Latest American Football Conference News

Giants hire Bills O coordinator Brian Daboll as head coach

Jan. 28, 2022 20:30 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The co-owners of the New York Giants wanted a head coach who new general manager Joe Schoen could work well with. In hiring Bills offensive coordinator Brian Daboll on Friday, co-owners John Mara and Steve Tisch got someone who Schoen has worked with...

Man cleared in Alabama shooting of NFL player's brother

Jan. 28, 2022 20:11 PM EST

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A 24-year-old man was acquitted Friday of fatally shooting the brother of an NFL football player in 2019. After two days of deliberations, a Jefferson County jury decided Darrius Frazier fired in self-defense when he killed 27-year-old Gjamal Antonio...

Hackett brings pizzazz to Broncos -- and maybe Rodgers, too?

Jan. 28, 2022 20:09 PM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — George Paton sees Nathaniel Hackett as the booster shot the Denver Broncos desperately needed. Through nearly 20 hours of interviews in Green Bay and Denver and on Zoom, Paton said it became clear Hackett “was the right leader for the Denver Broncos and...

New York Giants hire Buffalo Bills offensive coordinator Brian Daboll as head coach

Jan. 28, 2022 19:11 PM EST
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — New York Giants hire Buffalo Bills offensive coordinator Brian Daboll as head coach.

Britt Reid's DUI trial date postponed until September

Jan. 28, 2022 17:00 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Former Kansas City Chiefs assistant coach Britt Reid will not go to trial on a felony driving while intoxicated charge until at least September. Reid was scheduled to go to trial April 18 but a Jackson County judge on Friday delayed the trial until Sept. 26....

Longtime Steelers GM Kevin Colbert stepping down after draft

Jan. 28, 2022 14:49 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger isn't the only one with longtime ties to the Pittsburgh Steelers who is stepping away. General manager Kevin Colbert, who has spent more than two decades overseeing a roster that's made the Steelers perennial contenders, is leaving after the NFL...

Rematches in conference title games. Same results? Read on

Jan. 28, 2022 13:56 PM EST

Rematches can be fun, particularly with a Super Bowl berth on the line. NFL fans get a pair of them on Sunday. Most intriguing simply for its historical significance is the 49ers at the Rams. Sure, it's a Cali kind of thing, but these are two of the proudest, most...

Young, hungry Bengals off to KC to face grizzled Chiefs

Jan. 28, 2022 10:58 AM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs have been in this position before. Walking across the cold Arrowhead Stadium parking lot, dressing in their revamped locker room, strolling through the narrow tunnel and spilling onto the field for the AFC title game. In fact, the...

Surprise: Bengals headed to Kansas City for AFC title game

Jan. 28, 2022 10:42 AM EST

CINCINNATI (10-7) at KANSAS CITY (12-5) Sunday, 3 p.m. ET, CBS BETTING LINE: Chiefs by 7, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Bengals 12-7; Chiefs 10-9. SERIES RECORD: Bengals lead 16-14. LAST MEETING:...

Panthers hire Tabor as new special teams coordinator

Jan. 28, 2022 09:18 AM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers have hired Chris Tabor from the Chicago Bears to be their new special teams coordinator. Tabor replaces Chase Blackburn, who was fired after Carolina finished 5-12 this season. Tabor has 14 years of NFL experience,...