McClain also suffered a concussion last week against the Detroit Lions but was cleared to play in this week's game. McClain has also had groin, knee and illness issues this season that he's battled through.
Chiefs RB Jerick McKinnon on QB Patrick Mahomes battling through ankle injury: 'It definitely inspires (us)'
Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes' ankle has garnered plenty of attention this week, and it's also cause for inspiration among his Kansas City teammates, including running back Jerick McKinnon.
Art Rooney II encouraged by Steelers' second half, improvement: 'I liked the way the team kept fighting down the stretch and kept ourselves alive'
Mike Tomlin's Steelers finished 9-8 in 2022 and increased Tomlin's NFL-record streak of non-losing seasons to begin his career to 16. The feat was made possible largely by marked improvement after a tumultuous start of the season. It was advancement that was lauded by team owner and president Art Rooney II.
Eagles center Jason Kelce on potential retirement: 'I don't know when that last game's going to come'
Eagles center Jason Kelce has pondered hanging it up for a few seasons now, and though he made no bold declarations Thursday, he's well aware his final game could come sooner than later.
Chiefs LB Willie Gay on what impresses him about Bengals offense: 'Nothing'
Chiefs linebacker Willie Gay told reporters on Thursday that "nothing" impresses him about the Bengals' offense ahead of Sunday's AFC Championship Game.
Dan Quinn to remain with Cowboys as defensive coordinator; OC Kellen Moore's future unclear
Dan Quinn's second season in Dallas produced another effective defense. Much to the delight of Cowboys fans, he isn't leaving in 2023. Quinn interviewed for head coaching openings in Arizona, Denver and Indianapolis in recent weeks, but will be staying in Dallas next season.
Panthers hiring former Colts coach Frank Reich as head coach
The Carolina Panthers are hiring Frank Reich as their next head coach. Reich spent the past five seasons as head coach of the Indianapolis Colts, compiling a 40-33-1 record before being fired midway through the 2022 season.
Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes on injured ankle: 'People will see where I'm at on Sunday'
Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes told reporters on Thursday that his injured right ankle came out of Wednesday's practice well and that he's feeling good ahead of Sunday's AFC Championship Game against the Bengals.
Seahawks GM John Schneider: 'We'd love' to have QB Geno Smith back in 2023
After Geno Smith posted a surprising career year in Seattle, it looks like both the QB and his team would like to continue their partnership, with Seahawks GM John Schneider saying 'We'd love to have him back.'
NFL news roundup: Latest league updates from Thursday, Jan. 26
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Jalen Hurts, Brock Purdy reflect on previous college matchup: A high-scoring Oklahoma win in 2019
Sunday will not be the first time that Jalen Hurts and Brock Purdy have faced off. In 2019, the two QBs thrilled viewers with a high-scoring Big 12 affair that saw Hurts' Sooners come out on top.
Jets hire former Broncos coach Nathaniel Hackett as new offensive coordinator
The Jets have hired former Broncos head coach Nathaniel Hackett as their new offensive coordinator, NFL Network Insider Tom Pelissero reported Thursday. The team later announced the news, along with the hire of Keith Carter as offensive line coach and run game coordinator.
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