Dave Wannstedt is returning to the NFL. Wannstedt recently resigned under pressure at the University of Pittsburgh following a 7-5 season. Wannstedt had a 42-31 overall record in six years coaching his alma mater.
Wannstedt came to Pitt from the Miami Dolphins, where he was head coach from 2000 until resigning midway through the 2004 campaign. Wannstedt also had a 42-31 record in Miami and led the Dolphins to two playoff appearances. Wannstedt was 40-56 in six seasons (1993 to 1998) as Chicago's head coach.