Stories tagged: NFL
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 9, 2019, 1:29 p.m.
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.
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 …
Tue., Jan. 8, 2019, 7:38 p.m.
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 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.
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.
For all but one team, locker cleanup day is the most melancholy ritual in sports.
Mon., Jan. 7, 2019, 6:44 p.m.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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 …
Sat., Jan. 5, 2019, 5:11 p.m.
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.
Sat., Jan. 5, 2019, 5:09 p.m.
The Jets met with Kansas City Chiefs offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy on Wednesday, and former Miami Dolphins coach Adam Gase on Friday.
Sat., Jan. 5, 2019, 5:08 p.m.
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 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.
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 …
Fri., Jan. 4, 2019, 6:49 p.m.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
Frank Clark and Jarran Reed knew one of the biggest questions about the Seattle Seahawks before the season began surrounded them.
Mon., Dec. 31, 2018, 1:47 p.m.
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 …