Monday December 31, 2012

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Doug Marrone: Adam Schefter has reported that Syracuse head coach Doug Marrone will interview with the Cleveland Browns and Buffalo Bills. 

New Mexico State: Offensive coordinator Jerry McManus and special teams coordinator Keith Murphy will not return. Sources tell us to look for Boston College offensive coordinator Doug Martin to return as offensive coordinator. 

Detroit Lions: Receivers coach Shawn Jefferson, tight ends coach Tim Lappano and running backs coach Sam Gash all will not return to the staff per Anwar Richardson

Tennessee Titans: Team President Mike Reinfeldt has been fired. 

Arkansas State: Bryan Harsin has added Kent Riddle as assistant head coach / tight ends / special teams coordinator. Riddle coached the tight ends / special teams at North Texas. Harsin has also added offensive line coach Brad Bedell (New Mexico State). 

Arizona Cardinals: The Cardinals have also let the entire offensive staff according to Kent Somers

Charleston Southern (FCS - SC): Sources tell us offensive coordinator / offensive line Patrick Nix has accepted the head coaching position at Scottsboro high school (AL). 

Oakland Raiders: In addition to Greg Knapp, two other offensive assistants and linebackers coach Johnny Holland have all been let go according to Ian Rapoport. Update> Schefter reports that the coaches being let go are Knapp, Holland, special teams coordinator Steve Hoffman and offensive line coach Frank Pollack. 

San Diego Chargers: Norv Turner and general manager AJ Smith have both been released. 

Arizona Cardinals: Both head coach Ken Whisenhunt and GM Rod Graves have been fired. 

Arkansas State: Florida grad assistant / receivers Bush Hamden will join Bryan Harsin's staff after the Sugar Bowl. 

Western Michigan: P.J. Fleck has retained Tim McGarigle (linebackers) and A.J. Ricker (offensive line). 

Cleveland Browns: The Browns have stated their intent is to hire a new head coach first and then a new GM. 

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Buffalo Bills: Head coach Chan Gailey has been fired. Gailey added that the staff has been released as well.

Kansas City Chiefs: As Rich Eisen pointed out, exact wording from the Chiefs, "No final determination has been made at this point on the future of General Manager Scott Pioli."

Carolina Panthers: Ron Rivera will be released today according to Michael Lombardi of the NFL Network. 

Chicago Bears: This morning both Mort and Schefter were confident on TV that Lovie Smith would return as head coach. Now, Schefter is reporting the Bears have sent out "requests to interview" forms to other teams. NFL Network's Ian Rapoport has been on top of it this AM. Will update. Update> Rap reports that Lovie has been fired. 

Philadelphia Eagles: Andy Reid has officially been released. 

Kansas City Chiefs: Head coach Romeo Crennel has been let go. GM Scott Pioli has beenis expected to be retained

New York Jets: GM Mike Tannenbaum has been let go. Rex Ryan will remain as head coach. 

Cleveland Browns: Head coach Pat Shurmur has been fired according to Jay Glazer. General Manager Tom Heckert has been fired as well. 

Oakland Raiders: The San Francisco Chronicle reports that "league sources have confirmed" that offensive coordinator Greg Knapp and some other members of the staff will be let go this week. 

Jacksonville Jaguars: As was reported yesterday, Jags GM Gene Smith has been fired. 

San Diego Chargers: Norv Turner said Sunday evening that he expects to be let go Monday morning. 

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