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Young QBs Fall Through Cracks

So much promise is lost to a haphazard training system, bad luck

(Newser) - All too common are the hopeful young quarterbacks who found themselves not taking snaps, the New York Times reports, but instead drifting around the NFL as human debris. Blame insufficient coaching, the win-now mantra of teams these days, or plain bad luck —for whatever reason, there are big problems... More »

Ex-49er Coach Bill Walsh Dies

Super Bowl chief and quarterback kingmaker was Frisco's coach of the 80s'

(Newser) - Bill Walsh, the coach who led the San Francisco 49ers to three Super Bowl championships in the 1980s, died of leukemia yesterday at the age of 75. During his decade-long tenure, Walsh won six National Football Conference division titles, transforming a club that had won only 10 games in 1987... More »

Ex 49-ers Coach Walsh Dies At 75

Hall of Famer battled leukemia since 2004

(Newser) - Bill Walsh, known as  "The Genius" in football circles for leading the San Francisco 49ers to three NFL championships, has died. He was 75. Walsh, who had been in failing health in recent months, was diagnosed with leukemia in 2004. Walsh was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of... More »

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