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Patriots getting healthy at just the right time

Jan 22, 2016

Patriots getting healthy at just the right time

For the New England Patriots offense, health has been a fleeting commodity this season. When the offensive line was healthy, the backfield hurt. Then the receiving corps took its turn on the training table late the second half of the year. Now, after wading ...

Jan 21, 2016

NFL says London team on track for 2022 season

London is “on track” to have its own permanent American football team within the next six years, NFL spokesman Mark Waller said on Wednesday. “The fan base is big enough and passionate enough that it can support a franchise,” Waller said, in comments published ...

Jan 21, 2016

Bills hire full-time female coach

The Buffalo Bills have hired Kathryn Smith to be their special teams quality control coach, making her the first full-time female member of an NFL coaching staff. The team announced the move in a release Wednesday night. Smith spent last season working as an ...

Eagles hire Pederson as new coach

Jan 19, 2016

Eagles hire Pederson as new coach

The Eagles are sort of going back to their glory days. Doug Pederson, who helped groom Donovan McNabb for the starting quarterback job and a successful playoff run, was hired Monday to be Philadelphia’s head coach. Pederson was Kansas City’s offensive coordinator under Andy ...

Panthers hold off Seahawks to reach NFC title game

Jan 18, 2016

Panthers hold off Seahawks to reach NFC title game

Four games into his playoff career, Cam Newton recognizes the key element to success. He calls it “Big Mo,” and there couldn’t have been a better example than Carolina’s 31-24 victory over Seattle on Sunday. Emphatically backing up their superb regular season with one ...

Manning to face Brady again as Broncos eliminate Steelers

Jan 18, 2016

Manning to face Brady again as Broncos eliminate Steelers

Peyton Manning gets to face his biggest nemesis for one more shot at glory. Get ready for Brady-Manning XVII. The NFL’s only five-time MVP earned one more and possibly final game against his rival by leading the Denver Broncos to a come-from-behind 23-16 win ...

Cardinals shake off Packers in OT

Jan 17, 2016

Cardinals shake off Packers in OT

After being forced into overtime by another Hail Mary from Aaron Rodgers, the Arizona Cardinals wasted no time calling for the “Hail Larry” to get to the NFC Championship. Fitzgerald was uncovered, caught Carson Palmer’s short pass and darted through tacklers for 75 yards ...

Patriots beat Chiefs to reach fifth straight AFC title game

Jan 17, 2016

Patriots beat Chiefs to reach fifth straight AFC title game

The Patriots’ late-season slump didn’t mean much when the playoffs came to New England. Kansas City’s 11-game winning streak mattered even less. With Rob Gronkowski and Julian Edelman coming back from injuries to help Tom Brady return to his Super Bowl MVP form, the ...

Jan 17, 2016

Titans to keep Mularkey as coach

The Tennessee Titans are keeping Mike Mularkey as their coach. The man who handled the final nine games after the team fired Ken Whisenhunt this season was chosen Saturday, just hours after the Titans wrapped up their fourth and final interview for the job. ...

Bucs name Koetter coach

Jan 16, 2016

Bucs name Koetter coach

Dirk Koetter is confident the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are on the verge of becoming relevant again. The long-time NFL assistant became the team’s fifth coach in eight years Friday, assuming the task of transforming a team that has finished last in its division five ...

Jan 16, 2016

Bengals defender Jones apologizes

Pacman’s sorry, AB. Cincinnati cornerback Adam “Pacman” Jones apologized Friday for claiming Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown was faking a concussion at the end of the wild-card game last Saturday night. The Steelers, who beat the Bengals on a late field goal, ruled ...