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  • As NFL teams open camps, questions abound about NFC clubs

    The AFC has the Lombardi Trophy. The NFC has everything else. That is, the NFC boasts last season's most valuable player, Minnesota's Adrian Peterson; offensive rookie of the year, Washington's Robert Griffin III; defensive rookie of the year,...
  • Bears position analysis: Quarterback

    Bears position analysis: Quarterback
    In hiring Marc Trestman to replace Lovie Smith, Phil Emery and the Chicago Bears must hope that his reputation as a quarterback guru pays off with Jay Cutler. The soon-to-be 30-year-old quarterback – his birthday is in April – is...
  • Mike Shanahan says he's not resigning as Redskins coach

    Mike Shanahan had a change of heart. A day after walking out of a press conference refusing to answer questions about his job status, the Washington Redskins coach spent some time Monday talking to reporters about ... his job status. Shanahan...
  • Andrew Luck steals Peyton Manning's show in Colts' win

    Andrew Luck steals Peyton Manning's show in Colts' win
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  • It doesn't take long for ax to fall on NFL coaches

    It doesn't take long for ax to fall on NFL coaches
    NFL teams turn to the familiar at this time of year. Green Bay, New England, Indianapolis, Philadelphia and others prepare for the playoffs. Teams such as Detroit, Washington and Tampa Bay fire their coaches. Cleveland cycles through coaches with...
  • Reader Q&A: Dan Pompei's Bears mailbag

    Reader Q&A: Dan Pompei's Bears mailbag
    Jay Cutler said the new offense will take three years to learn, but he only gets two max if he underperforms, right? -- @DreddRunner, from Twitter I think if Cutler underperforms, I think he gets one year, no more.  And really that’s all Marc...
  • When it comes to diversity in the NFL, nepotism trumps the 'Rooney Rule'

    When it comes to diversity in the NFL, nepotism trumps the 'Rooney Rule'
    This NFL offseason represents the 10-year anniversary of the inception of the "Rooney Rule." The rule, named after Pittsburgh Steelers' Chairman Dan Rooney, requires teams to interview minority candidates for all head coaching and senior football...
  • NFL Black Monday roundup: A look at the coaches who have been fired

    NFL Black Monday is here, the traditional day when teams fire their head coach. The ax has fallen multiple times already today. Here's a look at who is gone:   Lions fire Jim Schwartz Jim Schwartz is out in Detroit. The Lions fired their coach...
  • Washington Redskins to name Jay Gruden as new coach

    The Washington Redskins have their new coach. According to multiple reports, the Redskins will announce Thursday that they have hired Jay Gruden, offensive coordinator of the Cincinnati Bengals, to replace the fired Mike Shanahan as head coach. Gruden...
  • James Franklin would become one of Terps' top rivals if hired by Penn State

    James Franklin would become one of Terps' top rivals if hired by Penn State
    When he was a Maryland quarterback, Chris Turner told a story of his phone once ringing at 4:34 in the morning. It was passionate, intense James Franklin — an amped-up electron of a football coach for whom sleep is apparently an overvalued...
  • Friday's multi-sport local roundup: Kecoughtan grad Morocco Brown, now with Redskins, interviews for Bucs' GM job

    NFL: Kecoughtan High graduate Morocco Brown, the Washington Redskins’ director of player personnel, interviewed Friday for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ general manager job, according to the NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. Brown previously...