Sport Report: Panthers DC Sean McDermott agrees to become Bills' head coach
Chargers fire Mike McCoy as head coach shortly after season finale
McCoy went 27-36 with the Chargers.Black Monday apparently is getting off to an early start this season. The San Diego Chargers fired head coach Mike McCoy shortly after the team’s 37-27 loss to the Chiefs on Sunday.
Panthers DC Sean McDermott is the front-runner for the Bills head coaching job, per Vic Carucci of Buffalo News. The Bills could finalize a deal for Carolina Panthers defensive coordinator Sean McDermott in the next couple of days, potentially replacing Rex Ryan as the Bills head coach . Anthony Lynn, the Bills interim head coach , had been previously considered to be the front-runner.
The most recent name is a popular one here at BFTB: Carolina Panthers Defensive Coordinator Sean McDermott . NEWS: The San Diego Chargers have requested to meet with Carolina Panthers DC Sean McDermott for their HC job, per sources. When asked about the possibility of McDermott leaving and becoming a head coach Ron Rivera raved about what an amazing leader and coach he is.
FILE - In this July 31, 2014, file photo, Carolina Panthers defensive coordinator Sean McDermott applauds the defense during an NFL football practice at their training camp in Spartanburg, S.C. The Browns are interviewing Carolina defensive coordinator Sean McDermott and Jacksonville offensive assistant Doug Marrone for their head coaching job. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)
All signs had pointed to interim coach Anthony Lynn becoming the Buffalo Bills’ full-time head coach after his quick rise through the ranks this season. However, the Bills are reportedly going in a different direction.
Saints coach Sean Payton shuts down Rams trade rumors
The rumors Saints coach Sean Payton may be traded to the Rams or that the Super Bowl-winning coach wants out of New Orleans are false. In fact,Payton hopes to finish the remaining four years of his contract with the Saints."My plan is definitely to be back here. Shoot I've got four more years on my contract here. And I plan on honoring that," Payton saidon his weekly WWL Radio show. He again shot down a report from TheTimes-Picayune that saidSaints general manager Mickey Loomis "would be open" to trading Payton to the Rams.
Although the Panthers took a step back defensively this year, they were sixth in points and yards allowed as recently as last season, so there’s reason to believe that with the right pieces — which the Bills have — McDermott will be the guy for the Bills . Top Stories. BuffaLowDown 1 d agoBuffalo Bills : Updated 2017 Head Coach Candidates. Bleacher Report 9w agoEric Wood Injury: Updates on Bills Center's Ankle and Return. BuffaLowDown 3 d agoBuffalo Bills : Coin Toss, All-Pro, Carpenter and Rob Ryan.
Panthers DC Sean McDermott , the leader for Bills job, now headed to Buffalo for 2nd HC interview with Bills , as @john_wawrow also reported . True but if your firing Whaley your firing the head coach .
According to CBS Sports and multiple other reports, Panthers defensive coordinator Sean McDermott has agreed to become the Bills' next head coach.
Sean McDermott has agreed to become the next head coach of the Buffalo Bills— Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora)
McDermott, 42, has spent the last six years as Carolina’s defensive coordinator. Before joining the Panthers, he held the same position with the Eagles from 2009-10.
The Panthers had a terrific defensive season in 2015, ranking sixth in both points and yards allowed while forcing the most turnovers in the NFL on the way to a Super Bowl appearance. They took a step back this season with the departures of Josh Norman, Roman Harper and Charles Tillman, but they were still No. 6 against the run.Carolina Panthers defensive coordinator Sean McDermott walks across the field before an NFL football game against the Washington Redskins in Landover, Md., Monday, Dec. 19, 2016. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
This will be McDermott’s first stint as a head coach in the NFL. Expectations will be high with Buffalo’s last playoff appearance coming in 1999, so there will be a minimal grace period for him. Rex Ryan lasted only two years despite being just one game below .500 (15-16).
Bills' Sammy Watkins undergoes surgery, out until training camp .
Sammy Watkins missed half of the 2016 season because of a foot injury. The Bills receiver had a second surgery on his injured foot late last week. Watkins, the fourth overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft, is expected to be out until training camp.The Bills also announced that linebacker Shaq Lawson had arthroscopic knee surgery, but should be cleared for offseason activities.MORE: Bills hire Sean McDermott as head coachWatkins initially had surgery on his foot last May and missed the start of training camp. He may have rushed himself back onto the field and was placed on injured reserve in Week 4.
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Panthers DC Sean McDermott is the front-runner for the Bills head coaching job, per Vic Carucci of Buffalo News. The Bills could finalize a deal for Carolina Panthers defensive coordinator Sean McDermott in the next couple of days, potentially replacing Rex Ryan as the Bills head coach . Anthony Lynn, the Bills interim head coach , had been previously considered to be the front-runner.Report : Chargers will interview Panthers DC Sean McDermott - www.boltsfromtheblue.com
The most recent name is a popular one here at BFTB: Carolina Panthers Defensive Coordinator Sean McDermott . NEWS: The San Diego Chargers have requested to meet with Carolina Panthers DC Sean McDermott for their HC job, per sources. When asked about the possibility of McDermott leaving and becoming a head coach Ron Rivera raved about what an amazing leader and coach he is.NFL Rumors: Buffalo Bills Going After McDermott as Next Head Coach - buffalowdown.com
Although the Panthers took a step back defensively this year, they were sixth in points and yards allowed as recently as last season, so there’s reason to believe that with the right pieces — which the Bills have — McDermott will be the guy for the Bills . Top Stories. BuffaLowDown 1 d agoBuffalo Bills : Updated 2017 Head Coach Candidates. Bleacher Report 9w agoEric Wood Injury: Updates on Bills Center's Ankle and Return. BuffaLowDown 3 d agoBuffalo Bills : Coin Toss, All-Pro, Carpenter and Rob Ryan.Bills Having a 2nd Interview with Panthers ' DC McDermott - Page 17 - forums.twobillsdrive.com
Panthers DC Sean McDermott , the leader for Bills job, now headed to Buffalo for 2nd HC interview with Bills , as @john_wawrow also reported . True but if your firing Whaley your firing the head coach .Is this the year Panthers DC Sean McDermott gets a head coaching - www.charlotteobserver.com
Carolina Panthers defensive coordinator Sean McDermott became the first to interview for the Buffalo Bills ’ head coaching job this week. Alex Brandon AP. i. Kansas City coach Andy Reid, who had McDermott on his Eagles’ staff, raved about him before the Panthers -Chiefs game in November. “Phenomenal football coach ,” Reid said. “ (The Panthers defense is) getting coached like crazy by a guy who is going to be a future head coach in this league.”Report : Deal in Progress to make Sean McDermott Head Coach - www.catscratchreader.com
Several outlets are reporting off the same news dropped by one of the Buffalo Bills closest and most trusted beat writers, Vic Carucci, that Sean McDermott is expected to finalize a deal with the Buffalo Bills to become their head coach in “the next day or so.” It is also possible that he could follow McDermott to Buffalo. Nothing is a done deal at this time, but it seems likely that the Panthers defensive world is about to be turned on its head .Panthers DC Sean McDermott gets second interview | Bills Wire - billswire.usatoday.com
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