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Deshaun Watson Hopes Texans Retain Bill O'Brien As Coach
Reports have surfaced that Bill O'Brien is at odds with the Texans' front office.

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Duke Johnson: DeShone Kizer's Confidence Is Shot
DeShone Kizer leads the NFL in interceptions and has been benched, which Duke Johnson admits is wearing on the rookie quarterback.

Nate Ulrich/Akron Beacon Journal

Giants Interview Dave Gettleman For GM Job
New York is also expected to meet with ESPN analyst Louis Riddick, according to multiple reports.

Jordan Raanan/ESPN

Mike Tomlin: Catch Rule 'Needs To Be Revisited'
Mike Tomlin, who is a member of the NFL's competition committee, declared Tuesday that the catch rule should be reviewed this offseason.

Kevin Patra/NFL

Deshaun Watson: I Know I'll Be Back Next Season
Deshaun Watson, who tore his right ACL in practice on Nov. 2, knows he'll be back as quarterback of the Texans next season.

Charean Williams/PFT

Charlotte Committed To Keeping Panthers
Charlotte mayor Vi Lyles is "completely motivated" to keep the Carolina Panthers in town after Jerry Richardson sells the team he founded.

David Newton/ESPN

Sean McVay: Todd Gurley Deserves MVP Consideration
Todd Gurley totaled 180 yards and scored four touchdowns in an important win for the Rams over the Seahawks on Sunday.

Rich Hammond/Orange County Register

Tina Becker Takes Over Day-To-Day Control Of Panthers
Jerry Richardson is no longer involved in the day-to-day operation of the Panthers.

David Newton/ESPN

Thomas Davis Suspended Two Games For Hit On Davante Adams
The NFL has suspended Thomas Davis for two games for an illegal hit on Davante Adams during Sunday's game between the Panthers and Packers.


Cowboys Unsure How They'll Use Ezekiel Elliott
Ezekiel Elliott is back with the Cowboys after serving a six-game suspension, but Jason Garrett says he isn't sure how the running back will be used this weekend.

Todd Archer/ESPN

Shad Khan: Jaguars No Longer 'Laughingstock'
The Jaguars clinched a playoff berth with a win over the Texans on Sunday.

Kevin Patra/NFL

Jerry Richardson To Put Panthers Up For Sale After Season
The decision comes as the NFL investigates allegations of workplace misconduct made against Jerry Richardson.


Marvin Lewis To Leave Bengals At End Of Season
Marvin Lewis is likely to be a candidate for several upcoming head coaching jobs.

Adam Schefter/ESPN

OC Disputes Reports Of Friction Between Jameis Winston, Dirk Koetter
Reports of tension between Jameis Winston and Dirk Koetter is described as "a flat-out joke."

Jenna Laine/ESPN

Cardinals Place Adrian Peterson On IR With Neck Injury
Adrian Peterson suffered the injury on Nov. 26 against the Jaguars.


Broncos Likely To Retain Vance Joseph In 2018
The Broncos will monitor how the team finishes over the final games of the season.

Ian Rapoport/NFL.com

Robert Griffin III Says He Turned Down Offers From Cardinals, Ravens
Robert Griffin III hasn't found an NFL home since the Browns cut him in the offseason.

Michael David Smith/Pro Football Talk

Aaron Rodgers: I'm Not Back To Save Green Bay's Season
The Packers are 7-6 and seemingly have to run the table to have a chance at a ninth-straight playoff appearance.

Rob Demovsky/ESPN

John Mara Would Like Giants To Keep Eli Manning In 2018
The Giants could draft a quarterback but still retain Eli Manning.

Albert Breer/NFL.com

Nick Foles: Eagles Won't Change Offense Without Carson Wentz
The Eagles have no plans to alter their offense in the wake of Carson Wentz's season-ending ACL injury.

Dave Zangaro/NBC Sports Philadelphia

Aaron Rodgers Says He's Cleared To Return
Aaron Rodgers announced on Instagram Tuesday night that doctors have medically cleared him to return to the field for the Packers.

Rob Demovsky/ESPN

NFL Projecting 2018 Salary Cap Between $174M-$178M
The salary cap for the 2017 came in at $167 million.

Ian Rapoport/NFL.com

Patriots To Sign Kenny Britt
Kenny Britt was released last week by the Browns.

Field Yates/ESPN

Colts Violated NFL Policy By Sending Non-Players To Clear Snow
The Colts violated an NFL policy when they sent sideline personnel onto the field to remove snow from the area where a kick would be lined up in order to help Adam Vinatieri get better footing.

Michael David Smith/Pro Football Talk

NFL Won't Punish Seahawks For Actions Against Jaguars
No members of the Seahawks will be suspended for their actions at the end of Sunday's game against the Jaguars, according to a league official.


49ers Waiting Until Offseason To Discuss Contract With Jimmy Garoppolo
The 49ers can use the franchise tag on Jimmy Garoppolo, which means there is a lack of urgency on their end.

Associated Press

Carson Wentz Has Torn ACL, Will Miss Rest Of Season
Carson Wentz suffered the injury while diving into the end zone in an eventual win over the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday afternoon.


Jameis Winston Denies Rift With Dirk Koetter
Jameis Winston is denying a report that a rift has developed with Buccaneers coach Dirk Koetter.

Kevin Patra/NFL

Ben Roethlisberger Becomes First QB With Three 500-Yard Games
Ben Roethlisberger threw for more than 500 yards against the Ravens on Sunday night, becoming the first quarterback in NFL history to record three such games.


C.J. Fiedorowicz May Retire Due To Recurring Concussions
C.J. Fiedorowicz's contract extension has a de-escalator if he's cut due to a pre-existing condition such as a concussion.

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