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Dd00644dc8212e2e9fd2e6ce7a756bbf Jerrold @Jerrold - 4 months ago
Cautious Chiefs prepping as if Mahomes will play
2:20 PM ETKANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Kansas City Chiefs are preparing for the AFC Championship Game against the Cincinnati Bengals as if Patrick Mahomes will play.But coach Andy Reid said Monday the Chiefs aren't certain whether they will be able to go with Mahomes or have t...continued
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61d3ff630fa6a556085f59f9ba20938e Assunta @Assunta - 4 months ago
Chris Stapleton, Babyface to sing at Super Bowl
9:33 AM ETAssociated Press LOS ANGELES -- Country music star Chris Stapleton will hit next month's Super Bowl stage to sing the national anthem, while R&B legend Babyface will perform "America the Beautiful."The performances will take place Feb. 12 at State Farm Stadi...continued
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6232f8a636fcadbbec0b89d4f6ded6e2 Ericka @Ericka - 4 months ago
Dallas RB Pollard broke leg in loss, sources say
8:31 PM ETSANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Dallas Cowboys Pro Bowl running back Tony Pollard suffered a fractured left fibula Sunday that will require surgery, sources said.Pollard suffered the injury with 1:24 left in the first half of the Cowboys' 19-12 divisional round loss to t...continued
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2cb2f1cf49e001b23749fba977acd24a Casper @Casper - 4 months ago
Vikings fire DC Donatell after early playoff exit
6:44 PM ETEAGAN, Minn. -- The Minnesota Vikings fired defensive coordinator Ed Donatell on Thursday, an unsurprising decision even after winning 13 games under first-year coach Kevin O'Connell.The team did not immediately name a replacement. In a statement, O'Connell said...continued
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Efd687c46d03677522c615b86a341217 Emmie @Emmie - 4 months ago
Bengals batter Bills, keep 'proving people wrong'
8:41 PM ETORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- Anyone who had tickets for an AFC Championship Game in Atlanta might want to get their money back.As the Cincinnati Bengals walked back up the tunnel in Highmark Stadium following Sunday's 27-10 win over the Buffalo Bills in the divisional ...continued
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B2ab4609b89b7e7c7408477bb01daf27 Jimmy @Jimmy - 4 months ago
Dak laments 'unacceptable' INTs, vows response
12:10 AM ETSANTA CLARA, Calif. -- For the third time in his career, Dak Prescott had the Dallas Cowboys in the divisional round of the playoffs, and for the third time, his season ended there.This time, it was in a 19-12 loss on Sunday to the San Francisco 49ers, the same...continued
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Bbe6309a1d067c75a83f525952377ae7 Rahsaan @Rahsaan - 4 months ago
Bengals or Chiefs? 49ers or Eagles? We're on to the AFC and NFC title games with early previews
9:40 PM ETBrooke PryorCloseBrooke PryorESPN Staff WriterPreviously covered the Kansas City Chiefs for the Kansas City Star and Oklahoma University for the Oklahoman.Seth WalderThere are only four teams left in the 2022 NFL season's playoffs as we head to the conference ch...continued
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E5a600388a4be6ed5b515081737d8445 Angus @Angus - 4 months ago
Kittle's 'unbelievable' catch fuels 49ers' fire in win
12:49 AM ETSANTA CLARA, Calif. -- In desperate need of a spark for an offense that for most of the first three quarters had been unable to solve the Dallas Cowboys' defense, the San Francisco 49ers finally got exactly what they needed from a player who wasn't really a fac...continued
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3917a54ef2e71f0b2d57dd0d63e0f2fb Cameron @Cameron - 4 months ago
Hobbled Mahomes leads Chiefs to AFC title game
5:35 PM ETKANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Patrick Mahomes was able to return to the Kansas City Chiefs' lineup despite an injured right ankle in time to help lead them to a divisional round playoff win over the Jacksonville Jaguars on Saturday, giving the Chiefs optimism he would be ...continued
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A59a299a48e660a4cad891f05afdefa8 Geovany @Geovany - 4 months ago
Sirianni: Injured Hurts gave Eagles MJ-like boost
1:55 AM ETPHILADELPHIA -- Eagles coach Nick Sirianni compared Jalen Hurts to Michael Jordan when asked about the emotional lift the quarterback provided his team Saturday night in its 38-7 romp of the New York Giants in an NFC divisional round playoff game."I know this is...continued
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7caeec7c88c24f5d4f9a4c169eb9f70c Maureen @Maureen - 4 months ago
What to know for Sunday's NFL divisional round games: Score picks and bold predictions
11:05 PM ETESPN staffThe NFL playoffs' divisional-round schedule for the 2022 season is halfway over, and we have you covered with what you need to know heading into Sunday's games. Our NFL Nation reporters bring us the biggest keys to every game and a bold prediction for...continued
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394b4c0c4dd468b433ba43c77bdbb708 Bart @Bart - 4 months ago
Daboll: Loss to Eagles 'crash landing' for Giants
1:20 AM ETPHILADELPHIA -- The New York Giants had a "crash landing" in the divisional round of the playoffs in Philadelphia. Those were the words of coach Brian Daboll following a 38-7 loss to the Eagles.Now, New York faces major questions and decisions pertaining to its ...continued
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367ec04c80b95de4cfdf036599b35350 Garnet @Garnet - 4 months ago
Commanders open 1st sportsbook in NFL stadium
4:15 PM ETLANDOVER, Md. -- Shortly after 10 a.m. ET at FedEx Field, Washington Commanders fan Chris Bryant did something that was once unthinkable in the NFL: He placed a bet at a sportsbook inside an NFL stadium."This is the first time I've placed any type of sports bett...continued
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1a4d3a462311ba36d913731c2e16402c Pablo @Pablo - 4 months ago
Bengals rule out RG Cappa, LT Williams vs. Bills
2:06 PM ETCINCINNATI -- The Cincinnati Bengals will officially be without two more of their top offensive linemen in Sunday's AFC divisional playoff game against the Buffalo Bills.Left tackle Jonah Williams and right guard Alex Cappa have been officially ruled out, leavin...continued
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125f097c91a427394e6d36ae98c72376 Elaina @Elaina - 4 months ago
New Titans GM wants time to evaluate Tannehill
3:35 PM ETTurron DavenportESPN Close Covered Eagles for USA Today Covered the Ravens for Baltimore Times Played college football at Cheyney UniversityNASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Tennessee Titans general manager Ran Carthon will start his new job with quite a few challenges as he...continued
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041490c94bd26a3efdf85d49d9b013ba Alexie @Alexie - 4 months ago
What to know for NFL divisional round games: Score picks, bold predictions and key matchups
7:00 AM ETESPN staffThe NFL playoffs' divisional-round schedule for the 2022 season is stacked with great matchups, and we have you covered with what you need to know heading into the weekend. Our NFL Nation reporters bring us the biggest keys to every game and a bold pre...continued
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54935a891902e2aabfc16d0ef9ab31da Americo @Americo - 5 months ago
Cowboys stick with kicker Maher, expect rebound
7:34 PM ETFRISCO, Texas -- The Dallas Cowboys will go into the divisional round of the playoffs at the San Francisco 49ers with kicker Brett Maher battling the yips.Maher became the first player in any NFL game since 1932 -- a span of 16,207 regular-season and playoff con...continued
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F8a6248ab1c5ce893cb03b8d7e3ab08b Cyril @Cyril - 4 months ago
Dolphins fire Boyer after three seasons as DC
3:04 PM ETMarcel Louis-JacquesESPN MIAMI -- The Dolphins fired defensive coordinator Josh Boyer after four seasons with the franchise, the last three as defensive coordinator, the team announced Thursday.In addition to Boyer, the Dolphins also fired safeties coach Steve G...continued
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10f64d8d0be1cc890068d55fc752e9ee Alexandro @Alexandro - 5 months ago
Vikings GM expects Cousins to return next season
4:25 PM ETEAGAN, Minn. -- When the Minnesota Vikings signed Kirk Cousins to a contract extension last spring, the unspoken expectation was that he would remain the team's quarterback through at least the 2023 season. General manager Kwesi Adofo-Mensah confirmed that timet...continued
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56a34dc91390858efd1999c86a89c348 George @George - 5 months ago
Bengals, Burrow not buying underdog tag vs. Bills
7:20 PM ETCINCINNATI -- Cincinnati Bengals Joe Burrow isn't buying into the notion his team is playing second fiddle to the Buffalo Bills, despite not being the favorite heading into the AFC divisional playoff game at Highmark Stadium on Sunday."I never feel like an under...continued
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25dc49998970e9ad413d98493dfe5d6c Teagan @Teagan - 5 months ago
Chargers' Staley: Never felt job was in jeopardy
6:06 PM ETLindsey ThiryESPN Close Covered Rams for two years for Los Angeles Times Previously covered the Falcons Has covered the NBA and college football and basketballCOSTA MESA, Calif. -- Brandon Staley has been aware of the ongoing speculation regarding his status as...continued
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25dc49998970e9ad413d98493dfe5d6c Teagan @Teagan - 5 months ago
Dallas signs kicker Vizcaino as added insurance
4:12 PM ETFRISCO, Texas -- The Dallas Cowboys still plan to have Brett Maher kick in Sunday's divisional round matchup against the San Francisco 49ers, but signed Tristan Vizcaino to the practice squad on Wednesday as insurance.Maher missed four extra points in Monday's w...continued
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69ab36bf73ce82cc3579c8f2504f3bac Gregoria @Gregoria - 5 months ago
Tracing the rise of Josh Allen: Behind-the-scenes stories of how he got here
6:33 AM ETRyan HockensmithCloseRyan HockensmithRyan Hockensmith is a Penn State graduate who joined ESPN in 2001. He is a survivor of bacterial meningitis, which caused him to have multiple amputation surgeries on his feet. He is a proud advocate for those with disabiliti...continued
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0cefff9aac729a36835c46e07795e1e7 Mariano @Mariano - 5 months ago
Bears GM: Must be 'blown away' to draft QB at 1
2:17 PM ETLAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Bears general manager Ryan Poles backed Justin Fields as Chicago's starting quarterback for 2023 and said he would have to be "absolutely blown away" to take a quarterback with the No. 1 overall pick in this year's draft."Yeah. We had good c...continued
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0dc07c0d4e39afa6eb19dda76eb11879 Kristina @Kristina - 5 months ago
Source: Johnson tells Lions he'll return as OC
9:23 PM ETEric WoodyardESPN DETROIT -- After experiencing the first winning season in the Motor City since 2017, Detroit Lions offensive coordinator Ben Johnson has informed the team that he'll return for the 2023 season, a league source confirmed to ESPN's David Newton o...continued
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