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FILE - In this Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020, file photo, Los Angeles Rams defensive coordinator Brandon Staley watches his players before an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins in Miami Gardens, Fla. On Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, the Los Angeles Chargers hired Staley to become the team's head coach. (AP Photo/Doug Murray, File)

Chargers hire Rams DC Brandon Staley as head coach

Jan. 18, 2021 12:30 AM EST

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Brandon Staley won't have to move that far for his first head coaching opportunity. Staley agreed to become the Los Angeles Chargers' coach on Sunday night after one season as the defensive coordinator for the crosstown Rams. The Chargers made the decision to hire Staley after...

Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt (99) and quarterback Deshaun Watson (4) walk off the field after an NFL football game against the Tennessee Titans Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, in Houston. The Titans won 41-38. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)

Johnson, Hopkins voice support for Watson amid trade rumors

Jan. 12, 2021 6:11 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Andre Johnson and DeAndre Hopkins have weighed in on reports that Deshaun Watson is unhappy and wants to be traded by the Houston Texans. Reports from ESPN and the NFL Network surfaced last week that Watson was upset that owner Cal McNair didn’t take his opinion into consideration...

Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt (99) and quarterback Deshaun Watson (4) walk off the field after an NFL football game against the Tennessee Titans Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, in Houston. The Titans won 41-38. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)

Caserio introduced as Texans GM amid Watson trade rumors

Jan. 8, 2021 6:56 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Nick Caserio's introductory news conference as the Houston Texans' general manager was dominated by questions about whether Deshaun Watson wants out. Caserio, a longtime executive with the New England Patriots, was hired on Thursday to replace Bill O’Brien, who served as both coach...

FILE - Carolina Panthers head coach Matt Rhule, left, and offensive coordinator Joe Brady watch from the sideline during an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions in Charlotte, N.C., in this, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, file photo. Panthers offensive coordinator Joe Brady is becoming a popular name for NFL teams seeking to fill head coaching vacancies. A person familiar with the situation says the Chargers, Falcons and Texans have all asked for and received permission from the Panthers to interview Brady for their head coaching jobs. (AP Photo/Brian Westerholt, File)

Falcons interview Hackett, Brady for head coaching job

Jan. 7, 2021 10:07 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons have interviewed a pair of offensive coordinators, Nathaniel Hackett of the Green Bay Packers and Joe Brady of the Carolina Panthers, for their head coaching job. The Falcons conducted a virtual interview with Hackett on Thursday, one day after meeting virtually with...

Houston Texans hire Patriots exec Caserio as general manager

Jan. 7, 2021 10:36 AM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Nick Caserio has been hired as the general manager of the Houston Texans. Caserio, a longtime executive with the New England Patriots, replaces Bill O’Brien, who was the team’s coach and general manager before he was fired after this season's 0-4 start. Caserio has spent the...

Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank, left, hugs head coach Raheem Morris before an NFL football game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Jason Behnken)

Falcons interview Rams' Holmes, Colts' Brown in GM search

Jan. 5, 2021 5:38 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons have interviewed two directors of college scouting, Brad Holmes of the Los Angeles Rams and Morocco Brown of the Indianapolis Colts, for their general manager position. The Falcons announced Tuesday they conducted virtual interviews with Holmes and Brown. Atlanta is...

Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt (99) and quarterback Deshaun Watson (4) walk off the field after an NFL football game against the Tennessee Titans Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, in Houston. The Titans won 41-38. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)

Texans set with QB Watson; most everything else in question

Jan. 4, 2021 8:22 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans know Deshaun Watson is the quarterback they need to lead them next year and beyond. After that, things are a lot murkier for the franchise, which finished this season at 4-12 after winning the AFC South the previous two years. First on the list of priorities for the Texans...

Bills add receiver depth by signing Stills to practice squad

Jan. 4, 2021 12:45 PM EST

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills signed receiver Kenny Stills to their practice squad on Monday, adding valuable experienced depth to their roster in time for the playoffs. Stills is an eighth-year player who was cut by the Texans in late November after having difficulty establishing a role in...

Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry (22) runs for a first down against the Houston Texans during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, in Houston. (AP Photo/Sam Craft)

Derrick Henry becomes 8th player with 2,000 yards rushing

Jan. 3, 2021 10:11 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — King Henry added another jewel to his crown. Already a back-to-back rushing champ before the game even started, Derrick Henry became the eighth player in NFL history to run for 2,000 yards in a season, finishing with a career-high 250 yards as the Titans beat the Houston Texans 41-38 on...

Tennessee Titans kicker Sam Sloman (2) kicks a 37-yard game-winning field goal against the Houston Texans during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, in Houston. The Titans won 41-38. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)

Henry passes 2K, Titans beat Texans 41-38 on late field goal

Jan. 3, 2021 10:06 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Derrick Henry ran into the NFL record books with the best game of his career on Sunday. But it was a lucky bounce that gave the Tennessee Titans a win over Houston Texans and their first AFC South title since 2008. Henry ran for a career-high 250 yards to surpass 2,000 yards rushing and...