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Dominant Falcons claim NFC title

Jan 23, 2017

Dominant Falcons claim NFC title

Matt Ryan tumbled into the end zone, slammed the ball to the turf with a thunderous spike, and let out a scream that showed just how much he wanted this game. He wants the next one even more. With another MVP-worthy performance and plenty ...

Nelson, Adams likely to be game-time call for Packers

Jan 21, 2017

Nelson, Adams likely to be game-time call for Packers

The Green Bay Packers may not know the status of injured receivers Jordy Nelson, Davante Adams and Geronimo Allison until just before the NFC Championship Game on Sunday. Coach Mike McCarthy said on Friday that all three receivers would be “given every chance to ...

Jan 21, 2017

Bills' Watkins has foot surgery again

Buffalo Bills star receiver Sammy Watkins has had a second operation in less than a year for a broken left foot and is expected to be sidelined until the start of training camp. The Bills also announced on Friday that Shaq Lawson had surgery ...

Ryan, Mack receive NFL honors

Jan 19, 2017

Ryan, Mack receive NFL honors

Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan, who directed the NFL’s highest-scoring attack, and Oakland Raiders defensive end Khalil Mack took top awards in media voting announced Wednesday. Ryan, who led the Falcons with club records in passing yards and touchdowns, was chosen the 2016 NFL ...

Brown apologizes for posting video

Jan 19, 2017

Brown apologizes for posting video

Antonio Brown insists he didn’t mean to disrespect his coach or create a distraction when he livestreamed the raucous aftermath of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ playoff win over the Kansas City Chiefs last week. The ever social media savvy Brown also didn’t rule out doing ...

Divisional playoff clashes set

Jan 14, 2017

Divisional playoff clashes set

The divisional round of the NFL playoffs has a familiar feel. All four of the matchups this weekend are rematches of regular-season games from this season. And Saturday’s games feature coaches going against their former teams. Atlanta coach Dan Quinn spent four seasons with ...

Rams make McVay youngest head coach in NFL history

Jan 13, 2017

Rams make McVay youngest head coach in NFL history

The Los Angeles Rams have made Sean McVay the youngest head coach in NFL history. The Rams on Thursday hired McVay, who turns 31 years old on Jan. 24. The Washington Redskins’ offensive coordinator replaces Jeff Fisher, who was fired 13 games into the ...

Falcons' Ryan looking to scratch playoff itch

Jan 11, 2017

Falcons' Ryan looking to scratch playoff itch

Matt Ryan’s poise under pressure has produced 25 fourth-quarter comebacks, a “Matty Ice” nickname and his first All-Pro selection. The Atlanta Falcons’ quarterback also is a leading MVP candidate. The glaring void on Ryan’s resume is his 1-4 postseason record. At 31, Ryan may ...

Jan 7, 2017

Elway starts search for new head coach

Denver Broncos general manager John Elway began his third coaching search in six seasons with a visit to Kansas City on Friday to interview Chiefs special teams coach Dave Toub. Elway will also travel to Atlanta this weekend to meet with Falcons offensive coordinator ...