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Patriots coach Jerod Mayo's new staff a mix of youth, vets and connections to executive Eliot Wolf

Feb. 21, 2024 18:54 PM EST

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Jerod Mayo was clear when he was hired as the New England Patriots new coach that he wanted to empower his new staff with the freedom to have a voice both on the sideline and in the meeting rooms. His new trio of coordinators said Wednesday that they are...

Patriots captain Matthew Slater announces retirement after 16 seasons, 3 Super Bowl titles

Feb. 20, 2024 14:09 PM EST

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — For more than a decade, Matthew Slater was universally celebrated as being the emotional centerpiece of the New England Patriots’ locker room, building a resume as one of the league’s most-decorated special teams players. After 16 NFL seasons, he says...

Next hurdle for the champion Chiefs is the 1st Super Bowl 3-peat

Feb. 14, 2024 06:05 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Inside the Numbers dives into NFL statistics, streaks and trends each week. For more Inside the Numbers, head here. ___ The Kansas City Chiefs ended a nearly two-decade drought without a repeat champion in the NFL. Now they will go for...

Chiefs fans are hoping for a Taylor Swift appearance at victory parade. But her schedule is tight

Feb. 12, 2024 18:51 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Stacey Stauch has one question on her mind as the Kansas City Chiefs prepare to celebrate their third Super Bowl title in five seasons with a parade. “We’re all wondering: Will Taylor show up?” the paralegal said during a trip to the Chiefs-bedecked...

Andy Reid builds on his legacy with a third Super Bowl title and an eye on the future

Feb. 12, 2024 16:41 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Michael Vick once played for coach Andy Reid in Philadelphia, and when he saw the potential of a young Patrick Mahomes, he knew that enormous talent was in good hands. “I remember the first thing he said: ‘Hey, you’re going to be special. Look at that big man...

How the Chiefs shape their roster will be a top story to follow in the offseason

Feb. 12, 2024 09:56 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs are a dynasty and already are looking to become the first team to three-peat in the Super Bowl era. They’re underdogs to do it. Getting to New Orleans to play for the Vince Lombardi Trophy next February will be difficult for...

Boston College hires former NFL head coach and Ohio State assistant Bill O'Brien to lead Eagles

Feb. 09, 2024 20:34 PM EST

Boston College hired Bill O’Brien to be its head coach on Friday, luring the former Houston Texans boss back to his hometown and away from a job as an assistant on the Ohio State staff he had accepted just last month. “Bill is a gifted leader who has had a tremendous amount of...

Three-time Super Bowl champ Dont'a Hightower returning to Patriots as linebackers coach

Feb. 09, 2024 18:38 PM EST

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Former New England Patriots linebacker and three-time Super Bowl champion Dont'a Hightower is joining new coach Jerod Mayo's staff as an assistant. Hightower and his agency confirmed Friday he would be joining the Patriots to coach his old position. ...

Falcons owner Blank says Bill Belichick never asked for player personnel control in interviews

Feb. 09, 2024 17:04 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Bill Belichick made no demands for additional authority during his two interviews with Atlanta in the coach search that led to the hiring of Raheem Morris, according to Falcons owner Arthur Blank. Speaking for the first time on Friday about the search, Blank said...

What a comeback! Three longtime friends have attended every Super Bowl — and don't intend to stop

Feb. 09, 2024 13:32 PM EST

KENNEBUNK, Maine (AP) — As long as they still have each other, they're still going to go to every Super Bowl. That's the sentiment shared by three friends who say they are the final fans who can claim membership in the exclusive “never missed a Super Bowl” club. And they're...