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Feb
2

Bears OC has “great confidence” in Fields

Amid rumors and speculation that the Chicago Bears might use the top overall pick in April’s NFL Draft to select a quarterback, offensive coordinator Luke Getsy said this week that heMore has “great confidence” in JUSTIN FIELDS. Fields ran for over 1,000 yards last season, becoming just the third quarterback in NFL history to do so. While Getsy admitted there is room for improvement, he also praised Fields as a hard worker while dismissing the quarterback draft rumors. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Feb
2

Brady announces final retirement

TOM BRADY announced on Wednesday on social media that he is retiring “for good” from football, ending a storied 23-year NFL career that includes seven Super Bowl championships and numerous records.More Brady, 45, also announced his retirement a year ago, before ultimately changing his mind and returning for what we now know was his final season. We with Mr. Brady a happy retirement. Less

Source: ESPN.com

Feb
2

49ers scouting defensive coordinator candidates

With former defensive coordinator DeMeco Ryans moving on to the top job in Houston, the San Francisco 49ers are searching for the next candidate to coach their talented defensive unit. TheMore 49ers are reportedly planning so speak to former Carolina Panthers interim head coach Steve Wilks about their defensive coordinator position. In addition to Wilks, the 49ers also intend to speak with Vic Fangio and Washington Commanders defensive backs coach Chris Harris. Less

Source: Team Blog

Feb
2

Titans switch to new synthetic turf

The Tennessee Titans announced this week that they are tearing up the grass field at Nissan Stadium and replacing it with a synthetic surface before the 2023 season. The team isMore making the change after reviewing injury rates and knowing how difficult it has been to grow grass at Nissan Stadium since it opened in 1999. The Titans have led the NFL in each of the past two seasons for most players used because of injuries. Less

Source: NFL.com

Feb
2

Texans hire DeMeco Ryans as head coach

The Houston Texans hired DeMeco Ryans as the sixth head coach in franchise history earlier this week. Ryans just completed his sixth season with the San Francisco 49ers, serving for theMore past two years as the team’s defensive coordinator. Ryans was originally drafted in the second round of the 2006 NFL Draft by the Texans and served as a team captain for the team during the 2011 season. Ryans is also the second-leading tackler in franchise history. Less

Source: Team Website

Feb
2

Broncos hire Sean Payton as next head coach

The Denver Broncos announced this week that Sean Payton will be their next head coach, after finalizing a trade with the New Orleans Saints. Payton was considered one of the topMore candidates for the job when Denver’s search began. The Broncos whiffed on their previous three hires – Nathaniel Hackett, Vic Fangio, and Vance Joseph – each of whom had no previous head coaching experience. The Broncos hope Payton can help solve their offensive issues, which includes $245 million quarterback RUSSELL WILSON, who is coming off the worst season of his career. Less

Source: Denver Gazette

Jan
31

Chargers hire Moore as new offensive coordinator

In the words of famous anchorman Ron Burgundy…”well, that escalated quickly”. The Los Angeles Chargers hired Kellen Moore as their offensive coordinator on Monday, following Moore and the Dallas Cowboys decidingMore to part ways on Sunday. Moore, 33, spent five seasons with Dallas but he now replaces Joe Lombardi in Los Angeles. Lombardi was fired by the Chargers after the team’s epic collapse in the AFC Wildcard Game loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars. Less

Source: Los Angeles Times

Jan
31

Kansas City offense banged up heading into Super Bowl

Kansas City quarterback PATRICK MAHOMES was limping badly by the end of Sunday’s AFC Championship game and will likely use the two weeks leading up to the Super Bowl for restMore and recovery. The same can be said for tight end TRAVIS KELCE, who played through remnants of back spasms that left him limited on Sunday. A trio of wideouts will also benefit from the additional recovery time, including KADARIUS TONEY (ankle), JUJU SMITH-SCHUSTER (knee), and MECOLE HARDMAN (pelvis). All three watched the dramatic conclusion of Sunday’s game from the sideline. Less

Source: Various

Jan
31

Falcons TE Pitts’ recovery on schedule

Atlanta Falcons tight ends coach Justin Peelle said on Monday that tight end KYLE PITTS’ recovery from knee surgery is currently “on schedule”. Pitts suffered an MCL tear against the ChicagoMore Bears in Week #11 that eventually required surgery. The typical timeline for an MCL repair is approximately 2-3 months. If his rehab is proceeding as scheduled, Pitts should be back to full health well before OTAs and training camp kick off. Less

Source: Team Blog

Jan
31

Ryans considered the favorite for Texans head coach position

San Francisco 49ers defensive coordinator DeMeco Ryans is reportedly considered the favorite for the Houston Texans’ head coaching job. Ryans interviewed with the Texans on January 20th and has also beenMore linked to head coaching vacancies with the Denver Broncos and Indianapolis Colts. After overseeing the NFL’s top defense this season, Ryans appears to be the front-runner to be the next head coach of the Texans, with Houston expected to pursue him heavily after the 49ers NFC Championship Game loss on Sunday. Less

Source: ESPN.com

Jan
31

Payton addresses coaching speculation, timeline

NFL coaching candidate Sean Payton said on Sunday that the hiring process is taking a little longer this year as teams work to identify the right candidates for an important hiringMore decision. Payton added that no doors were closed and that he expects much more will be known in the next week. Any team that hires Payton will have to negotiate a trade with New Orleans, since the Saints still own his rights. Less

Source: Arizona Republic

Jan
31

Cardinals to interview new head coach candidates

The Arizona Cardinals are reportedly set to interview Lou Anarumo and Brian Callahan for their vacant head coaching position. Anarumo is currently the defensive coordinator for Cincinnati, while Callahan is theMore Bengals offensive coordinator. The Cardinals are also reportedly planning to interview New York Giants offensive coordinator Mike Kafka. The added interviews could be a sign that Sean Payton is leaning elsewhere, or perhaps that the New Orleans Saints’ asking price is too high. Of course, the Cardinals could also simply be doing their due diligence in the interview process. Less

Source: Team Blog

Jan
31

49ers QB Purdy to miss six-months with serious elbow injury

San Francisco quarterback BROCK PURDY suffered a serious injury during the NFC Championship game on Sunday and will likely be sidelined for about six months, according to multiple reports. Purdy hasMore a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow. Despite the long rehab ahead, the timeline would have Purdy back before the start of the 2023 preseason. Purdy was poised to start next season for the 49ers, or at least challenge fellow quarterback TREY LANCE for the starting gig. Time will tell how the injury impacts the 49ers offseason plans. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Jan
30

49ers QB’s Purdy, Johnson suffer injuries in NFL Championship Game loss

The San Francisco 49ers have dealt with quarterback injuries all season, and Sunday’s NFC Championship Game was more of the same. Rookie starting quarterback BROCK PURDY suffered a right elbow injuryMore on the 49ers first offensive drive and was replaced by backup quarterback JOSH JOHNSON. Unfortunately, Johnson was lost to a concussion and Purdy returned to the game. Purdy’s elbow severely limited his ability to throw, as well as the 49ers play-calling. Less

Source: NFL.com

Jan
30

Cowboys, OC Moore agree to part ways

The Dallas Cowboys and offensive coordinator Kellen Moore have mutually agreed to part ways after for seasons at the position. Cowboys head coach Mike McCarthy could take over play-calling duties movingMore forward. Moore, meanwhile, is expected to meet with the Los Angeles Chargers for their offensive coordinator opening. Moore is also expected to field significant interest from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for their vacant offensive coordinator gig. Less

Source: NFL.com

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