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Wed, 17 Jul 2013 19:16:39 -0700
The retooled defense of the Baltimore Ravens reminds senior defensive assistant Steve Spagnuolo of the 2007 New York Giants defensive unit. "This is as good a looking football team that I've ever seen," Spagnuolo said. "I'm talking about physically and stout. I'm a firm believer, both sides of the football, that you win upfront. Defensively, wow. I had little visions of the Giants' front that I happened to be privileged to be working with."
Fri, 28 Jun 2013 14:24:36 -0700
Baltimore Ravens senior defensive assistant Steve Spagnuolo said he believes the Ravens' defense this season is the best one he has been around in his career. "This is as good a looking football team that I've ever seen. I'm talking about physically and stout," Spagnuolo said.
Fri, 03 May 2013 13:26:38 -0700
The Baltimore Ravens hired Steve Spagnuolo (Saints) to the position of Senior Defensive Assistant Friday, May 3.
Mon, 28 Jan 2013 12:58:07 -0800
Former New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo is not expected to be a candidate for the Philadelphia Eagles defensive coordinator position if head coach Chip Kelly wants to switch to a 3-4 defensive alignment.
Fri, 25 Jan 2013 11:24:57 -0800
Former New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo will almost certainly be mentioned as a candidate for a coaching position with the Philadelphia Eagles, where he served as a linebackers coach.
Thu, 24 Jan 2013 15:44:25 -0800
The New Orleans Saints fired defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo and secondary coach Ken Flajole Thursday, Jan. 24.
Wed, 02 Jan 2013 06:21:57 -0800
An unnamed New Orleans Saints player said he believes the team should fire defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo. "To give up what we gave up can't be all talent. Look at where his units (have) been ranked before," the player said. "I think one top 10?" The Saints finished last in the NFL in total defense, last in run defense, 31st in pass defense, 31st in points allowed and tied for 29th in sacks. "Players have no say in anything," the player added. "It was (a) complete opposite from before where it was a simple D that players had lot of control and say. We couldn't suggest (expletive) ... Nothing ever changed. It was his way only. Don't even get me started on lack (of) ability to adjust during games. Bad, bad, bad."
Sun, 21 Oct 2012 10:08:05 -0700
The Philadelphia Eagles tried to hire defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo during the offseason but he decided to join the New Orleans Saints.
Sun, 17 Jun 2012 13:06:56 -0700
New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo said he is concentrating on his current job but does have the desire to become a head coach in the NFL again at some point in the future. "Yeah, there's a burn there, I'm not going to lie to you," said Spagnuolo, whose mother lives in Yarmouth. "I think the professional thing to do in this situation is you concentrate all your efforts and all your focus on the job that you have right now."
Mon, 28 May 2012 06:42:15 -0700
New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo is installing more zone coverage in the secondary, but the team's approach up front will be similar in terms of blitzing and being aggressive. "It's extremely aggressive," LB Chris Chamberlain explained of Spagnuolo's scheme. "I think if Spags had it his way, he would like to blitz and pressure on every down."
Wed, 21 Mar 2012 11:36:14 -0700
New Orleans Saints offensive coordinator Pete Carmichael, defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo and offensive line coach Aaron Kromer could be candidates to become the interim head coach this season.
Wed, 21 Mar 2012 10:45:27 -0700
The New Orleans Saints may have either offensive coordinator Pete Carmichael or defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo to step in as the head coach of the team while head coach Sean Payton serves his suspension for the team's bounty program.
Wed, 01 Feb 2012 05:54:04 -0800
Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid attempted to hire New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo; however, Spagnuolo wanted to explore his options elsewhere. Reid added if Spagnuolo came on board, defensive coordinator Juan Castillo would have remained with the team.
Fri, 20 Jan 2012 05:14:56 -0800
New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo will likely retain the 4-3 defensive scheme. He ran a 4-3 scheme as head coach with the St. Louis Rams the past three seasons.
Fri, 20 Jan 2012 05:08:47 -0800
The addition of defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo should help the New Orleans Saints' struggling pass rush. Spagnuolo ran the New York Giants defense in 2007 when they led the NFL in sacks (53) and also in 2008 when they ranked sixth (42).
Thu, 19 Jan 2012 15:06:35 -0800
Former St. Louis Rams head coach Steve Spagnuolo has accepted the New Orleans Saints' defensive coordinator position.
Wed, 18 Jan 2012 04:50:38 -0800
Former St. Louis Rams head coach Steve Spagnuolo will interview for the New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator job Wednesday, Jan. 18.
Tue, 17 Jan 2012 13:27:11 -0800
The Indianapolis Colts interviewed former St. Louis Rams head coach Steve Spagnuolo for their defensive coordinator position Monday, Jan. 16.
Tue, 17 Jan 2012 11:35:42 -0800
The Indianapolis Colts plan to interview former St. Louis Rams head coach Steve Spagnuolo for their defensive coordinator position.
Sun, 15 Jan 2012 10:09:18 -0800
The New Orleans Saints could show interest in former St. Louis Rams head coach Steve Spagnuolo and Miami Dolphins defensive coordinator Mike Nolan for their defensive coordinator position if current defensive coordinator Gregg Williams leaves for another job.
Fri, 13 Jan 2012 05:54:24 -0800
Philadelphia Eagles defensive coordinator Juan Castillo could join the Minnesota Vikings in the same capacity if the Eagles hire former St. Louis Rams head coach Steve Spagnuolo. Castillo has been close with Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier since their days together on the Eagles' staff from 1999 to 2002. According to league sources, there was mutual interest in a reunion shortly after Frazier was promoted from interim coach last January, to the point Castillo told people close to him he expected to end up in Minnesota.
Wed, 11 Jan 2012 09:32:12 -0800
Updating a previous report, former St. Louis Rams head coach Steve Spagnuolo is considered the Atlanta Falcons' top choice for their vacant defensive coordinator position.
Wed, 11 Jan 2012 06:32:46 -0800
The Atlanta Falcons would reportedly love to hire former St. Louis Rams head coach Steve Spagnuolo for their defensive coordinator job.
Mon, 09 Jan 2012 07:36:38 -0800
Former St. Louis Rams head coach Steve Spagnuolo is one of four candidates the Minnesota Vikings are considering for their defensive coordinator position. Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Raheem Morris, Jacksonville Jaguars interim head coach and defensive coordinator Mel Tucker and Vikings linebackers and assistant head coach Mike Singletary are also under consideration.
Mon, 09 Jan 2012 06:06:21 -0800
Former St. Louis Rams head coach Steve Spagnuolo said that getting fired for the first time hit him extremely hard and that he was disappointed. He does not know what his plans are at this point, and he may even consider taking a year off. "In all honesty, I don't know," Spagnuolo said. "I was let go on Monday... and I am very blessed in this way. The phone has been ringing. There has been contact (from several teams), but I have asked that everyone respect the fact that I need some time to figure out what I want to do next, and so far, everyone has."
Sun, 08 Jan 2012 15:08:39 -0800
Former St. Louis Rams former head coach Steve Spagnuolo said has talked with several teams about joining their coaching staff but needs a few days to figure out what he wants to do.
Sat, 07 Jan 2012 13:21:53 -0800
The Minnesota Vikings are scheduled to interview former St. Louis Rams head coach Steve Spagnuolo, Jacksonville Jaguars interim head coach Mel Tucker and linebackers coach Mike Singletary for their defensive coordinator position.
Wed, 04 Jan 2012 12:15:03 -0800
Former St. Louis Rams head coach Steve Spagnuolo wants to coach next season and expects to have options in which job he wants. It is believed Spagnuolo would be interested in Philadelphia Eagles defensive coordinator job if current defensive coordinator Juan Castillo is let go.
Mon, 02 Jan 2012 22:05:48 -0800
The Philadelphia Eagles might be interested in bringing in former St. Louis Rams head coach Steve Spagnuolo as their defensive coordinator for 2012. Spagnuolo was once a defensive assistant in Philadelphia, and it's unknown if he would even be interested in returning to the team.
Mon, 02 Jan 2012 08:21:46 -0800
Former St. Louis Rams head coach Steve Spagnuolo had a record of 10-38 during his three seasons with the team.
Mon, 02 Jan 2012 07:40:12 -0800
The St. Louis Rams have fired head coach Steve Spagnuolo.
Sun, 01 Jan 2012 23:09:38 -0800
The St. Louis Rams are expected to fire head coach Steve Spagnuolo and general manager Bill Devaney, according to a team source.
Wed, 28 Dec 2011 05:52:26 -0800
The New York Giants are expected to bid on the services of St. Louis Rams head coach Steve Spagnuolo as defensive coordinator should he be let go at the end of the season.
Wed, 28 Dec 2011 05:48:21 -0800
The St. Louis Rams are expected to make a serious run at former Tennessee Titans head coach Jeff Fisher to replace head coach Steve Spagnuolo. Spagnuolo is bracing to be let go by the team, according to sources.
Tue, 27 Dec 2011 06:33:23 -0800
St. Louis Rams head coach Steve Spagnuolo will likely become the Philadelphia Eagles' next defensive coordinator if he is fired by the Rams, as expected, according to league sources.
Mon, 19 Dec 2011 17:33:30 -0800
The St. Louis Rams have no plans to fire head coach Steve Spagnuolo this week. If that move takes place, it won't be until the end of the season.
Mon, 28 Nov 2011 13:58:28 -0800
St. Louis Rams QB Sam Bradford (ankle) injured his ankle in Week 12 but head coach Steve Spagnuolo said Bradford is expected to play in Week 13.
Tue, 22 Nov 2011 07:30:18 -0800
St. Louis Rams head coach Steve Spagnuolo is not concerned over his job status despite the team's 2-8 record. Spagnuolo said Monday, Nov. 21, there has been no vote of confidence from owner Stan Kroenke. Spagnuolo wasn't interested in discussing what it might take to save his job, preferring to concentrate on the team's Week 12 game.
Wed, 21 Sep 2011 05:49:23 -0700
The St. Louis Rams claimed Tuesday, Sept. 20, that New York Giants defenders apparently feigning injury to disrupt their offensive tempo. "They couldn't get subbed, they couldn't line up," QB Sam Bradford said. "Someone said, 'Someone go down, someone go down,' so someone just went down and grabbed a cramp." Head coach Steve Spagnuolo said the team has notified the league office. "That'll go on the list of things we're going to send in," Spagnuolo said. "I think the league is looking into it. I'll let it run its course from that point of view."
Mon, 02 May 2011 07:07:37 -0700
The St. Louis Rams could enter training camp with five tight ends and 13 wide receivers. "We've said this before, that one of the goals was to create competition at as many spots as we could," head coach Steve Spagnuolo said. "I just think that makes everybody elevate their play ... That's good."
Tue, 08 Mar 2011 09:06:16 -0800
The St. Louis Rams are a team that could be interested in free-agent WR Plaxico Burress (Giants) once Burress is out of prison, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. The Rams are in need of a big-time wide receiver, and head coach Steve Spagnuolo is a Burress booster.
Thu, 24 Feb 2011 08:30:08 -0800
St. Louis Rams head coach Steve Spagnuolo said he remains confident in the remaining safeties on the roster - FS Darian Stewart, FS Craig Dahl and SS James Butler, according to CBSSports.com. Although the Rams released FS Oshiomogho Atogwe, Spagnuolo said the team can still bring him back at some point.
Fri, 29 Oct 2010 10:31:37 -0700
St. Louis Rams WR Danario Alexander (knee) hobbled off the field during practice Friday, Oct. 29, after landing awkwardly on his left knee, reports StLouisRams.com. Head coach Steve Spagnuolo said Alexander will be evaluated Friday afternoon.
Mon, 25 Oct 2010 12:18:38 -0700
St. Louis Rams head coach Steve Spagnuolo said RB Steven Jackson (finger) is considered day-to-day after undergoing surgery Monday, Oct. 25, on a fractured left ring finger, reports StLouisRams.com. The extent of the surgery is not known, but Jackson was able to play with the injury in week 7.
Fantasy Tip: The Rams play the Carolina Panthers in Week 8. If Jackson cannot go, look for Kenneth Darby and Keith Toston to share the workload. The Panthers have allowed 28.7 attempts for 139.3 rushing yards and 0.67 touchdowns per game to the position in the past month. Running backs have also averaged 4.33 receptions for 39.0 yards against Carolina in this time. Darby should be added in all formats and is available in 86 percent of leagues polled. Toston can be left to the waiver wire, unless you're very desperate for one-week play. He is available in 99 percent of surveyed leagues.
Wed, 29 Sep 2010 09:21:54 -0700
St. Louis Rams head coach Steve Spagnuolo said RB Steven Jackson (groin) will not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 29, but is still considered day-to-day, reports Danny O'Neil, of The Seattle Times.
Thu, 26 Aug 2010 07:23:32 -0700
St. Louis Rams head coach Steve Spagnuolo won't make a decision on a starting quarterback for awhile longer, reports the St. Louis Post-Dispatch's Bill Coats. "Every time they go out there, they're being evaluated," Spagnuolo said. "We've always said we're going to play the guy who we think gives us the best chance to win. We'll see at the end of it. We've got this game and one more, against Baltimore." QB A.J. Feeley (thumb, elbow) has completed 66.7 percent of his passes and has a quarterback rating of 107.6, but he won't start Thursday, Aug. 26, because of thumb and elbow injuries. QB Sam Bradford will instead start Thursday, but he has just a 51.6 quarterback rating this preseason.
Tue, 09 Mar 2010 17:50:56 -0800
Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports St. Louis Rams head coach Steve Spagnuolo attended the University of Oklahoma's Pro Day Tuesday, March 9. Oklahoma QB Sam Bradford (shoulder) was unable to work out, but he will hold a private workout March 25. Spagnuolo said he would attend the private workout.
Sat, 27 Feb 2010 09:41:43 -0800
St. Louis Rams head coach Steve Spagnuolo said during his press conference that the team will meet with Oklahoma QB Sam Bradford Saturday, Feb. 27.
Wed, 17 Feb 2010 07:51:33 -0800
NFL.com reports St. Louis Rams head coach Steve Spagnuolo said Tuesday, Feb. 16, the team could sign free-agent LB Antonio Pierce (Giants) if he is healthy. "I guess all of those situations are possible," Spagnuolo said. "I think the health of the player is probably the most important thing. I'd check on that."
Sat, 13 Feb 2010 14:05:33 -0800
Bernie Miklasz, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, reports St. Louis Rams head coach Steve Spagnuolo has a clause in his contract that would give him the opportunity to walk away if the team were sold. The sale of the Rams to businessman Shahid Khan is not expected to be completed for a few more months.