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See the latest news and rumors around the NFL entering playoff action.

January 08, 2016

By Brian Rauf, Chat Sports

The NFL playoffs kick off this weekend with the Houston Texans hosting the Kansas City Chiefs and the Cincinnati Bengals going up against the Pittsburgh Steelers. On Saturday, the Bengals will attempt to win their first playoff game since 1990.

Check out the latest NFL news and rumors below.

Steelers running back DeAngelo Williams is officially out with an ankle injury for Saturday’s game against the Bengals, reports NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport.

• ESPN analyst Jon Gruden has expressed interest in the Philadelphia Eagles’ head coaching job, reports the Philadelphia Daily News’ Paul Domowitch.

• Chat Sports: Bucs targeting Jon Gruden, Chip Kelly for head coaching job

• Former Eagles head coach Chip Kelly met with the San Francisco 49ers about their head coaching job, reports CSNBayArea’s Matt Maiocco.

Peyton Manning will start at quarterback for the Denver Broncos in the playoffs, head coach Gary Kubiak announced.

• The New York Giants will interview Jacksonville Jaguars offensive line coach Doug Marrone for their vacant head coaching position, reports the New York Daily News’ Manish Mehta.

• The Indianapolis Colts announced they have promoted Rob Chudzinski to offensive coordinator.

• Chat Sports: 2016 NFL mock draft

• Brett Favre and Terrell Owens were among the 2016 finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame announced Thursday.

• Beyoncé and Bruno Mars will join Coldplay in the Super Bowl 50 halftime show, reports Entertainment Tonight.

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