NFL Playoffs

April 19, 2018 - 8:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Super Bowl champion Philadelphia will host Atlanta to kick off the 2018 NFL season on Thursday night, Sept. 6. Green Bay hosts Chicago in the first Sunday night matchup on Sept. 9, while the Monday nighters on opening weekend feature the New York Jets at Detroit, followed by the Los...
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FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2017, file photo, Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant (88) catches a pass for a touchdown over Washington Redskins cornerback Bashaud Breeland (26) in the second half of an NFL football game, in Arlington, Texas. The Cowboys have released Dez Bryant, deciding salary cap relief with the star receiver's declining production outweighs the risk of him returning to All-Pro form with another team. Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones said in a statement Friday, April 13, 2018, it wasn't an easy decision, but was what the organization believes is in its best interest. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins, File)
April 13, 2018 - 5:10 pm
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dez Bryant never lived up to the big contract he signed with the Dallas Cowboys when he was among the best receivers in the NFL. If the franchise leader in touchdown catches is going to find his 2014 All-Pro form again, it will be with another team. The Cowboys released Bryant...
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FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2017, file photo, Tom Coughlin, Jacksonville Jaguars executive vice president of football operations, right, watches from the sideline during warmups before an NFL preseason football game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Jacksonville, Fla. After making the AFC championship game in January, and leading New England by 10 points in the fourth quarter before losing 24-20, the Jaguars will be a popular pick to win their division and make another run to the Super Bowl. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)
March 27, 2018 - 5:19 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Tom Coughlin had one complaint about his first season back with the Jacksonville Jaguars: Watching games from the press box. "The window in front of me got messed up a few times," Coughlin said Tuesday at the NFL Meetings. The 71-year-old former coach turned fiery executive...
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New England Patriots head football coach Bill Belichick, right, answers a question from a reporter at the coaches breakfast during the NFL owners meetings, Tuesday, March 27, 2018 in Orlando, Fla. (Phelan M. Ebenhack/AP Images for NFL)
March 27, 2018 - 5:15 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the NFL Meetings (all times local): 5 p.m. NFL owners rewrote the rule on using the crown of the helmet, making it a 15-yard penalty to initiate any hit with it. Rich McKay, chairman of the competition committee, called it "a significant change," noting that it...
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FILE - In this Oct. 6, 2017, file photo, Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck throws during NFL football practice in Indianapolis. Andrew Luck is throwing footballs again. Indianapolis Colts coach Frank Reich said Tuesday, March 27, 2018, that Luck has begun to throw as part of the rehab for his surgically repaired shoulder. Luck missed the entire 2017 season because of the injury. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)
March 27, 2018 - 2:17 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Andrew Luck is throwing footballs again. Indianapolis Colts coach Frank Reich said Tuesday that Luck has begun to throw as part of the rehab for his surgically repaired shoulder. Luck missed the entire 2017 season because of the injury. Reich said he hasn't seen Luck in action...
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March 26, 2018 - 6:39 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Some of the non-catches that have prompted debate and a proposal by the NFL's competition committee to rewrite the rules: Bert Emanuel, Buccaneers (2000) — In the NFC championship game at St. Louis, Emanuel appeared to make a fourth-quarter catch to put Tampa Bay in position to...
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File-This jan. 28, 2018, file photo shows AFC quarterback Alex Smith (11), of the Kansas City Chiefs, looking to pass, during the first half of the NFL Pro Bowl football game against the NFC, in Orlando, Fla. The Alex Smith era has begun in Washington as the Redskins completed their trade for the veteran quarterback. Smith joined the Redskins from the Kansas City Chiefs in exchange for a third-round pick and cornerback Kendall Fuller. The deal and Smith’s subsequent four-year contract extension were agreed to in February but couldn’t become official until 4 p.m. EDT Wednesday, March 14, 2018, the start of the new league year. (AP Photo/Steve Nesius, File)
March 20, 2018 - 1:02 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — They have a new quarterback and a new middle linebacker. They've released veterans, traded away one of the top cornerbacks in the league, signed wisely in free agency and loaded up on draft picks. Sounds like a losing franchise trying to turn things around. Try the two-time...
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File- This Dec. 19, 2009, file photo shows New Orleans Saints owner Tom Benson walking on the field before the NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys in New Orleans. Benson, a successful auto dealer who brought the New Orleans Saints their only winning seasons and the "Benson Boogie," has died. Benson, who has also owned the NBA’s New Orleans Pelicans since 2012, was 90. The NFL and NBA teams announced Benson’s death on Thursday, March 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Dave Martin, File)
March 15, 2018 - 9:10 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Tom Benson, a successful auto dealer and longtime owner of the New Orleans Saints who brought the franchise its only winning seasons and the "Benson Boogie," has died. Benson also owned the NBA's New Orleans Pelicans since 2012, but the 90-year-old made his mark in pro sports...
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March 14, 2018 - 9:42 pm
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Aqib Talib and Marcus Peters were laughing and joking like old friends shortly after the start of their first day together at the Los Angeles Rams' training complex. The Rams' opponents might not have that much fun this fall when they face two of the NFL's best pass...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, file photo, Minnesota Vikings quarterback Case Keenum throws during the first half of the NFL football NFC championship game against the Philadelphia Eagles in Philadelphia. Keenum plans to sign with Denver when free agency opens Wednesday, March 14, ESPN reported early Tuesday. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
March 14, 2018 - 6:37 pm
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Case Keenum is joining his fifth team in five years and the Denver Broncos are turning to their fifth quarterback since Peyton Manning retired 24 months ago. General manager John Elway called Keenum "a great fit for us" after the sixth-year pro parlayed a breakout year in...
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