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Column: Six Degrees of Wilks connects dots of NFL racism

Jan. 27, 2023 15:28 PM EST

Let's play Six Degrees of Steve Wilks, a quick and easy way to connect the dots of racism in the NFL head coaching ranks. — We'll start with Kliff Kingsbury, a white coach who was fired by Texas Tech in 2018 and somehow wound up as head man of the Arizona Cardinals the very next...

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...

Watson, Browns regroup following season shaped by suspension

Jan. 09, 2023 19:54 PM EST

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Deshaun Watson is dealing with another suspension, this one not nearly as personal or punishing as the last. His abridged first season with the Cleveland Browns is over. He's on another extended break. One day after a 28-14 loss in...

Browns fire defensive coordinator Joe Woods after 3 seasons

Jan. 09, 2023 14:42 PM EST

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Joe Woods took the fall for the Cleveland Browns falling flat again. Cleveland fired its embattled defensive coordinator on Monday as his group's communication issues and inability to stop the run had a major role in the Browns finishing 7-10 and missing the...

At 7-10, Browns short of expectations for 2nd straight year

Jan. 08, 2023 20:19 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett said he’s optimistic about the future of the organization, but admitted Sunday he’ll be “frustrated as hell” for the next several weeks as he watches other players live their dreams during the playoffs. ...

Steelers beat Browns 28-14 but miss out on playoffs

Jan. 08, 2023 20:05 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers spent the second half of the season digging their way out of a deep hole, but they finally encountered one obstacle they couldn't overcome. The out-of-town scoreboard at Acrisure Stadium. Just as the clock hit zero to finish...

Steelers still eyeing playoffs as Browns visit in finale

Jan. 06, 2023 16:20 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — When November began, the Pittsburgh Steelers were lifeless and listless at 2-6, searching for a chance to get back to “respectability,” as longtime coach Mike Tomlin put it. The Steelers did more than that over the following two months. They've entered the...

Steelers going for playoff spot as Browns visit in finale

Jan. 06, 2023 16:19 PM EST

CLEVELAND (7-9) at PITTSBURGH (8-8) Sunday, 1 p.m. EST, CBS FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NFL LINE: Steelers by 2 1/2. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Browns 8-8; Pittsburgh 9-6-1. SERIES RECORD: Steelers lead 77-61-1. LAST MEETING: Browns beat...

Watson gives Browns glimpse of future with 3-TD performance

Jan. 02, 2023 18:08 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Deshaun Watson signed with the Browns back in March amid fanfare blended with controversy and curiosity. He didn't really arrive until the second half Sunday. Finally looking like the elite quarterback Cleveland mortgaged its future for, Watson threw...

Wentz, Commanders lose to Browns, eliminated from contention

Jan. 01, 2023 19:24 PM EST

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Fans booed Carson Wentz and chanted for Taylor Heinicke to no avail while it was becoming abundantly clear Ron Rivera's quarterback change backfired on the Washington Commanders. It snowballed so badly, it turned into a loss and the end of their playoff...