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Vikings' Zimmer maintains close ties to Parcells

The Wilf brothers Zygi and Mark, owners of the Vikings, have been longtime fans of Hall of Fame coach Bill Parcells. In fact, there were rumors a few years back that the Vikings were interested in hiring Parcells as coach. So the Wilfs should be happy that Parcells and new coach Mike Zimmer remain close after he worked for Parcells for four years as his defensive coordinator with...
Via Pro Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Take Your Pick: Tom Coughlin vs. Bill Parcells

I could never imagine trying to be a coach in any major sport. Imagine having to try to motivate young, entitled men to play a game that they are already getting paid millions of dollars to play in the first place. The idea that an athlete needs to be motivated boggles my mind from time to time. You give me $50 million, and I will find motivation, or just buy it. However, the great...
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June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Bill Parcells visited the Giants today (Photo)

New York Giants great Bill Parcells visited his former team today and took a photo with current head coach Tom Coughlin in front of the Giants’ trophy case. Had a visitor at #NYG OTA today. He stopped to say hello and check out the lobby! #LombardiTrophies — pat hanlon (@giantspathanlon) June 10, 2014 For those who don’t know, Coughlin was the Giants...
Via Pro Football Zone
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Parcells ‘very impressed’ with Bridgewater after meeting

The Browns are pulling out the big guns (read: Big Tuna) in their search for a franchise quarterback. Hall of Fame coach Bill Parcells told's Gil Brandt that he met with Browns owner Jimmy Haslam as a "courtesy consultant" for the team. More interestingly, Parcells had a face-to-face with Louisville...
Via Helmet2Helmet
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Cleveland Browns wanted to hire Bill Parcells to run team

The Cleveland Browns wanted to drag former New England Patriots head coach Bill Parcells out of retirement to run their organization. The 72-year-old Parcells last served as vice president of football operations for the Miami Dolphins from 2008 to 2010. He resigned from that role in September of 2010. The Browns wanted Parcells to come out of retirement to hold an unknown role with...
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Bill Parcells would start a team with Lawrence Taylor

Former NFL head coach Bill Parcells told the media during his Hall of Fame conference call that if he could start a team with any player from the past or present, it would be Lawrence Taylor. In conference call, Bill Parcells said he would pick Lawrence Taylor if he could start a franchise with one player, past or present. — NFL: AroundTheLeague (@NFL_ATL) July 17, 2013 Why LT...
Via Pro Football Zone
July 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Bill Parcells: Cowboys fans are lucky to have Jerry Jones

During his Hall of Fame conference call today, former NFL head coach Bill Parcells said that Cowboys fans are lucky to have Jerry Jones as an owner. Parcells says Cowboys fans are lucky to have Jerry Jones because all owners aren't created equal. — Charean Williams (@NFLCharean) July 17, 2013 That was nice of Parcells to say and  I agree with him to extent.  Not every owner...
Via Pro Football Zone
July 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Watch this 30 for 30 short on “The Irrelevant Giant”, John Tuggle (VIDEO)

The folks over at ESPN’s always-awesome 30 for 30 documentary series have delivered yet again, this time with their newest short, “The Irrelevant Giant”, documenting the short but memorable career of Giants Fullback/Special Teams maven John Tuggle. (via As the final pick of the 1983 draft out of California, Tuggle was dubbed “Mr. Irrelevant”, and naturally...
Via Read And React
April 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Bill Parcells: Patriots have spoiled New England with their success

If you think that the Patriots have become a finesse team that can’t win big games anymore, Bill Parcells thinks you’re crazy. The Big Tuna was among seven elected into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday. Before learning of his good fortune, he gave an interview to Dan Shaughnessy of The Boston Globe. Parcells reportedly scoffed at the suggestion that the Patriots have...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 03, 2013  |  2 Comments

Bill Parcells Says He’s ‘Done With Football,’ Isn’t Interested in Trying to Salvage Jets

Come on, greater NFL populace. If you’re going to ask Bill Parcells about returning to the NFL, at least do it with a team that he’d be remotely interested in taking over. Anyway, the very successful former coach of the Giants, Patriots, Jets and Cowboys was asked Thursday on ESPN Radio whether he wanted to return to the NFL in any capacity, and he said no. “No, I wouldn...
January 05, 2013  |  Discuss
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