Matthew Stafford

Tennessee Titans coach rumors: 5 top candidates

Now that Mike Mularkey is officially gone, here are five candidates to be the next head coach of the Tennessee Titans.<p>The Tennessee Titans saved head …

Mike Mularkey

New York Giants: Coaching search is well played

FOXBORO, MA - DECEMBER 06: Patriots head coach Bill Belichick of the New England Patriots talks with defensive coordinator Matt Patricia before their …

NFL

The NFL playoffs have proven franchise quarterbacks are overrated

It’s officially time to retire the notion that the NFL is a quarterback’s league. We made this same observation last season, but it’s never been more clear with Philadelphia’s Nick Foles, Jacksonville’s Blake Bortles and Minnesota’s Case Keenum all vying for a spot in the Super Bowl.<p>At one time, …

Case Keenum

The season that was: Fantasy WR lessons from 2017

The present-day NFL may still be a passing league, but the 2017 season was a down one for fantasy wide receivers. In fact, there were just 13 …

Football (U.S.)

Lions and Titans could be racing each other to capture the Patriot Way

Two struggling franchises hired former Patriots executives to oversee inherited coaches two years ago. Both are making moves for their own hires now, …

Mike Mularkey

2018 NFC North Preview

CHICAGO, IL - SEPTEMBER 10: Cody Whitehair<p>What does the NFC North look like at this point?<p><b>Chicago Bears</b><p><b>Upcoming Free Agents</b>: 20<p><b>Must Re-Sign</b>: Prince …

NFL

Matt Patricia Is Reportedly Leaving New England To Coach The Lions

The New England Patriots utterly dominated the Tennessee Titans in the team’s first playoff game and, as a result, Tom Brady and company are seen as the favorites to claim yet another Super Bowl title. Part of New England’s ascent can be attributed to the defensive side of the ball, though, where …

Sports

Drew Brees expects to be re-signed by Saints

MINNEAPOLIS -- Drew Brees knows all too well from experience that this one will "sting for a bit."<p>But he believes the New Orleans Saints are entering …

Drew Brees

Report: Matt Patricia 'Likely to Become' Lions Head Coach Amid Giants Rumors

The Detroit Lions have reportedly "likely" found their next head coach.<p>Adam Schefter of ESPN reported the news Sunday, noting New England Patriots defensive coordinator Matt Patricia appears set to fill the role.<p>This comes after Pat Leonard of the <i>New York Daily News</i> reported Wednesday "all signs …

Sports

NFL Coaching Rumors: Lions reportedly expected to hire New England DC Matt Patricia - CBSSports.com

The bearded wunderkind is set to become the next Detroit head coach<p>The Patriots casually took care of business in a 35-14 TKO of the Titans Saturday …

Football (U.S.)

2018 NFL Playoffs: Will there be late-game drama after a season of very little?

PITTSBURGH, PA - DECEMBER 17: Rob Gronkowski #87 of the New England Patriots catches a pass in front of Sean Davis #28 of the Pittsburgh Steelers for …

Peyton Manning

Matt Patricia Is Expected to Bring His Beard Game to the Lions

Matt Patricia and his beard will be the next head coach of the Detroit Lions, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. The deal is not confirmed, as …

NFL

2017 Player Recap: Brent Grimes

The Tampa Bay defense finished the season with 26 takeaways, tied for the seventh-most in the NFL. Since the start of the 2016 season, the Bucs have …

Robby Anderson

Matt Patricia rumored to be Lions head coach

The Detroit Lions fired Jim Caldwell, and have been on the hunt for a new head coach. It seems like they’ve found their guy.<p>The Detroit Lions …

Jim Caldwell

Why Matt Patricia isn't crazy for reportedly choosing the Lions over the Giants | Duggan

If -- and that's an important disclaimer during this coaching search -- the reports are true that Patriots defensive coordinator Matt Patricia has …

Pat Shurmur

Detroit Lions likely will hire Matt Patricia as their head coach, per report

ALLEN PARK -- Matt Patricia is likely to become the Detroit Lions' next head coach, according to Sunday morning report from ESPN.<p>The report is not a …

Pat Shurmur

Report: 49ers, Jimmy Garoppolo confident long-term deal will be reached

The San Francisco 49ers have until March 6th to sign Jimmy Garoppolo to a long-term extension before being forced to place the franchise tag on the …

NFL

Detroit Lions head coaching search: Where will Matt Patricia land?

FOXBORO, MA - DECEMBER 31: New England Patriots defensive coordinator Matt Patricia looks on during the first half against the New York Jets at …

NFL

Matt Patricia would be better off choosing the Detroit Lions over the New York Giants

A burly, 43-year-old former small college football player, who sports a big-bushy beard on his face, a backward hat on his head and a No. 2 pencil in …

Bill Parcells

Matt Patricia now frontrunner for Giants HC job

AP Photo<p>After earlier reports this week saying that Patriots defensive coordinator Matt Patricia was the frontrunner for the Lions head coaching …

New England Patriots

Patriots DC Matt Patricia reportedly favors Giants head coaching job over Lions - CBSSports.com

The Lions don't seem overly enamored with any candidates yet, but Patricia seems to be the favorite<p>Two people with Patriots ties seem to be the …

Football (U.S.)

Scoring was down this season. Will the NFL’s competition committee do anything about it?

When members of the NFL’s rulemaking competition committee deliberate each offseason about the on-field state of the game, one of the statistics they scrutinize is points scored per game. Historically, a meaningful drop in scoring leaguewide can result in a tweak to the rules if committee members …

Peyton Manning

Seahawks reportedly fire offensive line coach Tom Cable after years of bad results - CBSSports.com

Changes are coming to Seattle's coaching staff<p>For years now, Seahawks fans have clamored for a new offensive line coach. On Wednesday, the 12s got …

Football (U.S.)

Ask Kyle: What to make of the reports saying Matt Patricia favors the Giants

ALLEN PARK -- The Detroit Lions want Matt Patricia. But does Matt Patricia want the Detroit Lions?<p>MMQB's Peter King dropped that anvil Wednesday …

Pat Shurmur

Detroit Lions offensive line just needs more time

HOUSTON, TX - OCTOBER 30: Antonio Smith<p>Due to injury, the Detroit Lions’ offensive line failed to live up to expectations. With another offseason to …

NFL

2018 NFL Head Coach Vacancies and Current Favorites

DENVER, CO - NOVEMBER 12: Offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels shakes hands with a member of the armed forces on the field before a game between the …

NFL

TIM AND MIKE: Where the Lions' coaching search stands

With two head coach jobs filled and four openings remaining, there is still work to be done at the Detroit Lions’ Allen Park headquarters and the …

Pat Shurmur

Redskins' Gruden doesn't want 'another 1-year deal' for Cousins

Washington Redskins head coach Jay Gruden wants some long-term clarity for his team at the game's most important position.<p>The Redskins have hit …

Sports

Clayton Kershaw On Yu Darvish, The World Series, And More!

Clayton Kershaw recently joined Dallas radio station The Ticket KTCK to talk about a wide range of topics. After briefly discussing Kershaw’s …

Baseball

NFL Rumors: Latest on Alex Smith Trade, Matt Patricia to Lions, More

With Wild Card Weekend underway, it can be easy to forget about the rumors in the background.<p>The NFL action is what has our attention, so it works as a perfect diversion for numerous things that could affect the league in more ways than one.<p>There are a few important developments that need to be …

Mike Florio