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Colts fan starts petition to stop Saturday's coaching path

Jan. 26, 2023 20:16 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Jeff Saturday was a fan favorite when he played for the Indianapolis Colts. Maybe not so much these days. After going 1-7 as the interim coach and being brought in for a second interview to keep the job next fall, one Colts fans started an online...

Quinn returning to lead defense as Cowboys shuffle coaches

Jan. 26, 2023 19:01 PM EST

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — A shuffling of the coaching staff for the Dallas Cowboys won't include defensive coordinator Dan Quinn, who is returning after another year of receiving interest from teams seeking head coaches. Coach Mike McCarthy said the club's decision not to renew the...

Eagles, 49ers ride QBs Hurts, Purdy to brink of Super bowl

Jan. 26, 2023 18:02 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The late-game meltdowns stick in San Francisco. Take the Super Bowl against Kansas City following the 2019 season. The 49ers became the third team in Super Bowl history to cough up a 10-point lead in the second half and lost to the Chiefs. Or last season’s NFC...

Panthers hire Frank Reich over Steve Wilks as head coach

Jan. 26, 2023 17:30 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Frank Reich is returning to the Carolina Panthers as their coach, more than 27 years after starting the franchise's first game at quarterback in 1995. The Panthers announced Thursday they've agreed to terms with Reich to become the sixth head coach in...

Bengals return to Kansas City for another AFC title game

Jan. 26, 2023 17:23 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs have lost three straight games to the Cincinnati Bengals, including last year’s AFC title game, when they blew an early 21-3 lead in an overtime defeat before a sea of stunned fans inside Arrowhead Stadium. Patrick Mahomes, who...

Final 4 NFL teams all feature offensive-minded head coaches

Jan. 26, 2023 17:01 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Chris Foerster had spent nearly two decades as an assistant in the NFL when he first crossed paths with Kyle Shanahan long before he became one of the NFL's most-accomplished play-callers. Shanahan was in his third year as an offensive coordinator in the...

49ers' McCaffrey misses another practice, but vows to play

Jan. 26, 2023 16:28 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco 49ers star running back Christian McCaffrey missed his second straight practice with a calf injury but said he will be available for the NFC title game. McCaffrey played through the calf injury during a divisional-round win over Dallas but...

Jets hire former Broncos coach Hackett to run offense

Jan. 26, 2023 14:00 PM EST

The New York Jets have their new offensive play caller. Next up: finding their quarterback. Former Denver Broncos coach Nathaniel Hackett was hired Thursday as the Jets' offensive coordinator to replace Mike LaFleur after coach Robert Saleh interviewed more than 15 candidates for the...

Rooney: Steelers' late push led to decision to retain Canada

Jan. 26, 2023 16:10 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Art Rooney II wants the Pittsburgh Steelers to score more points. He's confident the partnership between offensive coordinator Matt Canada and quarterback Kenny Pickett can make it happen. The Steelers president pointed to Pittsburgh's surge to a 9-8 finish...

Joe Burrow, Bengals go for 4-0 vs. KC in AFC title rematch

Jan. 26, 2023 15:31 PM EST

The Bengals and Chiefs have become familiar foes. When the teams face off Sunday in Kansas City to determine the AFC champion, it’ll be their fourth meeting in 393 days and a rematch of last year’s conference title game. The No. 1 seed Chiefs (15-3) dropped all...