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Browns interview Trestman

Browns interview Trestman

CNNSI.com Updated Jan 8, 2013
CLEVELAND (AP) -- The Browns' coaching search turned toward one of their former assistants.
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  • McClain out on bond after window tint violation

    McClain out on bond after window tint violation

    Authorities say Oakland Raiders linebacker and former University of Alabama player Rolando McClain has bonded out jail on charges of violating rules on car window tint and trying to lie to police about his identity.
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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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  • Blogger Blitz: Did Te'o hurt his draft stock?

    Blogger Blitz: Did Te'o hurt his draft stock?

    ESPN.com Jan 8, 2013
    Notre Dame middle linebacker Manti Te'o has been often connected to the Kansas City Chiefs, who have the No.1 pick in the April draft, and the Oakland Raiders, who have the No. 3 pick. Both teams will investigate the top impact defensive players and Te'…
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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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  • Caldwell gets second interview with Jets

    Caldwell gets second interview with Jets

    profootballtalk.com 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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  • 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…
  • Coast to Coast - Los Angeles Lakers and Boston Celtics issues

    Jan 8
    We discuss two storied franchises having disappointing seasons.