Two years to the day after McVay became the youngest head coach in modern NFL history, he will attempt to earn his first playoff victory Saturday night when the Rams (13-3) host the Dallas Cowboys (11-6) for a trip to the NFC championship game.,LaFleur was on McVay's staff with the Rams last year, while Kingsbury is a good friend and like-minded offensive innovator.,Two of McVay's current assistant coaches — Rams quarterbacks coach Zac Taylor and passing game coordinator Shane Waldron — also landed recent interviews for head coaching jobs.,LaFleur was a longtime quarterbacks coach until McVay hired him as his offensive coordinator in 2017.,Kingsbury is coming off three consecutive losing seasons as the head coach at Texas Tech, but he improbably landed right next to McVay in the NFC West as the Arizona Cardinals' head coach.

In their first season in Indianapolis, head coach Frank Reich, left, and offensive coordinator and Jamestown native Nick Sirianni have guided the Colts into the playoffs.,Father Fran, a member of the Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame, coached Southwestern High School from the mid-1970s to the early 1980s; brother Mike is the head coach at Washington & Jefferson College where he has compiled one of the best winning percentages in the NCAA; and brother Jay coached Southwestern to a pair of New York State Public High School Athletic Association championships in 2008 and 2009.,Once the youngest Sirianni arrived at the University of Mount Union, he played for Larry Kehres, who guided the Purple Raiders to 11 national championships in his career.,Upon his graduation, Sirianni began his climb up the coaching ranks with stops at Mount Union, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, the Kansas Chiefs and the San Diego/Los Angeles Chargers, before joining Reich’s staff in Indianapolis last February.,“One of the reasons I’m in the position I’m in now is because of the successful coaches I’ve been around, starting with growing up in a coach’s house, learning how to coach with my brothers, and then, obviously, playing for the most successful coach in NCAA football history in Larry Kehres,” he told The Post-Journal last October.

The Denver Broncos are currently in the midst of seeking their next head coach after Vance Joseph was relieved of his duties on Monday.,According to multiple reports, former Colts coach Chuck Pagano, past Packers coach Mike McCarthy and former Titans helmsman and current Steelers offensive line coach Mike Munchak are a few in talks with the Broncos.,“To let a coach go is always difficult, especially a guy like Vance Joseph who I enjoyed working with,” said Elway, who’s also the Broncos general manager, in provided statements to the Montrose Daily Press.,Elway, Ellis and Bronco players were asked if being the Denver head coach is still a desirable position.,“You look at our facility and the work that’s been put into this facility over the last five years, it’s a great opportunity for a head coach,” Elway said.

A lot has been made of this being the second UK-UofL game without Rick Pitino as the Cardinals' head coach.,This rivalry may lose some heat for a couple of years, until Mack carves out his own space as UofL's head coach, but don't try to sell that to Calipari.,Jordan Nwora, a 6-foot-8 sophomore who played just 12 minutes a game last season, leads the team in scoring (17.8 points per game) and rebounding (8.5).,"Obviously, we're a team that's going to get a lot of 'and-ones' because we play physical, post guys are trying to lean into you and get baskets," Travis said.,There's a lot of history and tradition that comes with playing in rivalry games.