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.
Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer
The Packers are hiring Ryan Downard, who had been the safeties coach at Bowling Green State University the last two years, according to the school. Downard will join the defensive staff under new coordinator Mike Pettine. Downard previously worked for Pettine with the Cleveland Browns. The Packers still have not announced Pettine's hiring or the other staff changes made this offseason.
Jordan Raanan ESPN Staff Writer
The Giants made the hiring of Pat Shurmur official. He becomes the 18th head coach in franchise history.