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Which NFL teams would make the playoffs if the season ended after Week 10?

Which NFL teams would make the playoffs if the season ended after Week 10?

The Patriots and the Ravens are in control of the AFC, while the race for the NFC has got tighter after Seattle beat San Francisco on Monday Night Football. Read full article: Which NFL teams would make the playoffs ...→

Which NFL teams would make the playoffs if the season ended after Week 10?

Which NFL teams would make the playoffs if the season ended after Week 10?

The Patriots and the Ravens are in control of the AFC, while the race for the NFC has got tighter after Seattle beat San Francisco on Monday Night Football. Read full article: Which NFL teams would make the playoffs ...→

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: ‘...→

Baylor All-America DE Lynch Bypassing Senior Season for NFL

Baylor All-America DE Lynch Bypassing Senior Season for NFL

All-America defensive end James Lynch says he is bypassing his senior season at Baylor for early entry into the NFL draft. Lynch announced his decision in a social media post Monday, and said that choosing Baylor was the best decision of his life. The 6-foot-4, 295-pound defender said he was proud to be part of the team’s turnaround from 11… Read full article: Baylor All-America DE Lynch Bypassing Se...→

NFL Playoffs, Divisional Round: Chiefs 51, Texans 31, Season Over — Four Winners, Four Losers

NFL Playoffs, Divisional Round: Chiefs 51, Texans 31, Season Over — Four Winners, Four Losers

There was a dream NFL playoff scenario for Houston in play heading into this weekend of divisional round action. The odds of it playing out were very slim, about 20 to 1 to be exact, but if the Tennessee Titans could pull off the upset of the Baltimore Ravens on... Read full article: NFL Playoffs, Divisional Round: Chiefs 5...→

NFL playoffs: All you need to know ahead of Seattle Seahawks vs. Green Bay Packers on Sunday

NFL playoffs: All you need to know ahead of Seattle Seahawks vs. Green Bay Packers on Sunday

The Packers and the Seahawks meet in the playoffs for the first time since the 2014 NFC Championship Game, which Seattle won in overtime after erasing a 16-point deficit. Read full article: NFL playoffs: All you need to know ahead...→

Here’s the ex-Broncos, plus former local players and coaches, still alive in the NFL playoffs

Here’s the ex-Broncos, plus former local players and coaches, still alive in the NFL playoffs

As the NFL playoffs continue this weekend, here’s a list of ex-Broncos guys — as well as former local players and coaches — who are still playing for a ring. Read full article: Here’s the ex-Broncos, plus former local...→

NFL Playoffs, Divisional Round: This Weekend's Best Bets

NFL Playoffs, Divisional Round: This Weekend's Best Bets

For the last ten seasons, in the NFL's divisional round of the playoffs, home teams have dominated the results, going 30-10 over that stretch. So picking winners straight up should be fairly formulaic. Picking winners against the spread is a different story, as you're going to have to have a... Read full article: NFL Playoffs, Divisional Round: This Wee...→

NFL teams come under fire for failing to hire black head coaches

NFL teams come under fire for failing to hire black head coaches

The Dallas Cowboys hired Mike McCarthy, the Carolina Panthers hired Matt Rhule and the New York Giants hired Joe Judge to become their next head coaches over the last two days. Read full article: NFL teams come under fire for failing to...→

‘Bachelor’ 2020 power rankings: Hannah and Madison make moves in Week 1

‘Bachelor’ 2020 power rankings: Hannah and Madison make moves in Week 1

“The Bachelor” franchise doesn’t get talked about as a sport enough, which is a real shame. It might not be the most physically demanding thing on television (save for the occasio… Read full article: ‘Bachelor’ 2020 power rankings: Hannah a...→

Texans, Vikings Work OT to Advance in NFL Playoffs

Texans, Vikings Work OT to Advance in NFL Playoffs

Working overtime paid off for Minnesota and Houston this weekend. Seattle avoided the extra session and made it a wild-card bonanza, with three of the four road teams winning. One day after the Texans rallied from a 16-0 deficit to beat Buffalo 22-19 in an AFC wild-card game, the Vikings stunned New Orleans 26-20 on Sunday. Then fifth-seeded Seattle edged… Read full article: Texans, Vikings Work OT to Advance in NF...→

Vikings defeat Saints again in NFL playoffs overtime upset

Vikings defeat Saints again in NFL playoffs overtime upset

The Vikings took out the Saints again. Two years after the Minneapolis Miracle, the Vikings upset the Saints, 26-20, in overtime in the NFC wild-card round to advance in the NFL playoffs. The Vikin… Read full article: Vikings defeat Saints again in NFL playo...→

Brady exits NFL playoffs with loss, retirement unlikely | WTOP

Brady exits NFL playoffs with loss, retirement unlikely | WTOP

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Tom Brady walked off the field at the end of his 20th NFL season and said he plans to be back for another, when he will be 43 years old. If not in New England, somewhere else. Read full article: Brady exits NFL playoffs with loss, reti...→

NFL Playoffs: Texans Beat Bills In Overtime 22-19

NFL Playoffs: Texans Beat Bills In Overtime 22-19

In dramatic comeback fashion and with a field goal from Ka'imi Fairbairn in overtime, the Texans defeated the Buffalo Bills 22-19 during the AFC Wild Card Playoff game at NRG Stadium. Deshaun Watson was sacked seven times but the Texans rallied back from a 16 point deficit to advance in the playoffs. (Photos by Eric Sauseda) Read full article: NFL Playoffs: Texans Beat Bills In Overt...→

New RB Elijah Holyfield Could Make Unique NFL Debut

New RB Elijah Holyfield Could Make Unique NFL Debut

“It’s what I’ve been practicing for.” Elijah Holyfield has been preparing for his NFL debut which may end up being in Sunday’s wild card game against the Seahawks. Read full article: New RB Elijah Holyfield Could Make Uniqu...→

NFL Playoffs, Conference Title Round —  Predictions and Best Bets

NFL Playoffs, Conference Title Round — Predictions and Best Bets

We will get to the AFC and NFC title games in just a moment, but first, as long as gambling is the topic in this post, give me a brief moment to frame the impact of Major League Baseball's punishment of the Houston Astros for their electronic sign stealing back... Read full article: NFL Playoffs, Conference Title Round — ...→

NFL playoffs: How have the 49ers and Chiefs Super Bowl chances changed during the season?

NFL playoffs: How have the 49ers and Chiefs Super Bowl chances changed during the season?

The 49ers are second-favorite to win a first Super Bowl since 1995, a dramatic change of scenery from their chances at the beginning of the season. Read full article: NFL playoffs: How have the 49ers and Chi...→

My final AP top-25 ballot: The top-four were easy; three Pac-12 teams make the cut; Big Ten and SEC occupy half the spots

My final AP top-25 ballot: The top-four were easy; three Pac-12 teams make the cut; Big Ten and SEC occupy half the spots

The follow ballot was submitted to the AP immediately after the championship game … 1. LSU 2. Clemson 3. Ohio State 4. Georgia 5. Penn State 6. Oklahoma 7. Florida 8. Oregon 9. Wisconsin 10. … Read full article: My final AP top-25 ballot: The top-four ...→

NFL playoffs: Betting lines and odds for AFC, NFC championship games

NFL playoffs: Betting lines and odds for AFC, NFC championship games

The San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs are the bookmakers' favorites to reach the Super Bowl. Read full article: NFL playoffs: Betting lines and odds for...→

NFL playoffs: Packers hold off Seahawks for shot at 49ers, Super Bowl berth

NFL playoffs: Packers hold off Seahawks for shot at 49ers, Super Bowl berth

Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers built an early lead, then withstood a second-half comeback bid by the Russell Wilson-led Seattle Seahawks to advance to the NFC championship game against the… Read full article: NFL playoffs: Packers hold off Seahawks ...→

NFL playoffs: All you need to know ahead of Houston Texans vs. Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday

NFL playoffs: All you need to know ahead of Houston Texans vs. Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday

The Chiefs look to reach the AFC Championship for the second consecutive year, while the Texans aim to win back-to-back playoff games for the first time in their history. Read full article: NFL playoffs: All you need to know ahead...→

NFL playoffs weather: Is snow, rain expected in Green Bay, Baltimore, and other divisional round games?

NFL playoffs weather: Is snow, rain expected in Green Bay, Baltimore, and other divisional round games?

The NFL's divisional round will begin on Saturday, and with each of the home teams playing in outdoor stadiums, weather has the potential to impact each game. Read full article: NFL playoffs weather: Is snow, rain expe...→

NFL Playoffs, Divisional Round: Texans-Chiefs — Four Things To Watch For

NFL Playoffs, Divisional Round: Texans-Chiefs — Four Things To Watch For

Which Houston Texans team shows up on Saturday? Heading into the Texans' fourth crack at getting to an AFC title game in team history, that's the biggest question surrounding this trip to Kansas City to face defensing league MVP Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs. If the Texans were a one... Read full article: NFL Playoffs, Divisional Round: Texans-C...→

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: Updated bracket and Super Bowl chances ahead of divisional round

NFL playoffs: Updated bracket and Super Bowl chances ahead of divisional round

The Patriots and the Saints are gone, but the No. 6 seeds in both conferences are still alive ahead of the divisional round. Read full article: NFL playoffs: Updated bracket and Super ...→

NFL playoffs live updates/open thread: Eagles vs. Seahawks

NFL playoffs live updates/open thread: Eagles vs. Seahawks

The Philadelphia Eagles have an opportunity to put a sometimes disappointing, sometimes exciting, and always weird regular season in the rear view mirror, with a chance to make some noise in the NFC playoffs. Their first obstacle is the 11-5 Seattle Seahawks, a team that beat them Week 12, back in November. Read full article: NFL playoffs live updates/open thread: E...→

Brady exits NFL playoffs with loss, retirement unlikely

Brady exits NFL playoffs with loss, retirement unlikely

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Tom Brady walked off the field at the end of his 20th NFL season and said he plans to be back... Read full article: Brady exits NFL playoffs with loss, reti...→

NFL playoffs: Tennessee Titans shock New England Patriots in first-round upset

NFL playoffs: Tennessee Titans shock New England Patriots in first-round upset

Derrick Henry rushed for 182 yards and a touchdown while Tennessee’s defense stymied Tom Brady and perhaps ended his championship-filled New England career with a 20-13 wild-card victory Saturday n… Read full article: NFL playoffs: Tennessee Titans shock New...→

NFL Insider column: Seahawks with no choice but to embrace road warrior mentality as playoffs begin

NFL Insider column: Seahawks with no choice but to embrace road warrior mentality as playoffs begin

Seahawks will have to call on the same traits that allowed them to go a team-record 7-1 on the road this season to advance far in the playoffs. Read full article: NFL Insider column: Seahawks with no cho...→

Bears make Eddie Jackson the highest paid safety in NFL

Bears make Eddie Jackson the highest paid safety in NFL

The Bears reached a contract extension Friday with 26-year-old Pro Bowl S Eddie Jackson worth up to $58.4 million, pacing all safeties with an annual average of $14.6 million ($33 million fully guaranteed) and making him the first player from the 2017 draft to earn a second deal. Read full article: Bears make Eddie Jackson the highest pai...→

NFL Playoffs, Wild Card Round: This Weekend's Best Bets

NFL Playoffs, Wild Card Round: This Weekend's Best Bets

We've had 17 weeks of regular season NFL action, and the entire body of work is now in the books. It's onto playoff time, where hopefully, my four months of mediocrity turn into something special. Something that can pay off all of these damn shopping bills from December, and help... Read full article: NFL Playoffs, Wild Card Round: This Week...→

How much money did Gophers coach P.J. Fleck make in bonuses for 2019 season?

How much money did Gophers coach P.J. Fleck make in bonuses for 2019 season?

P.J. Fleck received $275,000 in bonuses during the Gophers’ 11-2 season in 2019. Minnesota’s head football coach, who had a $3.6 million salary, first earned $75,000 with his sixth regular season w… Read full article: How much money did Gophers coach P.J. Fl...→

Why Broncos fans should cheer — or jeer — the remaining teams in the NFL playoffs

Why Broncos fans should cheer — or jeer — the remaining teams in the NFL playoffs

We’re down to the final four NFL teams in contention for the Super Bowl. So, who should Broncos fans root for in the closing weeks of the season? Here’s a look. Read full article: Why Broncos fans should cheer — or jeer ...→

NFL playoffs: Updated bracket and Super Bowl chances ahead of AFC and NFC championship game

NFL playoffs: Updated bracket and Super Bowl chances ahead of AFC and NFC championship game

The Kansas City Chiefs will take on the Tennessee Titans in the AFC championship game, with the 49ers taking on the Packers int he NFC title game. Read full article: NFL playoffs: Updated bracket and Super ...→

NFL playoffs: Chiefs use record-breaking comeback to blow out Texans

NFL playoffs: Chiefs use record-breaking comeback to blow out Texans

Patrick Mahomes threw five touchdown passes as the Kansas City Chiefs rallied from a 24-0 deficit to rout the Houston Texans 51-31 and earn a berth in the AFC Championship game against the Tennesse… Read full article: NFL playoffs: Chiefs use record-breaking...→

NFL playoffs: How to watch, live stream Tennessee Titans vs. Baltimore Ravens on Saturday

NFL playoffs: How to watch, live stream Tennessee Titans vs. Baltimore Ravens on Saturday

The No. 1 Baltimore Ravens look to reach the AFC Championship Game for the first time since 2013, while the Titans hope to pull off another shock win on the road. Read full article: NFL playoffs: How to watch, live stream ...→

How did 49ers get to playoffs? A 2019 season recap of their thrills and spills

How did 49ers get to playoffs? A 2019 season recap of their thrills and spills

A week-to-week look at how the 49ers became NFC West champs, the conference’s top seed and a favorite to go to the Super Bowl. Read full article: How did 49ers get to playoffs? A 2019 se...→

Redskins make Scott Turner offensive coordinator, retain Nate Kaczor on special teams

Redskins make Scott Turner offensive coordinator, retain Nate Kaczor on special teams

The Washington Redskins filled the major remaining openings on Ron Rivera’s staff Wednesday, announcing that Scott Turner was hired as offensive coordinator and Nate Kaczor will return as special teams coordinator. Read full article: Redskins make Scott Turner offensive coo...→

Blackhawks At Pivotal Point Of Season As They Make Playoff Push

Blackhawks At Pivotal Point Of Season As They Make Playoff Push

If the Blackhawks are going to make a playoff push, they need to play better at the United Center. They’ve won their last two, but overall they’re just 10-9-3 on their home ice. Read full article: Blackhawks At Pivotal Point Of Season As...→

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 playoffs: Carson Wentz leaves Eagles game vs. Seahawks with head injury

NFL playoffs: Carson Wentz leaves Eagles game vs. Seahawks with head injury

What's the worst case scenario for the injury-plagued Eagles in their playoff game against the Seahawks? Well, it would be losing franchise QB Carson Wentz. Read full article: NFL playoffs: Carson Wentz leaves Eagles...→

NFL Playoffs, Wild Card Round Thriller: Texans 22, Bills 19 (OT) — Four Winners, Four Losers

NFL Playoffs, Wild Card Round Thriller: Texans 22, Bills 19 (OT) — Four Winners, Four Losers

All week long, one of the biggest themes leading up to Saturday afternoon's wild card round playoff game between the Houston Texans and Buffalo Bills had been history, specifically the Bills' comeback from being down 35-3 to the Houston Oilers in a playoff game back in early 1993, still the... Read full article: NFL Playoffs, Wild Card Round Thriller: ...→

NFL playoffs: Houston Texans rally past Buffalo Bills in overtime

NFL playoffs: Houston Texans rally past Buffalo Bills in overtime

Deshaun Watson threw a touchdown pass and ran for a score in regulation and then led the winning drive in overtime as the Texans scored a 22-19 victory over the Buffalo Bills in the first round of … Read full article: NFL playoffs: Houston Texans rally past ...→

NFL playoffs: What a time to be a bye!

NFL playoffs: What a time to be a bye!

History shows that teams that earned a week off are far more likely to make it to the super bowl Read full article: NFL playoffs: What a time to be a bye!...→

Christian McCaffrey, Justin Simmons named to AP’s NFL All-Pro teams

Christian McCaffrey, Justin Simmons named to AP’s NFL All-Pro teams

Justin Simmons might not have been good enough for the Pro Bowl voters, but The Associated Press’ writers deemed him worthy of NFL All-Pro status. Read full article: Christian McCaffrey, Justin Simmons name...→

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: ‘...→

NFL playoffs: How have the 49ers and Chiefs Super Bowl chances changed during the season?

NFL playoffs: How have the 49ers and Chiefs Super Bowl chances changed during the season?

The 49ers are second-favorite to win a first Super Bowl since 1995, a dramatic change of scenery from their chances at the beginning of the season. Read full article: NFL playoffs: How have the 49ers and Chi...→

Baylor All-America DE Lynch Bypassing Senior Season for NFL

Baylor All-America DE Lynch Bypassing Senior Season for NFL

All-America defensive end James Lynch says he is bypassing his senior season at Baylor for early entry into the NFL draft. Lynch announced his decision in a social media post Monday, and said that choosing Baylor was the best decision of his life. The 6-foot-4, 295-pound defender said he was proud to be part of the team’s turnaround from 11… Read full article: Baylor All-America DE Lynch Bypassing Se...→

Why Broncos fans should cheer — or jeer — the remaining teams in the NFL playoffs

Why Broncos fans should cheer — or jeer — the remaining teams in the NFL playoffs

We’re down to the final four NFL teams in contention for the Super Bowl. So, who should Broncos fans root for in the closing weeks of the season? Here’s a look. Read full article: Why Broncos fans should cheer — or jeer ...→

NFL playoffs: Betting lines and odds for AFC, NFC championship games

NFL playoffs: Betting lines and odds for AFC, NFC championship games

The San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs are the bookmakers' favorites to reach the Super Bowl. Read full article: NFL playoffs: Betting lines and odds for...→

NFL playoffs: Chiefs use record-breaking comeback to blow out Texans

NFL playoffs: Chiefs use record-breaking comeback to blow out Texans

Patrick Mahomes threw five touchdown passes as the Kansas City Chiefs rallied from a 24-0 deficit to rout the Houston Texans 51-31 and earn a berth in the AFC Championship game against the Tennesse… Read full article: NFL playoffs: Chiefs use record-breaking...→

NFL playoffs: All you need to know ahead of Houston Texans vs. Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday

NFL playoffs: All you need to know ahead of Houston Texans vs. Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday

The Chiefs look to reach the AFC Championship for the second consecutive year, while the Texans aim to win back-to-back playoff games for the first time in their history. Read full article: NFL playoffs: All you need to know ahead...→

Here’s the ex-Broncos, plus former local players and coaches, still alive in the NFL playoffs

Here’s the ex-Broncos, plus former local players and coaches, still alive in the NFL playoffs

As the NFL playoffs continue this weekend, here’s a list of ex-Broncos guys — as well as former local players and coaches — who are still playing for a ring. Read full article: Here’s the ex-Broncos, plus former local...→

How did 49ers get to playoffs? A 2019 season recap of their thrills and spills

How did 49ers get to playoffs? A 2019 season recap of their thrills and spills

A week-to-week look at how the 49ers became NFC West champs, the conference’s top seed and a favorite to go to the Super Bowl. Read full article: How did 49ers get to playoffs? A 2019 se...→

NFL Playoffs, Divisional Round: Texans-Chiefs — Four Things To Watch For

NFL Playoffs, Divisional Round: Texans-Chiefs — Four Things To Watch For

Which Houston Texans team shows up on Saturday? Heading into the Texans' fourth crack at getting to an AFC title game in team history, that's the biggest question surrounding this trip to Kansas City to face defensing league MVP Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs. If the Texans were a one... Read full article: NFL Playoffs, Divisional Round: Texans-C...→

NFL teams come under fire for failing to hire black head coaches

NFL teams come under fire for failing to hire black head coaches

The Dallas Cowboys hired Mike McCarthy, the Carolina Panthers hired Matt Rhule and the New York Giants hired Joe Judge to become their next head coaches over the last two days. Read full article: NFL teams come under fire for failing to...→

Blackhawks At Pivotal Point Of Season As They Make Playoff Push

Blackhawks At Pivotal Point Of Season As They Make Playoff Push

If the Blackhawks are going to make a playoff push, they need to play better at the United Center. They’ve won their last two, but overall they’re just 10-9-3 on their home ice. Read full article: Blackhawks At Pivotal Point Of Season As...→

Texans, Vikings Work OT to Advance in NFL Playoffs

Texans, Vikings Work OT to Advance in NFL Playoffs

Working overtime paid off for Minnesota and Houston this weekend. Seattle avoided the extra session and made it a wild-card bonanza, with three of the four road teams winning. One day after the Texans rallied from a 16-0 deficit to beat Buffalo 22-19 in an AFC wild-card game, the Vikings stunned New Orleans 26-20 on Sunday. Then fifth-seeded Seattle edged… Read full article: Texans, Vikings Work OT to Advance in NF...→

NFL playoffs: Carson Wentz leaves Eagles game vs. Seahawks with head injury

NFL playoffs: Carson Wentz leaves Eagles game vs. Seahawks with head injury

What's the worst case scenario for the injury-plagued Eagles in their playoff game against the Seahawks? Well, it would be losing franchise QB Carson Wentz. Read full article: NFL playoffs: Carson Wentz leaves Eagles...→

NFL playoffs live updates/open thread: Eagles vs. Seahawks

NFL playoffs live updates/open thread: Eagles vs. Seahawks

The Philadelphia Eagles have an opportunity to put a sometimes disappointing, sometimes exciting, and always weird regular season in the rear view mirror, with a chance to make some noise in the NFC playoffs. Their first obstacle is the 11-5 Seattle Seahawks, a team that beat them Week 12, back in November. Read full article: NFL playoffs live updates/open thread: E...→

Brady exits NFL playoffs with loss, retirement unlikely | WTOP

Brady exits NFL playoffs with loss, retirement unlikely | WTOP

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Tom Brady walked off the field at the end of his 20th NFL season and said he plans to be back for another, when he will be 43 years old. If not in New England, somewhere else. Read full article: Brady exits NFL playoffs with loss, reti...→

NFL Playoffs, Wild Card Round Thriller: Texans 22, Bills 19 (OT) — Four Winners, Four Losers

NFL Playoffs, Wild Card Round Thriller: Texans 22, Bills 19 (OT) — Four Winners, Four Losers

All week long, one of the biggest themes leading up to Saturday afternoon's wild card round playoff game between the Houston Texans and Buffalo Bills had been history, specifically the Bills' comeback from being down 35-3 to the Houston Oilers in a playoff game back in early 1993, still the... Read full article: NFL Playoffs, Wild Card Round Thriller: ...→

NFL playoffs: Tennessee Titans shock New England Patriots in first-round upset

NFL playoffs: Tennessee Titans shock New England Patriots in first-round upset

Derrick Henry rushed for 182 yards and a touchdown while Tennessee’s defense stymied Tom Brady and perhaps ended his championship-filled New England career with a 20-13 wild-card victory Saturday n… Read full article: NFL playoffs: Tennessee Titans shock New...→

New RB Elijah Holyfield Could Make Unique NFL Debut

New RB Elijah Holyfield Could Make Unique NFL Debut

“It’s what I’ve been practicing for.” Elijah Holyfield has been preparing for his NFL debut which may end up being in Sunday’s wild card game against the Seahawks. Read full article: New RB Elijah Holyfield Could Make Uniqu...→

NFL playoffs: What a time to be a bye!

NFL playoffs: What a time to be a bye!

History shows that teams that earned a week off are far more likely to make it to the super bowl Read full article: NFL playoffs: What a time to be a bye!...→

Bears make Eddie Jackson the highest paid safety in NFL

Bears make Eddie Jackson the highest paid safety in NFL

The Bears reached a contract extension Friday with 26-year-old Pro Bowl S Eddie Jackson worth up to $58.4 million, pacing all safeties with an annual average of $14.6 million ($33 million fully guaranteed) and making him the first player from the 2017 draft to earn a second deal. Read full article: Bears make Eddie Jackson the highest pai...→

NFL Playoffs, Conference Title Round —  Predictions and Best Bets

NFL Playoffs, Conference Title Round — Predictions and Best Bets

We will get to the AFC and NFC title games in just a moment, but first, as long as gambling is the topic in this post, give me a brief moment to frame the impact of Major League Baseball's punishment of the Houston Astros for their electronic sign stealing back... Read full article: NFL Playoffs, Conference Title Round — ...→

How much money did Gophers coach P.J. Fleck make in bonuses for 2019 season?

How much money did Gophers coach P.J. Fleck make in bonuses for 2019 season?

P.J. Fleck received $275,000 in bonuses during the Gophers’ 11-2 season in 2019. Minnesota’s head football coach, who had a $3.6 million salary, first earned $75,000 with his sixth regular season w… Read full article: How much money did Gophers coach P.J. Fl...→

My final AP top-25 ballot: The top-four were easy; three Pac-12 teams make the cut; Big Ten and SEC occupy half the spots

My final AP top-25 ballot: The top-four were easy; three Pac-12 teams make the cut; Big Ten and SEC occupy half the spots

The follow ballot was submitted to the AP immediately after the championship game … 1. LSU 2. Clemson 3. Ohio State 4. Georgia 5. Penn State 6. Oklahoma 7. Florida 8. Oregon 9. Wisconsin 10. … Read full article: My final AP top-25 ballot: The top-four ...→

NFL Playoffs, Divisional Round: Chiefs 51, Texans 31, Season Over — Four Winners, Four Losers

NFL Playoffs, Divisional Round: Chiefs 51, Texans 31, Season Over — Four Winners, Four Losers

There was a dream NFL playoff scenario for Houston in play heading into this weekend of divisional round action. The odds of it playing out were very slim, about 20 to 1 to be exact, but if the Tennessee Titans could pull off the upset of the Baltimore Ravens on... Read full article: NFL Playoffs, Divisional Round: Chiefs 5...→

NFL playoffs: Updated bracket and Super Bowl chances ahead of AFC and NFC championship game

NFL playoffs: Updated bracket and Super Bowl chances ahead of AFC and NFC championship game

The Kansas City Chiefs will take on the Tennessee Titans in the AFC championship game, with the 49ers taking on the Packers int he NFC title game. Read full article: NFL playoffs: Updated bracket and Super ...→

NFL playoffs: Packers hold off Seahawks for shot at 49ers, Super Bowl berth

NFL playoffs: Packers hold off Seahawks for shot at 49ers, Super Bowl berth

Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers built an early lead, then withstood a second-half comeback bid by the Russell Wilson-led Seattle Seahawks to advance to the NFC championship game against the… Read full article: NFL playoffs: Packers hold off Seahawks ...→

NFL playoffs: All you need to know ahead of Seattle Seahawks vs. Green Bay Packers on Sunday

NFL playoffs: All you need to know ahead of Seattle Seahawks vs. Green Bay Packers on Sunday

The Packers and the Seahawks meet in the playoffs for the first time since the 2014 NFC Championship Game, which Seattle won in overtime after erasing a 16-point deficit. Read full article: NFL playoffs: All you need to know ahead...→

NFL playoffs: How to watch, live stream Tennessee Titans vs. Baltimore Ravens on Saturday

NFL playoffs: How to watch, live stream Tennessee Titans vs. Baltimore Ravens on Saturday

The No. 1 Baltimore Ravens look to reach the AFC Championship Game for the first time since 2013, while the Titans hope to pull off another shock win on the road. Read full article: NFL playoffs: How to watch, live stream ...→

NFL playoffs weather: Is snow, rain expected in Green Bay, Baltimore, and other divisional round games?

NFL playoffs weather: Is snow, rain expected in Green Bay, Baltimore, and other divisional round games?

The NFL's divisional round will begin on Saturday, and with each of the home teams playing in outdoor stadiums, weather has the potential to impact each game. Read full article: NFL playoffs weather: Is snow, rain expe...→

NFL Playoffs, Divisional Round: This Weekend's Best Bets

NFL Playoffs, Divisional Round: This Weekend's Best Bets

For the last ten seasons, in the NFL's divisional round of the playoffs, home teams have dominated the results, going 30-10 over that stretch. So picking winners straight up should be fairly formulaic. Picking winners against the spread is a different story, as you're going to have to have a... Read full article: NFL Playoffs, Divisional Round: This Wee...→

Redskins make Scott Turner offensive coordinator, retain Nate Kaczor on special teams

Redskins make Scott Turner offensive coordinator, retain Nate Kaczor on special teams

The Washington Redskins filled the major remaining openings on Ron Rivera’s staff Wednesday, announcing that Scott Turner was hired as offensive coordinator and Nate Kaczor will return as special teams coordinator. Read full article: Redskins make Scott Turner offensive coo...→

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...→

‘Bachelor’ 2020 power rankings: Hannah and Madison make moves in Week 1

‘Bachelor’ 2020 power rankings: Hannah and Madison make moves in Week 1

“The Bachelor” franchise doesn’t get talked about as a sport enough, which is a real shame. It might not be the most physically demanding thing on television (save for the occasio… Read full article: ‘Bachelor’ 2020 power rankings: Hannah a...→

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 playoffs: Updated bracket and Super Bowl chances ahead of divisional round

NFL playoffs: Updated bracket and Super Bowl chances ahead of divisional round

The Patriots and the Saints are gone, but the No. 6 seeds in both conferences are still alive ahead of the divisional round. Read full article: NFL playoffs: Updated bracket and Super ...→

Vikings defeat Saints again in NFL playoffs overtime upset

Vikings defeat Saints again in NFL playoffs overtime upset

The Vikings took out the Saints again. Two years after the Minneapolis Miracle, the Vikings upset the Saints, 26-20, in overtime in the NFC wild-card round to advance in the NFL playoffs. The Vikin… Read full article: Vikings defeat Saints again in NFL playo...→

Brady exits NFL playoffs with loss, retirement unlikely

Brady exits NFL playoffs with loss, retirement unlikely

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Tom Brady walked off the field at the end of his 20th NFL season and said he plans to be back... Read full article: Brady exits NFL playoffs with loss, reti...→

NFL Playoffs: Texans Beat Bills In Overtime 22-19

NFL Playoffs: Texans Beat Bills In Overtime 22-19

In dramatic comeback fashion and with a field goal from Ka'imi Fairbairn in overtime, the Texans defeated the Buffalo Bills 22-19 during the AFC Wild Card Playoff game at NRG Stadium. Deshaun Watson was sacked seven times but the Texans rallied back from a 16 point deficit to advance in the playoffs. (Photos by Eric Sauseda) Read full article: NFL Playoffs: Texans Beat Bills In Overt...→

NFL playoffs: Houston Texans rally past Buffalo Bills in overtime

NFL playoffs: Houston Texans rally past Buffalo Bills in overtime

Deshaun Watson threw a touchdown pass and ran for a score in regulation and then led the winning drive in overtime as the Texans scored a 22-19 victory over the Buffalo Bills in the first round of … Read full article: NFL playoffs: Houston Texans rally past ...→

NFL Insider column: Seahawks with no choice but to embrace road warrior mentality as playoffs begin

NFL Insider column: Seahawks with no choice but to embrace road warrior mentality as playoffs begin

Seahawks will have to call on the same traits that allowed them to go a team-record 7-1 on the road this season to advance far in the playoffs. Read full article: NFL Insider column: Seahawks with no cho...→

Christian McCaffrey, Justin Simmons named to AP’s NFL All-Pro teams

Christian McCaffrey, Justin Simmons named to AP’s NFL All-Pro teams

Justin Simmons might not have been good enough for the Pro Bowl voters, but The Associated Press’ writers deemed him worthy of NFL All-Pro status. Read full article: Christian McCaffrey, Justin Simmons name...→

NFL Playoffs, Wild Card Round: This Weekend's Best Bets

NFL Playoffs, Wild Card Round: This Weekend's Best Bets

We've had 17 weeks of regular season NFL action, and the entire body of work is now in the books. It's onto playoff time, where hopefully, my four months of mediocrity turn into something special. Something that can pay off all of these damn shopping bills from December, and help... Read full article: NFL Playoffs, Wild Card Round: This Week...→

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: ‘...→

NFL Playoffs, Conference Title Round —  Predictions and Best Bets

NFL Playoffs, Conference Title Round — Predictions and Best Bets

We will get to the AFC and NFC title games in just a moment, but first, as long as gambling is the topic in this post, give me a brief moment to frame the impact of Major League Baseball's punishment of the Houston Astros for their electronic sign stealing back... Read full article: NFL Playoffs, Conference Title Round — ...→

NFL playoffs: How have the 49ers and Chiefs Super Bowl chances changed during the season?

NFL playoffs: How have the 49ers and Chiefs Super Bowl chances changed during the season?

The 49ers are second-favorite to win a first Super Bowl since 1995, a dramatic change of scenery from their chances at the beginning of the season. Read full article: NFL playoffs: How have the 49ers and Chi...→

How much money did Gophers coach P.J. Fleck make in bonuses for 2019 season?

How much money did Gophers coach P.J. Fleck make in bonuses for 2019 season?

P.J. Fleck received $275,000 in bonuses during the Gophers’ 11-2 season in 2019. Minnesota’s head football coach, who had a $3.6 million salary, first earned $75,000 with his sixth regular season w… Read full article: How much money did Gophers coach P.J. Fl...→

Baylor All-America DE Lynch Bypassing Senior Season for NFL

Baylor All-America DE Lynch Bypassing Senior Season for NFL

All-America defensive end James Lynch says he is bypassing his senior season at Baylor for early entry into the NFL draft. Lynch announced his decision in a social media post Monday, and said that choosing Baylor was the best decision of his life. The 6-foot-4, 295-pound defender said he was proud to be part of the team’s turnaround from 11… Read full article: Baylor All-America DE Lynch Bypassing Se...→

My final AP top-25 ballot: The top-four were easy; three Pac-12 teams make the cut; Big Ten and SEC occupy half the spots

My final AP top-25 ballot: The top-four were easy; three Pac-12 teams make the cut; Big Ten and SEC occupy half the spots

The follow ballot was submitted to the AP immediately after the championship game … 1. LSU 2. Clemson 3. Ohio State 4. Georgia 5. Penn State 6. Oklahoma 7. Florida 8. Oregon 9. Wisconsin 10. … Read full article: My final AP top-25 ballot: The top-four ...→

Why Broncos fans should cheer — or jeer — the remaining teams in the NFL playoffs

Why Broncos fans should cheer — or jeer — the remaining teams in the NFL playoffs

We’re down to the final four NFL teams in contention for the Super Bowl. So, who should Broncos fans root for in the closing weeks of the season? Here’s a look. Read full article: Why Broncos fans should cheer — or jeer ...→

NFL Playoffs, Divisional Round: Chiefs 51, Texans 31, Season Over — Four Winners, Four Losers

NFL Playoffs, Divisional Round: Chiefs 51, Texans 31, Season Over — Four Winners, Four Losers

There was a dream NFL playoff scenario for Houston in play heading into this weekend of divisional round action. The odds of it playing out were very slim, about 20 to 1 to be exact, but if the Tennessee Titans could pull off the upset of the Baltimore Ravens on... Read full article: NFL Playoffs, Divisional Round: Chiefs 5...→

NFL playoffs: Betting lines and odds for AFC, NFC championship games

NFL playoffs: Betting lines and odds for AFC, NFC championship games

The San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs are the bookmakers' favorites to reach the Super Bowl. Read full article: NFL playoffs: Betting lines and odds for...→

NFL playoffs: Updated bracket and Super Bowl chances ahead of AFC and NFC championship game

NFL playoffs: Updated bracket and Super Bowl chances ahead of AFC and NFC championship game

The Kansas City Chiefs will take on the Tennessee Titans in the AFC championship game, with the 49ers taking on the Packers int he NFC title game. Read full article: NFL playoffs: Updated bracket and Super ...→

NFL playoffs: Packers hold off Seahawks for shot at 49ers, Super Bowl berth

NFL playoffs: Packers hold off Seahawks for shot at 49ers, Super Bowl berth

Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers built an early lead, then withstood a second-half comeback bid by the Russell Wilson-led Seattle Seahawks to advance to the NFC championship game against the… Read full article: NFL playoffs: Packers hold off Seahawks ...→

NFL playoffs: Chiefs use record-breaking comeback to blow out Texans

NFL playoffs: Chiefs use record-breaking comeback to blow out Texans

Patrick Mahomes threw five touchdown passes as the Kansas City Chiefs rallied from a 24-0 deficit to rout the Houston Texans 51-31 and earn a berth in the AFC Championship game against the Tennesse… Read full article: NFL playoffs: Chiefs use record-breaking...→

NFL playoffs: All you need to know ahead of Seattle Seahawks vs. Green Bay Packers on Sunday

NFL playoffs: All you need to know ahead of Seattle Seahawks vs. Green Bay Packers on Sunday

The Packers and the Seahawks meet in the playoffs for the first time since the 2014 NFC Championship Game, which Seattle won in overtime after erasing a 16-point deficit. Read full article: NFL playoffs: All you need to know ahead...→

NFL playoffs: All you need to know ahead of Houston Texans vs. Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday

NFL playoffs: All you need to know ahead of Houston Texans vs. Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday

The Chiefs look to reach the AFC Championship for the second consecutive year, while the Texans aim to win back-to-back playoff games for the first time in their history. Read full article: NFL playoffs: All you need to know ahead...→

NFL playoffs: How to watch, live stream Tennessee Titans vs. Baltimore Ravens on Saturday

NFL playoffs: How to watch, live stream Tennessee Titans vs. Baltimore Ravens on Saturday

The No. 1 Baltimore Ravens look to reach the AFC Championship Game for the first time since 2013, while the Titans hope to pull off another shock win on the road. Read full article: NFL playoffs: How to watch, live stream ...→

Here’s the ex-Broncos, plus former local players and coaches, still alive in the NFL playoffs

Here’s the ex-Broncos, plus former local players and coaches, still alive in the NFL playoffs

As the NFL playoffs continue this weekend, here’s a list of ex-Broncos guys — as well as former local players and coaches — who are still playing for a ring. Read full article: Here’s the ex-Broncos, plus former local...→

NFL playoffs weather: Is snow, rain expected in Green Bay, Baltimore, and other divisional round games?

NFL playoffs weather: Is snow, rain expected in Green Bay, Baltimore, and other divisional round games?

The NFL's divisional round will begin on Saturday, and with each of the home teams playing in outdoor stadiums, weather has the potential to impact each game. Read full article: NFL playoffs weather: Is snow, rain expe...→

How did 49ers get to playoffs? A 2019 season recap of their thrills and spills

How did 49ers get to playoffs? A 2019 season recap of their thrills and spills

A week-to-week look at how the 49ers became NFC West champs, the conference’s top seed and a favorite to go to the Super Bowl. Read full article: How did 49ers get to playoffs? A 2019 se...→

NFL Playoffs, Divisional Round: This Weekend's Best Bets

NFL Playoffs, Divisional Round: This Weekend's Best Bets

For the last ten seasons, in the NFL's divisional round of the playoffs, home teams have dominated the results, going 30-10 over that stretch. So picking winners straight up should be fairly formulaic. Picking winners against the spread is a different story, as you're going to have to have a... Read full article: NFL Playoffs, Divisional Round: This Wee...→

NFL Playoffs, Divisional Round: Texans-Chiefs — Four Things To Watch For

NFL Playoffs, Divisional Round: Texans-Chiefs — Four Things To Watch For

Which Houston Texans team shows up on Saturday? Heading into the Texans' fourth crack at getting to an AFC title game in team history, that's the biggest question surrounding this trip to Kansas City to face defensing league MVP Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs. If the Texans were a one... Read full article: NFL Playoffs, Divisional Round: Texans-C...→

Redskins make Scott Turner offensive coordinator, retain Nate Kaczor on special teams

Redskins make Scott Turner offensive coordinator, retain Nate Kaczor on special teams

The Washington Redskins filled the major remaining openings on Ron Rivera’s staff Wednesday, announcing that Scott Turner was hired as offensive coordinator and Nate Kaczor will return as special teams coordinator. Read full article: Redskins make Scott Turner offensive coo...→

NFL teams come under fire for failing to hire black head coaches

NFL teams come under fire for failing to hire black head coaches

The Dallas Cowboys hired Mike McCarthy, the Carolina Panthers hired Matt Rhule and the New York Giants hired Joe Judge to become their next head coaches over the last two days. Read full article: NFL teams come under fire for failing 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...→

Blackhawks At Pivotal Point Of Season As They Make Playoff Push

Blackhawks At Pivotal Point Of Season As They Make Playoff Push

If the Blackhawks are going to make a playoff push, they need to play better at the United Center. They’ve won their last two, but overall they’re just 10-9-3 on their home ice. Read full article: Blackhawks At Pivotal Point Of Season As...→

‘Bachelor’ 2020 power rankings: Hannah and Madison make moves in Week 1

‘Bachelor’ 2020 power rankings: Hannah and Madison make moves in Week 1

“The Bachelor” franchise doesn’t get talked about as a sport enough, which is a real shame. It might not be the most physically demanding thing on television (save for the occasio… Read full article: ‘Bachelor’ 2020 power rankings: Hannah a...→

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...→

Texans, Vikings Work OT to Advance in NFL Playoffs

Texans, Vikings Work OT to Advance in NFL Playoffs

Working overtime paid off for Minnesota and Houston this weekend. Seattle avoided the extra session and made it a wild-card bonanza, with three of the four road teams winning. One day after the Texans rallied from a 16-0 deficit to beat Buffalo 22-19 in an AFC wild-card game, the Vikings stunned New Orleans 26-20 on Sunday. Then fifth-seeded Seattle edged… Read full article: Texans, Vikings Work OT to Advance in NF...→

NFL playoffs: Updated bracket and Super Bowl chances ahead of divisional round

NFL playoffs: Updated bracket and Super Bowl chances ahead of divisional round

The Patriots and the Saints are gone, but the No. 6 seeds in both conferences are still alive ahead of the divisional round. Read full article: NFL playoffs: Updated bracket and Super ...→

NFL playoffs: Carson Wentz leaves Eagles game vs. Seahawks with head injury

NFL playoffs: Carson Wentz leaves Eagles game vs. Seahawks with head injury

What's the worst case scenario for the injury-plagued Eagles in their playoff game against the Seahawks? Well, it would be losing franchise QB Carson Wentz. Read full article: NFL playoffs: Carson Wentz leaves Eagles...→

Vikings defeat Saints again in NFL playoffs overtime upset

Vikings defeat Saints again in NFL playoffs overtime upset

The Vikings took out the Saints again. Two years after the Minneapolis Miracle, the Vikings upset the Saints, 26-20, in overtime in the NFC wild-card round to advance in the NFL playoffs. The Vikin… Read full article: Vikings defeat Saints again in NFL playo...→

NFL playoffs live updates/open thread: Eagles vs. Seahawks

NFL playoffs live updates/open thread: Eagles vs. Seahawks

The Philadelphia Eagles have an opportunity to put a sometimes disappointing, sometimes exciting, and always weird regular season in the rear view mirror, with a chance to make some noise in the NFC playoffs. Their first obstacle is the 11-5 Seattle Seahawks, a team that beat them Week 12, back in November. Read full article: NFL playoffs live updates/open thread: E...→

Brady exits NFL playoffs with loss, retirement unlikely | WTOP

Brady exits NFL playoffs with loss, retirement unlikely | WTOP

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Tom Brady walked off the field at the end of his 20th NFL season and said he plans to be back for another, when he will be 43 years old. If not in New England, somewhere else. Read full article: Brady exits NFL playoffs with loss, reti...→

Brady exits NFL playoffs with loss, retirement unlikely

Brady exits NFL playoffs with loss, retirement unlikely

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Tom Brady walked off the field at the end of his 20th NFL season and said he plans to be back... Read full article: Brady exits NFL playoffs with loss, reti...→

NFL Playoffs, Wild Card Round Thriller: Texans 22, Bills 19 (OT) — Four Winners, Four Losers

NFL Playoffs, Wild Card Round Thriller: Texans 22, Bills 19 (OT) — Four Winners, Four Losers

All week long, one of the biggest themes leading up to Saturday afternoon's wild card round playoff game between the Houston Texans and Buffalo Bills had been history, specifically the Bills' comeback from being down 35-3 to the Houston Oilers in a playoff game back in early 1993, still the... Read full article: NFL Playoffs, Wild Card Round Thriller: ...→

NFL Playoffs: Texans Beat Bills In Overtime 22-19

NFL Playoffs: Texans Beat Bills In Overtime 22-19

In dramatic comeback fashion and with a field goal from Ka'imi Fairbairn in overtime, the Texans defeated the Buffalo Bills 22-19 during the AFC Wild Card Playoff game at NRG Stadium. Deshaun Watson was sacked seven times but the Texans rallied back from a 16 point deficit to advance in the playoffs. (Photos by Eric Sauseda) Read full article: NFL Playoffs: Texans Beat Bills In Overt...→

NFL playoffs: Tennessee Titans shock New England Patriots in first-round upset

NFL playoffs: Tennessee Titans shock New England Patriots in first-round upset

Derrick Henry rushed for 182 yards and a touchdown while Tennessee’s defense stymied Tom Brady and perhaps ended his championship-filled New England career with a 20-13 wild-card victory Saturday n… Read full article: NFL playoffs: Tennessee Titans shock New...→

NFL playoffs: Houston Texans rally past Buffalo Bills in overtime

NFL playoffs: Houston Texans rally past Buffalo Bills in overtime

Deshaun Watson threw a touchdown pass and ran for a score in regulation and then led the winning drive in overtime as the Texans scored a 22-19 victory over the Buffalo Bills in the first round of … Read full article: NFL playoffs: Houston Texans rally past ...→

New RB Elijah Holyfield Could Make Unique NFL Debut

New RB Elijah Holyfield Could Make Unique NFL Debut

“It’s what I’ve been practicing for.” Elijah Holyfield has been preparing for his NFL debut which may end up being in Sunday’s wild card game against the Seahawks. Read full article: New RB Elijah Holyfield Could Make Uniqu...→

NFL Insider column: Seahawks with no choice but to embrace road warrior mentality as playoffs begin

NFL Insider column: Seahawks with no choice but to embrace road warrior mentality as playoffs begin

Seahawks will have to call on the same traits that allowed them to go a team-record 7-1 on the road this season to advance far in the playoffs. Read full article: NFL Insider column: Seahawks with no cho...→

NFL playoffs: What a time to be a bye!

NFL playoffs: What a time to be a bye!

History shows that teams that earned a week off are far more likely to make it to the super bowl Read full article: NFL playoffs: What a time to be a bye!...→

Bears make Eddie Jackson the highest paid safety in NFL

Bears make Eddie Jackson the highest paid safety in NFL

The Bears reached a contract extension Friday with 26-year-old Pro Bowl S Eddie Jackson worth up to $58.4 million, pacing all safeties with an annual average of $14.6 million ($33 million fully guaranteed) and making him the first player from the 2017 draft to earn a second deal. Read full article: Bears make Eddie Jackson the highest pai...→

Christian McCaffrey, Justin Simmons named to AP’s NFL All-Pro teams

Christian McCaffrey, Justin Simmons named to AP’s NFL All-Pro teams

Justin Simmons might not have been good enough for the Pro Bowl voters, but The Associated Press’ writers deemed him worthy of NFL All-Pro status. Read full article: Christian McCaffrey, Justin Simmons name...→

NFL Playoffs, Wild Card Round: This Weekend's Best Bets

NFL Playoffs, Wild Card Round: This Weekend's Best Bets

We've had 17 weeks of regular season NFL action, and the entire body of work is now in the books. It's onto playoff time, where hopefully, my four months of mediocrity turn into something special. Something that can pay off all of these damn shopping bills from December, and help... Read full article: NFL Playoffs, Wild Card Round: This Week...→