Busy Black Monday Around The NFL

By DARYL RUITER, 92.3 The Fan Browns Beat Reporter
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CLEVELAND (92.3 The Fan) – The day ofter the regular season ends is referred to as ‘Black Monday’ because that’s when teams typically decide to part ways with coaches and GM’s around the NFL.

This year’s edition was messy but there were few surprises.

More head coaches were fired Monday than the last 3 years combined.

So far 7 coaches, 5 GMs and 1 Executive VP have been told by teams that their services are no longer needed.

Here’s a look at the changes that were announced around the NFL:

ARIZONA CARDINALS – General manager Rod Graves and head coach Ken Whisenhunt

BUFFALO BILLS – Head coach Chan Gailey

CHICAGO BEARS – Head coach Lovie Smith

CLEVELAND BROWNS – General manager Tom Heckert and head coach Pat Shurmur

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS – General manager Gene Smith

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS – Head coach Romeo Crennel

NEW YORK JETS – General manager Mike Tannenbaum

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES – Head coach Andy Reid

SAN DIEGO CHARGERS – General manager A.J. Smith and Head Coach Norv Turner

TENNESSEE TITANS – Executive vice president Mike Reinfeldt

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