Archive for January, 2018

  • Dallas Cowboys Jettision Sixth Position Coach

    Dallas Cowboys Jettision Sixth Position Coach

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL January 11, 2018 at 11:48 pm 0 comments

    Offensive line coach Frank Pollack will not be back with the Dallas Cowboys in 2018, as he joined the Cincinnati Bengals on Thursday. It is the sixth change on Jason Garrett’s staff since the season ended and perhaps the most significant, because of the resources the Cowboys have put in […]

     
  • Mets Maintain Status Quo; Bring Back Jay Bruce for Three Years

    Mets Maintain Status Quo; Bring Back Jay Bruce for Three Years

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB January 10, 2018 at 11:30 pm 0 comments

    Free-agent outfielder Jay Bruce has reached agreement on a three-year, $39 million contract with the New York Mets, two baseball sources told ESPN on Wednesday. Bruce, 30, is a .249 career hitter with 277 home runs over 10 seasons with the Cincinnati Reds, Mets and Cleveland Indians. He had received […]

     
  • Packers Hire Mike Pettine as Defensive Coordinator

    Packers Hire Mike Pettine as Defensive Coordinator

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL January 9, 2018 at 11:13 pm 0 comments

    Mike McCarthy liked the idea of having a former head coach as his defensive coordinator when he hired Dom Capers in 2009. Nine years later, he has the same thing in Mike Pettine. The Green Bay Packers are expected to hire Pettine, a former head coach of the Cleveland Browns, […]

     
  • Chicago Bears Name Matt Nagy New Head Coach

    Chicago Bears Name Matt Nagy New Head Coach

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL January 8, 2018 at 11:10 pm 0 comments

    The Chicago Bears named Kansas City Chiefs offensive coordinator Matt Nagy as their new head coach, the team announced Monday. Nagy, 39, replaces John Fox, who was fired after posting a 14-34 record in three seasons. The Bears interviewed five candidates before meeting with Nagy on Sunday, the day after […]

     
  • Green Bay Packers Promote Brian Gutekunst to GM

    Green Bay Packers Promote Brian Gutekunst to GM

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL January 7, 2018 at 11:26 pm 0 comments

    The Green Bay Packers decided to stay within the Ron Wolf scouting tree for their next general manager, but it’s not his son, Eliot. Instead, the more experienced Brian Gutekunst was promoted to replace Ted Thompson. Gutekunst will receive a five-year contract, a source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Gutekunst was […]

     
  • Padres Trade Yangervis Solarte to Blue Jays

    Padres Trade Yangervis Solarte to Blue Jays

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB January 6, 2018 at 11:01 pm 0 comments

    The Toronto Blue Jays are acquiring second baseman Yangervis Solarte in a trade with San Diego, the Padres announced Saturday. In return, the Padres will get a pair of prospects in outfielder Edward Olivares and right-hander Jared Carkuff. The Padres also re-signed right-handed pitcher Craig Stammen to a two-year contract […]

     
  • Oakland Raiders to Give Jon Gruden 10 Year, $100 Million Deal

    Oakland Raiders to Give Jon Gruden 10 Year, $100 Million Deal

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL January 5, 2018 at 10:58 pm 0 comments

    The Oakland Raiders will sign Jon Gruden to one of the longest coaching deals in NFL history — a 10-year contract likely approaching $100 million — when it is made official Tuesday, sources told ESPN’s Adam Schefter on Friday. The length of Gruden’s contract is not unprecedented. The Dallas Cowboys […]

     
  • NFL TV Ratings Down 9.7 Percent for 2017

    NFL TV Ratings Down 9.7 Percent for 2017

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL January 4, 2018 at 11:05 pm 0 comments

    NFL television ratings fell 9.7 percent during the 2017 regular season, according to numbers registered by Nielsen. A typical game was watched by 1.6 million fewer people this season as compared to last season (14.9 million versus 16.5 million). The drop comes after the NFL had hoped to stem an […]

     
  • Dallas Cowboys Start Changing Their Coaching Staff

    Dallas Cowboys Start Changing Their Coaching Staff

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL January 3, 2018 at 11:25 pm 0 comments

    The changes Jerry Jones and Jason Garrett have alluded to since the Dallas Cowboys’ season ended have started. According to multiple sources, special-teams coordinator Rich Bisaccia will be allowed to leave despite being under contract with the Cowboys for two more seasons, and quarterbacks coach Wade Wilson and secondary coach […]

     
  • Carson Palmer Retires From NFL

    Carson Palmer Retires From NFL

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL January 2, 2018 at 11:54 pm 0 comments

    Arizona Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer announced his retirement Tuesday in an open letter after 14 seasons with three teams. Palmer, 38, who was drafted first overall in 2003, said he felt the time was right to walk away from football. “Over the years, I’ve had teammates who decided to hang […]