Sources within the NFL announced today that former New Orleans Saints and UFL head coach Jim Haslett has accepted an offer from the Washington Redskins to become their new defensive coordinator.
The former Buffalo linebacker was atop a long list of prospects that included Mike Zimmer of the Cincinnati Bengals. When the Bengals resigned Zimmer earlier this week, it was clear the deal between the ‘Skins and Haslett would gel quickly. Read more…
Posted by Zack Nally Date: Wednesday, January 13, 2010
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Numerous sources have cited that the Miami Dolphins have decided to part ways with their defensive coordinator, Paul Pasqualoni.
In a press release, head coach Tony Sparano said, “I want to thank Paul for his services to the team, and I want to wish him the best.”
Pasqualoni is coming off a season in which his defense ranked 22nd in the league. The real kicker was the NFL-high 140 points his crew gave up in the fourth quarter.
It seemed at first that Sparano would be lax in his judgement against the coach, attributing the poor play of the defense to a lack of execution by the players, but the fourth-quarter debacles and the defense’s susceptibility to the big play spurred Sparano to make the decision. Read more…
Posted by Zack Nally Date: Tuesday, January 12, 2010
Tags: Al Groh, Bill Parcells, Bill Sheridan, Cleveland, Cncinnati, Georgie Tech, Kansas Coty, miami dolphins, Mike Zimmer, nfl head coach news, nfl head coach rumors, NFL News, NFL Rumors, nfl updates, Paul Pasqualoni, Romeo Crennel, Scott Pioli, Tony Sparano