Reports: Fewell decides to join Redskins over 49ers coaching staff
Former Giants defensive coordinator Perry Fewell has agreed to become the
The 52-year-old Fewell spent the last five seasons as the Giants defensive coordinator. He was the Bills defensive coordinator from 2006-09, and has been a defensive backs coach in the NFL with the Jaguars, Rams and Bears.
Jets pick Brian Heimerdinger as director of pro personnel
Heimerdinger is the son of Mike Heimerdinger, a longtime NFL assistant coach who died in 2011 after fighting cancer.
Colts can void RB Trent Richardson's contract
Richardson, who missed a walkthrough before the AFC title game, received a two-game suspension from the team, general manager Ryan Grigson confirmed. If Indy chooses to keep Richardson, he'd serve the second game of the suspension next season.
ESPN.com expects the Colts to exercise their option to void Richardson's contract, and the players' union to challenge that move.
Panthers LB Thomas Davis says he's not close to retirement
“I lost two and a half years to injuries, but I also feel I gained two and a half years," said Davis, who underwent two reconstructive ACL surgeries on the same knee. "This was my 10th year and I’m going on year 11, and I still feel I have a lot of football left in me.’’
Davis has one year left on his contract, and he hopes to sign one more contract after that. Davis made 100 tackles this season after recording a team-high 123 in 2013.
Union challenges Goodell on Adrian Peterson's counseling requirement
The NFL Players Association filed a legal brief saying Commissioner Roger Goodell's requirement that
In November, Goodell suspended Peterson without pay for the rest of the season and said the
In his letter to Peterson, Goodell set several requirements for reinstatement, including counseling.
"In order to assess your progress going forward, I will establish periodic reviews, the first of which will be on or about April 15, 2015," the commisssioner wrote. "At that time, I will meet with you and your representatives and the NFLPA to review the extent to which you have complied with your program of counseling and therapy and both made and lived up to an affirmative commitment to change such that this conduct will not occur again. A failure to cooperate and follow your plan will result in a lengthier suspension without pay."
Report: Jets hiring Kevin Patullo as quarterbacks coach
Patullo spent three seasons with the Bills before joining the Titans' staff in 2014.
Bucs QB Mike Glennon on the move?
Glennon played in six games this season, throwing for 1,417 yards and 10 touchdowns with six interceptions. The team's refusal to play Glennon "even after their slim playoff hopes faded" has many observers believing the Bucs are ready to move on from him, the paper said.
Lions see plenty of upside in WR Corey Fuller
“I think I had a big improvement coming in from last year to this year,” said Fuller, a sixth-round pick in the 2013 draft. “If I just keep on progressing, who knows where I can go.”
Fuller, who brings a unique combination of speed and strength, said his main focus this offseason is improving his route running.
“The whole (route) tree,” he said. “Being able to expand the routes they throw me.”
Colts keep Rob Chudzinski, make him associate head coach
The 49ers and Rams were interested in hiring Rob Chudzinski as their offensive coordinator, but on Tuesday the
"We're excited to keep Chud in our family," coach Chuck Pagano said, via NFL.com. "He's been a critical part of our operation and we're looking forward to sharing even more success in the future."
The Colts had denied other teams permission to interview Chudzinski, a bright offensive mind who was the Panthers' offensive coordinator from 2011-12. He joined Indy in 2014, serving as special assistant to the head coach.
Steelers not expected to re-sign Ike Taylor
Taylor has spent his entire 12-year career with Pittsburgh. He said this month he's OK with 2014 being his last season.
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