- Bears announced they have hired former Redskins offensive quality control coach Dave Ragone as their new quarterbacks coach.
- Jeff Howe of the Boston Herald reports that LB Jamie Collins will be good to go for the Patriots’ upcoming AFC Championship game after being listed as questionable with a back injury.
- Patriots have declared RG Tre’ Jackson (knee) and OT LaAdrian Waddle out for their upcoming AFC Championship game.
- Clifton Brown of CSN Mid-Atlantic expects the Ravens to re-sign impending free agent WR Kamar Aiken and pass on free agents like Browns WR Travis Benjamin.
- Brown believes the Ravens would target a veteran cap casualty before pursuing a younger free agent at wide receiver.
- Garrett Downing of the Ravens’ official site expects RB Buck Allen to challenge RB Justin Forsett and RB Lorenzo Taliaferro for playing time in 2016.
- Redskins announced they have hired former Colts DC Greg Manusky as their new outside linebackers coach.