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  1. Washington Redskins may have skirted Rooney Rule with GM hire

    John Keim

    The Washington Redskins did not follow the protocol established by the Rooney Rule before they interviewed a minority candidate, according to a complaint sent to the NFL by the group in charge of monitoring the league's minority hires.

    Story | Conversation | January 07, 2015
  2. Morning take: Nick Mangold on Belichick

    James Walker

    Here are the most interesting stories Thursday in the AFC East: With all the issues surrounding the New England Patriots, New York Jets center Nick Mangold thinks Patriots coach Bill Belichick is "losing his mind." Morning take: Belichick stri...

    Blog | June 20, 2013
  3. Examining the Graves factor

    Rich Cimini

    The hiring of former Cardinals GM Rod Graves as the senior director of football administration didn't garner big headlines -- it occurred the same day as Tim Tebow to the Patriots -- but this was an important decision by GM John Idzik. Because Idz...

    Blog | June 19, 2013
  4. Graves' hiring points to personnel overlaps

    Mike Sando

    We hear quite a bit about NFL coaching trees. Personnel trees can be important, too, as like-minded former associates compete for the same players. Implications for the latter came to mind Monday when the New York Jets announced Rod Graves' hiring...

    Blog | June 10, 2013
  5. Blogger Blitz: On Rod Graves hire

    James Walker

    The New York Jets and first-year general manager John Idzik made a significant front-office hire Monday in former Arizona Cardinals general manager Rod Graves. In New York, Graves will serve as director of football administration. But what does th...

    Blog | June 10, 2013
  6. Idzik hires former Cards GM Graves

    Rich Cimini

    You knew there would be major changes when John Idzik arrived in January, and that's exactly how it has played out. On Monday, he announced his most important front-office hire, former Cardinals GM Rod Graves, who was named senior director of footbal...

    Blog | June 10, 2013
  7. New York Jets add ex-Arizona Cardinals GM Rod Graves to front off...

    Rich Cimini

    The New York Jets, continuing to restructure their front office under new general manager John Idzik, hired former Arizona Cardinals GM Rod Graves Monday as the senior director of football administration.

    Story | Conversation | June 10, 2013
  8. Report: Jets to hire former GM Rod Graves

    James Walker

    Now that the 2013 NFL draft is in the books, the New York Jets are undergoing a major makeover in their front office. The latest report comes from Jason La Canfora of, who reports New York will hire former Arizona Cardinals general m...

    Blog | May 15, 2013
  9. New York Jets GM John Idzik continues front-office shakeup -- sou...

    Kieran Darcy

    Two more members of the New York Jets front office have been let go, as new general manager John Idzik continues his makeover of the franchise.

    Story | Conversation | May 15, 2013
  10. Black former NFL coaches say Rooney Rule is broken

    Three black former NFL head coaches say the league needs to rethink its Rooney Rule for promoting minority hiring after 15 top vacancies -- eight head coaching jobs and seven general manager positions -- were all filled by white candidates since the regul

    Story | Conversation | January 31, 2013
  11. Tucker on Steve Keim: 'I love this hire'

    Mike Sando

    Just wanted to pass along these thoughts from ESPN's Ross Tucker regarding the Arizona Cardinals' promotion of Steve Keim to general manager: "I love this hire. Steve Keim is a Pa. guy. He is a football guy. Played O-line at N.C. State. He's just al...

    Blog | January 10, 2013
  12. A few thoughts on Keim as Cardinals GM

    Mike Sando

    Steve Keim appears in line to become the Arizona Cardinals' next general manager, succeeding Rod Graves. That is the word from Albert Breer and Kent Somers. Good luck evaluating the job Keim has done since hiring on with the Cardinals in 1999. ...

    Blog | January 08, 2013
  13. Inside Slant: Ranking coaching vacancies

    Mike Sando

    Andy Reid's emergence as a head coaching candidate for the Arizona Cardinals has driven much of the conversation around here recently. Kevin Seifert and I assessed the Cardinals' coaching vacancy and all the others from a candidate's perspective d...

    Blog | January 02, 2013
  14. NFC West Stock Watch

    Mike Sando

    Falling 1. Cardinals leadership. Coach Ken Whisenhunt and general manager Rod Graves lost their jobs following Arizona's second 5-11 season in the past three years. Their inability to upgrade the quarterback position was the No. 1 reason for their...

    Blog | January 02, 2013
  15. Around the NFC West: Ringing in new year

    Mike Sando

    Around the NFC West: Jan. 1, 2013 Arizona Cardinals Boivin: Change good, QBs key Somers: What Cardinals offer McLellan: Overhauls nothing new McManaman: Cards' players react Bickley: Cards made right moves ...

    Blog | January 01, 2013
  16. Statements from Whisenhunt, Graves

    Mike Sando

    The Arizona Cardinals have released the following statements from former coach Ken Whisenhunt and former general manager Rod Graves: Whisenhunt "Coaching the Cardinals has been an incredible and rewarding experience and I will always be gratefu...

    Blog | December 31, 2012