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2010-02-09 13:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- At a press conference today at Rosen Shingle Creek, UFL Commissioner Michael Huyghue announced Jay Gruden as Head Coach of the Florida Tuskers. Gruden previously served as Offensive Coordinator for the Tuskers. The Tuskers finished the season with a 6-1 record and an appearance in the UFL's Championship Game. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090608/NY29275LOGO ) "Jay Gruden was the natural choice as the next head coach of the Florida...

2009-12-02 13:10:00

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The United Football League announced today that Florida Tuskers QB Brooks Bollinger was selected as the 2009 Motorola Season MVP and Florida Tuskers Head Coach Jim Haslett was chosen as the 2009 Men's Wearhouse Coach of the Year. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090608/NY29275LOGO ) Despite falling short of a perfect season with a loss in the Championship Game, the Florida Tuskers, led by Coach Haslett and Bollinger, had an...

2009-08-17 10:35:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The United Football League announced today the signing of 21 players for the Florida Tuskers' franchise including former NFL veterans Zach Piller, Tim McGarigle and Jermaine Wiggins. The complete list of players being announced today includes: Pos. Player College -- OL Alexander, PJ Syracuse -- FB Cruz, Ronnie Northern State -- NT Bledsoe, Fred...

2009-08-12 12:30:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- At a press conference today, United Football League Commissioner Michael Huyghue announced the Florida franchise will be named the Tuskers and unveiled innovative team uniforms showcasing the Tuskers' "Premiere" season colors of blue, black and white. The name "Tuskers" was selected after more than thirty thousand fan entries and interpretation from industry experts and an in-house creative team on what attributes the fans were seeking with their...

2009-01-17 20:04:27

New York Giants defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo was hired Saturday as head coach of the St. Louis Rams, the team announced. The 49-year-old Spagnuolo, who agreed to a four-year contract, succeeds Jim Haslett, the interim coach who replaced the fired Scott Linehan early in the 2008 season. Spagnuolo became the Giants' defensive coordinator in 2007. He previously was with the Philadelphia Eagles for eight seasons. We considered some very qualified and outstanding candidates for this...

2008-12-25 14:03:41

The St. Louis Rams have promoted executive vice president of player personnel Billy Devaney to be their next general manager. Devaney, who has 23 years of NFL scouting experience, succeeds Jay Zygmunt, who stepped down Monday as the Rams' president of football operations and general manager, ending his 27-season tenure. Devaney will be responsible for all player personnel decisions, including the college draft, acquisition of free agents, player trades and other personnel transactions. Also,...

2008-12-22 18:33:51

Jay Zygmunt resigned Monday as president of football operations and general manager of the St. Louis Rams. His resignation, effectively immediately, ended his 27-season tenure with the franchise. The moved involves a reduced role for team President John Shaw and increased responsibility for Executive Vice President of Player Personnel Billy Devaney. The Rams, 3-13 in 2007, are currently 2-13 with one game left against the Falcons in Atlanta. Scott Linehan was relieved of his head coaching...

2008-11-27 14:23:47

The NFL has fined St. Louis Rams Coach Jim Haslett $20,000 for swearing at the officials during a Nov. 16 game against San Francisco. Late in the third quarter after completing a 29-yard pass to Donnie Avery, Rams quarterback Marc Bulger wanted to run his next play before the 49ers could challenge. Avery had barely got his feet inbounds, and San Francisco eventually challenged the play. An angered Haslett then exploded because the official stood over the ball, not allowing the Rams to run a...

2008-11-24 19:07:48

St. Louis Rams Coach Jim Haslett said Monday he hopes to have running back Steven Jackson and offensive tackle Orlando Pace back by Sunday. Jackson hurt his quadriceps during the Oct. 19 game against Dallas, despite rushing for 160 yards and three touchdowns, and then missed the following week's contest against New England. He returned against Arizona Nov. 2, but has missed the last three games. Jackson has 525 yards on 128 carries with four touchdowns and has added 25 receptions for 259...

2006-01-18 17:11:51

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The New Orleans Saints, who were homeless in 2005 after the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina, hired Dallas Cowboys assistant Sean Payton as head coach on Wednesday. Payton replaces Jim Haslett, who was fired after the club's 3-13 season and last-place finish in the NFC South. "Obviously 2005 was a traumatic year for this area," Payton told a news conference. "It was a tough year for this team. "I hope in some small way the effort of this team in 2006 and...


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