Daily Archives: February 4, 2024

Is Michigan football closing in on a defensive coordinator from the NFL?

[ad_1] The offensive staff for Michigan football under new head coach Sherrone Moore has mostly come together with Kirk Campbell promoted to offensive coordinator, Grant Newsome elevated to offensive line coach, and Steve Casula reportedly being brought aboard as the new tight ends coach. But the defensive side of the ball remains something of a mystery. As of yet, there …

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2024 NFL Pro Bowl Games: Highlights from OU football alums

[ad_1] The best players in the NFL traveled to Orlando, Florida, for the Pro Bowl Games. The multi-day AFC vs. NFC competition began with a skills showdown on Thursday and culminated on Sunday with a flag football game. Seven former OU players received a Pro Bowl selection. The lone AFC representative was Denver return specialist Marvin Mims. Dallas wide receiver …

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Purdy finds game-manager label ‘funny,’ hopes to one day earn respect

[ad_1] Purdy finds game-manager label ‘funny,’ hopes to one day earn respect originally appeared on NBC Sports Bay Area Brock Purdy does not concern himself with any outside noise, but does find one critique frequently lofted his way rather amusing. The 49ers’ second-year quarterback has been labeled a “game-manager” throughout his MVP-caliber 2023 NFL campaign, despite putting together a season-and-a-half’s …

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Former Auburn football commit Kendarius Riddick flips to UCF

[ad_1] Auburn’s recruitment of the 2025 class has been going particularly well. It hit a bump on Saturday when Thomas County Central High School (Ga.) and four-star safety Kendarius Riddick unexpectedly flipped his commitment. The No. 7 ranked safety according to On3 industry ranking committed to the UCF Knights and former Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn after having been committed …

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Colorado football: Way-too-early defensive breakout candidates for 2024

[ad_1] When examining my picks for offensive players who could break out in 2024, I spoke about Colorado football’s offense taking a step forward in 2023. On the other side of the ball, the Buffs’ defense looked eerily similar to 2022 and must now take a big jump forward in 2024 for the team to be competitive. The Buffaloes’ defense …

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Ranking greatest quarterback performances in Super Bowl history: Jalen Hurts makes cut, Tom Brady leads way

[ad_1] Legendary quarterback performances has become synonymous with the Super Bowl, almost as much as commercials, food and the halftime shows.  Almost annually, a quarterback has a performance in the big game that become the stuff of legend. Last year, for example, both Patrick Mahomes and Jalen Hurts recorded performances that were among the best by a quarterback in Super …

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Penguins sign forward Jesse Puljujarvi through 2024-25

[ad_1] Unrestricted free agent forward Jesse Puljujarvi signed a contract with the Pittsburgh Penguins that spans through the 2024-25 season, the team announced Sunday. The deal carries an average annual value of $800,000 for Puljujarvi, who signed a professional tryout with Pittsburgh on Dec. 10 after undergoing double hip surgery in the offseason. Puljujarvi, 25, fared well during 13 games …

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