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Sat, 12 Jan 2013 16:26:30 -0800
The Philadelphia Eagles approached former Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Bill Cowher about their head coaching position but he was not interested.
Sat, 12 Jan 2013 13:22:02 -0800
Former Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Bill Cowher said he does not have any plans of getting back into coaching and wants to keep his television job.
Wed, 09 Jan 2013 21:52:46 -0800
It is not yet known if the Cleveland Browns have made contract with former Pittsburgh Steelers head coach and current CBS television analyst Bill Cowher. The former Steelers head coach indicated earlier this week he is open to returning to coaching, and he worked as an assistant for Clevelnd in the 1990s. New Browns owner Jimmy Haslam was a minority share owner of the Pittsburgh Steelers, so he is obviously familiar with Cowher's background and success.
Wed, 09 Jan 2013 08:07:21 -0800
Former NFL head coach Bill Cowher said he believes he will coach again; however, that is unlikely to happen for another four or five years, according to a source close to Cowher. He is comfortable with his professional and personal life at this time.
Tue, 08 Jan 2013 19:30:59 -0800
Former Pittsburgh Steelers head coach and current CBS analyst Bill Cowher was asked at a Super Bowl XLVIII promotional event if he plans to coach again at some time, and he responded, "Yes." That will certainly get the rumor mill spinning fast and furious from Cleveland to Philadelphia and points beyond.
Wed, 02 Jan 2013 10:05:08 -0800
The Philadelphia Eagles are not interested in former Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Bill Cowher for their head coaching position.
Mon, 22 Oct 2012 07:48:48 -0700
Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera will surely be on the hot seat after the firing of general manager Marty Hurney Monday, Oct. 22. A new general manager will surely want to bring in his own head coach. Former head coach Bill Cowher is reportedly a name that could surface in Carolina.
Thu, 12 Jan 2012 10:04:32 -0800
Former Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Bill Cowher said during a radio interview that he has been contacted by at least three teams about their vacant head coaching position but has not shown interest in the jobs.
Thu, 15 Dec 2011 20:25:06 -0800
The Miami Dolphins are expected to show interest in former Baltimore Ravens head coach Brian Billick, former Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Bill Cowher and former Tennessee Titans head coach Jeff Fisher for their head coaching vacancy.
Thu, 15 Dec 2011 06:10:32 -0800
Former Miami Dolphins QB Dan Marino, who sits next to hot coaching prospect Bill Cowher as part of the CBS NFL pregame show, doesn't think his friend and colleague will coach any team in 2012. "I would love to see (Bill Cowher) be the Dolphins coach or if he wanted to coach again because that would be great for the NFL, but I don't think his mindset is that he wants to coach again," Marino said.
Tue, 13 Dec 2011 07:03:33 -0800
Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross would prefer to hire a big-name head coach and proven winner, with former head coach Bill Cowher very high on the list, according to sources. However, Cowher has said he plans to remain in television.
Sun, 30 Oct 2011 10:23:34 -0700
Former NFL head coach Bill Cowher said he has not been in contact with any organization and does not plan on coaching next season.
Sat, 29 Oct 2011 05:30:27 -0700
Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross said he has not contacted former head coach Bill Cowher about his team's head coaching position, contrary to reports. "Not true," Ross said. "I'm not going to reach out to anyone while Tony (Sparano) is the coach. I hope he wins and stays the coach. Neither I nor anyone involved with me has contacted (Cowher), his agent or anyone around him."
Sat, 29 Oct 2011 04:58:43 -0700
Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross has been in contact with former head coach Bill Cowher's agent about making him the next head coach in Miami, according to a league source. Cowher has said, however, that he will not talk to any team that does not have a head coaching vacancy. One thing that could alter the scenario is if Ross fires head coach Tony Sparano in-season, which could well open the door for preliminary talks.
Sat, 29 Oct 2011 04:45:30 -0700
Former NFL head coach Bill Cowher has told his agent and others concerned that he absolutely will not speak with any team that does not have a head coaching vacancy.
Wed, 26 Oct 2011 05:51:57 -0700
CBS football analyst Bill Cowher has quietly planted seeds that he would like to return to coaching and is more than open to listening to an offer from Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross. According to two sources in and around the team, former Dolphins QB and current CBS studio analyst Dan Marino has been telling management that Cowher, an analyst partner, is geared up for a return. Cowher is also close with Ross confidant Carl Peterson.
Wed, 26 Oct 2011 05:41:49 -0700
Intermediaries for the Miami Dolphins have contacted people close to former NFL head coach Bill Cowher about coaching the team, according to a source with knowledge of the situation.
Mon, 24 Oct 2011 05:47:08 -0700
Former NFL head coach Bill Cowher could be at the top of the list of candidates to replace Miami Dolphins head coach Tony Sparano, should he be fired. Owner Stephen Ross will likely look at hiring Cowher following the season. Money will have nothing to do with Cowher's decision, but rather he will look at what place gives him the best chance to win.
Fri, 14 Jan 2011 14:07:19 -0800
Cleveland Browns president Mike Holmgren said he spoke with former Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Jon Gruden and former Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Bill Cowher about their interest in the Browns head coaching position, reports Nate Ulrich, of the Akron Beacon Journal.
Sat, 08 Jan 2011 15:28:07 -0800
The Miami Dolphins contacted former Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Bill Cowher earlier this week about their head coaching position, but he would not talk to them because Tony Sparano still held the position, sources told Mike Berardino, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.
Wed, 05 Jan 2011 08:25:03 -0800
Former NFL head coach Bill Cowher is not expected to take any head coaching jobs this offseason and is expected to be a television analyst again next season, a source told Jeff Darlington, of The Miami Herald.
Mon, 03 Jan 2011 09:37:32 -0800
The Miami Dolphins likely will not hire former NFL head coach Bill Cowher if they decide to fire current head coach Tony Sparano, a source told Jason La Canfora, of NFL Network. The Dolphins are leaning toward keeping general manager Jeff Ireland, which likely would not work well because Cowher would want to bring in his own personnel staff.
Mon, 27 Dec 2010 08:38:51 -0800
Former NFL head coach Bill Cowher said Sunday, Dec. 26, during the CBS pregame show that he is not secretly pining for New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin's job, according to Ralph Vacchiano and Hank Gola, of the New York Daily News. Although he didn't specifically mention Coughlin or the Giants - or any "hypothetical" opening - Cowher did say he roots for no coach to be fired just so he can get a job. "For anyone to insinuate that I have a wish list of coaches to be fired at this time of the year, I have too much respect for the profession," Cowher said. "I know how hard it is. I don't wish for anybody to be fired. And for someone to insinuate that I'm doing that right now is disrespectful to them, and I'm insulted by it. I would not do that to the profession." Cowher, however, didn't specifically deny his oft-reported interest in coaching the Giants or any other team. "I'm not naive to say there won't be change at the end of the year," Cowher said. "But I will address that at the end of the year."
Mon, 20 Dec 2010 08:10:42 -0800
New York Giants co-owner John Mara said following Week 15 that the team has no interest in Bill Cowher, according to Kristie Ackert, of the New York Daily News. Cowher reportedly has interest in coaching the Giants should the team have an opening in the offseason. "That's ridiculous. That is ridiculous," Mara said. "Are we down to that? We were writing Bill Cowher stories two months ago and now we are going to write them again. That's ridiculous."
Sun, 19 Dec 2010 16:39:54 -0800
The Carolina Panthers are unlikely to land Bill Cowher as their next head coach, reports Peter King, of NBC Sports. The Panthers are not likely to spend a lot of money on a new head coach, which will likely eliminate Cowher from consideration. King expects the team to land a young, offensive-minded coach in 2011.
Mon, 13 Dec 2010 08:21:39 -0800
Former NFL head coach Bill Cowher will not be a candidate to coach the Dallas Cowboys in 2011, according to a source with knowledge of the situation, reports Mike Florio, of ProFootballTalk.com. The lack of interest in Cowher confirms that, despite the team's recent struggles, owner Jerry Jones is not yet ready to cede some or all of his power to a head coach, like he did in 2003 when bringing in Bill Parcells.
Fri, 10 Dec 2010 09:49:39 -0800
Former Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Bill Cowher said he would be willing to listen to offers from teams during the offseason, reports Michael Hiestand, of USAToday.com. "I'm open to listen to opportunities. I'm very comfortable at CBS. I'll keep all my options open. And I'll only answer those questions at the end of the season. I'm not going to comment on any hypothetical situations until the entire season is over," Cowher said during an online chat on USAToday.com.
Fri, 24 Sep 2010 07:11:44 -0700
Former NFL head coach Bill Cowher said he misses coaching more and more every year, but he still does not have regrets stepping down, according to Jerry DiPaola, of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. "With every year, there becomes a little bit more of a void because you do miss it," Cowher said. A return to coaching remains on Cowher's mind, but it does not consume him. "I am not going to go back into coaching, just to go back into coaching," he said. "It has to be the right situation. And I don't know what the right situation consists of."
Fri, 22 Jan 2010 09:38:25 -0800
Ralph Vacchiano, of the New York Daily News, reports former NFL head coach Bill Cowher said he does not know how former NFL RB Jerome Bettis would know he is waiting for the New York Giants head coaching job to open up because the two men have not spoken in two years.
Fri, 22 Jan 2010 09:37:14 -0800
John Murphy, for WIVB.com, reports the Buffalo Bills had a list of viable candidates and a list of reach candidates when they conducted their head coaching search, according to sources. Chan Gailey, who was named the Bills head coach, was on top of the viable candidates list. Among the other names on the viable candidates list were Baltimore Ravens offensive coordinator Cam Cameron, Arizona Cardinals assistant head coach Russ Grimm, Minnesota Vikings defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier and San Diego Chargers defensive coordinator Ron Rivera. Former NFL head coaches Bill Cowher and Jon Gruden as well as Stanford head coach Jim Harbaugh were on the list of reach candidates.
Thu, 14 Jan 2010 16:17:50 -0800
Ralph Vacchiano, of the New York Daily News, reports former NFL RB Jerome Bettis claims former NFL head coach Bill Cowher wants to be the next head coach for the New York Giants. Bettis says the reason Cowher hasn't returned to coaching yet is because he's "holding out" for the Giants job to open up. During an appearance on Sirius XM's Mad Dog Radio Thursday, Jan. 14, Bettis said Cowher would have gotten the Giants' job in 2008 if Giants head coach Tom Coughlin hadn't won Super Bowl XLII. Bettis added that he believes Cowher "is going to be with the Giants" eventually, possibly as soon as next year.
Sat, 09 Jan 2010 12:52:43 -0800
The Associated Press reports Buffalo Bills owner Ralph Wilson said the team has talked to former NFL head coach Bill Cowher about their head coaching position but is not sure if Cowher is interested in the job.
Thu, 07 Jan 2010 08:34:58 -0800
Mark Gaughan, of The Buffalo News, reports the Buffalo Bills are still trying to convince former NFL head coach Bill Cowher to consider their head coaching position. The Bills have not had any significant conversations with Cowher about the job.
Tue, 05 Jan 2010 07:12:34 -0800
Joe Logan, of EastAurora.org, reports former NFL head coach Bill Cowher is expected to make a decision on if he will coach by the end of next week, according to a source. The Buffalo Bills and Carolina Panthers are the only two contenders who could land Cowher.
Tue, 05 Jan 2010 06:46:39 -0800
Joe Logan, of EastAurora.org, reports the Buffalo Bills will meet with Bill Cowher Tuesday, Jan. 5, to discuss the team's head coaching vacancy. Cowher's insistence that he assemble his own coaching staff may have led to the team firing their entire coaching staff Monday, Jan. 4.
Mon, 04 Jan 2010 09:35:29 -0800
Adam Schefter, of ESPN, reports via Twitter that former NFL head coach Bill Cowher will unlikely return to coaching in 2010.
Sun, 03 Jan 2010 12:51:42 -0800
Chris Mortensen, of ESPN, reports the Buffalo Bills met with former NFL head coach Bill Cowher last week to gauge his interest in their vacant head coaching position, according to sources.
Mon, 28 Dec 2009 06:42:40 -0800
Roy Cummings, of The Tampa Tribune, reports the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have not contacted former NFL head coach Bill Cowher about possibly coaching the team in 2010, according to a source close to the team's ownership. "That's not true," the source said. "That's just people speculating."
Sun, 27 Dec 2009 12:11:07 -0800
Adam Schefter and Chris Mortensen, of ESPN, report people that know former NFL head coach Bill Cowher believe he plans to coach in the NFL in 2010, according to league sources. Cowher is making calls to piece together a coaching staff and acting like he will coach next season.
Sun, 27 Dec 2009 08:15:17 -0800
Jason La Canfora, of NFL.com, reports the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have reached out to former Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Bill Cowher about possibly coaching the team in 2010.
Tue, 24 Nov 2009 19:15:09 -0800
WSCR-AM 670 reports someone in the Chicago Bears' organization at a level above general manager Jerry Angelo has begun surveying options for changing the head coach or general manager, or both, according to WSCR-AM 670's Hub Arkush. Arkush said, "Inquiries have been made, feelers have been put out." Akrush specifically named former NFL head coaches Mike Shanahan, Bill Cowher and Jon Gruden during his radio appearance Tuesday, Nov. 24. When asked about the report, a team source said, "There's absolutely no truth" to the report.
Tue, 24 Nov 2009 12:09:06 -0800
Jason La Canfora, of the NFL Network, reports the Chicago Bears could make a run at free-agent head coach Bill Cowher (Steelers) in the offseason, according to a source.
Tue, 24 Nov 2009 12:08:51 -0800
Jason La Canfora, of the NFL Network, reports the Houston Texans could make a run at free-agent head coach Bill Cowher (Steelers) in the offseason, according to a source.
Tue, 24 Nov 2009 12:08:31 -0800
Jason La Canfora, of the NFL Network, reports the Carolina Panthers are expected to pursue free-agent head coach Bill Cowher (Steelers) if they do not bring back head coach John Fox for the 2010 season.
Mon, 23 Nov 2009 16:08:35 -0800
Jason La Canfora, of NFL.com, reports the Buffalo Bills approached former Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Bill Cowher about their vacancy at head coach, but he is not interested in interviewing for anything until after the season.
Mon, 23 Nov 2009 07:34:46 -0800
Jason La Canfora, of NFL.com, reports Buffalo Bills owner Ralph Wilson is willing to spend upwards of $10 million to land the right person for the team's head coaching position. Mike Shanahan is at the top of their list. They're going to talk to him first. The team also has an interest in Bill Cowher. However, it appears unlikely that Shanahan would take the Bills' job when there could be more attractive openings available.
Sun, 28 Dec 2008 08:33:11 -0800
ESPN.com reports Cleveland Browns owner Randy Lerner is mulling general manager Phil Savage's future with the team. Savage may keep his job if the Browns are unable to persuade former Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Bill Cowher or New England Patriots vice president Scott Pioli to join the team, according to ESPN's Chris Mortensen. Savage was informed earlier in the week he may not be part of the process in looking for a new head coach. The Plain Dealer reported Savage may be asked to resign from his current position as early as Monday, Dec. 29.
Wed, 02 Jan 2008 18:54:33 -0800
Jamison Hensley, of the Baltimore Sun, reports the Baltimore Ravens are preparing to make a run for former Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Bill Cowher, according to sources close to the team. One source said the team was planning to meet with him this weekend, but a team official denied the rumor.
Wed, 29 Aug 2007 16:38:34 -0700
ESPNews reports former Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Bill Cowher will not coach in 2007 or 2008.
Wed, 22 Aug 2007 13:00:33 -0700
Ed Bouchette, of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, reports former NFL RB Jerome Bettis said in his new book that he believes former Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Bill Cowher helped Steelers' management run former NFL QB Kordell Stewart out of town because he was due a big contract after his Pro Bowl season in 2001. "You bench your Pro Bowl quarterback for a guy who had been out of football for years, who hadn't started an NFL game in 10 seasons? That just doesn't happen by accident. I think they pulled Kordell partly because they didn't want to pay him a big salary and signing bonus. It was cheaper for them if he didn't have success. If he recovered and had a huge year, then the public sentiment would be, 'Hey, you've got to re-sign him for whatever it costs.' I'm telling you, it was a monetary decision. The Steelers had no interest in paying Kordell his market value," Bettis said in his book.