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Philadelphia Eagles offensive tackle Lane Johnson took some parting shots at the New England Patriots, saying during a recent interview that the reigning AFC champions are a “fear-based organization” where the players don’t have fun. The outspoken Johnson made his comments to Barstool Sports in an interview published Friday, five days after the Eagles upset
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The New York Giants were denied permission to interview and hire Minnesota Vikings quarterbacks coach Kevin Stefanski as their offensive coordinator, a league source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Stefanski was recently passed over for the Vikings offensive coordinator job. The Giants and their new coach, Pat Shurmur, who was the offensive coordinator in Minnesota before
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2:20 PM ET Field YatesESPN Insider Close Field Yates has previous experience interning with the New England Patriots on both their coaching and scouting staffs. A graduate of Wesleyan University (CT), he is a regular contributor to ESPN Boston’s Patriots coverage and ESPN Insider. The Pittsburgh Steelers have reworked the deals of two of their
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PHILADELPHIA — The parade celebrating the Philadelphia Eagles‘ first Super Bowl championship had been over for just a few hours when ESPN’s Adam Schefter broke the news that the Minnesota Vikings were hiring John DeFilippo, Philly’s quarterbacks coach, to be their offensive coordinator. It comes with the territory: Other teams are going to pull from
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PITTSBURGH — The Steelers will explore extending quarterback Ben Roethlisberger‘s contract at some point and want to sign running back Le’Veon Bell to a long-term deal this offseason, team president Art Rooney II told a small group of reporters Wednesday. Roethlisberger, 35, has expressed to the team that he wants to play beyond his current
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INDIANAPOLIS — Prosecutors on Wednesday charged an immigrant illegally living in the U.S. in a drunken driving crash that killed Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson and a ride-sharing service driver in Indiana. Manuel Orrego-Savala, 37, was charged with four felony counts related to the Sunday crash along Interstate 70 in Indianapolis. The citizen from Guatemala
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Carolina Panthers have placed interim general manager Marty Hurney on paid administrative league following a complaint of harassment by his ex-wife, team spokesman Steven Drummond said Tuesday. Jeanne Hurney filed the complaint Friday but has since withdrawn it after the judge who heard the complaint denied a temporary restraining order during
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