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AP source: Texans hire Ravens assistant Culley as coach

Jan. 27, 2021 11:02 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — David Culley has been hired as the coach of the Houston Texans, a person familiar with the hiring told The Associated Press. The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity Wednesday night because the hiring hasn’t been announced. It will be the first head coaching job for the...

AP source: Houston Texans hire Baltimore Ravens assistant David Culley as head coach

Jan. 27, 2021 11:00 PM EST
HOUSTON (AP) — AP source: Houston Texans hire Baltimore Ravens assistant David Culley as head coach.
FILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017 file photo, Former New York Giant Michael Strahan poses for a picture at the opening of

AP sources: Michael Strahan tests positive for COVID-19

Jan. 27, 2021 10:09 PM EST

Pro Football Hall of Famer and “Good Morning America” host Michael Strahan has tested positive for COVID-19 and is self-quarantining, according to people familiar with the situation. Strahan is currently not experiencing any severe symptoms from COVID-19. The people spoke to The Associated Press on...

FILE - Seattle Seahawks offensive tackle Chad Wheeler (75) is shown before an NFL football game against the Atlanta Falcons in Atlanta, in this Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, file photo. The Seattle Seahawks said Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021, that offensive lineman Chad Wheeler is no longer a member of the team following his arrest last weekend for investigation of domestic violence. (AP Photo/Danny Karnik, File)

Seahawks cut ties with Chad Wheeler after arrest

Jan. 27, 2021 9:07 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Former Seattle Seahawks offensive lineman Chad Wheeler was charged with first-degree domestic violence assault on Wednesday following his arrest last weekend. Wheeler was additionally charged with domestic violence unlawful imprisonment and resisting arrest by King County Prosecutors....

Ex-NFL players hold mentoring sessions with prospects

Jan. 27, 2021 8:15 PM EST

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Senior Bowl players are spending their days this week meeting with NFL teams and getting practice instructions from NFL coaches. They get a different sort of tutorial in the evenings. Former NFL players including Tony Richardson and Pro Football Hall of Famer Aeneas Williams serve as...

FILE - In this Jan. 3, 2021, file photo, Las Vegas Raiders tight end Jason Witten warms up for the team's NFL football game against the Denver Broncos in Denver. Witten says he is retiring again, apparently for good this time. The longtime Dallas Cowboys tight end who spent his final season with the Raiders told ESPN on Wednesday, Jan. 27, that he was walking away “knowing that for 17 seasons I gave it my absolute all.” (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

TE Jason Witten says he's retiring again after 17th season

Jan. 27, 2021 7:27 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Jason Witten says he is retiring again, apparently for good this time. The longtime Dallas Cowboys tight end who spent his final season with the Las Vegas Raiders in 2020 told ESPN on Wednesday that he was walking away “knowing that for 17 seasons I gave it my absolute all.” The...

Family of Maryland football player who died gets settlement

Jan. 27, 2021 6:43 PM EST

ELLICOTT CITY, Md. (AP) — After a two-year-long process, a family will be awarded a $3.5 million settlement from Maryland after their son, Jordan McNair, died during a university football practice. The Board of Public Works voted unanimously during a meeting Wednesday to approve the request from the...

Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen, right, hugs teammate Stefon Diggs during the second half of the AFC championship NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs, Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Bills have offseason needs to address with little to spend

Jan. 27, 2021 6:26 PM EST

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — After three straight offseasons of making big splashes in transforming the Bills into AFC contenders, Brandon Beane isn’t making any big promises this year. Though the Bills have needs, with the general manager specifically emphasizing a desire to bulk up Buffalo’s...

FILE - In this Friday, Aug. 28, 2020 file photo, Denver Broncos defensive backs coach Renaldo Hill takes part in drills during an NFL football practice in Englewood, Colo. Renaldo Hill is getting his first opportunity to be a defensive coordinator, but he won't be thrown into the deep end of the pool yet. Chargers head coach Brandon Staley will call the plays during games, allowing Hill to be able to progress at his own pace. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

Chargers' Hill eager for first shot as defensive coordinator

Jan. 27, 2021 6:22 PM EST

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Renaldo Hill is getting his first opportunity to be a defensive coordinator, although he won't be thrown into the deep end of the pool just yet. Los Angeles Chargers coach Brandon Staley will call the plays during games, allowing Hill to be able to progress at his own pace. It is...

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...