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Panthers have the league’s allegedly toughest schedule

Panthers have the league’s allegedly toughest schedule

profootballtalk.com Updated Feb 7, 2013
Things aren’t going to be easy for the Panthers this year for many reasons. But the schedule doesn’t exactly do them any favors. The Panthers have the league’s hardest strength of schedule number for the 2013 season, as they’re playing teams with
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  • Brian VanGorder lands on Jets staff

    Brian VanGorder lands on Jets staff

    profootballtalk.com Feb 7, 2013
    New Jets defensive coordinator Dennis Thurman has never held that job before, but he will have someone on his staff with experience as a coordinator. The Jets announced Thursday that former Falcons defensive coordinator Brian VanGorder will join the sta…
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  • Gregg Williams: “I take full responsibility and apologize”

    Gregg Williams: “I take full responsibility and apologize”

    profootballtalk.com Feb 7, 2013
    On his first day back in the NFL after being suspended for orchestrating the Saints’ bounty program, new Titans assistant coach Gregg Williams said he accepts the blame for the mess he created in New Orleans, and that he vows to do things the right way
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  • N.F.L. Reinstates Williams, Who Joins Titans Staff

    N.F.L. Reinstates Williams, Who Joins Titans Staff

    The N.F.L. reinstated coach Gregg Williams after he served a year-long suspension for the Saints' bounty scandal and he accepted a job with the Titans.
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  • Bucs finalize coaching staff, add a new LB coach

    Bucs finalize coaching staff, add a new LB coach

    profootballtalk.com Feb 7, 2013
    The Buccaneers released a full list of their coaching staff for the coming season Thursday. Several of the moves we knew, such as hiring quarterbacks coach John McNulty, receivers coach John Garrett and special teams coach Dave Wannstedt. But they slid …
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  • John Settle will coach the Browns running backs

    John Settle will coach the Browns running backs

    profootballtalk.com Feb 7, 2013
    Browns coach Rob Chudzinski has reached into his recent past to find his team’s running backs coach. John Settle was fired by the Panthers before Chudzinski left his post as the team’s offensive coordinator, but it clearly wasn’t because Chudzinski
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  • NFC South links: Rob Ryan right for Saints?

    NFC South links: Rob Ryan right for Saints?

    ESPN.com Feb 7, 2013
    Atlanta Falcons James Rael of SB Nation says the Falcons should renegotiate linebacker Stephen Nicholas' contract. Carolina Panthers The Panthers want a petition asking them to withhold money for child support payments from wide receiver Brandon LaFell’
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Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Williams, Titans may be the best thing for each other

    Feb 7
    To paint Tennessee's hiring of well-known NFL pariah Gregg Williams on Thursday as nothing more than an act of desperation is not a totally baseless characterization. For either Titans head coach Mike Munchak or Williams himself.
  • Don Banks: Taking a second look at 2012 NFL Draft's first round

    Feb 7
    With the Super Bowl in the books, we can now stand clear enough to view the NFL's 2012 season through the prism of history, all 267 games worth (256 in the regular season and 11 in the playoffs). Before looking ahead to 2013, let's look back one last ti…