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NFC East News and Rumors
Cowboys quietly looking for new offensive coordinator
Over the weekend, ESPN’s Chris Mortensen reported that Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is pushing coach Jason Garrett to give up his play-calling duties. The process continues. Per a league source, the Cowboys are quietly looking for a new offensive coordinUpvote Share Tweet
For 14 years, Eagles coach Andy Reid had final say over the team’s roster. Today, it’s not clear who holds that power. New Eagles coach Chip Kelly was asked whether he has final say on Thursday, and he didn’t answer the question directly. “My roUpvote Share Tweet
It's time for Jerry Jones to chill outThere's a reason so many of the NFL's coaching vacancies got filled this week. Next week is Senior Bowl, and it's time to get down to serious business. Coaches from every team will head to Mobile, Ala., to begin an offseason of evaluations. Some of the …Upvote Share TweetThere was talk this offseason that Jon Gruden could be lured to return to coaching with the Eagles. But Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie says that talk didn’t come from Gruden himself. In fact, Lurie said today that when he reached out to Gruden, Gruden toldUpvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Updated Jan 17, 2013CLEVELAND (AP) The Cleveland Browns named Norv Turner their new offensive coordinator on Thursday.Upvote Share Tweet
Quirks of the Game: For Coaches, a Tough Road Back to Super Bowlnytimes.com Updated Jan 17, 2013The list of coaches who made it - win or lose -- to the Super Bowl with more than one team remains shorter than the similar list in the other sports.Upvote Share Tweet
Kelly: 'I'm an equal-opportunity scorer'You can tell that Chip Kelly has heard all of the chatter and debate about whether "his system" can work in the NFL. At his introductory news conference as coach of the Philadelphia Eagles, Kelly spent a fair amount of time trying to explain t…Upvote Share TweetNew Bears coach Marc Trestman just mentioned that defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli had chosen to leave the team. And Marinelli apparently has a destination in mind. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, Marinelli is expected to go to Dallas t…Upvote Share Tweet
How much O-line help do the Giants need?Over at Big Blue View, Ed Valentine takes a look at the New York Giants' offensive line in an effort to determine how much work they need to do on it for 2013. Ed concludes that the Giants need to address right tackle, could stand to add depth at guard …Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Updated Jan 17, 2013JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) The Jacksonville Jaguars hired Seattle defensive coordinator Gus Bradley as head coach Thursday, the latest move in the team's rebuilding project.Upvote Share Tweet
Safety: Some names for the RedskinsSafety is a significant position of need this offseason for the Washington Redskins, who lost one projected starter (Tanard Jackson) to a drug suspension in late August and another (Brandon Meriweather) to recurring knee injuries. Assuming he comes back…Upvote Share Tweet
NFC East Notes: New Hirings Change Division Dynamicsgiantsfootballblog.com Updated Jan 17, 2013Philadelphia: Eagles’ players charged up over Kelly hiring…. “I’m excited No. 1,” tight end Brent Celek told CSN’s Derrick Gunn. “I guess I’m a little shocked, just because it was first reported that he was staying at Oregon, but he’s oUpvote Share Tweet
Shrine Game Notes: Giants Show Interest in West Pointergiantsfootballblog.com Updated Jan 17, 2013Our man Jimmy Kempski of Blogging the Beast is down in St. Petersburg this week covering the East-West Shrine Game. You can check out his notes Jimmy is keeping a keen eye on which players the NFC East scouts are focusing on. Wednesday, he did not see t…Upvote Share Tweet
NFL wants nothing to do with proposed Las Vegas stadiumThe city of Las Vegas is exploring the possibility of building a massive new “Mega-Event Center” on the UNLV campus that would rival Cowboys Stadium in regards to its size and excess. The stadium would be able to host a number of major events if it isUpvote Share Tweet
NFL32OT: A New Look For EaglesJan 17Episode 251: Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson discusses looking forward to working with Chip Kelly and his new offense. The NFL32 crew breaks down which defensive player will have the biggest impact in the AFC Championship game.
Monte Kiffin A Great Hire For CowboysJan 17Lomas Brown breaks down the Cowboys' hiring of Monte Kiffin as their defensive coordinator.
Chip Kelly Open To All OptionsJan 17New Eagles head coach Chip Kelly talks to Sal Paolantonio about his plans for the Eagles and his decision to leave Oregon.
Chip Kelly on what's next for the Philadelphia Eagles' QB positionJan 17After Chip Kelly officially is announced as the new Eagles coach, he speaks to the media on what got him to Philadelphia, the team's quarterback situation and evaluting players.
Peter King: NFL Playoffs Conference Championship PicksJan 17Peter King: NFL Playoffs Conference Championship Picks
Peter King: It's time to make room for Joe Flacco in the upper echelon of …Jan 17This story appears in the Jan. 21, 2013 issue of Sports Illustrated. Buy the digital version of the magazine here.