Tag Archives: Bruce Arians

Eric Mangini on the 49ers defense: “It’s a group of guys that are, for the most part, new to each other.”

This is the transcript of Eric Mangini’s Thursday press conference, courtesy of the 49ers’ P.R. department. Opening comments: “Good morning everybody. We are deep into Arizona, another challenging opponent coming up here, leading the league in scoring at this point and good group of skill players, good backs, good quarterback. The line has done a […]

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Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians says Colin Kaepernick “has improved as a pocket passer.”

Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians spoke on a conference call with Bay Area reporters Wednesday morning. Here are selected quotes. Q: When you look at the 49ers, do you see many differences from the 49ers’ team you faced in the past? ARIANS: No, it’s still a very, very talented roster. They’re probably the only […]

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Top 5 offensive coaches in the NFL

Wednesday, I ranked the top-five defensive coaches in the NFL right now. Today, I rank the top-five offensive coaches. 1. Sean Payton – He’s been the Saints’ head coach for seven seasons. Before that, he was the Giants’ offensive coordinator three seasons. Except for his first year in New York, Payton’s offense has ranked top-ten […]

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What’s a Harbaugh worth?

Here is my Wednesday column on Jim Harbaugh. Under no circumstances should the 49ers give Jim Harbaugh a contract extension this offseason. Let him play out the final two years of his deal. Or let him win a Super Bowl before giving him a raise. Apparently, Harbaugh wants to be the highest-paid head coach in […]

Arians on the Cardinals: “One thing we’ve done so far is play the run pretty solidly and eliminate long balls.”

Arizona Cardinals’ head coach Bruce Arians spoke on a conference call with Bay Area reporters Wednesday morning. Here is a transcript. Q: Do you feel like your team is getting better each week as we go along here? ARIANS: We are starting to improve each week. Offensively it’s taken a little more time than we […]

Can the Cardinals compete in the NFC West next season?

The Raiders are close to trading Carson Palmer to the Cardinals, reports NFL.com. The Cardinals most likely will draft the best offensive tackle available with the seventh pick in the draft. They signed running back Rashard Mendenhall and cornerback Antoine Cason in free agency. They still have Larry Fitzgerald, one of the best wide receivers […]

Report: Greg Roman is a candidate for the Eagles’ head coaching job

According to Howard Eskin of WIP radio, Greg Roman is one of five initial candidates for the Philadelphia Eagles’ head coaching job. The other candidates are Penn State head coach Bill O’Brien, Falcons offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter, Colts offensive coordinator Bruce Arians and Oregon head coach Chip Kelly. I have two questions for you: 1. […]