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Stefon Diggs
A whole lot went down during the Divisional Round of the NFL playoffs last weekend. The lowlights included some shoddy play-calling and clock management on the part of the Pittsburgh Steelers' coaching staff. The highlight of the entire weekend...
J.P. Scott
3 hours ago
Alshon Jeffery
Neither the Minnesota Vikings nor the Philadelphia Eagles made the playoffs last year. Their quarterbacks, Case Keenum (right) and Nick Foles, were backups on the Week 1 roster, both rejected starters from the (formerly) terrible Rams. Leaders...
Tom Bowles
1 day ago
Blake Bortles
For at least the second half of the NFL season, if not longer, it looked for all the world as if the New England Patriots and Pittsburgh Steelers were on a collision course to the AFC title game. The Jacksonville Jaguars spoiled that storyline by...
John Gworek
1 day ago
Nick Foles
Storylines abound in the NFL’s final four as we get ready for the conference championship games. In the NFC you have the “underdog” top-seeded Philadelphia Eagles taking on the Minnesota Vikings, hoping to become the first team to...
Matt Josephs
1 day ago
Saquon Barkley
It’s conference championship week in the NFL as we’ve gone from 32 teams with a shot at the Lombardi Trophy months ago to just four with only three more games left this season. While the Patriots, Eagles, Vikings and Jaguars are all...
Bryan Fischer
3 days ago
Peyton Manning
It's going to be hard for either of the NFL’s conference championship games to match the drama of Sunday’s Vikings/Saints NFC Divisional Playoff game. There have been dozens of outstanding conference championships over the years,...
Aaron Tallent
4 days ago
A regulation NFL game may be 60 minutes long, but Sunday's finish in the NFC Divisional Playoff between New Orleans and Minnesota is yet another example of how quickly the outcome can change. In the span of a few seconds, the Saints and Vikings...
Mark Ross
4 days ago
It happens every year. A overzealous football fan gets a Super Bowl tattoo of their favorite team.   The latest is one Jaguars fan who threw caution to the wind and decided to go all in on not only the Jags beating the Steelers, but...
Jasmine Watkins
6 days ago
Drew Brees
A season-opening rematch will determine one participant in the NFC Championship Game with New Orleans and Minnesota set to face each other for the second time. The Vikings beat the Saints 29-19 back in Week 1, but much has changed since then for...
John La Fleur
1 week ago
Ben Roethlisberger
One of the NFL season’s most shocking results was Jacksonville going into Heinz Field and hammering the Steelers 30-9 on Oct. 8. It wasn’t that the Jaguars won so much as how they won, intercepting Ben Roethlisberger five times and...
John Gworek
1 week ago
Marcus Mariota
The Tennessee Titans scratched and clawed their way to another week in the NFL playoffs and now they get a rested and ready New England Patriots. The Titans came all the way back from a pretty big deficit to knock off the Chiefs on the road so...
Matt Josephs
1 week ago
Nick Foles
The opening game of the Divisional Round of the NFL playoffs pits the Atlanta Falcons versus the Philadelphia Eagles in a case of the underdog versus the favorite. Or is it the favorite versus the underdog?   It’s hard to tell....
Tom Bowles
1 week ago
Tom Brady
After a Wild Card Weekend where two visiting teams won, a quarterback tossed a touchdown to himself and a parking lot in Jacksonville was littered with broken tables thanks to perhaps the most brain-dead tailgating tradition in all of sports, the...
J.P. Scott
1 week ago
Justin Timberlake will be “bringing sexy back” for his third Super Bowl halftime performance at Super Bowl LII, having played the Big Game as a member of ‘N Sync in 2001 and with Janet Jackson during the infamous “wardrobe...
Athlon Sports
1 week ago
Jon Gruden
Jon Gruden is returning to the Oakland Raiders and to coaching in the NFL after a decade-long absence, including eight-plus years as the color analyst for ESPN’s “Monday Night Football.”   Whether or not Gruden will be able...
Aaron Tallent
1 week ago
Le'Veon Bell
One round down, three more to go in the NFL playoffs as we march closer to Super Bowl LII, and I am off to a flying start. Starting things off with a 4-0 record (remember it’s the selections, not my picks) is a good way to get things going....
Matt Josephs
1 week ago
Case Keenum: NFL Picks for Divisional Playoff Games
With Wild Card Weekend behind us, and it certainly lived up to its billing, the top seeds are set to return the field for the Divisional Round of the NFL playoffs. While the matchups may not be the ones many were expecting (see last week...
Athlon Sports
1 week ago
Jon Gruden
Jon Gruden is returning to an NFL sideline as head coach after a decade away, including eight-plus years as the color analyst for ESPN's "Monday Night Football." Only time will tell if his rejoining the Raiders will be a remarkable...
Aaron Tallent
1 week ago
Cam Newton
The Carolina Panthers and New Orleans Saints are no strangers to each other as NFC South Division rivals, but Sunday’s NFC Wild Card Game in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome will be the first postseason contest between these two teams. The rare...
John La Fleur
2 weeks ago
Leonard Fournette
At the turn of the century, the 2000 NFL playoffs began with the Jacksonville Jaguars as the AFC’s top seed. Buffalo, after a decade filled with four Super Bowl appearances, made the field as a wild card team. Both franchises seemed...
Tom Bowles
2 weeks ago
Derrick Henry
I took Week 17 off because to me it's just too hard to wager on a slate of NFL games that featured a ton of teams with nothing to play for. Things don't really change as much when it comes to handicapping the playoffs. This first round in...
Matt Josephs
2 weeks ago
Jared Goff Los Angeles Rams
The Atlanta Falcons will make the long trip west to face the Los Angeles Rams for a prime-time NFC Wild Card matchup on Saturday. It will mark the first time the Rams have hosted a playoff game inside the famed Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum...
Rob McVey
2 weeks ago
Alex Smith
Entering December, the Tennessee Titans and Kansas City Chiefs were a pair of AFC teams heading in different directions. The Titans at 8-4 looked poised to win their first AFC South title in a decade, while the Chiefs were trying to snap a four-...
Jake Rose
2 weeks ago
Alvin Kamara
It's NFL playoff time! That means Wild Card Weekend, where all records go back to 0-0 and every team starts with a clean slate. History shows us that this new life gained by certain teams can be enough to propel them all the way to a Super Bowl...
J.P. Scott
2 weeks ago
Drew Brees: NFL Picks for Wild Card Weekend
The NFL regular season is over, the coaching carousel has already begun to spin, the interest in the draft is starting to build and most importantly, it’s Wild Card Weekend. The path to Super Bowl LII is set with 12 teams are left standing...
Athlon Sports
2 weeks ago

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