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  • • Eagles announce center Jason Kelce has signed extension
    Jason Kelce won’t be retiring after all. The Eagles announced they have agreed to a one-year extension with the veteran center. Kelce, 31, is now under contract through 2021, and Adam Caplan tweets he will make around $11M per season (making Kelce the highest-paid center in the NFL). As Michael David Smith of ProFootballTalk.com points out, Kelce w...
  • NFL free agency: Cowboys will explore adding safety, Jerry Jones says
    The Cowboys finished last season with a 10-6 record and advanced to the divisional round of the playoffs, where they fell to the Rams....
  • • Sean McVay's girlfriend always dresses for success
    Veronika Khomyn is in Atlanta to support boyfriend Sean McVay as he leads the Los Angeles Rams in Super Bowl LIII.  She’ll also no doubt be dressed for the occasion. Khomyn showed off the perfect T-shirt after the Rams’ home playoff victory over the Dallas Cowboys in the Divisional round of the playoffs. Her shirt featured an outline of McVay’s fac...
  • • Jerry Jones confirms Jason Garrett will not receive contract extension
    Several days ago, we learned that Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett may not receive a contract extension this offseason, thereby making the 2019 campaign a lame-duck year for Garrett.  That was quite the reversal from a report on the morning of Dallas’ Divisional round matchup against the Rams, which suggested the Cowboys were planning on negotiatin...
  • • Adam Vinatieri will reportedly return to Colts in 2019
    Adam Vinatieri has accomplished more in his career than most other NFL kickers combined, but the 46-year-old is not ready to hang it up just yet. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that Vinatieri and the Indianapolis Colts are finalizing a one-year deal to keep him with the team for his 24th NFL season. Vinatieri missed an extra point and a 23-yard field...
  • • Adam Vinatieri finalizing one-year deal with Colts, per report
    The legend of Adam Vinatieri will continue to grow for at least one more season, as the kicker is reportedly finalizing a one-year deal to play for the Indianapolis Colts. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported the news Friday morning on Twitter. Vinatieri, 46, is the NFL’s all-time scoring leader. He passed up the great Morten Anderson this past season and...
  • • Watch: Chiefs fan threw beer can at Patriots after game-winning TD
    Kansas City Chiefs fans are not cultivating a reputation for behaving with class. During the divisional round, fans were caught throwing snowballs at Indianapolis Colts players. Additionally, at least four fans needed medical attention due to being hit by snowballs. Then, during the AFC Championship Game, at least one fan appeared to be shining a l...
  • • 10 under-the-radar players to watch on Championship Sunday
    Only four NFL teams remain in the playoffs. The Rams, Saints, Patriots and Chiefs are all one win away from advancing to the Super Bowl, but they’ll have their hands full on Championship Sunday. While the Divisional Round usually never disappoints, this particular season’s slate of conference title games looks to be one of the best ever.  And while...
  • Pats' Flowers, Brown fined $20K by NFL for hits vs. Chargers
    New England Patriots teammates Trey Flowers and Trent Brown have each been fined $20,054 by the NFL for illegal hits in the Patriots' divisional-round win last Sunday against the Los Angeles Chargers         ...
  • • Colts DL Denico Autry fined $13K for his hip-swiveling celebration
    During the Indianapolis Colts’ divisional-round loss to the Kansas City Chiefs, Denico Autry made a big play and then celebrated with a hip-swiveling sack dance. Unfortunately, he did it literally right in front of a ref, who threw the flag for unsportsmanlike conduct (watch here). Now, the NFL has come down even harder on Autry for the dance — fin...
  • • Report: Eric Berry expected to play in AFC Championship Game
    Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry has missed all but two games this season, but Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports he’s expected to play Sunday. Why this is a big deal: This is potentially huge for Kansas City, which is hosting the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship Game. Berry is a dynamic safety who can be a huge spark covering Rob Gr...
  • • Eight NFL players who can become heroes this Sunday
    As the final four teams prepare for the NFC and AFC Conference Games this Sunday, we would like to point out some key players who could be game-changers. This would include guys outside of the typical studs such as Kansas City Chiefs Tyreek Hill, or New Orleans Saints Michael Thomas. Digging a little deeper, there surely could be some players used ...
  • • Joe Whitt latest ex-Packer staffer to join Browns front office
    Former Packers defensive passing game coordinator Joe Whitt will join the Browns‘ staff, according to Zac Jackson of The Athletic. Whitt, who had offers from other clubs, will take the same title in Cleveland, per Tom Silverstein of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. The Browns haven’t been shy about adding ex-Packers to their staff, as they already h...
  • Eagles WR Alshon Jeffery surprises 2nd grader who wrote encouraging letter
    A second grader wrote Jeffery a letter after he missed a catch that was intercepted by the Saints in the divisional round of the playoffs....
  • • AFC title game: Patriots underdogs for first time in three years
    When the New England Patriots take on the Kansas City Chiefs in Sunday’s AFC Championship Game, they’ll be in the unfamiliar role of underdogs.  As of Wednesday, the Chiefs were listed as three-point favorites. No matter what Tom Brady would have you believe, this is highly uncommon. Per Will Brinson of CBS Sports, the last time the Pats were under...

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  • • Eric Bienemy declines Cardinals interview
    Chiefs offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy declined an opportunity to interview with the Cardinals, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com.  He’s set to interview with the Jets and Buccaneers on Wednesday, the Dolphins on Thursday and the Bengals on Friday, so he has a full plate as he also gets set for the Chiefs’ Divisional Round game on Jan. 12. B...
  • • Report: Packers, Browns, Cardinals to interview Dan Campbell
    Dan Campbell is a popular man these days. After interviewing Josh McDaniels, the Packers are set to fly to New Orleans on Saturday to meet with the Saints’ assistant head coach/tight ends coach, Tom Pelissero of NFL.com tweets. He’s also scheduled to meet with the Browns on Friday and the Cardinals at some point over the weekend. Of course, in the ...
  • • Steelers to activate WR Eli Rogers
    The Steelers may not have their starting running back on Sunday, but they will likely be equipped with improved wide receiver depth. Eli Rogers is in line to make his 2018 debut after the Steelers activated him Saturday, Adam Schefter of ESPN.com tweets. Rogers tore his ACL in last season’s divisional round and has resided on the reserve/PUP list a...
  • • Steelers WR Eli Rogers returns to practice
    Steelers wide receiver Eli Rogers — who is currently on the reserve/physically unable to perform list — returned to practice today, according to veteran NFL reporter Howard Balzer (Twitter link). Rogers, 25, has certainly had an eventful 2018 to this point. After tearing his ACL in the divisional round of the playoffs, Rogers was non-tendered as a ...
  • • Nolan Arenado in similar situation with Rockies as Matt Holliday in 2008
    Matt Holliday’s first exit from Colorado shares striking similarities with the Colorado Rockies’ current situation with face-of-the-franchise Nolan Arenado. Holliday enjoyed more significant team success in leading the Rockies to the World Series in 2007, but Arenado, for his part, has accumulated more individual accolades throughout his Colorado t...
  • • Parcells: 49ers sabotaged headsets in '85
    In a new book, Bill Parcells says he approached Bill Walsh before their divisional-round game in 1987 and told him he knew the 49ers sabotaged their own staff's headsets during their first series of the Giants' 17-3 victory the previous year....
  • • Parcells: 49ers sabotaged headsets in '86
    In a new book, Bill Parcells says he approached Bill Walsh before their divisional round game in 1987 and told him he knew the 49ers sabotaged their own staff's headsets during their first series of the Giants' 17-3 victory the previous year....
  • • Roger Staubach explains how he coined ‘Hail Mary’ phrase
    When football teams throw up a desperation heave, everyone knows it as a Hail Mary pass. You can thank Roger Staubach for that. The phrase’s popularity in the sport can be traced back to Staubach and the Dallas Cowboys celebrating an improbable victory in the 1975 NFC Divisional Round. Dallas trailed the Minnesota Vikings 14-10, but Staubach hit Dr...
  • • Ravens used same ‘deception’ play John Harbaugh ripped Patriots for?
    Ravens head coach John Harbaugh infamously implied that the Patriots were bending rules after his team’s loss to New England in the playoffs a few years back, but apparently Harbaugh’s team is the one the NFL is now keeping an eye on. During their win over the Steelers last week, the Ravens ran a play where tight end Maxx Williams lined up behind w...
  • • Brewers Rally to Beat Rockies and Dodgers Crush Braves
    The divisional round began in earnest, with Christian Yelich powering Milwaukee and Hyun-jin Ryu dominating for Los Angeles....
  • • MLB playoffs: Keys to Yankees-Red Sox, Indians-Astros, Rockies-Brewers and Braves-Dodgers
    David Samson offers insight into MLB's divisional round...
  • • Titans' Jack Conklin in line to make season debut
    Jack Conklin is in line to make his season debut for the Titans. The right tackle participated fully in Tennessee’s Friday workout and is set to play Sunday, per TitanInsider.com’s Terry McCormick (on Twitter). Finalizing a recovery from the torn ACL he suffered during the Titans’ divisional-round loss last season, Conklin missed the team’s first t...
  • • Twitter reacts to Falcons’ red-zone struggles continuing in 2018
    The Atlanta Falcons picked up in 2018 right where they left off at the end of the 2017 season.The Falcons went down the field on their opening possession against the Philadelphia Eagles Thursday night, but their drive stalled when they turned it over on downs at the 1-yard line. That was all too familiar for the team, whose 2017 season came to an e...
  • • Watch: Eagles unveil Super Bowl LII banner at Lincoln Financial Field
    The Eagles earned the right to host the 2018 NFL season opener on Thursday night, after winning their first title in franchise history.It was the Falcons who were tasked with playing the “spoiler” role, heading in to the unfriendly confines of Lincoln Financial Field, in hopes of getting revenge from January’s divisional-round loss in the playoffs....
  • • Giants GM hopes Andrew McCutchen wins World Series with Yankees
    San Francisco Giants GM Brian Sabean is hoping for the best for Andrew McCutchen.Sabean decided to trade McCutchen to the Yankees on Thursday night, but he did so reluctantly. He said that the Giants have a hard time “surrendering” and acknowledging they’re out of the playoff race. Once they were, he traded McCutchen for two prospects.Now Sabean sa...

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