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As I said before, I don't like retreads, but there are some I wouldn't mind:
Andy Reid has had a rough couple years. Even when his teams were winning, he seemed to be on the hot seat. I think it's really just part of the territory of being a coach in Philadelphia.
Reid could get a clean start in Buffalo with a few very good pieces in place.
He has been long known as a man who can develop quarterbacks. He made Donovan McNabb and Kevin Kolb, resurrected Michael Vick and has now begun the somewhat unexpected rise of Nick Foles.
He coached in four NFC championships and a Super Bowl.
It should be clear that the situation in Philly became toxic, and he was unable to repair the damage. That doesn't mean he can't still coach. It has been his only stop, and he was extremely successful.
CBS Sports' Jason LaCanfora claimed that Mike Holmgren has rediscovered his interest to be an NFL head coach. He is one of only five coaches to have gotten to the Super Bowl with two different teams.
Holmgren is also known for developing quarterbacks. He has Hall of Famers Steve Young and Brett Favre, as well as Pro Bowler Matt Hasselbeck, on his resume.
Aside from his final year in Seattle, his record was stellar. The only real blemish has been the past three seasons in Cleveland.
If he really wants to coach again, the calls from Buffalo should be coming in.
Time for the new blood. Mike Zimmer has achieved some amazing accomplishments with the Cincinnati Bengals. His unit is now a top-five defense, and the team is headed to the playoffs for the second straight year mostly because of it.
Zimmer has downplayed the possibility of becoming a head coach. He also had to recover from the loss of his wife and may not have desired to uproot himself until he was comfortable.
He is a talented defensive coordinator who appears to have the intangibles to be a successful head coach in the NFL
This is somewhat baffling. Bruce Arians was not extended after having a successful tenure as offensive coordinator with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Owner Dan Rooney ordered head coach Mike Tomlin to make a change because he wanted the team to go back to a pounding running game.
He arrives in Indianapolis and is forced into the head coaching spot of a 2-14 team when head coach Chuck Pagano is suddenly diagnosed with cancer.
The Colts are now 10-5 and in the playoffs with Arians calling the shots. He will now surrender the headset to Pagano for the regular-season finale and the playoffs.
It's also possible that Arians is completely comfortable as an offensive coordinator. If I were a Buffalo Bills general manager, he would be on speed dial as soon as the Colts postseason is over.