Seahawks Film Room: How Russell Wilson was sometimes his own worst enemy in 2018 – The Athletic
The upshot: The Seahawks gave up 51 sacks but got improved play from their offensive line, and Russell Wilson’s talents also sometimes create situations where he gets sacked more often.
City of Seattle announces January 18 as Paul G. Allen Day
Mayor Jenny Durkan and the City of Seattle have officially declared January 18 as Paul G. Allen Day in honor of Allen.
Hue Jackson interviews with Cardinals for OC position – NFL.com
Since Hue Jackson isn’t returning to Cincinnati, it’s time for the coach to find a new destination. Might Jackson be headed west for drier lands with the promise of offensive fireworks?
Saints’ Klein on Rams: ‘We knew we’d see them again’ – NFL.com
Two months ago, the Saints knocked off the then-unbeaten Rams. Several New Orleans players came out of the game believing they’d probably meet again in the postseason. And they were right.
Chiefs safety Eric Berry (heel) to play versus Patriots – NFL.com
Chiefs safety Eric Berry (heel) is not listed on Kansas City’s official injury report and will play in Sunday’s AFC Championship Game versus the New England Patriots.
Saints TE Ben Watson not expected to play vs. Rams – NFL.com
Saints tight end Ben Watson not expected to play in Sunday’s NFC Championship Game against the Rams because of appendicitis, Ian Rapoport reports.
Cowboys part ways with fourth-year OC Scott Linehan – NFL.com
The Cowboys will have a new offensive play-caller in 2019. Dallas announced Friday they have parted ways with offensive coordinator Scott Linehan after finishing 22nd in total yards and scoring in 2018.
Justin Houston’s presence could swing Chiefs-Patriots rematch to Kansas City – ProFootballTalk
When the Chiefs and Patriots met in the regular season, the Chiefs were without their best pass rusher, Justin Houston. When they meet on Sunday in the AFC Championship Game, Houston will be back. That could make a very big difference.
Cameron Brate undergoes hip surgery – ProFootballTalk
Bucs tight end Cameron Brate will spend the next few months rehabbing after undergoing hip surgery, Jenna Laine of ESPN reports. Brate played most of the season with a torn labrum in his hip. The arthroscopic surgery included the removal of bone fragments.
Report: Baker Mayfield has fine reduced to $1,700 – ProFootballTalk
Baker Mayfield isn’t even playing, and he’s cashing in this week. The Browns quarterback had his fine for a lewd gesture reduced on appeal, Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports.