Bill Cowher: Why He’s the Spotlight-Hogging Coach Version of Brett Favre

December 21, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Bill Cowher and Brett Favre have one thing in common: Every December features their names in the headlines speculating on the same thing that didn't happen the year before.
Ever since Cowher departed the Pittsburgh Steelers to spend more time with his family, every December starts the same old juggernaut of headlines that sit right next to Favre's on the sports page.
Will Cowher coach Team X?
Will Favre finally retire?
Does anyone really care anymore?
From a big picture perspective, both stories have reached the point of background noise. They've been there, floating in the ether for so long that you don't even raise your head anymore when the subject gets raised.
Cowher now has been linked to three teams for 2011 as a possible head coach. The main issue here is that the three teams, the Giants, Dolphins and Texans, all currently have head coaches working for the organization.
So you have Cowher linked to three jobs that technically aren't open.

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