- Lovie Smith becomes head coach of Texans - Mike McDaniel becomes head coach of Dolphins - Pro Bowl recap
Lovie Smith becomes head coach of Texans
Reports of Lovie Smith becoming the head coach of the Houston Texans that developed over the weekend. Josh McCown was the heavy favorite.
Regular Season: 89-87 record
Was head coach with the Chicago Bears and Tampa Bay Bucs.
Was recently the defensive coordinator of the Texans and head coach of Illinois football in college football
Mike McDaniel becomes head coach of Dolphins
The Miami Dolphins have decided on their next head coach. The team announced Sunday that it has hired former San Francisco 49ers offensive coordinator Mike McDaniel to serve as their new lead man.
McDaniel, a Yale graduate with 15 years of coaching experience, is known for his innovative run game concepts and bright offensive mind. While he’s been coaching for a decade and a half, his rise to a head coaching role has come quickly after serving just one season as offensive coordinator in San Francisco.
he 38-year-old McDaniel spent the 2017-20 seasons as the run game coordinator for the 49ers before being promoted to offensive coordinator in 2021.
San Francisco finished the campaign with the seventh-ranked offense in the NFL. McDaniel had a hand in orchestrating the 49ers’ aggressive rushing offense and also helped Deebo Samuel compile an All-Pro campaign with 1,770 yards from scrimmage and 14 total touchdowns.
McDaniel got his start as an intern with the Broncos in 2005.
Pro Bowl recap
No live tackling. AFC beat the NFC 41-35 in a turnover-marred exhibition. It was the AFC’s fifth straight win.
Pro Bowl MVPs:
Offense: Chargers QB Justin Herbert: 7/11, 98 yards, 2 TDs
Defense: Raiders DE Maxx Crosby: 2 sacks, 3 passes defended, 5 tackles
Senior Bowl 2022
Oklahoma’s Perrion Winfrey wins MVP, Malik Willis dazzles
National Team’s 20-10 victory over the American Team
(National) Kenny Picket completed 6 of 6 passes for 89 yards with a 20-yard touchdown for the National team in the first quarter of its 20-10 win over the American team
Cincinnati quarterback Desmond Ridder completed 4 of 6 passes for 68 yards and two touchdowns for the National team. He threw a 6-yard touchdown to Colorado State tight end Trey McBride for a 13-0 lead late in the first half. Ridder found Wisconsin tight end Jake Ferguson for a 25-yard touchdown and a 20-10 lead with 11:04 left in the game. Ferguson led all receivers with 62 yards on three catches.
North Carolina quarterback Sam Howell completed 6 of 9 passes for 37 yards for the American team and rushed five times for 29 yards with a 2-yard touchdown to cut its deficit to 13-7 in the third quarter.
RC: LAR, 24-21
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