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Week 14 NFL Picks: Picturing Perfect Playoff Matchups As Season Enters Final Quarter

There's still a ton to be decided in both the AFC and NFC when it comes to shaping the playoff field. Sorting that out, and making Week 14 picks. Read full article: Week 14 NFL Picks: Picturing Perfect Pla...→

Week 14 NFL Picks: Picturing Perfect Playoff Matchups As Season Enters Final Quarter

There's still a ton to be decided in both the AFC and NFC when it comes to shaping the playoff field. Sorting that out, and making Week 14 picks. Read full article: Week 14 NFL Picks: Picturing Perfect Pla...→

Trump hails perfect LSU football team: ‘You guys are gonna make so much money’ in NFL

Trump hails perfect LSU football team: ‘You guys are gonna make so much money’ in NFL

The president also invited the team into the Oval Office, saying it’s been a special sanctuary for “a lot of presidents — some good, some not so good.”... TOP STORIES Prediction: Impeachment will enrage the weary American public 'Not a halfway house': Canadians voice second thoughts on royal residents Prosecutor role puts Adam Schiff on hot seat Read full article: Trump hails perfect LSU football team: ‘...→

Jim the Critic’s Top Concert Picks for the Week (Jan. 23-29)

Jim the Critic’s Top Concert Picks for the Week (Jan. 23-29)

Get tickets for Laurie Anderson at SFJazz Center, Jacquees at Masonic in San Francisco, Michael Kiwanuka at Fox in Oakland, Big Head Todd at Fillmore. Read full article: Jim the Critic’s Top Concert Picks for t...→

NFL divisional round picks, and open thread: Sunday games edition

NFL divisional round picks, and open thread: Sunday games edition

Get it done already, Andy.... Texans at Chiefs (-9.5): It's all lining up nicely for Big Red, as the Chiefs will face the Texans, a team with a point differential of -7 during the regular season in the divisional round, and if they get to the AFC Championship Game, they Read full article: NFL divisional round picks, and open thr...→

Titans vs. Ravens live blog: Real-time updates from the NFL divisional round playoff game

Titans vs. Ravens live blog: Real-time updates from the NFL divisional round playoff game

Live updates, tweets, photos, analysis and more from the NFL playoff game between the Tennessee Titans and Baltimore Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, Md., on Jan. 11, 2020. Read full article: Titans vs. Ravens live blog: Real-time u...→

NFL playoff picks: Lamar Jackson-led Ravens will whip Titans

NFL playoff picks: Lamar Jackson-led Ravens will whip Titans

There ought to be some kind of special service to humanity award given to the Titans for knocking out the Patriots in the first round of the playoffs. Instead, all coach Mike Vrabel and his players… Read full article: NFL playoff picks: Lamar Jackson-led Rav...→

NFL Picks For Divisional Round: A Lot To Like About Divisional Weekend

NFL Picks For Divisional Round: A Lot To Like About Divisional Weekend

As football fans from coast to coast no doubt mourn this loss for New Englanders, the good news is that there's plenty of excitement without the Patriots for this weekend's action. Read full article: NFL Picks For Divisional Round: A Lot To...→

The Loop NFL Picks: Divisional playoffs

The Loop NFL Picks: Divisional playoffs

Vikings at 49ers (-6½) Kirk Cousins and company pulled the huge upset in New Orleans last Sunday but face an even tougher test on Saturday against one of the NFL’s top defenses, which is getting healthy just in time for the playoffs. The Sa Read full article: The Loop NFL Picks: Divisional playoffs...→

NFL Playoffs 2020: Betting lines and odds for divisional round matchups

NFL Playoffs 2020: Betting lines and odds for divisional round matchups

Baltimore, Kansas City, San Francisco and Green Bay all enter the divisional round as favorites to qualify for the AFC and NFC championship games. Read full article: NFL Playoffs 2020: Betting lines and odd...→

Eagles mailbag: NFL playoff predictions, the return of Nick Foles (?), and more

Eagles mailbag: NFL playoff predictions, the return of Nick Foles (?), and more

In our Eagles chat on Thursday, there were a lot of questions that we could not get to in time or other questions we did answer but could use more color. Actually, there was more overflow than usual, so we're going to do two mailbags -- one today, one tomorrow -- to answer some of the overflow. Read full article: Eagles mailbag: NFL playoff predictions,...→

NFL Network's Kyle Brandt picks Eagles with impassioned 'Wolf of Broad Street' monologue

NFL Network's Kyle Brandt picks Eagles with impassioned 'Wolf of Broad Street' monologue

On "Good Morning Football," NFL Network host Kyle Brandt picked the Philadelphia Eagles to beat the Seattle Seahawks in the Wildcard round of the 2019-20 NFL Playoffs. He dubbed Dough Pederson "The Wolf of Broad Street." Read full article: NFL Network's Kyle Brandt picks Eagles w...→

The Loop NFL Picks: Wild-card weekend

The Loop NFL Picks: Wild-card weekend

Every Thursday, Kevin Cusick makes his predictions against the latest Las Vegas point spread, the way God intended … Vikings at Saints (-7½) Coach Mike Zimmer, trying to light a fire under his unde… Read full article: The Loop NFL Picks: Wild-card weekend...→

2020 NFL Draft order: Updated top 20 picks as Cincinnati holds first overall selection

2020 NFL Draft order: Updated top 20 picks as Cincinnati holds first overall selection

The Cincinnati Bengals hold the first overall pick in the draft, followed by the Washington Redskins and the Detroit Lions. Read full article: 2020 NFL Draft order: Updated top 20 pic...→

NFL playoff brackets and schedules, times, TV and when is Super Bowl LIV in Miami?

After a wild finish that came down to the last play Sunday night in Seattle, the playoff schedule is set for the NFL's 100th season. Read full article: NFL playoff brackets and schedules, time...→

Tom Brady’s bad week doesn’t bode well for Patriots playoff chances

Tom Brady’s bad week doesn’t bode well for Patriots playoff chances

Tom Brady didn’t look right, and by extension, the passing game was off. Not the best time for the Patriots quarterback to be having troubles. Read full article: Tom Brady’s bad week doesn’t bode well f...→

Seahawks vs. Packers live blog: Real-time updates from the NFL playoff divisional game

Seahawks vs. Packers live blog: Real-time updates from the NFL playoff divisional game

Live updates, tweets, photos, analysis and more from the NFL playoff game between the Seattle Seahawks and Green Bay Packeres at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wis., on Jan. 12, 2020. Read full article: Seahawks vs. Packers live blog: Real-tim...→

Video: Rookie Nick Bosa breaks down his first NFL playoff game

Video: Rookie Nick Bosa breaks down his first NFL playoff game

It was an eventful game for 49ers rookie Nick Bosa. In his first NFL playoff game, the rookie recorded two sacks and two tackles for loss. He and his teammates recorded six sacks total against the … Read full article: Video: Rookie Nick Bosa breaks down his ...→

Vikings vs. 49ers live blog: Real-time updates from the NFL divisional round playoff game

Vikings vs. 49ers live blog: Real-time updates from the NFL divisional round playoff game

Live updates, tweets, photos, analysis and more from the NFL playoff game between the Minnesota Vikings and San Francisco 49ers at Levi Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., on Jan. 11, 2020. Read full article: Vikings vs. 49ers live blog: Real-time u...→

NBC’s Jadeveon Clowney whiff was lowlight of insufferable NFL playoff nonsense

NBC’s Jadeveon Clowney whiff was lowlight of insufferable NFL playoff nonsense

Exclusive TV rights “journalism” often creates first-crack access to significant stories. But rarely are they served on a silver platter as the one on NBC on Sunday night. At 0-0 in the first quart… Read full article: NBC’s Jadeveon Clowney whiff was lowligh...→

NFL playoff divisional round 2020 times, TV and when is Super Bowl LIV in Miami?

Home field was not kind to three of the four NFL teams that hosted games over the weekend. The four teams that had byes—Baltimore, Kansas City, San Francisco and Green Bay—will all host games in the divisional round. Read full article: NFL playoff divisional round 2020 times,...→

NFL Wild Card picks: Rounding up the experts' predictions for Eagles vs. Seahawks

NFL Wild Card picks: Rounding up the experts' predictions for Eagles vs. Seahawks

Another season, another chance for the Eagles to play spoiler as home underdogs in the playoffs. Over the past two seasons, the Eagles have been postseason underdogs five times, and they've won four of those games. No other team in the NFL has more than one such win since 2016. And that's the opportunity that presents itself this Sunday to Philly, who clinched the NFC East title with a Week 17 win over the Giants. Read full article: NFL Wild Card picks: Rounding up the exp...→

NFL playoff picks: Wildcard round

NFL playoff picks: Wildcard round

For the gambling degenerates, here are my wildcard round NFL picks. Read full article: NFL playoff picks: Wildcard round...→

With the NFL Draft pick order set for the Top 20, here are the favorite picks for each team

With the NFL Draft pick order set for the Top 20, here are the favorite picks for each team

With the NFL regular season coming to a close on Sunday, the teams with the top 20 picks for the 2020 NFL Draft have been set. Read full article: With the NFL Draft pick order set for th...→

NFL Week 17: Titans 35, Texans 14 — Four Winners, Four Losers

NFL Week 17: Titans 35, Texans 14 — Four Winners, Four Losers

There was plenty of scoreboard watching going on throughout the early window of NFL games yesterday, as the Houston Texans were rooting for the nearly impossible to happen, a Week 17 loss by the Kansas City Chiefs at home to the Los Angeles Chargers. A Chiefs loss would have kept... Read full article: NFL Week 17: Titans 35, Texans 14 — Four...→

NFL playoff seeding and schedule: Who’s in, who’s out?

NFL playoff seeding and schedule: Who’s in, who’s out?

The AFC playoff seeding is set, while the NFC picture is getting much clearer as Week 17 winds down. The Tennessee Titans clinched the final wild card berth in the AFC. Read full article: NFL playoff seeding and schedule: Who’s ...→

Seahawks-49ers predictions: Seattle Times writers make their picks for Week 17

Seahawks-49ers predictions: Seattle Times writers make their picks for Week 17

Bob Condotta, Adam Jude, Larry Stone and Matt Calkins predict which team will win the battle for the NFC West on Sunday Night Football. Read full article: Seahawks-49ers predictions: Seattle Time...→

49ers vs. Packers: Here's a brief history of their storied NFL playoff rivalry

49ers vs. Packers: Here's a brief history of their storied NFL playoff rivalry

The 49ers and Packers are two of the most storied franchises in the NFL and they will meet again in the playoffs with a birth in Super Bowl on the line. Read full article: 49ers vs. Packers: Here's a brief histor...→

The Loop NFL Picks: Conference championships

The Loop NFL Picks: Conference championships

Every Thursday, Kevin Cusick makes his predictions against the latest Las Vegas point spread, the way God intended … Packers at 49ers (-7½) These NFC finalists will meet just 56 days after the Nine… Read full article: The Loop NFL Picks: Conference champions...→

Texans vs. Chiefs live blog: Real-time updates from the NFL playoff divisional round game

Texans vs. Chiefs live blog: Real-time updates from the NFL playoff divisional round game

Live updates, tweets, photos, analysis and more from the NFL playoff game between the Houston Texans and Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., on Jan. 12, 2020. Read full article: Texans vs. Chiefs live blog: Real-time u...→

The 49ers found their identity, broke the Vikings’ will, and cracked the NFL Playoff code

The 49ers found their identity, broke the Vikings’ will, and cracked the NFL Playoff code

The 49ers’ dominated both lines of scrimmage against the Vikings and put themselves one win away from the Super Bowl. Read full article: The 49ers found their identity, broke th...→

NFL divisional round picks, and open thread: Saturday games edition

NFL divisional round picks, and open thread: Saturday games edition

For the gambling degenerates, and those of you who just like watching NFL playoff football, here are my divisional round picks, as well as a place to comment on the action. Read full article: NFL divisional round picks, and open thr...→

N.F.L. Playoff Predictions: Our Picks for the Divisional Round

N.F.L. Playoff Predictions: Our Picks for the Divisional Round

Lamar Jackson is back, the 49ers are healthy, the Chiefs have built a surprising defense and the Packers are more than Aaron Rodgers. Read full article: N.F.L. Playoff Predictions: Our Picks fo...→

Jim the Critic’s Top Concert Picks for the Week (1/16-22)

Jim the Critic’s Top Concert Picks for the Week (1/16-22)

Get tickets for Railroad Earth at Fillmore in San Francisco; Seventeen at SAP Center in San Jose; Rex Orange County at Fox in Oakland, Masonic in SF. Read full article: Jim the Critic’s Top Concert Picks for t...→

2020 NFL Draft order: Updated top 24 picks following wild-card round

2020 NFL Draft order: Updated top 24 picks following wild-card round

The Philadelphia Eagles will be the first team to pick of those who have made the playoffs, followed by the Buffalo Bills, New England Patriots and New Orleans Saints. Read full article: 2020 NFL Draft order: Updated top 24 pic...→

'I've Had The Time Of My Life': Emotional Josh McCown Reflects On Making NFL Playoff Debut At 40 With Eagles

'I've Had The Time Of My Life': Emotional Josh McCown Reflects On Making NFL Playoff Debut At 40 With Eagles

Playing on his 11th team, Josh McCown found himself in a situation he's never been in before Sunday -- playing in an NFL playoff game. Read full article: 'I've Had The Time Of My Life': Emotiona...→

NFL playoff picks: This is the end for Tom Brady and Patriots

NFL playoff picks: This is the end for Tom Brady and Patriots

Here we are again, standing on the corner of “The Patriots are finished” and “Do you really want to bet money on that?” I say again because 51 weeks ago, I hopped on the Chargers’ bandwagon as it r… Read full article: NFL playoff picks: This is the end for T...→

Seahawks-Eagles predictions: Seattle Times writers make their picks for the NFC wild-card playoff

Seahawks-Eagles predictions: Seattle Times writers make their picks for the NFC wild-card playoff

Bob Condotta, Adam Jude, Larry Stone and Matt Calkins make their picks for Sunday's NFC wild-card round playoff game against the Eagles in Philadelphia. Read full article: Seahawks-Eagles predictions: Seattle Tim...→

Jim the Critic’s Top Bay Area Concert Picks of the Week (Jan. 9-15)

Get tickets for Mark Hummel’s Blues Harmonica Blowout at Freight & Salvage in Berkeley, Tool at SAP Center in San Jose, Los Lobos at Fillmore in S.F. Read full article: Jim the Critic’s Top Bay Area Concert Pi...→

NFL playoff schedule: wild card through Super Bowl

NFL playoff schedule: wild card through Super Bowl

Getting byes for the first playoff round are the 49ers, Packers, Ravens and Chiefs. Read full article: NFL playoff schedule: wild card through ...→

2019 NFL Week 17 Recap | WTOP

Playoff spoilers, a 30-for-30 special and fond farewells. All 32 teams get some attention in the final NFL Recap of the regular season. Read full article: 2019 NFL Week 17 Recap | WTOP...→

NFL playoff seeding and schedule: Who's in, who's out?

NFL playoff seeding and schedule: Who's in, who's out?

The NFL playoff picture is finally set.... The San Francisco 49ers held on through a wild finish for a 26-21 win over the Seattle Seahawks, clinching not only the NFC West crown but also the No. 1 seed in the NFC. Meanwhile, the Philadelphia Eagles improved to 9-7 with a win over th Read full article: NFL playoff seeding and schedule: Who's ...→

Trump hails perfect LSU football team: ‘You guys are gonna make so much money’ in NFL

Trump hails perfect LSU football team: ‘You guys are gonna make so much money’ in NFL

The president also invited the team into the Oval Office, saying it’s been a special sanctuary for “a lot of presidents — some good, some not so good.”... TOP STORIES Prediction: Impeachment will enrage the weary American public 'Not a halfway house': Canadians voice second thoughts on royal residents Prosecutor role puts Adam Schiff on hot seat Read full article: Trump hails perfect LSU football team: ‘...→

49ers vs. Packers: Here's a brief history of their storied NFL playoff rivalry

49ers vs. Packers: Here's a brief history of their storied NFL playoff rivalry

The 49ers and Packers are two of the most storied franchises in the NFL and they will meet again in the playoffs with a birth in Super Bowl on the line. Read full article: 49ers vs. Packers: Here's a brief histor...→

Texans vs. Chiefs live blog: Real-time updates from the NFL playoff divisional round game

Texans vs. Chiefs live blog: Real-time updates from the NFL playoff divisional round game

Live updates, tweets, photos, analysis and more from the NFL playoff game between the Houston Texans and Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., on Jan. 12, 2020. Read full article: Texans vs. Chiefs live blog: Real-time u...→

Video: Rookie Nick Bosa breaks down his first NFL playoff game

Video: Rookie Nick Bosa breaks down his first NFL playoff game

It was an eventful game for 49ers rookie Nick Bosa. In his first NFL playoff game, the rookie recorded two sacks and two tackles for loss. He and his teammates recorded six sacks total against the … Read full article: Video: Rookie Nick Bosa breaks down his ...→

Titans vs. Ravens live blog: Real-time updates from the NFL divisional round playoff game

Titans vs. Ravens live blog: Real-time updates from the NFL divisional round playoff game

Live updates, tweets, photos, analysis and more from the NFL playoff game between the Tennessee Titans and Baltimore Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, Md., on Jan. 11, 2020. Read full article: Titans vs. Ravens live blog: Real-time u...→

NFL divisional round picks, and open thread: Saturday games edition

NFL divisional round picks, and open thread: Saturday games edition

For the gambling degenerates, and those of you who just like watching NFL playoff football, here are my divisional round picks, as well as a place to comment on the action. Read full article: NFL divisional round picks, and open thr...→

NFL Picks For Divisional Round: A Lot To Like About Divisional Weekend

NFL Picks For Divisional Round: A Lot To Like About Divisional Weekend

As football fans from coast to coast no doubt mourn this loss for New Englanders, the good news is that there's plenty of excitement without the Patriots for this weekend's action. Read full article: NFL Picks For Divisional Round: A Lot To...→

Jim the Critic’s Top Concert Picks for the Week (1/16-22)

Jim the Critic’s Top Concert Picks for the Week (1/16-22)

Get tickets for Railroad Earth at Fillmore in San Francisco; Seventeen at SAP Center in San Jose; Rex Orange County at Fox in Oakland, Masonic in SF. Read full article: Jim the Critic’s Top Concert Picks for t...→

NFL Playoffs 2020: Betting lines and odds for divisional round matchups

NFL Playoffs 2020: Betting lines and odds for divisional round matchups

Baltimore, Kansas City, San Francisco and Green Bay all enter the divisional round as favorites to qualify for the AFC and NFC championship games. Read full article: NFL Playoffs 2020: Betting lines and odd...→

'I've Had The Time Of My Life': Emotional Josh McCown Reflects On Making NFL Playoff Debut At 40 With Eagles

'I've Had The Time Of My Life': Emotional Josh McCown Reflects On Making NFL Playoff Debut At 40 With Eagles

Playing on his 11th team, Josh McCown found himself in a situation he's never been in before Sunday -- playing in an NFL playoff game. Read full article: 'I've Had The Time Of My Life': Emotiona...→

NFL Wild Card picks: Rounding up the experts' predictions for Eagles vs. Seahawks

NFL Wild Card picks: Rounding up the experts' predictions for Eagles vs. Seahawks

Another season, another chance for the Eagles to play spoiler as home underdogs in the playoffs. Over the past two seasons, the Eagles have been postseason underdogs five times, and they've won four of those games. No other team in the NFL has more than one such win since 2016. And that's the opportunity that presents itself this Sunday to Philly, who clinched the NFC East title with a Week 17 win over the Giants. Read full article: NFL Wild Card picks: Rounding up the exp...→

Eagles mailbag: NFL playoff predictions, the return of Nick Foles (?), and more

Eagles mailbag: NFL playoff predictions, the return of Nick Foles (?), and more

In our Eagles chat on Thursday, there were a lot of questions that we could not get to in time or other questions we did answer but could use more color. Actually, there was more overflow than usual, so we're going to do two mailbags -- one today, one tomorrow -- to answer some of the overflow. Read full article: Eagles mailbag: NFL playoff predictions,...→

Seahawks-Eagles predictions: Seattle Times writers make their picks for the NFC wild-card playoff

Seahawks-Eagles predictions: Seattle Times writers make their picks for the NFC wild-card playoff

Bob Condotta, Adam Jude, Larry Stone and Matt Calkins make their picks for Sunday's NFC wild-card round playoff game against the Eagles in Philadelphia. Read full article: Seahawks-Eagles predictions: Seattle Tim...→

NFL playoff picks: Wildcard round

NFL playoff picks: Wildcard round

For the gambling degenerates, here are my wildcard round NFL picks. Read full article: NFL playoff picks: Wildcard round...→

The Loop NFL Picks: Wild-card weekend

The Loop NFL Picks: Wild-card weekend

Every Thursday, Kevin Cusick makes his predictions against the latest Las Vegas point spread, the way God intended … Vikings at Saints (-7½) Coach Mike Zimmer, trying to light a fire under his unde… Read full article: The Loop NFL Picks: Wild-card weekend...→

NFL playoff schedule: wild card through Super Bowl

NFL playoff schedule: wild card through Super Bowl

Getting byes for the first playoff round are the 49ers, Packers, Ravens and Chiefs. Read full article: NFL playoff schedule: wild card through ...→

NFL Week 17: Titans 35, Texans 14 — Four Winners, Four Losers

NFL Week 17: Titans 35, Texans 14 — Four Winners, Four Losers

There was plenty of scoreboard watching going on throughout the early window of NFL games yesterday, as the Houston Texans were rooting for the nearly impossible to happen, a Week 17 loss by the Kansas City Chiefs at home to the Los Angeles Chargers. A Chiefs loss would have kept... Read full article: NFL Week 17: Titans 35, Texans 14 — Four...→

NFL playoff brackets and schedules, times, TV and when is Super Bowl LIV in Miami?

After a wild finish that came down to the last play Sunday night in Seattle, the playoff schedule is set for the NFL's 100th season. Read full article: NFL playoff brackets and schedules, time...→

NFL playoff seeding and schedule: Who's in, who's out?

NFL playoff seeding and schedule: Who's in, who's out?

The NFL playoff picture is finally set.... The San Francisco 49ers held on through a wild finish for a 26-21 win over the Seattle Seahawks, clinching not only the NFC West crown but also the No. 1 seed in the NFC. Meanwhile, the Philadelphia Eagles improved to 9-7 with a win over th Read full article: NFL playoff seeding and schedule: Who's ...→

NFL playoff seeding and schedule: Who’s in, who’s out?

NFL playoff seeding and schedule: Who’s in, who’s out?

The AFC playoff seeding is set, while the NFC picture is getting much clearer as Week 17 winds down. The Tennessee Titans clinched the final wild card berth in the AFC. Read full article: NFL playoff seeding and schedule: Who’s ...→

Tom Brady’s bad week doesn’t bode well for Patriots playoff chances

Tom Brady’s bad week doesn’t bode well for Patriots playoff chances

Tom Brady didn’t look right, and by extension, the passing game was off. Not the best time for the Patriots quarterback to be having troubles. Read full article: Tom Brady’s bad week doesn’t bode well f...→

Jim the Critic’s Top Concert Picks for the Week (Jan. 23-29)

Jim the Critic’s Top Concert Picks for the Week (Jan. 23-29)

Get tickets for Laurie Anderson at SFJazz Center, Jacquees at Masonic in San Francisco, Michael Kiwanuka at Fox in Oakland, Big Head Todd at Fillmore. Read full article: Jim the Critic’s Top Concert Picks for t...→

The Loop NFL Picks: Conference championships

The Loop NFL Picks: Conference championships

Every Thursday, Kevin Cusick makes his predictions against the latest Las Vegas point spread, the way God intended … Packers at 49ers (-7½) These NFC finalists will meet just 56 days after the Nine… Read full article: The Loop NFL Picks: Conference champions...→

Seahawks vs. Packers live blog: Real-time updates from the NFL playoff divisional game

Seahawks vs. Packers live blog: Real-time updates from the NFL playoff divisional game

Live updates, tweets, photos, analysis and more from the NFL playoff game between the Seattle Seahawks and Green Bay Packeres at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wis., on Jan. 12, 2020. Read full article: Seahawks vs. Packers live blog: Real-tim...→

NFL divisional round picks, and open thread: Sunday games edition

NFL divisional round picks, and open thread: Sunday games edition

Get it done already, Andy.... Texans at Chiefs (-9.5): It's all lining up nicely for Big Red, as the Chiefs will face the Texans, a team with a point differential of -7 during the regular season in the divisional round, and if they get to the AFC Championship Game, they Read full article: NFL divisional round picks, and open thr...→

The 49ers found their identity, broke the Vikings’ will, and cracked the NFL Playoff code

The 49ers found their identity, broke the Vikings’ will, and cracked the NFL Playoff code

The 49ers’ dominated both lines of scrimmage against the Vikings and put themselves one win away from the Super Bowl. Read full article: The 49ers found their identity, broke th...→

Vikings vs. 49ers live blog: Real-time updates from the NFL divisional round playoff game

Vikings vs. 49ers live blog: Real-time updates from the NFL divisional round playoff game

Live updates, tweets, photos, analysis and more from the NFL playoff game between the Minnesota Vikings and San Francisco 49ers at Levi Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., on Jan. 11, 2020. Read full article: Vikings vs. 49ers live blog: Real-time u...→

NFL playoff picks: Lamar Jackson-led Ravens will whip Titans

NFL playoff picks: Lamar Jackson-led Ravens will whip Titans

There ought to be some kind of special service to humanity award given to the Titans for knocking out the Patriots in the first round of the playoffs. Instead, all coach Mike Vrabel and his players… Read full article: NFL playoff picks: Lamar Jackson-led Rav...→

N.F.L. Playoff Predictions: Our Picks for the Divisional Round

N.F.L. Playoff Predictions: Our Picks for the Divisional Round

Lamar Jackson is back, the 49ers are healthy, the Chiefs have built a surprising defense and the Packers are more than Aaron Rodgers. Read full article: N.F.L. Playoff Predictions: Our Picks fo...→

NBC’s Jadeveon Clowney whiff was lowlight of insufferable NFL playoff nonsense

NBC’s Jadeveon Clowney whiff was lowlight of insufferable NFL playoff nonsense

Exclusive TV rights “journalism” often creates first-crack access to significant stories. But rarely are they served on a silver platter as the one on NBC on Sunday night. At 0-0 in the first quart… Read full article: NBC’s Jadeveon Clowney whiff was lowligh...→

The Loop NFL Picks: Divisional playoffs

The Loop NFL Picks: Divisional playoffs

Vikings at 49ers (-6½) Kirk Cousins and company pulled the huge upset in New Orleans last Sunday but face an even tougher test on Saturday against one of the NFL’s top defenses, which is getting healthy just in time for the playoffs. The Sa Read full article: The Loop NFL Picks: Divisional playoffs...→

2020 NFL Draft order: Updated top 24 picks following wild-card round

2020 NFL Draft order: Updated top 24 picks following wild-card round

The Philadelphia Eagles will be the first team to pick of those who have made the playoffs, followed by the Buffalo Bills, New England Patriots and New Orleans Saints. Read full article: 2020 NFL Draft order: Updated top 24 pic...→

NFL playoff divisional round 2020 times, TV and when is Super Bowl LIV in Miami?

Home field was not kind to three of the four NFL teams that hosted games over the weekend. The four teams that had byes—Baltimore, Kansas City, San Francisco and Green Bay—will all host games in the divisional round. Read full article: NFL playoff divisional round 2020 times,...→

NFL playoff picks: This is the end for Tom Brady and Patriots

NFL playoff picks: This is the end for Tom Brady and Patriots

Here we are again, standing on the corner of “The Patriots are finished” and “Do you really want to bet money on that?” I say again because 51 weeks ago, I hopped on the Chargers’ bandwagon as it r… Read full article: NFL playoff picks: This is the end for T...→

NFL Network's Kyle Brandt picks Eagles with impassioned 'Wolf of Broad Street' monologue

NFL Network's Kyle Brandt picks Eagles with impassioned 'Wolf of Broad Street' monologue

On "Good Morning Football," NFL Network host Kyle Brandt picked the Philadelphia Eagles to beat the Seattle Seahawks in the Wildcard round of the 2019-20 NFL Playoffs. He dubbed Dough Pederson "The Wolf of Broad Street." Read full article: NFL Network's Kyle Brandt picks Eagles w...→

Jim the Critic’s Top Bay Area Concert Picks of the Week (Jan. 9-15)

Get tickets for Mark Hummel’s Blues Harmonica Blowout at Freight & Salvage in Berkeley, Tool at SAP Center in San Jose, Los Lobos at Fillmore in S.F. Read full article: Jim the Critic’s Top Bay Area Concert Pi...→

With the NFL Draft pick order set for the Top 20, here are the favorite picks for each team

With the NFL Draft pick order set for the Top 20, here are the favorite picks for each team

With the NFL regular season coming to a close on Sunday, the teams with the top 20 picks for the 2020 NFL Draft have been set. Read full article: With the NFL Draft pick order set for th...→

2020 NFL Draft order: Updated top 20 picks as Cincinnati holds first overall selection

2020 NFL Draft order: Updated top 20 picks as Cincinnati holds first overall selection

The Cincinnati Bengals hold the first overall pick in the draft, followed by the Washington Redskins and the Detroit Lions. Read full article: 2020 NFL Draft order: Updated top 20 pic...→

2019 NFL Week 17 Recap | WTOP

Playoff spoilers, a 30-for-30 special and fond farewells. All 32 teams get some attention in the final NFL Recap of the regular season. Read full article: 2019 NFL Week 17 Recap | WTOP...→

Seahawks-49ers predictions: Seattle Times writers make their picks for Week 17

Seahawks-49ers predictions: Seattle Times writers make their picks for Week 17

Bob Condotta, Adam Jude, Larry Stone and Matt Calkins predict which team will win the battle for the NFC West on Sunday Night Football. Read full article: Seahawks-49ers predictions: Seattle Time...→

Trump hails perfect LSU football team: ‘You guys are gonna make so much money’ in NFL

Trump hails perfect LSU football team: ‘You guys are gonna make so much money’ in NFL

The president also invited the team into the Oval Office, saying it’s been a special sanctuary for “a lot of presidents — some good, some not so good.”... TOP STORIES Prediction: Impeachment will enrage the weary American public 'Not a halfway house': Canadians voice second thoughts on royal residents Prosecutor role puts Adam Schiff on hot seat Read full article: Trump hails perfect LSU football team: ‘...→

49ers vs. Packers: Here's a brief history of their storied NFL playoff rivalry

49ers vs. Packers: Here's a brief history of their storied NFL playoff rivalry

The 49ers and Packers are two of the most storied franchises in the NFL and they will meet again in the playoffs with a birth in Super Bowl on the line. Read full article: 49ers vs. Packers: Here's a brief histor...→

Jim the Critic’s Top Concert Picks for the Week (Jan. 23-29)

Jim the Critic’s Top Concert Picks for the Week (Jan. 23-29)

Get tickets for Laurie Anderson at SFJazz Center, Jacquees at Masonic in San Francisco, Michael Kiwanuka at Fox in Oakland, Big Head Todd at Fillmore. Read full article: Jim the Critic’s Top Concert Picks for t...→

The Loop NFL Picks: Conference championships

The Loop NFL Picks: Conference championships

Every Thursday, Kevin Cusick makes his predictions against the latest Las Vegas point spread, the way God intended … Packers at 49ers (-7½) These NFC finalists will meet just 56 days after the Nine… Read full article: The Loop NFL Picks: Conference champions...→

Seahawks vs. Packers live blog: Real-time updates from the NFL playoff divisional game

Seahawks vs. Packers live blog: Real-time updates from the NFL playoff divisional game

Live updates, tweets, photos, analysis and more from the NFL playoff game between the Seattle Seahawks and Green Bay Packeres at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wis., on Jan. 12, 2020. Read full article: Seahawks vs. Packers live blog: Real-tim...→

Texans vs. Chiefs live blog: Real-time updates from the NFL playoff divisional round game

Texans vs. Chiefs live blog: Real-time updates from the NFL playoff divisional round game

Live updates, tweets, photos, analysis and more from the NFL playoff game between the Houston Texans and Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., on Jan. 12, 2020. Read full article: Texans vs. Chiefs live blog: Real-time u...→

NFL divisional round picks, and open thread: Sunday games edition

NFL divisional round picks, and open thread: Sunday games edition

Get it done already, Andy.... Texans at Chiefs (-9.5): It's all lining up nicely for Big Red, as the Chiefs will face the Texans, a team with a point differential of -7 during the regular season in the divisional round, and if they get to the AFC Championship Game, they Read full article: NFL divisional round picks, and open thr...→

Video: Rookie Nick Bosa breaks down his first NFL playoff game

Video: Rookie Nick Bosa breaks down his first NFL playoff game

It was an eventful game for 49ers rookie Nick Bosa. In his first NFL playoff game, the rookie recorded two sacks and two tackles for loss. He and his teammates recorded six sacks total against the … Read full article: Video: Rookie Nick Bosa breaks down his ...→

The 49ers found their identity, broke the Vikings’ will, and cracked the NFL Playoff code

The 49ers found their identity, broke the Vikings’ will, and cracked the NFL Playoff code

The 49ers’ dominated both lines of scrimmage against the Vikings and put themselves one win away from the Super Bowl. Read full article: The 49ers found their identity, broke th...→

Titans vs. Ravens live blog: Real-time updates from the NFL divisional round playoff game

Titans vs. Ravens live blog: Real-time updates from the NFL divisional round playoff game

Live updates, tweets, photos, analysis and more from the NFL playoff game between the Tennessee Titans and Baltimore Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, Md., on Jan. 11, 2020. Read full article: Titans vs. Ravens live blog: Real-time u...→

Vikings vs. 49ers live blog: Real-time updates from the NFL divisional round playoff game

Vikings vs. 49ers live blog: Real-time updates from the NFL divisional round playoff game

Live updates, tweets, photos, analysis and more from the NFL playoff game between the Minnesota Vikings and San Francisco 49ers at Levi Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., on Jan. 11, 2020. Read full article: Vikings vs. 49ers live blog: Real-time u...→

NFL divisional round picks, and open thread: Saturday games edition

NFL divisional round picks, and open thread: Saturday games edition

For the gambling degenerates, and those of you who just like watching NFL playoff football, here are my divisional round picks, as well as a place to comment on the action. Read full article: NFL divisional round picks, and open thr...→

NFL playoff picks: Lamar Jackson-led Ravens will whip Titans

NFL playoff picks: Lamar Jackson-led Ravens will whip Titans

There ought to be some kind of special service to humanity award given to the Titans for knocking out the Patriots in the first round of the playoffs. Instead, all coach Mike Vrabel and his players… Read full article: NFL playoff picks: Lamar Jackson-led Rav...→

N.F.L. Playoff Predictions: Our Picks for the Divisional Round

N.F.L. Playoff Predictions: Our Picks for the Divisional Round

Lamar Jackson is back, the 49ers are healthy, the Chiefs have built a surprising defense and the Packers are more than Aaron Rodgers. Read full article: N.F.L. Playoff Predictions: Our Picks fo...→

NFL Picks For Divisional Round: A Lot To Like About Divisional Weekend

NFL Picks For Divisional Round: A Lot To Like About Divisional Weekend

As football fans from coast to coast no doubt mourn this loss for New Englanders, the good news is that there's plenty of excitement without the Patriots for this weekend's action. Read full article: NFL Picks For Divisional Round: A Lot To...→

NBC’s Jadeveon Clowney whiff was lowlight of insufferable NFL playoff nonsense

NBC’s Jadeveon Clowney whiff was lowlight of insufferable NFL playoff nonsense

Exclusive TV rights “journalism” often creates first-crack access to significant stories. But rarely are they served on a silver platter as the one on NBC on Sunday night. At 0-0 in the first quart… Read full article: NBC’s Jadeveon Clowney whiff was lowligh...→

Jim the Critic’s Top Concert Picks for the Week (1/16-22)

Jim the Critic’s Top Concert Picks for the Week (1/16-22)

Get tickets for Railroad Earth at Fillmore in San Francisco; Seventeen at SAP Center in San Jose; Rex Orange County at Fox in Oakland, Masonic in SF. Read full article: Jim the Critic’s Top Concert Picks for t...→

The Loop NFL Picks: Divisional playoffs

The Loop NFL Picks: Divisional playoffs

Vikings at 49ers (-6½) Kirk Cousins and company pulled the huge upset in New Orleans last Sunday but face an even tougher test on Saturday against one of the NFL’s top defenses, which is getting healthy just in time for the playoffs. The Sa Read full article: The Loop NFL Picks: Divisional playoffs...→

2020 NFL Draft order: Updated top 24 picks following wild-card round

2020 NFL Draft order: Updated top 24 picks following wild-card round

The Philadelphia Eagles will be the first team to pick of those who have made the playoffs, followed by the Buffalo Bills, New England Patriots and New Orleans Saints. Read full article: 2020 NFL Draft order: Updated top 24 pic...→

NFL Playoffs 2020: Betting lines and odds for divisional round matchups

NFL Playoffs 2020: Betting lines and odds for divisional round matchups

Baltimore, Kansas City, San Francisco and Green Bay all enter the divisional round as favorites to qualify for the AFC and NFC championship games. Read full article: NFL Playoffs 2020: Betting lines and odd...→

NFL playoff divisional round 2020 times, TV and when is Super Bowl LIV in Miami?

Home field was not kind to three of the four NFL teams that hosted games over the weekend. The four teams that had byes—Baltimore, Kansas City, San Francisco and Green Bay—will all host games in the divisional round. Read full article: NFL playoff divisional round 2020 times,...→

'I've Had The Time Of My Life': Emotional Josh McCown Reflects On Making NFL Playoff Debut At 40 With Eagles

'I've Had The Time Of My Life': Emotional Josh McCown Reflects On Making NFL Playoff Debut At 40 With Eagles

Playing on his 11th team, Josh McCown found himself in a situation he's never been in before Sunday -- playing in an NFL playoff game. Read full article: 'I've Had The Time Of My Life': Emotiona...→

NFL Wild Card picks: Rounding up the experts' predictions for Eagles vs. Seahawks

NFL Wild Card picks: Rounding up the experts' predictions for Eagles vs. Seahawks

Another season, another chance for the Eagles to play spoiler as home underdogs in the playoffs. Over the past two seasons, the Eagles have been postseason underdogs five times, and they've won four of those games. No other team in the NFL has more than one such win since 2016. And that's the opportunity that presents itself this Sunday to Philly, who clinched the NFC East title with a Week 17 win over the Giants. Read full article: NFL Wild Card picks: Rounding up the exp...→

NFL playoff picks: This is the end for Tom Brady and Patriots

NFL playoff picks: This is the end for Tom Brady and Patriots

Here we are again, standing on the corner of “The Patriots are finished” and “Do you really want to bet money on that?” I say again because 51 weeks ago, I hopped on the Chargers’ bandwagon as it r… Read full article: NFL playoff picks: This is the end for T...→

Eagles mailbag: NFL playoff predictions, the return of Nick Foles (?), and more

Eagles mailbag: NFL playoff predictions, the return of Nick Foles (?), and more

In our Eagles chat on Thursday, there were a lot of questions that we could not get to in time or other questions we did answer but could use more color. Actually, there was more overflow than usual, so we're going to do two mailbags -- one today, one tomorrow -- to answer some of the overflow. Read full article: Eagles mailbag: NFL playoff predictions,...→

Seahawks-Eagles predictions: Seattle Times writers make their picks for the NFC wild-card playoff

Seahawks-Eagles predictions: Seattle Times writers make their picks for the NFC wild-card playoff

Bob Condotta, Adam Jude, Larry Stone and Matt Calkins make their picks for Sunday's NFC wild-card round playoff game against the Eagles in Philadelphia. Read full article: Seahawks-Eagles predictions: Seattle Tim...→

NFL Network's Kyle Brandt picks Eagles with impassioned 'Wolf of Broad Street' monologue

NFL Network's Kyle Brandt picks Eagles with impassioned 'Wolf of Broad Street' monologue

On "Good Morning Football," NFL Network host Kyle Brandt picked the Philadelphia Eagles to beat the Seattle Seahawks in the Wildcard round of the 2019-20 NFL Playoffs. He dubbed Dough Pederson "The Wolf of Broad Street." Read full article: NFL Network's Kyle Brandt picks Eagles w...→

NFL playoff picks: Wildcard round

NFL playoff picks: Wildcard round

For the gambling degenerates, here are my wildcard round NFL picks. Read full article: NFL playoff picks: Wildcard round...→

Jim the Critic’s Top Bay Area Concert Picks of the Week (Jan. 9-15)

Get tickets for Mark Hummel’s Blues Harmonica Blowout at Freight & Salvage in Berkeley, Tool at SAP Center in San Jose, Los Lobos at Fillmore in S.F. Read full article: Jim the Critic’s Top Bay Area Concert Pi...→

The Loop NFL Picks: Wild-card weekend

The Loop NFL Picks: Wild-card weekend

Every Thursday, Kevin Cusick makes his predictions against the latest Las Vegas point spread, the way God intended … Vikings at Saints (-7½) Coach Mike Zimmer, trying to light a fire under his unde… Read full article: The Loop NFL Picks: Wild-card weekend...→

With the NFL Draft pick order set for the Top 20, here are the favorite picks for each team

With the NFL Draft pick order set for the Top 20, here are the favorite picks for each team

With the NFL regular season coming to a close on Sunday, the teams with the top 20 picks for the 2020 NFL Draft have been set. Read full article: With the NFL Draft pick order set for th...→

NFL playoff schedule: wild card through Super Bowl

NFL playoff schedule: wild card through Super Bowl

Getting byes for the first playoff round are the 49ers, Packers, Ravens and Chiefs. Read full article: NFL playoff schedule: wild card through ...→

2020 NFL Draft order: Updated top 20 picks as Cincinnati holds first overall selection

2020 NFL Draft order: Updated top 20 picks as Cincinnati holds first overall selection

The Cincinnati Bengals hold the first overall pick in the draft, followed by the Washington Redskins and the Detroit Lions. Read full article: 2020 NFL Draft order: Updated top 20 pic...→

NFL Week 17: Titans 35, Texans 14 — Four Winners, Four Losers

NFL Week 17: Titans 35, Texans 14 — Four Winners, Four Losers

There was plenty of scoreboard watching going on throughout the early window of NFL games yesterday, as the Houston Texans were rooting for the nearly impossible to happen, a Week 17 loss by the Kansas City Chiefs at home to the Los Angeles Chargers. A Chiefs loss would have kept... Read full article: NFL Week 17: Titans 35, Texans 14 — Four...→

2019 NFL Week 17 Recap | WTOP

Playoff spoilers, a 30-for-30 special and fond farewells. All 32 teams get some attention in the final NFL Recap of the regular season. Read full article: 2019 NFL Week 17 Recap | WTOP...→

NFL playoff brackets and schedules, times, TV and when is Super Bowl LIV in Miami?

After a wild finish that came down to the last play Sunday night in Seattle, the playoff schedule is set for the NFL's 100th season. Read full article: NFL playoff brackets and schedules, time...→

NFL playoff seeding and schedule: Who's in, who's out?

NFL playoff seeding and schedule: Who's in, who's out?

The NFL playoff picture is finally set.... The San Francisco 49ers held on through a wild finish for a 26-21 win over the Seattle Seahawks, clinching not only the NFC West crown but also the No. 1 seed in the NFC. Meanwhile, the Philadelphia Eagles improved to 9-7 with a win over th Read full article: NFL playoff seeding and schedule: Who's ...→

NFL playoff seeding and schedule: Who’s in, who’s out?

NFL playoff seeding and schedule: Who’s in, who’s out?

The AFC playoff seeding is set, while the NFC picture is getting much clearer as Week 17 winds down. The Tennessee Titans clinched the final wild card berth in the AFC. Read full article: NFL playoff seeding and schedule: Who’s ...→

Tom Brady’s bad week doesn’t bode well for Patriots playoff chances

Tom Brady’s bad week doesn’t bode well for Patriots playoff chances

Tom Brady didn’t look right, and by extension, the passing game was off. Not the best time for the Patriots quarterback to be having troubles. Read full article: Tom Brady’s bad week doesn’t bode well f...→

Seahawks-49ers predictions: Seattle Times writers make their picks for Week 17

Seahawks-49ers predictions: Seattle Times writers make their picks for Week 17

Bob Condotta, Adam Jude, Larry Stone and Matt Calkins predict which team will win the battle for the NFC West on Sunday Night Football. Read full article: Seahawks-49ers predictions: Seattle Time...→