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Sean McDermott and Brandon Beane were given funzo questionnaires for the Buffalo Bills' 2017 media guide. Favorite movie, best concert attended, biggest pet peeve, last book read and so forth. The Q&A's were conducted separately, but they produced a striking parallel. In response to "biggest obstacle overcome," they gave the same answer. "Breaking into the NFL…

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Sean McDermott was a coaching prospect, strolling the Philadelphia Eagles' practice facility with two wise assistants who owned whistles older than he was. He walked alongside defensive coordinator Jim Johnson and offensive coordinator Rod Dowhower, seven decades of NFL and college coaching experience between them. McDermott, known for continuously sopping every ounc…

INDIANAPOLIS -- Do you miss Buffalo? That was the first question new-and-already-beleaguered Cleveland Browns coach Mike Pettine fielded at his news conference this morning in Lucas Oil Stadium. "Everything but the weather," Pettine replied. "I joked that I went to Cleveland to get to a nicer climate. I check in every couple days. It's been about a degree or two warmer i…