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Some people doubt that new Eagles coach Chip Kelly can succeed in the NFL with the same kind of offense he ran at Oregon. But 49ers running back LaMichael James, who played for Kelly at Oregon, has news for those doubters: James says Kelly’s offense isUpvote Share TweetI never really bought into the late-season idea that Justin Tuck could be a New York Giants cap casualty. I know he was disappointing in 2012, and actually for most of 2011 as well. But especially with Osi Umenyiora almost certain to be gone, I think th…Upvote Share TweetGary Myers' new book, Coaching Confidential, apparently contains a chapter that should be of great interest to Washington Redskins fans, as it sprung from an apparently lengthy interview with Redskins owner Dan Snyder. Gary got Snyder to talk to him abo…Upvote Share TweetNEW ORLEANS -- Alex Smith, the backup quarterback of the San Francisco 49ers, drew a good-sized crowd Tuesday at Super Bowl media day. Smith led his team to the brink of last year's Super Bowl and to a strong start this year before losing his job to the…Upvote Share Tweet
Is Phil Costa a Cowboys keeper?Yes, yes, I am aware and profoundly sorry that I have not updated the blog in more than seven hours. My excuse is that I was working Media Day as part of ESPN.com's Super Bowl coverage team. I hope you got to enjoy some of that coverage. But I owe you N…Upvote Share TweetEagles observers are currently in guessing-game mode about the future of the quarterback position under rookie coach Chip Kelly. Michael Vick is on the roster with a bloated, $15.5 million base salary. Nick Foles was a rookie in 2012, and his performanc…Upvote Share Tweet
Source: Lazor bolts UVa staff to join Eagles'Virginia offensive coordinator Bill Lazor will join Chip Kelly's Philadelphia Eagles staff as quarterbacks coach, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.Upvote Share Tweet
After 6,899 Minutes Of Employment, Rob Ryan Is Out Of Work Againdeadspin.com Jan 29, 2013On Jan. 24, the Rams hired Rob Ryan as their defensive coordinator. Ryan had been fired by the Cowboys on Jan. 8, and he had told Tim MacMahon that he'd be out of work for five minutes. More »Upvote Share TweetRob Ryan said it would take five minutes for him to land a new job after being fired as the Cowboys defensive coordinator, but the clock’s still ticking and Ryan still doesn’t have a job. The Rams announced on Twitter Tuesday that Ryan would not be thUpvote Share Tweet
Breakfast links: McCoy 'deeply sorry'NEW ORLEANS -- Greetings once again from the bayou, which is nowhere near NFC East country but still close enough to smell the links. Washington Redskins The guy who beat up Trent Williams in a Honolulu night club last week was the owner of the club. I …Upvote Share TweetWith the Steelers’ special-teams coordinator heading to Arizona to join the former Steelers offensive coordinator who supposedly “retired” and who now serves as head coach of the Cardinals, the Steelers need a new special-teams coordinator. They posUpvote Share Tweet
Rams Will Not Hire Rob RyanJan 29Adam Schefter discusses the Rams' reversal on Rob Ryan as defensive coordinator.
Don Banks: Oher's story still resonating with Ravens; more Media Day SnapsJan 29NEW ORLEANS -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight from Tuesday's Super Bowl Media Day at the Superdome, always the most inane day on the league's annual calendar...
Super Bowl XLVII Hot Read -- Coaches not immune to supersized chaos of big…Jan 29Nothing can prepare coaches for the chaos and pressure of the Super Bowl, writes Jeffri Chadiha.
Peter King: America tires of Ray Lewis, Alex Smith's fate, mailJan 29NEW ORLEANS -- One thing, as Super Bowl week kicks off in full Tuesday with Media Day at the Superdome, I think that I should have dropped into Monday Morning Quarterback: