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PARCELLS NOT INTERESTED IN PACKERS JOB

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Bill Parcells Saturday told the Green Bay Packers he will not coach their team next year.

Parcells told Packers General Manager Ron Wolf by telephone that he was no longer interested in the job. Wolf had traveled to New Jersey Wednesday to discuss bringing the former New York Giants' coach to Green Bay.Wolf fired Lindy Infante one day after the Packers finished a 3-13 season.

"They never offered me a job," Parcells said on NBC's "NFL Live" before the Denver-Houston AFC playoff game. "We had some discussions. I've known Ron Wolf for 20 years, it's only right that I talk to him.

"It just never progressed to where a lot of people in the media thought it did."

Parcells, who quit as Giants coach last May after winning his second Super Bowl, turned down Tampa Bay last week. He has been a studio analyst on NBC this season and there is speculation he will become the network's No. 1 color commentator next year.

Parcells, however, refused to rule out his coaching again.

"I'm not ruling anything out. . . . I'm just going day to day now," he said, but conceded, "I don't think there'll be any other interest."

Parcells, 50, denied his health was a factor in turning down the coaching jobs. He had an angioplasty last month to clear a blocked heart artery.

"There's no concern at all about my health," Parcells said. "I'm doing fine."