Apparently, the Buccaneers weren’t the only team interested in hiring former Rutgers and current Tampa Bay coach Greg Schiano.
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According to Sports Illustrated’s Peter King, the Rams recently spent a day in New Jersey interviewing Schiano and there was a “very good chance” St. Louis would have hired him if Jeff Fisher had turned down the team’s offer.
In fact, Schiano was interested enough in the job to call Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops to discuss Rams quarterback Sam Bradford.
While the Buccaneers hiring of Schiano has been panned for the most part (or, at the very least, I haven’t seen the transaction praised very much, if at all), Tampa Bay apparently wasn’t alone in thinking that Schiano would make a legitimate NFL head coach.
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