The Linc - McNabb on the Eagles' "shabang" offense

Jim McIsaac

McNabb talks Barkley's role in Eagles' 'shabang' offense | Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia
Reflecting on the Eagles' decision to draft USC quarterback Matt Barkley, Donovan McNabb came up with a rather creative way to describe the team's new offense under Chip Kelly. “What you’re seeing from the decision of drafting Matt Barkley is that this offense is going to be more of a West Coast, kind of a 'shabang' offense,” McNabb said in a segment on the NFL Network.

Schemed to Death: A Chip off the Old Block
Teams like the 49ers and Redskins have brought in formations and sets once only seen on Saturday’s in the college game. They are advancing NFL offenses more in one season, than in the past decade. I believe the 2013 season will be the year of the scheme. Chip Kelly and his Philadelphia Eagles will be at the head of the class.

NFL looks to improve Rooney Rule on minority hiring
When NFL owners convened for the annual league meetings in March 2003 at the plush Arizona Biltmore resort in Phoenix, they implemented league legislation that has become known as the "Rooney Rule." It initially required teams hiring a head coach to interview a minority candidate, and was expanded in 2007 to include general manager searches. Ten years later, the NFL owners met at the same resort for another round of the annual meetings. The Rooney Rule was again discussed. But the conversation this past March was about refinement, because even though the rule was followed, the results were unsatisfactory for the league during this past hiring cycle. Not a single minority candidate was hired for one of the eight head coaching and seven general manager vacancies.

2013 NFL rookie salary pools set - SBNation.com
The NFL has set each team's rookie salary pools as the players selected in the 2013 NFL Draft are beginning to sign with their respective teams.

NFL Draft Preparation - The performance enhancement of sleep
TFE's guest Christine J. Jones, Charlottesville Neurology & Sleep Medicine Center, looks at the performance enhancement of sleep for football players.

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