The candidates are:
Unrest in Denver: Denver Pro Bowl receiver Brandon Marshall and tight end Tony Scheffler were deactivated for the season finale for what Denver coach Josh McDaniels cited as accountability reasons.
Chiefs interested in Crennel: ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported that the Chiefs will likely hire former Cleveland coach Romeo Crennel as their defensive coordinator. He worked with Chiefs general manager Scott Pioli in New England.
Raiders continue streak: Oakland finished 5-11 to extend its streak of seven straight seasons in which it lost at least 11 games. It is an NFL record.
Choose your story of the week and hit my mailbag with your thoughts. I will post some of your responses later in the week.