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This combination of file photos shows Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid, left, and Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Bruce Arians during NFL football games. There’s no retirement age in the NFL, and that’s a good thing for Super Bowl-bound Kansas City and Tampa Bay. Andy Reid and Bruce Arians are two of the league’s five oldest coaches. Reid is closing in on 63; Arians turned 68 last October. They have a combined 55 years of NFL experience and spent nearly another three decades working at the college level. (AP Photo/File)

Retirement age? Super Bowl coaches just getting started

Jan. 27, 2021 5:44 PM EST

There’s no retirement age in the NFL, and that’s a good thing for Super Bowl-bound Kansas City and Tampa Bay. Andy Reid and Bruce Arians are two of the league’s five oldest coaches. Reid is closing in on 63; Arians turned 68 last October. They have a combined 55 years of NFL experience and...

FILE - In this Nov. 11, 2013, file photo, former Tampa Bay Buccaneers player Warren Sapp smiles after being inducted in the Ring of Honor ceremony during halftime in an NFL football game between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Miami Dolphins in Tampa, Fla. Hall of Famer Warren Sapp wishes the Buccaneers could pack the stands for the first Super Bowl played in a host team’s home stadium. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)

Bucs fans set to cheer inside, outside Super Bowl stadium

Jan. 27, 2021 4:26 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Warren Sapp wishes fans of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers could pack the stands for the first Super Bowl played in a host team’s home stadium. Because of coronavirus pandemic concerns, the NFL’s decision to limit capacity to 22,000 at Raymond James Stadium, and soaring prices for...

Trio of Black assistants make history as Bucs coordinators

Jan. 24, 2021 10:59 PM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are not only the first franchise to advance to a Super Bowl that’ll be played in its home stadium, they are also the first to reach the NFL title game with Black assistants leading the offense, defense and special teams. Offensive coordinator Byron...

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Chad Henne scrambles up field during the second half of an NFL divisional round football game against the Cleveland Browns, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, in Kansas City. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Analysis: Backup QBs saw plenty of action in NFL playoffs

Jan. 19, 2021 2:48 AM EST

Backup quarterbacks did more than just hold clipboards in the NFL’s divisional playoff round. Jameis Winston threw a 56-yard trick-play touchdown pass to Tre’Quan Smith on his first playoff action after 76 regular-season games over six seasons. Chad Henne, the Chiefs’ 35-year-old backup, also...

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees waves to his family and fans after an NFL divisional round playoff football game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, in New Orleans. The Buccaneers won 30-20. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

Signs point to Saints entering new era in 2021

Jan. 18, 2021 8:13 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Signs point to new era dawning for the New Orleans Saints, even if an opportunity remains to keep together much of the young core that has powered the club to four straight NFC South titles. The Saints must be ready for Drew Brees to retire after he started at quarterback for 15 years....

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) works against the New Orleans Saints during the first half of an NFL divisional round playoff football game, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

Brady, Bucs, end playoffs for Saints, Brees, 30-20

Jan. 17, 2021 11:47 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Tom Brady's best game in three tries against New Orleans kept the Buccaneers moving on in the NFL playoffs, and has Saints quarterback Drew Brees headed home — perhaps for good. Brady and the Bucs' offense turned three of four Saints turnovers into touchdowns and Tampa Bay beat...

FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2019, file photo, Kansas City Chiefs offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy greets a player during the second half of the team's AFC championship NFL football game against the New England Patriots in Kansas City, Mo. One year ago, Bieniemy and San Francisco 49ers defensive coordinator Robert Saleh missed out on the coaching carousel despite being coordinators of the two Super Bowl teams. The two figure to be near the top of many of the lists of possible head coaching candidates again this offseason when the NFL is hoping some new rules lead to more opportunities for minority coaches. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)

For non-playoff teams, important NFL offseason is underway

Jan. 6, 2021 9:36 AM EST

While 14 teams are focused on their pursuit of the Vince Lombardi Trophy with the expanded NFL playoffs set to kick off this weekend, the offseason is underway for 18 other clubs. Six teams are searching for new head coaches. Seven are looking for general managers. Quarterbacks and other star players will surely...

New Orleans Saints cornerback Marshon Lattimore celebrates after an interception during the second half of an NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Brian Blanco)

Saints passed tests of resilience heading into playoffs

Jan. 4, 2021 7:54 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton can draw encouragement from the fact that his team enters the playoffs having won 11 of 13 games despite a lack of stability at several key positions. “We are always looking to find players that will help us with some versatility,”...

Saints' Jameis Winston placed on COVID-19 reserve list

Dec. 20, 2020 2:16 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Saints have placed backup quarterback Jameis Winston on the club's COVID-19 reserve list. The move leaves the Saints with two active QBs for Sunday's game against the Kansas City Chiefs. It comes a day after the Saints moved quarterback Drew Brees from injured reserve to...

San Francisco 49ers kicker Robbie Gould, second from right, is hugged by teammates after making a game-winning field goal during the second half of an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Rams Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)

Jared Goff's turnovers endangering Rams' hopes of contention

Nov. 30, 2020 8:42 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Just when the Los Angeles Rams appeared to be solidifying into a Super Bowl contender, another loss to their toughest opponent exposed a major crack in their foundation that's been growing for a month. Their quarterback has a turnover problem, and even his head coach is calling him out...