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FILE - In this Jan. 1, 2020, file photo, Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh paces the sideline during the second half of the Citrus Bowl NCAA college football game against Alabama in Orlando, Fla. Michigan has decided to stick with Harbaugh. He has finalized a new, five-year deal with a base salary of $4 million per year. He can make as much as $8 million with incentives, according to a person familiar with the contract who spoke to The Associated Press. (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)

Harbaugh's new-look staff at Michigan adds coach Ron Bellamy

Jan. 25, 2021 7:58 PM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh has added wide receivers coach Ron Bellamy, completing his new-look staff. Harbaugh made the announcement Monday night, adding he will coach the team's quarterbacks. Harbaugh says contract extensions were agreed to with Jay Harbaugh, his son, and Sherrone...

FILE - In this Sept. 2, 2020, file photo, New Orleans Saints quarterbacks coach Joe Lombardi, right, laughs with offensive coordinator Pete Carmichael during practice at their NFL football training facility in Metairie, La. The Los Angeles Chargers announced on Monday, Jan. 25, 2021, they have agreed to terms with Lombardi as offensive coordinator, Renaldo Hill as defensive coordinator and Derius Swinton II as special teams coordinator. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, Pool, File)

Lombardi, Hill and Swinton join Chargers as coordinators

Jan. 25, 2021 7:40 PM EST

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — New Los Angeles Chargers coach Brandon Staley has started building his staff by naming his coordinators. The Chargers announced on Monday they have agreed to terms with Joe Lombardi as offensive coordinator, Renaldo Hill as defensive coordinator and Derius Swinton II as special...

Panthers hire Sean Ryan to coach quarterbacks

Jan. 25, 2021 6:46 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Panthers have hired Sean Ryan as quarterbacks coach and Tony Sparano Jr. as assistant offensive line coach, and announced that defensive line coach Mike Phair will not return next season. Ryan replaces coach Jake Peetz, who left to become the offensive coordinator at LSU. Sparano...

Steelers promote QB coach Canada to offensive coordinator

Jan. 25, 2021 6:00 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers didn't look very far to find a new offensive coordinator, promoting quarterbacks coach Matt Canada to the position on Monday to replace Randy Fichtner. The Steelers opted not to renew Fichtner's contract following a first-round playoff loss to Cleveland. Pittsburgh...

Ole Miss hires Baker as passing game coordinator/TEs coach

Jan. 25, 2021 5:41 PM EST

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi coach Lane Kiffin has hired John David Baker as passing game coordinator and tight ends coach. Baker spent the last two seasons at Southern California, where he was tight ends coach last season. His hiring was announced on Monday. Baker was an offensive quality control...

Alabama hires ex-Jacksonville coach Marrone as assistant

Jan. 25, 2021 5:07 PM EST

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama coach Nick Saban has added another former NFL head coach to his offensive staff. Saban announced Monday the hiring of ex-Jacksonville Jaguars and Buffalo Bills coach Doug Marrone to coach the offensive line. Marrone joins new offensive coordinator and former Houston Texans...

FILE - In this Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018, file photo, Indianapolis Colts assistant quarterbacks coach Marcus Brady is shown on the field before an NFL football game  against the Jacksonville Jaguars, in Jacksonville, Fla. The Indianapolis Colts made it official Monday, Jan. 25, 2021. Quarterbacks coach Marcus Brady has been promoted to offensive coordinator. He will become the NFL's third Black offensive coordinator, replacing Nick Sirianni who took the Philadelphia Eagles coaching job last week.(AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)

Colts promote quarterbacks coach to offensive coordinator

Jan. 25, 2021 3:24 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts made it official Monday: quarterbacks coach Marcus Brady has been promoted to offensive coordinator. He will become the NFL's third Black offensive coordinator, replacing Nick Sirianni who took the Philadelphia Eagles head coaching job last week. The other two...

FILE- In this Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019, file photo, Indianapolis Colts offensive coordinator Nick Sirianni speaks during a news conference at the NFL football team's facility in Indianapolis. The Philadelphia Eagles are nearing a deal to hire Nick Sirianni to be their head coach, according to two people familiar with the decision. Both people spoke to The Associated Press Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, on condition of anonymity because the team hasn't officially announced the hiring.  (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)

Eagles hire Colts OC Nick Sirianni as head coach

Jan. 24, 2021 1:25 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Three days after choosing Nick Sirianni to be their new coach, the Philadelphia Eagles made it official. The team announced Sirianni's hiring on Sunday, posting on Twitter a photo of Sirianni wearing an Eagles visor and the caption: “Copped ourselves a head coach.”...

Lions hire Aaron Glenn as defensive coordinator

Jan. 23, 2021 6:39 PM EST

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions hired Aaron Glenn to be their defensive coordinator. The Lions announced the move Saturday. Glenn joins new coach Dan Campbell's staff after spending the past five seasons as the secondary coach for the New Orleans Saints. Before his tenure in New Orleans, Glenn...

FILE - In this Nov. 1, 2020, file photo, then-San Francisco 49ers defensive coordinator Robert Saleh cheers on his team from the sideline during the first half of an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks, in Seattle. The New York Jets' new head coach is charged with turning around the fortunes of a franchise that has missed out on the playoffs the past 10 seasons — the NFL's longest active drought — and has a few generations of frustrated fans impatiently waiting for at least a chance at another Super Bowl. After all, it has been 52 years and counting.  (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear, File)

Saleh begins tough task of changing Jets' identity, culture

Jan. 23, 2021 2:52 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The toughest part of the job begins now for Robert Saleh. The New York Jets' new head coach is charged with helping turn around the fortunes of a franchise that has missed out on the playoffs the past 10 seasons — the NFL's longest active drought — and has a few generations of...