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NFC East News and Rumors
profootballtalk.com Updated Jan 18, 2013
When Raheem Morris signed on to coach the Redskins defensive backs before this season, many felt that it would be a temporary stop on the way back up the ladder for the former Buccaneers head coach. Morris is getting chances to prove those people right.…Upvote Share Tweet
On the second day of his employment as coach of the Eagles, Chip Kelly addressed the first challenge he’ll face from a personnel standpoint. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, Kelly and Vick met on Friday. However, there has been no resolutUpvote Share TweetApparently, the days of ground-and-pound in New York are over, and the speculation about another controversial quarterback has already begun. According to multiple reports, the Jets are going to hire former Eagles offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg …Upvote Share TweetIt’s been more than five minutes since he was fired by the Cowboys, but Rob Ryan might be closing in on a new job. Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Ryan will interview with the Rams about becoming their defensive coordinator on SatUpvote Share TweetOn Friday, a feud suddenly emerged between Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie and former Eagles president (and current Browns CEO) Joe Banner. Lurie believes Banner has been criticizing Eagles G.M. Howie Roseman, and Banner denies it. The strangest aspect of t…Upvote Share Tweetnytimes.com Jan 18, 2013Eight N.F.L. teams hired coaches in the past few weeks. Not a single hire was African-American.Upvote Share TweetTyler Polumbus is eligible for free agency and was never a perfect solution for the Washington Redskins at right tackle to begin with. Sure, the Redskins' line had a good year with Polumbus starting on the right side. The Redskins led the league in rush…Upvote Share Tweet
Vince Young Is Just Another Bored College Student Againdeadspin.com Jan 18, 2013Cam Newton's decision to re-enroll at Auburn has been a quiet storyline this week, but Newton's not the only national-title-winning QB again giving school the old college try. Vince Young is back in the classroom at the University of Texas, and he more …Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Jan 18, 2013LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- The Chicago Bears have hired Matt Cavanaugh as their quarterbacks coach and Skip Peete as their running backs coach.Upvote Share TweetOn Thursday, I wrote a post in which I said it was time for Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones to start showing some level-headed leadership and explaining his offseason moves in a way that projected a coherent vision for the team and its future. Jean-Jac…Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Jan 18, 2013Working across the country from his more celebrated brother, John Harbaugh has made the Ravens one of the most consistent winners in the NFL, writes Peter King.Upvote Share TweetObviously, the most bizarre story in sports this week is Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o and his fake girlfriend. Still unclear what exactly happened -- whether Te'o made the whole thing up or was the victim of some elaborate prank. And until some more…Upvote Share TweetThe first coaching staff for new Bills head coach Doug Marrone is continuing to take shape. Former NFL wide receiver Ike Hilliard will be the team’s wide receivers coach, jumping from the Redskins after one year in the same position at Washington. He spUpvote Share TweetPlenty of players drop out of the Pro Bowl every year because of injuries suffered during the season. Giants guard Chris Snee isn’t one of those players. Snee needs hip surgery to repair a torn labrum that bothered him for much of the season, but said TUpvote Share TweetIf you have one of those red plastic pig hats, you’ve got a shot at a job with the Cowboys. According to Todd Archer of ESPNDallas.com, the Cowboys interviewed former University of Arkansas head coach Houston Nutt recently. What job he was talking to ArUpvote Share Tweet
On Roseman, Kelly and 'collaboration'By all accounts, the guy who kept pushing and ultimately sealed the deal on getting Chip Kelly to coach the Philadelphia Eagles was GM Howie Roseman, whose triumph was a critical step in getting the fan base to trust his ability to run the team. Eagles …Upvote Share Tweet
Kerry J. Byrne: Changes on offense fueling Ravens, Niners in playoffsJan 18The Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers each made major and even controversial decisions on offense this year.
Chadiha: Progress for minority coaches stallsJan 18The Rooney Rule helped, but the NFL needs another push on hiring minority coaches.
Peter King: Ravens owe consistent success to 'other' HarbaughJan 18ATLANTA -- I'll be spending the weekend covering the NFC Championship Game, but before I get too heavy into Niners-Falcons, I wanted to write about the most under-appreciated single person of the NFL weekend: John Harbaugh.
Don Banks: History not on Ravens' side as they try to get revenge on Patri…Jan 18The Baltimore Ravens have worked hard and admirably persevered through multiple challenges this season to get back to the same position they were in last year: playing at New England in the AFC Championship game. But history says the chances of the outc…