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Gus Bradley due to interview with the Jaguars later this week

Gus Bradley due to interview with the Jaguars later this week

profootballtalk.com Updated Jan 14, 2013
The Eagles will conduct a second interview with Seahawks defensive coordinator Gus Bradley on Tuesday.  And while that’s being interpreted as a sign that the Eagles are closing in on hiring Bradley, Bradley is still making other plans. Albert Breer of
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  • Arians becomes a Bears finalist, too

    Arians becomes a Bears finalist, too

    profootballtalk.com Jan 14, 2013
    Earlier tonight, David Haugh of the Chicago Tribune reported that the Bears have two finalists for their head-coaching job. That number may actually be three. According to Sean Jensen of the Chicago Sun-Times, Colts offensive coordinator Bruce Arians al…
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  • Police: Britt has 'refused' to answer questions

    Police: Britt has 'refused' to answer questions

    Police in Jersey City say they've been trying to contact Tennessee Titans wide receiver and former Rutgers star Kenny Britt to question him about an incident Sunday in which he allegedly drove a friend to the hospital after the man had been stabbed at a…
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  • Tim Tebow’s brother apologizes for gloating over Broncos’ loss

    Tim Tebow’s brother apologizes for gloating over Broncos’ loss

    profootballtalk.com Jan 14, 2013
    Tim Tebow’s big brother is sorry for taking delight in the loss of Tebow’s former team. Peter Tebow went on Twitter immediately after the Broncos’ loss to the Ravens on Saturday and said he was happy to see the Broncos lose. He also took a shot at P
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  • Fox, Elway stand by late kneel-down decision

    Fox, Elway stand by late kneel-down decision

    John Fox would tell Peyton Manning to take the knee again.
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  • Raye gives Grigson an experienced voice

    Raye gives Grigson an experienced voice

    ESPN.com Jan 14, 2013
    Ryan Grigson took a hit when his right hand man in the Indianapolis front office, Tom Telesco, was hired as the general manager of the San Diego Chargers. “Tom will be great in San Diego,” said ESPN analyst Bill Polian, who ran the Colts before Grigso
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  • Were Texans better in 2011 or 2012?

    Were Texans better in 2011 or 2012?

    Were the 2012 Texans better than the 2011 Texans? They won a couple more games, but both seasons ended in the divisional round of the playoffs. “Obviously, we took a step from last year I think, with our young guys stepping up,”’ cornerback Johnatha
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  • AFC South: First-round picks and priorities

    AFC South: First-round picks and priorities

    ESPN.com Jan 14, 2013
    The draft order is set for all but the final four teams in the NFL, and you'll find it below. Here's a quick initial run-through of where our teams will draft and what ranks as their primary needs. Free agency could alter the draft needs, of course. No.…
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  • Texans begin circling wagons around Schaub

    Texans begin circling wagons around Schaub

    Knowing he’s going to be under fire the entire offseason, many of his Texans teammates are rushing to the defense of quarterback Matt Schaub. Which is a prudent course to take, of course, since they’re stuck with him. “Have they ever been in his sho
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  • Belichick: Danny Woodhead could have returned

    Belichick: Danny Woodhead could have returned

    profootballtalk.com Jan 14, 2013
    The injury news on tight end Rob Gronkowski was not good, but the Patriots appear to have dodged a bullet in regard to running back Danny Woodhead. Woodhead injured his thumb early in Sunday’s 41-28 victory over the Texans and did not return to the cont
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  • Jared Cook doesn’t understand Titans coaching changes

    Jared Cook doesn’t understand Titans coaching changes

    profootballtalk.com Jan 14, 2013
    The Titans decided to hold onto head coach Mike Munchak, but they’re parted ways with several assistant coaches since the end of the regular season. That’s not sitting all that well with tight end Jared Cook. Cook is slated to become a free agent come
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  • John Fox: Peyton Manning played well enough for us to win

    John Fox: Peyton Manning played well enough for us to win

    profootballtalk.com Jan 14, 2013
    Broncos coach John Fox says quarterback Peyton Manning does not deserve the blame for Saturday’s loss to the Ravens. The Broncos’ secondary, however, is another story. Fox acknowledged at his season-ending press conference today that it took a major s
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  • Sorting through assistant coach firings

    Sorting through assistant coach firings

    ESPN.com Jan 14, 2013
    We see an assistant coach fired and, if the move comes as a surprise, we tend to see fall guys, scapegoats, victims. While the Jaguars are likely to have close to an entirely new staff under a yet-to-be-determined head coach, and while Marwan Maalouf is…
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  • I Am Legend: 'Youth will be served,' they say. Don't tell that……

    I Am Legend: 'Youth will be served,' they say. Don't tell that…

    CNNSI.com Jan 14, 2013
    'Youth will be served,' they say. Don't tell that to Tom Brady. Surrounded by the future at QB in these playoffs, he won't give up his legacy without a fight, Michael Rosenberg writes.
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  • PFT Live: Patriots talk with Tom Curran, NBC officiating consul…

    PFT Live: Patriots talk with Tom Curran, NBC officiating consultant Jim Daopoulos

    profootballtalk.com Jan 14, 2013
    The Patriots put up an impressive performance against the Texans on Sunday afternoon, allowing them to advance to the AFC Championship Game for the second straight year. They’ll be facing the Ravens next week, just as they did last season, and Tom Curra
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  • Tom Brady isn’t worried about playing without Gronkowski

    Tom Brady isn’t worried about playing without Gronkowski

    profootballtalk.com Jan 14, 2013
    The Patriots advanced to another AFC Championship Game with Sunday’s win over the Texans, but they aren’t going to have tight end Rob Gronkowski against the Ravens. Gronkowski re-injured the left forearm he broke earlier this season and will need to h
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  • Stats of note from Texans-Patriots

    Stats of note from Texans-Patriots

    ESPN.com Jan 14, 2013
    Some developments of note from ESPN Stats & Info out of the Texans' loss to the Patriots on Sunday: Postseason success story: Arian Foster’s 90 rushing yards gave him 515 in his first four playoff games, tied for most in NFL history with Terrell Davis.
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  • J.J. Watt explains the spit-and-stomp routine

    J.J. Watt explains the spit-and-stomp routine

    profootballtalk.com Jan 14, 2013
    During the pre-game lull of storylines, Texans defensive end J.J. Watt spitting and wiping his feet on the Patriots logo was the kind of thing that got a lot of attention. But after his team absorbed a 41-28 loss, Watt said it wasn’t a symbolic gesture,
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  • Ravens’ Ayanbadejo rips Patriots for Spygate, “gimmick” offens…

    Ravens’ Ayanbadejo rips Patriots for Spygate, “gimmick” offense

    profootballtalk.com Jan 14, 2013
    Ravens linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo watched the Patriots beat the Texans, and he wasn’t impressed. Ayanbadejo, whose Ravens will travel to New England on Sunday for the AFC Championship Game, wrote on Twitter during the Patriots-Texans game that he thi
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  • Houston Texans slideshow

    Houston Texans slideshow

    ESPN.com Jan 14, 2013
    Sunday marked my third trip to Foxborough this season. I saw the Patriots score 142 points in one win over the Colts and two over the Texans. No doubt the people and pets in our final slideshow from the 2012 NFL season were disappointed with the final g…
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  • Instead of Tom Brady vs. Peyton Manning in the AFC title game, …

    Instead of Tom Brady vs. Peyton Manning in the AFC title game, the consolation prize is Tom Brady vs. Ray Lewis

    nydailynews.com Jan 14, 2013
    It’s a bit of a letdown that Tom Brady and Peyton Manning won’t battle it out in the AFC Championship Game next week with a chance for Manning to close the gap on Brady on the list of the all-time greats.
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  • Offensive outburst, meeting of legends set up conference finals

    Offensive outburst, meeting of legends set up conference finals

    CNNSI.com Jan 14, 2013
    Disappointed in how the playoffs' started? With offense everywhere and legends making their mark, for good and bad, the divisional round easily made up for it, writes Peter King.
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  • Report: Texans' Posey tears Achilles tendon

    Report: Texans' Posey tears Achilles tendon

    ESPN.com Jan 14, 2013
    Houston Texans wide receiver DeVier Posey suffered a torn Achilles tendon during the team's 41-28 loss to the New England Patriots in an AFC divisional-round game on Sunday, the Houston Chronicle reported.
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  • Video - What went wrong with the Houston Texans? 04:06

    What went wrong with the Houston Texans?

    Jan 14
    John McClain of the Houston Chronicle joins "Around the League" to discuss whether Houston Texans coach Gary Kubiak and quarterback Matt Schaub should go and what caused the Texans to falter in the playoffs.
  • Video - What went wrong with the Houston Texans? 04:06

    What went wrong with the Houston Texans?

    Jan 14
    John McClain of the Houston Chronicle joins "Around the League" to discuss whether Houston Texans coach Gary Kubiak and quarterback Matt Schaub should go and what caused the Texans to falter in the playoffs.

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    Jan 14
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