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Cowboys quietly looking for new offensive coordinator

Cowboys quietly looking for new offensive coordinator

profootballtalk.com Updated Jan 17, 2013
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 coordin
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  • Chip Kelly dances around question of final say

    Chip Kelly dances around question of final say

    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 ro
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  • It's time for Jerry Jones to chill out

    It's time for Jerry Jones to chill out

    ESPN.com Jan 17, 2013
    There'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 …
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  • Jeffrey Lurie: Jon Gruden made it clear he won’t coach this yea…

    Jeffrey Lurie: Jon Gruden made it clear he won’t coach this year

    profootballtalk.com Jan 17, 2013
    There 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 told
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  • New OCs: Turner to Browns

    New OCs: Turner to Browns

    CNNSI.com Jan 17, 2013
    CLEVELAND (AP) The Cleveland Browns named Norv Turner their new offensive coordinator on Thursday.
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  • Quirks of the Game: For Coaches, a Tough Road Back to Super Bow…

    Quirks of the Game: For Coaches, a Tough Road Back to Super Bowl

    nytimes.com Jan 17, 2013
    The 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.
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  • Kelly: 'I'm an equal-opportunity scorer'

    Kelly: 'I'm an equal-opportunity scorer'

    ESPN.com Jan 17, 2013
    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…
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  • Marinelli expected to join Kiffin in Dallas

    Marinelli expected to join Kiffin in Dallas

    profootballtalk.com Jan 17, 2013
    New 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…
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  • How much O-line help do the Giants need?

    How much O-line help do the Giants need?

    ESPN.com Jan 17, 2013
    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 …
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  • Jaguars hire Bradley as coach

    Jaguars hire Bradley as coach

    CNNSI.com Jan 17, 2013
    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) The Jacksonville Jaguars hired Seattle defensive coordinator Gus Bradley as head coach Thursday, the latest move in the team's rebuilding project.
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  • Safety: Some names for the Redskins

    Safety: Some names for the Redskins

    ESPN.com Jan 17, 2013
    Safety 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…
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  • NFC East Notes: New Hirings Change Division Dynamics

    NFC East Notes: New Hirings Change Division Dynamics

    giantsfootballblog.com Jan 17, 2013
    Philadelphia: 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 o
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  • Shrine Game Notes: Giants Show Interest in West Pointer

    Shrine Game Notes: Giants Show Interest in West Pointer

    giantsfootballblog.com Jan 17, 2013
    Our 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…
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  • NFL wants nothing to do with proposed Las Vegas stadium

    NFL wants nothing to do with proposed Las Vegas stadium

    profootballtalk.com Jan 17, 2013
    The 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 is
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  • Video - NFL32OT: A New Look For Eagles 02:14

    NFL32OT: A New Look For Eagles

    Jan 17
    Episode 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.
  • Video - Monte Kiffin A Great Hire For Cowboys 03:06

    Monte Kiffin A Great Hire For Cowboys

    Jan 17
    Lomas Brown breaks down the Cowboys' hiring of Monte Kiffin as their defensive coordinator.
  • Video - Chip Kelly Open To All Options 03:11

    Chip Kelly Open To All Options

    Jan 17
    New Eagles head coach Chip Kelly talks to Sal Paolantonio about his plans for the Eagles and his decision to leave Oregon.
  • Video - Chip Kelly on what's next for the Philadelphia Eagles' QB position 03:22

    Chip Kelly on what's next for the Philadelphia Eagles' QB position

    Jan 17
    After 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.

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