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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 05 / 26 / 15

Former Lions coach  JIM SCHWARTZ will "be working in the NFL as an officiating consultant" in '15. He will "offer a coaching viewpoint on decisions made by the league's officiating department" ( ESPN.com, 5/26 )....The Eagles named former Bears College Scouting Dir MARTY BARRETT  West Co...

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