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Hall of Famer Joiner retires after 44-year career

Hall of Famer Joiner retires after 44-year career

ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Updated Jan 22, 2013
Hall of Famer Charlie Joiner has retired from his job as wide receivers coach for the San Diego Chargers.
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  • Pro Bowl: Justin Houston in, Von Miller out

    Pro Bowl: Justin Houston in, Von Miller out

    ESPN.com Jan 22, 2013
    There has been an AFC West switch-out at linebacker for the Pro Bowl. Kansas City's Justin Houston will replace Denver’s Von Miller, who will miss the game with a minor injury. It will not have an effect on his 2013 season. Houston was a third-round pic
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  • Chiefs now have six Pro Bowlers

    Chiefs now have six Pro Bowlers

    profootballtalk.com Jan 22, 2013
    The Kansas City Chiefs won two games in 2012.  They now have three times as many Pro Bowlers. The Chiefs have announced that linebacker Justin Houston has been named to the AFC team, replacing Broncos linebacker Von Miller. Houston, a third-round pick i…
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  • 2002 Raiders coaches will face inevitable questions about Tim B…

    2002 Raiders coaches will face inevitable questions about Tim Brown’s accusations

    More and more Raiders players are chiming in on receiver Tim Brown’s accusation regarding former coach Bill Callahan’s motivation for switching the offensive game plan two days before the start of Super Bowl XXXVII. Eventually, members of the 2002 Rai
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  • Chris Kuper needs another surgery on his leg

    Chris Kuper needs another surgery on his leg

    profootballtalk.com Jan 22, 2013
    Broncos guard Chris Kuper spent all of last offseason recovering from surgery after a nasty left ankle dislocation in the final week of the 2011 season. Kuper didn’t suffer the same injury, but he’s going to be on the rehab track again this year. Kupe
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  • Branden Albert wants to stay in K.C. and at tackle

    Branden Albert wants to stay in K.C. and at tackle

    profootballtalk.com Jan 22, 2013
    Branden Albert is set to become a free agent in March and he said Tuesday that his representatives have spoken to new Chiefs General Manager John Dorsey about staying in Kansas City. Albert told Danny Parkins of 610 Sports in Kansas City that he doesn’t
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  • Charlie Garner agrees with Tim Brown, sort of

    Charlie Garner agrees with Tim Brown, sort of

    profootballtalk.com Jan 22, 2013
    We may need to put together a scorecard of the former Raiders who disagree and who agree with the suggestion by receiver Tim Brown that former coach Bill Callahan deliberately sabotaged Super Bowl XXXVII by changing the game plan two days before kickoff…
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  • Lincoln Kennedy disagrees with Tim Brown, too

    Lincoln Kennedy disagrees with Tim Brown, too

    profootballtalk.com Jan 22, 2013
    We’re still waiting for one or more teammates of former Raiders receiver Tim Brown to corroborate his non-suggestion suggestion that former Raiders coach Bill Callahan “sabotaged” the team in Super Bowl XXXVII by changing the game plan two days befo
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  • Blogger Blitz: Faith in McFadden

    Blogger Blitz: Faith in McFadden

    ESPN.com Jan 22, 2013
    The 2013 season will be vital for Oakland running back Darren McFadden. It is the final year of his contract. If McFadden continues to get hurt and struggle like he did in 2012, Oakland will likely move on. But McFadden can be a top NFL back and if he s…
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  • Romanowski “flabbergasted” by Tim Brown’s claims

    Romanowski “flabbergasted” by Tim Brown’s claims

    profootballtalk.com Jan 22, 2013
    The teammates of former Raiders receiver Tim Brown are starting to speak out regarding his I’m-not-saying-I’m-just-saying-style suggestion that coach Bill Callahan “sabotaged” Super Bowl XXXVII by dramatically changing the game plan two days befor
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  • Wilson says he didn't ask Seahawks for new deal

    Wilson says he didn't ask Seahawks for new deal

    CNNSI.com Jan 22, 2013
    Three items in the news, all non-Harbaugh related, today:
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  • Video - Jerry Rice Backs Tim Brown 04:08

    Jerry Rice Backs Tim Brown

    Jan 22
    Jerry Rice reacts to Tim Brown's claim that coach Bill Callahan "sabotaged" Oakland in Super Bowl XXXVII.
  • Video - Blogger Blitz: Faith In McFadden 00:45

    Blogger Blitz: Faith In McFadden

    Jan 22
    AFC West blogger Bill Williamson thinks the Raiders showed a lot of faith in Darren McFadden with the hire of Greg Olson as their offensive coordinator
  • Video - Tim Brown Blames Super Bowl Loss On Bill Callahan 03:50

    Tim Brown Blames Super Bowl Loss On Bill Callahan

    Jan 22
    Former Raiders RB Zack Crockett discusses Tim Brown's claim that coach Bill Callahan "sabotaged" Oakland in Super Bowl XXXVII.

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Wilson not asking for new deal; more on Payton's reinstatement…

    Jan 22
    Three items in the news, all non-Harbaugh related, today:
  • Don Banks: Super Bowl XLVII: Facts and figures you may not know

    Jan 22
    Stuff you might not know about the San Francisco-Baltimore matchup in Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans, on Feb. 3...