Teams grumbling over breadth of Bears’, Eagles’ coaching searches
Summary of 2 articles · Updated Jan 8, 2013
Some within the league have been grumbling about the breadth of Emery’s search, suspecting that he’s simply trying to pick brains, Al Davis-style. Two of the teams still looking have caused some grumbling in NFL circles over the width of their nets. Per a league source, some teams believe the Bears and Eagles are employing the Al Davis approach to interviewing coaching candidates. Emery has expanded the list of known candidates to coach the Bears to a lucky 13. Other candidates include Broncos offensive coordinator Mike McCoy, Montreal Alouettes coach Marc Trestman, Texans offensive coordinator Rick Dennison, Colts offensive coordinator Bruce Arians, Falcons special-teams coordinator Keith Armstrong, Buccaneers offensive coordinator Mike Sullivan, Saints offensive coordinator Pete Carmichael, Cowboys special-teams coordinator Joe DeCamillis, Packers offensive coordinator Tom Clements, Seahawks offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell, and Vikings special-teams coordinator Mike Priefer.
OK, so now it looks like Phil Emery is just showing off. Emery has expanded the list of known candidates to coach the Bears to a lucky (or, depending on the final decision, unlucky) 13. The latest, according to Dan Pompei of the Chicago Tribune, is Bear…