Latest AFC South News

TSU hires 1st-time coach Eddie George hoping for revival

Apr. 13, 2021 13:28 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee State is banking on Eddie George's name, connections and football knowledge as a former NFL running back to return the proud program with 13 Black national championships to national prominence. TSU, a historically Black college or...

AP source: Browns still putting rush on Jadeveon Clowney

Apr. 12, 2021 14:43 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns appear to be closing in on Jadeveon Clowney. Continuing a pursuit that began with a contract offer Clowney turned down last year, Cleveland remains interested in signing the free agent defensive end, a person familiar with the situation told...

Hearings result in 13 of Texans QB's accusers being ID'd

Apr. 09, 2021 17:52 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The names of 13 of the 22 women who have filed lawsuits accusing Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson of sexual assault and harassment will be made public following court hearings Friday. During two hearings, Watson’s attorney, Rusty Hardin, asked...

Analytics shifting views on 40-yard dash, other matrixes

Apr. 08, 2021 18:24 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Every year the 40-yard dash is one of the most-watched segments of the NFL combine as well as at college pro days. NFL hopefuls prepare for the moment for months and have even employed speed coaches to help ensure they post a favorable result, knowing...

Titans hire Jim Schwartz as senior defensive assistant

Apr. 07, 2021 19:20 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have hired veteran defensive coordinator and former Lions head coach Jim Schwartz as a senior defensive assistant. The Titans announced the move Wednesday. “He has a deep level of football knowledge...

Woman alleges she was terrorized by assault from Texans QB

Apr. 06, 2021 18:16 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The first woman to accuse Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson of sexual assault and harassment in a lawsuit spoke publicly on Tuesday, alleging she was terrorized by her encounter with the NFL player and that he needs to be held accountable for his actions. ...

Houston police says it's investigating Texans QB Watson

Apr. 02, 2021 23:29 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson, who is accused of sexual assault and harassment in lawsuits filed by 21 women, is being investigated by police after a report was filed regarding the NFL player, officials said Friday. In a tweet Friday, the...

Veteran LB Damien Wilson signs with Jaguars, provides depth

Apr. 02, 2021 16:20 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Veteran linebacker Damien Wilson signed with Jacksonville on Friday, giving the Jaguars an experienced option as they transition to a 3-4 defensive scheme. Wilson, who visited Jacksonville on Wednesday, spent the last two years with Kansas...

Steelers re-sign defensive lineman Tyson Alualu for 2 years

Apr. 01, 2021 16:34 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Tyson Alualu is sticking with the Pittsburgh Steelers after all. The veteran defensive lineman signed a two-year contract Thursday that runs through the 2022 season. The 33-year-old reportedly had agreed to a deal that would reunite him with the...

Bills add LB depth by signing Tyrell Adams and Marquel Lee

Mar. 31, 2021 18:38 PM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills added linebacker depth by signing Tyrell Adams and Marquel Lee to one-year contracts on Wednesday. Adams has five seasons of NFL experience after spending the past three with the Houston Texans. He enjoyed a career-high 12...