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Report:  Saints plan to hire Rob Ryan

Report: Saints plan to hire Rob Ryan

profootballtalk.com Updated Feb 5, 2013
The Sons of Anarchy are coming to Bourbon Street. Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that the Saints plan to hire Rob Ryan to be the team’s next defensive coordinator. Ryan, who notoriously boasted he’d have a new job in “like five minutes” after being
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  • Report: Saints to interview ex-Cowboys Rob Ryan and Todd Granth…

    Report: Saints to interview ex-Cowboys Rob Ryan and Todd Grantham for defensive coordinator job

    dallasnews.com Feb 5, 2013
    comments ()New Orleans Times-Picayune Saints beat writer Larry Holder tweets that New Orleans will  interview two former Cowboys staff members — Rob Ryan and Todd Grantham — for its defensive coordinator position. Holder reports that the Saints will
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  • Three of Forbes’ 10 most disliked athletes in America have Texa…

    Three of Forbes’ 10 most disliked athletes in America have Texas ties, and one’s a Cowboy

    dallasnews.com Feb 5, 2013
    Forbes magazine has released its 2013 list of the most disliked athletes in America, and the Lone Star State figures promimently. In the top spot (or is it the bottom spot?) is disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong. Former Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o,
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  • Rangers going into spring expecting Cruz in RF

    Rangers going into spring expecting Cruz in RF

    CNNSI.com Feb 5, 2013
    The Texas Rangers will go to spring training with the expectation that Nelson Cruz will be their right fielder.
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  • Cowboys promote Wes Phillips to tight ends coach

    Cowboys promote Wes Phillips to tight ends coach

    profootballtalk.com Feb 5, 2013
    Having a member of the family as the current or former head coach of the Cowboys appears to be a prerequisite for coaching the team’s tight ends. The team announced Tuesday that Wes Phillips has been promoted to the tight ends coaching job after spendin
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  • Mavs' Kaman on NBA concussion test: Stupid

    Mavs' Kaman on NBA concussion test: Stupid

    ESPN.com Feb 5, 2013
    Dallas Mavericks center Chris Kaman, who hasn't been cleared to practice and won't until he passes the NBA-mandated test for players who sustain concussions, had some choice words Tuesday for the league's protocol.
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  • Deion Sanders: ‘I don’t buy’ all the former players suing the N…

    Deion Sanders: ‘I don’t buy’ all the former players suing the NFL over concussions

    dallasnews.com Feb 5, 2013
    Seemingly never short on bold opinions, Deion Sanders delivered one over the weekend. During a Super Bowl pregame show on the NFL Network the Pro Football Hall of Famer and former Dallas Cowboys cornerback made the claim that concussions aren’t as signi
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  • Rangers' Profar not in WBC, out to make roster

    Rangers' Profar not in WBC, out to make roster

    ESPN.com MLB.com Feb 5, 2013
    Texas Rangers infielder Jurickson Profar, baseball's No. 1-ranked prospect, according to ESPN.com's Keith Law, has informed the club that he will not participate in the World Baseball Classic.
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  • Breaking Down the ‘Boys: Is Florida DT Sharrif Floyd a possibil…

    Breaking Down the ‘Boys: Is Florida DT Sharrif Floyd a possibility for the Cowboys?

    dallasnews.com Feb 5, 2013
    Jonathan Bales is a special contributor to SportsDayDFW.com. He’s the founder of The DC Times and writes for DallasCowboys.com and the New York Times. He’s also the author of 
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  • If Jerry Jones believes in Jason Garrett, he should give him a …

    If Jerry Jones believes in Jason Garrett, he should give him a contract extension

    dallasnews.com Feb 5, 2013
    Forty-nine years ago today, Clint Murchison Jr. proved how much faith he had in a Dallas Cowboys head coach despite a poor overall record. The Cowboys owner gave Tom Landry, who had posted a 9-38-3 record during the previous four seasons, a 10-year cont…
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  • Retired NFL Players Are Depressed And Don't Even Know It: Study

    Retired NFL Players Are Depressed And Don't Even Know It: Study

    deadspin.com Feb 5, 2013
    The most striking aspects of the new head-trauma study of former NFL players published in JAMA Neurology are not the formal findings per se. In many ways, those merely quantify and validate suspicions that even casual fans likely hold. The rub is that 4…
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  • Cowboys OC Bill Callahan said in mid-October: ‘I got nothing bu…

    Cowboys OC Bill Callahan said in mid-October: ‘I got nothing but immense respect for coach and his ability to call plays’

    dallasnews.com Feb 5, 2013
    All indications point to Cowboys offensive coordinator Bill Callahan taking over the team’s offensive play-calling duties next season. Cowboys coach Jason Garrett, who has called the Cowboys’ offensive plays since 2007, has a lot of respect for Callah
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  • Former Cy Young winner Webb decides to retire

    Former Cy Young winner Webb decides to retire

    CNNSI.com Feb 5, 2013
    Brandon Webb, who won the NL Cy Young Award in 2006 and was one of the top pitchers in baseball before being beset by arm injuries, is retiring.
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