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  1. Winners and losers from college football fall camps


    Tue, 23 Aug 2016

    in an experienced secondary. But the transition will be made a lot smoother in that his position coach at Alabama, Mel Tucker , is now running the Georgia defense for Kirby Smart. Mike Williams, WR, Clemson, and Seth Russell, QB, Baylor

  2. Most improved front sevens: Jags boast crazy depth


    Fri, 19 Aug 2016

    constructing the roster to suit Vic Fangio's 3-4 scheme after years in the 4-3 alignment under Lovie Smith and Mel Tucker . The overhaul started with pass rusher Pernell McPhee last offseason and continued with this year's signings of Danny

  3. NFL Roster Reconstruction Awards for 2016


    Mon, 9 May 2016

    Fangio's 3-4 scheme after years in the 4-3 alignment under ex-coach Lovie Smith and former defensive coordinator Mel Tucker . The revamped front seven started last year, with the successful signing of disruptive edge rusher Pernell McPhee and

  4. Jerrell Freeman signs three-year deal with Bears


    Sat, 12 Mar 2016

    Lamarr Houston exceeded expectations last season as well. General manager Ryan Pace has done a commendable job of overhauling the roster to suit Fangio's 3-4 scheme after years in the 4-3 alignment under Lovie Smith and Mel Tucker .

  5. 5 moments you'll never forget from Green Bay-Arizona


    Sun, 17 Jan 2016


    It's not as deep that the call blitz and make him get the ball off quick but again if you don't have an edge. Mel Tucker who now as the deep support for the University of Georgia. Was with his index but he's in the first meeting tomorrow

  6. Titans must find QB whisperer for Marcus Mariota


    Tue, 3 Nov 2015

    caller for the Jaguars in 2011, Gabbert saw head coach Jack Del Rio axed 11 games into his rookie season . Defensive aide Mel Tucker finished the campaign before Jacksonville hired Mularkey -- only to fire him after one season. Gus Bradley took the

  7. Ike and MJD on mid-season firings: 'Everyone is on eggshells'


    Mon, 5 Oct 2015


    had been no I think that caused a real had been working mister Utley to prepare you know put throughout the season. Mel Tucker comes he says listen. We don't walk the road most are walked into room one that you guys wrestlers so so don't a

  8. Weakest defensive position groups


    Mon, 8 Jun 2015

    rely upon second-year players Will Sutton and Ego Ferguson , both of whom were drafted to play defensive tackle in Mel Tucker 's 4-3 defense. This front will be heavily reliant upon rookie nose tackle Eddie Goldman and veteran end Jeremiah

  9. Bears defensive coaching staff impresses early


    Mon, 8 Jun 2015

    finding guys like Vic Fangio to run the defense. Fangio is a bit of a departure from last year's defensive coordinator Mel Tucker , and players are already starting to notice. "Everything is different," Jared Allen said, via the Chicago Sun

  10. Bears hire Vic Fangio as defensive coordinator


    Tue, 20 Jan 2015

    Rebuilding a defense that crumbled to pieces over the past two seasons under Marc Trestman and former defensive play-caller Mel Tucker . Only the Oakland Raiders allowed more points per game, with Chicago also allowing the third-most yardage in the

  11. John Fox looking forward to getting to know Jay Cutler


    Mon, 19 Jan 2015

    Denver. The safe assumption is that the same will ring true in Chicago, since the Bears have run a 4-3 scheme under Mel Tucker . Fox did stress, however, that more is made of the alignment than reality. "I'm going to put them in the best

  12. What to watch for in Saints-Bears 'MNF' tilt


    Mon, 15 Dec 2014

    drives, the highest figure in the NFL since at least 1991. Opposing quarterbacks have a passer rating of 103.4 on Mel Tucker 's defense. 5. Chicago's defense isn't alone as an embarrassment. It's fair to wonder if Saints defensive boss

  13. Charles Tillman intends to play again in 2015


    Wed, 10 Dec 2014

    whoever's interested." Whether the Bears would welcome Tillman back is an open question. With defensive coordinator Mel Tucker on the way out and veteran linebacker Lance Briggs ' own Chicago future up in the air , the organization might opt to

  14. Chicago Bears plan to part ways with Mel Tucker


    Sun, 7 Dec 2014

    Chicago Bears plan to part ways with Mel Tucker By Conor Orr Published: Dec. 7, 2014 at 09:51 a ..... mean terminating the contract of defensive coordinator Mel Tucker at season's end. Rapoport reported Sunday that Tucker

  15. Are the Bears regretting Cutler's extension?


    Sun, 7 Dec 2014


    Bears sources barring a significant improvement. That Mel Tucker the defense of weather is expected to be replays. At ..... happening on talk radio. In Chicago is they have they wanted Mel Tucker 's figured of atom platter. For ever since those back

  16. What's the biggest takeaway for the Cowboys?


    Fri, 5 Dec 2014


    injuries on the you know coming off a Blatche you didn't think that was possible. In you look at what's happening Mel Tucker is putting guys in position to make plays and they are not getting it done in a lot of situations. I know they have

  17. Bears' Trestman: No coaching staff changes upcoming


    Mon, 10 Nov 2014

    Despite the swirling winds in Chicago surrounding his coaching staff, Marc Trestman said Monday that defensive coordinator Mel Tucker and the rest of his coaches will remain in place. "There will not be any (coaching changes) at this time," Trestman

  18. Marc Trestman: Bears 'not a very good football team'


    Mon, 10 Nov 2014

    ball and the lack of overall talent (specifically on defense) is damning to the front office. Defensive coordinator Mel Tucker 's job already seems lost. The question is, will the seat warming under Trestman get hot enough in the coming weeks

  19. Coaches Show: Cutler or Trestman to blame?


    Mon, 10 Nov 2014


    can make fun of it we it's it's tough because this is gonna get ugly in Chicago if they whether it's more trust Mel Tucker good defense coordinator. You know he came into a tough situation they were pretty good on defense when it took over

  20. Trestman says he won't make coaching staff changes


    Mon, 10 Nov 2014


    where he's been odds according to Aaron Korver has to Mel Tucker the defensive coordinator the embattled defensive coordinator ..... have loved to have heard Jay Cutler was benched today or Mel Tucker was fired clearly that is not going to happen and to

  21. Around the NFL: Bears vs. Patriots recap


    Sun, 26 Oct 2014


    back to mile over the field their safeties were terrible. And they couldn't stop the run in the needs to mean how is Mel Tucker still running and defense in the NF. He won't be. And speaking of defense that you've had half the game. Or half

  22. Cobb scores second touchdown


    Sun, 28 Sep 2014


    I. Mel Tucker . Tried everything else to get some pressure he has been able to and the blitz and athletes Chris Conte safety. On Randall Cobb and he leads him. It is tracks not a good matchup with the Aaron Rodgers takes advantage of it.

  23. 'NFL Fantasy Live': Stock up, Stock down


    Tue, 16 Sep 2014


    were terrible last year you think about the addition specifically on that defensive line Jared Allen. Willie young and Mel Tucker runs the same style of defense that Lovie Smith did some not a lot of scheme change there. The players are getting more

  24. Has the Bears defense improved already?


    Fri, 15 Aug 2014


    Mel Tucker is definitely getting his defense born. But at the front but rather play in the room the other player in the past let's go to

  25. NFL's top defensive division? NFC West in a league of its own


    Wed, 13 Aug 2014

    much improved in the wake of some key offseason additions. Also, Packers coordinator Dom Capers and Bears coordinator Mel Tucker simplified their schemes to allow their top playmakers to play faster. New Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer and new Lions