Arrow-right Camera

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper The Spokesman-Review

Saturday, February 16, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
Cloudy 34° Cloudy

Tags


Everything tagged


Sort by:

Stories tagged: NFL


UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 9, 2019, 1:29 p.m.

AP source: Broncos pick Vic Fangio as new head coach

A person with knowledge of the decision tells The Associated Press that Vic Fangio is going to be the next head coach of the Denver Broncos. Fangio is the Chicago …


UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 9, 2019, 10:14 a.m.

AP source: Browns pick coordinator Freddie Kitchens as next coach

A person familiar with the decision says the Cleveland Browns are hiring Freddie Kitchens as their coach. Kitchens had a dazzling eight-week run as the team’s interim offensive coordinator this …


Packers confirm hiring of Matt LaFleur as coach

Matt LaFleur has been named head coach of the Green Bay Packers. The team announced his hiring late Tuesday, confirming multiple reports from a day earlier. The 39-year-old LaFleur spent …


UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 8, 2019, 6:51 p.m.

Bruce Arians comes out of retirement to coach Buccaneers

Bruce Arians is the latest coach entrusted to transform the struggling Tampa Bay Buccaneers into winners. The 66-year-old came out of a one-year retirement to fill the team’s fifth coaching …


UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 8, 2019, 3:59 p.m.

Cardinals hire ex-Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury

The Arizona Cardinals have hired former Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury, a move aimed at providing guidance for young quarterback Josh Rosen and resuscitating the worst offense in the NFL. …


UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 9, 2019, 5:29 p.m.

Larry Stone: Seahawks have obvious goal for next season – win division, play at home

For all but one team, locker cleanup day is the most melancholy ritual in sports.


Couch Slouch: English language takes a hit during NFL broadcasts

Couch Slouch: The NFL remains an easy thing to watch and a hard to thing to listen to. What was once plainspoken is now plain gobbledygook; game analysts turn simple …


UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 7, 2019, 6:59 p.m.

Report: Matt LaFleur to become Green Bay Packers coach

A person familiar with the decision says Titans offensive coordinator Matt LaFleur has accepted Green Bay’s offer to become the next head coach of the Packers.


UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 6, 2019, 8:47 p.m.

It’s Philip Rivers versus Tom Brady in divisional round of NFL playoffs

Philip Rivers directed the Los Angeles Chargers to a 23-17 playoff victory at Baltimore on Sunday, setting up another high-stakes matchup with Brady and the New England Patriots. For all …


UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 6, 2019, 8:50 p.m.

Eagles’ Treyvon Hester says he tipped missed field goal in win over Bears

To the Chicago Bears, it might have seemed that the hand of fate slapped Cody Parkey’s missed 43-yard field goal, which hit the left upright and then the crossbar before …


UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 6, 2019, 8:52 p.m.

Eagles upset Bears in wild NFL wild-card game

Nick Foles hit Golden Tate with a 2-yard touchdown pass on fourth down with 56 seconds remaining against the NFL’s stingiest defense, lifting the Philadelphia Eagles past the Chicago Bears …


UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 6, 2019, 6:55 p.m.

Chargers build big lead, hold off Ravens

The Los Angeles Chargers kept Lamar Jackson grounded, and by the time the rookie got the passing game going it was too late for the Baltimore Ravens.


UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 6, 2019, 6:05 p.m.

Ravens lose Lamar Jackson’s playoff debut, 23-17 to Chargers

A day before his 22nd birthday, Lamar Jackson became the youngest quarterback to start a postseason game, and aside from getting in gear late, he sure looked like someone not …


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 5, 2019, 11:33 p.m.

John Blanchette: Seahawks passed on opportunity to continue season of surprises by sticking to the run

That, of course, is the narrow view, the only one that seems appropriate in one-and-done football. The playoffs opened and closed for the Seattle Seahawks in one day, no better …


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 5, 2019, 11:12 p.m.

Ezekiel Elliott, Cowboys power past Seahawks for 24-22 wild-card win

A rare one-and-done for the Seattle Seahawks in the NFL playoffs. A first for Russell Wilson.


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 5, 2019, 9:45 p.m.

Andrew Luck has 2 touchdowns to lead Colts over Texans 21-7 in wild card

Andrew Luck threw for 222 yards and two touchdowns as the Indianapolis Colts raced out to a big lead and cruised to a 21-7 win over the Houston Texans in …


49ers’ Antone Exum Jr. fined $53,482 by NFL for hit on Rams’ Robert Woods

San Francisco 49ers safety Antone Exum Jr. has been fined $53,482 by the NFL for his hit on Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Robert Woods last Sunday.


Jets interview former Packers coach Mike McCarthy

The Jets met with Kansas City Chiefs offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy on Wednesday, and former Miami Dolphins coach Adam Gase on Friday.


Browns interview Patriots LB coach Brian Flores, fifth candidate

The Browns have interviewed Patriots linebackers coach Brian Flores for their coaching vacancy. Flores started in New England’s scouting department before joining Bill Belichick’s staff in 2008. He’s the fifth …


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 5, 2019, 5:15 p.m.

After big jump, Bears look to KO defending champion Eagles in NFC Wild Card

After winning the NFC North, the Chicago Bears host the defending Super Bowl champions in a wild-card game.


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 5, 2019, 5:10 p.m.

Chargers-Ravens in AFC Wild Card is rematch of late-season game

The last time Baltimore was at home in the postseason was in 2012, when linebacker Ray Lewis and quarterback Joe Flacco engineered a victory over Indianapolis to launch a surprising …


NFL regular-season TV ratings show 5 percent increase

All of the NFL television partners have reason to be happy at the end of the regular season – all five packages showed increases following years of declines.


UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 4, 2019, 4:19 p.m.

Texans, Colts meet in AFC Wild Card after turning around seasons

Saturday’s wild-card game between the Houston Texans and Indianapolis Colts is a matchup that seemed improbable early this season after Houston dropped its first three games and the Colts limped …


UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 4, 2019, 4:30 p.m.

Cowboys’ Dak Prescott seeks 1st playoff win vs Russell Wilson, Seahawks

Russell Wilson won a wild-card game with Seattle as a rookie, a Super Bowl in his second season and another NFC championship the third time around.


UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 4, 2019, 4:52 p.m.

Larry Stone: Starting point in Seahawks’ turnaround? It may have been fear of missing out

Maybe the seeds were planted as the calendar turned to 2018, and the Seahawks dispersed to their homes after 16 games. For most of them, it was the first season …


UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 4, 2019, 3:57 p.m.

Patrick Mahomes tops AP All-Pro team; Seahawks’ Bobby Wagner picked for fourth time

Patrick Mahomes and three other Kansas City Chiefs players made The Associated Press 2018 NFL All-Pro Team on Friday. They were joined by the first rookie teammates since 1965 – …


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 3, 2019, 4:42 p.m.

Cowboys, Seahawks figure to focus on runs of Ezekiel Elliott, Chris Carson

Seattle takes the league’s No. 1 rushing offense into a wild-card playoff against the Cowboys on Saturday night, led by Chris Carson but with help from others.


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 3, 2019, 1:44 p.m.

Redskins’ Reuben Foster has domestic violence charge dropped

Prosecutors have decided not to pursue a domestic violence charge against Washington Redskins linebacker Reuben Foster, though the NFL continues to review the matter. NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy says the …


UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 2, 2019, 6:59 p.m.

Seahawks have solved pass rush question with Jarran Reed, Frank Clark

Frank Clark and Jarran Reed knew one of the biggest questions about the Seattle Seahawks before the season began surrounded them.


Marvin Lewis fired: NFL head coaching carrousel leaves four more without jobs

Sean Payton despises the term “Black Monday.” And he’s one of the coaches who always survives it. Six head coaches were fired as the NFL season concluded, four of them …