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Saints finally announce their coaching staff moves

We’ve known most of the big parts for some time, but the Saints finally announced their full coaching staff for the coming season. Topping the list is former defensive coordinator and Raiders head coach Dennis Allen coming back as a senior defensive assistant, where he’ll work with defensive coordinator Rob Ryan. They’ve also hired John Morton…

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Dolphins sign a tight end

The Dolphins added a player with a connection to head coach Joe Philbin to their 90-man roster on Tuesday. The team announced that they have signed tight end Ryan Taylor, who was released by the Browns in late December. The Browns were Taylor’s third stop of the 2014 season as he also spent time with…

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Brett Favre wants Packers HOF induction held in stadium not atrium

Earlier this week, we pointed out that there still wasn’t a date for Brett Favre’s return to Lambeau Field for a game but Favre could be back on the field in Green Bay in July if he gets his way. Favre’s induction into the team’s Hall of Fame is scheduled to be held in the…

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Wednesday morning one-liners

An anti-bullying advocate in Buffalo is speaking out against the signing of Richie Incognito. The Dolphins have added some depth at tight end. Tom Brady says on Facebook that he’s back to working out, with some help from his son. Here’s an early look at who the Jets might draft. Will the Ravens lose RB…

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Packers landing former Oklahoma assistant coach

Even though the Packers are shaking things up on their offensive coaching staff, they’re adding on the other side of the ball as well. Our brethren at CollegeFootballTalk noted yesterday that Oklahoma co-defensive coordinator Jerry Montgomery was leaving school for an NFL job. Per Weston Hodkiewicz and Pete Dougherty of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, that’s going…

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Chargers mark 54th anniversary in San Diego

Entering 2015, 15 of the NFL’s 32 teams have been in the same city and have played without interruption for at least 50 seasons. The San Diego Chargers are one of those clubs. On this day in 1961, the American Football League allowed Chargers owner Barron Hilton to move the club from Los Angeles to…

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If Marshawn is walking away, Seahawks need a solid Plan B

On Tuesday, Seahawks G.M. John Schneider confirmed what PFT has been hearing consistently since the Super Bowl ended — it’s not known whether running back Marshawn Lynch will return for another season. Schneider said the team hopes to have a decision soon, and for good reason.  Unlike the Packers during the annual Brett Favre will-I-or-won’t-I…

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Tuesday morning one-liners

The Bills special teams improved during the 2014 season. Who was the most improved member of the Dolphins? Laying out some of the tough offseason decisions for the Patriots. A snapshot of the Jets running backs heading into the offseason. A call for the Ravens to take a cornerback early in the draft. The Bengals…

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NFL Films founder Ed Sabol dies at 98

The massive popularity of the NFL can be attributed to several sources, but any list of them is incomplete without mention of what Ed Sabol did at NFL Films after starting the company in 1964. Sabol’s movies about the NFL became part of the fabric of the game to the point that he was elected…

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Nothing new to report regarding Brett Favre’s return to Lambeau Field

The start of the NFL offseason can be short on breaking news, giving some of us in the media world a chance to catch up on things that slipped through the cracks during busier times of the season. For several members of that group, the trip into the past took them all the way back…

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PFT Live: Why would Mike McCarthy give up play-calling duties?

Mike Florio breaks down why Mike McCarthy has given up the play-calling duties to associate head coach Tom Clements. Florio says the Packers performance in the playoffs may have precipitated this decision.

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Packers adding veteran line coach Mike Solari to staff

At a time when the Packers are in the midst of rearranging their offensive coaching staff, they’re also adding to it. According to Alex Marvez of FOX Sports, the Packers are adding veteran line coach Mike Solari to their staff. The 60-year-old Solari was with the 49ers last year, but has 28 years of NFL…

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Monday morning one-liners

In support of G Richie Incognito’s return to the NFL with the Bills. WR Mike Wallace’s future with the Dolphins remains a popular topic. Recognizing Patriots DT Vince Wilfork is more difficult than you might guess for one person wearing Wilfork’s jersey. WR Percy Harvin’s future with the Jets is something to watch as the…

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NFC North potential free agents

[Editor’s note:  Free agency begins on March 10.  All potential unrestricted and restricted free agents for the NFC North teams appear below.  Information comes from NFLPA records and other sources.  If you think we’ve missed anyone, let us know.] Chicago Bears:  linebacker Lance Briggs, guard Eben Britton, long snapper Jeremy Cain, quarterback Jimmy Clausen, safety…

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Reports: Packers considering changes to offensive staff, play calling responsibilities

After the Packers lost to the Seahawks in the NFC Championship game, head coach Mike McCarthy said he was unaware that linebacker Clay Matthews was dealing with an injury in the second half of the game because he was focused on calling the plays for the offense. McCarthy may not have that issue to deal…

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