Josh Weinfuss ESPN Staff Writer
Former Cardinals coach Bruce Arians issued a statement on Monday night after Steve Wilks was chosen as his successor: "We built a strong Cardinals legacy over the last 5 years. I wish Steve Wilks the best of luck. I'm disappointed that Bettch or Keith didn't get the Cardinals position. They are both ready. I truly believe they will be an asset to any football organization. Trust. Loyalty. Respect."
Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer
The NFL said Monday evening it continues to review accusations by Jaguars defensive end Yannick Ngakoue that Bills guard Richie Incognito used racial slurs in a Jan. 7 playoff game. The Buffalo News reported earlier Monday evening the league's investigation had concluded and Incognito was "not expected" to be disciplined. Incognito and Ngakoue will be teammates on the AFC squad of Sunday's Pro Bowl.
Brady Henderson ESPN
NFL.com reports that Seahawks tight end Jimmy Graham won't play in the Pro Bowl and that he'll be replaced by Minnesota's Kyle Rudolph. That would mean four Seahawks are slated to play: quarterback Russell Wilson, free safety Earl Thomas, wide receiver Doug Baldwin and defensive lineman Michael Bennett. Baldwin and Bennett were added to the NFC roster as injury replacements while linebacker Bobby Wagner has also opted not to play.
Jeremy Fowler ESPN Staff Writer
As Steelers offensive coordinator, Todd Haley won 10 of his last 11 games against the Browns. Now, he's tasked with reversing that trend as the Browns' newly hired OC. Haley's offenses in Pittsburgh finished among the NFL's top 10 in each of the last four seasons.
Brady Henderson ESPN
The Cowboys are hiring former Seahawks defensive coordinator Kris Richard as their passing-game coordinator, ESPN's Adam Schefter confirms. Gee Scott of 710 ESPN Seattle was first to report the move.
Cameron Wolfe ESPN Staff Writer
Ohio State co-offensive coordinator/QB coach Ryan Day isn't expected to leave the Buckeyes to become the Titans offensive coordinator, sources tell ESPN's Adam Schefter.
Courtney Cronin ESPN Staff Writer
Both Everson Griffen and Anthony Barr will not participate in the Pro Bowl due to injury. Griffen will be replaced by Seahawks DE Michael Bennett, Barr by Panthers LB Thomas Davis. Linval Joseph, Kyle Rudolph and Harrison Smith were named to the Pro Bowl today, replacing Fletcher Cox, Jimmy Graham and Landon Collins, respectively.