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FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2019, file photo, Los Angeles Rams' Nickell Robey-Coleman breaks up a pass intended for New Orleans Saints' Tommylee Lewis during the second half of the NFL football NFC championship game in New Orleans. With “The Catch” that sent San Francisco to its first Super Bowl and “The Blown Call” that kept New Orleans at home, NFC championship games have two seminal moments that rank with just about any in postseason history. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)

NFL at 100: 2 iconic moments mark history of NFC title games

Jan. 16, 2020 3:18 PM EST

With “The Catch” that sent San Francisco to its first Super Bowl and “The Blown Call” that kept New Orleans at home, NFC championship games have two seminal moments that rank with just about any in postseason history. There's plenty to remember from the 37 years separating those plays,...

FILE - In this July 26, 2018, file photo, Cleveland Browns quarterbacks coach Ken Zampese, right, talks with quarterback Baker Mayfield at the NFL football team's training camp facility, in Berea, Ohio. The Washington Redskins have hired Ken Zampese as their quarterbacks coach on Ron Rivera's new-look staff. The team revealed Rivera's full staff on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)

Zampese joins Redskins as QBs coach on Rivera's staff

Jan. 15, 2020 6:22 PM EST

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Ken Zampese was hired as the Washington Redskins' quarterbacks coach on Wednesday with Ron Rivera filling out his new-look staff. Zampese and new offensive coordinator Scott Turner are now tasked with figuring out what to do with 2019 first-round pick Dwayne Haskins. Rivera said Haskins...

Redskins promote Kyle Smith to VP of player personnel

Jan. 13, 2020 4:52 PM EST

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — The Washington Redskins continued their organizational overhaul Monday by promoting Kyle Smith to vice president of player personnel. The son of former NFL general manager A.J. Smith spent the past three seasons in charge of college scouting and the draft. In his new role, Smith will...

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) reacts after a Chiefs' touchdown during the first half of an NFL divisional playoff football game against the Houston Texans, in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Texans-KC set NFL playoff record with 52 points in 1st half

Jan. 12, 2020 5:19 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Texans and Chiefs set a postseason record for combined points in the first half on Sunday when the Chiefs rallied from a 24-0 first-quarter deficit to take a 28-24 lead into the locker room. The 52 points eclipsed the 49 set by the New Orleans Saints and Arizona Cardinals in the...

Buffalo Bills hire Eric Washington to coach defensive line

Jan. 10, 2020 12:39 PM EST

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills hired former Carolina Panthers defensive coordinator Eric Washington on Friday to become their defensive line coach. Washington has 12 years of NFL coaching experience. His future with the Panthers was uncertain under newly hired coach Matt Rhule. Washington...

Washington Redskins head coach Ron Rivera speaks during a news conference at the team's NFL football training facility, Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020 in Ashburn, Va. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Redskins hire former Panthers exec Rogers, Schaffer leaves

Jan. 9, 2020 6:10 PM EST

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — The Washington Redskins made their latest move Thursday in an organizational overhaul by hiring former Carolina Panthers executive Rob Rogers as senior vice president of football administration. Rogers fills a key role in the front office vacated by the departure of senior vice...

FILE - In this Aug. 24, 2018, file photo, Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy watches during the first half of an NFL preseason football game against the Oakland Raiders, in Oakland, Calif. The Dallas Cowboys didn't take long to settle on Mike McCarthy as their coach after waiting a week to announce they were moving on from Jason Garrett. McCarthy, who won a Super Bowl at the home of the Cowboys nine years ago as Green Bay's coach, has agreed to become the ninth coach in team history, a person with direct knowledge of the deal said Monday, Jan. 6, 2020. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the team hasn't announced the move. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)

Head coaching hires ranging from experienced to newcomers

Jan. 7, 2020 5:55 PM EST

The Cowboys and Redskins went the experience route in their head coaching searches. The Giants and Panthers apparently are comfortable with newcomers to the job. Dallas replaced Jason Garrett with a Super Bowl winner, Mike McCarthy, who was as successful in Green Bay as anyone this side of Vince Lombardi....

Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder, left, and his wife Tanya Snyder, listen to head coach Ron Rivera during a news conference at the team's NFL football training facility, Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020 in Ashburn, Va. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Redskins' Snyder promises new culture with Rivera as coach

Jan. 2, 2020 5:45 PM EST

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Ron Rivera's tenure as Washington Redskins head coach promises to bring major changes at least from his immediate predecessor, Jay Gruden. Whether he can build the consistent winning team that has eluded Dan Snyder in two decades as owner remains to be seen. Snyder, who rarely speaks...

Cincinnati Bengals head coach Zac Taylor speaks during a news conference after an NFL football game against the Cleveland Browns, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, in Cincinnati. The Bengals won 33-23. (AP Photo/Gary Landers)

Bengals, Lions staffs to coach in Senior Bowl

Jan. 2, 2020 4:23 PM EST

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — The staffs of the Cincinnati Bengals and Detroit Lions will coach the Senior Bowl teams. The Senior Bowl announced the coaches, who are assigned by the NFL, on Thursday. Coach Zac Taylor and the Bengals hold the No. 1 pick in the draft and Matt Patricia's Lions pick third. The Senior...

FILE - In this Dec. 10, 2017, file photo, Oakland Raiders head coach Jack Del Rio watches during the second half of an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs, in Kansas City, Mo. The Washington Redskins have hired Jack Del Rio as defensive coordinator. The Redskins added the former head coach of the Oakland Raiders on Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020, a day after hiring Ron Rivera as head coach. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)

FBN--Redskins-Del Rio

Jan. 2, 2020 12:10 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Redskins have hired Jack Del Rio as defensive coordinator. The Redskins added the former head coach of the Oakland Raiders on Thursday, a day after hiring Ron Rivera as head coach. Del Rio was Raiders coach (2015-17), Denver defensive coordinator (2012-14), Jacksonville...