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  1. NFL rules increasing offense seem to have increased neurotic QBs,...

    Johnette Howard

    We're watching the rise of the neurotic NFL quarterback. Whatever happened to field generals with bulletproof confidence?

    Story | Conversation | November 01, 2012
  2. NFL coaches should try two-QB system

    Steve Wulf

    Not all quarterbacks are created equal. Yet NFL coaches are still locked in the assumption that they have to name a starting quarterback and stick with him for every snap of the game and every game of the season.

    Story | Conversation | October 18, 2012
  3. Ready to follow your QB into battle?

    Tim Graham

    Quarterbacks commonly are referred to as field generals. Bill Simmons likes to watch movies. So he smushed the two together and came up with his quarterback rankings as portrayed by favorite war movies of his generation. I recommend reading the...

    Blog | September 03, 2010
  4. QBs quite accustomed to winning

    Greg Garber

    QBs Tom Brady and Donovan McNabb are the field generals and faces of their respective franchises.

    Story | Conversation | February 02, 2005
  5. Classic Field Generals Week

    ESPN Classic will continue its theme weeks with a Classic Field Generals Week from Monday - Friday. Classic Field Generals will profile and feature some of the best signal callers ever in the game of football.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | January 06, 2003
  6. Jacksonville Jaguars QB Blake Bortles to start vs. Tennessee Tita...

    Michael DiRocco

    Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles will start in Thursday night's game against Tennessee at EverBank Field.

    Story | Conversation | December 18, 2014
  7. Airplane circles New York Jets practice fields with banner urging...

    Rich Cimini

    For the second time in six weeks, the Jets practiced Wednesday as a plane circled the field carrying a banner that urged the firing of general manager John Idzik.

    Story | Conversation | December 17, 2014
  8. Derek Carr shows his maturity on the field

    Bill Williamson

    As he was playing the best game of his rookie season in a win over Bay Area rival San Francisco, Derek Carr took the next step as a field general. Carr was excellent in every facet of the game as he was dominant on third down and threw three touch...

    Blog | December 11, 2014
  9. Browns GM eager to pop Manziel hood -- but that can wait

    Jeremy Fowler

    BEREA, Ohio -- Cleveland Browns general manager Ray Farmer sees an NFL starter in Johnny Manziel but seems in no hurry to rush him onto the field. Farmer, who addressed the local media Tuesday, understands "everybody is eager to see what's under t...

    Blog | November 04, 2014
  10. Phil Emery: Brian Urlacher entitled to his opinion on Jay Cutler

    Jeff Dickerson

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Chicago Bears general manager Phil Emery responded on Monday to Brian Urlacher's refusal to label Jay Cutler as an elite quarterback by saying Urlacher enjoyed a mutually beneficial on-field relationship with Cutler for better pa...

    Blog | October 27, 2014
  11. Keim won't be 'surprised' if Cooper gets more O-line work

    Josh Weinfuss

    TEMPE, Ariz. -- Jonathan Cooper may not need an injury to one of the Arizona Cardinals' offensive linemen for him to see the field this season. On his weekly appearance on Arizona Sports 98.7 FM, Cardinals general manager Steve Keim said Monday th...

    Blog | October 27, 2014
  12. Sunday notes: John Idzik stakes reputation to Percy Harvin

    Rich Cimini

    A look at what's happening around and inside the New York Jets: 1. Wizard of Id? Percy Harvin could end up as a nine-game rental, but his performance -- especially off the field -- will reflect directly on John Idzik. The Jets' general manager cal...

    Blog | October 26, 2014
  13. Eagles' offseason acquisitions looking good

    Andy Jasner

    Offseason moves always look good on paper. For the Philadelphia Eagles, the changes made in the offseason currently look great on the field. General manager Howie Roseman upgraded the roster in a variety of ways and several new players have pro...

    Blog | October 16, 2014
  14. Reggie McKenzie needs new coach to win

    Bill Williamson

    My initial reaction to the firing of coach Dennis Allen on Monday was that it puts general manager Reggie McKenzie on the hot seat. McKenzie's hiring of Allen and his failures to put winning talent the field were my reasons behind the column. The...

    Blog | October 02, 2014
  15. Marrone downplays report of argument

    Mike Rodak

    ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- Buffalo Bills coach Doug Marrone downplayed a CBS Sports report that he recently was in a verbal altercation on the practice field with "several team officials," including CEO Russ Brandon and general manager Doug Whaley. "Di...

    Blog | September 05, 2014
  16. Practice report: No sign of Patterson

    Rich Cimini

    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Cornerback Dimitri Patterson wasn't on the field at the start of practice Monday, a clear indication that something was amiss. A few minutes later, New York Jets general manager John Idzik informed reporters that Patterson -- AW...

    Blog | August 25, 2014