Rivera spent the past nine seasons with the Carolina Panthers and took them to the Super Bowl in 2015. The 57-year-old of Mexican and Puerto Rican descent becomes the first minority to be named full-time coach of the Redskins.
Coach Sean Payton says the Saints have no immediate plans to sign Brown after including him in a workout with other free-agent receivers. Agent Drew Rosenhaus says he and Brown will continue discussions with New Orleans.
He return after nearly four years was a spark for a team still reeling from last week's 27-13 loss to Arizona. The Seahawks lost running backs Chris Carson and C.J. Prosise to season-ending injuries against the Cardinals.
The Detroit Lions have ruled out linebacker Jarrad Davis and tackle Rick Wagner for this weekend's game against Tampa Bay. Quarterback Matthew Stafford also remains out after missing the past five games with back and hip problems.
Mitchell Trubisky tied a season high with three touchdown passes, and the Chicago Bears withstood a late charge by Detroit with Jeff Driskel filling in for injured quarterback Matthew Stafford, beating the Lions 20-13 to snap a four-game losing streak.
Derek Carr threw a 9-yard touchdown pass to rookie Hunter Renfrow with 2:04 remaining and Karl Joseph broke up a fourth-down pass in the end zone with 3 seconds left to give the Raiders a 31-24 victory over the Detroit Lions.
Dallas drafted Jackson in the fifth round this year out of Miami. Slay was limited on Wednesday in practice with a hamstring injury that kept him out of Detroit's previous game, a win over the New York Giants.
Matthew Stafford threw two of his three touchdown passes to Kenny Golladay and the Detroit Lions snapped a three-game losing streak with a 31-26 victory over the slumping New York Giants. The Giants have lost four straight games.
Star defensive end Myles Garrett said he was punched in the face Wednesday by a "fan" who wanted to take a picture with him. Garrett posted on his Twitter account that the person "hopped" out of his car before delivering a blow that had little effect on the muscular 6-foot-4, 270-pounder.