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FILE - In this Dec. 16, 2018, file photo, Arizona Cardinals head coach Steve Wilks shouts during the first half of an NFL football game against the Atlanta Falcons in Atlanta. Wilks is returning to coaching as the defensive coordinator at Missouri. Wilks, who was hired by Tigers coach Eli Drinkwitz on Thursday, Jan, 21, 2021, took last year off after spending the previous 14 seasons in the NFL.  (AP Photo/John Amis, File)

Ex-Cardinals coach Wilks new defensive coordinator at Mizzou

Jan. 21, 2021 7:33 PM EST

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Steve Wilks is returning to coaching as the defensive coordinator at Missouri. Wilks, who was hired by Tigers coach Eli Drinkwitz on Thursday, took last year off after spending the previous 14 seasons in the NFL. The stint was highlighted by a year as the head coach of the Arizona...

Buffalo Bills' Micah Hyde (23) celebrates with teammates after an NFL divisional round football game against the Baltimore Ravens Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in Orchard Park, N.Y. The Bills won 17-3. (AP Photo/Adrian Kraus)

Bills among the NFL's 4 defenses peaking in the postseason

Jan. 20, 2021 7:04 PM EST

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Leslie Frazier’s faith in his Bills defense never wavered even at the lowest point of Buffalo’s season. It was mid-November and the Bills were entering their bye week on the heels of a 32-30 defeat at Arizona. Immediately dubbed “The Hail Murray,” the...

Chicago Bears head coach Matt Nagy watches during the second half of an NFL football game against the Green Bay Packers Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Bears not sweating how they reached postseason

Jan. 4, 2021 6:35 PM EST

The Chicago Bears aren't worrying about how they made the playoffs. They're in and that's what matters most to them. “It's not perfect,” coach Matt Nagy said. It's far from that. The Bears closed the regular season with a 35-16 loss to Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers at Soldier Field on...

Arizona Cardinals tight end Maxx Williams (87) and tight end Dan Arnold (85) walk off the field after a loss to the Los Angeles Rams during an NFL football game Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

Late-season failures put pressure on Kingsbury, Cardinals

Jan. 4, 2021 4:40 PM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Cardinals coach Kliff Kingsbury was an offensive genius a few short weeks ago. Now there's a sizable chunk of Arizona's fan base that wouldn't mind if he was out of a job. Barring something very unexpected, that's not going to happen. But there's little doubt the 41-year-old...

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Rashard Higgins celebrates after the team defeated the Pittsburgh Steelers in an NFL football game, Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)

Welcome to the postseason, Cleveland. Cleveland? Yep

Jan. 3, 2021 11:25 PM EST

Welcome to the postseason, Cleveland. Cleveland? The Browns ended their string of non-playoff seasons on Sunday with a tighter-than-expected 24-22 victory over archrival Pittsburgh, which sat many of its starters. Cleveland returned to the NFL in 1999, made the playoffs in 2002, and then, zilch. Until now....

Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray (1) is sacked by Los Angeles Rams defensive end Morgan Fox during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

Injured Murray disappointed after Cardinals' hopes dashed

Jan. 3, 2021 10:27 PM EST

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Kyler Murray's injured right ankle was the least of his concerns after the Arizona Cardinals' postseason hopes were dashed with an 18-7 loss to the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday. Murray's disappointment at not being able to get a late-season win stung more. “Right now it...

Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray (1) is sacked by Los Angeles Rams defensive end Morgan Fox during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

Murray returns from ankle injury, can't rally Cardinals

Jan. 3, 2021 9:55 PM EST

Arizona quarterback Kyler Murray sat out most of the first three quarters with an ankle injury and when he finally returned, wasn't able to rally the Cardinals into the playoffs. Murray was hurt on the first possession Sunday and didn't return until early in the fourth quarter, when the Cardinals trailed the Los...

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Tyler Lockett (16) celebrates his touchdown with quarterback Russell Wilson (3) during the second half of an NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers, Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Wilson, Lockett help Seahawks rally for 26-23 win over 49ers

Jan. 3, 2021 9:44 PM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Seattle coach Pete Carroll said Tyler Lockett completed a “beautiful season.” Because of the veteran wide receiver's late-game heroics against San Francisco, the Seahawks are heading into the playoffs with momentum. Russell Wilson hit Lockett for two fourth-quarter...

Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Robert Woods, left, catches a pass against Arizona Cardinals middle linebacker Jordan Hicks (58) during the first half of an NFL football game in Inglewood, Calif., Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Wolford, defense lead Rams past Arizona 18-7, into playoffs

Jan. 3, 2021 9:41 PM EST

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — John Wolford's NFL debut started with an interception on his first throw. It ended with the inexperienced quarterback fearlessly leading the Los Angeles Rams back to the playoffs. And though Wolford capably did his part, everybody in the Rams' jubilant locker room realized they...

The Latest: Packers half away from clinching NFC's top seed

Jan. 3, 2021 6:10 PM EST

The Latest on Week 17 in the NFL (all times EST): ___ 5:55 p.m. The Green Bay Packers are a half away from clinching the NFC's No. 1 seed and a bye week for the playoffs. The Packers lead Chicago 21-13 at halftime, a loss that would eliminate the Bears from the playoffs. The Titans lead Houston 17-9 at halftime...