Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis before an NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, Sunday, Dec. 30, 2018, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Don Wright)

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Black Monday hit the NFL hard this year.

The 2018 regular season came to an end Sunday, and teams wasted little time moving on from their coaches. The Arizona Cardinals’ Steve Wilks, the Denver Broncos’ Vance Joseph, the Miami Dolphins’ Adam Gase and the Cincinnati Bengals’ Marvin Lewis were all relieved of their duties on Monday.

These moves came after the Tampa Bay Buccaneers fired Dirk Koetter and the New York Jets fired Todd Bowles on Sunday. There are also openings with the Green Bay Packers and Cleveland Browns after they fired Mike McCarthy and Hue Jackson, respectively, earlier in the season.

While all the moves were notable, Cincinnati’s decision to fire Lewis after 16 years at the helm stood out, given the length of his tenure.

The Bengals failed to win a playoff game during Lewis’ time on the sidelines, finishing an abysmal 0-7 in the postseason despite four AFC North crowns and three additional wild-card berths. He went 131-122-3 with Cincinnati but missed the playoffs with losing records in each of the last three seasons.

Wilks found himself on the opposite end of the spectrum, as Arizona fired him following a mere one season at the position. The Cardinals went 3-13 and failed to compete in the NFC West with rookie quarterback Josh Rosen under center for much of the year.

Joseph and Gase weren’t given extensive time to build winners, either, as they were fired following two and three years at their respective positions. Joseph was just 11-21 and missed the playoffs both times, while Gase led the Dolphins to the playoffs in his first year before missing the postseason the past two seasons.

The list of firings means one-quarter of the league will be looking for a head coach heading into the offseason. Recent hires such as Sean McVay and Matt Nagy wasted little time making a splash with the Los Angeles Rams and Chicago Bears, respectively, providing a glimmer of hope for the fanbases of teams in the coaching market after lackluster 2018 campaigns.

This week brings two major competition shows, a genre that has produced past staples like “Survivor” and “American Idol.” They land at a time when network ratings have been drifting downward, while some of the unscripted franchises that once buoyed viewership have begun exhibiting the attrition that comes with age.
“Titan Games,” produced by and featuring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, is basically a mix of massive obstacle-course-like challenges — using a kitsch-y Mount Olympus mythological theme — bearing a resemblance to the one-time syndicated hit “American Gladiators.”
Fox, meanwhile, tries to fill the void that “Idol” left in its lineup with “The Masked Singer,” a bizarre musical showcase, where celebrities (or those billed as such, since the identities haven’t been revealed) in ornate costumes sing in front of a panel and audience, which must then try to identify them based on the performance and cryptic clues.
If the concepts sound gimmicky, they are, while hewing closely enough to established franchises to provide hope that they might be able to break through, in the same way that, say, “The Voice” did. But that was back in 2011, and while there have been other unscripted successes — like NBC’s kids talent show “Little Big Shots” — there arguably hasn’t been another reality-competition smash since then.
Inevitably, the hunt for hits also includes reaching back to the future. USA network, for example, is reviving “Temptation Island” — an early dating program that triggered controversy when it premiered on Fox in 2001 — in mid-January.
Dwayne Johnson in 'Titan Games'

Johnson certainly brings star power to “Titan Games,” while setting a near-record for sports clichés in just the portion of the premiere that was available for preview.
“I wanted to redefine what an athletic competition can be,” he says, noting that the over-the-top challenges — with names like Herculean Pull — are “inspired by the workouts that have fueled me.”
Based on a South Korean format, “Masked Singer” is hosted by Nick Cannon, with Ken Jeong, Jenny McCarthy, Nicole Scherzinger and Robin Thicke serving as judges and providing lots of wide-eyed reaction shots at the celebrity participants — who are gradually exposed, one per episode, after several elimination rounds.
Based on a sampling of the two shows, both possess a fairly high degree of energy, if not much in the way of ingenuity. What “The Masked Singer” has going for it is an unabashed goofiness — some of the costumes look like monsters from “Mighty Morphin Power Rangers” — which, if history is any guide, might not wear especially well once the novelty wears off.
“This comes down to who wants it more,” Johnson says dramatically, sounding like a football analyst during one “Titan Games” event.
The networks clearly want another reality hit badly, but based on recent history, establishing a new one represents a different sort of Herculean feat. And if these shows don’t work, the masked singers might not be the only ones who will be inclined to hide their faces.
“The Masked Singer” premieres Jan. 2 at 9 p.m. on Fox. “The Titan Games” premieres Jan. 3 at 8 p.m. on NBC.
Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown (84) warms up before an NFL football game against the New England Patriots in Pittsburgh, Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

Keith Srakocic/Associated Press

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown‘s absence from Sunday’s 16-13 win over the Cincinnati Bengals reportedly resulted from an argument with a teammate rather than a knee injury.

According to Gerry Dulac and Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Brown threw a football at one of his teammates in an “unspecified heated dispute” during a walkthrough before practice Wednesday and then decided not to practice for the remainder of the week. He was reportedly not present for Saturday night’s team meeting.

Per Dulac and Bouchette, Brown expected to play Sunday and was at the stadium, but he was declared inactive and left at halftime.

One player told Dulac and Bouchette the Brown situation was “embarrassing” and “the worst I’ve seen.” That player also said the handling of the situation impacted his desire to play Sunday.

Per NFL Network’s Aditi Kinkhabwala, multiple Steelers players were surprised Brown didn’t play Sunday.

Following Friday’s practice, head coach Mike Tomlin told reporters Brown was having his knee tested because he “didn’t feel comfortable enough to [practice],” per Dulac and Bouchette. Brown’s knee was never tested and played no role in his missing Sunday’s game.

Kinkhabwala noted Tomlin held a team meeting Monday and did not address the Brown situation. Brown was not present for the meeting.

With regard to the incident at Wednesday’s walkthrough, Kinkhabwala reported Brown and quarterback Ben Roethlisberger had “a little bit of a disagreement.”

Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports noted Brown and Roethlisberger had an issue that was “fairly ugly” and that Brown was “totally in the wrong.”

Though the Steelers beat the Bengals, they missed the playoffs with a 9-6-1 record because the 10-6 Baltimore Ravens beat the Cleveland Browns on Sunday to clinch the AFC North.

The 30-year-old Brown enjoyed another highly productive season in 2018 with 104 receptions for 1,297 yards plus a career-high and NFL-leading 15 touchdown catches.

Brown was named a Pro Bowler for the seventh time in his nine-year NFL career, and he has now caught more than 100 balls in six straight campaigns.

Despite maintaining his status as an elite wideout, Brown took a backseat to JuJu Smith-Schuster at times, as the second-year receiver led the Steelers with 111 receptions for 1,426 yards.

Brown appeared frustrated numerous times throughout the season and seemingly directed his anger toward Roethlisberger and offensive coordinator Randy Fichtner.

With Smith-Schuster emerging as a bona fide No. 1 receiver and the Steelers having selected James Washington in the second round of the 2018 draft, there will likely be speculation that Pittsburgh could trade Brown.

If a team does deal for Brown, it will acquire the three years remaining on his contract at an average annual salary of $17 million.

A male British Transport Police officer, another man and a woman were taken to the hospital with knife injuries, Greater Manchester Police said.
“Tonight’s events will have understandably worried people but I need to stress that the incident is not ongoing, a man is in custody and there is currently no intelligence to suggest there is any greater threat at this time,” GMP Assistant Chief Constable Rob Potts said.
“While we don’t yet know the full circumstances and are keeping an open mind, officers from Counter Terrorism Policing North West are leading on the investigation.”
BBC producer Sam Clack happened to be at the scene. He heard the man “shout ‘Allah’ distinctly,” but he didn’t hear the rest of the sentence, he said on air with the BBC.
Shortly after the incident, Clack said this on Twitter:
“Just been very close to the most terrifying thing. Man stabbed in Manchester Victoria station on tram platform. Feet from me, I was close to jumping on the tracks as attacker had long kitchen knife. Totally shaken. This is seriously messed up.”
The woman was injured in her face and abdomen and the man has injuries to his abdomen, GMP said. Both are in their 50s. The BTP officer was stabbed in the shoulder.
Their injuries are serious but not life-threatening, GMP said.
New Year’s Eve fireworks at Albert Square went on as planned despite the incident, according to Manchester City Council.
The American Federation of Government Employees alleged Monday that the government is violating the Fair Labor Standards Act by forcing employees deemed essential to work without pay.
About a quarter of the government has been affected by the shutdown, including correctional officers, Border Patrol and Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents, and transportation security officers. Across different government agencies, about 380,000 federal employees will be furloughed and 420,000 will work without pay due to the shutdown continuing into the new year.
AFGE filed the suit in the US Court of Federal Claims on behalf of all essential government workers, as well as named plaintiffs Justin Tarovisky and Grayson Sharp, who work for the Bureau of Prisoners.
The union’s president, J. David Cox, called the requirement that some federal employees work without pay “inhumane” in a statement Monday.
“Our nation’s heroes, AFGE members and their families deserve the decency of knowing when their next paycheck is coming and that they will be paid for their work,” he said, adding that many of the affected workers are veterans or law enforcement. “Our intent is to force the government and the administration to make all federal employees whole.”
The White House did not immediately respond to a request for comment Monday night.

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As chief justice of the Supreme Court, Roberts presides over the Judicial Conference, a body that formulates judicial policies. In that role, Roberts issues a report at the end of each year to update the country on the state of the judiciary; the chief justice alone chooses the topic of the annual report.
In Monday’s effort, Roberts praised the work of judges but sought to keep the court as far as possible from the political rancor currently consuming the other branches of government.
Roberts refrained in the report from referring to Trump’s past controversial statements about the judiciary and avoided any mention of Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s controversial confirmation hearings.
Last month, Trump railed against the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals after a district court blocked the Trump administration from barring migrants who cross into the US illegally from seeking asylum. The President criticized the presiding judge of having improper political motivations and referred to him as an “Obama judge.”
Soon after, Roberts took the rare step of issuing a public rebuke.
“We do not have Obama judges or Trump judges, Bush judges or Clinton judges,” Roberts said in a statement given to the Associated Press. “What we have is an extraordinary group of dedicated judges doing their level best to do equal right to those appearing before them. That independent judiciary is something we should all be thankful for.”
In Monday’s report, Roberts did not revisit the sentiment.
Instead, he broadly praised “caring and generous judges” who he said work “quietly and selflessly” to support the public good.
Roberts devoted the bulk of the report to an update on a judicial working group’s efforts to evaluate safeguards meant to protect judicial employees from inappropriate conduct in the work place.
Roberts had called for the review last year after 9th Circuit Judge Alex Kozinski retired amid allegations of sexual misconduct from several former clerks and junior staffers.
In Monday’s report, Roberts said the working group — comprised of judges and senior judicial administrators — concluded that misconduct “when it does occur” is more likely to take the form of “incivility or disrespect” rather than “overt sexual harassment.”
Roberts said the review established that there are tools in place to maintain “positive workplace policies and practices” but that more could be done.
He directed the working group to remain in place over the next year to continue to monitor its recommendations.
“The job is not finished until we have done all that we can to ensure that all of our employees are treated with fairness, dignity, and respect,” Roberts wrote.
In a court filing Monday meant to update a judge on his case and whether he should proceed to sentencing, prosecutors revealed nothing. Instead, they filed the entire status update under seal, giving no public reason for keeping details of his case private.
The secret court filing Monday comes in contrast to several disclosures prosecutors previously made about Patten’s admitted crimes — especially related to him procuring Trump inauguration tickets for a Ukrainian client — and the related lobbying work for Ukrainians done by former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort.
Patten previously admitted to procuring Trump inauguration tickets illegally for a Ukrainian oligarch and a Russian closely associated with Paul Manafort. Patten was a corporate lobbyist in business with the former Trump campaign chairman’s longtime Russian associate Konstantin Kilimnik, whom the Mueller team has asked about in recent months and accused of having ties to the Russian intelligence group that allegedly hacked the Democrats in 2016.
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Patten agreed to cooperate with the Mueller investigation and other Justice Department actions before Manafort pleaded guilty to criminal charges in September. Manafort had been Mueller’s target for almost a year before his plea deal — and the Mueller team initially charged him with a host of financial crimes and foreign lobbying violations. A jury found Manafort guilty of tax and bank fraud related to his Ukrainian lobbying proceeds, then Manafort flipped and agreed to help prosecutors in September to avoid a second trial related to his foreign lobbying operation.
Patten was lined up by prosecutors as a person involved in that planned second trial against Manafort.
Typically, in a plea deal such as Patten’s, once prosecutors no longer need his cooperation for an upcoming trial or to put pressure on a criminal target, they would move the case to the sentencing phase. No date has been set yet by the court for Patten’s sentencing, and it’s still not determined when that process would even begin.
In the two-sentence filing Monday, prosecutors gave public notice that they and Patten’s legal team submitted the status report to the court under seal.
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The DC US Attorney’s Office filed the charge against Patten in August, after the Senate Intelligence Committee referred him to the Justice Department. As part of his plea, he admitted to lying to the Senate committee about the inauguration payment. He also admitted to failing to register as a foreign lobbyist for the Ukrainian opposition party, which including a prominent oligarch. Some of his work for the Ukrainian oligarch related to the Trump inauguration, when Patten funneled $50,000 of a Ukrainian oligarch’s money to Trump’s Presidential Inaugural Committee so Patten’s group could secure four inauguration tickets.
His case was the first time the Justice Department publicly charged a person for helping a foreigner secretly funnel money into a Trump political event.
Even at Patten’s plea hearing, Mueller’s team was involved. Several members of the Mueller unit attended the plea hearing, and Patten’s cooperation agreement is with both the DC US Attorney’s Office and the special counsel’s office. The DC US Attorney’s Office is working with Mueller on several other criminal cases.
John Elway, general manager of the Denver Broncos, talks about the football team's plans in the upcoming NFL draft during a news conference Monday, April 24, 2017, in Englewood, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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John Elway‘s tenure as the Denver Broncos general manager and president of football operations is one Peyton Manning signing away from being a disaster. 

Recently fired head coach Vance Joseph didn’t stand a chance the last two seasons because the team’s front office never placed him in a position to succeed. 

Did Joseph fall short in certain areas? Absolutely. But he’s not entirely at fault for the team’s downturn. 

Elway said in a team release after Joseph’s firing:

“Vance made a lot of strides and deserves credit for how hard and competitively the team played this season. There’s always going to be a high standard here—The bottom line is we need to win more football games. We’re excited about the foundation that’s being built and look forward to putting in the work to get the Broncos back on the winning track.”

But the Broncos are 20-28 since they won Super Bowl 50 and haven’t finished better than third in the AFC West. That includes the franchise’s first set of back-to-back losing seasons since 1971 and ’72. 

Joseph may not be NFL head coaching material, but the foundation Elway spoke of is crumbling, and the team’s players understand a full-on rebuild is likely underway. Three-time Pro Bowl cornerback Chris Harris Jr. explained the situation to The Athletic’s Nicki Jhabvala: 

Elway failed his coach by assembling a subpar roster, and he did Joseph no favors by waffling on his status a year ago. 

“Vance and I had a great talk this morning about our plan to attack this offseason and get better as a team,” Elway tweeted—after the fact. “We believe in Vance as our head coach. Together, we’ll put in the work to improve in all areas and win in 2018.”

The Broncos made one significant move last offseason when they signed quarterback Case Keenum to a two-year, $36 million deal. But even that was a fallback plan after Elway failed to land top free-agent quarterback Kirk Cousins, who didn’t seriously entertain joining the Broncos. 

Quarterback, as a whole, has been a stumbling block. Elway’s biggest failures have come at the position he once played at a Hall of Fame level. 

Manning’s 2016 retirement forced the organization’s hand, and Elway invested a first-round pick in Paxton Lynch after the GM traded up to select the signal-caller. This came after Elway drafted and developed Brock Osweiler to become Manning’s heir.

Osweiler signed a four-year, $72 million contract with the Houston Texans even though Denver wanted to re-sign him. The Osweiler move worked out in the Broncos’ favor, but Lynch never proved ready and is out of the league.

Meanwhile, the Broncos have relied upon physically limited, average signal-callers. Trevor Siemian started 24 games and completed 59.3 percent of his passes with a 30-to-24 touchdown-to-interception ratio. Keenum’s been a slight upgrade in 2018 with a 62.3 completion percentage and 18-to-15 touchdown-to-interception ratio.

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And Elway didn’t draft a legitimate alternative.

How the general manager addresses the game’s most important position will determine the organization’s long-term stability. It can release Keenum and save $11 million against 2019’s cap, according to Spotrac. Established starters Joe Flacco (once the Baltimore Ravens release him), Nick Foles (once the Philadelphia Eagles decline his 2019 option), Teddy Bridgewater and Tyrod Taylor are possibilities. 

The team should also consider drafting another signal-caller even though the 2019 class is inferior 2018’s. A developmental draft selection with high upside coupled with a veteran bridge would be ideal. 

Quarterback is only part of the equation, though. Multiple difficult contract decisions await. 

By cutting Keenum, Harris, defensive end Derek Wolfe and wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders (all four are entering the final years of their contracts), the Broncos can save $37.7 million against the 2019 salary cap. 

Denver already has a projected $44.59 million in cap space before any of those moves. By cutting each of those older, more expensive veterans, the Broncos could enter the offseason with the league’s fourth-most cap space at $82.29 million and address numerous roster problems (specifically the offensive line, defensive interior and cornerback). 

Center Matt Paradis and defensive lineman Shelby Harris are the only free agents the Broncos should re-sign. Denver has to commit to rebuilding. That approach doesn’t seem likely to happen, though, since Elway wants to win now instead of focusing on the franchise’s long-term health. 

“We’re not that far off,” Elway told reporters Monday. “Obviously, when you only win six games, it feels like you are.”

He added“We always talk about rebuild. If I say ‘rebuild’ it sounds like we’re using an excuse.” 

A few cornerstones are in place with running back Phillip Lindsay, wide receiver Courtland Sutton and outside linebackers Von Miller and Bradley Chubb. This year’s draft class succeeded but only made up for the failures of former first-rounders Bradley Roby and Shane Ray—both of whom could leave in free agency. Neither lived up to expectations and shouldn’t be priorities.

Here are Elway’s first-round picks since he took over in January 2011: Miller, Sylvester Williams, Roby, Ray, Lynch, Garett Bolles and Chubb. Miller and Chubb are stars, but the rest of the group is mediocre at best. 

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Elway can’t fix this on the fly. The Broncos are bad, and they’re far behind the Kansas City Chiefs and Los Angeles Chargers in the AFC West. They’re close to being on par with the Oakland Raiders, who often serve as the butt of league jokes. 

This is Denver’s reality, and everyone who’s contributed should be called into question—especially at the top. 

“This league is all about winning,” safety Justin Simmons said, per Jhabvala. “It doesn’t matter the progress you’ve made—if it’s not productive in the win column, unfortunately, things got to change, whether that’s coaches, players.”

Elway was a great player. He even helped lead the organization to its third title as its general manager. He falls short of both of those standards, though. He’s the face of a failing franchise and should be treated as such. 

                    

Brent Sobleski covers the NFL for Bleacher Report. Follow him on Twitter: @brentsobleski.

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