Posts Tagged ‘Steve Spagnuolo’

Rookie LB Laurinaitis is built Ram-tough

Just got done talking to Rams rookie James Laurinaitis. What an impressive guy.

Intensity on display at Spagnuolo’s camp

This is my third training camp this year (New Orleans and Minnesota) and though I’m just getting things started, the tempo and gusto of the Rams practice I just witnessed is pretty intense.

Giants D may attack more under Sheridan

One of the questions facing the Giants during training camp — as well as the rest of the season — is how they’ll replace former defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo. Several of the Giants believe they may have even more of an attacking defense this season.

Remembering Jim Johnson

The innovative defensive coach’s legacy will live on through his highly effective system and the many young coaches to whom he taught it.

Thoughts and prayers go out to Eagles’ Johnson

The Philadelphia Eagles announced the promotion of interim defensive coordinator Sean McDermott to the permanent role today. Longtime coordinator Jim Johnson, one of the best in the business, is fighting cancer, and we wish him all the best.

Roundup: St. Louis braces for tough training camp

St. Louis coach Steve Spagnuolo close the team’s Offseason Team Activities with the promise of a tough training camp.

Rams’ Spagnuolo has confidence in QB Bulger

St. Louis’ Steve Spagnuolo didn’t offer much news on the Rams’ roster or free agency plans Friday as one of the six first-year coaches addressing the media.

Spagnuolo wants to run, protect the quarterback

The Rams introduced Steve Spagnuolo as their new head coach on Monday, signaling the start of a new era in St. Louis. Spagnuolo, a defensive mastermind who learned under Eagles coordinator Jim Johnson for eight seasons, was credited as a major contributor in the New York Giants’ improbable win over the Patriots in Super Bowl XLII.

Spagnuolo follows Giants’ predecessors

The New York Giants have a history of turning their defensive coordinators into top head coaches. Just go back over the years.

NFL GameDay Morning: Flacco is so ‘boring’

NFL GameDay Morning is the longest, most comprehensive NFL pregame show on television. Warren Sapp, Marshall Faulk and Steve Mariucci, alongside co-hosts Spero Dedes and Alex Flanagan and reporter Adam Schefter, brought fans the latest news, injury reports, pregame analysis and game previews on NFL Network. Special player correspondents Willie McGinest and Antwaan Randle El provided additional analysis from Sunday game sites.

Ripple effects after Spagnuolo’s hiring

When the St. Louis Rams hired Steve Spagnuolo as their head coach Saturday, it had ripple effects with the New York Giants and Philadelphia Eagles.

Giants targeting next defensive coordinator

The New York Giants have been planning for the day that defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo would leave since last season, at least.

Rams’ hire opens door for Rex Ryan to Jets

The St. Louis Rams’ hiring of Steve Spagnuolo impacted two New York franchises. It means the Giants lose their respected defensive coordinator. Just as significant, it positions the Jets to hire Baltimore Ravens defensive coordinator Rex Ryan as their head coach.

Spagnuolo to be the next Rams coach

The St. Louis Rams have hired Steve Spagnuolo as their head coach, giving him a four-year, $11.5 million contract.

Jets have second interview with Spagnuolo

Giants defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo met with the Jets for the second time this week.

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