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  • • Thumbs-up or thumbs-down? Rating the major points of the NFL CBA proposal
    In an attempt to avoid a work stoppage as the existing collective bargaining agreement expires after the 2020 season, NFL owners have been working furiously to come up with a proposal for a new CBA with the players and their union, the NFLPA. Owners approved a new proposal on Thursday, voted on by the 32 ownership groups and passed with enough to send it to the players.  It’s an interesting propos...2020
  • • Former 'Bachelor' contestant Jade Roper Tolbert has $1 million DFS victory taken away following investigation
    DraftKings quietly announced on Saturday that the reality TV star was no longer a winner on Wild Card Weekend...2020
  • • DraftKings strips former 'Bachelor' contestant Jade Roper of $1 million daily fantasy prize
    Jade Roper, a former "Bachelor" contestant, allegedly colluded to win $1 million in a daily fantasy DraftKings contest during NFL Wild Card weekend.        ...2020
  • • Eight unheralded stars to watch in NFL Divisional Playoffs
    The divisional round of the NFL playoffs gets underway this weekend with four matchups that are sure to delight fans of postseason football, and the stage is set for unheralded stars to come up with the plays that could mean the difference between moving on or going home. As Wild Card Weekend showed us, not only does every play matter, but no lead is truly safe, as evidenced by the two overtime ga...2020
  • • Divisional round NFL picks against the spread, ranked in order of confidence | J-MAC’S NFL SUPER 6
    They say this is the best weekend of football all season ... I sure hope it is because last weekend was a disaster for me: 0-3-1 on wild card weekend....2020
  • • Top seeds back in action as NFL's divisional round kicks off
    The bye-week breaks are over for the top two seeds in the AFC and NFC after a wild wild-card weekend to open the NFL playoffs...2020
  • • USA TODAY Sports' NFL divisional-round playoff picks: Will any teams with bye get upset at home?
    No team to play on wild-card weekend has made it to the Super Bowl since the 2012 season. Will the drought continue this year?        ...2020
  • • Seahawks promote Chad Wheeler, put Mychal Kendricks on IR
    The Seahawks left linebacker Mychal Kendricks on their 53-man roster for Wild Card weekend despite the fact that his torn ACL meant he wasn’t going to play against the Eagles, but they won’t be keeping him on hand for this weekend’s game against the Packers. Seattle placed Kendricks on injured reserve on Wednesday. Kendricks is [more]...2020
  • • NFL playoff schedule 2020: Dates, times, TV channels for every round in AFC, NFC brackets
    Here is the complete 2020 NFL playoff schedule, from wild-card weekend to Super Bowl 54, including TV channels, start times, scores and more....2020
  • • FMIA Wild Card: Tom Brady the Pragmatist Controls His NFL Future
    Wild-card weekend is over, and whoa, what a start with four thrilling games. Peter King opens Football Morning in America in Foxboro where the NFL world witnessed a momentous event. Also in the column: • Tom Brady, "not crushingly disappointed" by the loss to the Titans, talks about being a free man for the first time in 20 years. And Robert Kraft breaks his silence on Brady's future and what's i...2020

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Wild Card Weekend injury and suspension

  • • NFL playoffs wild-card weekend: Biggest injury questions for all eight teams
    Get the latest scoop from inside NFL locker rooms on who's in and who's out this weekend....2020
  • • Lamar Jackson practicing Thursday after dealing with an illness
    The Ravens don’t have to hand in injury reports for this week’s practices because they aren’t playing a game during Wild Card weekend, but the status of their key players has remained of interest. One player of particular interest is quarterback and leading MVP candidate Lamar Jackson. Jackson sat out Tuesday’s practice while dealing with [more]...2020
  • • Russell Wilson on Marshawn Lynch: 'He looks great, he looks explosive'
    There’s some skepticism surrounding the Seattle Seahawks’ signing of Marshawn Lynch and whether he can make an immediate impact. The former Pro Bowler has not suited up since Week 6 of the 2018 season and will be tasked with taking on one of the NFL’s best defenses with the NFC West on the line against the San Francisco 49ers Sunday night. In talking about his longtime teammate rejoining the Seaha...2019
  • • Todd Gurley still limited at practice, which seems problematic
    The Los Angeles Rams released an injury report on Tuesday for Saturday’s Divisional Round game with the Dallas Cowboys. In the report, it was revealed that star running back Todd Gurley was limited in practice with a knee injury. Ordinarily, we wouldn’t be too concerned with this. It would be something to monitor but in a vacuum, there’d be nothing to indicate that Gurley will be limited come game...2019
  • • Winners, losers from Saturday's wild-card games
    Playoff football is finally here. Four teams battled it out during the Saturday slate of Wild Card Weekend. The Houston Texans hosted the Indianapolis Colts, then the Dallas Cowboys hosted the Seattle Seahawks not far away in Arlington. The Indianapolis Colts took their AFC South rival behind the woodshed — going up 21-0 at the half — in part thanks to an awful call by the refs. From there, Indy w...2019
  • Hunter Henry injury update: Chargers TE will make debut wild-card weekend, report says
    • Hunter Henry injury update: Chargers TE will make debut wild-card weekend, report says
    Henry has missed the entire regular season after tearing his ACL but is expected to join the Chargers in practice....2019
  • Keys to the Starting Lineup presented by CarMax: Can Brady hand-le Jags D?
    • Keys to the Starting Lineup presented by CarMax: Can Brady hand-le Jags D?
    An AFC Championship Game matchup between the NFL’s No. 2 scoring offense and No. 2 defense in terms of points allowed would seem to be a high-profile affair. But it wasn’t until word of Tom Brady’s right hand injury hit on Wednesday afternoon that the buzz really built for Sunday afternoon’s big battle between the Patriots (14-3) and Jaguars (12-6) with a berth in Super Bowl LII on the line. The s...2018
  • Keys to the Starting Lineup presented by CarMax: Can Brady hand-le Jags D?
    • Keys to the Starting Lineup presented by CarMax: Can Brady hand-le Jags D?
    An AFC Championship Game matchup between the NFL’s No. 2 scoring offense and No. 2 defense in terms of points allowed would seem to be a high-profile affair. But it wasn’t until word of Tom Brady’s right hand injury hit on Wednesday afternoon that the buzz really built for Sunday afternoon’s big battle between the Patriots (14-3) and Jaguars (12-6) with a berth in Super Bowl LII on the line. The s...2018
  • Analysis: Forget the Titans
    • Analysis: Forget the Titans
    FOXBOROUGH – You know how it is. The first day back at work after vacation can take a while to get readjusted. Granted, the Patriots weren’t exactly sunning themselves on a beach somewhere tropical these past couple of weeks, but it’s not uncommon for teams coming off a Wild Card Weekend bye – even Bill Belichick’s teams – to experience rust during the Divisional round. That’s what appeared to be ...2018
  • Patriots to host Jags in AFC title tilt
    • Patriots to host Jags in AFC title tilt
    Last month, Patriots-at-Steelers was the game of the year in the NFL. This month, a rematch at Gillette Stadium was expected to be the most important game of the postseason in the AFC, with a trip to Super Bowl LII at stake.  It won’t happen now, though, because someone forgot to inform the Jacksonville Jaguars. New England held up its end of the bargain Saturday night by throttling the Tennessee ...2018

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Wild Card Weekend trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • Wild Card Weekend NFL Picks: Why Vikings and Eagles are worth backing in NFC, plus more best bets
    Three picks and a cloud of trust...2020
  • • NFL playoff picks, 2020 mock draft and all the wild-card weekend essentials you need
    Burning questions, playoff predictions and more essentials heading toward the NFL wild-card playoff games.        ...2020
  • • Cases for, against NFL wild-card teams advancing to Super Bowl
    From 2000-12, nine of the 26 teams to make the Super Bowl emerged from the first round of the playoffs. Since the fourth-seeded Ravens in 2012 season, however, no Wild Card Weekend team has advanced to the title game.  Could that change this season?  Here are the cases for and against teams in the wild-card round advancing to Super Bowl LIV in Miami on February 2, 2020. (Complete NFL schedule.) NF...2019
  • • Football meteorology for NFL Wild Card Weekend
    Congrats to the 12 NFL fan bases who still have something to cheer for as the postseason kicks off! While the majority of the league switches into draft, free agency and, in many cases, coach-hiring, mode, these fans get to watch their teams compete for greater glory.  This weekend’s slate of four games is as strong of a Wild Card Weekend as I can remember. All eight teams have legitimate chances ...2019
  • • Someone reportedly dropped $275K on Cowboys to cover two-point spread
    At least one person is extremely confident in the Dallas Cowboys as they prepare to take on the Seattle Seahawks on Wild Card Weekend. According to Darren Rovell of The Action Network, a bettor at the William Hill sportsbook at Monmouth Park in New Jersey just dropped $275,000 on the Cowboys to cover as 2-point favorites against Seattle on Saturday. If the ‘Boys do cover, then this bettor is set t...2019
  • • Saints pay defender $400,000 bonus despite missing incentive
    New Orleans Saints defensive end Alex Okafor finished the 2018 regular season with four sacks. He reportedly fell one short of an original contract incentive that would have paid him $400,000 if he managed five. But, perhaps feeling generous after such a successful 2018 campaign, the Saints bought out Okafor’s incentive and paid him the $400,000 to reward him for his hard work. This is pretty cool...2019
  • Analysis: Big-game experience mattered
    • Analysis: Big-game experience mattered
    2018
  • Keys to the Starting Lineup presented by CarMax: Can Titans run with Pats?
    • Keys to the Starting Lineup presented by CarMax: Can Titans run with Pats?
    After opening the postseason with a bye week for the eighth consecutive year, the defending-champion Patriots (13-3) finally join the playoff fun Saturday night hosting the upstart Titans at Gillette Stadium. Tennessee arrives in Foxborough with a little momentum following a 22-21 comeback win in Kansas City on Wild Card Weekend. But the Titans, who limped into the postseason losing three of their...2018
  • Patriots Wrap Up: Not taking Titans lightly
    • Patriots Wrap Up: Not taking Titans lightly
    Each January, the Patriots have a common refrain when it comes to the playoff bye week. They always want one, of course, but when it’s over, they maintain that the team they’ll face in the Divisional Round has an advantage because it has already won a playoff game. This year, that team is the fifth-seeded Tennessee Titans, and according to head coach Bill Belichick, their visit to Foxborough this ...2018
  • 2018 NFL Draft order: Picks 1-24 are set following wild-card weekend
    • 2018 NFL Draft order: Picks 1-24 are set following wild-card weekend
    The Carolina Panthers, Buffalo Bills and Los Angeles Rams now know their position in the 2018 NFL draft after losing in the wild-card round of the playoffs....2018

Wild Card Weekend stats

  • • NFL playoff schedule 2020: Dates, times, TV channels for every round in AFC, NFC brackets
    Here is the complete 2020 NFL playoff schedule, from wild-card weekend to Super Bowl 54, including TV channels, start times, scores and more....2020
  • • Seahawks vs. Eagles live score, updates, highlights from NFL wild-card playoff game
    The Seahawks take on the Eagles in the final game of wild-card weekend. Follow long as SN provides live scores, updates and highlights....2020
  • • NFL playoff schedule: What games are on today? TV channels, times, scores for 2020 wild-card round
    The 2020 NFL playoffs begin with wild-card weekend. Here's everything you need to know to watch today's games, including a full schedule with TV channels, start times and scores....2020
  • • NFL playoff schedule: What games are on today? TV channels, times, scores for 2020 wild-card round
    The 2020 NFL playoffs begin with wild-card weekend. Here's everything you need to know to watch today's games, including a full schedule with TV channels, start times and scores....2020
  • • NFL playoff schedule 2020: Dates, times, TV channels for every round in AFC, NFC brackets
    Here is the complete 2020 NFL playoff schedule, from wild-card weekend to Super Bowl 54, including TV channels, start times, scores and more....2019
  • • NFL playoff schedule 2020: Dates, times, TV channels for every game, round by round
    Here is the full list of games between wild-card weekend and Super Bowl 54, including TV channels, start times, scores and more....2019
  • • NFL playoff schedule 2020: Dates, times, TV channels for every game, round by round
    Here is the full list of games between wild-card weekend and Super Bowl 54, including TV channels, start times, scores and more....2019
  • • Chicago Bears vs. Philadelphia Eagles score: Live updates, game stats, analysis for NFC Wild Card game
    We're bringing live updates of the final game of Wild Card Weekend between the Bears and Eagles...2019
  • • Keys to the Starting Lineup presented by CarMax: Can Titans run with Pats?
    After opening the postseason with a bye week for the eighth consecutive year, the defending-champion Patriots (13-3) finally join the playoff fun Saturday night hosting the upstart Titans at Gillette Stadium. Tennessee arrives in Foxborough with a little momentum following a 22-21 comeback win in Kansas City on Wild Card Weekend. But the Titans, who limped into the postseason losing three of their...2018
  • View from Above: Be careful who you wish for
    • View from Above: Be careful who you wish for
    2018

Wild Card Weekend kids, wife/husband, girlfriend/boyfriend, father/mother

  • • Winners, losers from Saturday's wild-card games
    2019
  • • Report: Josh McDaniels had second thoughts about working for Jim Irsay
    Josh McDaniels officially spurned the Indianapolis Colts on Tuesday to remain with the New England Patriots in what was a big surprise considering the day’s events.The Colts reported on Twitter that they and McDaniels had agreed to a deal and that he would be introduced at a press conference on Wednesday. But later in the evening, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported that McDaniels would not be taking th...2018
  • • Saints DE Cameron Jordan gives hilarious quote on 'homecoming' to Minnesota
    New Orleans Saints defensive end Cameron Jordan will be playing in a familiar part of the country during Sunday’s Divisional Round showdown against the Minnesota Vikings. But while Jordan was born in Minneapolis and spent the early part of his life there, it’s not quite a homecoming. His reasoning for that is quite funny. Jordan has been on something of a roll since his team’s Wild Card Weekend vi...2018
  • • NFL Playoffs 2017: TV Info, Bracket Predictions and Super Bowl Odds
    2017
  • • NFL Rumors: Latest Buzz Surrounding Top 2017 Head Coach Candidates
    2017
  • • NFL Playoff Odds 2017: Vegas Picks and Predictions Ahead of Divisional Round
    2017
  • • NFL Draft 2017: Final Mock Draft Predictions Before Wild Card Weekend
    2017
  • • NFL Rumors: Latest on Head Coach Search for Broncos, Bills and Chargers
    2017
  • • NFL Playoff Schedule 2017: TV Info, Full Bracket and Super Bowl Predictions
    2017
  • • NFL Rumors: Latest Gossip Surrounding 2017 Head Coaching Vacancies
    2017

Top Wild Card Weekend news

  • • Analysis: Big-game experience mattered
    2018
  • • Patriots to host Jags in AFC title tilt
    2018
  • • 2019 NFL Playoff Odds, Schedule: Patriots a shockingly small favorite for Wild-Card Weekend against Titans
    All of the 2019 NFL point spreads for Wild-Card Weekend...2019
  • • Kirk Cousins throws late pick, Redskins won’t make playoffs
    Kirk Cousins once asked “How you like me now?” On Sunday evening, the answer is that they like him just fine in Green Bay and Detroit. The Packers and Lions will square off on Sunday Night Football with the NFC North title in the balance, but both teams will live to see Wild Card weekend. Cousins…...2017
  • • 49ers' resale playoff tickets are NFL's most expensive heading into Wild Card Weekend
    Fans are going to have to pay a pretty penny to see the 49ers in the NFC Divisional Round...2020
  • • Vontaze Burfict's Suspension Upheld: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction
    2016
  • • Packers headed to Dallas after thumping Giants
    The first three games of Wild Card weekend were blowouts, but it looked for most of the first half like we might get a tighter game between the Giants and Packers to close out the first round of the playoffs. That idea went down faster than the Andrea Doria, though. The Packers outscored the Giants…...2017
  • • Analysis: Forget the Titans
    2018
  • • Ezekiel Elliott Unharmed After Car Accident Near Cowboys' Practice Facility
    2017
  • Patriots prepare for Titans
    • Patriots prepare for Titans
    Thanks to Tennessee’s Saturday evening upset win in Kansas City combined with Jacksonville taking care of business against Buffalo at home on Sunday, the Patriots (13-3) will host the No. 5 seed Titans (10-7) in the Divisional Playoff Saturday night at Gillette Stadium. Tennessee made the postseason as a Wild Card team with a 9-7 record. Marcus Mariota then led the Titans to an exciting c...2018

Wild Card Weekend fantasy rankings and news

  • • DraftKings strips former 'Bachelor' contestant Jade Roper of $1 million daily fantasy prize
    2020

Wild Card Weekend schedule, game

  • • Thumbs-up or thumbs-down? Rating the major points of the NFL CBA proposal
    2020
  • • Eight unheralded stars to watch in NFL Divisional Playoffs
    2020
  • • Top seeds back in action as NFL's divisional round kicks off
    2020
  • • USA TODAY Sports' NFL divisional-round playoff picks: Will any teams with bye get upset at home?
    2020
  • • NFL playoff schedule 2020: Dates, times, TV channels for every round in AFC, NFC brackets
    2020
  • • 32 things we learned from wild-card weekend of NFL playoffs
    How about that for the opening weekend of the playoffs? A thrilling slate included two overtime games and the defending champions being dethroned.        ...2020
  • • Burning questions for the NFL divisional playoffs
    The NFL playoff field is down to eight teams after a wacky wild-card weekend around the league. The four teams that earned first-round byes are pretty strong home favorites. The NFC divisional playoffs kick off Saturday afternoon as the No. 1 seed San Francisco 49ers host the Minnesota Vikings. The two quarterbacks are the story here. Later on Saturday, the Titans will head to Baltimore to take on...2020
  • • The NFL Wild Card weekend that changed everything
    The NFL playoffs look entirely different after a handful of stunning upsets. What happens next?...2020
  • • Studs and duds from NFL’s wild-card weekend
    The NFL’s wild-card weekend sent four teams to the divisional round and four others home for the winter as some stars thrived while others faded to black. The Houston Texans and Tennessee Titans punched their tickets to the next round with victories on Saturday over the Buffalo Bills and New England Patriots, respectively. On Sunday, the Minnesota Vikings advanced by stunning the New Orleans Saint...2020
  • • Four more spots in 2020 NFL Draft order filled in
    The Patriots not being involved in the divisional round of the playoffs is unusual enough. Having them involved so early in next year’s annual selection meeting will be peculiar as well. With the results of the wild card weekend in the books, four more slots in the 2020 NFL Draft order have been filled in. [more]...2020

Wild Card Weekend rumors, scandals

  • • 2019 NFL Playoff Odds, Schedule: Patriots a shockingly small favorite for Wild-Card Weekend against Titans
    2019
  • • Jason Witten, Booger McFarland roasted on Twitter
    The NFL playoffs are here. It’s Wild Card Weekend. Everyone is pumped. Including, it would appear, Jason Witten, who showed up for work Saturday wearing a too-small suit that had Twitter buzzing. That’s not all, folks. The man who’s known for making some pretty interesting observations from the booth did it again before Saturday’s Colts-Texans game. Brace yourself, because your mind might just exp...2019
  • • Keys to the Starting Lineup presented by CarMax: Can Brady hand-le Jags D?
    2018
  • • Keys to the Starting Lineup presented by CarMax: Can Brady hand-le Jags D?
    2018
  • • Report: Gruden to be introduced as Raiders coach Tuesday
    The rumored reunion between Jon Gruden and the Oakland Raiders is reportedly just days away as the franchise looks to make a splash following a failed 2017 season.According to Steve Corkran, previously with the San Jose Mercury News, Gruden will be introduced as the team’s next head coach on Tuesday after Wild Card Weekend. This is hardly surprising. After all, following years of Gruden playing it...2018
  • • NFL Rumors: Latest Buzz Surrounding Top 2017 Head Coach Candidates
    2017
  • • NFL Playoffs 2017: AFC, NFC Schedule, Bracket Predictions for Divisional Round
    2017
  • • Monday Morning Digest: Wild-Card Wins No Guarantee of 2nd-Round Success
    2017
  • • NFL Wild Card Weekend 2017: TV Schedule, Live Stream and Predictions for Sunday
    2017
  • • NFL Wild Card Weekend 2017: Updated Odds, TV Schedule and Predictions
    2017