Glazer: Bills ask Cards, Jets to interview top assistants
Denied so far in their hopes of convincing Bill Cowher to come to
Buffalo, the Bills have shifted their efforts to some of the
hottest assistants in the playoffs.
The Bills have requested permission to interview Arizona
Cardinals assistant head coach Russ Grimm for Buffalo’s vacant
head-coaching position, FOXSports.com has learned.
It is unclear at this point if and when Grimm would interview
for the job as he is preparing the Cardinals to face the New
Orleans Saints this week in the NFC divisional round, with the
Cardinals working on a short week following Sunday’s 51-45 overtime
win over Green Bay.
Additionally, Buffalo also asked another playoff team, the
New York Jets, for clearance to interview offensive coordinator
Brian Scottenheimer — although at this time the Jets have yet to
Originally the Bills had wanted a coach with previous
head-coaching experience, but all along they have also held
assistants such as Grimm and Schottenheimer in very high regard.