As part of a 10-day series previewing the 2009 NFL Draft, NFL.com takes a look at key strategic decisions facing NFL teams. NFL Network's Brian Billick and Paul Burmeister discuss the strategy -- and risk -- involved in taking a quarterback with the top overall pick.
Former Lions HC Matt Patricia returning to Patriots in multi-faceted coaching staff role
Two months after being fired by the Lions, Matt Patricia is returning to the New England Patriots in a new role that will combine scouting and working with the Patriots' coaching staff, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Friday.
Former Raiders CEO Amy Trask on lack of minority HC hires: It's up to each owner 'to do the right thing'
Despite several initiatives and incentives to hire minority candidates, only the Jets with Robert Saleh chose that course. Moreover, only the Texans vacancy remains. Count Amy Trask, the league's first and still only female to serve as a team CEO, among those who are dissatisfied with a continuing trend.