Jacksonville Jaguars RB Leonard Fournette finished the playoffs with four rushing touchdowns, which is tied for the most by a rookie in postseason history. Retired RBs Norm Standlee (1941), Tony Dorsett (1977), William Floyd (1994) and Jamal Lewis (2000) are the others to have accomplished this feat.
Philadelphia Eagles RB LeGarrette Blount moved up to seventh on the NFL's all-time postseason rushing touchdown leaderboard, scoring his 10th career playoff touchdown on the ground in the team's Conference Championship win Sunday, Jan. 21, against the Minnesota Vikings.
Philadelphia Eagles QB Nick Foles' 97.0 Total QBR in the team's NFC Conference Championship victory over the Minnesota Vikings Sunday, Jan. 21, was the fourth-highest QBR in a playoff game since 2006, which is as far back as the metric goes.
New England Patriots QB Tom Brady (hand) mentioned he was getting the 12 stitches on his hand removed in the coming days. 'And at that point, again, because I was fortunate not to tear any ligaments or anything like that - there was no broken bones - that was obviously the best news I could ever hear based on what you thought it could be,' he said. 'It ended up being a lot of good luck after, I'd say, a pretty unlucky injury. It turned out to be a lot good luck it wasn't more serious than it was.'
Green Bay Packers RB Jamaal Williams conceded that in his exit interviews with head coach Mike McCarthy and running backs coach Ben Sirmans, 'We were just in agreement that I've got to get my feet quicker and just get a little more speed happening and make sure that my knees are up. So, I'm just going to be working on my lateral movements, speed, make sure I get my knees up, make sure my lower body's a lot stronger.'
Pittsburgh Steelers impending free-agent RB Le'Veon Bell could be a target for the Oakland Raiders, according to The MMQB's Peter King.
Former Seattle Seahawks defensive coordinator Kris Richard has agreed to terms with the Dallas Cowboys to be their defensive passing game coordinator Monday, Jan. 22.
The Dallas Cowboys talked with former Seattle Seahawks defensive coordinator Kris Richard Sunday, Jan. 21, about a possible position on their coaching staff, according to a source.
The Detroit Lions and quarterbacks coach Brian Callahan agreed to part ways Monday, Jan. 22.
Tennessee Titans offensive coordinator Terry Robiskie, linebackers coach Lou Spanos and special teams coach Steve Hoffman were fired Monday, Jan. 22.
Jacksonville Jaguars QB Blake Bortles said he would be 'thrilled' to remain with the Jacksonville Jaguars. The fourth-year quarterback will be an impending free agent in 2019.
Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur was officially been hired as the new head coach of the New York Giants Monday, Jan. 22.