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Seahawks hire Ken Norton Jr. as defensive coordinator

Monday, January 15, 2018, 9:28pm

ESPN - [Full Article]

The changes to the Seattle Seahawks' coaching staff continued Monday, with the team expected to hire Ken Norton Jr. as defensive coordinator and Mike Solari as offensive line coach, sources told ESPN.

Norton is replacing Kris Richard, who isn't expected to return to Seattle, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter. Richard has served on the team's coaching staff for the past eight seasons, including the past three as defensive coordinator. Earlier reports indicated Richard wasn't expected to return.

Fantasy Impact:

Norton was the defensive coordinator for the Raiders for the last three years and his teams finished 20th or worse in points scored and yards allowed in all three seasons.

Titans 'part ways' with HC Mike Mularkey

Monday, January 15, 2018, 11:33am

ESPN - [Full Article]

Mike Mularkey has agreed to part ways with the Tennessee Titans, who announced Monday that the sides "couldn't come to an agreement over the future."

Fantasy Impact:

Given all the talent in the Tennessee offense, the team should have finished better in total yards (23rd), points scored (19th) and yards per play (18th).

Saints WR Brandon Coleman out vs. Vikings

Sunday, January 14, 2018, 4:03pm

Saints Inactives
WR Brandon Coleman
RB Jonathan Williams
DE Kasim Edebali
C Cameron Tom
TE John Phillips
T Bryce Harris
DE Al-Quadin Muhammad

Related players: Willie Snead

Fantasy Impact:

Coleman is dealing with a neck injury and won't go today. It should mean more work for Willie Snead, but it's a tough matchup against the Vikings.

Vikings Sam Bradford will back up QB Case Keenum

Sunday, January 14, 2018, 3:56pm

Vikings Inactives
QB Teddy Bridgewater
QB Kyle Sloter
WR Stacy Coley
RB Mack Brown
OG Danny Isidora
DL Tashawn Bower
C Cornelius Edison

Related players: Sam Bradford

Fantasy Impact:

Bradford will back up Case Keenum today and Bridgewater will be the inactive third QB.

Steelers WR Antonio Brown (calf) ACTIVE vs. Jaguars

Sunday, January 14, 2018, 11:37am

Steelers Inactives

QB Joshua Dobbs
WR Justin Hunter
DB Coty Sensabaugh
S J.J. Wilcox
OT Jerald Hawkins
OT Matt Feiler
DT Daniel McCullers

Fantasy Impact:

Brown is active but is not 100%. It's a tough matchup for Brown but there's a reason that he's widely regarded as the best receiver in the league.

Sunday, January 14, 2018, 11:35am

Jaguars Inactives

RB Chris Ivory
NT Eli Ankou
LB Deon King
OL Chris Reed
OL Josh Walker
OT William Poehls
WR Jaydon Mickens

Saturday, January 13, 2018, 6:53pm

Patriots Inactives
RB Mike Gillislee
DL Alan Branch
WR Kenny Britt
RB Rex Burkhead
OL Cole Croston
LB David Harris
CB Johnson Bademosi

Saturday, January 13, 2018, 6:48pm

Titans Inactives
QB Brandon Weeden
RB Khalfani Muhammad
RB DeMarco Murray
DB Curtis Riley
LB Josh Carraway
OL Corey Levin
DE David King

Seahawks to hire Brian Schottenheimer as offensive coordinator

Saturday, January 13, 2018, 3:59pm

Adam Schefter - [Full Article]

Seahawks now expected to hire former Colts' QB coach Brian Schottenheimer as their offensive coordinator, per league source.

Fantasy Impact:

Schottenheimer has nine years of experience as an offensive coordinator. In those nine seasons, his offenses have finished inside the top 20 in total yards two times (Jets in 2008 and 2010).

Saturday, January 13, 2018, 3:07pm

Eagles Inactives

CB Sidney Jones
DE Steven Means
RB Wendell Smallwood
OT Will Beatty
WR Marcus Johnson
DT Destiny Vaeao
DT Elijah Qualls

Saturday, January 13, 2018, 3:06pm

Falcons Inactives

WR Marvin Hall
LB Sean Weatherspoon
TE Eric Saubert
RB Terrence Magee
CB Leon McFadden
OG Sean Harlow
OT Austin Pasztor

Friday, January 12, 2018, 6:34pm

Jaguars QB Blake Bortles (right wrist) took full practice reps all week. Bortles is fully expected to play against the Steelers on Sunday. He has the best matchup of any of the quarterbacks playing this weekend since Pittsburgh is No. 28 in QB aFPA.

Friday, January 12, 2018, 6:34pm

Saints QB Taysom Hill (illness, questionable) missed practice Friday and is questionable for Week 19.

Friday, January 12, 2018, 6:34pm

Falcons QB Matt Ryan (not injury related) was removed from the injury report Friday after taking full practice reps Thursday. Ryan is good to go.

Friday, January 12, 2018, 6:34pm

Eagles RB Jay Ajayi (knee) was removed from the injury report Friday after taking full practice reps Thursday. The Falcons are No. 1 in RB aFPA so this is a very tough matchup for Ajayi and the other Philadelphia running backs.

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