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Rob Ryan's Saints defense could decide Rex Ryan's future with N…

Rob Ryan's Saints defense could decide Rex Ryan's future with NY Jets

nydailynews.com Updated Nov 2, 2013
It’s the Ryan Bowl III and this much is clear about Buddy’s twin boys: Rex is a better coach but Rob has a much easier job Sunday.
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  • Patriots put Tommy Kelly on injured reserve

    Patriots put Tommy Kelly on injured reserve

    The Patriots put defensive tackle Tommy Kelly on injured reserve on Saturday, the club said. To replace Kelly on the roster, the Patriots promoted rookie offensive lineman Josh Kline from the practice squad. Kline was on the Patriots’ Week One roster bu…
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  • Saints linebacker Vilma activated from IR

    Saints linebacker Vilma activated from IR

    ESPN.com Nov 2, 2013
    The New Orleans Saints activated linebacker Jonathan Vilma from the short-term injured reserve list Saturday, making him eligible to play for the first time this season Sunday against the New York Jets.
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  • Marvin Lewis defends his decision to punt in overtime

    Marvin Lewis defends his decision to punt in overtime

    profootballtalk.com Nov 2, 2013
    In overtime on Thursday night, the Bengals faced a fourth down at the Dolphins’ 39-yard line, and coach Marvin Lewis had a decision: Send out kicker Mike Nugent to try to win the game with a 57-yard field goal, or punt? Lewis opted to punt. The Bengals,…
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  • The downfall of the 2011 Jets: An excerpt from Nicholas Dawidof…

    The downfall of the 2011 Jets: An excerpt from Nicholas Dawidoff's Collision Low Crossers, his new N

    deadspin.com Nov 2, 2013
    The downfall of the 2011 Jets: An excerpt from Nicholas Dawidoff's Collision Low Crossers, his new NFL book, chronicles Rex Ryan and the Jets losing two games in four days to the Patriots and Broncos. You will read every Ryan quote in his voice. [Men's …
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  • Despite 49-9 loss, Woody Johnson sees Jets “improving rapidly”

    Despite 49-9 loss, Woody Johnson sees Jets “improving rapidly”

    profootballtalk.com Nov 2, 2013
    The Jets are coming off their worst game of the season, a 49-9 loss to the Bengals in which Geno Smith was benched after his second pick-six and the defense allowed Marvin Jones to score four touchdowns. But Jets owner Woody Johnson isn’t discouraged. I…
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  • With Saints, Affable Ryan Is Locked in a Big Easy Bear Hug

    With Saints, Affable Ryan Is Locked in a Big Easy Bear Hug

    nytimes.com Nov 2, 2013
    Rob Ryan, the Saints’ defensive coordinator, endears himself to New Orleans’ residents by being an everyman.
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  • Pace’s Influence Grows as His Playing Time on Jets’ Defense Dec…

    Pace’s Influence Grows as His Playing Time on Jets’ Defense Declines

    nytimes.com Nov 2, 2013
    Calvin Pace, in his 11th season, has adapted to diminished playing time at outside linebacker while remaining a stabilizing force, a player Coach Rex Ryan likened to glue.
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  • Saturday morning one-liners

    Saturday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Nov 2, 2013
    Will the Dolphins’ overtime win over the 6-2 Bengals ease some of the locker-room dysfunction? Bills offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett blames 15 of the 28 sacks allowed on the quarterback. The injury to Sebastian Vollmer gives RT Marcus Cannon a c…
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  • Packers are fine being cheerleading prudes

    Packers are fine being cheerleading prudes

    profootballtalk.com Nov 2, 2013
    In a week in the Dolphins were red-faced because their cheerleader website showed more skin than normal, the Packers remain decidedly chaste. Bob McGinn of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel took an in-depth look at the reasons the Packers remain one of six…
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  • Ratliff keeps making the rounds

    Ratliff keeps making the rounds

    profootballtalk.com Nov 2, 2013
    As the Cowboys consider giving Jay Ratliff the Judge Wapner treatment, Ratliff remains on the lookout for a new job. Adam Caplan reports that Ratliff has visited the Dolphins. The Miami look-see comes after visits with the Bears and Chiefs. In Miami and…
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