Scott Pioli, the man that had Iowa football coach Kirk Ferentz’s name linked to NFL jobs for years, is out as general manager of the Kansas City Chiefs. The team announced in a statement Friday that the two sides have “mutually parted ways” after four seasons marked by poor personnel decisions and failed coaching hires. [...]
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As frustrating as it is for the media and for fans, Kirk Ferentz is smart to say nothing publicly about the rumors linking him to NFL jobs. It’s not often that a college head coming off a 4-8 season gets mentioned for an NFL job, but Ferentz is an exception. Even if the rumor about [...]
Seven NFL coaches got whacked on what has become an annual Black Monday. And for fans who subscribe to the belief that Iowa’s Kirk Ferentz could break a $3.7 million (or so) contract that runs through the 2019 season, here’s the latest from Hawkeye athletic director Gary Barta. In an email response to three questions, [...]
From staff and wire reports The Kansas City Chiefs are doing more than looking for a new coach after firing Romeo Crennel. They’re changing the structure of the organization, a transition that likely would keep Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz off the team’s short list. Chiefs chairman Clark Hunt said in an interview with The Associated [...]
Black Monday. You’ve seen the list of the potential NFL firings, and you’ve heard Iowa’s Kirk Ferentz mentioned as a possible replacement – again linking him to his friend, Kansas City Chiefs GM Scott Pioli. It’s a Ferentz annual occurrence – as predictable as some people call the Hawkeyes’ pro-style offense. When asked for comment [...]
BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Kansas City, Mo. — Everything about Casey Wiegmann is decidedly old school. The style of his facemask was in vogue about 20 years ago. He uses a pen-and-paper daily planner to keep appointments. And he prefers a simple wooden stool rather than plush seats that everyone else in the Kansas City [...]
For those who didn’t believe Kirk Ferentz when he said two weeks ago that he was going to be Iowa’s football coach in 2012, here’s what CBS NFL expert Charley Casserly said Sunday regarding Ferentz-to-Chiefs speculation: “One name rumored for the job that will not be there is Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz,” Casserly told James [...]
Kirk Ferentz to the Chiefs. Phil Parker moving up to defensive coordinator. One sounds more plausible than another as speculation again swirls around the Iowa football program. If Ferentz’s buddy, Scott Pioli, wasn’t in charge of hiring Todd Haley’s replacement, would the Iowa coach be on the list? And who says the Chiefs even want [...]
Lots of reasons for Ferentz to head to NFL, but head Hawkeye hasn’t taken the bait yet.