Mora could have future in Seattle
• Heading into the season, Chargers offensive coordinator Cam Cameron and Bears defensive coordinator Ron Rivera were considered the hottest assistant coaches in terms of getting head coaching jobs. But once again, the Super Bowl at least somewhat of an influence on the decision-making process. It's hard for an assistant on a Super Bowl team to get a head coaching job. Because they have to wait until after the Super Bowl to take a job, it's very hard to hire a staff. That means coaches on Super Bowl teams rarely get hired. The last Super Bowl coach to get a job was Romeo Crennel in Cleveland and he's had to make several changes to his coaching staff over the past two years. Rivera and the Bears are going to the Super Bowl so it looks as though Rivera will be on next year's head coaching market.
• Wayne Huizenga had a tricky predicament to handle in the hiring of Cam Cameron. To keep defensive coordinator Dom Capers from going to the Giants or another team, Huizenga gave Capers a three-year $8.1 million contract, the highest in the NFL for a coordinator. Most first-time head coaches are getting around $2 million a year. But Huizenga stepped in at the end to make sure Cameron was paid more than his top defensive assistant.