12/20 News And Notes

H. Edwards Won’t Quit As Head Coach

Chris Mortensen, of ESPN.com, reports Kansas City Chiefs head coach Herman Edwards will not quit. However, sources say that with only one year left on his contract, he may not have the energy to embrace a run with a new general manager after Carl Peterson resigned Monday, Dec. 15. Owner Clark Hunt’s elimination of Bill Kuharich, the team vice president of player personnel, as a GM candidate already has made Edwards somewhat disappointed about the process, sources said.

Rivera Has Improved Defense

Kevin Acee, of the San Diego Union-Tribune, reports the San Diego Chargers defense ranks 10th in the NFL in yards allowed and seventh in points allowed in the six games since new defensive coordinator Ron Rivera took over.

Team Can Clinch No. 1 Seed In AFC In Week 16

The Associated Press reports the Tennessee Titans can clinch the No. 1 seed in the AFC playoffs with a win in Week 16.

Boldin Makes Trip With Team To New England

Christopher L. Gasper, of The Boston Globe, reports Arizona Cardinals WR Anquan Boldin (shoulder) traveled with the team to New England for their Week 16 game versus the Patriots.

Bush Could Start In Week 16

Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers, reports Oakland Raiders FB Michael Bush could start at fullback in Week 16 if FB Luke Lawton (concussion) is unable to play.

Clady Impressing In Rookie Season

Bill Williamson, of ESPN.com, reports Denver Broncos OT Ryan Clady has yielded just a half sack all season.