This is a devastating blow for an Eagles team already thin on the outside. After getting out to an early 13-0 lead on the Redskins, it was evident how much Darby's presence meant to a blitz-hungry defensive coordinator like Jim Schwartz. Kirk Cousins was under constant pressure for the first 20 minutes of the game thanks to some tight coverage.
Giants hire Bills OC Brian Daboll as head coach
The New York Giants are hiring Bills offensive coordinator Brian Daboll as their next coach, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports.
Broncos coach Nathaniel Hackett plans to call plays, be aggressive: 'You want to take shots down the field'
Nathaniel Hackett will be calling plays himself as new coach of the Broncos, but which quarterback he'll be imparting them to remains to be seen. Hackett is the first to fill one of nine NFL head coaching vacancies, and at his introductory news conference Friday, he deferred questions about personnel, and the quarterback position in particular.
2021 NFL playoffs: Championship Sunday injury report
Check out injury reports for the Bengals, Chiefs, 49ers and Rams ahead of Championship Sunday of the 2021 NFL playoffs.
NFL injury updates, latest league news from Friday, Jan. 28
Tyrann Mathieu practiced for the second day in a row. While the Chiefs safety remains in the concussion protocol, coach Andy Reid expressed optimism Friday that the Pro Bowler will be cleared against the Bengals. Honey Badger was officially listed as questionable. Plus, other news from around the NFL.
Saints GM on life after Sean Payton: 'We don't see it as a wholesale culture change, roster change'
Following Sean Payton stepping down as the Saints coach after 15 seasons, general manager Mickey Loomis is tasked with finding the next great leader in the Bayou. The GM said he's not worried about getting a late start in his coaching search compared to the eight other clubs with openings.
Steelers GM Kevin Colbert to step down after 2022 NFL Draft
Steelers owner Art Rooney II announced general manager Kevin Colbert will be stepping down, as well. Colbert will remain in his current role through this year's NFL draft, a plan that was first reported by NFL Network.
Jerry Jones: Mike McCarthy's status as Cowboys coach never in question; Dan Quinn gets extension
Mike McCarthy will be back as coach of the Dallas Cowboys in 2022, and according to club owner Jerry Jones, that's been the plan all along. DC Dan Quinn, who withdrew his name from consideration for multiple coaching jobs, has received a multi-year contract extension.
49ers OC Mike McDaniel: Trent Williams in motion is like 'a car is driving at you'
What's the scariest play an NFL defensive lineman could conjure? How about a 6-foot-5, 320-pound, nimble-footed All-Pro offensive lineman barreling towards him with a head of steam after going in motion? Just ask the Packers about 49ers OT Trent Williams.
Titans WR A.J. Brown to MLB's Padres: 'Sometimes I think about playing both sports again'
Titans star wideout A.J. Brown surely knows which sport butters his bread. But the former 19th-round draft pick of the San Diego Padres hinted via social media this week that he still has an itch for baseball.
Cooper Kupp vs. Deebo Samuel: Who will power their team to NFC title win?
Sunday's NFC Championship Game features two All-Pro receivers who have been keystones to their teams playing for the right to make the Super Bowl. The Rams' Cooper Kupp and the Niners' Deebo Samuel are unique talents who torture defenses with tackle-breaking power and route-running acumen. So, which one will be better Sunday?
Chiefs DT Chris Jones on rematch with Bengals: 'It's going to be a battle'
Sunday's AFC Championship rematch with the Bengals offers a chance for the Chiefs defense to avenge getting lit up by Joe Burrow, Ja'Marr Chase and the rest of the Bengals offense.