How Chiefs reached AFC title game: Key moves, turning point, biggest reasons for success, full season results

The Kansas City Chiefs stumbled early this season, hit their stride, won an epic divisional round game and are now hosting the AFC championship game for an NFL record fourth-consecutive year. So how did Andy Reid’s...

Mike McCarthy receives assurance he will return for 2022

Mike McCarthy has received assurance from the Cowboys that he will remain the head coach in 2022, Jori Epstein of USA Today reports. That means Sean Payton won’t be the Cowboys’ head coach in 2022. It...

Ben Roethlisberger officially retires from the NFL after 18 seasons with the Steelers

It was a move many anticipated, but it’s now official. Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger announced on Thursday that he’s retiring at the age of 39. The No. 11 overall pick in the 2004 NFL Draft...

Would Aaron Rodgers follow Nathaniel Hackett to Denver?

Perhaps the most important task for new Denver Broncos coach Nathaniel Hackett is finding a quarterback for a team that’s struggled at the position since Peyton Manning retired after the 2015 Super Bowl. Does Hackett know...

2022 NFL playoffs: Why the Bengals are the team you should be rooting for to win the Super Bowl

For the first time since the 1988 season, the Cincinnati Bengals are playing in the AFC Championship game.  If you’re wondering how long ago that was, let me put it this way: No one yet knew...

Should star quarterbacks now avoid the talent-packed AFC?

Photograph: Matt Ludtke/AP Last Sunday’s epic between the Chiefs and Bills was about more than an individual game. It redefined what is possible in a playoff game, and what is now expected for a team to...

Agent’s Take: The Packers’ reckoning with Aaron Rodgers and an inside look at the star QB’s three options

The Packers suffered a stunning 13-10 defeat to the 49ers in the divisional playoff round. As the NFC’s No. 1 seed for the second straight season, an early playoff exit wasn’t anticipated. With Green Bay’s season...

Championship Round Start ‘Em or Sit ‘Em

The NFL fantasy season is coming to a close with three games left on the schedule. We have four teams to work with this Sunday. Below is my favorite stack and top value plays. Favorite Stack...

AFC, NFC championship injuries: Tyrann Mathieu’s status for Bengals-Chiefs showdown uncertain

We are now 21 weeks into the 2021 NFL season, and all four teams remaining in the playoff bracket are dealing with bumps and bruises. With it being conference championship week, however, it’s going to take...

Urban Meyer is still having hard time with NFL losses he helped create

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – DECEMBER 12: Urban Meyer the head coach of the Jacksonville Jaguars against the Tennessee Titans at Nissan Stadium on December 12, 2021 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images) MLB rumors: Braves...

Aaron Rodgers, Davante Adams planning to create Broncos superteam?

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers and wide receiver Davante Adams. (Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports) Barry Bonds has classy reaction to Hall of Fame vote, snub by Alicia de Artola Green Bay could lose Aaron Rodgers...

3 candidates the Saints should hire to replace Sean Payton

Eric Bieniemy, Kansas City Chiefs, New Orleans Saints. (Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports) For the first time since 2006, the New Orleans Saints will have a new head coach with Sean Payton stepping down and reportedly...

Rob Gronkowski leaving door open to retire like Tom Brady

TAMPA, FLORIDA – JANUARY 16: Rob Gronkowski #87 and offensive coordinator Byron Leftwich of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers look on against the Philadelphia Eaglesin the first half of the NFC Wild Card Playoff game at Raymond...

Antonio Brown posts picture in Ravens uniform as he tries to court team

Antonio Brown is leaning hard into the idea of joining the Ravens, going so far as to post a picture of himself in a Baltimore uniform. What would Antonio Brown look like in a Ravens jersey?...