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There are Houston Texans ties all over 49ers coaching staff

Thursday, January 27th, 2022

DeMeco Ryans, a player on those Texans teams when Shanahan and McDaniel were on the sidelines, has the 49ers ranked as one of the top defenses in the league in his first year as defensive coordinator. Ryans recently interviewed for the Minnesota Vikings head coaching job and is expected to also interview with the Las Vegas Raiders at some point next week. Oddly enough, the Texans, who also are looking for a head coach, haven’t asked to interview either McDaniel or Ryans.

Colts might like Badgley and Blankenship, but they need more power out of kicking position

Thursday, January 27th, 2022

The Colts have to decide this offseason if one of their two young kickers, Michael Badgley and Rodrigo Blankenship, is capable of making a kick like that when it matters most, or if Indianapolis needs to make a move to bring in a player with a more powerful leg. We’ll work through it,” Colts general manager Chris Ballard said at his postseason news conference. We still think Rod has upside.

Cowboys assure Mike McCarthy he will remain head coach in 2022 after Sean Payton steps down from Saints

Thursday, January 27th, 2022

The Cowboys have assured Mike McCarthy he will remain their head coach in 2022. The assurance came as early as in conversations after the Cowboys’ 23-17 wild-card loss to the San Francisco 49ers and as recently as this week after Saints coach Sean Payton announced he was stepping down, a person with knowledge of the conversations told USA TODAY Sports. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to publicly disclose the information.

Texans should keep Fresno State OL Alex Akingbulu in mind for day 3 solution at tackle spots

Thursday, January 27th, 2022

The Houston Texans should keep in mind Fresno State OL Alex Akingbulu as a day three solution to any tackle problems that sill persist by draft time.

Jaguars official merchandise store selling Byron Leftwich’s jerseys online

Thursday, January 27th, 2022

Byron Leftwich's throwback jerseys have been a hot item on eBay since he emerged as a finalist for the Jaguars head coaching job.

Saints request permission to interview Lions DC Aaron Glenn for their head coaching vacancy

Thursday, January 27th, 2022

Glenn is not the leading candidate for the Saints job but he's a natural fit to interview for the position

Titans’ Landry, Vikings’ O’Neill are Pro Bowl injury subs

Thursday, January 27th, 2022

The Associated Press Tennessee Titans outside linebacker Harold Landry and Minnesota Vikings right tackle Brian O'Neill have been selected as injury replacements for the Pro Bowl. The Titans and Vikings made the announcements Wednesday. Landry is replacing Joey Bosa (Los Angeles Chargers), and O'Neill is replacing Tristan Wirfs (Tampa Bay Buccaneers).

Former Tennessee Titans coach Jeff Fisher named coach of the USFL’s Michigan Panthers

Thursday, January 27th, 2022

Jeff Fisher spent this past season as a senior advisor on Eddie George's staff at Tennessee State.

Falcons 2021 rookie review: Safety Richie Grant

Thursday, January 27th, 2022

Learning from such players while cutting his teeth on special teams may prove beneficial for Grant in the future, but it means fans didn’t see as much as they wanted to from him this year. It’s a long journey,” Arthur Smith said when asked about Grant late in the season. We had two veteran safeties, and we understood that going into this thing.

NFL Championship Round: Daily fantasy football expert lineup picks

Thursday, January 27th, 2022

Our fantasy football experts reveal their top DFS picks for the NFL Championship Round.