NFL Notes: Cardinals, Chiefs, Eagles, Packers, & Ravens


Cardinals RB Chris Johnson (broken leg, I.R./return) confirmed he’ll be “ready to go” if they make it to the Super Bowl.

God-willing, we get there,” Johnson said, via USA Today, “and then, it’s showtime.”



  • Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie said he had 25 candidates lined up for the job including some candidates who were head coaches on other teams.
  • Ian Rapoport suggests Tom Coughlin, Chuck Pagano, and Sean Payton as candidates from other teams that the Eagles likely had interest in.
  • According to Pro Football Talk, the Eagles and one other team were interested in John Harbaugh.
  • New HC Doug Pederson said that he hasn’t decided on an offensive coordinator yet.
  • Regarding the quarterback position, Pederson said that he’s still evaluating their options and mentioned that Sam Bradford is “top notch.” (Josina Anderson)
  • Pederson added that Bradford “would fit perfectly” into what he wants to do. (Les Bowen)
  • Pederson confirmed that he will call plays for the Eagles. (Jeff McLane)
  • Pederson said that Dave Fipp will be retained as special teams coordinator and Jeff Stoutland likely to remain their offensive line coach. (Zach Berman)
  • According to Pederson, Ken Flajole is a candidate to join defensive staff. (Bob Grotz)
  • Pederson said that he would consider Pat Schurmur remaining as the team’s offensive coordinator. (Jeff McLane)



  • Ravens long snapper Morgan Cox has been named to the Pro Bowl team.

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