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NFL news roundup: Latest league updates from Friday, Jan. 27 keeps you up to date with all of the latest league news from around the NFL. Visit's transaction hub for a daily breakdown.

(NOTE: Teams listed in alphabetical order.)

Atlanta Falcons
2022 · 7-10-0


  • Ryan Nielsen has been hired as the Falcons' defensive coordinator, the team announced. Nielsen had most recently served as the Saints' co-defensive coordinator and defensive line coach, and now moves to an in-division rival in Atlanta.
Buffalo Bills
2022 · 14-4-0


  • LB Matt Milano has been named to the 2023 Pro Bowl Games, replacing injured Steelers pass rusher T.J. Watt. Milano, who was named first-team All Pro on Jan. 13, earns his Pro Bowl bid.
Cincinnati Bengals
2022 · 14-4-0


  • LT Jonah Williams (knee) was ruled out for Sunday's AFC Championship Game versus Kansas City. 
  • RG Alex Cappa (ankle) out
Houston Texans
2022 · 3-13-1


  • DeMeco Ryans, current 49ers defensive coordinator, has emerged as the top candidate for the Texans' head coaching position, NFL Network Insiders Ian Rapoport and Tom Pelissero reported Friday, per sources.
Indianapolis Colts
2022 · 4-12-1



  • Wink Martindale, current Giants defensive coordinator, is scheduled to have his second interview for the head coaching job on Saturday, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports, per a source.
Kansas City Chiefs
2022 · 15-3-0


  • QB Patrick Mahomes (ankle) will start Sunday against the Bengals, coach Andy Reid told reporters. Mahomes has been a full participant in practice this week despite a high ankle sprain.
  • WR Mecole Hardman (pelvis) questionable
  • WR Justin Watson (illness; questionable) DNP
  • TE Travis Kelce (back) is officially questionable for Sunday after popping up on the injury report following Friday's practice.
Los Angeles Rams
2022 · 5-12-0


  • Mike LaFleur, former Jets offensive coordinator, is being hired as the new Rams OC, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Friday, per a source. The team announced the hiring later on Friday.
Las Vegas Raiders
2022 · 6-11-0


Miami Dolphins
2022 · 9-9-0


Philadelphia Eagles
2022 · 15-3-0


  • QB Jalen Hurts (shoulder) remains off the injury report and HC Nick Sirianni said there are no restrictions going into Friday's practice. Said Sirianni: "He's ready to go."
  • CB Avonte Maddox is no longer on the injury report and is set to return on Sunday.
San Francisco 49ers
2022 · 13-4-0


Tampa Bay Buccaneers
2022 · 8-10-0


  • Shea Tierney, current Giants QBs coach, is set to interview for the vacant offensive coordinator position, NFL Network Insider Mike Garafolo reports, per a source. 
  • Dan Pitcher, current Bengals QBs coach, concluded a virtual interview for the OC position.

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