NFL Almanac – January 28

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Carolina – signed head coach Ron Rivera to a 3-year contract extension that will now run through the 2017 season.

Dallas – announced that defensive line coach Marinelli had been promoted to defensive coordinator, while former coordinator Monte Kiffin was shifted to the title of assistant head coach/defense.

Pittsburgh – hired James Saxon as running backs coach; Saxon spent the last 3 seasons coaching the Minnesota Vikings backs. He’s a former player (1988-91) and assistant coach (2001-07) with the Chiefs.

Tennessee – hired Mike Sullivan as assistant offensive line coach; Sullivan has worked over the last 7 seasons with Cleveland and San Diego.

Reserve/future signings

Pittsburgh – WR Danny Coale.

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