The Scoop – Sunday December 17, 2017

Sunday December 17, 2017

Bill Cowher: Amid rumors of a possible return to coaching, namely with the Giants, Cowher told the New York Post that he has no interest in coaching the Giants, or any NFL team for that matter. He shared that “It’s not even about a team, it’s about a lifestyle,” and later noted that he’s very, very comfortable with the phase of life he’s currently in.

Arizona Cardinals: The organization is internally preparing for a coaching search in the event that head coach Bruce Arians decides to retire at the end of the season, per a report from Jason La Canfora. The Cards are currently 6-7 and sitting at 3rd place in the NFC West. Arians is 56-32 overall as a head coach, and has battled some health issues, including cancer, the past few seasons.

Cincinnati Bengals: Marvin Lewis is planning on leaving the Bengals at the end of the season to pursue opportunities elsewhere after 15 years in Cincinnati, per a report from Adam Schefter. Read more here.

East Tennessee State (FCS): We reported last night Randy Sanders is leaving Tallahassee to become new head coach at East Tennessee State source tells FootballScoop.

UW-Stevens Point (D-III – WI): UW-Stevens Point is seeking a home and home series for 2018 and 2019 in Week 3, or Week 4. If interested, please email [email protected]. We also have openings in 2020-2021.

Tulane: Head coach Willie Fritz is finalizing a multi-year extension tweets Pete Thamel. In his two years at Tulane Fritz has continued to add to the win total after taking over & completely retooling the roster Curtis Johnson left him.

SMU: TCU offensive analyst David Gru is joining Sonny Dykes staff at SMU source tells FootballScoop. Gru will coach one set of the receivers.

Central Arkansas: In addition to Ken Collums at offensive coordinator, source tells FootballScoop Ryan Howard (receivers) and Gunnar Boykin (offensive line) are being retained and Brooks Hollingsworth will coach the tight ends.

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