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Sources: Kelly meets Browns, continues tour

Sources: Kelly meets Browns, continues tour

ESPN.com yahoo.com Updated Jan 4, 2013
Oregon coach Chip Kelly and the Cleveland Browns wrapped up seven hours of meetings Friday that were characterized as "very positive," though Kelly will proceed to interview with the Bills and the Eagles, sources said.
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  • Cardinals continue coach, G.M. search

    Cardinals continue coach, G.M. search

    profootballtalk.com Jan 4, 2013
    With Andy Reid never even going to Arizona for an interview, the Cardinals’ search for a coach and a G.M. continues. Team P.R. guru Mark Dalton announced Friday night via Twitter that the team interviewed Redskins executive Morocco Brown in D.C. on Frid
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  • Kedric Golston says Richard Sherman is a “cheater”

    Kedric Golston says Richard Sherman is a “cheater”

    profootballtalk.com Jan 4, 2013
    As if there weren’t enough story lines to sustain Sunday’s game between the Seahawks and the Redskins, a new angle has been added on Friday, courtesy of Washington defensive lineman Kedric Golston. As linebacker Lorenzo Alexander was being asked wheth
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  • Jets begin GM search | Rex's tattoo creates buzz

    Jets begin GM search | Rex's tattoo creates buzz

    CNNSI.com Jan 4, 2013
    The New York Jets have begun their search for Mike Tannenbaum's replacement.
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  • Reid takes Chiefs' coaching job | History not kind

    Reid takes Chiefs' coaching job | History not kind

    Andy Reid pulled up to Arrowhead Stadium in a black SUV on Friday, stepped out of it wearing a dark suit and red tie, and walked briskly toward the doors of the Kansas City Chiefs' home.
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  • Eagles set to interview Bruce Arians, Gus Bradley

    Eagles set to interview Bruce Arians, Gus Bradley

    The Philadelphia Eagles will interview Colts offensive coordinator Bruce Arians and Seahawks defensive coordinator Gus Bradley for their coaching vacancy.
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  • Seahawks give Browner start against Redskins

    Seahawks give Browner start against Redskins

    ESPN.com Jan 4, 2013
    Cornerback Brandon Browner is expected to start for the Seattle Seahawks in the playoff opener Sunday at Washington despite just returning this week from his four-game suspension.
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  • Giants will stay home for training camp in 2013

    Giants will stay home for training camp in 2013

    The New York Giants will not be going back to Albany and will instead hold their 2013 training camp at their Timex Performance Center.
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  • Redskins activate Cedric Griffin after suspension

    Redskins activate Cedric Griffin after suspension

    profootballtalk.com Jan 4, 2013
    The Redskins will have cornerback Cedric Griffin back in the lineup when they face the Seahawks in Sunday’s playoff game. The team announced Friday that they removed Griffin from the exempt list he was on while serving a four-game suspension and placed
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  • Wild-Card Preview: Defense, not rookie quarterbacks, will decid…

    Wild-Card Preview: Defense, not rookie quarterbacks, will decide Seahawks-Redskins game

    yahoo.com Jan 4, 2013
    Unless you're firmly in Andrew Luck's corner when it comes to the NFL's Offensive Rookie of the Year nomination -- and there's certainly some weight to that argument -- the wild-card battle between the Washington Redskins and Seattle Seahawks presents p…
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  • A Season Of Miracles In Washington: The Redskins Reappear, And …

    A Season Of Miracles In Washington: The Redskins Reappear, And The Owner Vanishes

    deadspin.com Jan 4, 2013
    Dan Snyder didn't even show up to his team's annual turkey giveaway before Thanksgiving. Somebody clearly told Snyder, the Redskins' unbeloved owner, that he couldn't win until his team won. And dang if he didn't listen. And dang if the team didn't win.…
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  • Jaguars' assistants allowed to pursue other jobs

    Jaguars' assistants allowed to pursue other jobs

    CNNSI.com Jan 4, 2013
    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Jacksonville Jaguars assistant coaches are no longer in limbo.
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  • PFT on NBC Sports Network: DeAngelo Hall, Wild Card weekend pre…

    PFT on NBC Sports Network: DeAngelo Hall, Wild Card weekend preview

    profootballtalk.com Jan 4, 2013
    The Redskins make their return to playoff action on Sunday and cornerback DeAngelo Hall will join Erik Kuselias to talk about the game against the Seahawks on Friday’s edition of Pro Football Talk on NBC Sports Network. Hall had an up-and-down regular s
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  • Redskins and the rewards of perseverance

    Redskins and the rewards of perseverance

    ESPN.com Jan 4, 2013
    ASHBURN, Va. -- At the age of 37, not having seen the Super Bowl since his fourth season, veteran linebacker London Fletcher signed a two-year deal to return to the Washington Redskins. He had spent the previous five years with the Redskins, who had a c…
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  • Broncos offensive coordinator Mike McCoy will apparently have a…

    Broncos offensive coordinator Mike McCoy will apparently have a busy weekend

    yahoo.com Jan 4, 2013
    The New Year began with seven head coaching vacancies. One of those positions has been filled, as former Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid has reached an agreement with the Kansas City Chiefs. The news of Reid's agreement came as no surprise as h…
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  • Washington fan commemorates her beloved Redskins on her very lo…

    Washington fan commemorates her beloved Redskins on her very long fingernails

    yahoo.com Jan 4, 2013
    We're well on the way to establishing that the Washington Redskins have the most off-center fanbase in NFL football. First there was the loon diving into his Christmas tree to celebrate the win over the Cowboys, and now, well, this: Meet Pepper Cox, a D…
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  • Final Word: Seahawks at Redskins

    Final Word: Seahawks at Redskins

    ESPN.com Jan 4, 2013
    Five nuggets of knowledge about Sunday's Seahawks-Redskins wild-card playoff game at FedEx Field: Fresh faces: Robert Griffin III of the Washington Redskins and Russell Wilson of the Seattle Seahawks are two of the three rookie quarterbacks starting for…
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  • Pioli out as Chiefs general manager after 4 years

    Pioli out as Chiefs general manager after 4 years

    CNNSI.com yahoo.com Jan 4, 2013
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Scott Pioli is out as general manager of the Kansas City Chiefs, who have been negotiating the past two days with Andy Reid to become their next coach.
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  • ESPNDallas: Ranking the Cowboys

    ESPNDallas: Ranking the Cowboys

    ESPN.com Jan 4, 2013
    Our friend Calvin Watkins over at ESPNDallas.com has ranked everyone on the Dallas Cowboys' roster, 1 through 65, based on their performance this season. He's got it all in a neat photo gallery you can check out here. Calvin ranks DeMarcus Ware No. 1, w…
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  • Middle Men: Despite an influx of playoff rookies at quarterba……

    Middle Men: Despite an influx of playoff rookies at quarterba…

    CNNSI.com Jan 4, 2013
    Despite an influx of playoff rookies at quarterback, the story of Wild Card Weekend will be told by the men under center and those assigned to stop them, writes Peter King.
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  • Jerry Brown’s alcohol level was below legal limit

    Jerry Brown’s alcohol level was below legal limit

    profootballtalk.com Jan 4, 2013
    It’s no surprise that Cowboys linebacker Jerry Brown, who died last month while riding in a car driven by Cowboys nose tackle Josh Brent (pictured), had alcohol in his system at the time of the crash. It’s definitely a surprise that an autopsy reveale
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  • Jeremiah Trotter: “Andy Reid got out-coached in a lot of games”…

    Jeremiah Trotter: “Andy Reid got out-coached in a lot of games”

    profootballtalk.com Jan 4, 2013
    Jeremiah Trotter played a total of seven seasons for Andy Reid in three different stints with the Eagles. And he thinks he lost a lot of games because Reid got out-coached. “If it came down to both teams were even, talent-wise, I think the opponent’s
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  • Tom Coughlin, Chip Kelly and 'Moneyball' Football

    Tom Coughlin, Chip Kelly and 'Moneyball' Football

    nytimes.com Jan 4, 2013
    Some of what we're reading this morning: The agony of the Giants' coach, possible landing spots for Oregon's coach and the value of statistical analysis in football.
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  • Breakfast links: Live with Michael and JPP

    Breakfast links: Live with Michael and JPP

    ESPN.com Jan 4, 2013
    Washington Redskins Jim Haslett has seen a striking turnaround this season in the way he's perceived by Redskins fans -- even the most famous ones. The Redskins do not know if they'll have left guard Kory Lichtensteiger for Sunday's playoff game against…
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  • Coin toss skirmish still on minds of Redskins, Seahawks

    Coin toss skirmish still on minds of Redskins, Seahawks

    profootballtalk.com Jan 4, 2013
    The last time the Seattle Seahawks and Washington Redskins squared off, the two teams nearly came to blows before the coin toss even took place. The Redskins traveled to take on the Seahawks last November in a game that featured Rex Grossman and Tarvari…
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  • Video - NFL Kickoff OT: Wild Card Weekend 04:55

    NFL Kickoff OT: Wild Card Weekend

    Jan 4
    NFL Live OT previews this weekends' NFL playoff games.
  • Video - Wild Card Weekend: Washington Redskins RB Alfred Morris vs. Seattle Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch 02:16

    Wild Card Weekend: Washington Redskins RB Alfred Morris vs. Seattle Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch

    Jan 4
    Who is more valuable on offense, Seattle Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch or Washington Redskins RB Alfred Morris? Marshall Faulk and Scott Hanson debate.
  • Video - Washington Redskins Alfred Morris: 'I never met the rookie wall' 04:54

    Washington Redskins Alfred Morris: 'I never met the rookie wall'

    Jan 4
    Washington Redskins RB Alfred Morris joins "Around the League" to talk about his successful rookie campaign and previews the Redskins battle with the Seahawks on Wild Card Weekend.
  • Video - 2012: Best of Washington Redskins running back Alfred Morris 02:21

    2012: Best of Washington Redskins running back Alfred Morris

    Jan 4
    Take a look at the impressive rookie season of Washington Redskins running back Alfred Morris, whose 1,613 rushing yards set a Redskins franchise single-season record.

Sports Columnists

  • Georgia Bulldogs' Jarvis Jones declares for NFL draft

    Jan 4
    All-American linebacker Jarvis Jones of Georgia will enter the NFL draft.
  • Don Banks: Kansas City gets its man, but history says Reid may not win big

    Jan 4
    The Kansas City Chiefs on Friday completed their whirlwind pursuit of Andy Reid and hired him as their next head coach, making the big, bold headline move in large part because they were drawn by his long NFL track record and history of winning in Phila…
  • LSU Tigers' All-American Eric Reid also bolting for NFL draft

    Jan 4
    LSU All-American safety Eric Reid has decided to enter the NFL draft and forgo his senior season, he announced Friday through a school news release.
  • Peter King: Quarterback play crucial in uncertain Wild Card round

    Jan 4
    Minnesota cornerback Antoine Winfield and Baltimore quarterback Joe Flacco are two of the major difference-makers on Wild Card weekend in this 93rd NFL season, if you accept these premises: