With Black Monday in full force, there are now six head coaching vacancies heading into the 2022 NFL offseason. Our 2022 NFL Head Coach Tracker will be gathering all the latest news and rumors from around the league regarding further firings and any potential hirings that may take place.

2022 NFL Head Coach Tracker

Please note that we will be updating this tracker with more news and rumors when we get them. As head coach vacancies open up, we will add them to the tracker. To jump around from team to team, use these links for quick access.

Chicago Bears
Denver Broncos
Houston Texans
Jacksonville Jaguars
Las Vegas Raiders
Miami Dolphins
Minnesota Vikings
New York Giants

Matt Nagy and Ryan Pace were fired by the Chicago Bears

The Bears made sweeping changes to their franchise, moving on from both Matt Nagy and Ryan Pace. Nagy’s departure had long been discussed, but the Bears kept their history of not firing coaches during the season intact in 2022.

Confirmed Head Coach Interviews

  • Doug Pederson
    Former Eagles Head Coach
  • Jim Caldwell
    Former Lions and Colts Head Coach
  • Nathaniel Hackett
    Packers Offensive Coordinator

Requested/Planned Head Coach Interviews

  • Leslie Frazier
    Bills Defensive Coordinator
  • Todd Bowles
    Buccaneers Defensive Coordinator
  • Byron Leftwich
    Buccaneers Offensive Coordinator
  • Brian Daboll
    Bills Offensive Coordinator
  • Matt Eberflus
    Colts Defensive Coordinator
  • Brian Flores
    Former Dolphins Head Coach
  • Dan Quinn
    Cowboys Defensive Coordinator

Confirmed General Manager Interviews

  • Monti Ossenfort
    Titans Director of Player Personnel

Requested/Planned General Manager Interviews

  • Glenn Cook
    Browns VP of Player Personnel
  • Kwesi Adofo-Mensah
    Browns VP of Football Operations
  • Ed Dodds
    Colts Assistant General Manager
  • Jeff Ireland
    Saints Assistant General Manager
  • Morocco Brown
    Colts Director of College Scouting
  • Ran Carthon
    49ers Director of Player Personnel
  • Joe Schoen
    Bills Assistant General Manager

Latest Bears Head Coach Rumors

PFN Analyst and Insider Adam Beasley provided three HC candidates who might make sense for the Bears: Jim Harbaugh, Ryan Day, and Josh McDaniels.

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Chicago Bears
Denver Broncos
Houston Texans
Jacksonville Jaguars
Las Vegas Raiders
Miami Dolphins
Minnesota Vikings
New York Giants

Denver Broncos have fired Vic Fangio

The Denver Broncos announced on Sunday (January 9) morning that they were parting ways with HC Vic Fangio. The decision to fire Fangio wasn’t an easy one for GM George Paton, who likes and respects the former head coach. But a change became necessary after the Broncos finished in the bottom 10 in scoring in each of the last three seasons.

Confirmed Head Coach Interviews

  • Aaron Glenn
    Lions Defensive Coordinator

Requested/Planned Head Coach Interviews

  • Jerod Mayo
    Patriots LB Coach
  • Dan Quinn
    Cowboys Defensive Coordinator
  • Nathaniel Hackett 
    Packers Offensive Coordinator
  • Luke Getsy
    Packers QB Coach/Passing Game Coordinator
  • Kellen Moore
    Cowboys Offensive Coordinator
  • Eric Bieniemy 
    Chiefs Offensive Coordinator
  • Jonathan Gannon
    Eagles Defensive Coordinator
  • Kevin O’Connell
    Rams Offensive Coordinator

Latest Broncos Head Coach Rumors

PFN Analyst and Insider Adam Beasley provided three HC candidates who might make sense for the Broncos: Dan Quinn, Nathaniel Hackett, and Byron Leftwich.

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Chicago Bears
Denver Broncos
Houston Texans
Jacksonville Jaguars
Las Vegas Raiders
Miami Dolphins
Minnesota Vikings
New York Giants

Houston Texans fire David Culley

The Houston Texans fired David Culley on Thursday after one year even though when they hired him, they knew he’d be saddled with a terrible roster, no quarterback, and even less of a chance to succeed.

Confirmed Head Coach Interviews

  • Joe Lombardi
    Chargers offensive coordinator
    Saturday, January 15
  • Hines Ward
    Florida Atlantic special assistant to the head coach
    Saturday, January 15

Requested/Planned Head Coach Interviews

  • Jonathan Gannon
    Eagles Defensive Coordinator

Latest Texans Head Coach Rumors

On December 30, PFN’s NFL Insider and Chief Draft Analyst Tony Pauline reported that Josh McDaniels could be in line for the Texans’ job if the team were to move on from Culley. Meanwhile, Aaron Wilson of SportsTalk 790 reports that the Texans are targeting former Dolphins head coach Brian Flores as their top candidate at this time.

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Chicago Bears
Denver Broncos
Houston Texans
Jacksonville Jaguars
Las Vegas Raiders
Miami Dolphins
Minnesota Vikings
New York Giants

Jacksonville Jaguars will be looking to replace Urban Meyer

The Jaguars decided to move on from Urban Meyer just 13 games into his rocky Jacksonville tenure. Now, they’re in the market for a new head coach and as the second team with an NFL head coach vacancy, they’ve wasted little time trying to find the next person to lead their team.

Confirmed Head Coach Interviews

  • Bill O’Brien
    Alabama Offensive Coordinator
    Thursday, January 13
  • Darrell Bevell
    Jaguars interim Head Coach
    Tuesday, January 11
  • Byron Leftwich
    Buccaneers Offensive Coordinator
    Friday, January 7
  • Kellen Moore
    Cowboys Offensive Coordinator
    Friday, January 7
  • Jim Caldwell
    Former Colts and Lions Head Coach
    Tuesday, January 4
  • Todd Bowles
    Buccaneers Defensive Coordinator
    Friday, January 3 (Jan 7 has also been reported)
  • Doug Pederson
    Former Eagles Head Coach
    Thursday, December 30

Requested/Planned Head Coach Interviews

  • Dan Quinn
    Cowboys Defensive Coordinator
    After Cowboys’ Regular Season
  • Nathaniel Hackett
    Packers Offensive Coordinator
    Week of January 10
  • Matt Eberflus
    Colts Defensive Coordinator

Latest Jaguars Head Coach Rumors

On the December 30 episode of PFN Weekly, PFN NFL Insider Tony Pauline reported that the Jaguars are likely looking for a veteran head coach along the lines of Doug Pederson or Jim Caldwell. He also added that the Jaguars are considering Vic Fangio as DC if the Broncos fire him, and they would pair their head coach with him. Additionally, Pauline reported that GM Trent Baalke is expected to stay with the team and be part of the Jaguars’ head coach search.

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Chicago Bears
Denver Broncos
Houston Texans
Jacksonville Jaguars
Las Vegas Raiders
Miami Dolphins
Minnesota Vikings
New York Giants

The Las Vegas Raiders need to replace Jon Gruden

The Raiders officially moved on from GM Mike Mayock right before Monday Night Football during the Wild Card Round. As PFN’s Tony Pauline mentioned on PFN’s Between the Hashes podcast in October, there were plans to fire Mayock after the draft. Yet, over the summer, there was a mass exodus of front office personnel in the organization, including team president Marc Badain, who had been with the organization since 1991.

The Raiders also made it into the playoffs under interim head coach Rich Bisaccia. He currently still remains with the team, but they have put in requests to interview other candidates.

Requested/Planned Head Coach Interviews

  • Jerod Mayo
    Patriots ILB Coach

Requested/Planned General Manager Interviews

  • Dave Ziegler
    Patriots Director of Player Personnel

Latest Raiders Head Coach and General Manager Rumors

We will update this section as more information becomes available.

The Miami Dolphins fired head coach Brian Flores

In a somewhat surprising move, the Dolphins fired head coach Brian Flores. According to the report from Jeff Darlington, the relationship between Flores, Tua Tagovailoa, and Chris Grier had deteriorated. The Dolphins kept Grier in place and will now embark on a search for a new head coach.

Confirmed Head Coach Interviews

The Dolphins have no confirmed head coach interviews at this stage.

Requested/Planned Head Coach Interviews

  • Brian Daboll
    Bills Offensive Coordinator
  • Mike McDaniel
    49ers Offensive Coordinator
  • Vance Joseph
    Cardinals Defensive Coordinator
  • Kellen Moore
    Cowboys Offensive Coordinator
  • Leslie Frazier
    Bills Defensive Coordinator
  • Thomas Brown
    Rams Assistant HC/RB Coach

Latest Dolphins Head Coach Rumors

Initial thoughts were that Jim Harbaugh might be in line for the Dolphins job, but Jeff Darlington reported that the Dolphins are not targeting Harbaugh.

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Chicago Bears
Denver Broncos
Houston Texans
Jacksonville Jaguars
Las Vegas Raiders
Miami Dolphins
Minnesota Vikings
New York Giants

Mike Zimmer and Rick Spielman are both out for the Minnesota Vikings

After missing the playoffs yet again, the Vikings have, unsurprisingly, decided that a change was required. When the team added Kirk Cousins, they felt they were just a QB away from going all the way. However, it has not played out that way. Now with one year remaining on Cousins’ contract, the team appears to be starting fresh.

Confirmed Head Coach Interviews

The Vikings have no confirmed head coach interviews at this stage.

Requested/Planned Head Coach Interviews

  • Dan Quinn
    Cowboys Defensive Coordinator

Confirmed/Requested General Manager Interviews

  • Monti Ossenfort
    Titans Director of Player Personnel
    January 16, 2022
  • Eliot Wolf
    Patriots Player Personnel Consultant
  • Kwesi Adofo-Mensah 
    Cleveland Browns Executive
  • Glenn Cook
    Cleveland Browns Executive
  • Catherine Raiche
    Eagles Vice President of Football Operations
  • John Spytek
    Bucs’ Vice President of Player Personnel
    Monday, January 17

Latest Vikings Head Coach Rumors

PFN Analyst and Insider Adam Beasley provided three HC candidates who might make sense for the Vikings: Kellen Moore, Brian Daboll, and Byron Leftwich.

The New York Giants moved on from Joe Judge… finally

After it appeared as though Judge was set to remain in New York, the Giants fired Judge on Tuesday. In his two seasons with the team, Judge won just 10 games, going 4-13 in 2021. Judge fired his offensive coordinator, Jason Garrett, during the season. However, the team remained stagnant and the offense remain unimaginative right through to Week 18.

Confirmed General Manager Interviews

  • Monti Ossenfort
    Titans Director of Player Personnel
  • Joe Hortiz
    Ravens Director of Player Personnel
  • Ryan Cowden
    Titans Vice President of Player Personnel
  • Ryan Poles
    Chiefs Executive Director of Player Personnel
  • Quentin Harris
    Cardinals Vice President of Player Personnel
  • Adrian Wilson
    Cardinals Vice President of Pro Personnel
  • Joe Schoen
    Bills Assistant General Manager
  • Adam Peters
    49ers Assitant General Manager
    Monday, January 17
  • Ran Carthon
    49ers Director of Player Personnel
    Monday, January 17

Latest Giants Head Coach Rumors

PFN Analyst Dalton Miller provided three HC candidates who might make sense for the Giants: Nathaniel Hackett, Marcus Brady, and Patrick Graham.

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Chicago Bears
Denver Broncos
Houston Texans
Jacksonville Jaguars
Las Vegas Raiders
Miami Dolphins
Minnesota Vikings
New York Giants



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