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PLAYERS: Jeff Fisher
TEAMS: Atlanta Falcons
INDIANAPOLIS • Rams coach Jeff Fisher met Wednesday with Atlanta Falcons director of player personnel Les Snead about the team's general manager position. This brings to five the number of GM candidat

Falcons TE Gonzalez: 2012 will be his last season

Atlanta Falcons veteran tight end Tony Gonzalez has said it before - and he said again on Friday. Gonzalez announced that this next season will be his last. "I said that last year though, and the year before. But I really do believe this is it," Gonzalez said. "First of all, this is the first time my wife came to me and said, ‘You’re only going to play one more...

Tony Gonzalez Will Retire After the 2012 Season

According to the Atlanta Falcons official Twitter page, tight end Tony Gonzalez told fans on ESPN’s live Facebook chat, that the 2012 season will his last one in the NFL. There’s no question that Gonzalez is slowing down, since he will be 36 years-old by the end of this month.  But he’ll definitely go down as one of the all-time greats. Gonzalez will likely go down as the...


If God sends Ray Edwards “assets” similar to Thompson, he may have to oblige. That’s dude’s outlook on that! Atlanta Falcons baller RAY EDWARDS recently called it a wrap with bodacious stripper girlfriend LASTARYA THOMPSON under heavy speculation that his break-up with her may have been spurred on by Thompson’s alleged interludes with other NFL ballers. Rumors that she...

Tony Gonzalez says 2012 season probably his last

Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez signed a one-year, $7 million extension on January 1, and the new deal spanned only one year for good reason. Gonzalez plans to call it a career after 2012. Tentatively, at least. “One year,” Gonzalez replied when asked on a Facebook chat Thursday how many more seasons he’ll play. “I…

Brandon Fisher leaving Detroit to work for his dad in St. Louis

The Lions said after the season that all of their assistant coaches for 2011 would return for 2012, but it turns out that’s not the case. The Detroit Free Press reports that Brandon Fisher, a defensive assistant in Detroit, is leaving to become an assistant to his dad, Rams head coach Jeff Fisher. Lions coach…

Falcons TE Gonzalez says next season will likely be his last

Atlanta Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez said Thursday that he will likely retire after next season in a Facebook video chat with fans hosted by ESPN.

Rams hire John Fassel as special teams coach

John Fassel, who had the same duties in Oakland the last three seasons, is joining Jeff Fisher's Rams staff as special teams coach.

NFL Yearbook: 2011 Tennessee Titans

 The 2011 season marked a new beginning for the Tennessee Titans franchise. The fresh start began when 16-year head coach Jeff Fisher stepped down before the start of the season, paving the way for offensive line coach Mike Munchak to take the helm. The first-time head coach, a Hall of Fame player, led the Titans to a respectable 8-8 record, leaving them just outside the Playoffs...
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