‘Dukes of Hazzard’ star asks for help after General Lee, other property damaged by Hurricane Ida
Hurricane Ida affected the lives of thousands of folks in Louisiana, and John Schneider was among them. The “Dukes of Hazzard” star says his property in Holden -- the home of John Schneider Studios -- took a direct hit from Ida this week as strong storms ravaged the Gulf Coast. John Schneider Studios is located about 74 miles northwest of New Orleans. The United Way of Southeast Louisiana and the American Red Cross are among the organizations with Hurricane Ida relief funds. Be kind to your neighbors wherever you are.” -- Marsha Raelene“I just read about what happened with the hurricane John I’m terribly sorry.mlive.com
Free agency an antidote for offensive fireworks, mobile QBs
(AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith, File)DENVER – Teams searching for an antidote to the high-octane offenses and mobile quarterbacks that dominate the modern NFL won't have to wait around for the draft. Free agency this year promises a deeper pool of possibilities than usual because the league's lost revenues during the coronavirus pandemic in 2020 resulted in the first decrease in the salary cap in a decade. Then, the league scuttled its annual scouting combine in Indianapolis, making it harder still for teams to evaluate the incoming class. Ad“In the draft, you’re just shooting from the hip because you just haven’t really spent any time around players,” former Bucs GM Mark Dominik said. “You talk about being able to deal with all the speed, I love the linebacker group, off-the-ball linebackers," Jeremiah said.
Seattle GM John Schneider rejects reported interest from Lions, signs extension with Seahawks
Seahawks general manager John Schneider has rejected reported interest from the Detroit Lions and signed an extension with Seattle through the 2027 draft. Asked by MLive about that report, Lions team president Rod Wood declined to confirm or deny. I don’t know where they get started, but I have no comment on that.”Schneider’s extension whittles Detroit’s pool of general manager candidates to 12: Former Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff, former Texans general manager Rick Smith, former Chiefs general manager Scott Pioli, ESPN analyst Louis Riddick, Saints assistant general manager for pro personnel Terry Fontenot, Rams college scouting director Brad Holmes, Vikings assistant general manager George Paton, Saints assistant general manager Jeff Ireland, Colts assistant general manager Ed Dodds and internal candidates Rob Lohman, Lance Newmark and Kyle O’Brien. All the other candidates have already interviewed with the team. One, Paton, is also a finalist in Denver and is flying there today for a second interview according to ESPN.mlive.com
Lions’ Rod Wood mum on ‘blockbuster’ interest in Seahawks GM John Schneider
ALLEN PARK -- Rod Wood confirmed the Lions interviewed Marvin Lewis last week. He confirmed the Lions interviewed Eric Bieniemy on Monday night and would interview interim head coach Darrell Bevell on Tuesday. But he stopped short of saying whether Seahawks general manager John Schneider is in fact on Detroit’s list. We’re good.”Schneider is one of 12 people connected to the Lions’ general manager job. Detroit also has scheduled interviews with Rams college scouting director Brad Holmes, Vikings assistant general manager George Paton and Saints assistant general manager Jeff Ireland according to multiple reports.mlive.com
Detroit Lions finish season with 37-35 loss to Minnesota Vikings: Live updates recap
FINAL -- Minnesota Vikings 37, Detroit Lions 35Fourth quarter4:26 -- Minnesota Vikings drive starts on own 25Fullback C.J. 10:32 -- Detroit Lions drive starts on own 25Holding call makes it first-and-20, but there’s no stopping Marvin Jones right now. Vikings 31, Lions 2311:29 -- Detroit Lions drive starts on own 21Welp, Harrison Smith picked Matthew Stafford off on third-and-9. Lions 6, Vikings 09:23 -- Minnesota Vikings drive starts on Detroit’s 42Romeo Okwara notches his 10th sack of the season, making it third-and-16. --Jamal Agnew fumbled on the punt return11:37 -- Minnesota Vikings drive starts on own 25Two rushes for Mattison don’t do much, third-and-7 for the Vikings here.mlive.com
Detroit Lions reportedly trying to poach Seahawks GM John Schneider
DETROIT -- The Lions have expressed a lot of interest in former general managers to fill their vacant GM job. Now they’re about to make a serious push for one of the best current general managers in the game. The Lions plan to pursue Seahawks GM John Schneider, according to NFL Network. Schneider remains under contract for one more season in Seattle, but does not have full control of personnel moves (Pete Carroll does). Schneider spent nearly a decade rising through the ranks in Green Bay before taking the top job in Seattle in 2010.mlive.com
Inside 'Dukes of Hazzard' Star John Schneider's Wedding to Longtime Girlfriend Alicia
"Dukes of Hazzard" star John Schneider has tied the knot and Inside Edition was on the guest list! Schneider, 59, wed longtime girlfriend Alicia Allain inside a barn on his property in Holden, Louisiana, on Tuesday. Schneider is still battling his estranged wife, Elvira Schneider, in what has been a five-year-long divorce saga, so the wedding was purely a religious ceremony. "To know that truly the most beautiful woman in the world was walking toward me was the greatest feeling in the world," Schneider said, laughing. RELATED STORIESDad Sells Fireworks to Pay for Daughter's Wedding, Whole Family Helps OutJohn Schneider Searched 'DWTS' Crowd Every Night for Estranged Children'Dukes of Hazzard' Star on the Moment He Reported to Jail: 'I Can't Run, I Can't Hide'