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13 Jan 2017, 04:10pm by Vincent Verhei

NFL Moves PIT-KC Playoff Game to 8:20 EST

The Pittsburgh Steelers playoff game in Kansas City this Sunday has been moved from a 1:05 p.m. EST kickoff to 8:20 p.m. EST due to an ice storm that is expected to hit the region that morning.

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13 comments, Last at 15 Jan 2017, 11:14am by RobotBoy

13 Jan 2017, 01:25am by Aaron Schatz

Chargers Hire Anthony Lynn as Head Coach

More head coaching news: In less than a year, Anthony Lynn has gone from running backs coach to offensive coordinator to interim head coach of the Bills to head coach of the new Los Angeles Football Clippers. This is interesting, because Lynn has been a coach in the league for 17 years but always as a position coach until Greg Roman was fired by Buffalo early in this season. He's never gone through a training camp in any kind of management position -- not as a coordinator, let alone as a head coach.

This leaves San Francisco as the last open job. Anyone want it?

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21 comments, Last at 19 Jan 2017, 3:08pm by Scott C

12 Jan 2017, 05:15pm by Tom Gower

Rams Hire Sean McVay as Head Coach

It's official. The Los Angeles Rams have hired Washington offensive coordinator Sean McVay as their new head coach. McVay, who turns 31 in two weeks, is the youngest head coach in modern NFL history and will be younger than some of the players on his team's roster. The Washington offenses he coordinated ranked 28th in 2014, 12th in 2015, and 5th in 2016 by DVOA. After "fixing" Kirk Cousins, his next job will be to help "fix" Jared Goff and the rest of the Rams 32nd-ranked offense, while improving the defense and selling the team in one of the biggest media markets. A very interesting hire.

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25 comments, Last at 17 Jan 2017, 11:26pm by tuluse

12 Jan 2017, 02:21pm by Tom Gower

Stat History: RB Rushing DYAR vs. YAR Records

It passed a bit under the radar, but 2016 was a historical season for running backs and how much schedule affected their productivity through the prism of our advanced stats. (Click to read more.)

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6 comments, Last at 13 Jan 2017, 10:07pm by LionInAZ

12 Jan 2017, 12:19pm by Aaron Schatz

It's Official: Chargers Move to Los Angeles

This has been a possibility for the last couple years, and reporting that it was final started to circulate last night. Now it's official: the San Diego Chargers will become the Los Angeles Chargers.

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133 comments, Last at 19 Jan 2017, 3:27pm by theslothook

11 Jan 2017, 05:35pm by Vincent Verhei

Bills Hiring Sean McDermott as Head Coach

It's not official yet, but all signs point to the Buffalo Bills hiring Carolina Panthers defensive coordinator Sean McDermott as head coach.

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6 comments, Last at 12 Jan 2017, 4:32pm by mjb

11 Jan 2017, 04:11pm by Aaron Schatz

Broncos Hire Vance Joseph as Head Coach

OK, the head coaching dominoes are beginning to fall, starting with the best available job. Miami defensive coordinator Vance Joseph will take over in Denver. No, the Dolphins defense was not good this year, and it faded down the stretch. Look instead at what Joseph did before that with the Houston defensive backs (2011-2013) and Cincinnati defensive backs (2014-2015). You don't hire a head coach to scheme, you hire a head coach to manage personnel and serve as locker room CEO. A lot of people I know in the NFL have long been very high on Joseph's ability to do those things.

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48 comments, Last at 13 Jan 2017, 10:14am by jtr

10 Jan 2017, 07:42pm by Aaron Schatz

Wild-Card FO Players for Madden 17 Ultimate Team

Announcing the Football Outsiders players for Madden 17 Ultimate Team from wild-card weekend. (Click to read more.)

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1 comment, Last at 12 Jan 2017, 10:15pm by Maddenplaya209

09 Jan 2017, 05:56pm by Tom Gower

Jaguars Name Marrone Head Coach, Coughlin VP

The Jacksonville Jaguars have made a decision on their next head coach, and the name is a familiar one. Doug Marrone, who began the 2016 season as the offensive line coach and ended it as the interim head coach, has been named to the permanent job.

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30 comments, Last at 11 Jan 2017, 4:37pm by Bright Blue Shorts

09 Jan 2017, 04:51pm by Andrew Potter

Wild-Card Injury Aftermath

Monday afternoon updates on the injury news for every team left in the NFL Playoffs after wild-card weekend.

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6 comments, Last at 19 Jan 2017, 4:38am by Amily