Ex-Saint Joe Horn looks back on Hurricane Katrina

Ten years ago, Hurricane Katrina ravaged the Gulf Coast of Louisiana and Mississippi. It destroyed just about everything on the beaches of Gulfport and Biloxi, while the levees breaking waterlogged the city of New Orleans. The New Orleans Saints were forced out of the city for nearly the entire 2005 season, but one legendary looked back on the aftermath of the storm. Bleacher Report...
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August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Redskins LB Keenan Robinson: Easier to relate to new DC Joe Barry than Jim Haslett

Back in December, former Washington Redskins linebacker London Fletcher said that former Redskins defensive coordinator Jim Haslett was "clueless as a defensive coordinator." Current Redskins linebacker Keenan Robinson doesn't feel the same way, but he's happy to have new defensive coordinator Joe Barry on board.“He brings a new sort of energy to the team,” Robinson said of Barry...
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August 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Penn State adds Jim Haslett as consultant

Penn State head coach James Franklin announced on Wednesday that he has hired former NFL head coach and defensive coordinator Jim Haslett to serve as a consultant to the Nittany Lions football program. Haslett, a Pittsburgh native, was the defensive coordinator for the Washington Redskins from 2010-2014 until he and the club announced a “mutual parting of ways” in late December...
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June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL coaching veteran Haslett joins Penn State staff

Penn State announced Wednesday former NFL Coach of the Year Jim Haslett will serve as a consultant for the Nittany Lions this fall.  A Pennsylvania native, Haslett was the head coach of the New Orleans Saints from 2000-05. He spent the past five seasons as defensive coordinator for the Washington Redskins.  "I am thrilled to join the Penn State football family," Haslett said via...
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June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Jim Haslett takes his talents to Penn State

Jim Haslett will be joining the Penn State Nittany Lions football program as a consultant to the team according to an ESPN report. The former Saints, Rams and Redskins coach will join the program for the upcoming 2015 college football season. On Wednesday, Jim Haslett offered up what he feels about the transition to the school and what he sees in the program. “I am thrilled to...
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June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Ex-NFL coach Haslett hired as Penn State's 'sounding board'

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) The coach who guided the New Orleans Saints through Hurricane Katrina has joined Penn State's football team as a consultant. Penn State says Jim Haslett will work with its offensive, defensive and specials teams coaches and serve as a ''sounding board'' for the staff. The 59-year-old Pittsburgh native played linebacker at Indiana University of Pennsylvania...
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June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Saints induct KRs Tyrone Hughes and Michael “Beerman” Lewis into the Saints Hall of Fame

The latest two players added to the Saints Hall of Fame are both kick returners I’ve had the pleasure of watching in person. Both were pretty much the best returners in the league for a short time at their peak. Hughes made the Pro Bowl as a rookie in 1993 and Lewis also made it once in 2002. Hughes finished his career with 5 kick returns (kickoff or punt) for touchdowns as a Saint...
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May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

London Fletcher to Jim Haslett: “I caused you harm. Apologize.”

Former Redskins linebacker, hero and all around good guy shocked us a few months ago when he slammed former defensive coordinator Jim Haslett’s chops as a coach. “Why does Jim Haslett still have his job as a defensive coordinator after five years now of just ineptitude at the defensive coordinator position? He’s clueless as a defensive coordinator. He lacks attention to detail...
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March 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Ex-Redskins LB Fletcher sorry scatching comments about Haslett

Ex-Redskins linebacker London Fletcher says he wants to make amends for his scathing criticism of the team's former defensive coordinator, Jim Haslett. On Wednesday, Fletcher wrote on Twitter that he had "reached out" to Haslett and "apologized for the harm I caused him and his family. He didn't deserve to be treated like that." In a TV appearance in December, Fletcher called Haslett...
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March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Fletcher says he apologized to Haslett for harsh remarks

WASHINGTON (AP) Ex-Redskins linebacker London Fletcher says he wants to make amends for his scathing criticism of the team's former defensive coordinator, Jim Haslett. On Wednesday, Fletcher wrote on Twitter that he had ''reached out'' to Haslett and ''apologized for the harm I caused him and his family. He didn't deserve to be treated like that.'' In a TV appearance in December...
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March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Washington Redskins LB London Fletcher makes public apology

After several months, it seems like London Fletcher has been hit with a change of heart. In early December, Fletcher went on an unapologetic rant directed at his former defensive coordinator Jim Haslett. Here are just a couple of the more memorable moments. Fletcher on Haslett: “he would take the 85 Bears and turn them into a mediocre Defense” https://t.co/kJXmxl0G0X — Danny...
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March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Redskins hire Joe Barry as new defensive coordinator

The Washington Redskins have finally hired a defensive coordinator and it’s the guy we thought had been hired back on January 14 — Joe Barry, the former linebackers coach of the San Diego Chargers. Barry replaces Jim Haslett, who was fired after five seasons as defensive coordinator of the Redskins. [Watch this video of Barry explaining what he does.] Barry, who will turn 45...
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January 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Redskins hire Chargers LB coach Barry as defensive coordinator

ASHBURN, Va. -- Joe Barry is the new defensive coordinator for the Washington Redskins. The San Diego Chargers' linebackers coach was hired Tuesday by Redskins coach Jay Gruden after a nearly three-week search for a replacement for Jim Haslett. Barry has been a defensive coordinator once before. He was on the staff of the 2008 Detroit Lions, the only 0-16 team in NFL history. He...
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January 20, 2015  |  Discuss

The Washington Redskins have to make the right hire at defensive coordinator

Better safe than sorry, right? It’s been over two weeks since the Redskins parted with Jim Haslett, and you can be sure that Washington has gone through their due diligence in finding a replacement. So far, the Redskins have interviewed at least six candidates, including former head coaches Wade Phillips, Eric Mangini and Raheem Morris. According to NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport and...
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January 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Redskins to hire Joe Barry as Defensive Coordinator

Reports are swirling that the Washington Redskins plan to hire Joe Barry — currently the linebackers coach of the San Diego Chargers — to be their new defensive coordinator. The #Redskins plan on hiring #Chargers LB coach Joe Barry as their defensive coordinator, sources say. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) January 14, 2015 If true, Barry would replace Jim Haslett, who was fired...
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January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

8 Coaches Ryan Pace Could Steer The Chicago Bears Towards

In order to get an idea of what Ryan Pace will want in a head coach now that he is GM of the Chicago Bears, one must look at his history, who he’s been associated with, what he might view as a pitfall and what he might see as a benefit.  Since 2001 he has spent his pro football career in New Orleans.  During that time he has been exposed to some notable coaching names including...
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January 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Redskins Appear to Be Getting Big Picture with Hiring of Scot McCloughan

    View image | gettyimages.com     Apparently the Washington Redskins get the big picture and recognize a rebuild is in order. After finishing in last place in the NFC East for the fifth time in the last six seasons, a reshape is needed in Washington. That’s why a week ago yours truly penned five actions that needed to be made to revamp the team. The Redskins...
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January 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Redskins, Jim Haslett Mutually Agree to Part Ways

Redskins, Jim Haslett Mutually Agree to Part Ways The Washington Redskins announced today that the team and Defensive Coordinator Jim Haslett have mutually agreed to part ways after five rough years. Head Coach Jay Gruden and Haslett made the following statements: “Jim and I have had discussions over the last few days and have decided […]
December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Jim Haslett, Redskins ‘mutually’ Part Ways

View image | gettyimages.com Phase one of the Redskins’ offseason is complete, as Jim Haslett is out as defensive coordinator. The Redskins’ official announcement said the two parties “mutually agreed” to part ways. Haslett thanked the Redskins’ brass for the opportunity to be the Redskins defensive coordinator. Statement from Jim Haslett: "“Jay and I mutually...
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December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

BREAKING: The Washington Redskins “mutually” part ways with Jim Haslett

It didn’t take long for the Redskins to make their first offseason move, but it was still long overdue. On Wednesday morning, the Redskins and defensive coordinator Jim Haslett agreed to “mutually” part ways. In a news release issued by Coach Jay Gruden, he said, “Jim and I have had discussions over the last few days and have decided that it’s best for everyone that we...
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December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins, defensive coordinator Haslett agree to part ways

ASHBURN, Va. -- Jim Haslett is out after five seasons as defensive coordinator with the Washington Redskins. The Redskins say in a news release Wednesday that the team and Haslett "have mutually agreed to part ways." It's the first fallout after the Redskins finished 4-12 for their sixth last-place finish in the past seven seasons. In Haslett's five seasons with Washington -- four...
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December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Jim Haslett out as Redskins defensive coordinator

Just minutes before Washington Redskins general manager Bruce Allen holds an end of the year press conference, the team announced it has “mutually” parted ways with Defensive Coordinator Jim Haslett. The coach leaves Washington after five years with the team. Haslett released the statement: “Jay and I mutually agreed it’s time for the Redskins to have a new Defensive Coordinator...
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December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins & DC Jim Haslett “Mutually” Agree To Part Ways

The Washington Redskins announced Wednesday that they have “mutually” agreed to part ways with defensive coordinator Jim Haslett. BREAKING: #Redskins and defensive coordinator Jim Haslett have mutually agreed to part ways. pic.twitter.com/Q7YhJaWisG — Washington Redskins (@Redskins) December 31, 2014   Redskins HC Jay Gruden said earlier in the week that he planned...
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December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins: Two positive takeaways and one negative on this season

After Sunday’s 44-17 loss to the Dallas Cowboys, mixed emotions filled the Washington Redskins locker room as some players stood by their lockers for the final time to end their season. For some players, the offseason will be a time to critically analyze the 2014 season and take the necessary steps to get better physically and mentally. For the veterans, it will be a time to reflect...
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December 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Whatever the Redskins decide to do next, it will probably be wrong

Whatever comes tomorrow for the Redskins, Hog Heaven is certain of one thing. It will be yet another short cut to placate the mob (us fans) with a famous name. Perhaps will be Wade Phillips to replace Jim Haslett as the defensive coordinator because the touts are adamant that Rex Ryan would rather be on TV than an assistant in Redskins Park.   Maybe A. J. Smith will be brought in...
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December 29, 2014  |  Discuss
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