Hilinski just finished his redshirt sophomore season and was expected to be the Cougars’ starting quarterback next season. He started the team’s bowl game against Michigan State and appeared in eight games, throwing for 1,176 yards and seven touchdowns.
The native of Claremont, California, enrolled at Washington State in January 2015 after attending Upland High School in southern California.
Haley spent six seasons in Pittsburgh, helping the Steelers maintain a potent offense led by quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. However, rumors of tension between Roethlisberger and Haley may have ultimately led to his dismissal from the team.
Haley also spent three seasons as Chiefs head coach. He was 19–26 as a head coach in the regular season and 0-1 in the playoffs.
The Browns own two of the top-4 picks in this year’s NFL Draft (1 and 4). Many pundits predict them to take a quarterback No. 1 overall and Penn State running back Saquon Barkley with the fourth overall pick.
Cleveland ranked 24th in the NFL this season in yards per game, but Haley likely has reinforcements on the way.
Since the start of 2001, the Eagles are 6-2 against the Vikings, and 2-0 in the postseason. Additionally, Philadelphia is 9-2 in their last 11 home games (including playoffs) against Minnesota.
The Chargers wide receiver, who ironically was coming back from a lacerated kidney that prematurely ended his previous season, tore his right ACL in the second half of that opener. That brought some mild dread to this season’s Monday night opener in Denver, but Allen caught a touchdown pass that helped fuel a furious-but-failed late comeback bid.