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NFL players, coaches and media members react to Dennis Green's death

Longtime NFL and collegiate football coach Dennis Green died on Friday at age 67, according to NFL.com's Ian Rapoport and multiple reports.Green first broke into the NFL in 1979 as a special teams coach with the San Francisco 49ers under Hall of Fame head coach Bill Walsh. The Harrisburg, Pennsylvania native went on to become head coach of the Minnesota Vikings from 1992-2001 and...
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Denny Green remembered by those he mentored and taught

Denny Green is probably most remembered for his time coaching the Minnesota Vikings or for his fiery, "They are who we thought they were" rant from his time coaching the Arizona Cardinals. But Green, who passed away Friday at the age of 67 was also a pioneer in college coaching and his impact on the game still resonates.Green's own story is compelling. His father passed away at 11...
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Report: Mike Holmgren turned down chance to coach the Jets

The New York Jets are coming off a surprising 10-win season under first-year head coach Todd Bowles. Despite missing out on the playoffs, it was a successful campaign for the previously downtrodden franchise. Though, it does appear that the Jets were extremely close to hiring a bigger name to be their head coach before ultimately deciding on Bowles. According to Bob Glauber of...
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May 26, 2016  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Name the members of the San Francisco 49ers organization whose numbers have been retired

Can you name the members of the San Francisco 49ers organization whose numbers have been retired? Clue: The retired number/position in organization. Any time indicated with an asterisk (*) represents a non-consecutive tenure with the team during that time.
February 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Jon Stewart went out on top, here's why our favorite athletes rarely do

Legendary comedian and the best political journalist on television Jon Stewart ended his 16-year run as host of The Daily Show on Thursday. It was a star-studded affair that was filled with emotion, hilarity and reflection during his final episode on Comedy Central. It can be said, without question, that Stewart is leaving the game at the absolute top. No one is as ‘must-watch’...
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August 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Hall of Famer Bill Walsh praised the talent of this former Bengals QB

Does the name Greg Cook ring any bells to all of you Cincinnati Bengals fans out there? If not, then it was due to a mild case of amnesia, wanting to forget what could have been. AROUND COVER32 First and 10: Ten NFL teams that need to relocate QB Rankings: Rating each NFL QB based on the investment quality of their jersey Take it back to the 1969 NFL Draft when Cook was selected...
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May 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Throwback Thursday: Bill Walsh and the San Francisco 49ers dynasty

The New England Patriots may come close, but it’s going to be difficult for any NFL team to match what the San Francisco 49ers did in the 1980′s. How did all of it come together? Let’s take a stroll down memory lane for Throwback Thursday… AROUND COVER32 First and 10: The 10 biggest sleepers in the 2015 NFL Draft QB Rankings: The odds of all 32 starters being in the NFl...
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April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Six best Super Bowl coaches of all-time

When we study the history of the Super Bowl, most of the information is about players who stood up and made a name for themselves on football’s biggest stage. From Joe Montana and Terry Bradshaw to Tom Brady and Troy Aikman, they all deserve a ton of credit. However, what about the coaches behind the scenes? Those individuals responsible for game-planning to defeat an elite opponent...
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January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

How Marc Trestman Is Following the Bill Walsh Blueprint

A lot of great coaches have come from the tree of Hall of Famer Bill Walsh.  Marc Trestman is one, and the two have something very interesting in common. It took Walsh three years to fix San Francisco 49ers defense Before anybody loses their mind about the “audacity” of comparing an unproven coach like Trestman to an all-time great like Walsh, it’s important to remember that...
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September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Duke's Cutcliffe wins as Dodd Trophy begins new era

ATLANTA -- The Bobby Dodd coaching tree is among the game's most impressive, boasting names both legendary -- Frank Broyles, Bobby Bowden and Bill Walsh -- and contemporary -- Bret Bielema, Steve Spurrier and Charlie Strong. It's only fitting then, that as the Bobby Dodd Coach of the Year Award's past and future met with Monday's announcement that the Chick-fil-A Bowl is taking over...
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December 30, 2013  |  Discuss
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