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Saturday one-liners: How long did it take the New York media to bring …Updated Jan 19 Share Tweet
How long did it take the New York media to bring up new offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg’s 2002 decision to kick off in sudden death overtime? Not very. Arkansas QB Tyler Wilson is drawing comparisons to Bills Hall of Famer Jim Kelly. The Dolphi
Share TweetLongtime NFL personnel executive Floyd Reese, who has spent the last four seasons with the New England Patriots as the club's senior football adviser, isn't expected back with the team in 2013, according to sources.
Falcons' stadium opposition signals public shiftUpdated Jan 19 Share TweetATLANTA (AP) -- Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank will watch his team host an NFC championship game for the first time Sunday, and if he gets his way, he'll soon be sitting in the owner's box of a $1 billion retractable-roof stadium downtown.Source: CNNSI.com
Raiders hire Bobby April as special teams coordinatorUpdated Jan 19 Share TweetThe Oakland Raiders announced Saturday evening they have hired Bobby April as special teams coordinator. April is a two-time special teams coach of the year winning the award in 2004 and 2008, both while a member of the Buffalo Bills coaching staff. Apr…
Traveling to FoxboroughUpdated Jan 19 Share TweetIt is championship weekend in the NFL, and the AFC East blog is leaving its sunny Miami headquarters for chilly Foxborough. We will bring you all the latest in Sunday’s AFC title game between the Baltimore Ravens and New England Patriots. These are theShare TweetThe AFC East blog concludes its series this week on ranking team needs. We finally take a look at the reigning division champion New England Patriots, who play in Sunday's AFC Championship Game. No. 1 need: Safety Analysis: The Patriots were 29th agains…
Jets should learn from Dolphins' mistakesUpdated Jan 19 Share TweetRemember last year when the Miami Dolphins continually explained that you don't need top receivers to successfully run a West Coast offense? Well, we all know by now that is false. Look no further than Miami's 26th-ranked passing offense and meager 18 p…
21 Ravens on injury reportUpdated Jan 19 Share TweetThe Patriots are surprisingly healthy for Sunday’s AFC title game, but for the players already on injured reserve (like, you know, “Gonk“). The Ravens are less healthy, but the bulk of their injured players are listed as probable. Cornerback Asa Jac
Could Tim Tebow land in Chicago or Philly?Updated Jan 19 Share TweetLast week in the AFC East blog we questioned Tim Tebow's NFL future. The New York Jets cannot wait to get rid of the polarizing quarterback and the hometown Jacksonville Jaguars want nothing to do with him. But this week things are suddenly looking up f…Share TweetRex Ryan will hire Marty Mornhinweg as his third offensive coordinator in three years, which will put an official end to the farce of Ground and Pound. Nobody likes to heave the ball in the air more than Mornhinweg, who had an even more disappointing se…Source: nydailynews.com