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NFL adds four coaches to subcommittee

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NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell Monday added four coaches to the subcommittee of NFL Competition Committee, which is chaired by Hall of Fame Coach John Madden and makes suggestions to the committee before each annual NFL Owners Meeting.

The four new coaches are Leslie Frazier (Minnesota Vikings), Joe Philbin (Miami Dolphins), Ron Rivera (Carolina Panthers) and Mike Smith (Atlanta Falcons).

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin, who served on the subcommittee since 2009, was recently named to the Competition Committee.

The Competition Committee studies all aspects of the game and recommends rules and policy changes to NFL clubs, consists of the following members, including head coaches and team executives: Chairman Rich McKay (Falcons), Jeff Fisher (St. Louis Rams), Stephen Jones (Dallas Cowboys), Marvin Lewis (Cincinnati Bengals), John Mara (New York Giants), Mark Murphy (Green Bay Packers), Ozzie Newsome (Baltimore Ravens), Rick Smith (Houston Texans) and Tomlin.
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