Newsday's Bob Glauber goes the extra yard for the inside scoop on the NFL.
The Jacksonville Jaguars have tabbed Gus Bradley to be their next head coach. Bradley, the former Seahawks defensive coordinator, replaces Mike Mularkey, who was fired last week by newly hired general manager Dave Campbell.
The news of Bradley's hiring was first reported by ESPN and FOX.
Bradley is the seventh coach hired this season, with only the Cardinals still without...Read more »
In a stunning turnabout, Oregon coach Chip Kelly has now changed his mind and will coach the Eagles, according to multiple reports. The news was first reported by Chris Mortensen of ESPN. The Eagles have confirmed the hiring.
Kelly had initially declined an offer to coach the Eagles, deciding instead to return to Oregon, a move aided in part by lucrative financial inducements from Nike...Read more »
In one of the more unusual coaching moves during this year's hiring cycle, the Bears dipped into the CFL ranks to hire a head coach, although Marc Trestman has been a familiar face in the NFL.
The Bears hired the two-time Grey Cup winning Trestman away from the Montreal Alouettes. Trestman, who was 64-34 in five years as head coach, is a former NFL offensive coordinator who has worked...Read more »
There was some question about what Chiefs coach Andy Reid would do with his defense, especially after his Eagles teams ran the 4-3 alignment, a system where the pass rush would most often come fromt the defensive line.
But Reid now says he'll stick with the 3-4 defense the Chiefs have run the last several years, and it's one reason he hired former Jets' defensive coordinator Bob Sutton, who...Read more »
Just three days after a 38-35 double overtime loss to the Ravens, Broncos offensive coordinator Mike McCoy landed the head coaching gig at the Chargers.
McCoy, considered one of the NFL's brightest minds after he rejiggered the Broncos' offense last year to suit Tim Tebow's strengths and who then had the benefit of working with Peyton Manning to run the 2012 unit, takes over for Norv...Read more »
The four NFL divisional round playoff games gave us plenty of things to talk about today. Watch the remixed highlights from all four games in one simple video clip embedded below:
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The infamous group of Washington Redskins' fans called the Hogettes, who have worn pig snouts and dresses to Redskins’ games for 30 years, have decided to retire.
“It has been an honor being a part of the greatest 12th Man fans in the NFL,” the Hogettes said in a statement on their website. “We will forever be Redskins’ fans and cheer for our beloved team. It is a new era and we will continue...Read more »
Former Giants All Pro defensive end Michael Strahan and two-time Super Bowl winning coach Bill Parcells are among the 15 finalists eligible for induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The group was announced this morning by the Hall of Fame.
Also on the list is former Browns and Ravens owner Art Modell, who died on Sept. 7 at age 87. Former 49ers owner Eddie DeBartolo is another finalist.
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Former All Pro linebacker Junior Seau, who committed suicide last May - two years after finishing an NFL career that lasted two decades - suffered from chronic brain damage, a study by the National Institutes of Health has concluded.
Results of the tests were first reported by ABC News and ESPN in interviews with Seau’s ex-wife and son. Researchers found that Seau had Chronic traumatic encephalopathy...Read more »
Bill Cowher hasn’t coached since leaving the Steelers after the 2006 season, but the former Super Bowl winning coach has an eye toward returning to the NFL. He just doesn’t know when.
Asked today at a CBS event promoting the network’s coverage of Super Bowl XLVIII whether he plans on returning to coach at some point, Cowher told Newsday’s Neil Best, “Yes.”
Cowher, 55, wouldn’t...Read more »