10 teams with glaring NFL Draft needs

Every team in the NFL has a need, perhaps even more than one. That’s the nature of the free agency age as it’s much harder for teams to keep their talent for the duration of player’s career. That results in an added emphasis on drafting well.This year is no different as 32 teams — yes, even the New England Patriots — have holes that must be filled. But for some, that need...
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Report: Rams sign Pro Bowl pass rusher Connor Barwin

It’s not a secret that new defensive coordinator Wade Phillips has had some input on what the Los Angeles Rams have done in free agency. The addition of former Denver Broncos cornerback Kayvon Webster earlier this week magnifies that to a T.Now, the Rams have reportedly signed another Phillips pupil in the form of pass rusher Connor Barwin, formerly of the Houston Texans and Philadelphia...
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March 16, 2017  |  Discuss

How recent Super Bowl winners made free agency work

Even though NFL players generally make less than their counterparts in MLB and NBA, that doesn’t stop the rampant grousing about escalating contracts in professional football come the arrival of free agency. In fact, one of the things you can reliably count on each year is sermonizing from self-professed roster experts about how supposedly smart teams eschew the open market and...
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March 09, 2017  |  Discuss

Wade Phillips jokes about coaching under Sean McVay with the Rams

Long-time NFL coach Wade Phillips just joined the Los Angeles Rams as the team’s defensive coordinator. This comes after a tremendous two-year stint as the Denver Broncos’ defensive coordinator. It’s a tenure that included Phillips winning his first Super Bowl in a 41 years as a coach in the NFL.Phillips now heads to Los Angeles to coach under new Rams head coach Sean McVay...
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February 02, 2017  |  Discuss

Wade Phillips blasts report claiming he divided locker room

Charlie Campbell of has never been one to hold back from dropping a juicy tidbit he overheard or was told while interviewing someone. His latest? Rumors from a source at the Senior Bowl that stated former Denver Broncos defensive coordinator Wade Phillips had “divided the Broncos locker room.”Sources with the Broncos, however, say that Phillips divided the...
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January 23, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Wade Phillips agrees to become Rams defensive coordinator

The Los Angeles Rams have made two big coaching hires in the same day. Hours after they announced the hiring of Sean McVay as head coach, reports said the Rams have also hired Wade Phillips as defensive coordinator. ESPN’s Adam Schefter was first to report the news about Phillips. The Rams’ hiring of Phillips is no surprise considering reports had said McVay was likely to bring...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Sean McVay eyeing Phillips as DC if hired by Rams

Current Washington Redskins offensive coordinator Sean McVay is in the midst of his second interview for the Los Angeles Rams’ vacant head coaching opening. All signs seem to point in the direction of McVay being hired to replace Jeff Fisher. Washington OC Sean McVay is expected to have a second HC interview with Rams later today, per league source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter...
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January 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Defensive coordinator Wade Phillips might be Denver’s most important free agent

The man behind the best defense in recent NFL history may soon be on the market. Veteran defensive coordinator Wade Phillips has been at the helm of the Broncos defense the past few years, that may very well be changing, according to USA Today: Veteran defensive coordinator Wade Phillips’ contract is set to expire soon after this season ends, opening the possibility he could...
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December 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Jerry Jones: Cowboys will not rest their starters

The Dallas Cowboys have already clinched the No. 1 seed in the NFC and don’t really have much to gain in Monday’s game against the Detroit Lions, but don’t expect them to take it easy. Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said on 105.3 FM Friday that the team will not rest its starters. The reason is based on Jones’ learning experience from the 2007 season when the Cowboys clinched...
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December 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Wade Phillips returns to work after scare, sends funny tweet

Denver Broncos defensive coordinator Wade Phillips appears to be just fine after a frightening collision over the weekend, and his sense of humor remains fully intact. Phillips sent a tweet on Monday thanking everyone for their concern. He also gave himself the “big hit award” for being leveled by San Diego Chargers running back Melvin Gordon. Thanks and I appreciate everyone...
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October 31, 2016  |  Discuss

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