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profootballtalk.com Updated Jan 26, 2013
When former Giants G.M. Ernie Accorsi was hired to help the Panthers find a new G.M., the first name that popped up in league circles as the prime candidate was Giants executive Dave Gettleman, given his relationship and friendship with Accorsi. And evUpvote Share Tweet
The Dallas Cowboys are prepared to hire former Tennessee Volunteers head coach Derek Dooley as Dallas' new wide receivers coach, sources told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.Upvote Share Tweet
NFL rejects requests by NY Jets, NY Giants to keep rivals from using facilities during Super Bowl XLVIIInydailynews.com Jan 26, 2013As part of their bid for Super Bowl XLVIII, the Jets and Giants proposed the AFC team use the Giants facility and the NFC team use the Jets facility.Upvote Share TweetMario Manningham made the biggest catch of last year’s Super Bowl, reeling in an Eli Manning pass down the sideline late in the fourth quarter to set up the game-winning touchdown for the Giants. The Giants didn’t make it back to the Super Bowl this yUpvote Share TweetThere was once a time when Sergio Kindle was a promising pass-rush prospect, who seemed to fall into a perfect situation. But the fall down the stairs prior to his rookie training seems to have derailed his career, and now he can’t seem to latch on. AftUpvote Share TweetCowboys outside linebacker Anthony Spencer will play in his first Pro Bowl tomorrow, though he hopes there are more. Pro Bowls, and years with the Cowboys. After playing this year under the franchise tag, Spencer’s agent said he hopes to stay with DallaUpvote Share Tweet
Eagles haven’t contacted Georgia about Grantham, yetAs Eagles coach Chip Kelly looks for a defensive coordinator with “shutoutability,” one of the leading candidates continues to be a guy who has more than a little “shoutability.” Georgia defensive coordinator Todd Grantham has been on the short liUpvote Share TweetIt's not generally easy to make the Pro Bowl exciting, but off-field events do conspire at times. There is the case of Washington Redskins left tackle Trent Williams, who will not play in this year's All-Star exhibit after he was injured in a nightclub …Upvote Share Tweet
Huddled Masses for 2014 Super Bowl in New Yorknytimes.com Jan 26, 2013Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and N.F.L. Commissioner Roger Goodell want fans to "embrace the weather" when the Super Bowl arrives in New York/New Jersey next season.Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Jan 26, 2013Minnesota Vikings rookie left tackle Matt Kalil is headed to Hawaii after all.Upvote Share Tweet
Sources: Trent Williams Out Of Pro BowlJan 26John Clayton with the latest on Redskins tackle Trent Williams missing the Pro Bowl after he was the victim in a bar fight in Honolulu.
Super Bowl XLVII -- Flacco has arrivedJan 26The Joe Flacco debate is essentially over. He will paid like an elite quarterback, no matter what his critics think.