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Tim Brown suggests “sabotage” by Bill Callahan in Super Bowl X…

Tim Brown suggests “sabotage” by Bill Callahan in Super Bowl XXXVII

profootballtalk.com Updated Jan 21, 2013
A decade ago, the Raiders’ fate in Super Bowl XXXVII presumably was sealed by the weekend disappearance of center Barret Robbins.  Hall of Fame finalist Tim Brown believes that the blame for the 48-21 loss to the Buccaneers should go to Oakland’s hea
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  • Chargers fire strength and conditioning staff

    Chargers fire strength and conditioning staff

    profootballtalk.com Jan 21, 2013
    The list of changes to the San Diego Chargers coaching staff continues. According to Michael Gehlken of the San Diego Union-Tribune, the Chargers will not retain strength and conditioning coach Jeff Hurd and assistant strength coach Vernon Stephens. Hea…
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  • Evening AFC West notes

    Evening AFC West notes

    ESPN.com Jan 21, 2013
    Former Miami Dolphins head coach and former New York Jets’ offensive coordinator Tony Sparano is a potential offensive line coaching candidate in Oakland. He interviewed for the same job in Kansas City, but new Chiefs’ coach Andy Reid hired Andy Heck
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  • Pair of Broncos replaces pair of Patriots in Pro Bowl

    Pair of Broncos replaces pair of Patriots in Pro Bowl

    After last night’s AFC title game, Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs told the Patriots to have fun at the Pro Bowl. Two them won’t. Guard Logan Mankins and receiver Wes Welker won’t be going to the Pro Bowl, because they are injured.  They’ll be re
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  • Tony Gonzalez, a special TE to Chiefs fans

    Tony Gonzalez, a special TE to Chiefs fans

    ESPN.com Jan 21, 2013
    Sunday was an important day in Kansas City Chiefs' history even though it’s been three weeks since the team last played. Atlanta’s loss to San Francisco in the NFC Championship Game likely meant the end of tight end Tony Gonzalez's career because he h
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  • Could Chargers target Larry Fitzgerald?

    Could Chargers target Larry Fitzgerald?

    ESPN.com Jan 21, 2013
    I’ve been asked often in the past few days whether the San Diego Chargers could target Arizona receiver Larry Fitzgerald in a trade. I get the reasoning. Fitzgerald is tied to new San Diego offensive coordinator Ken Whisenhunt. He was Fitzgerald’s lon
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  • Two compelling championship games produced the Harbaugh Bowl

    Two compelling championship games produced the Harbaugh Bowl

    CNNSI.com Jan 21, 2013
    The battle of brothers in Super Bowl XLVII is a great story, but don't overlook the ascent of Joe Flacco. It's his time, Peter King writes as he wraps the conference title games.
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  • Peter King: Two compelling championship games produced HarBowl

    Peter King: Two compelling championship games produced HarBowl

    CNNSI.com Jan 21, 2013
    ATLANTA -- The Niners are back. Hard to believe it's been 18 years since Steve Young threw six touchdown passes to shred the Chargers, then mimed having a monkey on his back while begging Harris Barton to rip it off, only to throw up a Gatorade/cookie m…
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  • Clayton's mailbag: Diversity efforts need refining

    Jan 21
    The Rooney Rule is nice in theory, but the NFL's diversity efforts must evolve. Plus, reader questions.
  • Peter King: Two compelling championship games produced HarBowl

    Jan 21
    ATLANTA -- The Niners are back. Hard to believe it's been 18 years since Steve Young threw six touchdown passes to shred the Chargers, then mimed having a monkey on his back while begging Harris Barton to rip it off, only to throw up a Gatorade/cookie m…