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10 Current NFL Players Who Could Make Great Coaches

Philip Rivers is one of many players who can transition to a different role on the sidelines
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10 Current NFL Players Who Could Make Great Coaches

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Philip Rivers was recently named head coach of St. Michael Catholic High School in Fairhope, Alabama. Rivers, who signed a one-year deal with the Colts after 16 seasons with the Chargers, will not begin his new role until his NFL career is over.

 

Given his lengthy NFL career that's included eight Pro Bowls, one would imagine that Rivers has a great deal of wisdom to impart on younger players. Here are 10 other current players (in alphabetical order) who could make great coaches.

 

This Day in Sports History: May 14

Recapping events that took place in the sports world on this day
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This Day in Sports History: May 14

The history of sports is both vast and rich, thanks to the existence of so many different ones and the longevity associated with them. With so much history to cull through, Athlon Sports wanted to offer the opportunity to look back and see what memorable things happened or milestones were reached on a specific date.

 

With that in mind, May 14 is a day in which two surefire NFL Hall of Famers were born and David Ortiz reached a milestone in home runs and doubles that only two other MLB players have achieved.

 

AFC Wild Card Prediction and Preview: Buffalo Bills vs. Houston Texans

The Bills travel to the Lone Star state as Texans welcome back J.J. Watt
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AFC Wild Card Prediction and Preview: Buffalo Bills vs. Houston Texans

Before the Buffalo Bills and Houston Texans faced off against their Week 17 foes, their playoff destinies were already aligned. The AFC South champion Texans (10-6) were locked into the No. 4 seed because of Kansas City’s win earlier in the day and the Bills (10-6) had already held the No. 5 seed heading into the weekend.

 

Fantasy Football 2015 Running Back Rankings: Week 12

What does Matt Forte's return mean for the workload and fantasy value of Jeremy Langford?
Fantasy Football 2015 Running Back Rankings: Week 12

Is it just me or is the NFL and fantasy season flying by? Can you believe that it’s Thanksgiving already? The really good news is that since we are now in Week 12, every team has had their bye. So that means from here on out we have a full schedule of all 32 teams playing. Which also means we finally have true position rankings.

10 Bold Fantasy Predictions For Week 3 in the NFL

What does my crystal ball say will happen in week 3?
10 Bold Fantasy Predictions For Week 3 in the NFL

Week 3 of this young NFL season is coming up, but first let’s take a look to see how my Week 2 bold predictions fared.

 

I just took a look. You don’t want to see my bold Week 2 predictions. Seriously, don’t look them up. No good can come from that.

 

NFC Championship Preview and Prediction: San Francisco 49ers vs. Atlanta Falcons

49ers looking for different results in their return to NFC title game; Falcons aiming to finish the job at home
<p> NFC Championship Preview and Prediction: San Francisco 49ers vs. Atlanta Falcons</p>

The top two teams in the NFC meet on Sunday to determine who will represent the conference in Super Bowl XLVII, as the San Francisco 49ers and Atlanta Falcons face off in the NFC Championship game at 3 p.m. ET on FOX. The 49ers find themselves in the conference title game for the second year in a row, but this time must get the job done on the road against the Falcons, who have lost just one game in the Georgia Dome this season.

Colin Kaepernick Carries 49ers to NFC Championship Game

The dual-threat QB's record-breaking effort lifted San Francisco to its second straight title game.
<p> Colin Kaepernick carries San Francisco 49ers to NFC Championship Game with record-breaking effort that included 263 passing yards, 181 rushing yards and four TDs during a 45-31 win over the Green Bay Packers.</p>

San Francisco 49ers vs. New England Patriots Preview and Prediction

Two of the NFL’s best meet as the 49ers try to end the Patriots’ seven-game winning streak
<p> San Francisco 49ers vs. New England Patriots Preview and Prediction</p>

The San Francisco 49ers and New England Patriots face off tonight at 8:20 p.m. ET on NBC in what could potentially be a preview of Super Bowl XLVII. The 49ers (9-3-1) are trying to hold Seattle off for the top spot in the NFC West, while the Patriots (10-3) could potentially knock Houston from the top of the standings in the AFC. This also is a matchup of one of the league’s top defenses in San Francisco trying to slow down a New England offense that’s been lighting up the scoreboard most of the season.

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