Wyatt is reporting that Chet Parlavecchio will soon be hired as the assistant linebackers coach. Parlavecchio was a teammate of Thorchak's way back at Penn State, and has been coaching at the high school level since 1986.
Boclair points out that while there's a personal cohesion with Thorchak's first coaching staff, there doesn't seem to be an iron clad philosophy. Especially when it comes to the coordinators, flexibility and versatility seem to be the only common themes.
Kerry Collins told Neil Best of Newsday that he's leaning towards retirement now that the regime that was comfortable with him in Nashville is gone, but he hasn't made a final decision yet.
Dave Ragone isn't the sexiest name on the coaching market, but he's just a WR coach. This is another one of those hires that we have no business trying to read into because we don't know anything about the guy as a coach, but folks will love to crack on because he's only been a coach for one year in an inferior league.
While toiling for a year in the UFL, Chris Palmer coached to two players into the NFL. RB Lorenzo Booker, who played in Miami a few years ago, joined the Vikings late in the season, and Ryan Perriloux was signed to a future's contract by the Giants.
Blaize Pennington takes a look at how Chris Palmer has effected the production of the QBs he's coached and finds what we found: QBs have done better with him than without him.
LenDale White had a few choice words for Pete Carroll during NBA All-Star Weekend... those words were mostly dainty F-bombs.
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