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Report: Chargers hiring Derius Swinton as ST coach

Chargers head coach Brandon Staley has reportedly settled on a special teams coordinator. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that the team is hiring Derius Swinton to fill that role. Swinton spent the last two seasons with the Cardinals and served as the assistant special teams coach in 2020. He’s also worked with the Lions, [more]

Former Cardinals head coach Steve Wilks is new defensive coordinator at Missouri

Former Arizona Cardinals head coach Steve Wilks is back in the coaching ranks after becoming the new defensive coordinator at the University of Missouri. Head coach Eliah Drinkwitz announced the addition of Wilks to his coaching staff on Thursday. Wilks didn’t coach during the 2020 season. His most recent stint was as defensive coordinator of [more]

Jaguars will pick 25th after Rams loss in divisional round

New Jaguars head coach Urban Meyer knew his team had the first overall pick in the draft when he took the job and now he knows where the team’s second first-round pick will fall. Jacksonville acquired the Rams’ 2021 first-rounder as part of the deal for cornerback Jalen Ramsey in October 2019 and it will [more]

Ravens signing Greg Mancz, Jordan Mills to practice squad

The Ravens are signing a pair of veteran offensive linemen to their practice squad, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports. Greg Mancz and Jordan Mills will join the team as insurance at the position. Mancz played four games for the Texans this season, including in Week 17. He saw action on one offensive snap [more]

Cardinals linebacker Dennis Gardeck having surgery for torn ACL

Arizona Cardinals linebacker and special teams captain Dennis Gardeck will have surgery on Tuesday to repair a torn ACL, he said in a post to his instagram account on Monday night. Gardeck was placed on injured reserve by the Cardinals after injuring his knee in the team’s Week 16 win over the Philadelphia Eagles. “I [more]

Cardinals’ stadium to be used as vaccination site

The Cardinals and the state of Arizona have announced that State Farm Stadium will be used as a 24/7 location for Arizonans to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. “Our new vaccine site in Glendale will rapidly expand the number of Arizonans getting vaccinated,” Governor Doug Ducey said in a statement. “We need to get these vaccine [more]

Jets secure 23rd overall pick with Seahawks loss

The Wild Card round is over and six more spots in the draft order have been secured as a result. One of those spots goes to a team that didn’t play a snap over the weekend. The Jets now know that they will have the 23rd overall pick as a result of the trade that [more]

DeAndre Hopkins fined $28,075 for yelling at, flipping off officials

The Cardinals are home for the playoffs this week. Adding to the frustration for receiver DeAndre Hopkins, the league fined him for unsportsmanlike conduct in Week 17. Hopkins had $28,075 docked from this paycheck this week, Tom Pelissero of NFL Media reports. Hopkins yelled at officials and then raised his middle finger at them after [more]

Full vote totals for 2020 NFL All-Pro team

The Associated Press revealed the 2020 NFL All-Pro team on Friday and it included a pair of unanimous selections. Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce and Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald were both named by all 50 voters. The full voting totals have now been released and the choices at several other positions were nearly as [more]

Report: Cardinals part ways with receivers coach David Raih

Cardinals coach Kliff Kingsbury said Monday he was evaluating his coaching staff. He apparently has come to some decisions. The Cardinals are parting ways with receivers coach David Raih, Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reports. The Cardinals finished sixth in total offense and DeAndre Hopkins tied for second in receptions (115) and ranked third [more]

Peyton Manning, Calvin Johnson, Charles Woodson headline Hall of Fame finalists

The Pro Football Hall of Fame announced the 15 modern-era finalists for the Class of 2021. Six of the 15 are finalists for the first time. Jared Allen, Calvin Johnson, Peyton Manning and Charles Woodson are a vote away from Canton in their first year of eligibility. In addition, Ronde Barber and Clay Matthews Jr., [more]

Bruce Arians has a history of playing (and losing to) a playoff team with a losing record

It’s come up from time to time that the last team to make the playoffs with a losing record was coached by the man who’s now taking a team to the playoffs with a losing record. Ron Rivera led the 2014 Panthers to the NFC South crown, with a 7-8-1 record. And the Panthers won [more]

Kliff Kingsbury: Larry Fitzgerald will take a while on retirement decision

There has been some speculation that wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald will retire after 17 seasons with the Cardinals. But Arizona head coach Kliff Kingsbury said he talked to Fitzgerald on Monday and the wideout hasn’t made a decision yet. In fact, Kingsbury thinks it could take some time before Fitzgerald informs the Cardinals of his [more]

Dolphins will pick third in 2021 NFL Draft thanks to Laremy Tunsil trade

The Dolphins didn’t get the on-field results that they needed to make the playoffs, but they did have one thing go their way. Sam Sloman doinked a last second field goal off the upright, but it still went through and the Titans beat the Texans 41-38 to secure the AFC South title. They also secured [more]

Rams clinch postseason berth with 18-7 victory over Cardinals

The Rams were without their starting quarterback, one of their top receivers, and one of their top defensive linemen on Sunday. They still defeated the Cardinals to clinch a postseason berth. Los Angeles beat the Arizona 18-7 on Sunday to finish with a 10-6 record. The Rams have reached the postseason in three of Sean [more]

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