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David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

This from Panthers coach Ron Rivera on Twitter on the passing of Buddy Ryan; #RipBuddyRyan thx 4 being my first defensive influence. The #NFL has lost another defensive innovator. #46Defense

Buddy Ryan's defenses played with swagger

Herm Edwards breaks down Ryan's transcendent defenses and the late coach's impact in Philadelphia.

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Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

The Bills confirm that former NFL coach Buddy Ryan, the father of Rex and Rob Ryan, passed away early this morning. "Our deepest sympathies go out to Rex, Rob and the entire Ryan family," a team spokesperson said.

Kevin Negandhi @KNegandhiESPN

The Randall MNF game, the Bounty Bowl, the Revenge Strike Season game, the Body Bag Game...some of the Buddy Ryan memorable Eagles moments.

Buddy Ryan dies at age 82

Ryan, who coached in the NFL for 35 seasons and built some of football's top defenses, died on Tuesday. Super Bowl champ with Bears

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Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

This has been a tough few months for the Jets' Super Bowl III championship team. Three members of that team have passed away since April -- star OT Winston Hill, P Curley Johnson and now DL coach Buddy Ryan.

Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

Sad day continues: Former NFL head coach and defensive coordinator Buddy Ryan died Tuesday, according to his agent James Solano. He was 82.

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

Former NFL head coach and influential defensive coordinator Buddy Ryan died Tuesday, according to his longtime agent James Solano. He was 82.

Manziel's defensive dilemma

Manziel's legal defense was compromised when associate attorney Bob Hinton mistakenly texted confidential information to the Associated Press. Hinton no longer represents Manziel in the domestic violence case.

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Jeremy Fowler ESPN Staff Writer 

With the NFL Network's Top 100 ranking Ben Roethlisberger No. 21, that leaves five QBs likely ahead of him (Russ, Brady, Rodgers, Palmer, Cam). If Big Ben is looking for manufactured motivation for 2016, he has it.