NFLSports Wednesday, January 9th, 2013
PHILADELPHIA (AP) _ The Eagles will interview Lovie Smith for their coaching
vacancy tomorrow. Smith was fired after nine seasons with the Bears. He led
Chicago to three division titles and one NFC championship but lost his job after
the team went 3-5 following a 7-1 start and missed the playoffs.
IRVING, Texas (AP) _ The Cowboys have fired defensive coordinator Rob Ryan. Head coach Jason Garrett made the move yesterday
Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant has undergone successful surgery on his broken left index finger after postponing the procedure for the final three games of the season. Bryant decided to play
through the injury because the Cowboys were still in playoff contention. Bryant
broke the finger in the fourth quarter at Cincinnati on Dec. 9 and caught a
game-changing touchdown pass after the injury.
(AP) _ The Arizona Cardinals have promoted Steve Keim to general
manager. The 40-year-old had been the team’s vice president for player
personnel. He joined the Cardinals in 1999 as a scout and was promoted to the
player personnel position last year. And the Jacksonville Jaguars have agreed to
hire Atlanta director of player personnel David Caldwell as general manager,
charging him with turning around one of the league’s worst teams.
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