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    Gumbo rift in past, according to Peters, Payton


    Rams cornerback Marcus Peters took exception to a comment from Saints coach Sean Payton after the teams met earlier this season, but they spoke highly of each other Wednesday in advance of Sunday's NFC Championship...

    Rams cornerback Marcus Peters took exception to a comment from Saints coach Sean Payton after the teams met earlier this season, but they spoke highly of each other Wednesday in advance of Sunday's NFC Championship Game.

    Underdogs? Patriots dare to 'Bet Against Us'


    The Patriots know they are underdogs heading into Sunday's AFC Championship Game against the Chiefs, and they're jumping on the opportunity to take...

    The Patriots know they are underdogs heading into Sunday's AFC Championship Game against the Chiefs, and they're jumping on the opportunity to take advantage.

    Ex-NFLer Martin to go to trial over social post


    Former Dolphins offensive lineman Jonathan Martin will have to go to trial to face felony charges resulting from a threatening post on his Instagram...

    Former Dolphins offensive lineman Jonathan Martin will have to go to trial to face felony charges resulting from a threatening post on his Instagram account.

    Jaguars' Marrone encouraged by Fournette talk


    Jaguars coach Doug Marrone said Wednesday that the meeting he had last week with running back Leonard Fournette to clear the air was a productive...

    Jaguars coach Doug Marrone said Wednesday that the meeting he had last week with running back Leonard Fournette to clear the air was a productive one.

    Lions turn to Bevell to help turn around offense


    Darrell Bevell joins the Lions after serving as offensive coordinator of the Seahawks from...

    Darrell Bevell joins the Lions after serving as offensive coordinator of the Seahawks from 2011-17.

    49ers' Goodwin absence over wife's loss of twins


    Wide receiver Marquise Goodwin and his wife, Morgan Goodwin-Snow, released a video on their YouTube channel explaining that they again had gone through the anguish of losing unborn...

    Wide receiver Marquise Goodwin and his wife, Morgan Goodwin-Snow, released a video on their YouTube channel explaining that they again had gone through the anguish of losing unborn children.

    'Damn, that's a nice jump': How Matt LaFleur went from Ashland to NFL


    The story of LaFleur's rise isn't merely about how he got one of the most coveted jobs in sports, but rather how he ended up in the NFL in the first...

    The story of LaFleur's rise isn't merely about how he got one of the most coveted jobs in sports, but rather how he ended up in the NFL in the first place.

    Biggest looming free-agent decisions for all 32 NFL teams


    Could Clay Matthews move on from Green Bay? Will the Texans bring back Tyrann Mathieu? Here are the questions facing every...

    Could Clay Matthews move on from Green Bay? Will the Texans bring back Tyrann Mathieu? Here are the questions facing every team.

    Patrick Mahomes inherited clutch gene from his major league dad


    Can the Chiefs quarterback remain composed as the postseason stages get bigger? His family history might give him a distinct...

    Can the Chiefs quarterback remain composed as the postseason stages get bigger? His family history might give him a distinct advantage.

    Bill Belichick not interested in making road struggles a hot topic


    As the Patriots prepare to play in one of the toughest road venues in the NFL for the AFC title, Bill Belichick says road woes aren't a...

    As the Patriots prepare to play in one of the toughest road venues in the NFL for the AFC title, Bill Belichick says road woes aren't a concern.

    Chiefs' pass rush will get ultimate test from Tom Brady


    One thing the Chiefs could rely on from their defense is rushing the passer. Facing Brady and the Patriots, they'll need it more than...

    One thing the Chiefs could rely on from their defense is rushing the passer. Facing Brady and the Patriots, they'll need it more than ever.

    The best and worst free-agent signings of 2018


    Where would the Saints be if Drew Brees had tested the free-agent market instead of re-signing? Here are the deals that exceeded or fell short of...

    Where would the Saints be if Drew Brees had tested the free-agent market instead of re-signing? Here are the deals that exceeded or fell short of expectations.

    Kyler Murray declares for the NFL draft: Everything you need to know


    Murray has declared for the NFL draft. Can he still play baseball? What are the key dates to pay attention to? Here's what you need to...

    Murray has declared for the NFL draft. Can he still play baseball? What are the key dates to pay attention to? Here's what you need to know.

    Sunday felt like Nick Foles' goodbye to Philly


    The Eagles quarterback didn't want to elaborate on the likelihood he's headed elsewhere, preferring instead to savor his Philadelphia...

    The Eagles quarterback didn't want to elaborate on the likelihood he's headed elsewhere, preferring instead to savor his Philadelphia moment.

    Barnwell: Welcome to the most exciting NFL final four ever


    The Patriots-Chiefs and Rams-Saints matchups could be instant classics. Let's run through eight notable reasons...

    The Patriots-Chiefs and Rams-Saints matchups could be instant classics. Let's run through eight notable reasons why.

    Andrew Luck in good spirits after 'fulfilling' comeback season


    With shoulder woes behind him and a talented roster surrounding him, Indy's QB enters what should be a relaxing offseason excited about the...

    With shoulder woes behind him and a talented roster surrounding him, Indy's QB enters what should be a relaxing offseason excited about the future.

    NFL rookie report: Judging the 2018 draftees


    With one season under their belts, it's time to take a look at the rookies. Which draftees excelled and which...

    With one season under their belts, it's time to take a look at the rookies. Which draftees excelled and which faltered?

    Our picks for rookies of the year and the league's all-rookie team


    Baker Mayfield revitalized the Browns. Another first-year player led the league in tackles. They're among our best rookies for the...

    Baker Mayfield revitalized the Browns. Another first-year player led the league in tackles. They're among our best rookies for the season.

    Playoff overreactions and big questions for AFC, NFC title games


    Can the Patriots dominate on the road? Should Dallas be searching for a new coach? We have the looming questions facing this weekend's winners and...

    Can the Patriots dominate on the road? Should Dallas be searching for a new coach? We have the looming questions facing this weekend's winners and losers.

    Resetting the NFL playoff bracket: Early projections and more


    The Super Bowl LIII race is down to the Chiefs, Patriots, Rams and Saints. Here's everything you need to know about the conference championship...

    The Super Bowl LIII race is down to the Chiefs, Patriots, Rams and Saints. Here's everything you need to know about the conference championship games.

    MVP, top rookies and other award winners in each division


    Some postseason awards are easy to pick -- Defensive Player of the Year in the NFC West? It's easily Rams DT Aaron Donald. Other awards? Wide...

    Some postseason awards are easy to pick -- Defensive Player of the Year in the NFC West? It's easily Rams DT Aaron Donald. Other awards? Wide open.