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  1. Redskins' preseason schedule

    John Keim

    The Washington Redskins motored through the preseason a year ago, winning every game and boosting expectations. Then came a big 3-13 crash. The lesson, as is taught all the time: the preseason is meaningful for winning roster spots and individual pla...

    Blog | April 09, 2014
  2. Lurie touches on Vick, Byrd

    John Keim

    ORLANDO, Fla. -- Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie said the team learned its lesson in free agency after their mishap a couple years ago. And that was a big reason for their approach in 2014 - and perhaps why they did not pursue safety Jairus Byrd. Lurie...

    Blog | March 25, 2014
  3. A lesson to be learned from Sanchez

    Greg Katz

    As the USC Trojans resume spring practice on Tuesday and the quarterback competition starts to heat up between incumbent junior Cody Kessler and redshirt freshman Max Browne, a rather cold dose of future reality was dumped on the back burner of both ...

    Blog | March 24, 2014
  4. Baltimore Ravens, Joe Flacco will benefit greatly from arrival of...

    Jeffri Chadiha

    Joe Flacco can't lead a team by himself, which is why the arrival of Steve Smith will greatly benefit him and the Ravens, writes Jeffri Chadiha.

    Story | Conversation | March 17, 2014
  5. Hawkins saga provides lesson for Bengals

    Coley Harvey

    CINCINNATI -- Perception and reality aren't always the same. I used the line above in this story from earlier this week. I had outlined what the Cincinnati Bengals would miss if they were unable to match an offer sheet restricted free-agent receiv...

    Blog | March 13, 2014
  6. Baldwin schools fans on free agency

    Terry Blount

    Seattle Seahawks receiver Doug Baldwin told it like it is Sunday night and gave fans a lesson in free agency, warning them not to judge players too harshly if they leave the team you love. Baldwin, who is a restricted free agent, did a guest comme...

    Blog | March 10, 2014
  7. Lessons learned from Peters' contract

    Phil Sheridan

    PHILADELPHIA -- The Philadelphia Eagles' new contract extension with Jason Peters answered a couple of questions and raised a couple more. To wit: The contract doesn't change the Eagles' offseason plans, according to general manager Howie Rose...

    Blog | February 26, 2014
  8. 49ers' Jed York and Jim Harbaugh should take a lesson from Cowboy...

    Jean-Jacques Taylor

    49ers should give Jim Harbaugh what he wants -- because as Jerry Jones learned the hard way, a great coach is gold.

    Story | Conversation | February 24, 2014
  9. Broncos want more, far more, from Miller

    Jeff Legwold

    INDIANAPOLIS - In the moment, John Elway was talking about quarterbacks and about some of the football lessons his father, Jack, had taught him through the years. "There's a difference between arrogance and confidence too," Elway said when recall...

    Blog | February 24, 2014
  10. Kyle Shanahan's experience led to hiring

    Pat McManamon

    BEREA, Ohio -- Cleveland Browns coach Mike Pettine disputed reports that there was any problem with Kyle Shanahan's interview to be the offensive coordinator, and in the process gave a little lesson in journalistic ethics. "I was in there with Kyl...

    Blog | February 06, 2014
  11. Wake-up caw: Ray Rice learned a lesson

    Jamison Hensley

    Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice expressed some regret playing through hip and thigh injuries in 2013. "I probably should have thought twice about it, but I'm glad I was able to push through the season and not have any surgical procedures," ...

    Blog | February 05, 2014
  12. What Gordon, Haden gained from Pro Bowl

    Pat McManamon

    The Pro Bowl is a week removed, but the lessons for a young player can and should linger. That is the main benefit for the Cleveland Browns, that a young player can mingle and learn from the best in the game -- provided the entire group doesn't tr...

    Blog | January 31, 2014
  13. Morning Stripes: Special-teams lessons

    Coley Harvey

    The three key members of the Cincinnati Bengals' special-teams units each had strong seasons contributing to the overall success of the team. It's the pieces around them, though -- the blockers and first-responding tacklers on punt and kick covera...

    Blog | January 28, 2014
  14. Fox learned lessons well from Chuck Noll

    Jeff Legwold

    JERSEY CITY, N.J. -- John Fox's introduction to NFL coaching was a bit rude, but it has also provided some of the best teaching points from a mentor he believes was simply a great teacher. Fox joined Hall of Famer Chuck Noll's staff in Pittsburgh ...

    Blog | January 27, 2014
  15. Carroll credits Grant with his success

    Terry Blount

    JERSEY CITY, N.J. -- When Pete Carroll was sitting at home without a job in 2000, he finally decided to do what Bud Grant told him many years earlier: Do what you feel is right and don't worry about who likes it. Lesson learned from the long-time ...

    Blog | January 27, 2014
  16. Mike Pettine's daughter learned valuable lesson from Cleveland Br...

    Pat McManamon

    Mike Pettine was expecting it, so he didn't balk when the last question asked at his first news conference as Cleveland Browns head coach was about his daughter's unfortunate post on Twitter following his first interview.

    Story | Conversation | January 23, 2014