The headlines from the past week at Nerdy Football:
- After a disappointing 1-3 start, the Dolphins fired head coach Joe Philbin, promoting tight ends coach Dan Campbell to interim head coach. Miami also fired defensive coordinator Kevin Coyle, and promoted defensive backs coach Lou Anarumo to DC. Additionally, the Dolphins made several changes to their offensive coaching staff.
- Three teams have inquired on Falcons receiver Roddy White, who has expressed his discontent with his role in Atlanta’s offense.
- Multiple teams are expected to pursue Saints head coach Sean Payton during the offseason (Payton is signed through the 2017 season, however).
- The NFL extended the international series of games through the 2025 season.
- Patriots – Dion Lewis, RB (through 2017)
- 49ers – acquired LB Gerald Hodges from the Vikings in exchange for C Nick Easton and and a 2015 sixth-round pick.
- Bears – Sherrod Martin, DB (link)
- Bills – Billy Cundiff, K (link), Boom Herron, RB (link), and Denarius Moore, WR (link)
- Chargers – Donald Brown, RB (link)
- Lions – Ishmaa’ily Kitchen, DT (link)
- 49ers – Shareece Wright, CB (link)
- Broncos – James Casey, TE (link)
- Patriots – Bradley Fletcher, CB (link)
- Raiders – Taylor Mays, S (link)
- Saints – Kenny Phillips, S (link)
- Bears – Will Montgomery, C (IR)
- Cowboys – Lance Dunbar, RB (IR)
- Falcons – Devin Hester, WR (IR-DTR)
- Jaguars – Brandon Linder, G (link)
- Lions – Tyrunn Walker, DT (IR)
- Seahawks – Tharold Simon, CB (IR)