Week In Review: 1/4/15 – 1/11/15

The headlines from the past week at PFR:

Key News:

  • The Bills are expected to hire Rex Ryan as head coach, signing him to five-year deal worth $27.5MM. Buffalo is also set to bring in Greg Roman as its offensive coordinator.
  • Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston will forgo his senior season and enter the 2015 NFL draft.
  • Rams owner Stan Kroenke plans to build a stadium in Los Angeles, while the city of St. Louis unveiled plans for a new stadium of their own.
  • The Dolphins hired Mike Tannenbaum as executive VP of football operations.
  • The Bears hired Saints director of player personnel Ryan Pace as general manager.
  • Washington hired ex-49ers and Seahawks executive Scot McCloughan as general manager.
  • The Jets are expected to hire Texans director of college scouting Mike Maccagnan as general manager.
  • The Falcons restructured their front office.
  • Investigator Robert Mueller released his report of the Ray Rice case.


  • The Buccaneers hired ex-Falcons play-caller Dirk Koetter to the same position.
  • The Steelers and offensive coordinator Todd Haley agreed to an extension through 2016.
  • Longtime Steelers defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau resigned his position.
  • The Browns and offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan parted ways.
  • The Giants parted ways with defensive coordinator Perry Fewell.
  • Offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer left the Rams to join the University of Georgia.




Draft Early Entrants:

  • Malcom Brown, DT – Texas (link)
  • Landon Collins, S – Alabama (link)
  • Amari Cooper, WR – Alabama (link)
  • Dorial Green-Beckham, WR – Oklahoma (link)
  • Benardrick McKinney, LB – Mississippi State (link)
  • Andrus Peat, T – Stanford (link)
  • Shane Ray, DE – Missouri (link)
  • Shaq Thompson, LB – Washington (link)
  • P.J. Williams, CB – Florida State (link)
  • T.J. Yeldon, RB – Alabama (link)
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