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As he played his rookie season in the NFL, Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott made the Pro Bowl, led the NFL in rushing, and became a viral sensation after jumping into the Salvation Army kettle on Thanksgiving. He also was waiting out the NFL’s investigation into the accusation of...
Schottenheimer has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, the sinister, irreversible and progressive brain disorder that erodes memory and thinking capacity.
Today’s ESPN piece looks at the most improved units of 2016, including the Atlanta offense that powered the Falcons into the NFC Championship Game. How did these units improve, and what’s likely to be the result in 2017?
Oh, we know how well Rodgers is playing right now, Jared.
Very good Twitter moment.
NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport first reported New England Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels — considered to be among the best head-coaching candidates on the market entering the offseason, apparently will pass at the chance to take the lone remaining position open.#Patriots OC Josh...
A quick look at the recent buzz on the Denver Broncos.
Rodgers said his throw to beat the Cowboys was not the best of his career, and he’s right.
The median amount of points scored in Falcons games this year is 57 points; in Packers games, that number is 53 points. So why is the over/under 60 points? The average isn’t much different: there have been 58.9 points scored in Atlanta games, and 52.0 points scored in Green Bay games. You may be...
The Packers’ win over the Cowboys was the most-watched NFL divisional round playoff game in 20 years. (Getty Images) We learned earlier this NFL season that even as the league was seeing a decline in ratings (they did come back up after the Nov. 8 Presidential election), there was one way to...
On Aaron Rodger’s miraculous 35-yard pass, Mason Crosby’s two 50-plus yard field goals and Dion Lewis’ one-of-a-kind performance
Jeff Ratcliffe looks at what lessons fantasy players could learn from the Divisional Round of the playoffs.
A concentrated look at the recent juice on the Denver Broncos.
Le’Veon Bell deftly danced his way through the teeth of the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday night. Next, he’ll carry Pittsburgh Steelers off to New England.
The Steelers will travel to New England for a Conference Championship showdown against the Patriots on Sunday. If recent (...)
Scheme and strategize all you like, but in the NFL, the truism remains: teams need a good quarterback to survive, and a great quarterback to thrive. The conference championships will feature Tom Brady, Ben Roethlisberger, Aaron Rodgers, and Matt Ryan. That’s the three quarterbacks in the running...
That’s one fired-up, foul-mouthed cheerleader right there! Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin certainly was happy for his team’s win over the Kansas City Chiefs that will advance the Steelers to the AFC championship game this Sunday against the New England Patriots, and he showed it in...
Ready for Sunday’s AFC title game? Jeff Dooley gives you the stats to know before the Steelers and Patriots square off.
Steve Palazzolo runs through the top candidates for college football’s highest honor in 2017.
Hello, friends. Much has transpired around Broncos Country within the past few days. Catch up on all the happenings in Broncos Land, plus, the playoffs.
The internet had some fun at Dallas’ expense.
Jeff Dooley reveals the three stats you need to know entering Sunday’s NFC Conference Championship game.
While contributors such as Le’Veon Bell are making their marks, Pittsburgh’s offensive line has been the team’s driving force of late.
Which players made the most of their Divisional Round playoff appearance? Sam Monson runs down the list.
Congrats, Patriots fans. Mike Tomlin and Antonio Brown just handed you a gift. After the Steelers’ hard-fought 18-16 playoff win over (...)
The subject of tackling in the NFL is a tricky one to navigate, in large part because there’s no real agreement on any one (...)
Joey Bosa wins top rookie award in AFC West
Broncos will need to add depth at linebacker
New England. Pittsburgh. Atlanta. Green Bay. How did they get here? Let’s start with the best throw of Aaron Rodgers’ life, and also get into five new head coaches, one messy franchise relocation and the birth of a new King
The superstar QB has combined his sandlot style with new-found timing and rhythm. Throw in the emergence of a new target, and you get an unstoppable quarterback
Plus, how the Falcons dismantled the Seahawks, Houston hangs around in New England, and the most surprising coaching hires
Pittsburgh’s offensive line grades very well in close win, while Chiefs struggle on offense despite solid game from QB Alex Smith.
He won the game for the Steelers.
The Kansas City Chiefs fell to the Pittsburgh Steelers in the divisional round of the playoffs, 18-16, as Alex Smith’s second two-point pass was knocked away in the final minutes. Smith’s first attempt appeared to tie the game, as he connected with tight end Demetrius Harris following Spencer...
Pittsburgh Steelers safety Sean Davis had to be penalized for a helmet-to-helmet hit, because the NFL has safety rules and there’s not a lot of wiggle room for interpreting intent. But it’s also hard to figure out how Davis could have played it much differently. In the fourth quarter of a...