Legendary defensive mastermind Buddy Ryan, 85, has died according to multiple media reports. The Chicago Bears later confirmed the news. James David "Buddy" Ryan won two Super Bowls as an assistant coach and is perhaps best known as the architect and coordinator of the dominant Bears' "46" defensive scheme that was revolutionized in the mid-1980s and earned the Bears their last title under head coach Mike Ditka in Super Bowl XX 30 years ago.
Sheil Kapadia ESPN Writer Close Covered the Philadelphia Eagles for Philadelphia Magazine and Philly.com from 2008 to 2015. Covered the Baltimore Ravens and the NFL for BaltimoreSun.com from 2006 to 2008. Follow on Twitter Wide receiver Doug Baldwin signed a four-year, $46 million contract extension with the Seattle Seahawks, but he insists his approach is not going to change. "I feel good," Baldwin said during an interview on 710 ESPN Seattle. "Obviously I'm blessed to have a little bit more security in my life in terms of the contract, but nothing really changes. The goal's still the same. We've got to win some championships." A league source told ESPN's Dan Graziano that Baldwin's contract