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According to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen, the New York Jets have fired offensive coordinator Tony Sparano.The Jets have fired offensive coordinator Tony Sparano, as expected, per league sources.— Chris Mortensen (@mortreport) January 8, 2013One name that has been brought up as a possible replacement for Sparano is former Chargers head coach Norv Turner.  He’s one of the best offensive minds in the game today.Need NFL Tickets? var _CI = _CI || {}; (function() { var script = document.createElement('script'); ref = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; _CI.counter = (_CI.counter) ? _CI.counter + 1 : 1; document.write(''); script.type = 'text/javascript'; script.src = ''+_CI.counter; script.async = true; ref.parentNode.insertBefore(script, ref); })(); sr_adspace_id = 1000005525107; sr_adspace_width = 300; sr_adspace_height = 250; sr_ad_new_window = true; sr_adspace_type = "graphic";

Report: RG3 tore ACL and LCL

Robert Griffin III reportedly tore the ACL and LCL in his right knee and will undergo reconstructive surgery. The expected recovery time 6-8 mos.

Jets Fired Tony Sparano

Chris Mortensen reports that the New York Jets have officially parted ways with OC Tony Sparano. This comes as little surprise given that Sparano’s offensive unit ranked 30th in yards this season. The Jets reportedly have interest in Norv Turner and Cam Cameron as possible replacements, but there hasn’t been a whole lot of moment regarding coordinators just yet. Sparano’s...

It’s An ACL And An LCL For RGIII

Well, ****. The verdict is in, according to Chris Mortensen: Robert Griffin III will undergo total reconstructive surgery of his right knee early Wednesday morning to repair torn anterior cruciate and lateral collateral ligaments, but he is expected to be ready for the opener of the 2013 NFL regular season, according to team sources familiar with the determination made by orthopedic...

Robert Griffin III’s father says his ACL isn’t completely torn

ESPN’s Chris Mortensen reported last night that Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III will undergo reconstructive knee surgery to repair a torn ACL and LCL. Griffin’s father told USA Today Sports that his son’s ACL isn’t completely torn. “Robert’s ACL is intact, but not enough for his profession,” Griffin II said in a text message to USA Today Sports. “You and I...

Robert Griffin III Has Complete Tears In ACL & LCL, Out 6-8 Months

ESPN’s Chris Mortensen is reports that Redskins QB Robert Griffin III will need a full knee reconstruction after it was revealed that he has ”complete” tears in both his ACL and LCL. Mortensen adds that Griffin is expected to miss 6-8 months while he rehabs his injured knee. “He should be ready for the 2013 season opener according to the sources that I spoke with,”...

Eagles Interview Notre Dame’s Brian Kelly for Head Coaching Job

Didn’t Kelly say he wasn’t planning on leaving Notre Dame? This was before his team was embarrassed by Bama. From @adamschefter & myself: Eagles interviewed Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly. Sides will revisit when Kelly returns from out of country. — Chris Mortensen (@mortreport) January 10, 2013

Jets Fire OC Tony Sparano

Things have been quiet for the Jets mess for a few days, but things are now back to normal.  After floating in the wings for a few days the team has officially fired offensive coordinator Tony Sparano per ESPN’s Chris Mortensen.   Sparano was brought in with the intentions of spicing up the Jets offense with innovation, and utilizing Tim Tebow in the wildcat formation. Instead...

Robert Griffin III Has Torn ACL and LCL

According to Chris Mortensen of ESPN,  ’Redskins QB Robert Griffin III will undergo total reconstruction of knee for complete tear of ACL and LCL.  The recovery projection for a surgery of this magnitude is 6-8 months. RGIII will go under the knife on Wednesday and there is definitely a chance that he will be available and ready for the 2013 season. According to ESPN: The...

Surgery Scheduled for RG3 on His Torn LCL; Damage to ACL Still Unknown

We can only hope and pray the damage to the ACL is minimum so RG3 can come back strong for the start of the 2013 season. Surgery for @rgiii on LCL scheduled this week and Dr. Andrews will determine how much damage on ACL at that time, per @adamschefter #ESPN — Chris Mortensen (@mortreport) January 8, 2013

Bills Hire Mike Pettine As Defensive Coordinator

ESPN’s Chris Mortensen reports that the Buffalo Bills have hired former Jets defense coordinator Mike Pettine to run their defense. Pettine’s contract recently expired with the Jets and they made it pretty clear that they were prepared to move in a different direction. Pettine joins the two men from Syracuse to round out the Bills’ coaching staff. He’s produced some pretty...

Redskins QB Robert Griffin III Out 6-8 Months

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III is set to undergo total reconstruction surgery of his knee for complete tears of the ACL and LCL, according to Chris Mortensen of ESPN. Mortensen adds that the projected recovery timeframe for such a procedure is six-to-eight months. Redskins QB Robert Griffin III will undergo total reconstruction of knee for complete tear of ACL...

Robert Griffin III will need full reconstructive knee surgery for torn LCL and ACL

At 1:00 AM Eastern time on Wednesday, ESPN insider Chris Mortensen reported some very concerning news for Washington Redskins fans.  Rookie sensation Robert Griffin III is scheduled to undergo full reconstructive knee surgery for a torn LCL and ACL in his right knee on Wednesday morning.Redskins QB Robert Griffin III will undergo total reconstruction of knee for complete tear of...

Robert Griffin III to undergo 'total reconstruction of knee for complete tear of ACL & LCL'

ESPN's Chris Mortensen reports that Robert Griffin III will undergo a full knee reconstruction after Dr. James Andrews diagnosed the star Redskins' quarterback with a complete tear of his right ACL and LCL. Andrews will perform the surgery in approximately six hours: Redskins QB Robert Griffin III will undergo total reconstruction of knee for complete tear of ACL and LCL...

The Eagles and Brian Kelly Are Flirting

Brian Kelly may not have led Notre Dame to a National Championship, but there is no doubt that he exceeded expectations for this year. It is only natural that the solid coaching job Kelly did would be noticed by some teams in the NFL, and it seems the Eagles have made the first move. Apparently the two parties have met, and there is mutual interest. No use speculating anymore...

Robert Griffin III reportedly will have surgery to repair torn ACL, LCL

The news on Robert Griffin III’s knee injury is about as bad as anyone could have feared. ESPN’s Chris Mortensen reports that Griffin suffered a complete tear of his ACL and LCL and that he will undergo total reconstructive surgery on his right knee. The projected timetable for recovery reportedly is 6-8 months, though Mortensen said on SportsCenter that Griffin is expected to...
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