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NFL coaches, players mingling more in locker-rooms

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Sean Payton walks through the locker-room to leave motivational props for players. Jim Harbaugh barges into the bathroom to rush players to meetings. Ron Rivera practically lives in there.

Gone are the days when NFL locker-rooms were a players-only domain. More ......

FILE - In this Nov. 4, 2013, file photo, Miami Dolphins head coach Joe Philbin looks down during a media availability following an NFL football practice in Davie, Fla. Gone are the days when NFL locker rooms were a players-only domain. When a bullying scandal erupted with the Dolphins last year, coach Philbin said he didn’t know about it. In part, that was because Philbin didn’t visit the locker room. He let the players police themselves. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File) Show/Hide caption

FILE - In this Nov. 4, 2013, file photo, Miami Dolphins head coach Joe Philbin looks down during a media availability following an NFL football practice in Davie, Fla. Gone are the days when NFL locker rooms were a players-only domain. When a bullying scandal erupted with the Dolphins last year, coach Philbin said he didn’t know about it. In part, that was because Philbin didn’t visit the locker room. He let the players police themselves. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)

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