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NFC title game a Philly reunion for 49ers DC DeMeco Ryans

Jan. 28, 2023 11:49 AM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — DeMeco Ryans' influence on the NFC championship runs through both locker rooms. Ryans finished his playing career as a linebacker for Philadelphia, earning the nickname “Mufasa” (from “The Lion King”) for the leadership skills that he taught the...

AP source: Bill O'Brien agrees to return as Patriots OC

Jan. 24, 2023 14:50 PM EST

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Bill O’Brien has agreed to return to the Patriots as their offensive coordinator, a person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press on Tuesday. The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity because the deal hasn’t been finalized. ...

Former NFL player arrested in Mississippi on kidnap charge

Jan. 16, 2023 19:47 PM EST

RIDGELAND, Miss. (AP) — A former University of Mississippi and NFL football player has been arrested in Mississippi on kidnapping charges. Jerrell Powe, 35, remained jailed Monday in the Jackson suburb of Ridgeland with no bail set. It's unclear if he has a lawyer to speak for him....

Texans interview Lions offensive coordinator Ben Johnson

Jan. 12, 2023 19:17 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans interviewed Detroit Lions offensive coordinator Ben Johnson on Thursday, making him the first announced candidate for their head coaching vacancy. Texans general manager Nick Caserio is searching for his third coach in as many years. ...

Texans' Caserio begins search for 3rd coach in three years

Jan. 09, 2023 20:41 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — As Nick Caserio embarked Monday on his third coaching search in as many years, the Houston Texans' general manager was peppered with questions about the team’s failures and how he plans to turn things around. Caserio and team owner Cal McNair addressed reporters a...

Lions appear to have bright future under coach Dan Campbell

Jan. 09, 2023 19:24 PM EST

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions opened and the closed the 2022 season with a lot of excitement and a dash of hope. The Lions were featured on HBO's “Hard Knocks” in the preseason, firing up fans who enjoyed seeing and hearing coach Dan Campbell and players such as...

Houston Texans fire coach Lovie Smith after just one season

Jan. 09, 2023 00:54 AM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Lovie Smith fought until the bitter end to help the Houston Texans to a win in the finale of a dismal season, with his fate likely already sealed. Hours later he was out of a job. Smith was fired as coach of the Texans on Sunday night after just one...

Colts' Saturday awaits coaching decision; Texans fire Smith

Jan. 09, 2023 00:43 AM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Lovie Smith called his final game as the Houston Texans coach in Sunday's season finale. Whether Indianapolis Colts interim coach Jeff Saturday also will be out remains to be seen. Just hours after the two closed out dismal seasons with a wild and...

The Houston Texans have fired coach Lovie Smith after one season.

Jan. 08, 2023 23:20 PM EST
HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans have fired coach Lovie Smith after one season.

Texans, Colts square off in battle for top-five draft picks

Jan. 05, 2023 18:53 PM EST

HOUSTON (2-13-1) at INDIANAPOLIS (4-11-1) Sunday, 1 p.m. EST, CBS FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NFL LINE: Colts by 2½ AGAINST THE SPREAD: Texans 6-10; Colts 6-10. SERIES RECORD: Colts lead 31-9-1. LAST MEETING: Colts and Texans tied...