July 26, 2013
In Part I and II of the Preseason Report, we discussed trends for teams and more importantly, their coaches. As mentioned before, coaching is a key factor in the preseason and you should be aware of this year's head coaching changes. This season we have eight coaching changes coming into the 2013 season.
Here is this year's list:
Arizona - Bruce Arians - was the former Indianapolis Colts offensive coordinator - Arians filled in for head coach Chuck Pagano while he battled leukemia, and went 9-3 in his absence.
Buffalo - Doug Maronne - Syracuse head coach for the past 4 years - his prior NFL experience was with the New Orleans back in 2008 as the Saints offensive coordinator.
Chicago - Marc Trestman - Former coach of the Montreal Alouettes - NFL experience as an Offensive coordinator for the 49ers and Raiders.
Cleveland - Rob Chudzinski - Offensive coordinator of the Carolina Panthers - however the offense will be turned over to Norv Turner.
Jacksonville - Gus Bradley - Former defensive coordinator the last four seasons of the league-leading Seahawks defense.
Kansas City - Andy Reid - head coach of the Eagles the last 14 years.
Philadelphia - Chip Kelly - head coach of the Oregon Ducks - offensive genius of the Ducks high octane offense - first NFL coaching job.
San Diego - Mike McCoy - is the former Broncos offensive coordinator for the Broncos and helped lead Denver to the playoffs the past two seasons with two totally different quarterbacks' styles.
Here are each teams Quarterback Rotations for this Preseason (R - Rookie):
Arizona - Carson Palmer, Drew Stanton, Ryan Lindley, Caleb TerBush (R - Purdue)
Atlanta - Matt Ryan, Dominique Davis, Sean Renfree (R - Duke), Seth Doege (R - Texas Tech)
Baltimore - Joe Flacco, Tyrod Taylor, Caleb Hanie
Buffalo - Kevin Kolb, EJ Manuel (R - Florida State), Jeff Tuel (R - Washington State)
Carolina - Cam Newton, Derek Anderson, Jimmy Clausen, Colby Cameron (R - La. Tech)
Chicago - Jay Cutler, Josh McCown, Matt Blanchard
Cincinnati - Andy Dalton, John Skelton, Josh Johnson, Zac Robinson
Cleveland - Brandon Weeden, Jason Campbell, Brian Hoyer
Dallas - Tony Romo, Kyle Orton, Aaron Corp
Denver - Peyton Manning, Brock Osweiler, Zac Dysert (R - Miami, OH), Ryan Katz (R - San Diego State)
Detroit - Matthew Stafford, Shaun Hill, Kellen Moore
Green Bay - Aaron Rodgers, Graham Harrell, B.J. Coleman
Houston - Matt Schaub, T.J. Yates, Stephen McGee, Case Keenum
Indianapolis - Andrew Luck, Matt Hasselbeck, Chandler Harnish
Jacksonville - Blaine Gabbert, Chad Henne, Mike Kafka, Matt Scott (R - Arizona)
Kansas City - Alex Smith, Chase Daniel, Tyler Bray (R - Tennessee), Ricky Stanzi
Miami - Ryan Tannehill, Matt Moore, Pat Devlin
Minnesota - Christian Ponder, Matt Cassel, McLeod Bethel-Thompson, James Vandenberg (R - Iowa)
New England - Tom Brady, Ryan Mallett, Tim Tebow
New Orleans - Drew Brees, Seneca Wallace, Luke McCown, Ryan Griffin (R - Tulane)
New York Giants - Eli Manning, David Carr, Ryan Nassib (R - Syracuse), Curtis Painter
New York Jets - Mark Sanchez, Geno Smith (R - West Virginia), Greg McElroy, Matt Simms
Oakland - Matt Flynn, Terrelle Pryor, Tyler Wilson (R - Arkansas)
Philadelphia - Michael Vick, Nick Foles, Matt Barkley (Rookie - USC)
Pittsburgh - Ben Roethlisberger, Bruce Gradkowski, John Parker Wilson, Landry Jones (R - Oklahoma)
San Diego - Philip Rivers, Charlie Whitehurst, Brad Sorensen (R - Southern Utah), Mike Hermann (R - RPI)
San Francisco - Colin Kaepernick, Colt McCoy, Scott Tolzien, B.J. Daniels (R - South Florida)
Seattle - Russell Wilson, Brady Quinn, Tarvaris Jackson
St. Louis - Sam Bradford, Kellen Clemens, Austin Davis
Tampa Bay - Josh Freeman, Mike Glennon (R - N.C. State), Dan Orlovsky, Adam Weber
Tennessee - Jake Locker, Ryan Fitzpatrick, Rusty Smith, Nathan Enderle
Washington - Robert Griffin III (Will not play in preseason), Kirk Cousins, Rex Grossman, Pat White