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Frank Reich: Colts’ defensive scheme will complement offensive approach

Frank Reich won’t start digging into the type of team he has until next week. That’s when the new coach of the Indianapolis Colts plans to start “exhaustively” watching videotape and studying all of the details of his roster along … Continued

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Frank Reich: Colts’ defensive scheme will complement offensive approach

Frank Reich won’t start digging into the type of team he has until next week. That’s when the new coach of the Indianapolis Colts plans to start “exhaustively” watching videotape and studying all of the details of his roster along … Continued

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Morgan Burnett would like to stay with Packers, but ‘it’s just all about being wanted’

After eight seasons with the Green Bay Packers, Morgan Burnett feels the sort of attachment to the team that won’t be easily broken. At the same time, he wants to keep playing in the NFL. He’d like it to continue … Continued

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Morgan Burnett would like to stay with Packers, but ‘it’s just all about being wanted’

After eight seasons with the Green Bay Packers, Morgan Burnett feels the sort of attachment to the team that won’t be easily broken. At the same time, he wants to keep playing in the NFL. He’d like it to continue … Continued

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Rodney McLeod: Up to ‘leaders in the locker room’ to make sure Eagles maintain Super standard

In the midst of all of the euphoria since hoisting the Vince Lombardi Trophy earlier this month, the Philadelphia Eagles want it known that they have no intention of this being a one-time thing. As safety Rodney McLeod recently pointed … Continued

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Rodney McLeod: Up to ‘leaders in the locker room’ to make sure Eagles maintain Super standard

In the midst of all of the euphoria since hoisting the Vince Lombardi Trophy earlier this month, the Philadelphia Eagles want it known that they have no intention of this being a one-time thing. As safety Rodney McLeod recently pointed … Continued

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Jonathan Casillas on value to Giants or other teams: ‘I’m not just a guy’

As a self-described “Jersey boy,” born and raised in Jersey City, Jonathan Casillas would love to continue his NFL career with the New York Giants. The nine-year veteran linebacker is due to become a free agent and the Giants have … Continued

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Jonathan Casillas on value to Giants or other teams: ‘I’m not just a guy’

As a self-described “Jersey boy,” born and raised in Jersey City, Jonathan Casillas would love to continue his NFL career with the New York Giants. The nine-year veteran linebacker is due to become a free agent and the Giants have … Continued

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A.Q. Shipley on Larry Fitzgerald committing to another year with Cardinals: ‘We can now kind of take a deep breath’

The relief is tremendous. Larry Fitzgerald is more than a highly talented wide receiver for the Arizona Cardinals. He is standard setter, the catalyst, the difference-maker on and off the field. ‘I kind of thought it was going to go … Continued

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A.Q. Shipley on Larry Fitzgerald committing to another year with Cardinals: ‘We can now kind of take a deep breath’

The relief is tremendous. Larry Fitzgerald is more than a highly talented wide receiver for the Arizona Cardinals. He is standard setter, the catalyst, the difference-maker on and off the field. ‘I kind of thought it was going to go … Continued

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Saquon Barkley: ‘It’s important to work out at the Combine because it’s a competition’

Saquon Barkley knows that many NFL draft prospects before him and some in the Class of 2018 don’t believe that working out at the Scouting Combine is a good idea. The former standout running back at Penn State wholeheartedly disagrees with that perspective.

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Saquon Barkley: ‘It’s important to work out at the Combine because it’s a competition’

Saquon Barkley knows that many NFL draft prospects before him and some in the Class of 2018 don’t believe that working out at the Scouting Combine is a good idea. The former standout running back at Penn State wholeheartedly disagrees with that perspective.

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Brady Quinn: Derrick Johnson ‘a guy anyone would have been lucky to have’

Brady Quinn remembers both the teammate, but especially the man with whom he spent one season as a member of the Kansas City Chiefs. Derrick Johnson evokes those kinds of feelings for what the linebacker did on and off the … Continued

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Brady Quinn: Derrick Johnson ‘a guy anyone would have been lucky to have’

Brady Quinn remembers both the teammate, but especially the man with whom he spent one season as a member of the Kansas City Chiefs. Derrick Johnson evokes those kinds of feelings for what the linebacker did on and off the … Continued

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Bob Quinn: Lions have ‘well-rounded coach’ in Matt Patricia

The Detroit Lions had more than one candidate to fill their head-coaching opening. Nevertheless, it was going to be difficult for someone to have anything approaching the connection that General Manager Bob Quinn had with the man he hired, former New England Patriots defensive coordinator Matt Patricia.

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Bob Quinn: Lions have ‘well-rounded coach’ in Matt Patricia

The Detroit Lions had more than one candidate to fill their head-coaching opening. Nevertheless, it was going to be difficult for someone to have anything approaching the connection that General Manager Bob Quinn had with the man he hired, former New England Patriots defensive coordinator Matt Patricia.

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Marv Levy calls Frank Reich ‘the perfect guy’ to lead the Colts

Proud doesn’t do justice to describe the way Marv Levy feels about Frank Reich becoming the new coach of the Indianapolis Colts. Levy, who coached the Buffalo Bills when Reich was the backup quarterback behind Jim Kelly, is absolutely ecstatic.

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Marv Levy calls Frank Reich ‘the perfect guy’ to lead the Colts

Proud doesn’t do justice to describe the way Marv Levy feels about Frank Reich becoming the new coach of the Indianapolis Colts. Levy, who coached the Buffalo Bills when Reich was the backup quarterback behind Jim Kelly, is absolutely ecstatic.

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Josh Rosen excited to get in front of NFL teams to ‘show them who I really am’

Josh Rosen thinks he knows the biggest questions he’ll have to answer for NFL teams leading up to the draft. They’re the same as the ones pretty much everyone else who has been evaluating the former UCLA quarterback has.

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Josh Rosen excited to get in front of NFL teams to ‘show them who I really am’

Josh Rosen thinks he knows the biggest questions he’ll have to answer for NFL teams leading up to the draft. They’re the same as the ones pretty much everyone else who has been evaluating the former UCLA quarterback has.

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Pat Kirwan says 49ers had ‘no choice’ on big money for Jimmy Garoppolo, but doubts Kirk Cousins gets a similar deal

In the end, Pat Kirwan thought Jimmy Garoppolo received maybe $1 million more than he expected, but was hardly surprised that the San Francisco 49ers signed the quarterback to a five-year, $137.5-million contract making him the highest-paid player in the … Continued

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Pat Kirwan says 49ers had ‘no choice’ on big money for Jimmy Garoppolo, but doubts Kirk Cousins gets a similar deal

In the end, Pat Kirwan thought Jimmy Garoppolo received maybe $1 million more than he expected, but was hardly surprised that the San Francisco 49ers signed the quarterback to a five-year, $137.5-million contract making him the highest-paid player in the … Continued

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Charlie Weis ‘befuddled’ by Josh McDaniels’ backing out of Colts job, but understands personal side

Former coach Charlie Weis reacted the way so many others did to Tuesday night’s news that New England Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels was backing out of his agreement to become head coach of the Indianapolis Colts. “I was befuddled,” … Continued

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Charlie Weis ‘befuddled’ by Josh McDaniels’ backing out of Colts job, but understands personal side

Former coach Charlie Weis reacted the way so many others did to Tuesday night’s news that New England Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels was backing out of his agreement to become head coach of the Indianapolis Colts. “I was befuddled,” … Continued

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Ray Lewis humbled as ‘every other guy’ to learn of Hall selection

Until the former standout linebacker for the Baltimore Ravens heard the knock on his hotel room door from Pro Football Hall of Fame president Dave Baker, who would inform him that he had been chosen, Ray Lewis felt as anxious as his fellow finalists.

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Ray Lewis humbled as ‘every other guy’ to learn of Hall selection

Until the former standout linebacker for the Baltimore Ravens heard the knock on his hotel room door from Pro Football Hall of Fame president Dave Baker, who would inform him that he had been chosen, Ray Lewis felt as anxious as his fellow finalists.

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Randy Moss on Hall selection: ‘Hard work pays off’

Randy Moss had the numbers that said he should be a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. What the star receiver wanted to make clear Saturday after being voted in as a first-ballot finalist was what was behind … Continued

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Randy Moss on Hall selection: ‘Hard work pays off’

Randy Moss had the numbers that said he should be a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. What the star receiver wanted to make clear Saturday after being voted in as a first-ballot finalist was what was behind … Continued

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Nick Foles: Important for Eagles to do ‘reading and reacting’ vs. Patriots’ defense

Nick Foles knows that the New England Patriots are notorious for playing mind games with opposing quarterbacks. That’s why the Philadelphia Eagles’ QB intends to do his very best not to allow him to get sucked into that little cat-and-mouse … Continued

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Nick Foles: Important for Eagles to do ‘reading and reacting’ vs. Patriots’ defense

Nick Foles knows that the New England Patriots are notorious for playing mind games with opposing quarterbacks. That’s why the Philadelphia Eagles’ QB intends to do his very best not to allow him to get sucked into that little cat-and-mouse … Continued

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James Harrison on being at the Super Bowl with the Patriots: ‘It’s just a blessing’

James Harrison didn’t struggle with having to adjust his mindset from being a linebacker with the Pittsburgh Steelers for virtually the entire 2017 season before suddenly signing as a free agent with the New England Patriots.

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James Harrison on being at the Super Bowl with the Patriots: ‘It’s just a blessing’

James Harrison didn’t struggle with having to adjust his mindset from being a linebacker with the Pittsburgh Steelers for virtually the entire 2017 season before suddenly signing as a free agent with the New England Patriots.

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Eagles’ Jay Ajayi: From midseason acquisition to Super Bowl

Talk about a wild ride. One day, Jay Ajayi was a member of the Miami Dolphins, the team that made him a fifth-round draft pick in 2015. The next, he was a member of the Philadelphia Eagles.

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Eagles’ Jay Ajayi: From midseason acquisition to Super Bowl

Talk about a wild ride. One day, Jay Ajayi was a member of the Miami Dolphins, the team that made him a fifth-round draft pick in 2015. The next, he was a member of the Philadelphia Eagles.

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Tom Brady on 8th Super Bowl with Patriots: ‘Hard to believe I’ve been here as many times as we’ve been fortunate to get here’

Tom Brady and Bill Belichick are seeking their sixth Super Bowl victory with the Patriots, which would only enhance their already historic stranglehold on winning the big game. But Brady wants to make one thing clear: he takes nothing for granted when it comes to the chance to hoist yet another Lombardi Trophy.

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Tom Brady on 8th Super Bowl with Patriots: ‘Hard to believe I’ve been here as many times as we’ve been fortunate to get here’

Tom Brady and Bill Belichick are seeking their sixth Super Bowl victory with the Patriots, which would only enhance their already historic stranglehold on winning the big game. But Brady wants to make one thing clear: he takes nothing for granted when it comes to the chance to hoist yet another Lombardi Trophy.

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Patriots’ Brandin Cooks on Super Bowl experience: ‘You’ve got to get here and go through it yourself’

Brandin Cooks has any number of number of teammates who can tell him all about the Super Bowl experience.

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Patriots’ Brandin Cooks on Super Bowl experience: ‘You’ve got to get here and go through it yourself’

Brandin Cooks has any number of number of teammates who can tell him all about the Super Bowl experience.

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Pat Shurmur on Giants’ organization: ‘I’ve got to help lead this thing the right way for all these people that have been here’

The thought struck Pat Shurmur Friday as he was speaking during the news conference introducing him as a the new coach of the New York Giants. “I had a chance to meet and see how many people in this building are so passionate about the New York Giants,” Shurmur told Jim Miller and Pat Kirwan on Movin’ The Chains. “When I was saying a few words (to the media, it was kind of in the back of my mind that I’ve got to help lead this thing the right way for all these people that have been here.”

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Pat Shurmur on Giants’ organization: ‘I’ve got to help lead this thing the right way for all these people that have been here’

The thought struck Pat Shurmur Friday as he was speaking during the news conference introducing him as a the new coach of the New York Giants. “I had a chance to meet and see how many people in this building are so passionate about the New York Giants,” Shurmur told Jim Miller and Pat Kirwan on Movin’ The Chains. “When I was saying a few words (to the media, it was kind of in the back of my mind that I’ve got to help lead this thing the right way for all these people that have been here.”

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Vance Joseph on coaching at Senior Bowl: ‘You have so many young guys who can’t make it through meetings’

They’re looking at the basics. Not simply the ones that apply to all that happens on the football field — blocking, tackling, running and throwing — but also those that are vital to what takes place in daily NFL off-field live. Such as meetings.

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Vance Joseph on coaching at Senior Bowl: ‘You have so many young guys who can’t make it through meetings’

They’re looking at the basics. Not simply the ones that apply to all that happens on the football field — blocking, tackling, running and throwing — but also those that are vital to what takes place in daily NFL off-field live. Such as meetings.

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Terrell Owens on being kept out of the Hall of Fame: ‘It’s a travesty’

Once again, Terrell Owens is a finalist for selection into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Once again, his candidacy will be discussed during the Hall’s annual selection committee meeting on Feb. 3 in Minneapolis, the day before Super Bowl LII.

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Terrell Owens on being kept out of the Hall of Fame: ‘It’s a travesty’

Once again, Terrell Owens is a finalist for selection into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Once again, his candidacy will be discussed during the Hall’s annual selection committee meeting on Feb. 3 in Minneapolis, the day before Super Bowl LII.

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