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FILE - San Francisco 49ers defensive coordinator Robert Saleh is shown during an NFL football game against Arizona Cardinals, in Santa Clara, Calif., in this Sept. 13, 2020, file photo. The search for a new coach continues for the New York Jets after they completed an in-person interview with San Francisco 49ers defensive coordinator Robert Saleh on Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021, without apparently reaching a deal.(AP Photo/Tony Avelar, File)

Jets hire 49ers defensive coordinator Robert Saleh as coach

Jan. 15, 2021 1:33 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets were searching for a leader, someone who could bring a frustrated, playoff-starved franchise back to respectability. They think they found their guy in Robert Saleh. The Jets reached an agreement in principle with the popular and energetic San Francisco 49ers defensive...

Panthers make it official: Scott Fitterer is their new GM

Jan. 14, 2021 10:30 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Panthers have hired Seattle Seahawks vice president of football operations Scott Fitterer to become their new general manager. The team said Fitterer agreed to a five-year contract late Thursday night after being offered earlier in the day. “We thought Scott was the best...

The New York Jets have reached an agreement in principle with 49ers assistant Robert Saleh to become their head coach.

Jan. 14, 2021 10:27 PM EST
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets have reached an agreement in principle with 49ers assistant Robert Saleh to become their head coach.

The New York Jets have reached an agreement in principle with 49ers assistant Robert Saleh to become their head coach.

Jan. 14, 2021 10:27 PM EST
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets have reached an agreement in principle with 49ers assistant Robert Saleh to become their head coach.
FILE - Villanova head coach Jay Wright gestures during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Georgetown in Washington, in this Saturday, March 7, 2020, file photo. Villanova coach Jay Wright was set to return to practice Tuesday following his bout with COVID-19. Those plans are on hold after two players tested positive Monday, Jan. 4, 2021, and the Wildcats were forced to postpone their next three games. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)

The Latest: South Carolina coach Martin to miss game at LSU

Jan. 14, 2021 8:05 PM EST

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ South Carolina basketball coach Frank Martin and two other staffers will not travel with the Gamecocks for a game Saturday night at LSU. The school said Martin, assistant coach Chuck Martin and Doug Edwards, who’s in...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Leonard Fournette (28) is taken down by Washington Football Team middle linebacker Jon Bostic (53) during the first half of an NFL wild-card playoff football game, Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Leonard Fournette grateful for second chance with Buccaneers

Jan. 14, 2021 7:52 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — When Leonard Fournette suddenly found himself out of work, one of the first people who reached out to the former Jacksonville Jaguars running back was Tom Brady. The six-time Super Bowl-winning quarterback thought he’d be a nice addition to a talented group of playmakers being...

FILE - Ohio State NCAA college football head coach Urban Meyer answers questions during a news conference announcing his retirement in Columbus, Ohio, in this Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, file photo. A person familiar with the search says Urban Meyer and the Jacksonville Jaguars are working toward finalizing a deal to make him the team's next head coach. The person spoke to The Associated Press on the condition of anonymity Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021, because a formal agreement was not yet in place. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete, File)

Urban Hire: Meyer returns to sidelines with NFL's Jaguars

Jan. 14, 2021 7:42 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Urban Meyer has won everywhere he’s coached. Small colleges. Big-time programs. He’s been a difference maker at each stop during his storied career. He’s ready to try something new: the NFL. Meyer agreed to become head coach of the Jacksonville Jaguars on...

Los Angeles Rams cornerback Jalen Ramsey (20) defends a pass intended for Arizona Cardinals wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins (10) during the second half of an NFL football game in Inglewood, Calif., Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Packers' Adams finally gets to face off with LA's Ramsey

Jan. 14, 2021 7:14 PM EST

Green Bay’s Davante Adams has caught more touchdown passes over the last five seasons than any other player. Jalen Ramsey of the Los Angeles Rams is one of the NFL’s premier cornerbacks. They finally will face each other in a game that matters Saturday when the top-seeded Packers (13-3) host the...

Seattle Seahawks defensive end Carlos Dunlap (43) leaps to try and deflect a pass from Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jared Goff during the second half of an NFL wild-card playoff football game, Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Scott Eklund)

Jared Goff to start for Rams in Green Bay; Wolford inactive

Jan. 14, 2021 7:10 PM EST

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Jared Goff and Sean McVay say they had a healthy, productive disagreement last week about Goff's readiness to return from thumb surgery. They're in complete accord this week, however: Goff is the best choice to lead the Los Angeles Rams in the playoffs. Goff will start the...

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) scrambles away from Los Angeles Rams outside linebacker Leonard Floyd during the second half of an NFL wild-card playoff football game, Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Russell Wilson expects to have input on Seahawks' next OC

Jan. 14, 2021 7:09 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson expects to be involved in determining the team’s next offensive coordinator after Brian Schottenheimer was let go. Wilson said Thursday that he will miss working with Schottenheimer. “Me and Pete have been talking about, (general...