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Dion Dawkins, Dawson Knox, Rodger Saffold named Pro Bowl replacements

Three more members of the Bills will be going to Las Vegas for this year’s Pro Bowl festivities.The team announced on Monday that left tackle Dion Dawkins, tight end Dawson Knox, and left guard Rodger Saffold have been added to the AFC roster. Quarterback Josh Allen, wide receiver Stefon Diggs, safety Jordan Poyer, and center [more]

Cardinals request permission to interview Brian Callahan

The Cardinals want to talk to a pair of Bengals assistants about their head coaching vacancy.Shortly after word broke about their request to interview Cincinnati defensive coordinator Lou Anarumo, Tom Pelissero of NFL Media reported that they have also requested an interview with offensive coordinator Brian Callahan.Callahan has already interviewed for the Colts head coaching [more]

Jonathan Taylor had ankle surgery last week

Colts running back Jonathan Taylor, who suffered an ankle injury in Week Four that affected him for the rest of the season, had surgery last week.Taylor told NFL.com that he underwent surgery on his ankle on Wednesday with Dr. Robert Anderson in Green Bay. Taylor initially approached the offseason expecting just to need rest and [more]

Ron Rivera voices support for Steve Wilks getting another head-coaching opportunity

On Thursday, the Panthers opted not to allow interim coach Steve Wilks to continue to build on his ability to go .500 over 12 games, after the early-season firing of Matt Rhule. Instead, owner David Tepper gave the job to Frank Reich.The lawyer representing Wilks in his lawsuit against the NFL and the Cardinals issued [more]

The current hiring cycle is making the Brian Flores case stronger

With the one-year anniversary of the filing of the landmark Brian Flores race discrimination litigation against the NFL looming, the current hiring cycle is only making the case stronger.We still don’t know where the case will unfold. Will it happen in open court, where justice is dispensed equally — a prospect that those who face [more]

Colts schedule second interview with Wink Martindale

The long list of Colts coaching candidates appears to be getting narrowed down, with some candidates getting second interviews. And one of those candidates is Giants defensive coordinator Wink Martindale.Martindale is heading to Indianapolis this weekend for his second interview, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN.The Colts fired Frank Reich during the 2022 season and [more]

Statement from Steve Wilks’ lawyer is also a warning to the Cardinals on Brian Flores

The statement came swiftly from lawyer Doug Wigdor. And it should be regarded by Cardinals owner Michael Bidwill as a clear warning.Wigdor, who represents former Panthers interim coach Steve Wilks, reacted sharply to the news that the Panthers had passed over Wilks for Frank Reich.“We are shocked and disturbed that after the incredible job Coach [more]

Colts, Jim Irsay congratulate Frank Reich for landing on his feet

Former Colts coach Frank Reich, fired after nine games in 2022, has landed on his feet in Carolina. The Colts are happy about that.The team’s twitter account has congratulated Reich. Owner Jim Irsay did, too.And it’s not just false praise. The Colts and Irsay have reason to be happy. With Reich getting another head-coaching job, the [more]

Dan Quinn staying in Dallas, won’t pursue head coaching jobs

Cowboys defensive coordinator Dan Quinn plans to stay in Dallas for the 2023 season.Quinn, who was a candidate for three different head-coaching vacancies this offseason, has informed those teams that he plans to remain in Dallas, according to multiple reports.The Cardinals, Colts and Broncos had all shown interest in hiring Quinn as head coach. It’s [more]

Lawyer representing Steve Wilks: “There is a legitimate race problem in the NFL”

When Panthers owner David Tepper made Steve Wilks the interim head coach on October 10, Tepper was asked whether Wilks had a shot to keep the job beyond 2022.“If he does an incredible job, he has to be in consideration,” Tepper said.Wilks arguably did an incredible job. He forced the team into playoff contention. He [more]

Panthers hire Frank Reich as head coach

The Carolina Panthers have their new head coach: Frank Reich.Reich, who was fired last season as head coach of the Colts, has been hired as the new head coach of the Panthers.The 61-year-old Reich went 40-33-1 in four and a half seasons as head coach of the Colts. He made the playoffs twice. He has [more]

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