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Source: Bisaccia to interview for Browns' job

Source: Bisaccia to interview for Browns' job

ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Updated Jan 16, 2014
Dallas Cowboys special teams coach Rich Bisaccia will interview for the Cleveland Browns' vacancy, according to a source.
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  • Colts GM: No regret over Richardson trade

    Colts GM: No regret over Richardson trade

    ESPN.com Jan 16, 2014
    Trent Richardson's numbers this season did not validate the Indianapolis Colts giving up a first-round pick to acquire him from the Cleveland Browns in September 2013.
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  • Guenther stayed in Cincy for family, players

    Guenther stayed in Cincy for family, players

    ESPN.com Jan 16, 2014
    CINCINNATI -- As Jay Gruden and Mike Zimmer began filling out their new staffs in Washington and Minnesota, respectively, the former Cincinnati Bengals coordinators tried their best to sway one of their good friends to join them. The two were going thro…
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  • Rooney wants Polamalu to retire as Steeler

    Rooney wants Polamalu to retire as Steeler

    More change is coming to a Pittsburgh Steelers defense that declined in 2013, but the turnover apparently won't include the player who has been the face of it for the last decade.
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  • Browns aware of WR's controversial photos

    Browns aware of WR's controversial photos

    The Cleveland Browns say they will look into controversial photos that were posted Thursday on wide receiver Davone Bess' Twitter account.
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  • PFT Live: Talking Browns with Mary Kay Cabot, Conference champi…

    PFT Live: Talking Browns with Mary Kay Cabot, Conference championship picks

    profootballtalk.com Jan 16, 2014
    We’re getting closer to finding out who will be in the Super Bowl and even closer to finding out who Mike Florio and Michael David Smith think will be going to the Super Bowl. They’ll be making their picks for this weekend’s games and explaining why the…
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  • NFLN survey/respected player: Bengals

    NFLN survey/respected player: Bengals

    ESPN.com Jan 16, 2014
    CINCINNATI -- Four Cincinnati Bengals have earned a measure of respect by their peers, according to an anonymous, player's only survey conducted by ESPN's 32 NFL Nation team reporters during the regular season. As part of a broader survey that posed a s…
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  • NFLN Survey/franchise player: Bengals

    NFLN Survey/franchise player: Bengals

    ESPN.com Jan 16, 2014
    Maybe it's their overwhelming youth. Or maybe it's the fact their franchise hasn't won a playoff game since many of them were just coming out of diapers. It also could be the comparatively small media market they call home. Regardless what it's chalked …
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  • Thursday morning one-liners

    Thursday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Jan 16, 2014
    The Bills have two vacancies on their coaching staff, and that’s if defensive coordinator Mike Pettine doesn’t end up with the Browns job. The wife of Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill forgot to take her rifle out of a rental car she turned in. Patriots TE Mic…
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  • Steelers could cut preseason ticket prices, maybe this year

    Steelers could cut preseason ticket prices, maybe this year

    profootballtalk.com Jan 16, 2014
    As much as the league struggles with how to balance the need for preseason games for team selection and preparation, fans have been struggling with having to pay full fare for a substandard product. But Steelers president Art Rooney II said Wednesday th…
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  • Dallas Clark doesn’t know if he’ll play in 2014

    Dallas Clark doesn’t know if he’ll play in 2014

    profootballtalk.com Jan 16, 2014
    When Dallas Clark opened the season with seven catches for 87 yards in the first week, it seemed that the Ravens had found a useful piece to take the place of the injured Dennis Pitta in their passing game. Things didn’t really turn out that way, though…
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  • Video - Inside Out: Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White calls Seattle Seahawks 'frontrunners' 03:13

    Inside Out: Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White calls Seattle Seahawks 'frontrunners'

    Jan 16
    Is Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman the NFL's top trash talker? Atlanta Falcons Roddy White and Baltimore Ravens Terrell Suggs join Dave Dameshek on "Inside Out" for the scoop on the art of trash talk.
  • Video - Roddy White: Seahawks are 'front-runners' 03:13

    Roddy White: Seahawks are 'front-runners'

    Jan 16
    Does Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman have the NFL's biggest mouth? The Atlanta Falcons' Roddy White and Baltimore Ravens' Terrell Suggs join Dave Dameshek on "Inside Out" for the scoop on the art of trash talk.
  • Video - Will Polamalu Retire As A Steeler? 02:36

    Will Polamalu Retire As A Steeler?

    Jan 16
    ESPN NFL Insider Louis Riddick discusses Steelers president Art Rooney II's comments about Troy Polamalu's future with the team.
  • Video - Cowher: We Tried To Steal Signals 03:57

    Cowher: We Tried To Steal Signals

    Jan 16
    Ryan Clark discusses comments made by Bill Cowher that the Steelers tried to steal signals from other teams while he was coach.

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: NFL conference championship picks

    Jan 16
    Way back in early October, somewhat tongue-in-cheek, I declared the suspense of the NFL's 2013 season over after just four weeks and instructed everyone to prepare for a Seattle-Denver Super Bowl in early February. Well whaddya know? We're one step away…
  • 2013 NFL playoffs -- John Clayton's First and Goal championship round

    Jan 16
    Does the playoff format need tweaking? Maybe not, as the NFL's four best teams will all be playing in conference title games, John Clayton writes.