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January 13, 2006 | Associated Press
NFL coaching changes: * Detroit Lions -- Steve Mariucci (fired), Dick Jauron, interim (Nov. 28). * Green Bay Packers -- Mike Sherman (fired), Mike McCarthy (Jan. 12). * Houston Texans -- Dom Capers (fired). * Kansas City Chiefs -- Dick Vermeil (retired), Herman Edwards (Jan. 9). * Minnesota Vikings -- Mike Tice (fired), Brad Childress (Jan. 6). * New Orleans Saints -- Jim Haslett (fired). * New York Jets -- Herman Edwards (resigned). * Oakland Raiders -- Norv Turner (fired). * St.
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November 17, 2009
Three calls that worked Dec. 31, 1967, "The Ice Bowl," NFL championship. Trailing the Dallas Cowboys, 17-14, with third and goal on the one-yard line and 16 seconds left, Packers quarterback Bart Starr calls Green Bay's final timeout and talks to coach Vince Lombardi. Instead of the expected pass, Starr runs a quarterback sneak and scores a touchdown for a 21-17 win and their third straight NFL title. Nov. 3, 2003, New England vs. Denver. With the Patriots trailing the Broncos by a point and facing fourth down from their one late in the fourth quarter, Coach Bill Belichick tells Lonie Paxton to snap the ball out of the end zone for an intentional safety.
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January 15, 2005
'There's always pressure on this football team because I'm going to create it. You're playing with house money? That's a bunch of talk. This is the playoffs. There is pressure.' Herman Edwards, New York Jet coach, on the belief that his underdog team has no added pressure on it for today's AFC divisional game.
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January 13, 2006 | Associated Press
NFL coaching changes: * Detroit Lions -- Steve Mariucci (fired), Dick Jauron, interim (Nov. 28). * Green Bay Packers -- Mike Sherman (fired), Mike McCarthy (Jan. 12). * Houston Texans -- Dom Capers (fired). * Kansas City Chiefs -- Dick Vermeil (retired), Herman Edwards (Jan. 9). * Minnesota Vikings -- Mike Tice (fired), Brad Childress (Jan. 6). * New Orleans Saints -- Jim Haslett (fired). * New York Jets -- Herman Edwards (resigned). * Oakland Raiders -- Norv Turner (fired). * St.
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November 12, 2001 | From Associated Press
Herman Edwards knew exactly how he wanted his day to go. He would meet early with his mentor, Dick Vermeil, for an emotional reunion. Then, he would turn the New York Jets' game against Vermeil's Kansas City Chiefs over to his veterans. Edwards' game plan went perfectly. He held his teary meeting with Vermeil nearly two hours before Sunday's kickoff. And his team leaders, particularly Curtis Martin, Wayne Chrebet, James Farrior and Victor Green, took care of the rest in a 27-7 rout.
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January 18, 2001 | From Wire Reports
Herman Edwards, the assistant head coach of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, reportedly will be introduced today as the coach of the New York Jets. Although no contract has been agreed upon, Newsday reported on its Web site that the job was Edwards' and that a news conference was set for today. "Herman Edwards has successfully overcome every challenge he has ever faced, and I don't think this one will be any different," Tampa Bay General Manager Rich McKay said.
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January 27, 2001 | SHAV GLICK
Herman Edwards, the former Cal defensive back who is the new coach of the New York Jets, says his objective is simple--to win the Super Bowl. "I played in a world championship game one time. 1980 [season, with the Philadelphia Eagles]. Lost. Never been back. Close, but never been back. That's a burning desire I have. To become a world champion. That's what it's all about. It's not about the money, not about the accolades, it's about putting your name in the stone.
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January 5, 2006 | From the Associated Press
Herman Edwards is close to becoming the next coach of the Kansas City Chiefs. The Chiefs and the New York Jets discussed a compensation package for Edwards on Wednesday, a person close to the situation said. Another person familiar with the negotiations said the talks were nearly completed. Both sources spoke on condition of anonymity. Kansas City would have to give up draft picks to hire Edwards because he has two years left on his Jet contract.
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January 9, 2006 | From the Associated Press
The Kansas City Chiefs are expected to introduce Herman Edwards as their new coach at a news conference today, the Kansas City Star reported Sunday. Edwards and the Chiefs had agreed in principle on a four-year contract worth $12 million, according to ESPN.com. Edwards, 51, will receive a raise from the $2 million a year that he was making as the New York Jets' coach, the website reported.
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January 5, 2006 | From the Associated Press
Herman Edwards is close to becoming the next coach of the Kansas City Chiefs. The Chiefs and the New York Jets discussed a compensation package for Edwards on Wednesday, a person close to the situation said. Another person familiar with the negotiations said the talks were nearly completed. Both sources spoke on condition of anonymity. Kansas City would have to give up draft picks to hire Edwards because he has two years left on his Jet contract.
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October 26, 2005
'It was kind of funny because when I walked up to him, he kind of smiled at me, shook my hand and said, "You're that guy from the Eagles," giving me a hard time about the fumble.' Herman Edwards, who recalled a time when he met with Wellington Mara during his first year as coach of the New York Jets and was reminded of his game-winning fumble return for a touchdown after a botched handoff by the New York Giants
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December 28, 2002 | Sam Farmer
A subway Super Bowl? Well, that might be a reach. But, for the first time in 16 years and only the third time in NFL history, the Giants and Jets are both still in the playoff hunt heading into the final weekend of games. If the Giants beat Philadelphia today, they're in. The Jets can win the AFC East if they beat Green Bay on Sunday, and New England beats Miami. "The way we're both playing is getting people excited about the possibilities," Giant General Manager Ernie Accorsi said.
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November 12, 2001 | From Associated Press
Herman Edwards knew exactly how he wanted his day to go. He would meet early with his mentor, Dick Vermeil, for an emotional reunion. Then, he would turn the New York Jets' game against Vermeil's Kansas City Chiefs over to his veterans. Edwards' game plan went perfectly. He held his teary meeting with Vermeil nearly two hours before Sunday's kickoff. And his team leaders, particularly Curtis Martin, Wayne Chrebet, James Farrior and Victor Green, took care of the rest in a 27-7 rout.
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