Denver Broncos offensive coordinator Mike McCoy is in for a busy weekend. NFL rules dictate that teams interested in interviewing McCoy must travel to Devner and squeeze in an assessment before the weekend is through, and multiple teams are bending their schedule to meet with the hot head-coaching candidate.
The Arizona Cardinals and Buffalo Bills have scheduled talks on Saturday, while the Chicago Bears and Philadelphia Eagles will interview McCoy on Sunday, according to Jeff Legwold of the Denver Post.
McCoy has generated interest around the league by building successful offenses around Kyle Orton, Tim Tebow and Peyton Manning. As he told Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune, it's the job of a coach to maximize the talent around him:
"That's our job as a football coach is to take advantage of your talent," McCoy said. "That is the No. 1 job I have here to make sure that we evaluate the guys properly during the offseason and training camp and find out what we do best as an offense.
"It doesn't matter who the 11 guys are. If someone goes down, someone comes up and we've got to make adjustments as a coaching staff and as players to figure out, what do we do best as an organization? That's our job."
The Bears have already interviewed Atlanta Falcons special teams coordinator Keith Armstrong and Tampa Bay Buccaneers offensive coordinator Mike Sullivan and New Orleans Saints offensive coordinator Pete Carmichael. They are still interested in talking with Tom Clements of the Green Bay Packers and Bruce Arians of the Indianapolis Colts, among others.