AFC South Team Schecules

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HOUSTON TEXANS

Sept. 9 at New England Patriots, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Sept. 16 at Tennessee Titans, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Sept. 23 vs. New York Giants, 1 p.m. (FOX)

Sept. 30 at Indianapolis Colts, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Oct. 7 vs. Dallas Cowboys, 8:20 p.m. (NBC)

Oct. 14 vs. Buffalo Bills, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Oct. 21 at Jacksonville Jaguars, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Oct. 25 vs. Miami Dolphins, 8:20 p.m. (FOX/NFLN)

Nov. 4 at Denver Broncos, 4:05 PM (CBS)

Nov. 11 -- BYE

Nov. 18 at Washington Redskins, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Nov. 26 vs. Tennessee Titans, 8:15 p.m. (ESPN)

Dec. 2 vs. Cleveland Browns, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Dec. 9 vs. Indianapolis Colts, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Dec. 15 at New York Jets, TBD (NFLN)

Dec. 23 at Philadelphia Eagles, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Dec. 30 vs. Jacksonville Jaguars, 1 p.m. (CBS)


INDIANAPOLIS COLTS

Sept. 9 vs. Cincinnati Bengals, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Sept. 16 at Washington Redskins, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Sept. 23 at Philadelphia Eagles, 1 p.m. (FOX)

Sept. 30 vs. Houston Texans, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Oct. 4 at New England Patriots, 8:20 PM (FOX/NFLN)

Oct. 14 at New York Jets, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Oct. 21 vs. Buffalo Bills, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Oct. 28 at Oakland Raiders, 4:05 PM (CBS)

Nov. 4 -- BYE

Nov. 11 vs. Jacksonville Jaguars, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Nov. 18 vs. Tennessee Titans, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Nov. 25 vs. Miami Dolphins, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Dec. 2 at Jacksonville Jaguars, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Dec. 9 at Houston Texans, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Dec. 16 vs. Dallas Cowboys, 1 p.m. (FOX)

Dec. 22 or 23 vs. New York Giants, TBD (TBD)

Dec. 30 at Tennessee Titans, 1 p.m. (CBS)


JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS

Sept. 9 at New York Giants, 1 p.m. (FOX)

Sept. 16 vs. New England Patriots, 4:25 p.m. (CBS)

Sept. 23 vs. Tennessee Titans, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Sept. 30 vs. New York Jets, 1 p.m. (FOX)

Oct. 7 at Kansas City Chiefs, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Oct. 14 at Dallas Cowboys, 4:25 p.m. (CBS)

Oct. 21 vs. Houston Texans, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Oct. 28 vs. Philadelphia Eagles (London), 9:30 a.m. (NFLN)

Nov. 4 -- BYE

Nov. 11 at Indianapolis Colts, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Nov. 18 vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, 8:20 p.m. (NBC)

Nov. 25 at Buffalo Bills, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Dec. 2 vs. Indianapolis Colts, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Dec. 6 at Tennessee Titans, 8:20 p.m. (FOX/NFLN)

Dec. 16 vs. Washington Redskins, 1 p.m. (FOX)

Dec. 22 or 23 at Miami Dolphins, TBD (TBD)

Dec. 30 at Houston Texans, 1 p.m. (CBS)


TENNESSEE TITANS

Sept. 9 at Miami Dolphins, 1 p.m. (FOX)

Sept. 16 vs. Houston Texans, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Sept. 23 at Jacksonville Jaguars, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Sept. 30 vs. Philadelphia Eagles, 1 p.m. (FOX)

Oct. 7 at Buffalo Bills, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Oct. 14 vs. Baltimore Ravens, 4:25 p.m. (CBS)

Oct. 21 at Los Angeles Chargers (London), 9:30 a.m. (CBS)

Oct. 28 -- BYE

Nov. 5 at Dallas Cowboys, 8:15 p.m. (ESPN)

Nov. 11 vs. New England Patriots, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Nov. 18 at Indianapolis Colts, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Nov. 26 at Houston Texans, 8:15 PM (ESPN)

Dec. 2 vs. New York Jets, 4:05 p.m. (CBS)

Dec. 6 vs. Jacksonville Jaguars, 8:20 p.m. (FOX/NFLN)

Dec. 16 at New York Giants, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Dec. 22 or 23 vs. Washington Redskins, TBD (TBD)

Dec. 30 vs. Indianapolis Colts, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Sunday night games in Weeks 5-16 subject to change; Week 17 game TBD


Houston Texans News

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Deshaun Watson thanks DeAndre Hopkins after trade

 

Deshaun Watson was able to say thank you to his No. 1 target after he was traded to the Cardinals. "Wishing you everything you deserve," he said on Twitter to DeAndre Hopkins.

 

Stunner: Texans trade DeAndre Hopkins to Cardinals

 

In a surprising move, DeAndre Hopkins is headed to Arizona. The Cardinals are receiving the star wideout in a deal with the Houston Texans for RB David Johnson, Ian Rapoport reported.

 

Roundup: Texans' Bradley Roby inks 3-year, $36M deal

 

Bradley Roby played just 10 games with the Texans last year. It was enough to earn the veteran CB a new three year-deal for $36 million, Ian Rapoport, Mike Garafolo and James Palmer report.

 

Texans sign return man DeAndre Carter to extension

 

Houston's return man is returning to the team in 2020. The Texans signed DeAndre Carter to an extension on Wednesday, less than a week before he was set to be an exclusive rights free agent.

 

Texans, Johnathan Joseph agree CB will hit FA market

 

The Houston Texans and cornerback Johnathan Joseph have mutually agreed to part ways, the team announced Wednesday. Joseph will hit free agency after nine seasons in Houston.

 

Texans agree to contracts with K Fairbairn, TE Fells

 

The Texans and tight end Darren Fells agreed to terms Tuesday on a two-year contract extension worth $7 million. Soon after the team and kicker Ka'imi Fairbairn also inked a new deal.

 

Texans coach Bill O'Brien gains general manager title

 

The Texans announced Tuesday that Bill O'Brien gained the GM title that was vacant since the team fired Brian Gaine. The Texans also announced Jack Easterby is now the EVP of football operations.

 

Texans LT Laremy Tunsil 'happy to stay' beyond 2020

 

After being traded to the Houston Texans from Miami, LT Laremy Tunsil expressed his perspective as he enters the final year of his rookie contract in 2020.

 

Roundup: Texans S Reid played with torn labrum

 

Texans safety Justin Reid announced via social media on Wednesday that he will undergo surgery after playing the season with a torn labrum.

 

Texans expected to name Anthony Weaver as next DC

 

Defensive line coach Anthony Weaver is expected to become the Houston Texans' next defensive coordinator, per NFL Network's Tom Pelissero. The Texans are moving on from Romeo Crennel.

 

Bill O'Brien on Texans' trades: Those moves did pay off

 

Bill O'Brien spearheaded a bevy of moves in pursuit of a championship and while the team fell short of its goal, the Houston Texans head coach said he believes that the trades were worth it.

 

Bill O'Brien doesn't expect Texans to hire GM in 2020

 

Houston Texans coach Bill O'Brien doesn't see the team hiring an official general manager in 2020. O'Brien took on that role last season.

 

Bill O'Brien explains thinking behind FG call, fake punt

 

For a quarter, it looked as if this would be the weekend of stunning playoff upsets. Two fateful decisions made in Kansas City by Houston Texans coach Bill O'Brien ensured that would not be the case.

 

Chiefs rally past Texans for wild AFC divisional win

 

Patrick Mahomes and Travis Kelce rallied the Chiefs from a 24-point deficit and past the Texans, 51-31, for a wild AFC Divisional Round victory on Sunday.

 

Roundup: Texans WRs active; Chris Jones inactive

 

Texans receiver Kenny Stills and tight end Darren Fells are expected to play in Sunday's divisional playoff game, per NFL Network's James Palmer. Wideout Will Fuller is expected to be active.

 

Roundup: Will Fuller a game-time decision vs. Chiefs

 

Texans WR Will Fuller (groin) is facing another game-time decision on Sunday when Houston heads to Kansas City to face the Chiefs in the Divisional Round.

 


Indianapolis Colts News

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Frank Reich's Colts ecstatic to work with Philip Rivers

 

Colts coach Frank Reich is ecstatic to work with a potential future Hall of Fame quarterback. Why he feels so good about Philip Rivers coming to Indianapolis.

 

Colts add ex-Vikings CB Xavier Rhodes on 1-year deal

 

The Colts have agreed to terms on a one-year deal with former Vikings cornerback Xavier Rhodes, according to NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport, per Rhodes' agent, Sunny Shah.

 

Colts owner Jim Irsay: Philip Rivers 'is a young 38'

 

How old is 38, really? The Colts are betting not too old to be great. Citing Tom Brady and Drew Brees, Indianapolis owner Jim Irsay said he isn't concerned about new QB acquisition Philip Rivers' age.

 

Philip Rivers considered retirement before free agency

 

Philip Rivers, a free agent for the first time in his career, had been projected for weeks to end up with the Colts. Before that opportunity came, the former Chargers QB said he was pondering retirement.

 

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Running back Kenyan Drake signed his transition tag with the Cardinals, while cornerback Pierre Desir has been released by the Colts.

 

Philip Rivers agrees to one-year, $25M deal with Colts

 

Philip Rivers is headed to Indianapolis. The Colts have agreed to terms on a deal with the veteran quarterback, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport and NFL Network's Judy Battista reported.

 

Colts acquire DeForest Buckner for first-round pick

 

Soon after locking up Arik Armstead on a five-year deal, the 49ers shipped out another star defensive lineman. The Colts are acquiring DeForest Buckner from the Niners in exchange for their 2020 first-round pick.

 

Anthony Castonzo, Colts agree to 2-year, $33M deal

 

The Indianapolis Colts' offensive line will have continuity in 2020. NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reports Anthony Castonzo is staying in Indy on a two-year, $33 million contract.

 

Brissett on Colts QB rumors: 'Just doing my job'

 

Jacoby Brissett's time with the Indianapolis Colts has been a hot topic of debate the past few months. The 27-year-old quarterback is choosing to focus on what he can control.

 

Leonard backs Brissett as QB with rumors swirling

 

With rumors of Philip Rivers coming to the Colts abundant, Darius Leonard gave his support to Jacoby Brissett when he talked to NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport.

 

Colts interested in veteran QB Philip Rivers

 

Philip Rivers to Indy? NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports that talk at the NFL Scouting Combine seem like the veteran quarterback could end up with the Colts.

 

Colts GM: LT Anthony Castonzo returning for 2020

 

Two days after owner Jim Irsay said there was a "strong likelihood" offensive tackle Anthony Castonzo would return in 2020, Colts GM Chris Ballard announced that the tackle will indeed be back.

 

Irsay: Colts 'open-minded' about Brissett, QB situation

 

Colts owner Jim Irsay said Jacoby Brissett would be the team's starter if the team played this weekend. But a flush QB market could change Indianapolis' plans between now and the 2020 opener.

 

Melvin Gordon thinks Philip Rivers will sign with Colts

 

Which NFL team will veteran quarterback Philip Rivers sign with when free agency begins next month? Former Los Angeles Chargers teammate Melvin Gordon has an idea.

 

Tannehill among Pro Bowl replacements for Chiefs

 

Ryan Tannehill, Jurrell Casey, D.J. Chark, Josh Allen and Jack Doyle are now headed to the Pro Bowl as replacements for Super Bowl-bound Chiefs.

 

Ballard: 'Jury's still out' on Jacoby Brissett as Colts' QB

 

Indianapolis Colts general manager Chris Ballard says the jury's still out on Jacoby's Brissett's future at the quarterback position. Why he thinks he deserves another look in 2020.

 

Irsay to fans: Colts on 'doorstep of great things'

 

Following 7-9 season, Colts owner and CEO Jim Irsay writes letter to fans assuring them he believes in his GM and coach and that they are "on the doorstep of great things."

 

Colts not expecting Andrew Luck back; could look for QB?

 

There's no signs of Andrew Luck coming out of retirement and Jacoby Brissett's 2019 campaign has the Colts likely to be looking into the offseason quarterback market.

 

What to watch for in Colts-Saints on 'MNF'

 

Jacoby Brissett and the Indianapolis Colts (6-7) look to end their skid against Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints (10-3) on "Monday Night Football." Grant Gordon breaks down what to watch for.

 

Drew Brees, Michael Thomas chasing Colts' NFL records

 

Drew Brees is chasing Peyton Manning and Michael Thomas is chasing Marvin Harrison as the Saints look to run off the Colts on Monday night.

 


Jacksonville Jaguars News

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Yannick Ngakoue drawing trade interest ahead of draft

 

With the 2020 NFL Draft three weeks away, Jaguars defensive end Yannick Ngakoue, who is seeking to move on from the franchise, is drawing trade interest from teams, per NFL Network's Mike Garafolo.

 

Campbell motivated by 'trying to prove them wrong'

 

Traded by the Jaguars to the Ravens for just a fifth-round pick, veteran Calais Campbell is motivated "because I'm always trying to prove them wrong."

 

Joe Schobert joins Jaguars on five-year, $53.8M deal

 

Joe Schobert left Cleveland in search of a better offer elsewhere, and his gamble proved wise. Schobert has agreed to a five-year, $53.75 million deal with the Jacksonville Jaguars.

 

A.J. Bouye 'excited' about being traded to Denver

 

A.J. Bouye says he's excited about joining the Denver Broncos when the new league year opens on March 18. Jacksonville has agreed to deal the veteran corner for a fourth-round draft pick.

 

Jaguars agree to trade CB A.J. Bouye to Broncos

 

The Jaguars have agreed to a trade with the Broncos to send cornerback A.J. Bouye to Denver in exchange for a 2020 fourth-round pick. The trade cannot become official until the new league year begins.

 

Jags plan to use franchise tag on Yannick Ngakoue

 

Yannick Ngakoue said he no longer wants to play for the Jacksonville Jaguars, but the team plans to use the franchise tag on the edge rusher, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports.

 

Jaguars undecided on Foles, Minshew as starter

 

Jaguars head coach Doug Marrone and general manager David Caldwell are offering no clues on whether Nick Foles or Gardner Minshew will be the 2020 starting quarterback.

 

Roundup: Jaguars to decline DT Marcell Dareus' option

 

The Jacksonville Jaguars have decided to decline defensive tackle Marcell Dareus' $19.5 million option, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday.

 

Minshew passes Thunderbirds test with flying colors

 

Jaguars quarterback Gardner Minshew flew with the Air Force Thunderbirds last month and Lt. Col Kevin DiFalco raved about how Minshew handled the potentially jarring nature of the flight.

 

Jaguars add ex-Giants HC Ben McAdoo as QB coach

 

Former New York Giants head coach Ben McAdoo is headed the Jacksonville. The Jaguars announced Wednesday that McAdoo will be the team's next quarterbacks coach.

 

Calais Campbell sees advantage in two London games

 

The Jaguars will play two regular-season games in London during the 2020 season. Calais Campbell acknowledges the possible advantages of playing consecutive games overseas.

 

Calais Campbell believes his play justifies '20 salary

 

Calais Campbell is set to make $17.5 million in 2020, a major cap hit that will have to be decided on by the Jaguars' front office. Campbell says his play has more than justified his pay.

 

Jaguars DE Allen focused on team-wide improvement

 

Josh Allen's Pro Bowl season went under the radar, but the Jaguars defensive end hopes to not only make more noise in his second year but help establish a team-wide enhancement.

 

Jaguars hire ex-Redskins coach Jay Gruden as OC

 

Jay Gruden is heading from D.C. to Duval. The Jacksonville Jaguars hired the former Washington Redskins head coach as their third offensive coordinator is as many seasons.

 

Jags GM: Signing Ngakoue should be 'relatively' easy

 

Yannick Ngakoue is going to cash in this spring. The Jaguars hope he does so in Duval. Jags GM Dave Caldwell told the team website that Jacksonville "would love to have" the defensive end back.

 


Tennessee Titans News

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Elway: Broncos got a 'steal' in trade for Jurrell Casey

 

Broncos GM John Elway believes Denver got a "steal" when it brought in Jurrell Casey in exchange for just a seventh-round pick from the Titans.

 

Titans signing edge rusher Vic Beasley to 1-year deal

 

Vic Beasley is jumping from the NFC South to the AFC South. The former first-round edge rusher is signing a one-year deal with the Tennessee Titans after five seasons with the Atlanta Falcons.

 

Titans place franchise tag on RB Derrick Henry

 

A day after locking up QB Ryan Tannehill, the Titans have done the same with the NFL's rushing champ. Tennessee placed the franchise tag on RB Derrick Henry, Mike Giardi reports.

 

Ryan Tannehill, Titans agree on contract extension

 

Quarterback Ryan Tannehill is re-signing with the Titans a year after coming off the bench to help Tennessee on an AFC Championship Game run.

 

Vrabel: FaceTime with Brady just old friends talking

 

Appearing on Good Morning Football on Friday, Titans coach Mike Vrabel covered plenty of topics, including downplaying his recent FaceTime conversation with Tom Brady.

 

Titans donating $1 million toward tornado relief efforts

 

In the aftermath of a devastating tornado in Tennessee, the Titans announced a $1 million pledge to The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee. The NFL Foundation will also donate $250K.

 

Tannehill reaffirms he'd 'like to be back' with Titans

 

There's been no progress with free-agent QB Ryan Tannehill, but he repeated that he'd like to return to play for the Titans, but knows an "exciting couple of weeks" lie ahead.

 

Titans pledge assistance following Nashville tornadoes

 

In response to tornadoes tearing through the Nashville area, causing miles of damage and claiming the lives of at least 22 people, Titans owner Amy Adams Strunk pledged the franchise will assist those in need.

 

Retaining Derrick Henry a top priority for Titans

 

Derrick Henry is among the NFL's most-prized free agents this offseason. Titans GM Jon Robinson said Tuesday that the team plans to do everything it can to ensure Henry is around in 2020.

 

Roundup: Titans sign TE Anthony Firkser to extension

 

Anthony Firkser saved his best for last this season, and the Titans are rewarding him for it. Tennessee signed the young TE, who caught two touchdowns in the postseason, to a one-year extension.

 

Titans add Jim Haslett as ILB coach, won't hire DC

 

The Tennessee Titans won't replace retired defensive coordinator Dean Pees in 2020 and have instead opted to finalize the coaching staff by hiring Jim Haslett as inside linebackers coach.

 

Ryan Tannehill named 2019 Comeback Player of Year

 

Titans quarterback Ryan Tannehill took over the starting reins midseason and helped propel Tennessee to an unlikely playoff bid. For his efforts, Tannehill was named 2019 AP Comeback Player of the Year.

 

Titans' A.J. Brown after season's end: 'We want more'

 

A.J. Brown had an impressive rookie season, tallying over 1,000 receiving yards and scoring eight touchdowns, but the Tennessee Titans wide receiver said he's hungry for more next season.

 

Titans DC Dean Pees retires after 16 seasons in NFL

 

Tennessee Titans defensive coordinator Dean Pees announced his retirement on Monday following the team's loss in the AFC Championship Game. Pees' NFL career spanned 16 seasons.