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League not concerned about coaches on the field behind the play

League not concerned about coaches on the field behind the play

profootballtalk.com Updated Jan 13
Coaches on the field — and in the white stripe that borders the field — became one of the dominant story lines in 2013, with multiple incidents and fines and the still-possible loss or downgrade of a draft pick for the Steelers. But coaches still contin…
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  • Lions can take decision away from Ravens

    Lions can take decision away from Ravens

    ESPN.com Jan 13
    If Jim Caldwell is hired by the Detroit Lions, it would make life easier for the Baltimore Ravens and their offensive coordinator. The worst-case scenario is Caldwell not getting a head coaching job this offseason. That would lead to a tough decision fo…
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  • Could McFadden fit into Bengals' rotation?

    Could McFadden fit into Bengals' rotation?

    CINCINNATI -- Hue Jackson's "introductory" news conference Friday morning had barely ended before I started getting bombarded with tweets from those curious about the possibility the newly promoted offensive coordinator might want to bring one…
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  • Beachum embraces challenges at left tackle

    Beachum embraces challenges at left tackle

    ESPN.com Jan 13
    PITTSBURGH -- Kelvin Beachum started 11 of the Pittsburgh Steelers' final 12 games at left tackle -- he missed a game because of a knee injury -- and strengthened his grip on the position as the season progressed. Not that Beachum would engage in any ta…
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  • Sources: Munchak to interview with Browns

    Sources: Munchak to interview with Browns

    Former Tennessee Titans coach Mike Munchak will interview Monday for the Cleveland Browns' vacant head coaching job, league sources confirmed to ESPN Senior NFL Insider Chris Mortensen.
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  • Just How It Should Be

    Just How It Should Be

    CNNSI.com Jan 13
    SEATTLE — You scramble to find some championship Sunday that’s setting up exactly like this one: two of the greatest quarterbacks ever meeting for the 15th time (Elway and Marino faced off only three times) on one side of history, a burgeoning Steelers-…
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  • Richardson trade nets 26th pick

    Richardson trade nets 26th pick

    ESPN.com Jan 13
    The end result of the Trent Richardson trade for the Cleveland Browns: the 26th pick in the NFL draft. That’s the final result after the Colts loss to the Patriots in the playoffs. The trade has to be considered a success -- even if Richardson recovers …
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  • Conflicting reports about Rob Chudzinski talking to Browns cand…

    Conflicting reports about Rob Chudzinski talking to Browns candidates

    On Sunday morning, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reported that former Browns head coach Rob Chudzinski has been sharing his thoughts about his experiences dealing with owner Jimmy Haslam, CEO Joe Banner and General Manager Mike Lombardi in Cleveland with …
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  • Wake-up caw: Ravens kicking themselves?

    Wake-up caw: Ravens kicking themselves?

    ESPN.com Jan 13
    Just like last year, there was a Harbaugh on the sidelines reaping the benefits of having Anquan Boldin as a wide receiver in the playoffs. Except Boldin was making the clutch catches for the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday and not the Ravens. And the 49e…
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  • Video - Mike Munchak to interview with Cleveland Browns 02:22

    Mike Munchak to interview with Cleveland Browns

    Jan 13
    NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport has the latest coaching news including the Tennessee Titans' hiring of Ken Whisenhunt and the potential destinations for coaches Mike Munchak and Mike Zimmer.

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  • Wes Welker under pressure to deliver -- 2013 NFL Playoffs

    Jan 13
    After some recent postseason flubs, Denver WR Wes Welker is under pressure to deliver in the AFC Championship Game, writes Jeffri Chadiha.
  • Just How It Should Be

    Jan 13
    SEATTLE — You scramble to find some championship Sunday that’s setting up exactly like this one: two of the greatest quarterbacks ever meeting for the 15th time (Elway and Marino faced off only three times) on one side of history, a burgeoning Steelers-…