The Chicago Bears added Ohio State assistant Stan Drayton to new coach John Fox's staff as running backs coach Thursday.
The team also informed running backs coach Skip Peete that he will not return.
Drayton spent the last four years at Ohio State, serving as assistant head coach for offense/running backs last season for the national champion Buckeyes.
Drayton was Green Bay's offensive quality control coach/special teams in 2001-03. He also has coached at Florida, Syracuse, Tennessee, Mississippi State, Bowling Green, Villanova, Pennsylvania and his alma mater of Allegheny College.
>>Rams Promote Frank Cignetti To Offensive Coordinator
(St. Louis, MO) -- The St. Louis Rams are promoting from within for their next offensive coordinator. NFL.com reports the team is naming quarterbacks coach Frank Cignetti its offensive coordinator. Cignetti has coached the Rams' quarterbacks since 2012, and is the son of Frank Sr., who was the longtime coach at Indiana University of Pennsylvania and West Virginia. He takes over for Brian Shottenheimer, who left to become the OC at the University of Georgia.
>>Titans Add Dick LeBeau To Coaching Staff
(Nashville, TN) -- Dick LeBeau [[ lah-BOH ]] is joining the Tennessee Titans as their assistant head coach in charge of defense. The 77-year-old will work in tandem with defensive coordinator Ray Horton. LeBeau spent the past 11 seasons as defensive coordinator of the Steelers, helping Pittsburgh win Super Bowl titles following the 2005 and 2008 seasons. The Titans have also promoted Mike Mularkey to assist head coach/tight ends. Jason Tucker has also been added to the staff as assistant wide receivers coach. Tennessee was an AFC-worst 2-and-14 this past season under first-year head coach Ken Whisenhunt.
>>Titans Waive Michael Oher
(Nashville, TN) -- Michael Oher [[ Ore ]] is looking to protect someone else's blind side. The Tennessee Titans are waiving the offensive tackle after one season of a four-year, 20-million-dollar contract with the team. Oher came to Tennessee after spending his first five NFL seasons with the Baltimore Ravens. The 28-year-old has started 91 regular-season games in his six-year career out of Ole Miss.
>>Seahawks' Sherman Welcomes New Son
(Undated) -- Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman is a proud new papa. His girlfriend gave birth Thursday to the couple's first child. Sherman tweeted, "My son sure does know how to make an entrance! 2/5/15...Is it a coincidence or is he just clever?! Either way I'm ecstatic." Sherman's jersey number is 25. Peter King of MMQB.com reports the baby's name is Rayden. Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson congratulated his teammate by tweeting, "so happy for you bud!!! You are going to be an amazing dad! Love you bro! Let me know if u need me to babysit!" Sherman had said leading up to the Super Bowl that he would cross that bridge when he came to it if his girlfriend went into labor before the big game.