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  1. Free agency fits: Kirk Cousins to Browns? Le'Veon Bell to Bucs?

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    Thu, 15 Feb 2018

    use him to replace Trumaine Johnson , while the Packers , who need a second corner, could add him as new coordinator Mike Pettine shapes his defense. Case Keenum, quarterback Potential fits: Arizona Cardinals , Minnesota Vikings . I think Keenum

  2. Eagles QB coach John DeFilippo driven by passion for job

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    Wed, 31 Jan 2018

    DeFilippo is ready for the role. "Absolutely. Absolutely," Packers defensive coordinator and former Browns coach Mike Pettine told me. "I don't think it's a question of if, it's a question of when." Flipping the switch on Wentz What

  3. One thing each NFC team can do to earn spot in Super Bowl LIII

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    Wed, 31 Jan 2018

    the Super Bowl , but you already knew that. The team's decision to replace defensive coordinator Dom Capers with Mike Pettine was a great start for an organization in need of new thinking. Freshening up the team's outside linebacker spot

  4. Mike McCarthy: Packers' offense going back to basics

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    Thu, 25 Jan 2018

    introduced its new crew of coaches Wednesday, one that boasts three former head coaches as coordinators (Joe Philbin, Mike Pettine , Ron Zook on offense, defense and special teams, respectively). Under Philbin, Green Bay also hired two former

  5. NFC Unsung Heroes: Patrick Robinson, Shaquill Griffin and more

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    Wed, 24 Jan 2018

    Dom Capers was relieved of his duties after a long stint as the team's defensive coordinator, but new play-caller Mike Pettine should find out quickly that he has a young cornerstone in Martinez. Minnesota Vikings: Danielle Hunter , defensive

  6. Packers hire Joe Philbin, Mike Pettine as coordinators

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    Wed, 10 Jan 2018

    Columns > The sweeping changes are almost complete in Green Bay. Green Bay hired Joe Philbin as offensive coordinator and Mike Pettine as defensive coordinator, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported on Wednesday . Philbin returns to Green Bay after

  7. Gus Bradley returning to Chargers under new contract

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    Wed, 10 Jan 2018

    reuniting with the defensive guru who once served as Pete Carroll's top lieutenant. The Packers are now targeting coach Mike Pettine and are closing in on a deal to hire the former Browns coach as Dom Capers' successor, Rapoport added, via a source

  8. Chargers DC Gus Bradley, other key coordinators are '18 FAs

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    Sun, 24 Dec 2017

    coordinator jobs elsewhere; DeFilippo is also expected to draw interest as a head-coaching candidate. Former Browns coach Mike Pettine , former 49ers defensive coordinator Jim O'Neil and former Browns coordinator Ray Horton are also available.

  9. Ben Roethlisberger: Browns to surprise a lot of people

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    Wed, 13 Sep 2017

    legitimate, playoff-bound NFL team than they have since the stunning 2014 first-place run under former head coach Mike Pettine . That year was the last time Cleveland beat the Steelers , winning a home game at FirstEnergy Stadium, 31-10. But

  10. Pain Rankings: Which NFL fan bases suffer the most?

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    Tue, 18 Jul 2017

    of optimism builds around the Browns . It happened when they hired Mike Holmgren, it happened when they brought in Mike Pettine . We saw it when they drafted Trent Richardson, then witnessed it once more when Johnny Manziel came to town. These

  11. Bob Stoops steps down, Lincoln Riley tabbed as Oklahoma HC

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    Thu, 8 Jun 2017

    mentioned as a potential NFL head-coaching candidate, and drew interest from the Cleveland Browns before the club hired Mike Pettine in 2014. Since 2000, Oklahoma has produced 85 NFL draft picks, ninth most among all schools . Adrian Peterson , DeMarco

  12. Cleveland Browns release veteran QB Josh McCown

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    Wed, 8 Feb 2017

    spending spree of 2015. After being cut by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers , Browns owner Jimmy Haslam, former head coach Mike Pettine and former quarterbacks coach John DeFilippo teamed up to lure McCown to Cleveland as a reliably average solution to

  13. Redskins promote Greg Manusky, hire Jim Tomsula

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    Mon, 23 Jan 2017

    Insider Ian Rapoport and Mike Garafolo first reported Sunday that Manusky would be elevated to the post. Rob Ryan and Mike Pettine also got looks for the job, among others. Manusky, a 12-year NFL veteran, was the defensive coordinator in San

  14. Redskins promoting Greg Manusky as DC

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    Sun, 22 Jan 2017

    and allowed 140-plus rushing yards in the final three tilts. The Redskins interviewed former Cleveland Browns coach Mike Pettine and ex- Buffalo Bills defensive coordinator Rob Ryan before settling on Manusky for the job. Manusky led middling

  15. Rob Ryan interviewing for Redskins DC opening

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    Mon, 16 Jan 2017

    Washington's offseason in 2017. After firing coordinator Joe Barry two weeks ago , the team also confirmed interviews with Mike Pettine and Gus Bradley. Pettine, having come up under Rex Ryan as a defensive coordinator, runs a similar pressure-oriented

  16. Will Blackmon on Redskins' DC search: 'I'd pick Gus'

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    Fri, 13 Jan 2017

    when he was in Seattle. He's had the most recent success in terms of building solid defenses. Obviously, Coach [ Mike ] Pettine had the defense with the Jets and did really well with them. If I had a preference, I'd pick Gus. I already know

  17. Sabbatical Year: How fired coaches spend time away from game

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    Wed, 28 Dec 2016

    More Columns > Mike Pettine built a house. While his fellow NFL coaches spent spring into summer ..... after growing up as the son of lauded Pennsylvania high school coach Mike Pettine Sr. -- it also meant the rare opportunity to pick up a new hobby

  18. Browns have gone one year without a victory

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    Wed, 14 Dec 2016

    We found a way." â Cleveland Browns (@Browns) December 13, 2015 "This is the greatest feeling," coach Mike Pettine told players in the postgame locker room. "Enjoy it. Savor it. Lock it away. That's what this business is all

  19. Jeff Fisher, Jim Caldwell highlight era of patience with coaches

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    Tue, 6 Dec 2016

    Harbaugh and Pittsburgh's Mike Tomlin have watched Romeo Crennel, Eric Mangini, Pat Shurmur, Rob Chudzinski, Mike Pettine and now Hue Jackson stride the Browns ' sideline. In a related note, the Browns are suffering their ninth consecutive

  20. Terrelle Pryor, Sam Bradford among top late bloomers

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    Wed, 12 Oct 2016

    of favor with several coaching regimes around the league -- including Cleveland's 2015 staff. Ex- Browns coach Mike Pettine reportedly soured on Pryor because he didn't believe the former quarterback possessed the work ethic or commitment

  21. Brian Hoyer battling to remain Bears' starting QB

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    Sun, 9 Oct 2016

    version of Hoyer in the past, most recently during Cleveland's brief sprint into first place during former coach Mike Pettine 's first season there in 2014. Back then, Hoyer had a five-game stretch where he threw seven touchdowns and just

  22. The First 33 Weeks: Inside Hue's rebuilding project

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    Thu, 1 Sep 2016

    Browns in the first round of the 2010 NFL Draft , played for head coaches Eric Mangini, Pat Shurmur, Rob Chudzinski and Mike Pettine over the next six seasons. "Everybody was like, 'Yo, he could have went a lot of different places,' but he ended

  23. Hype train or smoke screen: West, Brate and Jones

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    Wed, 10 Aug 2016

    enough to shed the extra pounds might seem innocuous, but they're critical to this equation. After all, it was Mike Pettine 's consistent critiques of West's attitude in Cleveland that was his downfall with the team that drafted him. In

  24. Browns considering running back committee

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    Mon, 30 Jun 2014

    of being in a timeshare. It appears that Cleveland’s new rusher is headed for a committee , according to coach Mike Pettine . Some of this might have to do with Tate’s spotty injury history over his three NFL seasons. Some of it might have