Darrell Green Rips Deion Sanders, Norv Turner and Marty Schottenheimer

WASHINGTON — Darrell Green’s success with the Redskins could not be overstated. The Hall of Fame corner’s loyalty, seen in the entirety of his 20-year Hall of Fame career in a burgundy and gold uniform, deserves equal recognition. Green was, in his own words, the “truest Redskin of them all.” “Dude, I know what a real Redskin is,” he told 106.7 The Fan’s Grant Paulsen...
May 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Browns Fun Facts: Marty Schottenheimer

A few weeks ago, the ESPN 30 for 30 Film “Believeland” debuted at the annual Cleveland International Film Festival. Of course, this documentary would not have been complete without Marty Schottenheimer and the 1980s Cleveland Browns.   Schottenheimer served as a coach in Cleveland from 1980 to 1988. He started as a defensive coordinator under Sam Rutigliano until taking...
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May 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Redskins to hire coach Greg Manusky

The Washington Redskins will hire Greg Manusky to coach the team’s outside linebackers, according to reports. Manusky, who played with the Skins from 1988-1990 and coached linebackers for Washington under Marty Schottenheimer in 2001, was most recently the defensive coordinator for the Indianapolis Colts. The outside linebackers did not have a separate coach in Washington last...
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January 20, 2016  |  Discuss

The Spanos family hasn't been great at hiring Chargers head coaches

Another hire like Mike McCoy could sink the Chargers into a decade of mediocrity.They're at a crossroads. But the Spanos family has been known to make a coaching move in the wrong direction one too many times.Take the unpopular 2007 firing of head coach Marty Schottenheimer. It was a reactionary move; the Chargers had ruined their best-ever season with a home playoff loss at Schottenheimer...
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November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

10 biggest wastes of talent in NFL history

By Jesse Reed Aldon Smith was released by the San Francisco 49ers after his fifth arrest in three years, and there is a chance his NFL career could be over. Smith has Hall of Fame potential, yet his personal demons have crippled his chances of success. Such a waste of talent. He could have been one of the game’s all-time greats, yet it appears alcoholism has its talons so deep...
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August 10, 2015  |  Discuss

JJ Birden: helping people find their voice

JJ Birden wasn’t exactly a household name as a wide receiver in the NFL. He was an 8th round selection by the Cleveland Browns in the 1988 NFL draft. After tearing his ACL in practice as a rookie, his Olympic track and field hopes were dashed. He would rehab and try to get back on the field, but Cleveland didn’t feel he could return to form. Birden would sign with the Dallas...
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June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Junkin: Biggest OLB bust in Browns history

Mike Junkin is not only the worst outside linebacker selection in Browns history, he may well be their worst selection ever. After finishing off his college career as Duke’s all-time leading tackler, Junkin was still thought of by many as a second-round pick at best. Even the Browns scout Dom Anile, who loved Junkin and famously called him “a mad dog in a meat market,” felt...
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April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Zook embracing role at bottom of Packers'€™ coaching ranks

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- When Ron Zook was fired by the University of Illinois in November 2011, he knew it was time to get away from football for a while. So that's what he did. At first, the break was just what Zook needed. He had been coaching in either college or the NFL every season since 1978, a run of 34 consecutive years. "I remember Marty Schottenheimer saying one time, 'About...
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February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Rams OC Schottenheimer to interview for Vanderbilt head-coaching job

St. Louis Rams offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer will interview for the head coaching job at Vanderbilt on Thursday, FOX Sports 1 NFL Insider Mike Garafolo and other media report. Schottenheimer is a 15-year NFL veteran and spent the past two seasons as the Rams offensive coordinator. He joined the Rams after spending the previous six seasons in the same role with the New...
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January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Most NFL head coaching playoff losses

Records for playoff losses by NFL head coaches, according to STATS LLC. Most consecutive playoff losses, head coach (seasons) 6, Marty Schottenheimer (1993-2006) 6, Jim Mora (1987-2000) 6, Steve Owen (1939-50) 5, Marvin Lewis (2005-13) 5, Mike Holmgren (1997-2004) 5, Paul Brown (1957-75) --- Most consecutive playoff losses to start career 6, Jim Mora (1987-2000) 5, Marvin...
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January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

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