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Why These Chicago Bears Pass Rush Concerns Are Pointless

One of the great myths of what makes a top NFL defense is that a dynamic pass rush is a must in order for everything to function.  Sure, having one is a bonus but so much more goes into stopping opponents from scoring that getting heat on the quarterback. Nobody knows this better than new Chicago Bears defensive coordinator Vic Fangio. #Bears DBs coach Ed Donatell on DC Vic Fangio...
Via Sports Mockery
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Rams seventh-round pick Bryce Hager and Jeff Fisher go way back

Seventh-round draft pick of the St. Louis Rams Bryce Hager out of Baylor has family ties to Rams head coach Jeff Fisher. Hager is the son of former NFL linebacker Britt Hager. Fisher told ESPN a great story about the time he had a role in drafting Bryce Hager's father."Yes, it's a great story," Fisher said. "Yes, I know him very well. Actually, he was a draft pick of ours in 1989...
Via Fox Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 5 Chicago Bears Draft Picks of All-Time

Since the 2015 NFL Draft is right around the corner, it’s a good time to reflect on some of the best draft decisions by the Chicago Bears organization in hope that general manager Ryan Pace will make some great selections in this year’s draft.It can be said that NFL greats Walter Payton, Gale Sayers, Dick Butkus and Brian Urlacher are some of the best players selected by the...
Via Pro Football Spot
27 days ago  |  Discuss

No Huddle – Jets Marching Towards NFL Draft Edition…

TJ Rosenthal kicks off another week of New York Jets coverage at Turn On The Jets with his weekly No Huddle – Make sure to give TJ a follow on Twitter on Turn On The Jets a follow on Facebook. Rex, Amaro, and Old School Decorum Bills HC Rex Ryan is still seething from Jace Amaro’s observation that last year’s Jets lacked accountability. Ryan said the second year tight end...
Via Turn On The Jets
April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Getting Off The Eagles Bus

Emperor ChipI'm 45 years old, and have been watching the Eagles play football, to the point of remem- bering games, since the mid 1970s. I remember Bill Bergey, and Roman Gabriel, and how bad those teams were before they brought in Dick Vermeil, and built things up to the too-soon moment of Wilbert Montgomery going untouched on the coldest day ever in Philadelphia, against Dallas...
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April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Rex Ryan Already Having a Positive Impact on the Bills

Rex Ryan has already had a positive impact on the Buffalo Bills franchise despite the fact that he has not even coached a game yet. Ryan has been employed in the NFL for seventeen seasons and hiring a coach of that stature shines a positive light on the team. It can be argued that the Bills have received more media attention since the Ryan hiring than they did during former head...
Via Pro Football Spot
April 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo Of The Day: Rex Ryan & Bill Belichick Enter Combine Together

Here’s Rex Ryan in the Super Bowl 25 @buffalobills Thurman Thomas jersey, entering Combine with, yes, Bill Belichick pic.twitter.com/gp0vDKTF3w — Rich Eisen (@richeisen) February 20, 2015 I don’t know what’s weirder; Rex Ryan wearing a (Thurman Thomas) Bills jersey, Rex Ryan & Bill Belichick walking into the NFL Combine together or Bill Belichick wearing a “Bill...
Via The Awesome Boston
February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Breaking Down the New York Jets Coaches Part 2

In Part two of my breakdown of the Jets coaching staff I will take a look at the defensive and special teams coaches. In Part 1 I took a look at the coaches who will be working together to try and reinvent the Jets offense. Before I can discuss the men who will lead the defense out of the Rex Ryan era, I must first mention the two new additions to the coaching staff. With these two...
Via Pro Football Spot
February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

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
January 11, 2015  |  Discuss

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 Bloguin Best
January 11, 2015  |  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
January 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Rapper Common Forged Jordan’s Signature Makes Bold Bears Prediction

Common, a rapper from Chicago known for his silky smooth style, had a suggestion for the Chicago Bears in their search for their next head coach. While signing autographs and meeting with fans outside of a New York hotel, TMZ stopped Common to congratulate him on his most recent film, Selma, and the cameraman brought up a connection… Common is from Chicago, the Bears just fired...
Via Sports Mockery
January 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Bears Should Have Their General Manager by Saturday

The Chicago Bears' search for a new general manager has entered its second week. Kansas City Chiefs director of player personnel Chris Ballard appears to be emerging as a front-runner. The Bears will be the first team to interview Ballard. Monday afternoon, Ballard turned down an opportunity to interview for the New York Jets general manager position. This makes the Bears the front...
Via Pro Football Spot
January 05, 2015  |  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
January 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Dan Quinn: New York Jets Bound?

The New York Jets have wiped the slate clean. Woody Johnson’s purge has left a vacuum in Florham Park. After six years, the echoes of Rex Ryan’s bombast have quickly faded away. A fresh, new voice is expected to lead Gang Green into battle come 2015. However, this presumed paragon of change may not be so unfamiliar. Enter arguably their top head coaching candidate: Dan Quinn...
Via Turn On The Jets
December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets enjoy win, while some fans view it as loss

NEW YORK (AP) In the locker room, the win meant a whole lot to Rex Ryan and his players. On social media, it felt more like a loss to some New York Jets fans. Welcome to the bizarre paradox that has become the Jets' 3-11 season. ''We're going to go out every Sunday and try to get a `W' no matter what's going on,'' right tackle Breno Giacomini said Monday, ''no matter what our record...
Via AP on Fox
December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Kelly respects Cowboys, doesn't share hate

PHILADELPHIA (AP) From Tom Landry, Jimmy Johnson and Jason Garrett to Dick Vermeil, Buddy Ryan and Andy Reid, the men in charge have changed while the rivalry remains intense. No matter the coaches, the players or the records, it's always a big game when the Philadelphia Eagles play the Dallas Cowboys. First place in the NFC East is on the line for Sunday night's prime-time matchup...
Via AP on Fox
December 12, 2014  |  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

Saints' Payton, Ryan dismiss sideline spats

NEW ORLEANS (AP) 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 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Jaguars: Where Do We Go From Here? Week 13

The good news to come out of Sunday's game was no new injuries and a strong pass rush effort, albeit only early on and in good part due to the MCL injury of Colts offensive guard Hugh Thornton. The Jacksonville Jaguars are starting to see the realities of playing as many offensive rookies as they do at the pro level. As a result, the team's rebuilding effort is now officially one...
Via Pro Football Spot
November 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Salute to military has moving moments

The NFL's salute to the military in November includes a call to action for fans to reach out to members of the services, and a Salute to Service Award given to someone in the league. Partnering with USAA, which provides insurance and financial services to current and former members of the military and their families, the NFL is promoting appreciation for the military in a major way...
Via AP on Fox
November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Rams-Eagles Capsule

ST. LOUIS (1-2) at PHILADELPHIA (3-1) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, Fox OPENING LINE - Eagles by 8 RECORD VS. SPREAD - St. Louis 1-2, Philadelphia 2-1-1 SERIES RECORD - Tied 19-19-1 LAST MEETING - Eagles beat Rams 31-13, Sept. 11, 2011 LAST WEEK - Rams bye; Eagles lost to 49ers 26-21 AP PRO32 RANKING - Rams No. 29, Eagles No. 8 RAMS OFFENSE - OVERALL (9), RUSH (22), PASS (9). RAMS DEFENSE ...
Via AP on Fox
October 02, 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

Hayward Has To Be Hurting

I wrote last month that cornerback Casey Hayward wasn’t having a very good training camp. I didn’t read that anywhere else, so I began to wonder whether my guys at training camp were feeding me some faulty information. I should’ve known better. Two weeks into the regular season, it’s pretty obvious that the former Vanderbilt star isn’t playing nearly as well as he did a...
Via Packers Notes
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Stock Watch Fallers: Week 2

Torrey Smith Once considered a one-trick-burner, after 3 years in the NFL Torrey Smith has developed into a quality receiving threat for the Ravens. Last season, as a 3rd year breakout performer, Smith saw a career high 137 targets and was able to turn them into a career-high in receptions (65) and yardage (1,128). After becoming the “#1″ receiver for the Ravens, many had Smith...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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