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Wed, 12 Feb 2014 07:21:03 -0800
The Cleveland Browns wanted Bill Parcells to run the team, according to a source. Parcells said he only talked to the team about why organizations succeed and fail.
Sat, 02 Feb 2013 15:59:41 -0800
The NFL has announced former NFL head coach Bill Parcells, DT Warren Sapp, WR Cris Carter, OT Jonathan Ogden, OG Larry Allen, DT Curley Culp and LB Dave Robinson have been elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Thu, 03 Jan 2013 16:05:18 -0800
Former NFL head coach Bill Parcells said he would not be interested in the New York Jets' general manager position if the team contacted him.
Wed, 11 Apr 2012 12:50:22 -0700
Former NFL head coach Bill Parcells said he talked with New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton and general manager Mickey Loomis about the possibility of becoming the team's interim head coach but decided he was happy staying retired.
Wed, 11 Apr 2012 12:30:38 -0700
Updating a previous item, former NFL head coach Bill Parcells said Wednesday, April 11, that he talked to suspended New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton and general manager Mickey Loomis about the team's interim opening for 2012 but he's enjoying his life away from the sidelines and will stay retired. "I've been out quite a while now. I have another life. I'm very happy with that," Parcells said.
Tue, 10 Apr 2012 08:31:09 -0700
Former head coach Bill Parcells will remain retired and won't coach the New Orleans Saints in 2012 on an interim basis, according to sources. Assistant coach Joe Vitt is likely to become the team's interim head coach after he serves his suspension.
Mon, 09 Apr 2012 11:33:45 -0700
Former NFL head coach Bill Parcells said he has not had any more talks with the New Orleans Saints about their interim head coaching position.
Wed, 04 Apr 2012 10:57:17 -0700
Former NFL head coach Bill Parcells remains in talks with the New Orleans Saints about their potential interim head coaching job.
Wed, 04 Apr 2012 10:39:29 -0700
Updating a previous item, the Minnesota Vikings are reportedly looking to hire former NFL head coach Bill Parcells to run the organization. Owner Zygi Wilf is putting the hard sell on Parcells to "run the show." According to a source, Parcells revealed Wilf's offer to "name his price" to both oversee the team's football operations and coach the team. However, Parcells wonders whether the game has passed him by.
Wed, 04 Apr 2012 10:35:05 -0700
The Minnesota Vikings contacted former NFL head coach Bill Parcells earlier this offseason about the possibility of running their football operations but have not had any contact with him recently.
Mon, 02 Apr 2012 06:13:19 -0700
Former NFL head coach Bill Parcells will likely take the New Orleans Saints' coaching job for the next nine months if owner Tom Benson offers it to him, and if the terms are right. If Parcells could have one year of pressing the buttons with a Super Bowl contender, subbing in for a good friend in head coach Sean Payton, he thinks there are too many advantages to that to turn down.
Thu, 29 Mar 2012 05:13:30 -0700
Former NFL head coach Bill Parcells said New Orleans Saints suspended head coach Sean Payton will not be the one who hires an interim head coach for the 2012 season. Rather, it will be general manager Mickey Loomis and owner Tom Benson. "Sean is not the one doing the hiring. That's up to Mickey Loomis and (Saints owner) Tom Benson," Parcells said. "I'm just getting to know Loomis, which is one reason we played golf yesterday. I mean, we've obviously had discussions about doing this but there are still too many hypotheticals to draw a conclusion right now."
Thu, 29 Mar 2012 04:52:18 -0700
Former NFL head coach Bill Parcells said he would be a hypocrite if he did not at least consider the possibility of serving as interim head coach of the New Orleans Saints for the 2012 season. "If the opportunity presents itself, I'll think it over and clearly I'm in some phase of the process without knowing whether it's going to become a reality," Parcells said. "Sean's become a dear, dear friend. I'm trying to be a friend ... If he needs me and the owner and GM feel the same way, then I'd be a hypocrite if I didn't consider it."
Wed, 28 Mar 2012 12:36:07 -0700
The New Orleans Saints said no decision has been made on an interim head coach after a meeting Tuesday, March 27, with Bill Parcells. Head coach Sean Payton has made it clear he is hoping Parcells can help New Orleans move forward.
Mon, 26 Mar 2012 15:50:05 -0700
Former NFL head coach Bill Parcells said he has spoken with New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton about the situation he and the Saints are in at this point but was not offered anything from Payton. Parcells said he is not itching to get back into coaching at this time and has turned down two coaching opportunities since he has retired.
Mon, 26 Mar 2012 11:36:52 -0700
Updating previous reports, former NFL head coach Bill Parcells said he has spoken with New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton about the team's head coaching position but has not been contacted by the team about the possibility of becoming an interim head coach.
Mon, 26 Mar 2012 10:42:08 -0700
Updating a previous item, New Orleans Saints suspended head coach Sean Payton and Bill Parcells are planning to meet in Florida this week to discuss the possibility of Parcells taking on the role of Saints interim head coach this season.
Mon, 26 Mar 2012 09:53:11 -0700
New Orleans Saints suspended head coach Sean Payton has broached the idea of Bill Parcells becoming the interim head coach during Payton's suspension for the 2012 season, according to several league sources. Payton and Parcells have spoken numerous times, sources said, since NFL commissioner Roger Goodell announced that Payton was being suspended for the year because the league found that the team had engaged in a bounty program that included incentives to injure opposing players. It is uncertain whether Payton has discussed Parcells' candidacy as an interim head coach with Saints owner Tom Benson or general manager Mickey Loomis, who was handed an eight-game suspension. Payton was unavailable for comment and Parcells did not return phone calls Monday, March 26.
Sat, 04 Feb 2012 20:05:40 -0800
Former New York Giants head coach Bill Parcells was not among the inductees announced for the National Football League's Class of 2012 for the Hall of Fame. He won two Super Bowls with the Giants, but apparently the 44-member committee struggled with his itinerant career path, according to a person with knowledge of the situation. Parcells was the head coach of four different teams.
Sat, 07 Jan 2012 19:23:58 -0800
Fifteen modern-day finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame were announced Saturday, Jan. 7, and they are joined by two senior nominees. A selection committee in Indianapolis will meet in Indianapolis Feb. 4 to determine the 2012 Hall of Fame class. RB Jerome Bettis (Steelers), WR Tim Brown (Raiders), , CB Jack Butler (senior - Steelers), WR Cris Carter (Eagles, Vikings), C Dermontti Dawson (Steelers), owner Edward DeBartolo Jr. (49ers), DL/LB Chris Doleman (Vikings, Falcons, 49ers), LB/DL Kevin Greene (Rams, Steelers, Panthers), DL/LB Charles Haley (49ers, Cowboys), DL Cortez Kennedy (Seahawks), RB Curtis Martin (Patriots, Jets), head coach Bill Parcells (Giants, Patriots, Jets, Cowboys), WR Andre Reed (Bills), OT Willie Roaf (Chiefs), OG Will Shields (Chiefs), OG Dick Stanfel (senior - Lions, Redskins) and CB Aeneas Williams (Cardinals, Rams) are the finalists.
Sat, 07 Jan 2012 19:23:36 -0800
Former New York Giants head coach Bill Parcells was named one of 15 modern-day finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame Saturday, Jan. 7.
Wed, 12 Oct 2011 07:53:14 -0700
Former New York Jets head coach Bill Parcells does not believe that QB Mark Sanchez is quite ready to carry the load to help dig the team out of their three-game losing streak. "He's a developing player, just like all young quarterbacks, and there's going to be some good and some not-so-good," Parcells said. "Before you can drive a Ford, you have to be able to drive a Cadillac. If they get everything good around him, I think it will go well. Right now, I don't think he can take the team completely on his shoulders."
Tue, 12 Apr 2011 13:21:07 -0700
Former Miami Dolphins team official Bill Parcells said he regrets drafting OT Jake Long over Atlanta Falcons QB Matt Ryan with the first overall pick in 2008, according to NFL.com. "Maybe, we should have (drafted Ryan instead)," Parcells, the Dolphins' former executive vice president of football operations, said. He also said the decision to draft former QB Pat White in the second round of the 2009 draft "violated our principles."
Wed, 29 Dec 2010 20:34:36 -0800
San Francisco 49ers president Jed York plans to contact Miami Dolphins consultant Bill Parcells to ask him for his opinion on the team's vice president of player personnel Trent Baalke, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. York will also ask Parcells his opinion on the team's future. The 49ers interviewed former NFL executive Michael Lombardi Tuesday, Dec. 28, for the general manager position.
Fri, 19 Nov 2010 07:31:27 -0800
Miami Dolphins consultant Bill Parcells said in an upcoming NFL Network documentary about his life that he is ready to give his input to another NFL team, according to Ben Volin, of the Palm Beach Post. "Get me back out there," Parcells says near the end of the NFL Films-produced documentary. "I can do this one more time. That's how I feel." A top Dolphins official declined to comment about Parcells' future, saying only that Parcells is still a member of the organization.
Tue, 19 Oct 2010 07:54:38 -0700
Miami Dolphins consultant Bill Parcells continues to work in that role for the team; however, he is no longer taking part in the day-to-day decisions and activities of the team, according to league sources, reports ESPN's Adam Schefter. Parcells has packed his bags and moved out of the Dolphins' offices. The team knew this move was coming, but didn't realize Parcells' departure would happen so soon. Parcells will likely leave the organization at the end of the season.
Tue, 07 Sep 2010 09:50:47 -0700
Miami Dolphins vice president of football operations Bill Parcells has stepped down from his position but will remain with the team as a consultant. Jeff Ireland will assume full control over all aspects and decisions regarding the team.
Wed, 07 Apr 2010 08:02:38 -0700
Chris Mortensen, of ESPN, reports Miami Dolphins vice president of football operations Bill Parcells loves the idea of being a mentor to Oklahoma State WR Dez Bryant and is close with Bryant's agent, Eugene Parker. However, Mortensen added he is not sure if Parcells will pull the trigger and select Bryant in the NFL Draft.
Mon, 22 Mar 2010 19:02:07 -0700
Tim Graham, of ESPN.com, reports Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross said he does not get involved in even the biggest decisions about his cash with the organization. Ross said, "I'm putting my money with (vice president of football operations) Bill Parcells and our organization. Nobody bats 1.000. I just look at the bottom line and end results and where we are and what we're spending. The results are in the won-loss record." Ross added, "I don't try to micromanage him. You can't look at every dollar you spend. One thing I found out: Sports is different than business. From a businessman, when it comes to what you do for paying players, you have to have a little different discipline than you'd otherwise have."
Fri, 19 Feb 2010 05:25:00 -0800
Todd Archer, of The Dallas Morning News, speculates the Miami Dolphins will not try to sign Dallas Cowboys WR Miles Austin this offseason. Dolphins vice president of football operations Bill Parcells has signed a restricted free agent that received the highest tender from another team before. However, Parcells might not go after Austin because of his great relationship with Cowboys owner Jerry Jones.
Mon, 23 Nov 2009 07:14:42 -0800
Tony Grossi, of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, reports there is some speculation that Miami Dolphins vice president of football operations Bill Parcells would be agreeable to leave the team in order to hold the same role with the Cleveland Browns. "The one thing about Bill is he's unpredictable," said a league source, who would not discount the possibility.
Sun, 08 Nov 2009 09:57:42 -0800
Adam Schefter, of ESPN, reports former Seattle Seahawks head coach Mike Holmgren is the top name on Cleveland Browns owner Randy Lerner's wish list to come in and run the team, according to a team source. The other names believed to be on the list are former New York Giants general manager Ernie Accorsi, former Green Bay Packers general manager Ron Wolf and Atlanta Falcons president Rich McKay. Lerner is looking for someone to perform for the Browns in the same role that vice president of football operations Bill Parcells performs for the Miami Dolphins.
Tue, 30 Jun 2009 08:22:04 -0700
Tim Graham, of ESPN.com, reports former NFL head coach Dennis Green said during a radio interview that he believes the Miami Dolphins will eventually sign free-agent QB Michael Vick (Falcons). "I have a hard time believing that Michael Vick is not going to wind up with Bill Parcells, simply because he has that creativeness that says that no matter what it takes, he's going to find a way to get Michael Vick," Green said. "Now, whether it means convincing the commissioner or whatever it takes, Michael Vick is probably going to wind up at Miami because of the fact that Bill Parcells is Bill Parcells."
Tue, 19 May 2009 15:14:10 -0700
Steven Wine, of The Associated Press, reports Miami Dolphins DE Jason Taylor said there are no problems between him and executive vice president of football operations Bill Parcells. "There's not a problem with me and Bill Parcells," Taylor said. "Everyone wants to make this an issue. The perception out there that Bill and I were going to go to blows one day couldn't be further from the truth."
Sun, 03 May 2009 13:01:00 -0700
The Miami Dolphins announced they have named Michael Dee as chief executive officer of the Miami Dolphins and Dolphin Stadium. Executive vice president of football operations Bill Parcells will continue to oversee all football operations.
Sat, 28 Mar 2009 11:14:30 -0700
Edgar Thompson, of the Palm Beach Post, reports Miami Dolphins executive vice president of football operations Bill Parcells and head coach Tony Sparano conducted private workouts with University of North Carolina WR Hakeem Nicks, WR Brooks Foster, TE Richard Quinn and S Trimane Goddard Saturday, March 28, according to a source.
Sat, 28 Mar 2009 11:13:18 -0700
Edgar Thompson, of the Palm Beach Post, reports Miami Dolphins executive vice president of football operations Bill Parcells and head coach Tony Sparano conducted a private workout with University of North Carolina WR Hakeem Nicks, WR Brooks Foster, TE Richard Quinn and S Trimane Goddard Saturday, March 28.
Wed, 25 Mar 2009 15:00:02 -0700
Harvey Fialkov, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, reports Miami Dolphins QB Chad Pennington said he has no reaction to the talk that QB Chad Henne will get more playing time during the preseason because he said the team's front office has been up front with him. "I have no reaction to it. It's not news. [Head coach Tony Sparano], [executive vice president of football operations Bill Parcells] and [general manager Jeff Ireland] have been up front since day one about my future. My future is now."
Tue, 24 Mar 2009 06:43:53 -0700
Armando Salguero, of The Miami Herald, reports Miami Dolphins QB Chad Henne has impressed vice president Bill Parcells, general manager Jeff Ireland and head coach Tony Sparano with his arm strength and movement in practice and the three games he played in last year. Once Henne gains some experience, the Dolphins feel he will be an upgrade over QB Chad Pennington because of his arm strength, and he should help the development of the passing game.
Fri, 06 Mar 2009 06:57:21 -0800
Jeff Darlington, of The Miami Herald, reports the Miami Dolphins have no interest in free-agent WR Terrell Owens (Cowboys). It is not a surprise considering Owens and Bill Parcells had an icy relationship in Dallas.
Wed, 25 Jun 2008 10:42:39 -0700
Updating previous reports, Barry Jackson, of The Miami Herald, reports former NFL WR Keyshawn Johnson is still seriously considering a comeback to the NFL. However, Johnson's possible comeback did not come up in a conversation with Miami Dolphins director of football operations Bill Parcells last month.
Mon, 09 Jun 2008 10:34:44 -0700
Armando Salguero, of The Miami Herald, reports Miami Dolphins PK Jay Feely will not be assured a roster spot this season, according to director of football operations Bill Parcells. Parcells reportedly is not keen on Feely's outspoken behavior, appearing on The Learning Channel, ESPN's First Take and Saturday Night Live. "I am," Feely said, "going to do the things I need to do to make the people I work for happy, even if I don't always agree with it."
Fri, 06 Jun 2008 07:52:16 -0700
Updating a previous item, ESPN.com reports Miami Dolphins director of football operations Bill Parcells said that he is not looking to trade LB Jason Taylor, according to the Palm Beach Post. "Nobody's ever off the market. ... I'm not trying to be flippant, but I would say, yeah (he's off the market)," Parcells said. "For me to say that we are looking to do something, that'd be wrong."
Thu, 05 Jun 2008 08:55:41 -0700
The Associated Press reports Miami Dolphins director of football operations Bill Parcells said he wants LB Jason Taylor back with the team in 2008. "Why wouldn't you want one of the very best players?" Parcells said.
Wed, 23 Apr 2008 11:06:46 -0700
Chris Mortensen, of ESPN.com, reports Miami Dolphins vice president of football operations Bill Parcells had set a deadline of Tuesday, April 22, to get the DL Jake Long deal done or he would have turned to University of Virginia DL Chris Long, according to team sources. Parcells sent a letter Monday, April 21, to Jake Long's representatives suggesting the team would have to move on if the deal did not come to a conclusion.
Tue, 01 Apr 2008 12:10:26 -0700
Edgar Thompson, of The Palm Beach Post, reports Miami Dolphins head coach Tony Sparano wants to win, and figures the best way to do so will be to rely on vice president of football operations Bill Parcells. Sparano said he wants Parcells to be involved with practices and provide his input.
Mon, 31 Dec 2007 11:38:47 -0800
Jay Glazer, of FOXSports.com, reports the Dallas Cowboys gave Miami Dolphins vice president of football operations Bill Parcells permission to interview Jeff Ireland, who is the vice president of college and pro scouting.
Tue, 25 Dec 2007 14:12:26 -0800
Harvey Fialkov, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, reports Miami Dolphins executive vice president of football operations Bill Parcells said he will be attending practice Thursday, Dec. 27 and hopes to meet with head coach Cam Cameron and general manager Randy Mueller before practice if there is time.
Tue, 25 Dec 2007 06:17:40 -0800
The Associated Press reports Miami Dolphins head coach Cam Cameron did not talk about Bill Parcells, the team's new executive vice president of football operations, or even speak his name around reporters during his press conference Monday, Dec. 24. Cameron spent much of his press conference trying to avoid questions about the team's most recent hire. "He and I haven't talked, strictly that," Cameron said. "It's not that I'm not acknowledging something. It's just the fact that he and I will sit down one on one. He and I haven't talked." Cameron also avoided a question when asked about his thoughts on Parcells' accomplishments. "I think there's going to be an appropriate time to do that," Cameron said, "because you guys know where we're at right now. We're looking at the Cincinnati Bengals."
Sat, 22 Dec 2007 07:33:44 -0800
ESPN.com reports new Miami Dolphins executive vice president of football operations Bill Parcells said during a radio interview Friday, Dec. 21, that he wants to evaluate the team's current situation before making a decision on the future of head coach Cam Cameron and general manager Randy Mueller. "I'm not ready to say anything about that now," Parcells said in the interview. "I have to evaluate the current situation in Miami before making any decisions as to anybody in the future."