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All the major coaching changes in the NFL in 2018

Because most NFL coaching changes happen in January, those moves can often be overshadowed by the postseason and – subsequently – the major moves that teams makes in free agency. However, those coaching changes shouldn’t be overlooked.A year ago, 15 of the league’s 32 teams made changes to at least one of their head coach, offensive coordinator, or defensive coordinator spots, and...
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Seahawks fire DC Kris Richard

In a move that should come as no surprise given that the Seahawks hired a new defensive coordinator in Ken Norton Jr. on Monday, Seattle has fired ex-DC Kris Richard, the club announced today. The Seahawks also parted ways with assistant head coach/linebackers Michael Barrow.Reports last week indicated that Seattle was prepared to move on from Richard, with head coach Pete Carrollreportedly...
Via Pro Football Rumors
January 16, 2018  |  Discuss

Spagnuolo could stay with Giants, Dallas and Cincy swap assistants

While Giants interim head coach Steve Spagnuolo interviewed for the position, there is an upside for him in current Vikings offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur likely accepting the team’s offer to be their next head coach. With Shurmur on board, the veteran defensive coordinator is a more likely option to stay in the role he began the 2017 season in, opines Ryan Dunleavy of NJ.com...
Via Pro Football Rumors
January 15, 2018  |  Discuss

Tensions growing between Jack Del Rio, Raiders

After a 2016 season where they went 12-4 and made the playoffs for the first time in 14 years, the Oakland Raiders have been a colossal disappointment this season, and head coach Jack Del Rio may be feeling the heat.Tim Kawakami of The Athletic reported on Saturday that tensions are growing between Del Rio and Raiders management. He says Del Rio’s status in Oakland is “increasingly...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 25, 2017  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders fire defensive coordinator

A few days after the Broncos parted ways with an assistant coach, the Raiders have done the same. This time, on the defensive side of the ball.The Raiders parted ways with three-year defensive coordinator Ken Norton Jr. on Tuesday, which comes on the heels of a 33-8 loss to the New England Patriots. The Raiders promoted John Pagano in his place. Raiders rank 26th in total defense...
Via The Sports Post
November 21, 2017  |  Discuss

Raiders defensive coordinator: 'I've had some success against (Tom) Brady'

The Oakland Raiders and New England Patriots will square off in Mexico in Week 11. This meeting reunites Raiders defensive coordinator Ken Norton Jr. with quarterback Tom Brady. The two last met when the Patriots defeated the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX.This was when Norton served as the linebackers coach for the Seahawks. Norton shared this comment about the upcoming matchup...
Via Sportsnaut
November 16, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Raiders to sign Bruce Irvin

The Oakland Raiders have made some pretty big noise on the last day of the legal free-agent tampering period around the NFL. Hours after multiple reports indicated the team is going to sign offensive lineman Kelechi Osemele comes this from NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport: Source: The #Raiders will sign LB Bruce Irvin when the league year starts tomorrow. Out of nowhere. — Ian Rapoport...
Via Sportsnaut
March 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders Defensive Coordinator Ken Norton Jr. Waking Up the Team is Hilarious

Ken Norton Jr. was an absolute beast of a player back in his day so it only stands to reason that he would be just as much of a beast when it comes to coaching. The only thing is that he doesn't hit people anymore for a living so he has to channel that intensity in another fashion. Thanks to this video from linebacker Ray-Ray Armstrong it appears that he is putting his intensity...
Via FatManWriting
April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Latest 30 For 30 Covers Ali vs Norton Controversy

The latest film in the 30 for 30 Shorts series, from Emmy Award-winning director Eric Drath, debuted today on Grantland.com. “Robbed” delves into the 1976 Muhammad Ali and Ken Norton fight inside the ring at Yankee Stadium. The conclusion of this fight would go down as one of the most controversial decisions in the sport of boxing. But this fight, which should have been remembered...
Via BadCulture
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Ken Norton Sr. dies at 70

Former Heavyweight champion Ken Norton Sr. died on Wednesday at the age of 70. He was being cared for in a Las Vegas, Nevada facility. Norton was most famous for his surprise defeat of Muhammad Ali in March 1973, winning a Split Decision to grab the Heavyweight Championship of the World. Norton broke Ali's jaw in the second round of that fight. Later that year they fought again,...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
September 18, 2013  |  Discuss

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