Dungy: NFL teams don't view Kaepernick as good enough QB

Former NFL head coach Tony Dungy believes Colin Kaepernick’s decision to protest the national anthem last season is a factor in why the quarterback remains a free agent, but he does not believe it tells the entire story.When asked about the situation on “The Dan Patrick Show” Thursday, Dungy said he feels teams would overlook Kaepernick’s political stances if they thought...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Deion Sanders annoyed over reaction to his Colts accusations

Deion Sanders dropped a noteworthy accusation on Sunday that seemingly got lost in the Super Bowl shuffle, and the Hall of Fame cornerback is now annoyed that his comments have become a national story.When the topics of Spygate and Deflategate came up after the New England Patriots’ miraculous comeback against the Atlanta Falcons, Sanders defended Bill Belichick’s team by claiming...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 08, 2017  |  Discuss

Tony Dungy reiterates that he is done coaching in NFL

Tony Dungy continues to make it clear that he is still retired. Dungy, who retired from the Indianapolis Colts in 2008, has been linked in league circles to the Jacksonville Jaguars job. The Hall of Famer made it unequivocally clear, however, that his coaching career is finished. “I am done with that for sure,” Dungy told Mike Florio of ProFootballTalk when asked about coaching...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Bills OC turned down interviews he thought were only offered to satisfy Rooney Rule

Buffalo Bills offensive coordinator Anthony Lynn spoke Thursday about the Rooney Rule and the effect it’s had on his career. Notably, he says he’s turned down interviews he thought were offered solely to satisfy the rule, which requires teams to interview at least one minority candidate for head coaching vacancies. Here’s the video with his comments: “Sometimes people...
Via The Comeback
December 15, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Lorenzo Neal opens up about worst game of career

We recently sat down with former Pro Bowler Lorenzo Neal as he recalled the worst game of his career when in 1998 as a member of the Bucs, Neal dropped a critical pass in a game against the Jacksonville Jaguars. To this day, Neal is still haunted by the play and is constantly reminded about his drop by his former head coach, Hall of Famer Tony Dungy.
Via Yardbarker Video
August 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Tony Dungy gives great speech after Hall of Fame induction (VIDEO)

Former Indianapolis Colts/Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Tony Dungy was elected into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday night, along with Brett Favre and some others. The former coach always seemed to get the most out of his players, sporting a 139-69 career record, and was known for being a players’ coach. He was the first African American coach to win a Super Bowl, which...
Via The Sports Daily
August 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Peyton Manning once feared Pats were bugging locker room

By Jason Rowan Former Indianapolis Colts head coach Tony Dungy says there was a time that Peyton Manning was so concerned that the New England Patriots were bugging the visitor’s locker room at Gillette Stadium that he would leave it to discuss the game plan. Dungy, during an appearance on “The Dan Patrick Show,” said that there’s obviously no way to know for certain...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
August 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Jason Collins compares Tony Dungy to Donald Sterling

By Steve DelVecchio Last year, former Indianapolis Colts head coach Tony Dungy thought he was making a relatively innocent comment when he said he would pass on Michael Sam in the NFL Draft strictly to avoid media distractions. Jason Collins felt the remarks were homophobic. Collins, who became the first openly gay NBA player when he was signed by the Brooklyn Nets last year...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Tony Dungy voted for Bobby Wagner for NFL MVP

By Matt Yoder When the MVP votes were released, the winner wasn’t much of a surprise – Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers.  Second place wasn’t much of a surprise either, as Houston Texans all-world defensive end J.J. Watt received the most votes for a defensive player since Lawrence Taylor won the award in 1986. What was a surprise was the last name read to receive...
Via Awful Announcing
February 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Tony Dungy: Maybe a disgruntled employee deflated footballs

By Jason Rowan Tony Dungy on Monday morning made an appearance on “The Dan Patrick Show,” and of course the issue of “Deflategate,” a controversy that otherwise should be known as “The Scandal That Refuses To Go Away,” was one of the central topics of the interview. Dungy, who lamented how “Deflategate” has dominated the narrative thus far heading into Super Bowl...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

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