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Recapping Black Monday in the NFL

Missed out on any of the hirings and firings upon the completion of the 2015 NFL Season? Don't worry, we have got you covered. Here is e


Missed out on any of the hirings and firings upon the completion of the 2015 NFL Season? Don’t worry, we have got you covered. Here is everything that has happened in the past 24 hours, in the order that it happened:

Sunday –

Cleveland Browns:

Fired general manger Ray Farmer, upon completion of their loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Cleveland Browns:

Fired head coach Mike Pettine mere minutes after terminating general manager Ray Farmer’s contract.

Miami Dolphins:

Hired Chris Grier to replace Dennis Hickey as general manager, who was fired on Saturday night.

San Francisco 49ers:

Fired head coach Jim Tomsula late on Sunday night after one year with the team, while also announcing that general manger Trent Baalke will remain with the organisation.

Cleveland Browns:

Announced the hiring of Sashi Brown as the executive vice-president of football relations, and as part of a four-person committee to find a new head coach.

Monday –

Philadelphia Eagles:

Arranged to interview interim head coach Pat Shurmur for the permanent head coach role on Monday.

Tennessee Titans:

Fired general manager Ruston Webster on Monday after a two year tenure. Made no announcement on the future of interim head coach Mike Mularkey.

New York Giants:

Head coach Tom Coughlin resigned from his post after 12 years with the Giants. The team announced the general manager Jerry Reese would be staying in New York.

San Diego Chargers:

Fired offensive coordinator Frank Reich, while declaring head coach Mike McCoy was safe.

Indianapolis Colts:

Chuck Pagano reportedly met with owner Jim Irsay on Monday, and although a press conference was arranged, no decision will be made on Pagano’s future until Tuesday morning.

Miami Dolphins:

Interviewed former Falcons head coach Mike Smith on Monday.


Recapping Black Monday in the NFL

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