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WASHINGTON REDSKINS (7-9)
New faces: QB Case Keenum, rookie QB Dwayne Haskins, S Landon Collins, rookie edge rusher Montez Sweat, rookie WR Terry McLaurin, LB Jon Bostic, rookie WR Kelvin...
Redskins promote Kevin O’Connell to offensive coordinator
ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — The Washington Redskins have promoted Kevin O'Connell to offensive coordinator after he previously served as passing game coordinator and quarterbacks coach.
The team announced O'Connell's promotion Tuesday along with other changes to Jay Gruden's coaching staff. Matt Cavanaugh, who had been offensive coordinator the past two seasons, is now the Redskins' senior offensive assistant.
Browns hire Gregg Williams as defensive coordinator
CLEVELAND (AP) — Gregg Williams revived his coaching career after shame and suspension.
His next challenge: repairing Cleveland's leaky defense.
Williams was hired Sunday as the Browns defensive coordinator, replacing Ray Horton, fired by coach Hue Jackson less than a week after Cleveland concluded a 1-15 season.
Williams was banned by the NFL for one season in 2012 for his involvement in New Orleans' notorious "Bountygate" scandal. He spent the past three seasons with the Rams.
Browns hire Gregg Williams as new defensive coordinator
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns have hired Gregg Williams to fix a defense that was among the NFL's worst in 2016.
Buffalo's coach from 2001 to 2003, Williams spent the past three seasons as defensive coordinator for the Los Angeles Rams. He replaces Ray Horton, who was fired by Hue Jackson after Cleveland went 1-15 this season. It's the second time Horton has been dismissed by the Browns after one season.
AP Source: Browns fire defensive coordinator Ray Horton
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns forced a big turnover on defense.
Following a 1-15 season, Cleveland fired defensive coordinator Ray Horton on Saturday night and the Browns have an agreement in place for former Buffalo coach Gregg Williams to replace him, a person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press. Williams was the Rams' defensive coordinator the last three seasons.
Browns contemplating change at defensive coordinator
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns are contemplating a major change on defense after a miserable 1-15 season.
Cleveland has discussed firing defensive coordinator Ray Horton, who rejoined the club on coach Hue Jackson's staff after being dismissed after the 2013 season.
One of the possible replacements for Horton is Los Angeles Rams defensive coordinator Gregg Williams.
Tennessee Titans Preview Capsule
TENNESSEE TITANS (3-13)
New faces: RB DeMarco Murray, RB Derrick Henry, QB Matt Cassel, C Ben Jones, RT Jack Conklin, WR Rishard Matthews, WR Andre Johnson, WR Tajae Sharpe, CB Brice McCain, CB Antwon Blake, S Rashad Johnson, LB Kevin Dodd, GM Jon Robinson, coach Mike Mularkey, offensive coordinator Terry Robiskie, OL coach Russ Grimm, defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau, special teams coordinator Bobby April.