
    Terrell: Bengals are bringing back Lewis, but changes still need to be made
    Cleveland Browns
    Team owner Jimmy Haslam confirmed that Hue Jackson will be the coach in 2018 after the team concluded its 0-16 season.
    McManamon: Jackson apologizes for winning only one game over two seasons
    McManamon: Haslam sees Jackson going from 0-16 goat to future hero

    Dallas Cowboys
    Despite the Cowboys being one of the bigger disappointments of 2017, the team has maintained that Jason Garrett will be back to coach an eighth season in Dallas.
    Archer: Change likely coming to Cowboys coaching staff, but how much?
    Archer: Cowboys know dangers of team making in-season coaching change

    Denver Broncos
    Vance Joseph will return for a second season in Denver, team president John Elway announced Jan. 1. Joseph guided the Broncos to a 5-11 record and a last-place finish in the AFC West in his first season as an NFL head coach. The Broncos have never fired a coach who started and finished just one season with the team.
    Legwold: Elway starts 2018 work by keeping Joseph

    Houston Texans

    The Texans have signed coach Bill O'Brien and new general manager Brian Gaine to matching five-year contracts. There had been speculation regarding O'Brien's future in Houston after the Texans finished their first losing season of his tenure.

    New York Jets
    Despite a 5-10 record, the Jets have signed coach Todd Bowles and general manager Mike Maccagnan to contract extensions, the team announced.
    Cimini: New deal means Bowles can say goodbye to hot seat (kind of)
    Robbins: Jets players pleased with stability that Bowles' extension brings

    Tampa Bay Buccaneers
    The Bucs will retain coach Dirk Koetter despite a disappointing season that started with high expectations.
    News: Koetter says he's grateful ownership retained him
    Laine: Bucs opt for stability with Koetter, but does he deserve it?
    Laine: Koetter won't give up play-calling; no plans to change staff

    Source NFL HC Carousel ESPN

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