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Caldwell gets second interview with Jets

Caldwell gets second interview with Jets

profootballtalk.com Updated Jan 8, 2013
It had appeared that 49ers director of player personnel Tom Gamble would end up being the G.M. of the Jets and that Falcons director of player personnel Dave Caldwell would become the G.M. of the Jaguars. But one thing we’ve learned in the latest NFL hi
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  • The search for Vernon Davis, resolved?

    The search for Vernon Davis, resolved?

    ESPN.com Jan 8, 2013
    2012 Targeting Davis & Walker About 15 minutes of numbers crunching produced a lead in the case of the San Francisco 49ers' missing tight end. Vernon Davis isn't really missing, of course. He's playing nearly all the offensive snaps. He's contributi…
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  • A word on GM hires as Keim announced

    A word on GM hires as Keim announced

    ESPN.com Jan 8, 2013
    The initial reaction was negative or at least underwhelming, as I recall, when the San Francisco 49ers named future NFL executive of the year Trent Baalke as their general manager following the 2010 season. Baalke was not a big name. He was not new to t…
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  • Don Banks: My best and worst preseason NFL predictions

    Don Banks: My best and worst preseason NFL predictions

    CNNSI.com Jan 8, 2013
    When it comes to NFL predictions, I have a favorite credo that I trot out from time to time to remind myself what we're up against in this business: It's the NFL, nobody knows anything, and if they say they do, they're lying. I would imagine the coachin…
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  • If a FG is the difference in playoffs (gulp)

    If a FG is the difference in playoffs (gulp)

    ESPN.com Jan 8, 2013
    The guys at numberFire, fresh off projecting all wild-card winners correctly, use their latest Insider piece to project a Seattle-San Francisco matchup in the NFC Championship Game. Their projection model has the Seahawks beating Atlanta and the 49ers b…
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  • Video - Breaking Down Aldon Smith's Game 00:37

    Breaking Down Aldon Smith's Game

    Jan 8
    Mark Schlereth talks about what makes Aldon Smith such a special player
  • Video - NFC Road Team With Best Chance To Win 02:34

    NFC Road Team With Best Chance To Win

    Jan 8
    Mark Schlereth, Herm Edwards and Eric Mangini discuss which NFC road team has the best chance to win this weekend.

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Marrone appears to have right pedigree to turn around Bills; m…

    Jan 8
    I don't know if Doug Marrone will win in Buffalo. No one does. He probably needs a new quarterback. He has to figure out why a defense that should have been top 10 in the NFL this year let everyone down and finished 22nd in yards allowed and a mind-bogg…
  • Don Banks: My best and worst preseason NFL predictions

    Jan 8
    When it comes to NFL predictions, I have a favorite credo that I trot out from time to time to remind myself what we're up against in this business: It's the NFL, nobody knows anything, and if they say they do, they're lying. I would imagine the coachin…
  • NFL playoffs 2013 - Peyton Manning's next move

    Jan 8
    Peyton Manning has had one of the finest seasons of his Hall of Fame career, but he needs to find the right reason to keep playing.
  • Notre Dame Fighting Irish TE Tyler Eifert will forgo senior season for NFL…

    Jan 8
    Notre Dame junior tight end Tyler Eifert said Monday night after the Irish's 42-14 loss to Alabama that he would enter April's NFL draft.