This year's draft heavy on size, light on glamour This year's NFL draft is heavy on size and light on glamour. There's no high-profile quarterback destined to go No. 1 and instantly become the face of a downtrodden franchise. There's not even a running back or wide receiver worthy of the top overall pick, someone with the kind of swagger that wins over fans weary of losing. More
Packers ink Matthews to lucrative long-term deal Clay Matthews has signed a long-term extension with the Packers, as first reported by Ian Rapoport of NFL.com.
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports the five-year, $66 million deal will make Matthews the NFL’s highest paid linebacker. Matthews, a four-time Pro Bowl pick, was scheduled to make $3.73 million in the final year of his contract, but he was expected to receive an offer valued around $13 million per year, similar to the NFL’s highest-paid linebacker, the Cowboys’ DeMarcus Ware. More
Steve Spagnuolo: Was His Hiring Right Move For New York Giants? To refresh your memory, Spags went 10-38 with the St. Louis Rams as head ... before rushing to hire Spags. Riddled by the injury bug, 2014 marked the end of Fewell’s run with the Giants, and 2015 marked the (new) beginning of Spagnuolo’s. 01/24/2015 - 8:55 am | View Link
Giants Officially Hire Steve Spagnuolo To Be Defensive Coordinator Following a successful first stint with the Giants, Spagnuolo, now 55, was hired to be the head coach of the Rams. In three seasons in St. Louis he went 10-38, missing the playoffs each time. Spagnuolo then became Saints’ defensive coordinator in 2012 ... 01/15/2015 - 6:59 pm | View Link
Steve Spagnuolo's career timeline: Stints at Rutgers, Germany, Philadelphia, before return to Giants Steve Spagnuolo is the Giants new (old) defensive coordinator ... 2009-2011 - The St. Louis Rams hire Spagnuolo as head coach, where he experienced his first taste of NFL coaching hardship. The Rams had the worst record in the league in his first season ... 01/15/2015 - 4:51 pm | View Link
Giants Hire “Spags” As Defensive Coordinator EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants are bringing back Steve Spagnuolo as defensive coordinator ... Walton, 43, will replace Peter Giunta. Walton was the Rams defensive coordinator in 2013. He is entering his 20th season in coaching. 01/15/2015 - 4:49 pm | View Link
New York Giants Hire Steve Spagnuolo As Defensive Coordinator ... Giants is a bit of a homecoming for Spagnuolo, as he was New York’s defensive coordinator in 2007-2008. He won a Super Bowl with the Giants in 2007, and was then hired as the head coach of the St. Louis Rams. Spagnuolo, 55, has spent 15 years ... 01/15/2015 - 9:36 am | View Link
Steve Spagnuolo Stephen Christopher Spagnuolo (born December 21, 1959) is an American football coach who currently serves as the Defensive coordinator of the New York Giants. He was ... 04/20/2015 - 7:13 am | View Website
Latest News Footballguys view: Great news for Gurley and his draft stock here. Even with this knee injury, Gurley was going to be a first-round pick. Now, he could be picked ... 04/20/2015 - 3:31 am | View Website
Steve Spagnuolo hired as Giants defensive coordinator ... Spagnuolo has been considered the front-runner for the post ever since Fewell was let go following a disappointing season that saw the Giants go 6-10 and ... 04/19/2015 - 4:39 pm | View Website
New York Giants bring back defensive coordinator Steve ... The New York Giants hired Steve Spagnuolo as defensive coordinator Thursday. Spagnuolo held the same position with the team from 2007 to 2008, winning a Super Bowl ... 03/20/2015 - 4:00 am | View Website
Steve Spagnuolo named Defensive Coordinator; Tim Walton ... The Giants announced today that Steve Spagnuolo has been hired as defensive coordinator and Tim Walton is the secondary/cornerbacks coach 01/15/2015 - 6:07 pm | View Website
SEATTLE — At some point, Josh Fields has to get back to the big leagues. The righty reliever on Monday was set to make his fifth appearance for Class AAA Fresno, a two-inning outing. The dilemma the Astros have been faced with is how to make room on the roster for Fields.
Edinson Volquez fired seven strong innings and Kendrys Morales delivered another clutch double to fuel a decisive three-run sixth for the Royals in a 7-1 win over the Twins on Monday. Minnesota starter Kyle Gibson dropped to 4-1 all-time vs. Kansas City.
mdash; Jimmy Butler set a playoff career-high for the second straight game with 31 points, and the Chicago Bulls beat the Milwaukee Bucks 91-82 on Monday night to take a 2-0 lead in their first-round series.