Busy Black Monday Around The NFL
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