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Rams to hire Tim Walton as defensive coordinator

Rams to hire Tim Walton as defensive coordinator

profootballtalk.com ESPN.com Updated Feb 12, 2013
After a lengthy search for a new defensive coordinator, the St. Louis Rams finally have their guy. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN.com, the Rams plan to hire Detroit Lions defensive backs coach Tim Walton as their next defensive coordinator. The Rams…
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  • Bubba Paris charged with failing to file tax returns

    Bubba Paris charged with failing to file tax returns

    profootballtalk.com Feb 12, 2013
    Steve Martin once suggested this defense to a failure to pay taxes:  I forgot. Though it’s unclear whether former 49ers tackle Bubba Paris will try to advance that excuse, Paris is accused of failing to file tax returns. Paris, a left tackle who won th
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  • Goldman Sachs joins the effort to keep the Rams in St. Louis

    Goldman Sachs joins the effort to keep the Rams in St. Louis

    profootballtalk.com Feb 12, 2013
    Unless the powers-that-be in St. Louis pony up the cash to renovate the Edward Jones Dome, the Rams can leave town after the 2014 season. And so the powers-that-be have enlisted the firm of Goldman Sachs to help keep the Rams in town.  According to the …
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  • Cards realize Kevin Kolb’s contract needs adjusting

    Cards realize Kevin Kolb’s contract needs adjusting

    profootballtalk.com Feb 12, 2013
    The Cardinals, and new coach Bruce Arians, can’t be sure whether quarterback Kevin Kolb can play or not. But it seems clear they want to pay him less. With Kolb due a $2 million roster bonus and a $9 million salary, the Cards are having some sticker sho
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  • Course Correction: After posting their worst record in the Rex …

    Course Correction: After posting their worst record in the Rex Ryan …

    CNNSI.com Feb 12, 2013
    After posting their worst record in the Rex Ryan era, the Jets appear in need of an overhaul. Andrew Perloff examines what needs to be done and if the Jets are willing to do it.
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  • NFC West links: Trading 'Fitz' a bad idea

    NFC West links: Trading 'Fitz' a bad idea

    ESPN.com Feb 12, 2013
    Arizona Cardinals Kent Somers of the Arizona Republic takes a look at why trading Larry Fitzgerald would be a bad decision for the Cardinals. In an insider piece , ESPN.com's Kevin Weidl asks "Can the Cardinals find a quarterback?" San Francis…
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  • Video - NFC West forecast 03:45

    NFC West forecast

    Feb 12
    Heath Evans and Willie McGinest break down the future of the NFC West, including what the San Francisco 49ers need to do to return to the Super Bowl.
  • Video - Are the Seattle Seahawks ready to overtake the San Francisco 49ers? 02:57

    Are the Seattle Seahawks ready to overtake the San Francisco 49ers?

    Feb 12
    Seattle Seahawks linebacker Bobby Wagner talks about wanting to play the San Francisco 49ers a third time and how the Seahawks can overtake the 49ers in the NFC West.
  • Video - Kevin Kolb's future 00:56

    Kevin Kolb's future

    Feb 12
    Ian Rapoport has the latest on Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kevin Kolb and if he will take a pay cut to stay with the team in 2013.
  • Video - Man 2 Man: Seattle Seahawks linebacker Bobby Wagner dissects quarterback Russell Wilson's play 02:32

    Man 2 Man: Seattle Seahawks linebacker Bobby Wagner dissects quarterback Russell Wilson's play

    Feb 12
    Seattle Seahawks linebacker Bobby Wagner joins Eric Davis to break down the play of Wagner's teammate, quarterback Russell Wilson.

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Philadelphia Eagles 2013 Offseason Preview

    Feb 12
    SI.com is laying out offseason road maps for all 32 teams as they start their journey for the Lombardi Trophy -- two teams per day, from the teams that need the most work to contend in 2013 to the ones that are in pretty good shape. See them all.