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Longtime offensive line coach Dante Scarnecchia retires

Jan. 28, 2020 11:05 PM EST

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — New England offensive line coach Dante Scarnecchia, the league's longest-tenured coach with the same team, has retired. Considered one of the best O-line coaches in NFL history, he spent 34 seasons with the Patriots and 36 in the league. “Dante Scarnecchia has been...

Rating Super Bowls: Classics, Memorables and Duds

Jan. 26, 2020 12:31 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Not all Super Bowls are super. Some are classics, some are memorable but not quite fit for total greatness. Some have elements making them noteworthy, but otherwise won't make many championship scrapbooks (except with fans of the winners). And some are outright duds. Here's a look at America's...

Helmets for the Kansas City Chiefs and the Tennessee Titans are displayed during a news conference for this weeks NFL conference championship football game at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Tom Brady most dominant player in AFC championship history

Jan. 18, 2020 12:29 PM EST

Tom Brady has been synonymous with the AFC championship for the last two decades. Thirteen times he played for the Lamar Hunt Trophy and nine times he won it, besting MVP Patrick Mahomes in overtime, upending Blake Bortles in a classic comeback, denying Andrew Luck and Philip Rivers trips to the Super Bowl,...

FILE - In this March 8, 2006, file photo, then-NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue smiles while addressing the media at an NFL owners meeting in Grapevine, Texas. Former NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue has made the Pro Football Hall of Fame in his fifth attempt. Tagliabue and former New York Giants general manager George Young made it as contributors. Ex-Dallas Cowboys safety Cliff Harris and former Cleveland receiver Mac Speedie completed the centennial class announced Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020. The class of 10 senior candidates, three contributors and two coaches are part of the hall's celebration of the NFL's 100th season. (AP Photo/D.J. Peters, File)

Tagliabue, NFL Films' Sabol headed to Hall of Fame

Jan. 15, 2020 11:06 AM EST

Former NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue has made the Pro Football Hall of Fame in his fifth attempt. Tagliabue and former New York Giants general manager George Young made it to the hall in Canton, Ohio, as contributors. Ex-Dallas Cowboys safety Cliff Harris and former Cleveland receiver Mac Speedie completed the...

FILE - In this Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018, file photo, Minnesota Vikings interim offensive coordinator Kevin Stefanski watches from the sideline during the first half of an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins in Minneapolis. With the Carolina Panthers and New York Giants completing coaching hires on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020, the Cleveland Browns job vacancy will be the last NFL opening filled. It's still unclear how quickly that will happen. The Browns, who fired Freddie Kitchens after just one season, are in the second week of interviews and have scheduled meetings this week with Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels and Vikings coordinator Kevin Stefanski.  (AP Photo/Bruce Kluckhohn, File)

Browns' coaching search nearing end, GM interviews planned

Jan. 11, 2020 9:39 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns' two-week-old coaching search has come into focus, and perhaps may soon come to an end. Cleveland appears to have narrowed its list of candidates to three presumed finalists — 49ers defensive coordinator Robert Saleh, Vikings defensive coordinator Kevin Stefanski and...

Raiders sign OL Denzelle Good to 1-year extension

Jan. 9, 2020 8:17 PM EST

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders signed offensive lineman Denzelle Good to a one-year contract extension on Thursday. Good originally joined the Raiders after being claimed off waivers from the Indianapolis Colts late in the 2018 season. He played 16 games this season for Oakland and started...

FILE in this Nov. 18, 2018, file photo, former Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Reggie Wayne during a Colts Ring of Honor ceremony during the halftime of an NFL football game between the Indianapolis Colts and the Tennessee Titans in Indianapolis. First-time eligibles Wayne and Troy Polamalu are among 15 finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame's modern-day 2020 class. (AP Photo/AJ Mast, File)

Wayne, Polamalu finalists for HOF 2020 in 1st year eligible

Jan. 2, 2020 7:04 PM EST

Reggie Wayne and Troy Polamalu are among 15 finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame's modern-day 2020 class. The former Colts receiver and Steelers safety are joined by five others who have never been finalists: Packers safety LeRoy Butler; Rams receiver Torry Holt; Panthers linebacker Sam Mills; Dolphins...

Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker Josh Allen, right, sacks Indianapolis Colts quarterback Jacoby Brissett (7) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

Ballard to remain patient about Colts quarterback options

Jan. 2, 2020 1:11 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts are willing to give Jacoby Brissett another full season to prove himself. It doesn't mean they're out of the quarterback market. General manager Chris Ballard acknowledged during Thursday's season-ending news conference that Indy's passing game needs to improve...

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson answers questions during a news conference after the Ravens defeated the Cleveland Browns in an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)

Brady, Patriots don't get usual R&R heading into playoffs

Jan. 1, 2020 4:39 PM EST

Tom Brady and the defending champion New England Patriots aren't getting their usual bye week to rest, relax and recharge. Lamar Jackson and the Baltimore Ravens earned the AFC's top seed for the first time since the current playoff format was adopted in 1990. Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs earned the...

Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker Josh Allen, right, sacks Indianapolis Colts quarterback Jacoby Brissett (7) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

Reich hoping season's challenges make Colts better team

Dec. 30, 2019 3:22 PM EST

The Indianapolis Colts started this season with Andrew Luck's impromptu retirement announcement. They finished it with a thud. For the fourth time in five years they missed the playoffs, and for the second time in three years they finished with a losing record — this time after starting 5-2. “A lot...