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Jeff Fisher happy to be back on sidelines at Collegiate Bowl

Jan. 28, 2022 20:17 PM EST

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Jeff Fisher says he has done enough hunting and fishing the past five years that it was time to return to the sidelines. The former Tennessee Titans and Los Angeles Rams boss is coaching the American squad in the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl all-star game at the...

Man cleared in Alabama shooting of NFL player's brother

Jan. 28, 2022 20:11 PM EST

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A 24-year-old man was acquitted Friday of fatally shooting the brother of an NFL football player in 2019. After two days of deliberations, a Jefferson County jury decided Darrius Frazier fired in self-defense when he killed 27-year-old Gjamal Antonio...

Hackett brings pizzazz to Broncos -- and maybe Rodgers, too?

Jan. 28, 2022 20:09 PM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — George Paton sees Nathaniel Hackett as the booster shot the Denver Broncos desperately needed. Through nearly 20 hours of interviews in Green Bay and Denver and on Zoom, Paton said it became clear Hackett “was the right leader for the Denver Broncos and...

Giants hire Bills O coordinator Brian Daboll as head coach

Jan. 28, 2022 19:44 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants hired Buffalo Bills offensive coordinator Brian Daboll as their head coach Friday. Daboll, 46, replaces Joe Judge, who was fired two days after the Giants finished a 4-13 season, their fifth straight double-digit losing season. ...

New York Giants hire Buffalo Bills offensive coordinator Brian Daboll as head coach

Jan. 28, 2022 19:11 PM EST
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — New York Giants hire Buffalo Bills offensive coordinator Brian Daboll as head coach.

49ers All-Pro LT Trent Williams questionable for title game

Jan. 28, 2022 18:26 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco 49ers All-Pro left tackle Trent Williams is questionable for the NFC championship after missing practice all week with a sprained ankle. Williams got hurt in the second half of last week's win at Green Bay but remained in the game. Coach...

Britt Reid's DUI trial date postponed until September

Jan. 28, 2022 17:00 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Former Kansas City Chiefs assistant coach Britt Reid will not go to trial on a felony driving while intoxicated charge until at least September. Reid was scheduled to go to trial April 18 but a Jackson County judge on Friday delayed the trial until Sept. 26....

Saints GM Loomis: Allen among candidates to replace Payton

Jan. 28, 2022 15:21 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Even as Saints general manager Mickey Loomis spoke highly of defensive coordinator Dennis Allen on Friday as a candidate to replace retired coach Sean Payton, he also emphasized his desire to thoroughly consider candidates from outside the club. Allen is...

Longtime Steelers GM Kevin Colbert stepping down after draft

Jan. 28, 2022 14:49 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger isn't the only one with longtime ties to the Pittsburgh Steelers who is stepping away. General manager Kevin Colbert, who has spent more than two decades overseeing a roster that's made the Steelers perennial contenders, is leaving after the NFL...

Rematches in conference title games. Same results? Read on

Jan. 28, 2022 13:56 PM EST

Rematches can be fun, particularly with a Super Bowl berth on the line. NFL fans get a pair of them on Sunday. Most intriguing simply for its historical significance is the 49ers at the Rams. Sure, it's a Cali kind of thing, but these are two of the proudest, most...