NFL Notes: USC, Buccaneers, Cardinals, Chiefs, & Panthers


  • Paul Finebaum of the SEC Network mentioned that he believe the two leading candidates for the USC head coaching job will be Eagles HC Chip Kelly and and Texas A&M HC Kevin Sumlin. (Adam Schefter)
  • However, former Buccaneers GM Mark Dominik isn’t buying that Chip Kelly has any interest in leaving the NFL for this job.



  • Ed Werder reports that DE Dwight Freeney has $1 million sack incentives in his new one-year contract with the Cardinals.
  • According to Werder, Freeney will receive a $200,000 bonus for four sacks and $100,000k for each sack  thereafter up to 12 max.


  • Aaron Wilson reports that the Chiefs have signed G Mike Liedtke to their practice squad.


  • Jonathan Jones reports that Panthers LB Luke Kuechly has been cleared by an independent doctor and is out of the league’s concussion protocol.

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