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Saturday morning one-liners

The Dolphins’ starting offense hasn’t been very productive in the preseason. Undrafted rookie receiver Ryan Spadola is trying to show he can help the Jets on offense and on special teams. Bills linebacker Jerry Hughes was sharp in Buffalo’s Friday night win vs. Minnesota. The Patriots’ pass rush produced in the win vs. Tampa Bay on…

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Tuesday morning one-liners

Justin Rogers has quickly become one of the most-experienced Bills cornerbacks. Can the Dolphins challenge for the AFC East title? Breaking down the Patriots roster by age gives you an average of 25.3 years old across the roster. Former NFL G.M. Ted Sundquist says that Jets G.M. John Idzik needs to forge an identity for…

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Woody Johnson told GM applicant he didn’t want Tebow

The notion that Jets owner Woddy Johnson was driving the Tim Tebow train has become widely accepted, partly through the words that have fallen out of Johnson’s own mouth But that’s not what Johnson told at least one of his general manager candidates, saying the unused backup quarterback was “forced” on him. According to Rich…

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Jets G.M. candidates included Randy Mueller, too

It’s been difficult to keep track of the various candidates for the Jets G.M. job because, well, there are just too many of them. There’s another one who previously had been unknown. Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News reports that former Saints and Dolphins G.M. Randy Mueller was interviewed for the job.  He’s…

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Marc Ross withdraws from Jets G.M. contention

The list of candidates for the New York Jets general manager job has apparently shrunk by one. According to Brian Costello of the New York Post, New York Giants director of college scouting Marc Ross has pulled his name out of contention for the job. Ross reportedly interviewed for the job last week before deciding…

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The sort-of daily coaching/G.M. update

[Editor's note:  We embarked on this effort a week ago, hoping to do a daily update of all coaching and G.M. vacancies.  Lately, I've been forgetting to do it as often as I've been remembering.  If I didn't own the place, I'd be concerned about my own job becoming vacant.] Arizona Cardinals:  The Cardinals have…

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49ers GM choices down to Michael Lombardi, Trent Baalke

San Francisco President Jed York has decided to hire either Trent Baalke or Michael Lombardi as general manager and will reportedly make a decision tonight or tomorrow morning. Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee reports that although Baalke has always been considered the leading candidate, York has come away impressed after multiple interviews with Lombardi.…

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Niners interviewing Rick Mueller for G.M. job

The “gut” of 49ers owner Jed York continues to direct him toward G.M. candidates who currently aren’t working for other NFL teams. Per a league source, UFL executive Rick Mueller is interviewing for the job.  The team’s potential interest in Mueller was recently reported by Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee.  Mueller’s most recent experience…

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Ted Sundquist interviews for Niners’ G.M. job

The San Francisco 49ers have now increased their total of G.M. candidates not currently employed by NFL teams to three. Former Broncos G.M. Ted Sundquist, who currently works for the UFL’s Omaha Nighthawks, interviewed for the job on Thursday, according to Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee.  Sundquist previously served as G.M. of the Denver…

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Harbaugh, Gruden mentioned as early 49ers candidates

49ers team president Jed York says he’s going to hire a G.M. that will have the sole authority to hire a coach.  Based on one report in San Francisco, York may wind up looking for a G.M. that will hire the coach York wants. Tim Kawakami of the San Jose Mercury News cites two sources…

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York: 49ers will hire G.M. to hire coach

49ers team president Jed York isn’t wasting any time looking for a general manager.  He’s already reached out to a few people. “You can probably figure out some people we’ve talked to,” York said at his press conference Monday. Jason La Canfora of NFL Network mentioned experienced guys who have done the job before like …

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Stacked with former NFL players, Omaha hopes to make noise in the UFL

The second UFL season debuts in a week, and the league’s newest team looks the most like an NFL team of any of them. The Omaha Nighthawks, with a roster compiled by former Broncos G.M. Ted Sundquist, have added more and more former NFL players to the roster.  Earlier this week, former Colts and Bucs…

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Sundquist resurfaces in UFL

Former Broncos General Manager Ted Sundquist, a 2008 contributor to PFT, is back in football after a two-season absence. Sundquist is the director of player personnel of the Omaha Nighthawks.  His listing on the team’s website was discovered by the folks at reservationforsix.com. Also, former Raiders exec Rick Snead is the director of player personnel…

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All Sundquist Draft Needs Are Up

Well, they’re all posted. Former Broncos G.M. Ted Sundquist submitted them a while ago, but various distractions (including the Great Hamster Massacre of 2009, Part II) kept us from getting them posted. All division-by-division draft needs are now up. Here they are: AFC East. AFC North. AFC South. AFC West. NFC East. NFC North. NFC…

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Ted Sundquist's NFC North Draft Needs

Funny what two No. 1’s, a 3rd, and a 21st rated QB can do to change a division, but that appears to be what has happened to the NFC North. Chicago has now thrust themselves as leading to the top as contenders with the addition of a 5th rated QB to a 7th-rated defense and…

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