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Former Steelers assistant Dan Radakovich dies at 84

Former Steelers assistant coach Dan Radakovich died Thursday. He was 84. Robert Morris, where Radakovich spent 13 seasons as an assistant coach, announced his passing. Radakovich was the Steelers’ defensive line/linebackers coach in 1971. He coached at the University of Colorado before returning to the Steelers in 1974 as offensive line coach. “We are saddened [more]

Vikings finalize staff by hiring Roy Anderson, Imarjaye Albury

The Vikings announced they have finalized their coaching staff. Their final hirings came Thursday when they announced the additions Roy Anderson and Imarjaye Albury. Anderson will serve as the assistant defensive backs coach and Albury the assistant defensive line coach. Albury spent the past three seasons coaching in the college ranks. He was a graduate [more]

Gary Kubiak excited to call plays again

After Mike Zimmer offered Gary Kubiak the team’s play-calling duties, Kubiak took some time before agreeing. “I just said, ‘Coach, do you mind if I go back home and mow some grass for a couple days or something to think about it?’” Kubiak, 58, said, via Ben Goessling of the Star Tribune. “I told him [more]

George Iloka hopes for chance to restart career

Safety George Iloka did not play in the league in 2019, remaining a free agent after the Cowboys cut him last summer. Iloka, though, isn’t ready to call it quits. He wants to play this season. “Yeah, absolutely,” Iloka told Tyler Dragon of The Cincinnati Enquirer. “We’ll see if I get another opportunity. I still [more]

Mike Zimmer wanted Dom Capers for “some fresh ideas”

The Vikings have been running the same 4-3 defense since Mike Zimmer became the head coach in 2014. In 2020, Zimmer will be expanding his horizons. With 3-4 specialist Dom Capers arriving as a senior defensive assistant, Zimmer told reporters on Tuesday that he’s looking to “get some fresh ideas,” via Chris Tomasson of the [more]

Mark Gastineau wants his single-season sack record back

Nineteen years after Packers quarterback Brett Favre gifted Giants defensive end Michael Strahan the single-season sack record, the guy who previously held it wants it back. “It’s my record, and I want it to be known that it’s my record,” former Jets pass rusher Mark Gastineau told ESPN on Monday. “I’m not going to say, [more]

Vikings add Dom Capers to coaching staff

Vikings coach Mike Zimmer added some experience to his coaching staff. The team announced the addition of Dom Capers as senior defensive assistant. The former Panthers and Texans head coach is entering his 33rd year in the NFL. He was a senior defensive assistant with the Jaguars last year. His previous coordinator jobs include stints with [more]

Former NFL lineman Mike Stensrud jailed for being drunk, armed at Iowa meeting

It was a raucous caucus. A former NFL player was sentenced to two days in jail, for showing up drunk and armed at an Iowa country supervisors meeting. According to the Associated Press, former NFL defensive lineman Mike Stensrud was arrested for drinking during a May 21 meeting of the Winnebago County board of supervisors, [more]

Sean Payton thinks someone will make RFA Taysom Hill an offer

Saints master-of-all-trades Taysom Hill‘s contract has expired. He’s due to become a restricted free agent. And the Saints are bracing for someone to try to pilfer him. “I think someone is going to make him an offer,” coach Sean Payton recently told Peter King of Football Morning in America. “But the first thing the fan [more]

It sounds like Jimmy Garoppolo has secured his job, for at least one more year

The 49ers had a chance to win the Super Bowl, or at least to take a 27-24 lead with roughly 90 seconds left. Quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo missed an open Emmanuel Sanders for a touchdown, part of a fourth quarter during which Garoppolo completed three of 11 passes with one interception and a paltry passer rating [more]

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