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League says incidents of racial slurs on field dropped sharply

Either the NFL is becoming a more respectful place, or players just want to keep their money in their pockets. According to Mark Maske of the Washington Post, the number of on-field incidents involving racial slurs and abusive language dropped sharply this season. The league enacted rules to punish players who used slurs during games,…

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Report: 49ers likely to hire Geep Chryst as offensive coordinator

The 49ers are likely staying in-house to fill their offensive coordinator vacancy. The club “is expected” to tab assistant Geep Chryst to oversee the offense, Albert Breer of NFL Media reported Wednesday night. The 52-year-old Chryst was the 49ers’ quarterbacks coach the last four seasons. He was last an NFL offensive coordinator with the Chargers…

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Steve Logan to be 49ers quarterbacks coach

Colin Kaepernick has a new quarterbacks coach to work with in 2015. On Tuesday, there was a report that former East Carolina head coach and Boston College offensive coordinator Steve Logan would be taking a job on the 49ers offensive staff. The exact title that Logan would have was unknown, but he told WRAL in…

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Panthers G.M. on Cam Newton: “We want him here. I want him here”

Though it was before Dave Gettelman’s time as General Manager, the Panthers have seen life without a franchise quarterback. And while a deal for Cam Newton isn’t imminent, Gettleman said he has no intention of building a team with anyone else at quarterback. “We want him here. I want him here,” Gettleman said, via Jonathan…

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Jim Tomsula probably won’t be doing many one-on-one interviews

The Jim Tomsula media excursion will likely last as long as Kramer’s book tour. While the 49ers new head coach had a far different demeanor during his introductory press conference than his guarded, combative, unreasonably cautious predecessor (who always seemed to be reading from an invisible teleprompter on which his words appeared so he could…

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49ers harvest favorable quotes from players about new coach

As the 49ers try to make fans forget that the team parted ways with a successful head coach and has leapfrogged defensive line coach Jim Tomsula into the job, one way to unruffle feathers among the 49er faithful-for-now would be to gather up glowing comments from players about their new boss. So that’s what the…

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Report: Mike Shanahan in play for job on 49ers staff

On Friday, we shared the news that Kyle Shanahan has turned down an opportunity to interview for the offensive coordinator job with the 49ers. There wasn’t a specific reason given for that decision, but it seems the 49ers may wind up with a Shanahan on their coaching staff anyway. Dianna Marie Russini of NBC4 in…

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Kyle Shanahan turns down offer to interview in San Fran

Kyle Shanahan wanted out of Cleveland, but there are apparently other places he doesn’t want to be. According to Dianna Mari Russini of NBC4 in Washington, Shanahan turned down an offer to interview for the vacant offensive coordinator job in San Francisco. He’s in play for some other coordinator job, and would likely be a…

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Tomsula seems to envision more running from Kaepernick

When it comes to the expanded skill set of quarterback Colin Kaepernick, it seems that the team in the past two years has opted to shy away from taking full advantage of his running ability until the postseason.  During the regular season, the focus has seemed to be developing him as a pocket passer —…

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Friday morning one-liners

How long will coach Rex Ryan’s honeymoon last with the Bills? Some early thoughts on the Dolphins’ first-round picks. Sunday’s game will be a family affair for Patriots DE Chandler Jones. Rex Ryan went from the Jets to the Bills; Could RB C.J. Spiller make the opposite journey? Several Ravens players triggered salary bumps this…

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49ers finish where they started

If former 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh had been willing to accept a trade in February 2014 to the Browns for a pair of third-round picks, the 49ers would have given the keys to defensive line coach Jim Tomsula.  As what inevitably was Harbaugh’s final season approached, Tomsula remained the favorite to succeed him. That was…

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PFT Planet: Is Adam Gase a good match for Colin Kaepernick?

Mike Florio answers calls and tweets from fans around PFT Planet that includes what’s next for Washington at their defensive coordinator position, the ongoing coaching search in Atlanta, the possible match-in-the-making between Colin Kaepernick and Adam Gase and more.

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Bills announce Greg Roman as offensive coordinator

Rex Ryan has himself an offensive coordinator. The Bills announced Tuesday that Greg Roman will run the offense in Buffalo for Ryan. Reports that Roman would be joining Ryan in Buffalo cropped up a short time after word that Ryan would be remaining in the AFC East, so the announcement comes with as little surprise…

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Could Peyton play elsewhere in 2015?

With the Broncos and coach John Fox engaging in the most recent NFL “mutual parting,” the biggest question moving forward is whether the Broncos and quarterback Peyton Manning will have a “mutual parting,” too. Manning, who abhors change, may not want to return — if he decides to keep playing.  The Broncos, who may have…

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Greg Roman deal with Buffalo finalized

Now that the Bills have a head coach, they’re moving quickly to assemble a staff around him. As expected, the Bills have finalized a deal with former 49ers offensive coordinator Greg Roman for the same job there. According to Alex Marvez of FOX Sports, the deal has been finished and will be signed tomorrow. Roman took…

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