1. The Oakland Raiders fired Jack Del Rio after Sunday’s 30-10 loss to the LA Chargers and are expected to hire Jon Gruden as their next head coach.
2. Arizona Cardinals HC Bruce Arians announced his retirement from coaching Monday citing family.
3. The Indianapolis Colts fired head coach Chuck Pagano Sunday after its final game and the Detroit Lions dismissed Jim Caldwell Monday.
4. The Los Angeles Rams will host the Atlanta Falcons Saturday at 5:15 p.m in the NFC Wild Card Round.
5. The Chargers missed the playoffs despite beating the Raiders Sunday and the Buffalo Bills are in. The Chargers beat the Bills 54-24 on November 19 at StubHub Center.
6. The Los Angeles Lakers fell to the Houston Rockets 148-142 Sunday in double overtime.
7. Other playoff matchups: NFC: Carolina at New Orleans; Byes-Philadelphia, Minnesota. AFC: Buffalo at Jacksonville, Tennessee at Kansas City; Byes- New England, Pittsburgh.
8. Monday’s College Football semi final matchups: Rosebowl – #3 Georgia vs. #2 Oklahoma, Sugar Bowl: # 4 Alabama vs. # 1 Clemson.
9. Other NFL coaching changes: The Chicago Bears fired HC John Fox Monday and the New York Giants are looking for a new HC after firing Ben McAdoo during the season.
10. The Cleveland Browns announce that HC Hue Jackson will return in 2018 despite the Browns 0-16 record this season and 1-31 over the last two years.