Doug Pederson has a chance in FA 2016 — Offense

Newly hired Eagles head coach Doug Pederson is no stranger to successful coaching philosophies. He is one of many coaches, including names like Brad Childress, Ron Rivera, and Leslie Frazier, who grew from the Andy Reid tree, and has reached the title of head coach. However, there are a fair amount of skeptics that are not quite sure what Jeffrey Lurie saw in Pederson (or his resume...
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QUIZ: Name the starters for the 1985 Chicago Bears Super Bowl winning team

Can you name the starters for the 1985 Chicago Bears Super Bowl winning team?
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Seven Minnesota Vikings with ties to Superbowl 50

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit Since the Vikings are not playing in the Superbowl, it can be hard to decide which...
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Ravens: The real reason Leslie Frazier was hired

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit The Baltimore Ravens have hired former Minnesota Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

What has potential Giants assistant Mike Singletary been up to the last 2 years?

Mike Singletary has not coached since 2013. But he has not been completely away from football. Watch video The Giants are set to interview former San Francisco 49ers head coach, and Pro Football Hall of Famer, Mike Singletary on Thursday for their linebackers coach opening.  Singletary's time as the Niners' coach was colorful...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Leslie Frazier is a big-time coaching hire by the Ravens…

As Sarah Ellison reported so well for BaltimoreRavens.com: “In case you missed it, here’s the summary of the coaching changes the Ravens made over the weekend: – Leslie Frazier is the new defensive backs coach – Chris Hewitt, the DB’s coach last year, will continue working with the defensive backs and assist Frazier – Matt Weiss will move from coaching defensive backs...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Right Defensive Coordinator Critical for the Cleveland Browns

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit The Cleveland Browns have been linked to two names in their search for a defensive...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns targeting Ray Horton as next defensive coordinator

The Cleveland Browns are targeting a familiar face in former defensive coordinator Ray Horton to become their next man for the job. According to Mary Kay Cabot of Cleveland.com, the Browns intend to go back to Horton if they can pry him away from the Titans. Cabot writes: 'Horton, who ran the Browns' defense in 2013, has been Jackson's top choice from the start. Former Bucs coordinator...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Ravens Hiring Leslie Frazier As Defensive Assistant

The Baltimore Ravens are hiring Leslie Frazier as a defensive assistant, according to Jeff Zrebiec. Frazier, 56, did not have his option picked up by the Buccaneers shortly after the team parted ways with HC Lovie Smith. During the season, Smith elected to take over play-calling for the Buccaneers after the unit really struggled the previous year. However, even with Smith calling...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Hue Jackson targets Ray Horton and Leslie Frazier as potential defensive coordinators

In the same week that he was officially announced as the eighth head coach in Cleveland since 1999, Hue Jackson has started to narrow down his options for who his defensive coordinator will be. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Jackson is targeting Tennessee’s defensive coordinator Ray Horton, who will need permission from the Titans in order to interview with the Browns, while...
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Vikings coach Zimmer shifting focus to offense in year three

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Mike Zimmer's mark on the Minnesota Vikings was always going to be defense first.Two years into his time running the team, much of the work that's ahead for Zimmer will surround the teaching, strategy and talent on the other side of the ball.Zimmer's first move was to fire offensive line coach Jeff Davidson, following a season of struggles at the position that...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Zimmer fires Vikings assistant coach after line struggles

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) Mike Zimmer's mark on the Minnesota Vikings was always going to be defense first. Two years into his time running the team, much of the work that's ahead for Zimmer will surround the teaching, strategy and talent on the other side of the ball. Zimmer's first move was to fire offensive line coach Jeff Davidson, following a season of struggles at the position...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

JoeBucsFan.com » Blog Archive » Tough Love Needed? – Tampa Bay Bucs Blog, Buccaneers News

Bucs DC Leslie Frazier not happy with mentality of defense lately. Source: JoeBucsFan.com » Blog Archive » Tough Love Needed? – Tampa Bay Bucs Blog, Buccaneers News
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January 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Bucs are reevaluating some things internally

It’s early on in the season and the Buccaneers are already finding themselves potentially second-guessing decisions made heading into the regular season.  There were many inexcusable plays made by nearly everyone on the field last Sunday. From rookies to veterans, everyone is being looked at. Earlier this week, TheBayCave.com learned that some staff members and front office folks...
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September 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: DC Leslie Frazier fine with HC Lovie Smith calling plays

When it was reported that head coach Lovie Smith would be the one calling the defensive plays for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2015, many fans wondered what it meant for defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier. While Frazier and the defense as a whole struggled in 2015, this isn't a move that left many completely stunned. Smith is a brilliant defensive mind, and has spent time with his...
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August 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Is Leslie Frazier the Jim Bates for Lovie Smith??

Down Goes Frazier! Lovie will replace current DC. Were playing Lovie Ball this year folks. Not Leslie Ball, Not Dungy Ball, LOVIE BALL…he’s the boss and he’s doing what he does best, call the defensive plays for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Lovie Smith was hand picked from the bright defensive coaches of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers after the success of the newly named Tampa Two...
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August 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Leslie Frazier relieved of his play-calling duties

Several changes have to be made for any football team that is in need of improving off a 2-14 season. The Buccaneers understand that.  Per Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times, Tampa Bay’s head coach Lovie Smith will be calling the defensive plays this season. Stroud described how it looked from camp on Thursday. Smith stood near midfield during the Bucs 11-on-11 period Thursday...
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August 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Harvin may be right about Seahawks, still has lots to prove

By Mike Batista It’s not hard to believe Percy Harvin, knowing what we know from afar about the Seattle Seahawks. The Bills wide receiver told The Buffalo News that Doug Baldwin and Golden Tate “acted like children” during his days in Seattle, that they weren’t happy about having practice reps taken away from them when he arrived from Minnesota in 2013. This led to fights...
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August 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Getting Inside LESLIE FRAZIER, Tampa Bay Buccaneers Defensive Coordinator

Leslie Frazier begins his second season as defensive coordinator with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2015. In 2014, Frazier oversaw a Buccaneers defense that improved throughout the season. In the final 10 weeks of the season (following the team’s Week 7 bye), Tampa Bay ranked 14th in points allowed per game, net yards allowed per game and opponent passer rating and 17th in net passing...
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August 13, 2015  |  Discuss

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have no clue who’s rushing the quarterback for them

Leslie Frazier was asked last week who the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ starting defensive ends are, and he literally had no idea. “That would be a tough one,” Frazier said, via the team’s website. “You would have to go back and look at last season and see how Jacquies came along. Take a look at some of the things T.J. did for us and Larry when he got in the spot-duty situations...
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May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Bucs DC Frazier in need of victory over his former team

TAMPA, Fla. -- Leslie Frazier's stock has sunk quite a bit over the past year, first in his closing months as the Minnesota Vikings' coach and now in his opening weeks as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' defensive coordinator. He can use a change in momentum. Since September 2013, Frazier has led the Vikings to a turbulent 5-10-1 season that was riddled with quarterback uncertainty and...
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October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

5 Things We Learned from the Vikings First Win of 2014

The Minnesota Vikings took a water pressure washer straight to the balloon knot of the St. Louis Rams on Sunday, 34-6. It was a good way to start off Head Coach Mike Zimmer’s career as the Vikings’ head honcho. He got a road win for a team that hadn’t won on the road since 2012, and blanked an NFL offense from getting a touchdown for the first time for the purple since 2012...
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September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Leslie Frazier stands at forefront of Bucs' defensive evolution

TAMPA, Fla. -- During OTAs, Leslie Frazier asked linebacker Jonathan Casillas and defensive tackle Clinton McDonald to address the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' defense about what it takes to win a Super Bowl. Casillas, who won with the New Orleans Saints after the 2009 season, and McDonald, who won with the Seattle Seahawks in February, have a championship perspective that Frazier wants...
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August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

3 Bold Predictions for the 2014 Minnesota Vikings

The 2013 season is a season that the Minnesota Vikings would like to forget. The Vikings fired Leslie Frazier, and lost Jared Allen and Kevin Williams to free agency, but with every new year comes a new start and a chance to make a name for yourself. Now here are 3 bold predictions for the 2014 Minnesota Vikings.Chris Kluwe returns to punt. Chris Kluwe is planning to sue the Minnesota...
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July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Best NFL free agents still available

Most of the big-name NFL free agents have already been snatched off the open market, but there are still a handful of notable players with a plenty of potential and big-play ability remaining in free agency. Photo Credit: KCChiefs.com Without further adieu, here are the 10 best players still available. 10. Jonathan Vilma, LB, New Orleans Saints Vilma’s market value has been tainted...
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June 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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