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Report: Seahawks expected to make Ken Norton Jr. defensive coordinator

Ken Norton Jr. recently signed on to become the 49ers assistant head coach and linebackers coach, but his stay with the team is reportedly shaping up to be a brief one. Mike Garafolo of NFL Media reports that Norton is expected to be the next defensive coordinator for the Seahawks. The Seahawks have not announced [more]

Titans will pick 25th, as more spots in draft order set

Four more teams know where they’re picking in the 2018 NFL Draft, as a result of the weekend’s results. The Titans will pick 25th, as they have the lowest record of the divisional round losers, followed by the Falcons, Saints and Steelers. The 29th and 30th picks will be held by the losers of the [more]

Reuben Foster arrested in Alabama for marijuana possession

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster was arrested for possession of marijuana in his home state of Alabama on Friday. Foster was charged with second-degree possession of marijuana, the Tuscaloosa County Sheriff’s Office confirmed. The 49ers released the typical statement teams release when a player is arrested: “The San Francisco 49ers organization is aware of [more]

Who else will say they won’t be in the Monday Night Football booth?

I’d like to publicly announce that I will not be joining the Monday Night Football booth. Get ready for more of what Steve Young did on Thursday, bowing out on a job he was never going to get. It’s a great strategy for the various ESPN employees who know they won’t ever be offered the [more]

Steve Young says he will not work in the Monday Night Football booth

Hall of Fame quarterback Steve Young has been mentioned as a potential replacement for Jon Gruden on Monday Night Football, but he says he’s not interested. Young, who works at ESPN in a studio role, says there have been talks from time to time about him working in the booth. But he says he isn’t [more]

Report: Raiders to hire Jim O’Neil as senior defensive assistant

The Oakland Raiders continue to fill out their coaching staff under head coach Jon Gruden. According to Adam Caplan of Sirius XM NFL Radio, the Raiders are set to hire former San Francisco 49ers and Cleveland Browns defensive coordinator Jim O’Neil as a senior defensive assistant. Additionally, they are parting ways with tight ends coach [more]

Carmen Policy has some weird advice for the 49ers

The 49ers have found their quarterback of the future. Now, they simply have to pay him. It won’t be easy. When traded to the 49ers in October, Jimmy Garoppolo already had all the leverage. Once they started playing him and he played well and the 49ers won a bunch of games in a row, Garoppolo [more]

Jets corner Rashard Robinson arrested for pot candy

Jets coach Todd Bowles was surprised when the team traded for cornerback Rashard Robinson in October. So imagine his reaction upon learning Robinson was arrested for edible marijuana possession. Via Darryl Slater of NJ.com, Robinson was arrested in December for possessing of possessing marijuana-laced candy after he was pulled over for careless driving. According to the police [more]

Ken Norton Jr. joins 49ers coaching staff

Ken Norton Jr. is back with the 49ers. Norton spent seven years as a linebacker for the team in the 1990s and won a Super Bowl after his first season with the team. That capped a run of three straight years as a member of the Super Bowl champion as Norton left the Cowboys for [more]

Report: Browns would have given Houston’s first for Garoppolo

Set aside for the moment whose version of the Jimmy Garoppolo trade story you believe. Because whether Patriots coach Bill Belichick was being coerced to trade his backup quarterback or not, the one thing that can’t be argued is that the 49ers got a steal — finding a quarterback of the future for a second-round [more]

Packers hire Jim Hostler as receivers coach

The Packers have hired Jim Hostler as their new receivers coach, Alex Marvez of Sporting News reports. Hostler spent the past three seasons with the Colts. Hostler will replace Luke Getsy, who left for Mississippi State. Hostler oversaw Indianapolis’ receivers in 2015 before coaching the team’s tight ends the past two seasons. He entered the [more]

Rams’ Blake Countess gets $48,620 fine for hit on Marquise Goodwin

Rams safety Blake Countess got off without a suspension for his brutal hit on 49ers receiver Marquise Goodwin on Sunday, but he did get steep fine. The NFL fined Countess $48,620 for the hit. It’s the second time in five weeks that Countess has been hit with a fine for knocking a defenseless receiver out [more]

Tramaine Brock won’t face NFL discipline under Personal Conduct Policy

Vikings cornerback Tramaine Brock was arrested in April in connection to an incident with the mother of his child, but charges were dropped in August. The lack of criminal charges didn’t mean that Brock was out of the woods when it came to the NFL’s Personal Conduct Policy, but Brock will not be facing discipline [more]

Reports conflict on whether Patriots offered Jimmy Garoppolo a new contract

Before the Patriots traded Jimmy Garoppolo to the 49ers, did New England offer Garoppolo a contract to try to get him to remain? ESPN’s ballyhooed story about the escalating tensions in New England says an offer was made. A longtime Patriots reporter says otherwise. The story from Seth Wickersham of ESPN couldn’t state it more [more]

Kraft-Belichick meeting reportedly set table for Jimmy Garoppolo trade

Among the moments featured in Seth Wickersham of ESPN’s article about the 2017 Patriots is the October trade that sent quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo to the 49ers for a second-round pick. The trade came after the Patriots resisted dealing Garoppolo during the offseason and after the team had traded Jacoby Brissett to the Colts, leaving them [more]

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