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Jan 19, 2021

Source: Saints' Thomas facing multiple surgeries
Michael Thomas, who played in just seven games this season due to multiple ankle injuries, will have procedures for a torn deltoid and other ligaments in his ankle, a source told ESPN.

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Jan 19, 2021

Sullivan, Church to sing national anthem at SB
R&B star Jazmine Sullivan and country singer Eric Church will join forces to sing the national anthem at Super Bowl LV.

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Jan 19, 2021

The biggest looming free-agent decisions for all 32 NFL teams: Who has a salary-cap crunch
The futures of JuJu-Smith Schuster, Dak Prescott and Trent Williams are up in the air as teams must make some hard choices this offseason.

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Jan 19, 2021

Saints' Fontenot named Falcons general manager
The Falcons have named Terry Fontenot their new general manager.

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Jan 19, 2021

Concussion protocol: What Patrick Mahomes has to do to get back on the field
The Chiefs QB's status for the AFC Championship Game is up in the air. What's in store for Mahomes this week?

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Jan 19, 2021

Jets should be all-in on Texans' Deshaun Watson, but reality could stand in way
Should the disgruntled Houston quarterback be on the move, it would be borderline negligent for the Jets to pass. But would the feeling be mutual?

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Jan 19, 2021

Sources: WFT expected to make Hurney GM
The Washington Football Team is expected to hire Marty Hurney as general manager, sources confirm to ESPN.

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Jan 19, 2021

Tom Brady's success with Buccaneers sparks mixed reaction in New England
Some Patriots fans are happy to see their former QB shine in different colors, but for others, the pain of his departure is still too fresh.

ESPN NFL
Jan 18, 2021

Sources: Ravens to release veteran RB Ingram
Running back Mark Ingram will be released by the Ravens on Tuesday, league sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter.

ESPN NFL
Jan 18, 2021

Ohio State's Fields, Davis, Togiai headed to draft
Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields, right guard Wyatt Davis and defensive lineman Tommy Togiai declared for the NFL draft on Monday.

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Jan 18, 2021

Lamar shouts out 'Bills Mafia' for donation drive
Lamar Jackson expressed gratitude to Bills fans, whose donations reached $360,000 to Louisville's "Blessings in a Backpack" chapter.

ESPN NFL
Jan 18, 2021

NFL changes combine format; won't be in Indy
The combine, which has been held in Indianapolis since 1987, will be altered because of COVID-19 precautions, the NFL informed teams on Monday in a memo detailing the format changes.

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Jan 18, 2021

QB Watson urges fans not to protest on behalf
Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson urged fans who planned a protest on his behalf to cancel the event "for the sake of public safety."

ESPN NFL
Jan 18, 2021

Reid: Mahomes might've returned pre-protocol
Chiefs coach Andy Reid said he didn't know whether Patrick Mahomes would clear the NFL's concussion protocol in time to play in next Sunday's AFC Championship Game. But Reid indicated Mahomes may have felt well enough to have returned to Sunday's game.

ESPN NFL
Jan 18, 2021

How the NFL concussion protocol works: What Patrick Mahomes has to do to get back on the field
The Chiefs quarterback's status for the AFC Championship Game is up in the air. What's in store for Mahomes this week?

ESPN NFL
Jan 18, 2021

Adjusting to coach Brandon Staley will be nothing new for Chargers' Justin Herbert
Staley will be Herbert's fifth coach in six combined seasons in the NFL and college, so the Chargers QB is used to learning on the fly.

ESPN NFL
Jan 18, 2021

Oddsmakers expect Mahomes to play, keep Chiefs as Super Bowl favorites
Only four teams are left in the NFL playoffs. Oddsmakers still like the Chiefs to hoist the Lombardi Trophy, and K.C. is favored to do so.

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Jan 18, 2021

Dan Campbell might not be popular Lions choice but he could be the right one
Lions believe Dan Campbell's leadership qualities could help them finally start a winning tradition in Detroit.

ESPN NFL
Jan 18, 2021

Texans QB Watson urges fans not to protest
Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson is urging fans who planned a protest on his behalf to cancel the event "for the sake of public safety."

ESPN NFL
Jan 18, 2021

Ohio State QB Fields declares for NFL draft
Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields declared for the NFL draft on Monday, announcing his intentions in a social media post.

ESPN NFL
Jan 18, 2021

Baker Mayfield's 'We'll be back' should be Browns' offseason mantra
Browns bullish on their future with a young core and playmakers, but defense needs offseason work.

ESPN NFL
Jan 18, 2021

Niners promote McDaniel to OC, Ryans to DC
The 49ers have promoted Mike McDaniel to offensive coordinator and DeMeco Ryans to defensive coordinator after Robert Saleh was hired as coach of the Jets and is taking Mike LaFleur with him to be his OC.

ESPN NFL
Jan 18, 2021

Chiefs without Patrick Mahomes still in capable hands of Chad Henne -- just don't ask about hashtags
Henne's execution on back-to-back plays during Kansas City's final drive is one of the "moments that lift teams," according to teammate Tyrann Mathieu.

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Jan 18, 2021

Chargers turn to Rams DC Staley as new coach
The Chargers will hire Rams defensive coordinator Brandon Staley as head coach, sources confirmed to ESPN.

ESPN NFL
Jan 18, 2021

2020 NFL season in review: How it finished, what's next for eliminated playoff teams
What's next for these teams in 2021? The Saints' first order of business is sorting out their starting QB question.

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Jan 18, 2021

Coordinator Leslie Frazier, Buffalo Bills defense delivering when it counts
The maligned unit has come up with game-changing plays in the red zone during the playoffs, which could help the 61-year-old land a head-coaching job.

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Jan 18, 2021

Bucs find their 'identity,' reach NFC championship
Led by Tom Brady and a defense that showed what it's capable of, the Buccaneers defeated the Saints on Sunday night to reach the NFC Championship Game, where Aaron Rodgers and the Packers await.

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Jan 18, 2021

Pondering retirement again, Brees has 'no regrets'
Drew Brees says he has no regrets about deciding to play this season as he ponders retirement once again.

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Jan 18, 2021

Sources: Lions planning to hire Saints' Campbell
Now that the Saints have been eliminated from the NFL postseason, the Lions are expected to hire New Orleans assistant head coach/tight ends coach Dan Campbell as their next head coach, sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter.

ESPN NFL
Jan 17, 2021

Who's in the QB market? What every NFL team needs this offseason
A QB plan in Philadelphia. Offensive help for Miami. A rebuild plan for Detroit. What does each franchise have to have over the next few months?

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Jan 17, 2021

Sources: Chargers to hire Rams' Staley as coach
The Chargers have hired Rams defensive coordinator Brandon Staley as head coach, the team announced Sunday night.

ESPN NFL
Jan 17, 2021

'The Sean McVay of defense': Former Division III coordinator Brandon Staley the latest coaching wunderkind
In four short years, Staley went from John Carroll University to leading a Rams defensive unit ranked among the NFL's best.

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Jan 17, 2021

Brady, defense send Bucs to NFC championship
The Tom Brady-led Buccaneers defeated the Saints on Sunday night to reach the NFC Championship Game.

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Jan 17, 2021

What now for Drew Brees and the Saints? NFL experts debate their title window, future at QB
Drew Brees could retire, plus New Orleans faces a major salary-cap crunch and has several free agents to try to re-sign.

ESPN NFL
Jan 17, 2021

Sources: Falcons to hire Saints' Fontenot as GM
The Falcons are expected to hire Saints front-office executive Terry Fontenot as their next GM, sources told ESPN.

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Jan 17, 2021

Sources: Lions expected to hire Saints' Campbell
Now that the Saints have been eliminated from the NFL postseason, the Lions are expected to hire New Orleans assistant head coach/tight ends coach Dan Campbell as their next head coach, sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter.

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Jan 17, 2021

2021 NFL draft order: Top 28 picks set, with Jags, Jets, Dolphins at the top
Jacksonville gets the first shot at a quarterback, while New York has a big decision to make at No. 2. Here's the first-round order so far.

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Jan 17, 2021

Rams' McVay evaluating 'everything,' QB included
Asked to clarify his statement from Saturday about Jared Goff being the Rams' quarterback "right now," coach Sean McVay indicated Sunday that "everything's being evaluated," starting positions included.

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Jan 17, 2021

Henne gives Chiefs lift after Mahomes concussed
The Chiefs held on to defeat the Browns 22-17 to reach the AFC Championship Game after Patrick Mahomes left because of a concussion, as Chad Henne made two huge plays to seal the victory.

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Jan 17, 2021

Buccaneers cash in on interception before Saints strike back behind Jameis Winston
Sean Murphy-Bunting's 36-yard INT return set up a TD, but then Winston responded with a 56-yard TD against his former team.

ESPN NFL
Jan 17, 2021

'HenneThingIsPossible': Social media reacts to Chiefs' fourth-down conversion
Andy Reid's gutsy call combined with execution from Chad Henne and Tyreek Hill on fourth-and-1 from the Kansas City 48 doomed the Browns.

ESPN NFL
Jan 17, 2021

Playoff officiating decisions: Why was Rashard Higgins' fumble a touchback?
Wait, a touchback? We explain the ruling, including whether there was illegal use of the helmet on the hit.

ESPN NFL
Jan 17, 2021

Follow live: Brady, Bucs travel to Superdome to face Saints
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Jan 17, 2021

Chiefs find way, win after Mahomes' concussion
The Chiefs held on to defeat the Browns 22-17 to reach the AFC Championship Game after Patrick Mahomes left with a concussion as Chad Henne made two huge plays to seal the victory.

ESPN NFL
Jan 17, 2021

Ravens' Brown unhappy with unbalanced offense
Marquise Brown was not happy about the fact the Ravens finished first in rushing in last in passing, saying Sunday the offense needs to be more balanced.

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Jan 17, 2021

Follow live: Browns look to keep playoff magic alive vs. top-seeded Chiefs
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Jan 17, 2021

That's so Browns: Cleveland fumble near goal line results in touchback
Daniel Sorensen's hit on Rashard Higgins jarred the ball loose before Higgins hit the pylon.

ESPN NFL
Jan 17, 2021

Sources believe Watson may be done with Texans
Multiple people in and around the Texans organization believe Deshaun Watson has played his last snap with Houston, sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter.

ESPN NFL
Jan 17, 2021

Dollar Bills: Buffalo fans donate to Lamar charity
Bills fans have donated more than $75,000 to a charity supported by Lamar Jackson in the hours after Buffalo's postseason victory over Baltimore.

ESPN NFL
Jan 17, 2021

Gronk says he wants to play for Bucs again in '21
Rob Gronkowski told NFL Network on Sunday that he wants to return to play for the Buccaneers in 2021.

ESPN NFL
Jan 17, 2021

Bills fans donate over $75K to Jackson charity
Bills fans have donated over $75,000 to a charity supported by Lamar Jackson in the hours after Buffalo's postseason victory over Baltimore.

ESPN NFL
Jan 17, 2021

Buccaneers' Tom Brady sends jersey to Washington's Chase Young
Young asked Brady for the jersey after the wild-card game. On it, Brady wrote "Good Luck!" and "Go Blue!" playing up the Michigan-Ohio State rivalry.

ESPN NFL
Jan 16, 2021

Bills' 'vision' continues on to AFC championship
Sparked by cornerback Taron Johnson's record-tying, 101-yard interception return for a touchdown in the third quarter, the Bills defeated the Ravens 17-3 on Saturday night to advance to the AFC Championship Game for the first time since the 1993 season.

ESPN NFL
Jan 16, 2021

Bills' 'vision' moves forward with help of defense
Sparked by cornerback Taron Johnson's record-tying 101-yard interception return for a touchdown in the third quarter, the Bills defeated the Ravens 17-3 on Saturday night to advance to the AFC Championship Game for the first time since the 1993 season.

ESPN NFL
Jan 16, 2021

Jackson suffers concussion; 'frustrated' after loss
Lamar Jackson suffered a concussion on the final play of the third quarter in the Ravens' playoff loss to the Bills on Saturday night.

ESPN NFL
Jan 16, 2021

Ravens QB Jackson suffers concussion in loss
Lamar Jackson suffered a concussion on the final play of the third quarter in the Ravens' playoff loss to the Bills on Saturday night.

ESPN NFL
Jan 16, 2021

Taron Johnson's incredible 101-yard INT return pads Bills' lead
The defensive back picked off the Ravens' Lamar Jackson in the end zone and ran it back, giving Buffalo a 17-3 advantage.

ESPN NFL
Jan 16, 2021

Rams star Donald hampered, emotional in loss
Aaron Donald, who was hampered by a significant rib injury suffered in last week's wild-card playoff win, was emotional after Saturday's loss to the Packers.

ESPN NFL
Jan 16, 2021

Rodgers relishes long-awaited title game at home
Aaron Rodgers will make his fifth appearance in the NFC Championship Game -- and first at Lambeau Field -- next weekend after the top-seeded Packers beat the Rams on Saturday.

ESPN NFL
Jan 16, 2021

Eli Manning Q&A: Retired Giants QB on sloppy Joes, Twitter and what's next
The two-time Super Bowl winner is finding his voice on social media as he starts to figure out the next steps of his post-playing life.

ESPN NFL
Jan 16, 2021

Follow live: Josh Allen, Lamar Jackson face off in AFC Divisional Round showdown
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Jan 16, 2021

NFL playoffs divisional-round guide: Picks, bold predictions and more for Sunday's games
What to watch for in every game. Bold predictions. Key stats to know. And, of course, score predictions. It's all here for every divisional-round playoff game.

ESPN NFL
Jan 16, 2021

Rodgers lifts Pack to NFC title game at Lambeau
Aaron Rodgers will make his fifth appearance in the NFC Championship Game -- and first at Lambeau Field -- next weekend after the top-seeded Packers beat the Rams on Saturday.

ESPN NFL
Jan 16, 2021

2020 NFL season in review: How the season finished, what's next for eliminated playoff teams
What's next for these teams in 2021? The Rams' challenge will be trying to find consistency for an offense that struggled to hold up its end for the NFL's No. 1 defense.

ESPN NFL
Jan 16, 2021

Saints get healthier at WR, activate Smith off IR
The Saints activated third-year WR Tre'Quan Smith off of injured reserve ahead of Sunday's playoff game against the Buccaneers.

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Jan 16, 2021

Follow live: Aaron Donald and the Rams look to slow down Aaron Rodgers and Packers at Lambeau Field
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Jan 16, 2021

Source: Steelers expected to pick Canada as OC
The Steelers are expected to promote quarterbacks coach Matt Canada, who is known for his creativity in playcalling and design, to offensive coordinator, a source confirmed to ESPN.

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Jan 16, 2021

Source: Ravens' Peters fined for midfield stomp
Ravens cornerback Marcus Peters has been fined $15,000 for stomping on the Titans logo during Sunday's wild-card game, a source confirmed to ESPN.

ESPN NFL
Jan 16, 2021

Titans OC Smith signs to become Falcons coach
Arthur Smith, who has served as the offensive coordinator for the Tennessee Titans the past two seasons, has signed with the Falcons to be the team's new head coach.

ESPN NFL
Jan 16, 2021

The most efficient QB ever recalls (and hates) his 89 INTs
Aaron Rodgers, the only member of the 400-TD-pass club with fewer than 100 interceptions, remembers just about every pick he's ever thrown.

ESPN NFL
Jan 16, 2021

Scottish accents, pranks and humor: Cool Kevin Stefanski perfect fit for Browns
Cleveland's coach remained unflappable even when his team faced myriad injuries and COVID-19 .

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Jan 16, 2021

From drive-ins to outdoor setups, Buffalo Bills fans find ways to watch playoff games
A 10 p.m. curfew and the loss of trademark tailgates around the stadium have not stopped Buffalo fans from enjoying the team's playoff run.

ESPN NFL
Jan 16, 2021

Sources: Bills' Daboll a favorite for Chargers' job
Buffalo Bills offensive coordinator Brian Daboll has emerged as a favorite to land the Los Angeles Chargers' head-coaching job, per league sources.

ESPN NFL
Jan 16, 2021

Sources: Eagles to interview Rams DC Staley
Rams defensive coordinator Brandon Staley, who has the Packers waiting for him in Saturday's divisional playoff, also has the Eagles waiting for him whenever this season ends, per league sources.

ESPN NFL
Jan 15, 2021

Arthur Smith brings optimism, but the Falcons will need patient approach
Smith brings impressive credentials to Atlanta, but with several key veterans facing uncertain futures, a quick turnaround could be a challenge.

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Jan 15, 2021

DE Edwards suspended for first 2 games of '21
Bears DE Mario Edwards Jr., who is no longer under contract and will be a free agent in March, has been suspended without pay for the first two games of the 2021 regular season for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing substances.

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Jan 15, 2021

WR Josh Gordon suspended indefinitely again
Josh Gordon has been suspended indefinitely again after the NFL rescinded his conditional reinstatement.

ESPN NFL
Jan 15, 2021

Texans CEO: Want Watson part of hiring process
Texans CEO Cal McNair said he wants to keep Deshaun Watson as part of the hiring process for the team's next coach after the QB reportedly was not happy about how they went about their GM search.

ESPN NFL
Jan 15, 2021

Smith reaches deal to become Falcons' coach
Arthur Smith, who has served as the offensive coordinator for the Tennessee Titans the past two seasons, has agreed to terms with the Falcons to be the team's new head coach.

ESPN NFL
Jan 15, 2021

Broncos LB Miller subject of police investigation
Police in the southeast suburb of Denver confirmed Friday that Miller is under investigation, saying that "if the investigation determines a crime has occurred charges will be submitted to the DA's office for their review."

ESPN NFL
Jan 15, 2021

Best buds Sean McVay, Matt LaFleur to lock horns when Rams battle Packers
McVay and LaFleur ascended the coaching ladder together and will finally face each other as head coaches with an NFC title game trip on the line.

ESPN NFL
Jan 15, 2021

WR Watkins remains out as Chiefs open playoffs
Chiefs wide receiver Sammy Watkins remains sidelined by a calf injury and will not play in Sunday's divisional round game against the Browns. Leading rusher Clyde Edwards-Helaire is listed as questionable because of hip and ankle injuries.

ESPN NFL
Jan 15, 2021

Bucs to start Fournette; Jones is 'game-time' call
Bucs running back Leonard Fournette will start in place of Ronald Jones, who missed last week's wild-card game with a quad injury and will be a "game-time deicision" vs. the Saints.

ESPN NFL
Jan 15, 2021

Health in mind, Meyer won't be 'nut' at practice
Urban Meyer is older and wiser, which he says should help keep him healthier as tries to turn around one of the NFL's worst franchises.

ESPN NFL
Jan 15, 2021

Browns activate guard Bitonio from COVID list
The Cleveland Browns activated guard Joel Bitonio from the reserve/COVID-19 list Friday after he sat out their playoff opener last weekend.

ESPN NFL
Jan 15, 2021

Scottish accents, pranks and humor: Unflappable Kevin Stefanski perfect fit for Browns
The embodiment of grace under pressure, the Browns coach remained cool even when his team faced myriad injuries and COVID-19 .

ESPN NFL
Jan 15, 2021

Eagles' coaching search has a whiz kids flare, from Jerod Mayo to Joe Brady
Philadelphia owner Jeffrey Lurie's thirst for fresh ideas and innovation, particularly on offense, has generated a pool of mostly 30-somethings.

ESPN NFL
Jan 15, 2021

Sources: Falcons offer Smith head-coaching job
The Atlanta Falcons have made an offer to Arthur Smith to become their next head coach, sources told ESPN's Dianna Russini.

ESPN NFL
Jan 15, 2021

Tom Brady's Tampa Bay timeline: Events that defined his first season with the Buccaneers
It has been a season of change for Brady. It didn't always go smoothly, but he's back to a familiar spot: contending for titles. Here's how the year unfolded.

ESPN NFL
Jan 15, 2021

Latest round in Drew Brees-Tom Brady rivalry will be the most consequential
It's a playoff matchup four decades in the making. How have Brees' and Brady's games evolved, and what are opponents seeing in each QB?

ESPN NFL
Jan 15, 2021

The legend of Baker Mayfield and Patrick Mahomes' 2016 epic
In 2016, the two future NFL stars led their teams to a record-shattering 1,708 total yards in Oklahoma's 66-59 win over Texas Tech, a quarterbacking classic that their coaches say might never be duplicated.

ESPN NFL
Jan 15, 2021

Silencing critics: Ravens' Lamar Jackson has MVP award, could Bills' Josh Allen be next?
Once considered the projects of the 2018 NFL draft, the QBs who face off on Saturday are now the Pro Bowl quarterbacks of that class.

ESPN NFL
Jan 15, 2021

The game-changing move that helped each NFL playoff team get here
Adding the GOAT, reigniting a star QB, running it back for the champs. NFL Nation reporters identify the most influential change their teams made that elevated their seasons.

ESPN NFL
Jan 15, 2021

NFL playoffs divisional-round guide: Picks, bold predictions and more for every game
What to watch for in every game. Bold predictions. Key stats to know. And, of course, score predictions. It's all here for every divisional round playoff game.

ESPN NFL
Jan 15, 2021

Sources: Falcons offer Smith head coaching job
The Atlanta Falcons have made an offer to Arthur Smith to become their next head coach, sources told ESPN's Dianna Russini.

ESPN NFL
Jan 15, 2021

NFL divisional-round betting nuggets
Here are notes on each of the four NFL playoff games this weekend to help you with any potential bets.

ESPN NFL
Jan 15, 2021

Why Robert Saleh will be a re-Pete (Carroll), not a repeat, for New York Jets
The former 49ers defensive coordinator exudes positivity, a lot like his mentor, Seattle's Pete Carroll. In other words, Saleh is the anti-Adam Gase.

ESPN NFL
Jan 15, 2021

Jets hiring coveted 49ers DC Saleh as coach
The Jets, coming off one of the worst seasons in franchise history, have reached an agreement in principle with 49ers defensive coordinator Robert Saleh to be their next head coach.

ESPN NFL
Jan 15, 2021

Seahawks' Wilson wants voice heard on next OC
Russell Wilson said "it's vital, it's critical, super significant" that he's part of the process in Seattle's search for a new offensive coordinator.

ESPN NFL
Jan 14, 2021

Jets reach deal with 49ers DC Saleh to be coach
The Jets, coming off one of the worst seasons in franchise history, have reached an agreement in principle with 49ers defensive coordinator Robert Saleh to be their next head coach.

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