NFL Playoffs

Minnesota Vikings' Case Keenum reacts on the bench during the second half of the NFL football NFC championship game against the Philadelphia Eagles Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
January 22, 2018 - 7:49 pm
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — The lilt in Case Keenum's voice was missing as he spoke about the end of the Minnesota Vikings' season in a softer-than-usual tone. His eyes misted over, Keenum carefully maintained enough composure to keep his voice from cracking. There was no hiding the hurt from the...
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New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski (87) is hit by Jacksonville Jaguars safety Barry Church (42) as he breaks up a pass during the first half of the AFC championship NFL football game, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
January 22, 2018 - 7:39 pm
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — In the two-week run-up to the Super Bowl, the New England Patriots will face plenty of questions about two things critical to the team's success: Tom Brady's right hand and Rob Gronkowski's head. Brady answered most of the concerns about whether the hand injury would hinder...
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Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles celebrates a touchdown run by running back Leonard Fournette during the first half of the AFC championship NFL football game against the New England Patriots, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
January 22, 2018 - 5:43 pm
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars won't shock anyone next season. A day after a disappointing loss to New England in the AFC championship game, players packed up their belongings and headed into the offseason. They carried with them more hope than heartache. The Jaguars were one of...
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Philadelphia Eagles coach Doug Pederson, left, and and injured quarterback Carson Wentz, right, hug near the end of the Eagles' 38-7 win over the Minnesota Vikings during the NFC championship NFL football game Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Philadelphia. (David Maialetti/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)
January 22, 2018 - 5:17 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Using a cane to walk on his surgically repaired left knee, Carson Wentz celebrated a victory with his teammates that many thought the Philadelphia Eagles couldn't secure without him. Wentz led them to a division title. Nick Foles is taking them to the Super Bowl. Losing Wentz in...
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January 22, 2018 - 8:32 am
NFL-CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIP GAMES Pats returning to Super Bowl...Eagles blast Vikings to reach Super Bowl UNDATED (AP) — The New England Patriots are heading back to the Super Bowl for the eighth time since Tom Brady took over as quarterback during the 2001 season. And the Philadelphia Eagles have...
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January 22, 2018 - 3:25 am
PRO FOOTBALL Tom Brady and the New England Patriots are going back to the Super Bowl in search of a sixth title. They'll face a Philadelphia Eagles team looking for their first Lombardi Trophy. Brady led the Patriots (15-3) back from a 10-point, fourth-quarter deficit to beat the Jacksonville...
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Philadelphia Eagles coach Doug Pederson looks out over the crowd as confetti falls after the team's 38-7 win over the Minnesota Vikings during the NFC championship NFL football game Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Philadelphia. (David Maialetti/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)
January 22, 2018 - 12:03 am
SCOREBOARD Sunday, Feb. 4 Philadelphia vs New England, 6:30 p.m. EST. Tom Brady and the New England Patriots are going back to the Super Bowl in search of a sixth title. They'll face a Philadelphia Eagles team looking for their first Lombardi Trophy. The Patriots will try to match the Pittsburgh...
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Philadelphia Eagles' Nick Foles celebrates after the NFL football NFC championship game against the Minnesota Vikings Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Philadelphia. The Eagles won 38-7 to advance to Super Bowl LII. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
January 21, 2018 - 11:53 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — With one quarter remaining, Eagles players on the field and sideline already were dancing. A bit later, after their stunning and resounding 38-7 rout of the Minnesota Vikings earned them the NFC championship, they listened as nearly 70,000 made the Linc shake with "Fly Eagles...
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New England Patriots cornerback Stephon Gilmore (24) breaks up a pass intended for Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Dede Westbrook (12) during the second half of the AFC championship NFL football game, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)
January 21, 2018 - 11:31 pm
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — So many times during the Patriots' run of success over the past two decades, the defense was watching as Tom Brady sealed another victory. In Sunday's 24-20 AFC championship victory over the Jacksonville , the defense got its chance to secure the Patriots' record 10th Super...
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