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The NFL Off-Season Moves Begin- Moves as of 1/17/2012

Although the NFL season is not over because the Super Bowl has not been played yet, many teams and players are already making moves for next year. Here is what’s went on since New Years Day once the regular season concluded.

-St Louis Rams fired coach Steve Spagnuolo and general manager Billy Devaney. Also named Jeff Fisher coach and signed him to a five-year contract.

-Tampa Bay Buccanneers fired coach Raheem Morris.
-Indianapolis Colts fired vice chairman Bill Polian and vice president and general manager Chris Polian. Also fired coach Jim Caldwell and named Ryan Grigson general manager.
-Chicago Bears fired general manager Jerry Angelo and offensive coordinator Mike Martz.
-Oakland Raiders agreed to terms with Reggie McKenzie to become their general manager. Also fired coach Hue Jackson.

-Derrick Mason announced his retirement.

-New York Jets named Tony Sparano offensive coordinator.
-Washington Redskins named Raheem Morris defensive backs coach.
-Dallas Cowboys named Bill Callahan offensive line coach and offensive coordinator and Jerome Henderson secondary coach.

-Atlanta Falcons named Mike Nolan defensive coordinator.

So as you can see the NFL has been busy. There has not been a lot of player movement yet but that will come once the Super Bowl ends. Keep checking back here at Hollywood’s World of Sports for more the latest wheeling and dealings in the NFL.

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