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  • Roquan Smith says Jeff Ulbrich told him he turned down Falcons job

    Roquan Smith says Jeff Ulbrich told him he turned down Falcons job
    Macon County (Ga.) High’s Roquan Smith said that Jeff Ulbrich told him that he had turned down a job offer from the Atlanta Falcons the day before national college football letter of intent signing day. Smith told a Rivals.com website that Ulbrich...
  • Is the college letter of intent the 'worst contract in American sports'?

    Is the college letter of intent the 'worst contract in American sports'?
    High school linebacker Roquan Smith announced Friday he was signing scholarship papers with Georgia, just a little more than a week after saying at a news conference he would play for UCLA. His choice changed, Smith says, when he learned he had been...
  • NFL paid Roger Goodell $35 million in 2013

    NFL paid Roger Goodell $35 million in 2013
    NEW YORK — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell made $35 million in 2013, according to tax returns submitted by the league. The NFL on Friday released the amount Goodell earned in salary, bonus and pension compensation. Goodell made $35.1 million in...
  • Notre Dame assistant Matt LaFleur heading back to NFL

    Notre Dame has another opening on its coaching staff. Quarterbacks coach Matt LaFleur is headed back to the NFL. He will be the quarterbacks coach for Atlanta. The Falcons announced the move on Tuesday. LaFleur spent one season with the Irish. He came...
  • Bears name Ben Wilkerson assistant offensive line coach

    Bears name Ben Wilkerson assistant offensive line coach
    The Chicago Bears announced Wednesday that Ben Wilkerson will be joining John Fox’s staff as the assistant offensive line coach. Wilkerson, who enjoyed a three-season NFL career from 2006-08 with the Bengals and Falcons, will be embarking on his...
  • As Bears talk to 2 candidates, John Fox alters landscape of coach hunt

    As Bears talk to 2 candidates, John Fox alters landscape of coach hunt
    Complacency never has been an issue for John Elway, one of the most maniacal competitors the NFL ever has seen, first as a player and now as a front-office executive. So it was hardly a shock Tuesday when Elway stood inside Broncos headquarters at his...
  • You think there are no Bears working the Super Bowl? Think again

    You think there are no Bears working the Super Bowl? Think again
    PHOENIX — Quick. What former Bears player is preparing for his third consecutive Super Bowl? Try that trivia question out on friends. See how long it takes someone to come up with Seahawks wide receiver Ricardo Lockette, a valuable performer on...
  • UCLA football: Jeff Ulbrich officially resigns as defensive coordinator

    UCLA football: Jeff Ulbrich officially resigns as defensive coordinator
    UCLA made official what everyone knew for days, defensive coordinator Jeff Ulbrich has resigned to become the linebacker coach for theĀ Atlanta Falcons. "I would like to thank Coach Ulbrich for everything he has done for UCLA football over the past three...
  • Hyde: Winning with integrity — is it gone in NFL?

    Hyde: Winning with integrity — is it gone in NFL?
    Let's start here: The Dolphins entered the pre-game locker room in Oakland two hours before kickoff. Upon changing into uniforms, an Oakland playbook was discovered in a locker, complete with audible calls, according to several players. The playbook was...
  • Seahawks think Dan Quinn would be a great head coach for the Falcons

    Seahawks think Dan Quinn would be a great head coach for the Falcons
    A coach uses a stopwatch to time players. After Super Bowl XLIX, the Seattle Seahawks might as well put a stopwatch on defensive coordinator Dan Quinn, because it's probably only a matter of moments before he's named the new head coach of the Atlanta...
  • Finding coordinators first item of business for Bears coach John Fox

    New Bears coach John Fox returned to Chicago on Friday, wasting no time putting his coaching staff together. Before he's scheduled to be introduced at 11 a.m. Monday at Halas Hall, Fox began looking for coordinators with the same urgency general manager...