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Tue, 08 Jan 2008 13:26:54 -0800
Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports that Chicago Bears linebackers coach Hardy Nickerson has resigned. Nickerson joined the Bears in February with no previous coaching experience, having played for part of his career in Tampa Bay under Lovie Smith. Smith said last week he hoped all of his coaches would return for 2008, a year after replacing five assistants following the Super Bowl XLI loss to Indianapolis.
Fri, 23 Feb 2007 10:07:11 -0800
Updating a previous report, the Associated Press reports the Chicago Bears have hired Hardy Nickerson as their new linebackers coach. Terms of the deal were undisclosed. "Hardy is a guy I've known for a number of years, and I always wanted him on our staff here," head coach Lovie Smith said.
Fri, 23 Feb 2007 08:15:51 -0800
Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports the Chicago Bears have reached an agreement to hire Hardy Nickerson as their new linebackers coach. Nickerson was a five-time Pro Bowl linebacker after spending 16 years in the NFL.
Thu, 22 Feb 2007 07:46:15 -0800
Brad Biggs and Mike Mulligan, of the Chicago Sun-Times, report the Chicago Bears interviewed former NFL LB Hardy Nickerson Wednesday, Feb. 21. It is believed the meeting was to discuss Nickerson becoming the team's new linebackers coach, a role vacated after the promotion of Bob Babich to defensive coordinator. Nickerson, who does not have any previous coaching experience, is close friends with Smith from their time together with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Wed, 17 May 2006 15:40:36 -0700
Buccaneers.com reports former Tampa Bay Buccaneers LB Hardy Nickerson will join the team's official radio broadcast team as color analyst alongside radio play-by-play announcer and "Voice of the Buccaneers" Gene Deckerhoff.
Wed, 06 Apr 2005 21:39:42 -0700
Former NFL LB Hardy Nickerson (Steelers, Buccaneers, Jaguars, Packers) is one of 36 NFL players who will be attending an executive education program at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, from April 6-8. The program is part of an ongoing NFL-NFLPA initiative to assist players in preparing for their post-playing careers.
Thu, 12 Jun 2003 09:47:16 -0700
ESPN.com's Len Pasquarelli reports free agent veteran MLB Hardy Nickerson (Packers) has announced his retirement. The five-time Pro Bowl player spent sixteen years in the NFL.
Sun, 06 Apr 2003 07:50:30 -0700
Vito Stellino, of the Florida Times-Union, reports the Jacksonville Jaguars have $6.81 million of cap space this season devoted to four players who are not on the roster: WR Keenan McCardell, LB Hardy Nickerson, OL Zach Wiegert and WR R. Jay Soward.
Sun, 02 Feb 2003 09:48:32 -0800
The News-Chronicle reports new Green Bay Packers linebackers coach Mark Duffner said he will have a better idea of what deficiencies require attention in the next couple weeks at the team's linebacking position. He dispensed glowing words of strong-side LB Naíil Diggs, but he had yet to see enough of MLB Hardy Nickerson and weak-side linebacker Nate Wayne to judge their play from last season. He said itís premature to say whether or not Nickerson will be re-signed. "I really donít know," Duffner said of Nickersonís status. "All I do know is the guy has had a phenomenal professional career, and it would be a privilege to work with him."
Wed, 08 Jan 2003 08:41:58 -0800
The Journal Sentinel reports Green Bay Packers LB Hardy Nickerson is undecided on whether he plans to play football next year: "We'll see. We'll see," he said Tuesday.
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