Chiefs not wasting time
More on searches: Steelers offensive line coach Russ Grimm is going to be a big player in the Detroit Lions' search once it begins. Interim coach Dick Jauron isn't expected to be retained. Grimm has always been a favorite of Lions president Matt Millen; some people think Grimm is the leading candidate. The Packers made contact with the Steelers and plan to interview Grimm over the weekend.
• After being primarily an offensive team under Mike Martz, the Rams are clearly looking toward defense with their next head coaching hire. While they have asked for permission to talk to Cameron, and they have Bears defensive coordinator Ron Rivera, Cowboys defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer, Eagles defensive coordinator Jim Johnson and Titans defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz on their list of candidates. The Rams also are expected to take a look at Jets offensive coordinator Mike Heimerdinger.
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