Lions, Chiefs are NFL divisional playoff winners; Bills, Bucs bounced | NFL

The matchups to determine the participants in Super Bowl 58 are set. In the early leg of Sunday’s divisional round playoff games, the Detroit Lions outlasted the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, bringing the franchise its first conference championship appearance in 32 seasons. Detroit did it on offense, led by quarterback Jared Goff and a trio of young stars at the skill…

NFL Fans Loved Jim Nantz’s Savage Call of Bills’ Missed Field Goal vs. Chiefs | NFL

This was some salt in the wound for Bills fans.  read more www.si.com

Bills add to haunted history of playoff woes with ‘Wide Right, Part 2,’ but here’s who’s really to blame | NFL

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — Wide Right, Part 2. That’s what this game will be known as in Buffalo forever.  But like Scott Norwood after Super Bowl XXV, Bills kicker Tyler Bass didn’t dodge the media after his miss that essentially ended the game.  “It’s disappointing, I’m hurt now, having this feeling going into the offseason,” Bass said at his locker…

Taylor Swift’s NFL playoff tour takes her to Buffalo for Chiefs game against Bills; Jason Kelce arrives to support brother Travis | NFL

NEW YORK — Love was in the cold Buffalo air with Taylor Swift cheering on boyfriend Travis Kelce and the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday night. And even Kelce’s brother Jason got into the act during the Chiefs’ divisional playoff game against the Bills. Swift blew a kiss after someone greeted her by yelling, “Bills by a billion,” upon arriving…

Jason Kelce is the King of the NFL | NFL

Photo: Maryna Oleksina on Twitter A lot of people might think Jason Kelce is cheating on us tailgating with Bills Mafia. I just think this is a guy who is making up for 15+ years of lost memories since he had to play on Saturdays & Sundays: Jason Kelce being initiated into Bills Mafia pic.twitter.com/gu1aDXu6CP — Crossing Broad (@CrossingBroad) January…

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Eagles fire Sean Desai as defensive coordinator after one season; Nick Sirianni made decision, per report | NFL

Getty Images The Philadelphia Eagles have fired defensive coordinator Sean Desai, as CBS Sports Lead NFL Insider Jonathan Jones confirms an NFL Media report. It’s expected to be the first of many sweeping changes on that side of the ball. Desai lasted just one…  read more www.cbssports.com

2024 NFL playoffs: Bills fans help shovel out snow in stadium ahead of divisional-round game vs. Chiefs | NFL

Getty Images Shoveling Highmark Stadium is becoming a weekly job for some fans. Just as they did last week, the Buffalo Bills asked fans to come to their stadium and help shovel snow to get the place ready for Sunday’s divisional-round game against the…  read more www.cbssports.com

Lions, Jared Goff contract extension talks to ramp up this offseason, per report | NFL

USATSI Jared Goff is coming off of his best year with the Detroit Lions, and has a chance Sunday to guide Detroit to its first NFC Championship appearance since 1991. The more he wins over the next couple weeks, the more money he could make. According to NFL…  read more www.cbssports.com

Breaking down Lions' ascent under Brad Holmes, Dan Campbell | NFL

“NFL GameDay Morning crew breaks down Detroit Lions’ ascent under general manager Brad Holmes, head coach Dan Campbell.  read more www.nfl.com

Rapoport: Deebo Samuel's (shoulder) status uncertain for NFC Championship game next week | NFL

San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Deebo Samuel’s (shoulder) status is uncertain for the NFC Championship game next week.  read more www.nfl.com

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LOOK: Ravens coach John Harbaugh breaks out wild dance moves after win over Texans in NFL playoffs | NFL

USATSI The Baltimore Ravens are dancing all the way to the AFC Championship. Literally. In the aftermath of the team’s 34-10 divisional round victory over the Houston Texans, the club huddled around the locker room and busted out into a dance, headlined by head…  read more www.cbssports.com

Bills vs. Chiefs weather update: Frigid temperatures, but little risk for snow in NFL divisional round game | NFL

Getty Images The Buffalo Bills overcame both extreme winter weather and the seventh-seeded Pittsburgh Steelers to earn the opportunity to play host to the defending Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs and Patrick Mahomes in the AFC divisional round on…  read more www.cbssports.com

Louis Rees-Zammit: Getting a foothold in the NFL is almost impossible – even if you’re a professional athlete | NFL

CNN  —  Making it to the pinnacle of any profession is tough. Switching your career when you’ve made it to the top is even tougher. And switching from one professional sport to the other, especially when you’re transitioning to the cut-throat industry of the NFL, is bordering on mission impossible. Louis Rees-Zammit is one of rugby union’s best and brightest…

Chip Kelly drawing interest from multiple NFL teams seeking offensive coordinator | NFL

Getty Images A name who once dominated NFL head-coaching cycles a few years ago has been on the lips of candidates and teams alike in recent weeks. Multiple sources tell CBS Sports that UCLA head coach Chip Kelly has been mentioned as a possible offensive…  read more www.cbssports.com

NFL playoffs: 49ers complete comeback with victory over Packers while Ravens advance to AFC Championship for 1st time since 2012 season | NFL

CNN  —  The San Francisco 49ers are heading to the NFC Championship game following a victory over the Green Bay Packers on Saturday, while earlier, the Baltimore Ravens played in bitterly cold temperatures to dominate the Houston Texans and secure their spot in the AFC Championship for the first time since the 2012 season. The last time the Baltimore Ravens…

NFL Divisional Round Game Recap: San Francisco 49ers 24, Green Bay Packers 21 | NFL News, Rankings and Statistics | NFL

The San Francisco 49ers are heading back to the NFC championship game.  Things looked dicey for the Niners in the second half of this divisional-round bout, but Kyle Shanahan’s squad stuck around to secure a 24-21 win over the Green Bay Packers and advance to their fourth conference championship game in five seasons. It was a back-and-forth affair in Santa…

49ers snapped this sour 31-game streak with fourth-quarter comeback vs. Packers in NFC divisional playoffs | NFL

Getty Images For parts of Saturday’s showdown with the upstart Green Bay Packers, the No. 1-seeded San Francisco 49ers looked as if they might be one-and-done in the playoffs. Quarterback Brock Purdy, in particular, was erratic for much of the night. But…  read more www.cbssports.com

Packers' Matt LaFleur after Jordan Love's two-interception outing vs. 49ers: 'This one's gonna hurt him' | NFL

Riding a four-game winning streak, Packers quarterback Jordan Love again showed flashes of a slam-dunk franchise quarterback on Saturday, but he also reverted with two interceptions in a brutal 24-21 loss to the San Francisco 49ers  read more www.nfl.com

Jones loses 11 yards on mishandled toss from Love | NFL

Green Bay Packers running back Aaron Jones loses 11 yards after mishandling a toss from quarterback Jordan Love and falling on his own fumble.  read more www.nfl.com

NFL playoff injuries for divisional round: Lions TE Sam LaPorta questionable; Bills WR Gabe Davis out again | NFL

Only eight teams are left in the 2024 NFL playoffs with just over three weeks remaining until Super Bowl LVIII. Like every week in the NFL, we’ve got a bevy of injury updates to address with conference championship appearances at stake.  While each remaining team is dealing with injuries, no one has been hit harder than the Buffalo Bills. Head coach…

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