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Teddy Bridgewater
The Minnesota Vikings (11-5) secured their first NFC North division title since 2009 with a 20-13 win at Green Bay in Week 17. But after earning the No. 3 seed, the Vikings face a tough opening matchup in the NFC playoffs. The Seattle Seahawks...
Jason Hall
7 months ago
In a shocking move to most people, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers fired head coach Lovie Smith in just his second season on the job. Smith was 8-24 in his stint in Tampa.  "After careful consideration, we informed Lovie that we have...
Antwan Staley
7 months ago
Aaron Rodgers
Since Green Bay couldn’t stop the Arizona juggernaut last Sunday in the desert, it must now conquer the Vikings for a second time in the season or end up consigned to a road trip during the first week of the postseason. It’s not the...
Michael Bradley
7 months ago
After closing the home portion of the schedule with a very sloppy, uninspired performance in a 23-17 loss to the St. Louis Rams. The Seattle Seahawks (9-6) will look to somehow play themselves back into the fifth seed in the NFC playoffs by...
Scott Whittum
7 months ago
Thanks to an uninspired performance against the Falcons in Atlanta last week, any dreams the Carolina Panthers (14-1) had of a perfect season have come to an abrupt end. The Panthers must now re-focus and set their sights on locking up the No. 1...
Rob McVey
7 months ago
Teddy Bridgewater
The Minnesota Vikings (9-5) look to clinch a playoff spot in Sunday's primetime matchup against the New York Giants (6-8). The Vikings hold the first of two NFC wild card spots and are one game behind Green Bay for the division title. Minnesota...
Jason Hall
8 months ago
Carson Palmer
A win for the Arizona Cardinals (12-2) this afternoon would clinch the No. 2 seed in the NFC playoffs. Ironically, Green Bay is the only team that can mathematically swap places with Arizona, giving this matchup added significance. A victory...
Rob McVey
8 months ago
Pete Carroll
With another playoff berth in their back pocket the Seattle Seahawks (9-5) now set their sights on doing what they need to do in order to lock down the fifth seed in the NFC playoffs. The difference between the No. 5 and No. 6 seeds in the...
Scott Whittum
8 months ago
Matt Ryan
When these two NFC South rivals last met just two weeks ago, it did not end well for the Atlanta Falcons (7-7), as they were pounded by the Panthers 38-0 in Charlotte. The Falcons hope that Week 16 will result in a completely different outcome in...
Rob McVey
8 months ago
Kirk Cousins
The NFC East race could be settled on Saturday as the Redskins travel to Philadelphia to play the Eagles. Washington is in a "win and you are in" situation while the home team needs to win its final two games of the season. The Skins...
Matt Josephs
8 months ago
If not for the fact that this is the Monday night game, there would really be no reason to tune into this matchup between the Detroit Lions and the New Orleans Saints. The Lions (4-9) were mathematically eliminated from playoff contention after...
John La Fleur
8 months ago
Larry Fitzgerald
The crazy NFC playoff picture will get a little clearer this Sunday when Arizona tries to clinch the West Division title, while surprising Philadelphia looks to build on a two-game winning streak that has put it back into contention in the...
Michael Bradley
8 months ago
Adrian Peterson
The Minnesota Vikings (8-5) looked like one of the NFL's best teams before losing three of their last four games. But the Vikings still hold a two-game lead on a postseason spot and trail Green Bay by one game for the top spot in the NFC...
Jason Hall
8 months ago
Eli Manning
Two teams with very different approaches meet Sunday in the Meadowlands, when the Carolina Panthers try to reach 14-0, while the New York Giants hope to build momentum after Monday’s win over Miami and stay in a jumbled NFC East title race....
Michael Bradley
8 months ago
Todd Gurley
The St. Louis Rams (5-8) have not been mathematically eliminated from a playoff spot, but nothing short of a miracle scenario will allow them to get in at this point. That being said, a Week 14 victory over the Lions to end a five-game losing...
Rob McVey
8 months ago
Dez Bryant
The Dallas Cowboys (4-8) and the Green Bay Packers (8-4) are both coming off of huge victories in Week 13. Aaron Rodgers' miraculous last-second Hail Mary to Richard Rodgers prevented the Packers from losing their fifth game in six weeks, while...
Rob McVey
8 months ago
Matt Ryan
The Carolina Panthers (12-0) may have gotten a little complacent last week, just edging out a struggling Saints team to keep their perfect season intact. That said, a win is still a win, and last week's narrow victory also enabled Ron...
Rob McVey
8 months ago
Jameis Winston
New Orleans gave a tremendous effort last Sunday. The Saints attempted to tarnish the record of the sole remaining undefeated team in the NFL. They came commendably close. Now, they have nothing left for which to strive other than avoiding a...
John La Fleur
8 months ago
Carson Palmer
The Minnesota Vikings look to bounce back from a disappointing 38-7 loss to Seattle against another NFC West foe, the Arizona Cardinals, as the playoff contenders kick off Week 14 action Thursday night at University of Phoenix Stadium. ...
Jason Hall
8 months ago
Kirk Cousins
"Monday Night Football" provides viewers witht the latest installment of a historic rivalry as the Washington Redskins host the Dallas Cowboys. It's a matchup that features many things we'd never thought would have been true...
Matt Josephs
8 months ago
The Panthers have rolled through their first 11 games. Six of those wins, including the last three, have been by double digits. They only need to win one of their five remaining games in order to clinch the NFC South Division title. The Saints...
John La Fleur
8 months ago
Teddy Bridgewater
The Minnesota Vikings (8-3) look to prove their legitimacy as a contender in the NFC when they host the reigning conference champion Seattle Seahawks (6-5) on Sunday. The Vikings have won six of their last seven games including a 20-10 win at...
Jason Hall
8 months ago
Arizona sure didn’t gain any style points in last week’s 19-13 victory over San Francisco, but the Cardinals did make it five in a row and were able to keep a three-game cushion over Seattle in the NFC West, while still holding onto a...
Michael Bradley
8 months ago
The Detroit Lions (4-7) come into Thursday’s matchup with the Green Bay Packers (7-4) playing their best stretch of football all season long after winning each of the last three contests. On Thanksgiving, the Lions carved up the Eagles'...
Mike Bainbridge
8 months ago
Three short weeks ago, it appeared as if Green Bay was headed for a Super Bowl collision with New England. The mighty Packers were stout on defense and were receiving tremendous performances from QB Aaron Rodgers. Sunday, the Pack staggers into...
Michael Bradley
9 months ago

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