The coaching carousel

It's a jungle out there as NFL teams begin a new year with a busy January of coaching moves and changes. Here's what has happened so far on coaching staffs around the league since the 2006 season ended.

49ERS: Jan. 3: Fired: Defensive coordinator Billy Davis; DL coach Gary Emanuel. Jan. 11: Re-signed: Special teams coordinator Larry Mac Duff (Texas). Jan. 16: Named: Jim Tomsula (Rhein, NFLE '06), DL coach. Jan. 17: Named: Al Everest (Saints '05), special teams coordinator. NOTE: Coach Mike Nolan so far has interviewed Donnie Henderson and Dave Campo for the team's vacant defensive coordinator position.

ARIZONA: Jan. 1: Fired: Head coach Dennis Green; TE coach Carl Hargrave; DB coach Richard Solomon; special teams coach Gary Zauner; strength and conditioning coach Steve Wetzel. Jan. 15: Named: Ken Whisenhunt (Steelers '06), head coach. Jan. 17: Fired: Offensive coordinator Mike Kruczek; DL coach Larry Brooks. Jan. 18: Named: Teryl Austin (Seahawks '06), DB coach. Jan. 19: Named: Billy Davis (49ers '06), LB coach; Kevin Spencer (Steelers '06), special teams coach); John Lott (Browns '06), strength and conditioning coach. Also, the Cardinals have fired OL coach Steve Loney and have replaced him with Russ Grimm.

ATLANTA: Jan. 1: Fired: Head coach Jim Mora. Jan. 7: Named: Bobby Petrino (Louisville '06), head coach. Jan. 8: Resigned: Special teams coordinator Joe DeCamillas (Jaguars). Jan. 9: Retained: QB coach Bill Musgrave; RB coach Ollie Wilson; DB coach Emmitt Thomas. Jan. 15: Named: Hue Jackson (Bengals '06), offensive coordinator); Mike Zimmer (Cowboys '06), defensive coordinator; Brian VanGorder (Georgia Southern '06, Jaguars '05), LB coach. Jan. 17: Named: Paul Petrino (Louisville '06), WR coach; Mike Summers (Louisville '06), OL coach; Keith Rowen (Cardinals '06), TE coach; Derrick Nix (Southern Mississippi '06), offensive assistant; Andy Sugarman (Lions '05), quality control offense coach; Kevin Wolthausen (Louisville '06), DL coach; Joe Whitt Jr. (Louisville '06), assistant DL coach; Joe Gannon (Louisville '06), quality control defense coach; Tom McMahon (Louisville '06), assistant special teams coach; Evan Marcus (Virginia '06, Saints '02), strength and conditioning coach.

BALTIMORE: Jan. 15: Named: QB coach Rick Neuheisel, offensive coordinator.

CAROLINA: Jan. 15: Fired: Offensive coordinator Dan Henning; OL coach Mike Maser; DB coach Rod Perry. Jan. 19: Named: Tim Lewis (Giants '06), DB coach. Also, the Panthers are reportedly close to hiring Cleveland Browns offensive line coach Jeff Davidson as their offensive line coach. Davidson's contract is up in Cleveland.

CINCINNATI: Jan. 15: Resigned: WR coach Hue Jackson (Falcons). Jan. 16: Named: Mike Sheppard (Saints '05), WR coach.

CLEVELAND: Jan. 5: Fired: WR coach Terry Robiskie; TE coach Ben Coates; quality control offense coach Carl Crennel II; strength and conditioning coach John Lott. Jan. 20: Named: Rob Chudzinski (Chargers '06), offensive coordinator. Also, the Browns were denied permission to talk to Dallas Cowboys assistant coach Tony Sparano in regards to their offensive line coaching position.

DALLAS: Jan. 15: Resigned: Defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer (Falcons). Jan. 17: Resigned: Quality control offense coach David Lee (Arkansas). Jan. 19: Resigned: Special teams coach Bruce DeHaven (Seahawks).

DENVER: Jan. 9: Fired: Defensive coordinator Larry Coyer. Jan. 10: Fired: DL/DT coach Andre Patterson. Jan. 10: Named: Jim Bates (Packers '05), assistant head coach/defense; DB coach Bob Slowik, defensive coordinator. Jan. 16: Resigned: TE coach Tim Brewster (U. of Minnesota). Jan. 18: Named: Bill Johnson (Falcons '06), DL coach.

DETROIT: Jan. 2: Named: Special teams assistant Stan Kwan, special teams coach. Fired: Defensive coordinator Donnie Henderson; OL coach Larry Beightol. Retired: Special teams coach Chuck Priefer. Jan. 3: Named: Joe Barry (Buccaneers '06), defensive coordinator.

GREEN BAY: Jan. 1: Resigned: Offensive coordinator Jeff Jagodzinski (Boston College). Jan. 15: Named: OL coach Joe Philbin, offensive coordinator; assistant OL coach James Campen, OL coach; OL assistant Jerry Fontenot, assistant OL coach; LB coach Winston Moss, assistant head coach/defense.

HOUSTON: Jan. 2: Resigned: Offensive coordinator/QB coach Troy Calhoun (Air Force). Jan. 17: Named: Assistant head coach/offense Mike Sherman, assistant head coach, offensive coordinator; WR coach Kyle Shanahan, QB coach.

JACKSONVILLE: Jan. 2: Fired: Offensive coordinator Carl Smith; QB coach Ken Anderson; WR coach Steve Walters; special teams coordinator Pete Rodriguez; special teams assistant Mark Michaels. Jan. 8: Named: Dirk Koetter (Arizona State '06), offensive coordinator; Joe DeCamillas (Falcons '06), special teams coordinator.

KANSAS CITY Jan. 12: Fired: QB coach Terry Shea.

MIAMI: Jan. 1: Resigned: TE coach Derek Dooley (Louisiana Tech). Jan. 3: Resigned: Head coach Nick Saban. Jan. 10: Resigned: S coach Kirby Smart (Alabama). Jan. 12: Resigned: Assistant special teams coach Bo Davis (Alabama). Jan. 19: Named: Cam Cameron (Chargers '06, head coach.

MINNESOTA: Jan. 17: Named: George Stewart (Falcons '06), WR coach. Fired: WR coach Darrell Wyatt.

N.Y GIANTS: Jan. 10: Fired: Defensive coordinator Tim Lewis. Jan. 15: Named: Director player personnel Jerry Reese, general manager. Retired: General manager Ernie Accorsi. Jan. 17: Named: QB coach Kevin Gilbride, offensive coordinator.

N.Y. JETS: Jan. 15: Re-signed: DB coach Corwin Brown (Notre Dame).

OAKLAND: Jan. 2: Resigned: DB coach Chuck Pagano (North Carolina). Jan. 4: Fired: Head coach Art Shell. Jan. 12: Resigned: Offensive coordinator John Shoop (North Carolina).

PITTSBURGH: Jan. 2: Retired: RB coach Dick Hoak. Jan. 5: Resigned: Head coach Bill Cowher. Jan. 15: Resigned: Offensive coordinator Ken Whisenhunt (Cardinals).

SAN DIEGO: Jan. 19: Resigned: Offensive coordinator Cam Cameron (Dolphins). Jan. 20: Resigned: TE coach Rob Chudzinski (Browns).

SEATTLE: Jan. 19: Resigned: Special teams coach Bob Casullo (Buccaneers). Named: Bruce DeHaven (Cowboys '06), special teams coach. Jan. 18: Resigned: DB coach Teryl Austin (Cardinals). Also, after being fired as head coach in Atlanta, Jim Mora has reached an agreement to join the Seahawks as assistant head coach/defensive backs coach.

TAMPA BAY: Jan. 3: Resigned: LB coach Joe Barry (Lions). Jan. 8: Named: Raheem Morris (Kansas State '06; Buccaneers '05), DB coach. Fired: DB coach Greg Burns. Jan. 9: Fired: DL coach Jethro Franklin. Jan. 12: Named: Defensive quality control coach Casey Bradley, LB coach. Resigned: TE/special teams coach Ron Middleton (Alabama). Jan. 17: Named: Larry Coyer (Broncos '06), assistant head coach/DL coach. Jan. 19: Named: Bob Casullo (Seahawks '06), TE coach.

TENNESSEE: Jan. 5: Resigned: General manager Floyd Reese; director of pro scouting Al Smith.

WASHINGTON: Jan. 16: Fired: LB coach Dale Lindsey. Jan. 17: Named: Assistant DL/special teams coach Kirk Olivadotti, LB coach.

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