NFP Friday Buzz: Bowles, Saban & more | National Football Post
One reason Todd Bowles may have been promoted to defensive coordinator by the Eagles is he had been the league’s informal No. 1 candidate to become the next minority head coach, and the plan was to push him for head coaching interviews. Even the brain trust in Philly had him on a short list to succeed Andy Reid. A solid showing by the Eagles defense would have easily put him in the driver’s seat for upcoming interviews. However the performance of the Eagles D will most likely seriously diminish his stock as a head coaching candidate. The top minority candidate now could be Giants defensive coordinator Perry Fewell.
Jaworski: 'I'm not a Saban guy, because I don't like liars' | National Football Post
One person who does not want to see Saban return to the pro ranks, where he had a two-year run with the Miami Dolphins, is former Philadelphia Eagles quarterback and current ESPN analyst Ron Jaworski. Jaws told 97.5 The Fan in Philly that he wouldn’t be happy about Saban making an NFL comeback.
Nnamdi Asomugha Takes Exception As Bengals Pass Late - Birds 24/7
"We were really pissed off about that," said Nnamdi Asomugha. "To go for it on fourth down and throw the ball…We were jawing back and forth, our players with their players. We were wondering where that came from with the game being over like that."
Defensive turnaround has Eagles looking forward, not back
The Eagles' turnaround on D since Jim Washburn's firing could have them wondering what could have been, but the players are focused on the future.
Rob Parker suspended indefinitely for RGIII comments
Rob Parker has been suspended indefinitely by ESPN because of controversial racial comments he made Thursday about Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III.