The Bears requested interviews yesterday with two names that have been brought up in defensive coordinator searches recently. They requested permission to interview Washington defensive backs coach Chris Harris for an unspecified position on the defensive staff, according to ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler.
The OC candidates list continues to grow Washington has officially interviewed three candidates for their offensive coordinator position. Scott Turner, who had been the team’s OC for all three of Ron Rivera’s years as head coach in Washington, was fired after the season.
JAN 20 LENO NAMED FINALIST FOR ALAN PAGE COMMUNITY AWARD Washington Commanders offensive tackle Charles Leno Jr. is one of five finalists for the NFLPA Alan Page Community Award, the "highest honor" the Players Association can give to someone.
Well-deserved! When the Pro Bowl rosters were announced last month, one name seemed to be left off the initial roster. Washington Commanders DT Daron Payne had his best season as a pro, but was named a 1st alternate for the NFC.
JAN 19 INTERNATIONAL HOSTS ANNOUNCED FOR 2023 The NFL announced that the Buffalo Bills, Tennessee Titans, Jacksonville Jaguars, Kansas City Chiefs and New England Patriots will each play international games during the 2023 regular season.
Just as the Washington Commanders have begun interviews for their offensive coordinator vacancy, one candidate has pulled out of the running. Miami Dolphins pass game coordinator, and quarterback coach Darrell Bevell declined interviews with the Commanders and the New York Jets, according to NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero.
The Washington Commanders will interview Falcons QB coach Charles London for their offensive coordinator opening on Thursday, according to John Keim. London, 48, got his start in coaching at Duke in 2004.
Per Jonathan Jones of CBS Sports, the Commanders are telling prospective offensive coordinators the team is going forward with the plan of starting Howell in 2023. The team announced on it fired former offensive coordinator Scott Turner.