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Philadelphia Eagles' Jalen Hurts scratches his head on the sideline during the second half of an NFL football game against the Washington Football Team, Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)

Philly Special gives way to QB quagmire for Doug Pederson

Jan. 5, 2021 2:16 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Three years ago Doug Pederson was hailed as a genius after his “Philly Special” call resulted in backup quarterback Nick Foles catching the game-defining touchdown pass in the Eagles' first Super Bowl triumph, a 41-33 masterpiece against New England. Now, the Eagles coach is...

FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2019, file photo, Kansas City Chiefs offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy greets a player during the second half of the team's AFC championship NFL football game against the New England Patriots in Kansas City, Mo. One year ago, Bieniemy and San Francisco 49ers defensive coordinator Robert Saleh missed out on the coaching carousel despite being coordinators of the two Super Bowl teams. The two figure to be near the top of many of the lists of possible head coaching candidates again this offseason when the NFL is hoping some new rules lead to more opportunities for minority coaches. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)

On Football: NFL coaching carousel about to start spinning

Dec. 26, 2020 10:58 AM EST

Three NFL coaching jobs already are open, and another three or four soon could be. While it happens every year, coaching searches are different depending on the team seeking a new guy to take charge. Some clubs seek a veteran pro coach, like Washington and Dallas did after last season with Mike McCarthy and Ron...

Marv Marinovich, former USC football captain, dies at 81

Dec. 4, 2020 6:37 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Marv Marinovich, who captained Southern California’s national championship football team in 1962 and famously employed his strength and conditioning methods to groom son Todd into becoming quarterback for the Trojans, has died. He was 81. The university said he died Thursday of...