Kyle Shanahan almost certain to become 49ers’ new head coach

20 Jan

The 49ers are expected to offer Atlanta Falcons offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan their vacant head coaching job, and Shanahan is almost certain to accept the position, according to sources familiar with both parties’ intentions. Because of NFL rules, the two sides cannot formally agree to a deal until after the Falcons‘ season is over, but […]

Falcons OC Kyle Shanahan the favorite for 49ers’ job

20 Jan

The Atlanta Falcons remain alive on the Road to Houston, but their talented offensive coordinator might wind up somewhere else. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday that Kyle Shanahan has emerged as the favorite for San Francisco’s head coaching job, per sources informed of the team’s thinking. The 49ers have made that known […]

New York Jets wide receiver Eric Decker: There’s always a consequence for misconduct

20 Jan

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Claude Puel dismisses Mamadou Sakho speculation

20 Jan

Claude Puel has dismissed as “speculation” reports linking Southampton with a move for Liverpool’s Mamadou Sakho. And Puel insisted that should Jose Fonte leave, after requesting a transfer, a replacement may not be recruited because Jack Stephens and Florin Gardos will be […]

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino plays down significance of title clash against Manchester City

20 Jan

LISTEN TO LIVE AND EXCLUSIVE NATIONAL COMMENTARY OF MANCHESTER CITY V TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR ON TALKSPORT THIS SATURDAY, 17:30BST Mauricio Pochettino has played down the significance of his Tottenham side’s clash against Manchester City in the Premier League title race. Spurs travel to the Etihad Stadium on Saturday evening with the chance to move within four […]

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger says players have freedom to hold clubs to ransom

20 Jan

Arsene Wenger believes modern day players’ freedom of movement has allowed transfer sagas to become the norm. Chelsea’s Diego Costa and West Ham’s Dimitri Payet have been heavily linked with big money moves to China and France, with the duo reportedly refusing to play for their clubs in recent games. The Gunners face an ongoing […]

McVay: You can ‘win a championship with’ Kirk Cousins

20 Jan

Sean McVay is no longer Kirk Cousins‘ coach, but he’s becoming the quarterback’s best cheerleader — and tangentially a spokesman for leverage in future contract negotiations. The Los Angeles Rams‘ new coach gushed about his former quarterback, saying on WTEM-AM in Washington on Tuesday that Cousins is “a guy you can absolutely win a championship […]

Mike Mularkey: Marcus Mariota ‘on track’ in recovery

20 Jan

Marcus Mariota is on the mend three weeks after having a metal plate implanted on his broken fibula. Tennessee Titans coach Mike Mularkey told 102.5 The Game in Nashville on Wednesday that his starting quarterback was “doing great.” “I spoke with Marcus this afternoon,” Mularkey said, via The Tennessean. “He actually had an appointment, […]

NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport: Linebacker Bruce Irvin’s option too pricey for Seattle Seahawks

20 Jan

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Melvin Gordon: Anthony Lynn is ‘perfect’ for me

20 Jan

Anthony Lynn’s hire comes with some question marks about his pedigree as a first-time coach, but more than one player is pumped about the Los Angeles Chargers‘ new man in charge. “They say he is a running backs guru, so obviously I’m fired up!” beamed Melvin Gordon on Wednesday from the team’s rally to […]