Titans Hire Whisenhunt – NFL Roundup For Jan. 14th
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ken Whisenhunt is an NFL head coach again.
Whisenhunt is leaving the San Diego Chargers to become head coach of the Tennessee Titans. The 51-year-old Whisenhunt spent six years coaching Arizona and took the Cardinals to their lone Super Bowl in 2009. He was fired Dec. 31, 2012, with a record of 45-51 in the regular season and 4-2 in the playoffs.
Whisenhunt was serving as the Chargers' offensive coordinator.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos will be without cornerback Chris Harris Jr. for the remainder of the NFL postseason. Harris tore the ACL in his left knee during Sunday's win over San Diego in the AFC divisional series.
UNDATED (AP) — Arizona All-America running back Ka'Deem Carey will forgo his final season of college eligibility and enter the NFL draft. The hard-hitting running back led the nation in rushing in 2012. Last season, he gained 1,885 yards, averaging 5.4 yards per carry.
Carey leaves as the university's all-time leading rusher. He owns or shares 26 Arizona single-game, season and career records.
Carey gained at least 100 yards in each of his final 16 games.
— LSU's top rusher and receiver are entering the NFL draft, along with one of the Tigers' starting offensive linemen. Sophomore running back Jeremy Hill, junior receiver Jarvis Landry and sophomore right guard Trai Turner have confirmed their intentions to turn pro. Hill has played two seasons at LSU and was the Tigers' leading rusher each season.
— Also joining the draft will be Stanford All-American junior guard David Yankey after he helped the Cardinal establish one of the top offensive lines in the country.