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The story of Matt LaFleur's rise isn't merely how he got one of the most coveted jobs in sports, but rather how he got to the NFL in the first place.

'Damn, that's a nice jump': How Matt LaFleur went from Ashland to NFL

The story of Matt LaFleur's rise isn't merely how he got one of the most coveted jobs in sports, but rather how he got to the NFL in the first place. [http://www.espn.com]

Gregg Williams, the former head coach of the Bills who served as interim coach of the Browns last season, will be defensive coordinator for the Jets under Adam Gase, a source told ESPN.

Source: Jets finalizing deal to hire Williams as DC

Gregg Williams, the former head coach of the Bills who served as interim coach of the Browns last season, will be defensive coordinator for the Jets under Adam Gase, a source told ESPN. [http://www.espn.com]

Panthers owner David Tepper said Tuesday that the team is keeping all options on the table when it comes to the sore right shoulder of quarterback Cam Newton, including the possibility of the former MVP sitting out the 2019 season.

With Cam hurt, Panthers keeping 'options open'

Panthers owner David Tepper said Tuesday that the team is keeping all options on the table when it comes to the sore right shoulder of quarterback Cam Newton, including the possibility of the former MVP sitting out the 2019 season. [http://www.espn.com]

Falcons DE Takkarist McKinley was undergoing a mental evaluation after police were called to a hotel in Los Angeles.

Falcons' McKinley undergoes mental evaluation

Falcons DE Takkarist McKinley was undergoing a mental evaluation after police were called to a hotel in Los Angeles. [http://www.espn.com]

Veteran linebacker Lorenzo Alexander, who started eight games for the Bills last season and finished second with 6.5 sacks, re-signed with the team on a one-year deal.

Alexander avoids free agency, re-signs with Bills

Veteran linebacker Lorenzo Alexander, who started eight games for the Bills last season and finished second with 6.5 sacks, re-signed with the team on a one-year deal. [http://www.espn.com]

Bruce Arians, who was the Steelers' offensive coordinator when Antonio Brown was a rookie, has been observing the All-Pro wide receiver from afar and doesn't like what he sees.

Arians says he sees too much 'diva' in WR Brown

Bruce Arians, who was the Steelers' offensive coordinator when Antonio Brown was a rookie, has been observing the All-Pro wide receiver from afar and doesn't like what he sees. [http://www.espn.com]

Despite Nick Foles' success in limited time the past two years, Eagles coach Doug Pederson says the team is committed to Carson Wentz.

Pederson: Eagles committed to Wentz at QB

Despite Nick Foles' success in limited time the past two years, Eagles coach Doug Pederson says the team is committed to Carson Wentz. [http://www.espn.com]

As the Patriots prepare to play in one of the toughest road venues in the NFL for the AFC title, Bill Belichick says road woes aren't a concern.

Bill Belichick not interested in making road struggles a hot topic

As the Patriots prepare to play in one of the toughest road venues in the NFL for the AFC title, Bill Belichick says road woes aren't a concern. [http://www.espn.com]

One thing the Chiefs could rely on from their defense is rushing the passer. Facing Brady and the Patriots, they'll need it more than ever.

Chiefs' pass rush will get ultimate test from Tom Brady

One thing the Chiefs could rely on from their defense is rushing the passer. Facing Brady and the Patriots, they'll need it more than ever. [http://www.espn.com]

Drew Brees remains an impact player at age 40, following the path of 40 other athletes who have defied Father Time.

Saints QB Drew Brees latest to prove age is just number

Drew Brees remains an impact player at age 40, following the path of 40 other athletes who have defied Father Time. [http://www.espn.com]