In this Aug. 12, 2017, file photo, Los Angeles Rams head coach Sean McVay , right, greets Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett, left, after a preseason NFL football game, in Los Angeles. The Rams and Cowboys meet in a divisional playoff game today. (The Associated Press) LOS ANGELES (AP) —...

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In this Dec. 31, 2017, file photo, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady keeps limber on the sideline in the cold weather during the first half of an NFL football game against the New York Jets, in Foxborough, Mass. (The Associated Press) FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — His coach downplays it....

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Defenses might still matter in NFL, at least in the playoffs

This weekend, we'll see if the NFL's top four offenses can play like they have all season.­


Average wagerers still haven’t learned from NFL favorites’ falls

In sports betting terms, high-profile football matchups are typically “Pros vs. Joes” affairs — with the general public betting heavily on favorites while sharps patiently wait to bet underdogs at the highest available lines. Squares falling into the trap of betting all the TV favorites have...

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Greatest moment in Jets history made bittersweet 50 years later

It was the day and the game that impacted NFL history like no other, and stands as the one crowning achievement of a star-crossed franchise and everlasting memory to those who are still remembered as Cinderella Men. Nearly 50 years to the day later, nearly 50 years after Jan. 12, 1969, nearly 50...

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Opinion: Feeding Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott, with Todd Gurley in the house, is hot NFL subplot

Feeding running back Ezekiel Elliott provides the obvious make-or-break formula for the Cowboys' chances of upsetting the Rams on Saturday night.         

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Bears hire former Colts HC Chuck Pagano as defensive coordinator

Chuck Pagano was fired by the Colts after the 2017 season but ran one of the best defenses in the NFL in Baltimore before that.

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Faith No More's Lead Singer Mike Patton to Sing National Anthem at the NFL Playoffs

The Dallas Cowboys are taking on the Los Angeles Rams on Saturday (Jan. 12) for the NFL playoffs, and Mike Patton will kick off the game by singing...

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Jessie James Decker Gets Candid About Nearly Naked Pic of Husband Eric

Making Us thirsty! Jessie James Decker opened up exclusively to Us Weekly on Wednesday, January 9, about showing off husband Eric Decker’s goods on Instagram. “There’s daddy!” the “Lights Down Low” singer, 30, jokes of a NSFW snap she posted on Instagram on December 31 of the recently...

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Tom Brady on Why He Doesn’t Trust People Off of the Football Field: 'I Don’t Feel Protected'

While Tom Brady might love competing in front of tens of thousands of people on the field, he’s very careful about who he lets into his circle when he’s off of it. Brady, 41, who is gearing up to face the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday for a chance to go to the AFC Championship Game, sat down...

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4 Alabama players announce they are declaring for NFL draft

Four Alabama players are skipping their final seasons to enter the NFL draft, including All-America left tackle Jonah Williams and Outland Trophy-winning defensive lineman Quinnen Williams.

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Patrick Mahomes had little problem routing the best defenses in the NFL this season. The Kansas City quarterback did the same to Mother Nature on Saturday, ignoring freezing temperatures and a snow-covered field to lead the Chief to a 31-13 victory over the Indianapolis Colts in the AFC...

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What NFL Scouts Saw From Trevor Lawrence

It will be another two seasons before Clemson’s true freshman quarterback is even eligible for the draft, but that didn’t keep NFL scouts from noticing him in Monday’s national title game.


Patrick Mahomes brings football’s best show to playoffs

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — He will win the awards, armfuls of them, because of the numbers by which we have measured quarterbacks for decades. Patrick Mahomes has thrown 50 touchdown passes this year, for instance (against but 12 interceptions), which means he is the first player in NFL history not named...

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The experience was new for most Rams players. Quarterback Jared Goff had never played in an NFL playoff game. Neither had star running back Todd Gurley, nor star defensive lineman Aaron Donald, as well as less-heralded teammates. Sean McVay also made his postseason debut as head coach last season...

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NFL toying with idea of AFC championship game at L.A. Coliseum, report says

According to a report from CBS, which will broadcast the semifinals, the league is concerned about the size of Dignity Health Sports Park.

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Antwaun Woods was little more than a training-camp body for the Dallas Cowboys, and a rotund one at that. One of his coaches warned the 6-foot-1, 312-pound nose tackle he was “eating his way out of the NFL,” even though the undrafted Woods barely had a foothold in the league as it was. This...

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How Chargers' Michael Badgley's road to the playoffs intersected with Rex Ryan, Mark Sanchez is Summit, N.J.

Kicker Michael Badgley is living out a mini-Summit High School reunion with the Los Angeles Chargers, who visit the New England Patriots in the divisional playoffs on Sunday, January 13, 2019 (1/13/18) at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass. Kickers don't often end up in the spotlight. But...