NFL news roundup: Latest league updates from Monday, Feb. 27 keeps you up to date with all of the latest league news from around the NFL. Visit's transaction hub for a daily breakdown.

(NOTE: Teams listed in alphabetical order.)


  • Dave Huxtable has been named senior defensive assistant to defensive coordinator Ryan Nielsen. Huxtable's hiring highlighted several coaching staff changes announced on Monday by the team, including Steve Jackson as secondary coach, Nick Perry as assistant wide receivers coach, Shawn Flaherty as assistant offensive line coach, Lanier Goethie as defensive front specialist, Patrick Kramer as offensive assistant, Steven King as offensive assistant, Mario Jeberaeel as special projects: defense, Matt Baker as special teams assistant, Michael Gray as football analyst and Mateo Kambui as Bill Walsh Diversity Coaching Fellow/offensive line. 


  • The Panthers are hiring Adrian Wilson as their new vice president of player personnel, NFL Network Insiders Ian Rapoport and Tom Pelissero reported, per sources.


  • Ephraim Banda has been added as the team's new safeties coach.
  • Riley Hecklinski has been named as a coordinator of coaching logistics for the team.
  • Kevin Rogers was moved into a senior assistant/special projects role for the team.
  • Ashton Grant, who was an offensive quality control coach, is now the team's offensive assistant/quarterbacks coach.
  • Callie Brownson is now in a full-time role as the assistant wide receivers coach for the team.


  • Derrick Ansley, who was the defensive backs coach, was elevated to defensive coordinator for the Chargers, the team announced.
  • Jeff Howard was added as the team's linebackers coach.
  • Robert Muschamp was added as the team's defensive quality control.
  • Doug Nussmeier was added as the team's quarterbacks coach.
  • Tom Donatell was promoted to passing game coordinator/secondary coach.


  • DE Tanoh Kpassagnon signed a two-year $6 million extension that includes $2.5 million fully guaranteed, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported, per a source.


  • Sean Desai, Seahawks associate head coach, is doing a second interview for the Eagles' defensive coordinator opening, per NFL Network Insiders Ian Rapoport and Mike Garafolo.


  • LB Jamir Jones signed a one-year contract, the team announced Monday.


  • Brad Idzik was added as the team's new wide receivers coach.
  • Skip Peete was added as the team's new running backs coach.
  • Thad Lewis, who was an assistant wide receivers coach for the past two seasons, was promoted to quarterbacks coach.
  • George Edwards was hired as the team's new outside linebackers coach.
  • Jeff Kastl has returned to the same role as an offensive quality control coach.


  • QB Carson Wentz is being released by the Commanders after only one season, the team announced on Monday. Wentz was with Washington for the 2022 season but only played in eight games.
  • CB/S Bobby McCain is being released by the Commanders, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported, per a source. McCain has been with the Commanders for the last two seasons.

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