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Joe Avezzano is dead at age 68. He reportedly died of a heart attack in Milan, Italy, where he was coaching the Milan Seamen of the Italian Football League.
Bill Parcells thinks he is always right. When it comes to football, he is right more than he is wrong, I suppose. But he was wrong about Joe Avezzano. When Parcells took over as head coach for the Dallas Cowboys, he fired Avezzano, labeling the out-going, fun-loving, country song-crooning, longtime Cowboys assistant “a celebrity coach.”
I will pass on the opportunity to crotch-kick the tuna-shaped, limilight-hogging pot for calling the kettle black. I will not pass on the opportunity to remember a great coach, a good man and a vital part of Dallas Cowboys history: the man players, fans and media called “Coach Joe.”
Coach Joe was a fiery coach, known for his enthusiastic sideline demeanor. He spent 12 years with the Cowboys, most of them as special teams coach. He helped to lead the Cowboys to three Super Bowl wins i...
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There are rarely dull days when it comes to the Minnesota Vikings, but waking up to a report that team owners Zygi and Mark Wilf had approached Bill Parcells to coach and "run the show" was certainly unexpected.
The New York Post delivered the news Wednesday morning that a source said Parcells claimed at a recent dinner with New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton that he...
An unnamed source for the New York Post on Wednesday is saying that Minnesota Viking owner, Ziggy Wilf, has reached out to Bill Parcells in an attempt to not only come in and run the team, but coach it as well. Parcells had a recent dinner date with now suspended New Orlean Saints' coach, Sean Payton. At that dinner he informed Sean and the Saints that Wilf was very interested...
The Vikings do not need Bill Parcells. They shouldn’t even want him.
Simple as that.
The latest NFL rumor linking Bill Parcells with the Minnesota Vikings makes little sense.
Bill Parcells to the Vikings would make no sense
In case you haven’t heard. According to the New York Post, the Vikings and owner Zygi Wilf are “putting the hard sell on the former Giants and Jets coach...
When the 2012 NFL season kicks off later this year, one thing is almost for certain- Sean Payton will not be joining the New Orleans Saints.
Despite some public outcry for Payton to be fired, he has been slapped with a worthy suspension of one year meaning he will likely rejoin the team for the 2013 season when most of the controversy blows over. But for now, the Saints must...
Roger Goodell, the same man who levied the suspension, will hear Sean Payton's appeal on Thursday. And the odds are slim that Goodell will shorten his season-long suspension of Payton for basically misleading NFL investigators and not putting a stop to Bountygate when the league first checked out the allegations at the end of the 2009 season, just weeks before Payton and the...
The Patriots might have a much more interesting preseason than anyone expected. The NFL released its exhibition schedule Wednesday, and the Patriots will host the Saints and Eagles, and they'll visit the Buccaneers and Giants. The preseason finale will be a Super Bowl rematch. The Patriots open the preseason against the Saints. Although the date and time haven't been announced...
The Patriots took a flier Thursday on linebacker Bobby Carpenter, a highly touted prospect who has yet to pan out. Carpenter, a first-round draft pick from Ohio State in 2006, was selected by former Cowboys head coach Bill Parcells. Things never worked out in Dallas, but Parcells gave him another chance with the Dolphins in 2010, while he was running Miami's front office. Carpenter...
Joe Avezzano, the popular former special teams coach with Dallas Cowboys, died of a heart attack Thursday. The Cowboys confirmed Avezzano's death while coaching a team in Milan, Italy.
Avezzano coached the Cowboys' special teams from 1990-2002, including the glory days of the early 1990s when the team won three Super Bowls. He was named special teams coach of the year three...
A Minnesota Vikings spokesman said there is "no truth" to a New
York Post report that the team is pursuing Bill Parcells to "run
the show" in Minnesota.
A report surfaced in the New York Post on Wednesday morning that
team owner Zygi Wilf is pushing hard to bring future Hall of Fame
coach Bill Parcells to Minnesota to "run the show."