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Yannick Ngakoue, Telvin Smith will go to Pro Bowl

The Jaguars defense fueled the team’s run to the AFC Championship Game and two members of the unit were added to the AFC Pro Bowl roster on Monday. Defensive end Yannick Ngakoue and linebacker Telvin Smith are the new members of the squad. Ngakoue will be replacing teammate Calais Campbell, who withdrew from the game, [more]

Mike Vrabel: I was scared to death coaching against Marcus Mariota

New Titans head coach Mike Vrabel was previously the defensive coordinator of the Texans, which meant he had to draw up game plans for Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota. Vrabel says that wasn’t easy. Vrabel said at his introductory press conference that he found it nerve-wracking to figure out how to stop Mariota, remembering the long [more]

Jaguars go from run of top-five picks to 29th

The Jaguars are going to have to scout differently this year. With yesterday’s loss to the Patriots, the Jaguars will pick 29th in the 2018 NFL Draft, the lowest they’ve picked in the first round since 2000, when they burned the 29th pick on R. Jay Soward. But the draft status also shows how far [more]

Greg Olsen, Benjamin Watson, J.J. Watt named Man of the Year finalists

Panthers tight end Greg Olsen, Ravens tight end Benjamin Watson and Texans defensive end J.J. Watt have been named finalist for the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award, which recognizes excellence both on the field and off. Olsen has founded charitable organizations that work for breast cancer research and for treatment for children [more]

Texans move Romeo Crennel back to defensive coordinator

With Mike Vrabel leaving to become the head coach of the Titans, the Texans’ new defensive coordinator is their old defensive coordinator. Romeo Crennel will regain the title of Houston’s defensive coordinator, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network. Crennel was previously the Texans’ defensive coordinator from 2014 to 2016. Last year the Texans switched [more]

Titans hire Mike Vrabel as head coach

When the Titans fired Mike Mularkey as their head coach, some pointed to Josh McDaniels as their target because of his shared Patriots history with Tennessee General Manager Jon Robinson. The new Titans head coach does have history in New England, but it isn’t McDaniels. The Titans announced on Saturday that they have hired Mike [more]

Are Titans locked onto Mike Vrabel?

The New England connection could be connecting Houston with the team that moved from Houston two decades ago. Jason Wolf of the Tennessean pegs Texans defensive coordinator Mike Vrabel as the “early favorite” to replace Mike Mularkey as coach of the Titans. Once weather allowed interviews to commence, Tennessee spoke with Vrabel, Panthers defensive coordinator [more]

Darren Perry could remain on Packers coaching staff

Despite an interview with the Houston Texans this week, Darren Perry could remain a member of the Green Bay Packers coaching staff. According to Tom Silverstein of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, Perry has yet to make a decision on his coaching future. Perry has served as the Packers’ safeties coach since 2009 and remains under contract [more]

Titans complete interview with Mike Vrabel

The Titans announced they have completed an interview with Texans defensive coordinator Mike Vrabel. He was the first candidate to interview after weather delayed the start of the Titans’search for the 19th head coach in franchise history. Rams offensive coordinator Matt LaFleur and Panthers defensive coordinator Steve Wilks also are expected to visit Nashville in [more]

Titans interviews finally start today with Mike Vrabel

The Titans are finally going to get someone to come in and interview for their head coaching job. Not because it’s a bad job, but because no one can get there because of the snow that has blanketed much of the Eastern half of the country. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, the Titans are [more]

Brian Gaine says he and Bill O’Brien are “philosophically aligned”

Tensions between Texans head coach Bill O’Brien and former General Manager Rick Smith had persisted for some time before Smith’s departure on a leave of absence earlier this month went into effect. Brian Gaine’s arrival as the team’s new G.M. provides a chance for the front office to get more aligned that the previous working [more]

Brian Gaine’s to-do list includes long-term deal for Jadeveon Clowney

Brain Gaine hasn’t even settled into his new office in Houston and already he has a to-do list. Among the things the Texans’ new General Manager hopes to get done this offseason is a long-term extension for Pro Bowl outside linebacker Jadeveon Clowney. Clowney, who set a career-high with 9.5 sacks, is scheduled a fifth-year [more]

Texans expected to hire Brad Seely as special teams coach

The Texans parted ways with several assistant coaches at the end of the regular season, including special teams coach Larry Izzo. It appears they’ve found Izzo’s replacement. Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that the team will hire Brad Seely to fill the role. Seely spent the last three seasons with the Raiders, but has had [more]

Snow pushes back Mike Vrabel, Matt LaFleur interviews with Titans

The Titans were expected to kick off their interviews with potential head coaches on Wednesday, but weather is causing a change of plans. Snow in and around Nashville has caused issues with getting to town, so the team has pushed things back. Albert Breer of SI.com reports that they will start the process on Thursday [more]

Texans dismiss Jason Lowrey as director of football operations

The Houston Texans have parted ways with Jason Lowrey as their director of football operations, according to Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle. Lowrey was closely associated with Texans general manager Rick Smith. However, Smith is on a leave of absence to tend to his sick wife and the Texans have hired Brian Gaine to [more]

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