Jim Fassel

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  • New York Giants head coach Jim Fassel holds up theNFC  Championship trophy after defeating the Minnesota Vikings 41-0 Sunday, Jan. 14, 2001, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

    LOVERRO: He's no relic, but Jim Fassel sits at home while Jay Gruden gets his shot

    You remember Fassel, don't you? He had one foot in the door to coach the Redskins not once, but twice. He won two UFL championships, beating not only Gruden but Jim Haslett the year before. Yet here is Jay Gruden, the guy who lost to Jim Fassel, with a five-year, $20 million NFL head coaching contract.


  • Hall of Fame quarterback John Elway speaks during an NFL football news conference at the Denver Broncos' headquarters Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011, in Englewood, Colo., where he was named the team's executive vice president of football operations. (AP Photo/ Ed Andrieski)

    Broncos focus on NFL as Harbaugh stays in Bay Area

    John Elway hasn't even interviewed his first head coaching candidate and already the Denver Broncos' new football boss is 0 for 2.


  • In Snyder's world, this makes complete sense

    In his tour of NFL second-hand stores and used-coach lots, Dan Snyder has happened upon Jim Fassel. The former New York Giants boss, who was said to be finalizing a deal with Snyder last night, makes perfect sense as a replacement for Joe Gibbs — that is, as "perfect sense" is currently defined in Redskinsland.


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