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Michigan football hires Maryland assistant George Helow to coach safeties
Michigan football hires Maryland assistant George Helow to coach safeties

Jim Harbaugh and Michigan football are adding to the defensive coaching staff, bringing in Maryland assistant George Helow to coach the safeties.

David Carr: Bills have
David Carr: Bills have 'very good chance' of upsetting Chiefs

NFL Network's David Carr explains the Buffalo Bills have 'very good chance' of upsetting the Kansas City Chiefs. This game is streaming live on the Yahoo Sports mobile app, or on NFL Network

Rapoport: NFL will lean on pro days in lieu of 2021 combine workouts
Rapoport: NFL will lean on pro days in lieu of 2021 combine workouts

NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports NFL will lean on pro days in lieu of 2021 combine workouts. This game is streaming live on the Yahoo Sports mobile app, or on NFL Network

Report: Saints
Report: Saints' Nielsen accepts LSU defensive coordinator job

New Orleans Saints defensive line coach Ryan Nielsen has agreed in principle to become LSU's next defensive coordinator, according to a report.

Will Patrick Mahomes play on Sunday?
Will Patrick Mahomes play on Sunday?

When the NFL first implemented specific procedures for allowing players with concussions to return to action more than a decade ago, a loose presumption emerged that a player who suffered a concussion would miss at least one game. Eventually, the presumption flipped, with most players making it back to action in the next game after [more]

George Kittle, Kyle Juszczyk pumped about 49ers
George Kittle, Kyle Juszczyk pumped about 49ers' Mike McDaniel promotion

Two of the 49ers' top offensive players are excited about their new offensive coordinator.

Studs and duds from Packers
Studs and duds from Packers' 32-18 win over Rams in divisional round

Highlighting the studs and duds from the Packers' win over the Rams in the divisional round.

Browns, Mayfield expecting to build upon 2020 successes
Browns, Mayfield expecting to build upon 2020 successes

On their wild ride of an unforgettable, almost unimaginable 2020 season when Zoom calls, masks and contact tracing were daily fixtures, the Browns discovered two things that point to a bright future for an awakened franchise. After years of being beaten and beaten down, the Browns have climbed back. While Sunday's 22-17 loss in the divisional round to the Kansas City Chiefs - and Rashard Higgins' costly fumble on a controversial play at the goal line - felt like so many other painful playoff moments and losses for the Browns and their fans, this one is different.

2021 NFL Draft: No in-person Scouting Combine
2021 NFL Draft: No in-person Scouting Combine

Chalk up one more NFL offseason event affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The 2021 NFL Scouting Combine, as it's typically known, is off. The NFL sent a memo out to teams today as ESPN's Adam Schefter revealed. A copy of the memo sent to NFL teams ...

Ohio State QB Justin Fields declares for 2021 NFL draft
Ohio State QB Justin Fields declares for 2021 NFL draft

After a 4-12 season, the Falcons landed the No. 4 overall pick, putting the team in position to potentially select a new franchise quarterback.

AP source: Saints
AP source: Saints' Nielsen accepts LSU coordinator job

New Orleans Saints defensive line coach Ryan Nielsen has agreed in principle to become LSU's next defensive coordinator, a person familiar with the situation said. Nielsen is in line to become LSU's third defensive coordinator in three seasons. Nielsen has been the defensive line coach for all four on the Saints' NFC South-winning squads from 2017 to 2020.

Chris Olave will return to Ohio State
Chris Olave will return to Ohio State

Quarterback Justin Fields is heading into the NFL, but one of his top receivers will be returning to Ohio State for another season. Wide receiver Chris Olave announced his decision to stay in Columbus for another year on Monday afternoon. Olave led the Buckeyes with 50 catches, 729 receiving yards, and seven touchdowns this season. [more]

Michigan football RB Zach Charbonnet plans to transfer
Michigan football RB Zach Charbonnet plans to transfer

Michigan football running back Zach Charbonnet entered the NCAA transfer portal Monday.

Staley
Staley's departure, free agent questions loom over LA Rams

The Los Angeles Rams' surprisingly successful season hadn't even been over for a full day before the task of building on it got exponentially tougher. Brandon Staley's crosstown departure Sunday for the top job with the Los Angeles Chargers left the Rams looking for the third coordinator in three seasons for their No. 1-ranked defense. The Rams also face the likelihood of significant free agent losses for the second straight offseason as the bills on their top-heavy roster come due, and Jared Goff's second straight year of middling play has put his job into question despite his $134 million contract kicking in next season.

Stephen A. Smith blames Lamar Jackson for the Baltimore Ravens
Stephen A. Smith blames Lamar Jackson for the Baltimore Ravens' loss to the Buffalo Bills

ESPN's Stephen A. Smith put all the blame for the Ravens' 17-3 Divisional Round defeat on Lamar Jackson.

See it: Tee Higgins
See it: Tee Higgins' rookie highlights showcase Bengals' top WR

The Cincinnati Bengals have a budding star with WR Tee Higgins.

Bengals net Penei Sewell in mock draft after surprise moves before No. 5 pick
Bengals net Penei Sewell in mock draft after surprise moves before No. 5 pick

The Cincinnati Bengals get a big win in a new mock draft.

LSU finalizing deal to hire Saints
LSU finalizing deal to hire Saints' Ryan Nielsen as new DC

New Orleans Saints defensive line coach Ryan Nielsen is finalizing a deal with the LSU Tigers to be their new coordinator, per NFL Network.

Report: Saints DL coach Ryan Nielsen set to become LSU defensive coordinator
Report: Saints DL coach Ryan Nielsen set to become LSU defensive coordinator

Saints defensive line coach Ryan Nielsen is reportedly heading to a different job in Louisiana. Jane Slater of NFL Media reports that Nielsen is finalizing a deal to become the defensive coordinator on Ed Orgeron's staff at LSU. Nielsen informed Saints head coach Sean Payton of his intention to leave for Baton Rouge on Monday. [more]

Seattle Seahawks reportedly interested in Adam Gase for offensive coordinator position
Seattle Seahawks reportedly interested in Adam Gase for offensive coordinator position

You cannot be serious...

7 things to know from Packers
7 things to know from Packers' first meeting with Buccaneers in 2020

Everything to know from the first meeting between the Packers and Buccaneers back in Week 6.

Michigan State football
Michigan State football's Mike Tressel reportedly now new Cincinnati defensive coordinator

Cincinnati coach Luke Fickell reportedly plans to hire Michigan State football safeties coach as the Bearcats' new defensive coordinator.

Marshall OKs 4-year contract for football coach Charles Huff

Marshall's Board of Governors on Monday approved a four-year contract for new coach Charles Huff that will pay him $755,500 annually, plus incentives. Under the terms of the contract, Huff will be paid an annual salary of $350,000. Under the contract, Huff would receive $30,000 if Marshall has a winning season and $50,000 for a bowl appearance and other incentives such as meeting ticket sales and attendance benchmarks.

Vols schedule news conference amid reports Pruitt fired
Vols schedule news conference amid reports Pruitt fired

Tennessee has scheduled a Monday afternoon news conference to ''address leadership changes related to its football program'' amid reports coach Jeremy Pruitt has been fired after three seasons. Several news outlets have reported that Pruitt has been fired for cause after going 16-19 in three seasons. Chancellor Donde Plowman, athletic director Phillip Fulmer and university President Randy Boyd will be at the news conference.

2 former Steelers a game away from the Super Bowl
2 former Steelers a game away from the Super Bowl

How do Steelers fans feel about seeing Antonio Brown and Le'Veon Bell so close to the Super Bowl?

History-making woman kicker invited to Biden inauguration
History-making woman kicker invited to Biden inauguration

Sarah Fuller, the first woman to score in a Power Five conference football game, says she's been invited to attend President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration on Wednesday.

Brady meets with Brees and family on the field postgame
Brady meets with Brees and family on the field postgame

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady meets with New Orleans Saints Drew Brees and family on the field postgame. This game is streaming live on the Yahoo Sports mobile app, or on NFL Network

Pelissero: Bieniemy benefits from NFL allowing interviews with HC candidates still in playoffs
Pelissero: Bieniemy benefits from NFL allowing interviews with HC candidates still in playoffs

NFL Network's Tom Pelissero explains how Kansas City Chiefs offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy benefits from the NFL allowing interviews with head-coaching candidates still in playoffs. This game is streaming live on the Yahoo Sports mobile app, or on NFL Network

Michigan hires Ravens
Michigan hires Ravens' Macdonald as defensive coordinator

Michigan hired Baltimore Ravens linebacker coach Mike Macdonald as defensive coordinator.

Rapoport: Dan Campbell will be Lions
Rapoport: Dan Campbell will be Lions' new HC now that Saints are out of playoffs

NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports Dan Campbell will be Detroit Lions' new head coach now that Saints are out of playoffs. This game is streaming live on the Yahoo Sports mobile app, or on NFL Network

Patrick Mahomes in concussion protocol, Chiefs will "just follow that"
Patrick Mahomes in concussion protocol, Chiefs will "just follow that"

When Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes left Sunday's game, the team said he was being evaluated for a concussion and then said that he'd been ruled out for the rest of the game. Head coach Andy Reid didn't say Mahomes had a concussion when giving a brief update on the quarterback's condition after the win over [more]

Chargers hire former Bears OLB coach Brandon Staley as head coach
Chargers hire former Bears OLB coach Brandon Staley as head coach

Just two years after leaving the Bears, former OLB coach Brandon Staley has earned himself a head coaching gig with the Chargers.

Falcons interviewed Panthers
Falcons interviewed Panthers' Frisman Jackson for OC

The Atlanta Falcons have been linked to a few different names as new head coach Arthur Smith looks to fill out his coaching staff.

Frisman Jackson, Dave Ragone in mix for Falcons offensive coordinator
Frisman Jackson, Dave Ragone in mix for Falcons offensive coordinator

Arthur Smith has not said if he will continue to call offensive plays as the Falcons head coach, but the team will be hiring an offensive coordinator either way. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that they have interviewed Panthers wide receivers coach Frisman Jackson for that position. Jackson came from Baylor with Panthers head [more]

Report: Bears request to interview Colts DB coach Jonathan Gannon for defensive coordinator
Report: Bears request to interview Colts DB coach Jonathan Gannon for defensive coordinator

Colts DB coach Jonathan Gannon is among the candidates the Bears are looking at to fill the role of defensive coordinator.

Bills-Chiefs set to rematch in AFC Championship, what happened the first time?
Bills-Chiefs set to rematch in AFC Championship, what happened the first time?

Buffalo Bills, Kansas City Chiefs AFC Championship what happened in Week 6 when they first met?

Is Deshaun Watson on his way out of the AFC South?
Is Deshaun Watson on his way out of the AFC South?

Watson could be on his way out of the division.

Do the Jets have enough pieces to trade for Deshaun Watson?
Do the Jets have enough pieces to trade for Deshaun Watson?

SNY NFL Insider Ralph Vacchiano looks at what it might take to acquire quarterback Deshaun Watson from the Houston Texans, and whether or not GM Joe Douglas and the New York Jets have enough pieces to make a deal.

Hernández: Whom Brandon Staley hires will be as significant as the Chargers hiring him
Hernández: Whom Brandon Staley hires will be as significant as the Chargers hiring him

While Brandon Staley is heralded as a genius in some quarters, he's only 38 with minimal NFL experience so his staff is as important as his smarts and charisma.

Packers favored by 3.5 over Buccaneers, Chiefs favored by 3 over Bills
Packers favored by 3.5 over Buccaneers, Chiefs favored by 3 over Bills

The home teams are favored by about a field goal in Sunday's conference championship games. In the NFC Championship Game, the Packers are favored by 3.5 points over the Buccaneers. In the AFC Championship Game, the Chiefs are three-point favorites over the Bills. The Buccaneers are underdogs despite stomping the Packers 38-10 in the regular [more]

Browns sign practice squad TE Kyle Markway to a 2-year contract
Browns sign practice squad TE Kyle Markway to a 2-year contract

Markway was elevated from the practice squad for the divisional round game

Anatomy of a Play: How Aaron Rodgers beat the Rams with a smile and
Anatomy of a Play: How Aaron Rodgers beat the Rams with a smile and '12' personnel

Aaron Rodgers was able to seal the deal against the Rams because of the Packers' strong run game.

Rapoport: Chargers agree to terms with Brandon Staley to become next head coach
Rapoport: Chargers agree to terms with Brandon Staley to become next head coach

NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports the Los Angeles Chargers agreed to terms with Brandon Staley to fill their head coaching vacancy. This game is streaming live on the Yahoo Sports mobile app, or on NFL Network

David Njoku, Karl Joseph earn top PFF grades in Browns
David Njoku, Karl Joseph earn top PFF grades in Browns' loss to Chiefs

The PFF grades for the Browns/Chiefs game are out

Bengals possible draft target DeVonta Smith will attend Senior Bowl
Bengals possible draft target DeVonta Smith will attend Senior Bowl

The Cincinnati Bengals could have eyes on a top name.

5 players to watch at the 2021 Senior Bowl
5 players to watch at the 2021 Senior Bowl

5 players to watch at the 2021 Senior Bowl

Report: Todd Bowles interviewing with Eagles Monday
Report: Todd Bowles interviewing with Eagles Monday

The Buccaneers Defense did a great job against the Saints on Sunday and the coach who was calling the plays is reportedly speaking to the Eagles on Monday. Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that Buccaneers defensive coordinator Todd Bowles will interview for the Eagles' head coaching vacancy on Monday. Bowles also spoke to the Falcons [more]

Chiefs first team to host 3 straight conference championships since Andy Reid
Chiefs first team to host 3 straight conference championships since Andy Reid's Eagles

The Chiefs will play the AFC Championship Game on their home field for the third consecutive year on Sunday, becoming the first team ever to host the AFC Championship Game three years in a row. But it's not a first for Andy Reid. One team has hosted the NFC Championship Game three years in a [more]

Recent WR trends suggest Dolphins can strike gold later in draft
Recent WR trends suggest Dolphins can strike gold later in draft

Recent WR trends suggest Dolphins can strike gold later in draft

Tom Brady to play in 14th conference championship game
Tom Brady to play in 14th conference championship game

Tom Brady has played in 13 AFC Championship Games. Now he'll play in his first NFC Championship Game. Brady and the Buccaneers advanced to the NFC Championship on Sunday, meaning Brady has lapped the field: He'll be the starter in his 14th conference championship game, twice as many as any other quarterback in NFL history. [more]


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