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AP source: Broncos get Payton as coach in deal with Saints

Jan. 31, 2023 17:51 PM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos have agreed to a deal with the New Orleans Saints that will make Sean Payton their head coach, a person with knowledge of the accord said Tuesday. The person, who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the teams...

Analysis: Mahomes, Hurts set for historic Super Bowl matchup

Jan. 30, 2023 07:56 AM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Black quarterbacks have come a long way in the NFL since Fritz Pollard became the first to play in the league in 1923 and Doug Williams was the first to start and win a Super Bowl following the 1987 season. Now, Patrick Mahomes and Jalen Hurts will be the first...

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...

Mahomes the old man among 4 NFL conference title game QBs

Jan. 25, 2023 09:31 AM EST

Patrick Mahomes will be the old man among the starting quarterbacks in the conference title games. The 27-year-old All-Pro for Kansas City is the oldest member of one of the youngest groups of starting quarterbacks to make it to this round. The other three scheduled...

Purdy, Lawrence, Jones have memorable NFL playoff debuts

Jan. 18, 2023 10:26 AM EST

A trio of NFL playoff quarterback newcomers provided some memorable playoff moments. Brock Purdy, Trevor Lawrence and Daniel Jones all won in their first career starts in the postseason with performances for the history books. This marked the first time since the 2017 season that...

Seahawks excited about future after surprising playoff berth

Jan. 16, 2023 17:02 PM EST

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — In the moments after seeing the season end in the first round of the playoffs, Pete Carroll was already looking ahead to what the future could bring. The oldest coach in the league isn’t planning on slowing down and for good reason. The Seattle Seahawks have...

Wild-card weekend features 6 rematches, 3 division games

Jan. 11, 2023 18:50 PM EST

Wild-card weekend is all about familiarity. All six games feature teams that already faced off this season, including three matchups between division rivals going head-to-head for the third time and two clubs playing each other in back-to-back weeks. Bust out the...

Seahawks unexpected playoff spot validates offseason choices

Jan. 09, 2023 20:25 PM EST

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Ten months to the day the Seattle Seahawks entered the next chapter of their history, they qualified for the playoffs in a season where pundits believed they would be in the league’s basement. On March 8, 2022, Seattle started that new chapter with the...

Wilson pledges a 2023 comeback; Broncos search for new coach

Jan. 09, 2023 20:07 PM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Russell Wilson pledged to bounce back from his dud of a Denver debut while the Broncos look for a coach to replace the one who bombed so spectacularly that he didn't even make it through his first season. The Broncos (5-12) extended their playoff drought to...

Wilson, Broncos beat Herbert, playoff-bound Chargers 31-28

Jan. 09, 2023 00:02 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — If this was a sign of what's to come in 2023 in Denver, Russell Wilson and the Broncos faithful can breathe easier this offseason. Wilson rediscovered some of his magic Sunday, throwing for three touchdowns and a trio of bull's-eye deep balls that each covered more...