BOB SANDERS RUMORS & GOSSIP
Welcome to the offseason, where news runs as slow as molasses in northern Wisconsin during winter. As a way to pass the time and still get a healthy dose of Green Bay Packers football, we’ve put together a series detailing some defensive formations utilized by Dom Capers.
Every day this week we’ll bring you a breakdown of a particular Packers’ defensive formation. Hopefully...
ST. LOUIS Bob Sanders was having a bad day.
His bad knee was bothering him, and his fifth Boston Marathon had gone slower than the 53-year-old from Maryville, Ill., would have liked. He started in the third corral of the marathon's second wave of runners, and finished the 26.2 miles in 4:18:41.
"I got my medal, and the foil they wrap you up in," Sanders said by phone...
The Oakland Raiders have rounded out their coaching staff by hiring former NFL defensive coordinator Bob Sanders as linebackers coach.
Coach Dennis Allen announced the move on Friday to fill the final vacancy on his staff. He had earlier hired Greg Olson as offensive coordinator, Tony Sparano as offensive line coach and Bobby April as special teams coordinator.
Sanders spent the...
Via AP on Fox
January 25, 2013
The Oakland Raiders announced Friday that their coaching staff is complete with the hire of linebackers coach Bob Sanders. Sanders held the same position with the Buffalo Bills in 2012. He joined them in 2009 as defensive line coach and move to outside linebackers coach in 2010-11. Sanders, a 33-year coaching vet, was the Green Bay Packers defensive coordinator from 2006-08....
GREEN BAY, Wis. Former Packers cornerback Al Harris has been hired as the secondary coach for the Kansas City Chiefs.
Harris, 38, played in Green Bay from 2003-10 was named to two Pro Bowls in that time.
Early in his career, Harris played for new Chiefs coach Andy Reid in Philadelphia for four seasons. Harris served as a coaching intern this season with the Miami Dolphins under...
Chris Brown of the outstanding website Smart Football recently published a spectacular book aptly named The Essential Smart Footall.
Brown's work places the nuances and complexities of football within the grasp of the common fan. His book is easy to read, yet impressive deep. I can honestly say that I personally flew through the book, dog eared key pages, and reread several...
The Buffalo Bills
reshaped their coaching staff Monday by adding Andrew Dees and Eric Thatcher,
and reassigning Bob Bicknell, Bob Sanders and Adrian White.
The Buffalo Bills reshaped their coaching staff Monday by adding Andrew Dees and Eric Thatcher, and reassigning Bob Bicknell, Bob Sanders, and Adrian White.
Dees becomes the team's assistant offensive line coach, and Thatcher will serve as the new defensive quality control coach. They both will make their NFL coaching debut with Buffalo.
Bicknell will coach receivers after...
Via AP on Fox
January 30, 2012
Bob Mangino sent along a link that points out an oddity among sports: guys named Bob aren't very common any longer. Turns out the last active Bob in major American sports is Bob Sanders:
Via Wikipedia, the story of how San Diego Chargers safety Bob Sanders came to be known as Bob:
Having been given a name that was difficult for many to pronounce correctly (Demond), Sanders...
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Former NFL lineman and current fitness guru John Welbourn runs a blog called Talk to me Johnnie. In one of the discussions about training he mentions that his hardest hit wasn't Ted Washington:
Two hardest hits I took in the NFL were from Tim Hauck (185 lbs) and Bob Sanders on a tackle sweep.