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Goodell: Pro Bowl play improved from last year

Goodell: Pro Bowl play improved from last year

CNNSI.com Updated Jan 28, 2013
HONOLULU (AP) At least one key NFL executive thinks play improved at the Pro Bowl this year: Commissioner Roger Goodell.
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  • LeSean McCoy apologizes for Twitter tirade

    LeSean McCoy apologizes for Twitter tirade

    profootballtalk.com Jan 28, 2013
    Eagles running back LeSean McCoy has made headlines for his Twitter use before, but there’s a big difference between trash talking with Giants defensive end Osi Umenyiora and what happened between him and the mother of his son over the weekend. McCoy lo
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  • Cowboys release statement on Ratliff arrest

    Cowboys release statement on Ratliff arrest

    Cowboys defensive tackle Jay Ratliff was arrested on DWI charges last week and Monday brought the news that his blood alcohol content was 0.16 when he crashed his car into a highway median. That’s twice the legal limit and the arrest comes less than two
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  • Redskins' Danny Smith talking to Steelers

    Redskins' Danny Smith talking to Steelers

    ESPN.com Jan 28, 2013
    It does not appear as though the Washington Redskins are planning to make any major coaching staff changes this offseason. Defensive coordinator Jim Haslett did a fine job holding together a consistently undermanned defense down the stretch. Offensive c…
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  • Lovie Smith plans to sit out 2013 season

    Lovie Smith plans to sit out 2013 season

    profootballtalk.com Jan 28, 2013
    Although the New Orleans Saints and Philadelphia Eagles have defensive coordinator openings and ex-Bears coach Lovie Smith would be a respectable choice for either job, Smith’s plans for 2013 reportedly don’t involve coaching in the NFL. Per ESPN’s
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  • Night club owner charged with assaulting Trent Williams

    Night club owner charged with assaulting Trent Williams

    profootballtalk.com Jan 28, 2013
    The Pro Bowl has left Hawaii for the year, but Redskins tackle Trent Williams is taking home a seven-stitch souvenir. The man who gave Williams the injury via the use of a champagne bottle (it should be one of the weapons in Clue) also owns the nightclu…
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  • Billy Davis interviews for Eagles defensive coordinator

    Billy Davis interviews for Eagles defensive coordinator

    profootballtalk.com Jan 28, 2013
    We shared earlier that the Eagles’ search for a defensive coordinator included a couple of coaches who have a pretty big game coming up on Sunday, but they aren’t limiting their search to members of the Ravens and 49ers coaching staffs. Adam Schefter
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  • Trent Williams Is An Unkillable Force Of Nature

    Trent Williams Is An Unkillable Force Of Nature

    deadspin.com Jan 28, 2013
    We found out Saturday that Redskins tackle Trent Williams would miss the Pro Bowl after being involved in a Honolulu nightclub brawl, his roster spot going to Matt Kalil. (Aside: how did Kalil drop whatever he was going, get to Hawaii, and get ready to …
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  • Ravens assistant Ted Monachino in mix for Eagles defensive coor…

    Ravens assistant Ted Monachino in mix for Eagles defensive coordinator

    profootballtalk.com Jan 28, 2013
    The Eagles open Super Bowl week without a defensive coordinator and it doesn’t look like they’ll hire one until after the big game. 49ers defensive backs coach Ed Donatell has been linked with the job for a while and Jeff McLane of the Philadelphia In
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  • Sure looks like Kelly wants a 3-4 defense

    Sure looks like Kelly wants a 3-4 defense

    ESPN.com Jan 28, 2013
    The latest name to surface in the Philadelphia Eagles' hunt for a defensive coordinator is that of Cleveland Browns linebackers coach Billy Davis. Tim McManus reported Sunday that Davis' name was one to keep an eye on, and our man Adam Schefter reports …
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  • Breakfast links: Live from Louisiana

    Breakfast links: Live from Louisiana

    ESPN.com Jan 28, 2013
    NEW ORLEANS -- Greetings, and welcome to Super Bowl week, which is a bit of an eat-your-heart out affair for NFC East fans this year. The New York Giants beat the San Francisco 49ers, and the Washington Redskins and Philadelphia Eagles beat the Baltimor…
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  • Video - More Than A Game: Doug Williams 00:39

    More Than A Game: Doug Williams

    Jan 28
    Doug Williams and others comment on the importance of his historic Super Bowl start.

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