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Rex Ryan (Photo by Brett Carlsen/Getty Images), Todd Bowles (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images), John Fox (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images), Dan Quinn (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Silverman: NFL Hiring Season Is About To Get Very Interesting

While the Super Bowl combatants will be decided this Sunday, this is the hiring season in the NFL. Here’s a look at the strengths of those who have either filled positions or are likely to soon.

01/14/2015

John Fox, former New York Giants defensive coordinator, speaks during Media Day ahead of Super Bowl XXXV in 2001. (Photo by Andy Lyons/ALLSPORT/Getty Images)

Palladino: ‘Giant’ Memories Make John Fox A No-Brainer For Bears

Ernie Accorsi knew Fox would have been good for the Giants 15 years ago. There’s nothing that should make the Chicago consultant think any different now.

01/14/2015

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Blocked Kicks Are Reason For Concern For The Packers In the Playoffs

The Green Bay Packers do not have many holes in their game as they enter the playoffs as the No. 2 seed in the NFC. However, one is their blocking in the kicking game. They allowed more combined blocked field goals, extra point attempts and punts than they had in the previous five seasons combined.

12/31/2014

Rex Ryan at Sun Life Stadium on December 28, 2014 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Chicago, Atlanta Or Bristol? Daily News’ Mehta On What’s Next For Rex Ryan

The former Jets coach will land a job soon enough. But where — and what — remains to be seen.

12/30/2014

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Josh McDaniels Is In The Mix For A Head Coaching Position

New England’s offensive coordinator says he’s happy where he is, but at least one NFL team is seriously interested in interviewing him.

12/29/2014

Geno Smith meets Bears quarterback Jay Cutler after a game at MetLife Stadium on September 22, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The Bears defeated the Jets 27-19. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Should The Jets Make A Play For Jay Cutler?

WFAN’s Craig Carton says yes. His radio co-host, Boomer Esiason, isn’t so hot on the idea: “You can’t make this happen.”

12/18/2014

CHICAGO, IL - DECEMBER 4: Marquess Wilson #10 of the Chicago Bears cannot reach as pass as Brandon Carr #39 of the Dallas Cowboys defends during the third quarter of a game at Soldier Field on December 4, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. The Cowboys defeated the Bears 41-28. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Five Things: Bears Vs. Cowboys Thursday Night Roundup

The Dallas Cowboys beat the Chicago Bears last night 41-28. Chicago scored three touchdowns in the fourth quarter to make it look respectable, but a 21-0 third quarter for Dallas essentially sealed this one.

12/05/2014

ARLINGTON, TX - NOVEMBER 27: Tony Romo #9 of the Dallas Cowboys hands off to DeMarco Murray #29 of the Dallas Cowboys against the Philadelphia Eagles in the first half at AT&T Stadium on November 27, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Thursday Night Fantasy Starters: Matt Forte, DeMarco Murray And Tony Romo

These two teams meet tonight at Soldier Field in what should be a high-scoring game. There are plenty of fantasy points on the board here.

12/04/2014

ARLINGTON, TX - NOVEMBER 27: Tony Romo #9 of the Dallas Cowboys passes against the Philadelphia Eagles in the second half at AT&T Stadium on November 27, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Thursday Night Football Breakdown: Dallas Cowboys At Chicago Bears

The Cowboys are 8-4, but if the season ended today they would not be in the playoffs. After Thursday’s visit to Chicago, they go to Philadelphia, host Indianapolis, and finish at Washington.

12/03/2014

DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 27: Calvin Johnson #81 of the Detroit Lions scores a second quarter touchdown in front of Kyle Fuller #23 of the Chicago Bears at Ford Field on November 27 , 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Five Things: Bears vs. Lions Thanksgiving Roundup

The Detroit Lions have won two Thanksgiving games in a row, both in blowout fashion no less. After nine straight losses on Turkey Day, it is a welcome change for Lions fans.

11/29/2014

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Calvin Johnson Shines In Detroit’s 34-17 Win Over Bears

Calvin Johnson caught 11 passes for 146 yards with a pair of first-half touchdowns, and the Detroit Lions boosted their postseason hopes with a 34-17 victory over the Chicago Bears on Thursday.

11/27/2014

FOXBORO, MA - NOVEMBER 23: Calvin Johnson #81 of the Detroit Lions makes a diving catch for a first down as Brandon Browner #39 of the New England Patriots defends during the third quarter at Gillette Stadium on November 23, 2014 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Bears-Lions Fantasy Starters: Matt Forte, Matthew Stafford, And Calvin Johnson

The Chicago Bears are going to try to reach the .500 mark when they face the Lions in the opening game of the Thanksgiving Day triple header.

11/26/2014

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CBS Sports Talks Lions Vs. Bears On Thanksgiving Day

The Detroit Lions are no strangers to Thanksgiving Day games and this year, they are taking on an NFC North rival in the Chicago Bears. Both teams need a win to stay in the playoff race and CBS Sports Tracy Wolfson took some time to talk Jay Cutler and Matthew Stafford facing off at Ford Field on the big holiday.

11/26/2014

FOXBORO, MA - NOVEMBER 23: Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions passes the ball during the third quarter against the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium on November 23, 2014 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Thursday Football Breakdown: Chicago Bears At Detroit Lions

The Detroit Lions played on Thanksgiving before 24 of the current NFL franchises even existed. The Lions’ first owner scheduled the inaugural game in 1934 to try and generate interest in the team.

11/26/2014

Fans of the Detroit Lions hold up a Happy Turkey Day sign at Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Jastremski: Getting You Ready For Thanksgiving NFL Overload

Make sure that when you’re eating the turkey, stuffing and pumpkin pie that you are locked into the football action. Don’t let the kiddies try to flip on “March of the Wooden Soldiers” or some other garbage.

11/25/2014

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