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Horton will get a second interview with the Cardinals

Horton will get a second interview with the Cardinals

profootballtalk.com Updated Jan 1, 2013
At a time when a “source” (possibly, agent Bob LaMonte) is expressing “95 percent” certainty to Adam Schefter that Andy Reid will be the next coach of the Cardinals and Arizona P.R. guru Mark Dalton is saying there’s a 99-percent chance that the
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  • Sources: Reid candidate for Cardinals coach

    Sources: Reid candidate for Cardinals coach

    Former Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid has emerged as a candidate to become the Arizona Cardinals' next head coach, according to team and league sources.
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  • Niners ink kicker Cundiff to compete with Akers

    Niners ink kicker Cundiff to compete with Akers

    The San Francisco 49ers signed kicker Billy Cundiff on Tuesday to compete with struggling veteran David Akers.
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  • Mike McCoy joins the hunt for Bills job

    Mike McCoy joins the hunt for Bills job

    profootballtalk.com Jan 1, 2013
    Broncos offensive coordinator Mike McCoy’s not getting much rest during his bye week. Already a candidate for the Bears and Cardinals head coaching jobs, McCoy is that latest name to emerge on Buffalo’s list, as the Bills asked for permission to inter
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  • Rebuilding The Right Way

    Rebuilding The Right Way

    CNNSI.com Jan 1, 2013
    It's the day after Black Monday, and a third of the league is figuring out what direction to take. They'd be wise to follow the blueprint the Rams adopted in 2012, Peter King writes.
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  • Peter King: Rams started their rebuilding effort the right way …

    Peter King: Rams started their rebuilding effort the right way in 2012; mail

    CNNSI.com Jan 1, 2013
    On Black New Year's Day, as 11 NFL teams try to figure out what to do with either their organization, GM, coach, coaching staffs -- or all of them -- I bring you my Smart Team of the Year: the St. Louis Rams.
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  • Report: Russ Brandon “fond” of Ken Whisenhunt

    Report: Russ Brandon “fond” of Ken Whisenhunt

    profootballtalk.com Jan 1, 2013
    The reorganization of the Bills front office left Russ Brandon calling the shots in the team’s search for a new coach. Tim Graham of the Buffalo News reports that Brandon is “fond” of Ken Whisenhunt, who was fired as the Cardinals’ coach a short t
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  • Updated look at Luck, Wilson and RG III

    Updated look at Luck, Wilson and RG III

    ESPN.com Jan 1, 2013
    2012 Rookie QB Watch The 2012 season had to be especially tough for teams unable to acquire or develop competent quarterbacks. While those teams were struggling, others enjoyed surprising levels of success with mere rookies behind center. Washington's R…
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  • Around the NFC West: Ringing in new year

    Around the NFC West: Ringing in new year

    ESPN.com Jan 1, 2013
    Around the NFC West: Jan. 1, 2013 Happy New Year, everybody. A few notes on this first day of 2013: The Arizona Cardinals said they plan to interview Andy Reid, Ray Horton and Mike McCoy as potential replacements for Ken Whisenhunt; Steve Keim is a cand…
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  • Video - Sources: Reid To Cardinals? 01:34

    Sources: Reid To Cardinals?

    Jan 1
    Adam Schefter discusses the possibility of Andy Reid becoming the new coach of the Arizona Cardinals.
  • Video - Bigger Wild Card Weekend: Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch or Washington Redskins running back Alfred Morris? 02:24

    Bigger Wild Card Weekend: Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch or Washington Redskins running back Alfred Morris?

    Jan 1
    Charlie Casserly joins "Around The League" to discuss who will have a bigger game this weekend; Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch or Washington Redskins running back Alfred Morris?
  • Video - Mike Holmgren Willing To Listen 01:09

    Mike Holmgren Willing To Listen

    Jan 1
    Ed Werder discusses the possibility that Mike Holmgren could return to the NFL in 2013.
  • Video - Lovie Smith In Demand 00:54

    Lovie Smith In Demand

    Jan 1
    Ed Werder on the teams that could be interested in hiring Lovie Smith.

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  • Peter King: Rams started their rebuilding effort the right way in 2012; ma…

    Jan 1
    On Black New Year's Day, as 11 NFL teams try to figure out what to do with either their organization, GM, coach, coaching staffs -- or all of them -- I bring you my Smart Team of the Year: the St. Louis Rams.
  • Jim Trotter: Seahawks defense short on marquee names, but not superstar pl…

    Jan 1
    There were 53 cornerbacks selected in the 2011 NFL draft, and Richard Sherman wasn't among the first 33 chosen. If you think that doesn't grate on him, then you don't know Sherman, who was taken in the fifth round by the Seattle Seahawks.