Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires

first_img Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires So what, then, stood out to Rodriguez?“What stood out to me the most is I’d like to have some of those dudes right there, that’s what they’re supposed to look like, right,” he mused. “We’ve got a few good players, but to see 90 of them, the way they’re supposed to look like, that was the first thing that stood out.“Then the other thing that stood out, obviously from his staff, is you could see everybody’s on the same page, which is what you’d expect, but being his first year and how quickly things have come together, it seems like they’re right on track.” – / 22 Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impact Top Stories While Rodriguez — along with the assembled media — appreciated the shade, the coach was not in town looking for landscaping ideas.No, he, along with some of his staff that included defensive coordinator Jeff Casteel and offensive coordinator Calvin McGee, was in town to learn.“It’s our job, as coaches, from a development standpoint, whether it’s watch drill work or how they organize practice or how they structure things,” he said, “because nowadays, particularly in days like [Wednesday] when you don’t have pads on, what can you do to have a productive practice when you don’t have the full pads on?”The coach, who led the Wildcats to an 8-5 record along with a win in the Gildan New Mexico Bowl last season, said while a lot of teams employ similar concepts, it never hurts to see as much as possible. Which is why Rodriguez and his staff were in town. Saying it has less to do with increasing a Phoenix-area presence and more with just taking advantage of an opportunity to see how the NFL team does things, the coach said “there is no patent on schemes” so there is always something they could see that would help his team back in the Old Pueblo. 0 Comments   Share   The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo Bruce Arians was not the only head coach at Arizona Cardinals football practice Wednesday.Rich Rodriguez, who is in his second year as the head coach at the University of Arizona, made the roughly 103-mile trek to pay a visit to the pro team from up north. “Got a chance to watch a little bit of a practice, talk to some guys, saw one of our former players (receiver Dan Buckner) and some other guys I know so it’s been good,” Rodriguez said of the experience. “And had a little shade tree, you know that’s nice; we don’t have a shade tree around our practice field, so it gave me some good ideas, too.” Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and sellinglast_img read more

Educational channel English Club TV has struck an

first_imgEducational channel English Club TV has struck an agreement for distribution with UAE-based service provider Du. The channel is now available in Du’s basic package in standard definition. The deal was struck through local agency SAWA Media. English Club TV is represented in the region by reseller Represent TV.“Expats from all over the world have always played an important part in the development of Dubai as an International city, attracting millions of tourists every year. The English language is an important communication tool amongst the many different nationalities living in UAE for business and cultural exchange,” said Andrew Semchenko, CEO of EСTV.“With the innovative educational content of the English Club TV channel, together with SAWA Media we are creating a fun and easily accessible environment for those who want to learn and improve their English language skills in an effective and exciting way.”last_img read more