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Sources: Jets to interview ex-Bears GM Angelo

Sources: Jets to interview ex-Bears GM Angelo

ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Updated Jan 9, 2013
The Jets will interview three new GM candidates Thursday, including former Chicago Bears GM Jerry Angelo, according to league sources.
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  • Rick Dennison offers attractive links as candidate for Bears jo…

    Rick Dennison offers attractive links as candidate for Bears job

    suntimes.com Jan 9, 2013
    SEAN JENSEN: Rick Dennison, the offensive coordinator of the Houston Texans, isn’t the grandest “name” candidate available. Although seven NFL clubs were searching for coaches, only the Bears have requested an interview with Dennison since the 2012
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  • AP source: Eagles interview Notre Dame's Kelly

    AP source: Eagles interview Notre Dame's Kelly

    CNNSI.com Jan 9, 2013
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Philadelphia Eagles interviewed Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly for their coaching vacancy, a person familiar with the meeting told The Associated Press.
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  • Agent says Colts assistant Arians out of hospital

    Agent says Colts assistant Arians out of hospital

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The agent for Colts offensive coordinator Bruce Arians said Wednesday night that his client has been released from an Indianapolis hospital and that they are finalizing details to begin interviewing for head coaching jobs.
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  • Bulls G Hinrich out with elbow injury

    Bulls G Hinrich out with elbow injury

    nba.com Jan 9, 2013
    Chicago Bulls guard Kirk Hinrich will not play Wednesday night against the Milwaukee Bucks due to a right elbow injury.
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  • Lions top adjusted strength of schedule list

    Lions top adjusted strength of schedule list

    ESPN.com Jan 9, 2013
    Last Saturday, we took a closer look at how the Chicago Bears compiled a 10-6 record in 2012, noting their dominance of inferior competition and struggles against teams that finished the season with winning records. It wasn't necessarily the definitive …
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  • Kerry J. Byrne: Numbers show that Harbaugh will come to regret …

    Kerry J. Byrne: Numbers show that Harbaugh will come to regret Kaepernick move

    CNNSI.com Jan 9, 2013
    San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh will regret the decision to bench highly efficient quarterback Alex Smith in favor of Colin Kaepernick in the middle of the season. And there's a good chance that moment of regret will come Saturday night at Candle…
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  • The Plot Thickens: Think you're prepared for the divisional rou…

    The Plot Thickens: Think you're prepared for the divisional round? T…

    CNNSI.com Jan 9, 2013
    Think you're prepared for the divisional round? Think again. Dig deep, and you'll find some intriguing storylines that provide a backdrop for this weekend, Don Banks writes.
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  • Don Banks: No shortage of storylines surrounding NFL's elite ei…

    Don Banks: No shortage of storylines surrounding NFL's elite eight

    CNNSI.com Jan 9, 2013
    The best weekend of the NFL season is just ahead, with the league's elite eight colliding in a burst of divisional-round playoff football. Here are eight of the best storylines that provide a backdrop for the action to come:
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  • Mike Ditka thinks next Bears coach could be ‘special’

    Mike Ditka thinks next Bears coach could be ‘special’

    suntimes.com Jan 9, 2013
    SEAN JENSEN: Mike Ditka is sensitive to the stigma that special-teams coordinators aren’t equipped to be head coaches. Before he was Da Coach, he was Da Coordinator.
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  • Brilliant Move: Colin Kaepernick, like his coach, shows uncanny…

    Brilliant Move: Colin Kaepernick, like his coach, shows uncanny i…

    CNNSI.com Jan 9, 2013
    Colin Kaepernick, like his coach, shows uncanny intangibles. Plus, he brings long-term comfort to the franchise, making Jim Harbaugh look ingenius, writes Michael Rosenberg.
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  • Video - Cutler Mailbag: Cutler Talks Bears' Coaching Candidates 03:32

    Cutler Mailbag: Cutler Talks Bears' Coaching Candidates

    Jan 9
    Bears QB Jay Cutler talks to ESPN Chicago's Waddle & Silvy about some of the head-coaching candidates who are vying to replace Lovie Smith.
  • Video - Cutler Mailbag: Cutler On Lovie Smith's Firing 03:13

    Cutler Mailbag: Cutler On Lovie Smith's Firing

    Jan 9
    Bears QB Jay Cutler talks to ESPN Chicago's Waddle & Silvy about the feelings in the locker room when Lovie Smith was fired and why Cutler wants Devin Hester back next season.
  • Video - No Players Elected To Hall Of Fame 06:47

    No Players Elected To Hall Of Fame

    Jan 9
    Tim Kurkjian, Buster Olney, Howard Bryant and Pedro Gomez react to the news that Baseball Hall of Fame voters didn't elect any candidates for induction into the Hall.

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  • Don Banks: No shortage of storylines surrounding NFL's elite eight

    Jan 9
    The best weekend of the NFL season is just ahead, with the league's elite eight colliding in a burst of divisional-round playoff football. Here are eight of the best storylines that provide a backdrop for the action to come:
  • Sports Guy Time Machine: Baseball HOF Revisited

    Jan 9
    Here's a column I wrote about the Baseball Hall of Fame in January 2007 for ESPN The Magazine, back when I still cared who made it. Six years later, I...