Posted July 02, 2012 on AP on Fox
Current and former NFL coaches Leslie Frazier, Bill Cowher, Eric Mangini and Ben Kotwica are visiting U.S. troops in the Persian Gulf this week as part of a USO tour. The Minnesota Vikings' Frazier says ''it seemed like a small thing to do for all they do.'' This is the second such trip for Cowher, the retired Pittsburgh Steelers coach who now works for CBS. It's the first trip for Frazier and Mangini, the former Jets and Browns coach who now works for ESPN. Kotwica is an assistant special teams coach for the Jets spent who seven years in the military after playing college football for Army. This is the third annual NFL-USO Coaches Tour. Past participants have included Tom Coughlin, John Fox, John Harbaugh, Gary Kubiak, Marvin Lewis, Andy Reid and Ken Whisenhunt.

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