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Cowboys owner says sought-after DC Dan Quinn staying put

Jan. 28, 2022 13:06 PM EST

Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said Friday that defensive coordinator Dan Quinn, a candidate for several head coaching jobs, would instead remain in Dallas for “years to come." Quinn, the former head coach of the Atlanta Falcons who just completed his first season as the Cowboys DC, had...

Star-studded LA Rams host surging 49ers in NFC title game

Jan. 28, 2022 11:16 AM EST

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Aaron Donald has been around long enough to know he might not get this chance again. The same goes for everybody in the Los Angeles Rams’ constellation of stars around him. Late in his eighth NFL season as the best defensive lineman of his generation,...

Young, hungry Bengals off to KC to face grizzled Chiefs

Jan. 28, 2022 10:58 AM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs have been in this position before. Walking across the cold Arrowhead Stadium parking lot, dressing in their revamped locker room, strolling through the narrow tunnel and spilling onto the field for the AFC title game. In fact, the...

Rematches in conference title games. Same results? Read on

Jan. 28, 2022 10:47 AM 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...

Rams host 49ers again in NFC championship game showdown

Jan. 28, 2022 10:47 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (12-7) at LOS ANGELES RAMS (14-5) Sunday, 6:30 p.m. ET, Fox BETTING LINE: Rams by 3 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: 49ers 9-8; Rams 8-9. SERIES RECORD: 49ers lead 75-67-3. LAST...

Surprise: Bengals headed to Kansas City for AFC title game

Jan. 28, 2022 10:42 AM EST

CINCINNATI (10-7) at KANSAS CITY (12-5) Sunday, 3 p.m. ET, CBS BETTING LINE: Chiefs by 7, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Bengals 12-7; Chiefs 10-9. SERIES RECORD: Bengals lead 16-14. LAST MEETING:...

Panthers hire Tabor as new special teams coordinator

Jan. 28, 2022 09:18 AM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers have hired Chris Tabor from the Chicago Bears to be their new special teams coordinator. Tabor replaces Chase Blackburn, who was fired after Carolina finished 5-12 this season. Tabor has 14 years of NFL experience,...

Kicker Robbie Gould shining in 'Goulden' years with 49ers

Jan. 28, 2022 02:13 AM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — When the San Francisco 49ers placed the franchise tag on Robbie Gould three years ago, the kicker had a decision to make. He could re-sign or hang up his cleats after a long, successful career and head back home to the Chicago area to be with his wife and...

Mike Macdonald returning to Ravens as defensive coordinator

Jan. 27, 2022 22:39 PM EST

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — The Baltimore Ravens have hired Mike Macdonald as their defensive coordinator, bringing him back from the college ranks after a season at Michigan. The Ravens announced the move Thursday night. The 34-year-old Macdonald was Michigan's...

Chicago Bears hire Colts DC Matt Eberflus as head coach

Jan. 27, 2022 20:52 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Matt Eberflus is the new coach of the Chicago Bears, tasked with turning around a franchise mired in mediocrity for much of the past decade. The Bears announced Eberflus' hiring on Thursday night. He spent the past four years as Indianapolis’ defensive coordinator....