Liz Loza and Dalton Del Don cover some head coaching news for the New Orleans Saints, Chicago Bears and Denver Broncos before turning their attention to previewing the AFC and NFC Conference championship games.
Green Bay Packers offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett has been hired as head coach of the Denver Broncos, officially filling the first of nine such vacancies around the NFL. Hackett agreed to join the Broncos Wednesday night, and the team and coach finalized a contract Thursday. Per multiple reports, Hackett scratched a second interview with the Jacksonville Jaguars after it become clear he was a match with Denver, where Vic Fangio was fired by general manager George Paton.
The Texans interviewed Kevin O'Connell, who they're targeting for their head coaching job