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Buffalo Bills finalizing hire of Rex Ryan

The Buffalo Bills were blindsided on New Year’s Eve when former head coach Doug Marrone exercised his opt-out clause, putting himself back on the market. Buffalo was forced into looking for a new lead man after a 9-7 campaign and found one on Sunday, with multiple reports surfacing that Rex Ryan will be hired for the position. Ryan is coming to the Bills after spending six seasons...
Via This Given Sunday
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Want the 3-4 Defense Bears Fans? Dick LeBeau Is Available

With a new GM in Ryan Pace, who is 37-years old and brings fresh ideas to the table, Chicago Bears fans can expects some changes in the organization.  That could include tweaks to a defensive philosophy the team has held for decades. Everybody who has played the Bears over the years knows they run various schemes out of the tried and true 4-3 system with four down linemen and three...
Via Sports Mockery
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Rex Ryan: Chicago Bears are NOT interested

Of course, the Chicago Bears aren’t interested in Rex Ryan. He’s the polar opposite of their corporate culture. Ryan is an arrogant, brash loudmouth who says whatever he feels like saying in public. Chicago Bears coaches have to be, and can only be, someone who’s quiet, soft-spoken, and always on their pre-scripted message all the time. We’ll come back to this, first here’s...
Via The Sports Bank
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Cross a Name Off the List, Chicago Has No Interest in Hiring Another Ryan

The Bears have a lot to address if they want to contend not only next year, but in the next few. Obviously, the start of that rebuilding process is getting a new general manager and head coach. Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk  has reported per sources close to the Bears’ hierarchy, Rex Ryan will not be seen on the sidelines at Soldier Field in 2015. Ryan is the son of famed Bears’...
Via Sports Mockery
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints' Payton, Ryan dismiss sideline disagreements

NEW ORLEANS -- Sean Payton wonders what people would say about his relationship with defensive coordinator Rob Ryan if they saw the Saints coaches digging candy out of a jar in Ryan's office while reviewing game video. On the sideline, Payton and Ryan have been seen barking back and forth numerous times when the Saints' defense has been gashed. After practice on Friday, it sounded...
Via AP on Fox
December 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Mel Tucker Replacements Lining Up For Chicago Bears

If the Chicago Bears are beginning to lean towards parting ways with Mel Tucker, their selection of possible replacements is starting to grow. Dennis Allen Fired By Oakland Raiders It was clear almost from the beginning that Dennis Allen was in as close to a no-win scenario as a head coach can get with the Oakland Raiders.  He had no high draft picks and a horrible salary cap...
Via Sports Mockery
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

The Seahawks do blitzing better than anybody

The Seattle Seahawks did not play any unusual packages in the Super Bowl and did not need to bring extra blitzers to get to Peyton Mannning. They just lined up their normal four-man front against one of the best offenses in history – and smashed them in the mouth. In a recent story by Pro Football Focus the Seahawks ranked 28th of the 32 teams in blitz frequency, blitzing only...
Via cover32 - Seahawks
April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Harry Gamble'slegacy lives on in Eagles organization...

Hard-core Eagles' fans today mourn the death of an old-school guy... Harry Gamble was much more than just a "football guy"...but that is how he will be remembered in the minds and hearts of many of the Philadelphia Eagles' faithful.  The guy loved Eagles football and lived for it...  Harry Gamble, who was an Eagles' executive and former high school and college football...
Via Eagles Eye
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

What Made The 1985 Chicago Bears Special

With the Pro Bowl behind us and the Super Bowl less than a week away, I thought it would be appropriate to take a look at the Chicago Bears’ 1985-86 Super Bowl team and some of the players that made an impact. Buddy’s 46 Defense The New York Post recently called the 1985 Chicago Bears the best Super Bowl team ever. One of the biggest reasons for this was Buddy Ryan’s “46″...
Via Sports Mockery
January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

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