Five Things: Buccaneers Vs. Falcons Thursday Night Roundup56-14. You just don’t see scores like that in the NFL very often. Tampa Bay didn’t look like an NFL team last night, not scoring until the fourth quarter. For Atlanta, this was exactly the performance it needed.
Life After Bullying Scandal? Incognito To Visit Guard-Thin BuccaneersCoach Lovie Smith emphasized Monday that the Bucs had arranged a "visit" by the free agent guard but that a signing wasn't necessarily imminent.
Silverman: Breaking Down The 7 NFL Coaches Leading New TeamsSeven head coaches are leading new teams this year. Three of those coaches have had experience and are with new organizations, while four will man the position for the first time.
Report: Darrelle Revis Could Be On Move Again This OffseasonTeams are "exploring" the market for Revis and "rival executives believe a deal could be possible," Jason La Canfora of CBSSports.com reported.
Gallo Goes There: Head Coaches Are Hugely Overrated In The NFLOf the six coaches who were fired at the end of this season, each of them had quarterbacks with a quarterback rating placing them in the bottom half of the league.
AP Source: Buccaneers To Hire Lovie Smith As CoachFormer Chicago Bears coach has reached an agreement to coach the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, a person familiar with the negotiations said.
Giglio: Sanchez Vs. Smith Overshadowing True Jets Battle The many storylines around the Jets have fallen by the wayside as the quarterback battle has gained steam. But one narrative should not be ignored: Rex Ryan vs. John Idzik.
Silverman: Imposing Rex Ryan On New GM? Bad Form, WoodyThe Jets are in the process of interviewing candidates for the vacant general manager’s job, and the more time that goes by, the more it becomes clear that the Jets are making a big mistake.
Bills Make Syracuse's Marrone Their Next Head CoachThe Buffalo Bills have made Syracuse's Doug Marrone their newest head coach.
Silverman: The House Is Fine, So Giants Don’t Need To Tear It DownThere's no need for the Giants to make major changes, as the foundation needed to build a winner still remains.
Silverman: Woody Is Mistaken In His Approach To Hiring A New General ManagerThe new general manager will not be able to run the Jets as he sees fit. The new general manager will have to live with Ryan as head coach for another season. That means the Jets’ rebuilding project will take a full year longer than it should.
Keidel: I Don't Feel Sorry For Coaches, GMs Who Got Canned On 'Black Monday'Does Chan Gailey care when you lose your $30,000-per-year gig, that you were living check-to-check before massive layoffs? Does Mike Tannenbaum care that you can't afford the COBRA premiums to keep your kids with health insurance?
Silverman: QB-Coach Duo Gives Giants A Big Edge Over The Bears, VikingsWhen it comes to winning, you need to have a great quarterback and a great head coach. This is where the Giants have the huge advantage.
Silverman: Nice Guys On Sidelines; Old-School Approach A No-Go In Today's NFLVince Lombardi, Don Shula, Bill Parcells, Jimmy Johnson. None of them would be able to coach in the current NFL.
Silverman: Manning and Roethlisberger Meet In Class Of 2004 ReunionThe best QB's of the 2004 draft -- Eli Manning and Ben Roethlisberger meet on Sunday at MetLife Stadium.