Archive for December, 2012

Report: Four teams contact Lovie Smith (The SportsXchange)

Monday, December 31st, 2012
Lovie Smith was fired as the Chicago Bears head coach Monday morning, but by Monday evening he had been contacted by four teams about their head coaching vacancies, ESPN reported.

AFC wild-card playoffs: Deja vu for Bengals? (Yahoo! Sports)

Monday, December 31st, 2012
The home teams are struggling heading into the playoffs, but have the luxury of facing young QBs.

Bucs improve, but still far short of playoffs (The Associated Press)

Monday, December 31st, 2012
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Josh Freeman became Tampa Bay's first 4,000-yard passer and also threw for more touchdowns in a season than any player in franchise history, yet the NFL playoffs will begin without the Buccaneers for the fifth straight year.

Bills axe coach Chan Gailey Bears fire Lovie Smith NFL moves

Monday, December 31st, 2012

By lunchtime Monday, six NFL coaches were looking for work. With the regular season ending the day before, the firings came at a furious clip and within a two-hour span the following were sacked: Andy Reid in Philadelphia, Lovie Smith in Chicago, Norv Turner in San Diego, Pat Shurmur in Cleveland, Romeo Crennel in Kansas City and Chan Gailey in Buffalo.



Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/football/nfl/story/2012/12/31/sp-nfl-new-york-jets-gm-fired.html?cmp=rss

Browns’ Richardson played half-season with broken ribs (The SportsXchange)

Monday, December 31st, 2012
Cleveland Browns rookie running back Trent Richardson sat out the season finale Sunday, costing him a chance to top the 1,000-yard mark in rushing.

Black Monday delivers harsh blows, uncertainty (Yahoo! Sports)

Monday, December 31st, 2012
So many teams' futures are up in the air after nearly a quarter of the coaches are canned on New Year's Eve.

Black Monday delivers harsh blows, uncertainty (Yahoo! Sports)

Monday, December 31st, 2012
So many teams' futures are up in the air after nearly a quarter of the coaches are canned on New Year's Eve.

Black Monday delivers harsh blows, uncertainty (Yahoo! Sports)

Monday, December 31st, 2012
So many teams' futures are up in the air after nearly a quarter of the coaches are canned on New Year's Eve.

Black Monday delivers harsh blows, uncertainty (Yahoo! Sports)

Monday, December 31st, 2012
So many teams' futures are up in the air after nearly a quarter of the coaches are canned on New Year's Eve.

Despite going 7-9, Saints liked their resilience (The Associated Press)

Monday, December 31st, 2012
METAIRIE, La. (AP) -- As Saints players dumped belongings from their lockers into huge brown bags, right tackle Zach Strief said he wished he could look forward to a new season devoid of questions about the bounty scandal.