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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...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  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 problem...
Via Sports Mockery
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryan helped by value Saints place on smart players

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Rob Ryan shows as much interest in simplifying his notoriously complex schemes as he shows in cutting his long silver hair. ''We don't coach a brain-dead scheme,'' Ryan told The Associated Press on Tuesday during training camp at The Greenbrier resort. ''We're going to coach...
Via AP on Fox
August 12, 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...
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

Rob Ryan keeping jokes minimal during Jets week

Rob Ryan is portraying himself as the more serious brother this week. Albeit with a self-serving jab mixed in. The Saints' defensive coordinator greeted reporters Friday by holding up the plain white back side of a play chart. The message was that he wasn't going to try to one-up his brother - Jets head coach Rex Ryan - in his game-week media session because he was more...
Via AP on Fox
November 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Dez Bryant and the Five Biggest Sideline Tantrums In NFL History

    In a game where the play is physical, the men are men, and the stakes are always high, sometimes things will get heated with players, coaches, and fans alike. The majority of the time raised voices and wide eyes cease rather quickly, but other times disagreements turn into full on tantrums. It’s hard to believe that grown men with cameras all around them would find it necessary...
Via Down and Distance
October 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Dallas at Eagles---simulator prediction, JB's take, and FF results...

No surprise that the week leading up to a home game with Dallas is one of the best times of the year to be an Eagles fan.  These teams have hissssssssssstory. No need for chapter and verse, but just think Tom Landry and Buddy Ryan and take it from there. Traditionally the teams don't like each other much. There's usually just a lit bit extra emotion and need to win felt...
Via Eagles Eye
October 16, 2013  |  Discuss

My son is crushed: Cleveland Browns trade Trent Richardson

My son is crushed, said a guy I was talking to this morning. He has two jerseys (Josh) Cribbs and (Trent) Richardson he can't wear either one, the disgusted father said. Different reactions vary between Cleveland Browns fans regarding the trade of last years first round pick Trent Richardson. Richardson was taken third overall in 2012 out of Alabama. T...
Via College2Pro.com
September 19, 2013  |  Discuss

New York Jets Philosophical Differences: Coverage to Pressure

Football pundits constantly harp on the faddish new formations and mind blowing innovations that NFL coaches and coordinators concoct year in and year out. Even a casual observer of the NFL can witness dramatic shifts in scheme and play on a league wide scale. In 1985 Buddy Ryan’s 46 defense stopped runners in their tracks. In 2001 everyone was captivated by the Tampa 2 defense...
Via Turn On The Jets
September 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Saints like the way new DC Rob Ryan listens

From his long, gray hair flaring out of the back of his hat to his periodic brash statements, Rob Ryan presents himself as a renegade who does things his own way and doesn't care what anyone else thinks. Yet those who've been around the Saints' new defensive coordinator for a while don't necessarily see him that way. As Ryan aims to turn around a unit that allowed...
Via Fox Sports
August 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Saints like way new defensive coordinator Rob Ryan listens

METAIRIE, La. (AP) -- From his long, gray hair flaring out of the back of his hat to his periodic brash statements, Rob Ryan presents himself as a renegade who does things his own way and doesn't care what anyone else thinks. Yet those who've been around the Saints' new defensive coordinator for a while don't necessarily see him that way. As Ryan aims to turn around...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
August 01, 2013  |  Discuss

New York Jets – Examining Rex Ryan’s Tenure As Head Coach

“I’m a hell of a lot better football coach than I’m given credit for. I don’t care. I don’t need the credit. But I can tell you one thing, when it’s said and done, they’ll look back and say, ‘Oh man, this dude can coach his butt off.’ And you know what? It’s true. And I’ll let the people that know best talk on my behalf about the kind of coach I am. I don...
Via Turn On The Jets
July 26, 2013  |  Discuss

The 1980s Chicago Bears And The Greatest Pass Rush In NFL History

The 1985 Bears are rightly regarded as one of the best single-season teams in NFL history. But for nearly an entire decade, Mike Ditka and Buddy Ryan's Chicago Bears fielded the most fearsome and productive pass rush in NFL history.
Via Cold Hard Football Facts
July 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers Flashback Sunday: The Epitome of 80′s Inepitude

The Green Bay Packers vs. the Chicago Bears. Gives you goosebumps just hearing that doesn’t it? The longest running rivalry in the NFL, going on an unbelievable 92 years this season, the Packers and Bears games have become the stuff of legends. Every contest a bitter struggle to claim superiority until the next meeting. During much of the 1980′s however, these games were no...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
June 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Rob Ryan motivated after getting 'feelings hurt' by Cowboys

METAIRIE, La. (AP) -- Rob Ryan figures his firing in Dallas will only help him relate to a Saints defense humbled by a historically bad season. "I don't like getting fired," Ryan said Thursday during his first meeting with reporters since Sean Payton hired him in February to revamp New Orleans' last-ranked defense. "I know I got my feelings hurt and so did...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
May 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Ryan: Hurt feelings bringing him, Saints together

Rob Ryan figures his firing in Dallas will only help him relate to a Saints defense humbled by a historically bad season. ''I don't like getting fired,'' Ryan said Thursday during his first meeting with reporters since Sean Payton hired him in February to revamp New Orleans' last-ranked defense. ''I know I got my feelings hurt and so did our players...
Via AP on Fox
May 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Saints hire Ryan as defensive coordinator

METAIRIE, La. (AP) -- Saints coach Sean Payton has chosen Rob Ryan as his new defensive coordinator, hoping New Orleans can overhaul a unit that was historically bad last season. Ryan, the brother of New York Jets coach Rex Ryan, spent the past two seasons as Dallas' defensive coordinator. He was fired after last season, when his defense ranked 19th. "We have experience...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
February 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Rams hire Rob Ryan. Is he better than his record?

By hiring Rob Ryan to be his defensive coordinator, Jeff Fisher completes a circle of sorts. Fisher came up in the NFL as one of many understudies of Buddy Ryan. Fisher's coaching life begain as his playing career ended, as a member of the elder Ryan's vaunted 1985 Chicago Bears defense. Years later, Buddy Ryan finally passed the torch to his twin sons, Rex and Rob, giving...
Via Rams Herd
January 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Ryan brings fire, excitement to Rams defense

ST. LOUIS Well so much for the Rams and coach Jeff Fisher having a defensive coordinator that hasnt been in the news lately. A year after the Rams hired well known and respected defensive coordinator Gregg Williams only to have him never coach a game due to a suspension stemming from the bounty gate scandal they hired another character to replace him. The Rams hired former Cowboys...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
January 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Ryan to bring fire, excitement to Rams defense

ST. LOUIS -Well so much for the Rams and coach Jeff Fisher having a defensive coordinator that hasnt been in the news lately. A year after the Rams hired well known and respected defensive coordinator Gregg Williams only to have him never coach a game due to a suspension stemming from the bounty gate scandal they hired another character to replace him. The Rams have hired former...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
January 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Rob Ryan Only Known Candidate For Rams DC Position

Jim Thomas  of The St Louis Post-Dispatch reports that former Cowboys defensive coordinator Rob Ryan is the only candidate known that the Rams will interview for their vacant DC position. Ryan is reportedly in St Louis for an interview scheduled for today with Rams head coach Jeff Fisher. Fisher is a longtime friend of the Ryan family going back to his playing days in Chicago with...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
January 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Rob Ryan Fired as Cowboys’ Defensive Coordinator After 8-8 Season

Jerry Jones promised changes were coming to the Dallas Cowboys, and they’re starting to trickle in. The Cowboys fired defensive coordinator Rob Ryan on Tuesday, according to ESPN.com. Dallas went 8-8 during the 2012 season. The Cowboys’ defense was ranked 19th in total yards, 19th against the pass and 22nd against the run. Ryan is the twin brother of New York Jets head coach...
Via NESN.com
January 08, 2013  |  Discuss
THE REX AND NORV SHOW

Jets considering Turner for O.C.?

Norv Turner, fresh off his dismissal as Chargers head coach, reportedly is a candidate for the Jets offensive coordinator job, even though the position is currently filled.

Via Rumors and Rants
January 03, 2013  |  Discuss
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