NFL Notes: Bengals, Chargers, Seahawks, & Texans


Bengals owner Mike Brown tells Alex Marvez of FOX Sports that he expects OC Hue Jackson to get interviews for head-coaching vacancies after the season.

Hue is a very qualified coach. We think the world of Hue,” Browns said. “You’re right — we’ve had (Jay) Gruden and (Mike) Zimmer leave, and I’m sure after this year Hue will be a candidate. It is a compliment to Marvin and maybe some others here as well. I like to see it when they achieve. It’s flattering when that happens. It works against our best interest because we have to regroup and reestablish ourselves but it’s also heartwarming to see your people achieve their ambitions.


  • Chargers WR Malcolm Floyd plans on returning to action this season from his shoulder injury, but is is still set on retiring next year. (Tom Krasovic)


Seahawks HC Pete Carroll said that they’re hoping OLB Bruce Irvin‘s MCL injury is just two-week issue at most.

He’s got a sore knee and he’s going to miss this week unless something miraculous happens,” Carroll said, via “Hopefully we can contain it to a two-week thing if that’s the case.


  • Ian Rapoport reports that the Texans’ decision to claim QB Brandon Weeden off of waivers from the Cowboys is due to Brian Hoyer‘s being expected to miss Sunday’s game with a concussion.

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