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Bears make Tucker new DC, add two others

Bears make Tucker new DC, add two others

Chicago continued its frenetic pace of adding to the coaching staff, and is finalizing a deal to bring in former Jacksonville Jaguars defensive coordinator Mel Tucker for the same position with the Bears, according to NFL sources.
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  • Gene Frenette: Gus Bradley has personality, makeup to rebuild t…

    Gene Frenette: Gus Bradley has personality, makeup to rebuild the Jaguars

    jacksonville.com Jan 18, 2013
    From all the first impressions to be gleaned about new Jaguars coach Gus Bradley, one that could bode well for this team's recovery from the abyss of 2-14 is his inspirational-type personality. It's no guarantee of success, but in this franchise's rebui…
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  • Interactive group's audibles on new Jaguars coach

    Interactive group's audibles on new Jaguars coach

    jacksonville.com Jan 18, 2013
    THE FANS SPEAK OUT Members of the Times-Union/Jacksonville.com’s Email Interactive Group like to play Monday morning quarterback. Here is a representative sampling of responses we received when we asked their thoughts on new Jaguars coach Gus Bradley an
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  • As other teams embraced offensive coaching trend, Jaguars went …

    As other teams embraced offensive coaching trend, Jaguars went their own way

    jacksonville.com Jan 18, 2013
    This was not a good time to be a defensive coordinator looking for a head coaching job in the NFL. The offensive coordinators were the hot candidates this year. Jaguars general manager Dave Caldwell went against the grain when he hired Seattle Seahawks …
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  • Watch: Gus Bradley, Jags new coach

    Watch: Gus Bradley, Jags new coach

    Jaguars owner Shad Khan and GM Dave Caldwell introduced their selection for the new head coach, former Seattle Seahawk defensive coordinator Gus Bradley.
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  • Jaguars press conference wrap-up

    Jaguars press conference wrap-up

    jacksonville.com Jan 18, 2013
    The Jaguars unveiled coach Gus Bradley to the media today at EverBank Field. Here are some of the highlights from the press conference and in chats with Bradley and general manager Dave Caldwell afterward: *Bradley and Caldwell think they had met once b…
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  • N.F.L. Coaching Carousel Stops: Who Won?

    N.F.L. Coaching Carousel Stops: Who Won?

    nytimes.com Jan 18, 2013
    Eight N.F.L. teams hired coaches in the past few weeks. Not a single hire was African-American.
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  • Khan warns Jaguars fans to not be “delusional”

    Khan warns Jaguars fans to not be “delusional”

    profootballtalk.com Jan 18, 2013
    If you’re ever going to be optimistic as an NFL owner, the day to be optimistic is the day you hire a new coach. The inherent implication when you make a change is that things can only get better, but Jaguars owner Shad Khan said during Gus Bradley’s
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  • Bradley-Caldwell duo about energy, passion

    Bradley-Caldwell duo about energy, passion

    ESPN.com Jan 18, 2013
    The tendency in the NFL with hires is to get guys who are largely the opposite of the people they are replacing. Departed Jaguars general manager Gene Smith and coach Mike Mularkey were low-key guys. Replacements David Caldwell and Gus Bradley are high-…
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  • Greg Roman shrugs off lack of head coach interviews

    Greg Roman shrugs off lack of head coach interviews

    profootballtalk.com Jan 18, 2013
    Even before the Jaguars hired David Caldwell as general manager, many thought he’d take his former college roommate Greg Roman with him as head coach. That opportunity never came, as the Jaguars hired Gus Bradley, but Roman shrugged off the suggestion.
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  • Gene Frenette: Jaguars hop on the Gus bus, don't need to discus…

    Gene Frenette: Jaguars hop on the Gus bus, don't need to discuss much

    jacksonville.com Jan 18, 2013
    A week ago, Shad Khan talked about what he was searching for in a general manager to run the personnel side of the Jaguars' operation. The team owner said he wanted to identify some of the NFL's "rising stars" before they ascend to stardom. Kh…
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  • Video - Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Gus Bradley: 'There's something special about Jacksonville' 04:18

    Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Gus Bradley: 'There's something special about Jacksonville'

    Jan 18
    New Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Gus Bradley discusses how he plans to turn around the Jaguars and his plans for the team's quarterback situation.
  • Video - Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Gus Bradley: 'There's something special about Jacksonville' 04:18

    Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Gus Bradley: 'There's something special about Jacksonville'

    Jan 18
    New Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Gus Bradley discusses how he plans to turn around the Jaguars and his plans for the team's quarterback situation.
  • Video - Gus Bradley vows to 'bring some enthusiasm to Jacksonville' 03:57

    Gus Bradley vows to 'bring some enthusiasm to Jacksonville'

    Jan 18
    New Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Gus Bradley explains why taking the job was a "no brainer" at his introductory press conference.
  • Video - Gus Bradley vows to 'bring some enthusiasm to Jacksonville' 03:57

    Gus Bradley vows to 'bring some enthusiasm to Jacksonville'

    Jan 18
    New Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Gus Bradley explains why taking the job was a "no brainer" at his introductory press conference.

Sports Columnists

  • Kerry J. Byrne: Changes on offense fueling Ravens, Niners in playoffs

    Jan 18
    The Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers each made major and even controversial decisions on offense this year.
  • Chadiha: Progress for minority coaches stalls

    Jan 18
    The Rooney Rule helped, but the NFL needs another push on hiring minority coaches.
  • Peter King: Ravens owe consistent success to 'other' Harbaugh

    Jan 18
    ATLANTA -- I'll be spending the weekend covering the NFC Championship Game, but before I get too heavy into Niners-Falcons, I wanted to write about the most under-appreciated single person of the NFL weekend: John Harbaugh.
  • Don Banks: History not on Ravens' side as they try to get revenge on Patri…

    Jan 18
    The Baltimore Ravens have worked hard and admirably persevered through multiple challenges this season to get back to the same position they were in last year: playing at New England in the AFC Championship game. But history says the chances of the outc…