- Mike Klis of 9 News mentions that new Broncos OC Pat Shurmur‘s offense is expected to use “plenty of three-wide receiver sets, a commitment to the run, deep passes off play-action and utilization of the screen game.”
- According to Klis, Shurmur received a two-year contract that includes offset language on both seasons.
- Klis points out that coordinators with Shurmur’s experience “typically” make annual contracts of $1-2 million.
- According to the Athletic’s Nicki Jhabvala, former Giants offensive assistant Ryan Roeder is a name to watch for the Broncos’ staff under Shurmur.
- ABC Denver 7’s Troy Renck also mentions Giants OC Mike Shula as a name to watch.
- Broncos CB De’Vante Bausby says he’s at full health and ready for the 2020 season after suffering a serious neck injury earlier in 2019. (Twitter)
- According to Carrington Harrison of 610SportsKC, Chiefs DT Chris Jones (calf) is not expected to practice this week and his playing status for the AFC Championship Game against the Titans will be evaluated Saturday.
- Jones is expected to be fine for the Super Bowl should Kansas City advance.
- Chiefs RB LeSean McCoy and QB Matt Moore also both missed practice because of an illness. (BJ Kissel)
- Chiefs S Juan Thornhill announced on Instagram that he successfully underwent surgery on his knee.
- According to NFL Media’s Tom Pelissero, Raiders G Denzelle Good‘s one-year deal is worth $2.3 million with $1.4 million guaranteed. Good can make as much as $3.3 million with incentives for playing time.
- Jason Cole says there’s a “persistent rumor” that Raiders’ officials are in “contingency talks” with the City of Oakland to stay in California through 2020.