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Cam Newton, Von Miller among 5 finalists for Alan Page Award

WASHINGTON (AP) — Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton and Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller are among five finalists for the NFL Players Association's Alan Page Community …

Broncos coach Vic Fangio hires 2 more assistants

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — New Broncos head coach Vic Fangio has hired two more members of his staff: tight ends coach Wade Harman and defensive backs coach Renaldo Hill.Harman has spent 19 of …

Seahawks sign former 1st-round QB Paxton Lynch

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks are giving quarterback Paxton Lynch another chance in the NFL.Lynch's signing Thursday throws the former first-round pick directly into the mix as a …

Broncos hire 49ers QBs coach Scangarello as OC

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The task of modernizing Denver's outdated offense goes to Rich Scangarello, whose stellar work as San Francisco's quarterbacks coach the last two seasons led to his …

Broncos long snapper Casey Kreiter named to Pro Bowl

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Denver Broncos third-year long snapper Casey Kreiter has been named to the Pro Bowl.Kreiter was chosen by Los Angeles Charges head coach Anthony Lynn as a "need" player …

Broncos hire 2 more Bears assistants

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — New Broncos coach Vic Fangio isn't just bringing his defensive philosophies from Chicago. He plucked outside linebackers coach Brandon Staley off the Bears' staff for …

Anderson shines after rejected by 3 non-playoff teams

As the top four point-producers in the NFL were advancing to the conference championship round for the first time ever, Dak Prescott was getting sacked by his own teammate, Tom Brady was embracing …

Vikes add Kubiak as assistant head coach, offensive adviser

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have hired Gary Kubiak as an assistant head coach and offensive adviser, a big bump in experience for Mike Zimmer's turned-over staff.The Vikings …

Steelers promote Shaun Sarrett to offensive line coach

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Shaun Sarrett is the new offensive line coach for the Pittsburgh Steelers.The Steelers promoted Sarrett on Monday to replace Mike Munchak, who left to take the same position …

Denver Broncos bring Mike Munchak in from Steelers

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Mike Munchak, who had been a finalist for Denver's head coaching job, is making a lateral move from the Pittsburgh Steelers to serve as the Broncos' new offensive line …

Bears hire Pagano as defensive coordinator to replace Fangio

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears rode a dominant defense to the NFC North championship in a breakout season. They hope to keep it going with a new coordinator.The Bears hired former …

AP Source: Kubiak not returning to Broncos staff

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Gary Kubiak won't return to run the Denver Broncos offense after all for new head coach Vic Fangio, a person with knowledge of the decision told The Associated Press …

Cardinals hire former Broncos coach Joseph as D-coordinator

PHOENIX (AP) — Former Denver Broncos head coach Vance Joseph has been hired as the defensive coordinator on new Arizona Cardinals coach Kliff Kingsbury's staff.General manager Steve Keim had …

Elway: Fangio 'as good of a football coach as you can find'

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — All Vic Fangio ever wanted to do was teach kids and become a head high school football coach, and he figured he was on his way when his first job out of college was …

AP Source: Former Broncos coach Joseph could join Browns

CLEVELAND (AP) — Freddie Kitchens hasn't signed his contract as Browns coach. He's working anyway.Kitchens has begun assembling his staff and will interview former Broncos coach Vance Joseph …

AP source: Jets hire former Dolphins coach Adam Gase

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets stayed in the AFC East to find their new head coach.Former Miami Dolphins coach Adam Gase agreed Wednesday night to take the Jets job, a person familiar with …

AP source: Broncos pick Vic Fangio as new head coach

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Forget RPOs. John Elway is going with AARP.The Chicago Bears defensive coordinator Vic Fangio, 60, has accepted Elway's offer to become the Denver Broncos' next head …

AP source: Denver Broncos hiring Chicago Bears defensive coordinator Vic Fangio as head coach

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — AP source: Denver Broncos hiring Chicago Bears defensive coordinator Vic Fangio as head coach.

Broncos' Lindsay headed to Pro Bowl as social correspondent

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Denver Broncos rookie rushing sensation Phillip Lindsay is going to the Pro Bowl on the NFL's dime even though he won't play in the all-star game because he's …

Broncos interview Bears defensive coordinator Fangio

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — John Elway met with Bears defensive coordinator Vic Fangio about the Denver Broncos' head coaching vacancy Monday, a day after Chicago's 16-15 loss to the Philadelphia …