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Cowboys will let defensive assistants interview elsewhere, but possibly not leave
profootballtalk.com Updated Jan 10, 2013
These are strange times for the remaining members of the Cowboys defensive coaching staff. According to the Dallas Morning News, the club has given the defensive assistants permission to speak to other teams after the firing of Rob Ryan. However, they …Upvote Share Tweet
Brian Kelly rumors about leaving Notre Dame for Philadelphia Eagles would be harsh news in a rough week for Fighting IrishThe mood surrounding Notre Dame’s football program changed dramatically this week. Just five days ago, the top-ranked Irish were confident they were on the verge of their first national championship since 1988. But Alabama splashed cold water on that idUpvote Share TweetCLEVELAND (AP) -- AP source: Cleveland Browns hire Rob Chudzinski as new coach.Upvote Share TweetSANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) -- David Akers is keeping his job as San Francisco's starting kicker. For now, anyway.Upvote Share TweetBengals offensive coordinator Jay Gruden interviewed with the Cardinals Thursday, and said he might be visiting with the Eagles next week. You’ve got to respect the casual approach the younger Gruden has taken to the interview process, after admitting hUpvote Share TweetAccording to Mark Maske at The Washington Post, the NFL Players Association could decide as soon as Friday whether or not to start a formal inquiry into the Washington Redskins' handling of Robert Griffin III's knee injury in Sunday's game. The NFLPA, w…Upvote Share TweetThe Vikings’ unlikely turnaround from 3-13 to 10-6 has resulted in another opportunity for a player to swap a week of wintry Minnesota for sunny Honolulu. Linebacker Chad Greenway will get his second trip to the Pro Bowl, replacing Cowboys linebacker DeUpvote Share TweetThe man the Dallas Cowboys have apparently targeted to be their next defensive coordinator is Monte Kiffin, a man who would be 73 when next season starts, who has 26 years' worth of experience coaching in the NFL and who is known as the pioneer of the &…Upvote Share TweetThe latest knee injury suffered by Redskins Robert Griffin III, as bad as it is for him and his team, could do some good. It could force greater sensitivity to the quality of playing surfaces throughout the NFL. According to USA Today, the NFL Players A…Upvote Share TweetThere have been reports of one of Andy Reid’s former quarterbacks coaches with the Eagles, Brad Childress, joining Reid in Kansas City with the Chiefs. If that happens, it doesn’t look like Childress will be the team’s offensive coordinator becauseUpvote Share Tweet
Going On A Run?: The Pats have lived and died on the pass, but it …The Pats have lived and died on the pass, but it hasn't gotten them far lately. That might change with a dedication to the run unseen since their last Super Bowl, Ben Reiter says.Upvote Share TweetLook, I could be wrong here. Brian Kelly could end up leaving Notre Dame and becoming the next head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles and I'll feel like an idiot. Would absolutely not be the first time. But from here, what this looks like is an attempt b…Upvote Share Tweet
Dual-threat QBs like Robert Griffin III the wave of the future in the NFL, but the thrill may be short-livednydailynews.com Jan 10, 2013There are Giants fans out there — admit it if you're one — who secretly, or maybe not so secretly, are a bit giddy over Robert Griffin III's misfortune. That's human nature, albeit a darker side. But for football fans in general, everybody got screwedUpvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Jan 10, 2013In their search for a new general manager, the New York Jets have interviewed San Francisco 49ers director of player personnel Tom Gamble, New York Giants director of college scouting Marc Ross and current Jets assistant GM Scott Cohen. The Jets were in…Upvote Share TweetLook, I like to needle Dallas Cowboys fans when they insist on the same old complaints about Tony Romo and about Jerry Jones being the GM and the general culture of overreaction and mopey negativity that seems to have enveloped them all. But the truth i…Upvote Share TweetAfter he was fired as the Cowboys’ defensive coordinator, Rob Ryan said injuries were the biggest problem he faced. “When we weren’t short-handed, we were kicking ass,” Ryan said. Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, however, doesn’t remember it that way.Upvote Share Tweetgiantsfootballblog.com Jan 10, 2013It’s down to four teams in the NFC: Atlanta, San Francisco, Green Bay and Seattle. No NFC East team in the final four this year. The Giants have played three of the four finalists this season, They trounced Green Bay and San Francisco and were on the opUpvote Share Tweet
Marcus Vick sentenced to jail time for contempt of courtWhile his brother, Michael, spent most of the year in the headlines for his poor play and the struggles of the Philadelphia Eagles, former Miami Dolphins quarterback Marcus Vick has been in the headlines for his exploits off the field. Those exploits ha…Upvote Share TweetThe Jets are expanding their search for a new general manager, setting up interviews with Miami assistant GM Brian Gaine and Pittsburgh executive Omar Khan.Upvote Share Tweet
Wyoming Falls From The List Of Unbeatens As Boise State Hits Buzzer-Beating Three-Pointer To Win In Laramiedeadspin.com Jan 10, 2013Wyoming's been perhaps the most under-the-radar undefeated team this season-high-flying Larry Nance, Jr. notwithstanding-and came into tonight's home matchup against Boise State with confidence they'd advance their record to 14-0. Of course, this hasUpvote Share Tweet
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