Posts Tagged ‘Football’

Sean Payton resigns as coach of New Orleans Saints

Wednesday, January 26th, 2022

New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton, whose 15-year tenure with the club included its only Super Bowl championship and also a one-season suspension stemming from the NFL’s bounty investigation, is retiring from coaching. Payton informed the team on Tuesday that he is leaving his first and only NFL head coaching job with a 152-89 regular-season record — and nine playoff appearances — in 15 seasons. The Saints won the NFL title in 2009.

Chiefs fans sell ‘Grim Reaper’ shirts after legendary win

Wednesday, January 26th, 2022

A win that left fans feeling passionate about their team. "I think like every Chiefs fan out there, I was still kind of in shock after the game," said Joe Fredrick, who watched the game from his home in New York. Both Munoz and Fredrick are among many Chiefs fans that are making new T-shirts that say, "When it's grim, be the grim reaper."

Tom Brady reveals what’s on his mind this week as NFL fans await decision on his future

Wednesday, January 26th, 2022

In his latest episode on the "Let’s Go!" podcast, Brady weighed in on his NFL future. "I think the point is there’s no rush for me to figure out what’s next," Brady explained.

Opinion: What’s next for Tom Brady, Aaron Rodgers? Why legacy questions might guide QBs’ decisions

Wednesday, January 26th, 2022

Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers each have come to a crossroads in their storied NFL careers after being bounced from the playoffs in stunning fashion.

Column: As the Chicago Bears hire Ryan Poles to be their GM, Jim Caldwell is the first coaching candidate to get a 2nd interview. Could that bode well for the former Lions and Colts coach?

Wednesday, January 26th, 2022

The Chicago Bears announced the hiring of Ryan Poles as their new general manager Tuesday, and he immediately joined the search for the 17th coach in franchise history, a decision that will affect his tenure as much as the next few seasons. The 36-year-old Poles comes from the Kansas City Chiefs, where he rose through the ranks to become executive director of player personnel.

TUPATALK: NFL divisional playoffs produce weird results, wonderful battles

Tuesday, January 25th, 2022

TupaTalk: NFL playoffs have produced plenty of sparks so far and a lot of interesting questions yet to be answered

David Bakhtiari details struggles with returning to field due to knee issues

Tuesday, January 25th, 2022

Left tackle David Bakhtiari tried extremely hard to get back into the lineup as the playoffs approached for the Green Bay Packers. He played 27 snaps in the team’s regular season finale against the Detroit Lions with hopes of pushing through his lingering his knee issues. Ultimately, the ongoing problems with his surgically-repaired knee kept [more]

Sean Payton to step down as Saints coach after 16 years

Tuesday, January 25th, 2022

Before Sean Payton took his first head coaching job in New Orleans in 2006, the Saints had a grand total of one playoff victory since their founding in 1967. The standard will be considerably higher for the next head coach in the Big Easy. Payton, whose 16-year tenure with the club included its only Super Bowl championship and also a one-season suspension stemming from the NFL’s bounty investigation, is leaving coaching — for now.

David Briggs: Toledo, Cleveland, Buffalo, and Lake Erie’s belt of football heartache

Tuesday, January 25th, 2022

Jan. 26—Toledo. Cleveland. Buffalo. Welcome to the Walleye Belt: A great place to live (except on Sundays). When it comes to pro football, the denizens of these Lake Erie cities — including Toledo, where, on the pain index, we live between a rusty nail through the foot (Lions) and a minor table-saw mishap (Browns) — know the deal. The sport was invented to break your heart. I don't know if ...

Speak of the Devils Podcast: Tracking ASU’s transfer portal activity

Tuesday, January 25th, 2022

Trouncing the Trojans and a battle by the bay: We discuss the big win over USC and look ahead to a key game against Washington. ASU basketball season preview with Kyle Dodd: We are joined by former ASU point guard and current radio analyst Kyle Dodd for an in-depth discussion about the season ahead. Looking for answers after a stunning loss: We discuss the aftermath of the Wazzu loss with Jordan Simone & preview the battle vs. USC.