NFL Playoffs

FILE - At left, in a Dec. 2, 2018, file photo, Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) passes against the Oakland Raiders during an NFL football game in Oakland, Calif. At right , also in a Dec. 2, 2018, file photo, Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck (12) throws a pass against the Jacksonville Jaguars during the first half of an NFL football game in Jacksonville, Fla. The Colts play the Chiefs in a divisional playoff game on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019. (AP Photo/File)
January 12, 2019 - 1:33 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Given the postseason history involving Indianapolis and Kansas City over the years, Andrew Luck and the Colts have every reason to feel confident heading to Arrowhead Stadium on Saturday. The Chiefs have every reason to believe they're due. Four times the teams have met in...
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FILE - In this June 5, 2017, file photo, Miami Dolphins associate head coach/special teams coordinator Darren Rizzi gestures as he speaks after an NFL football practice, in Davie, Fla. Rizzi is the fifth candidate to interview for their head coaching job. Rizzi joined the Miami staff in 2009 and has won the endorsement of such current and former Dolphins as Jason Taylor, Brian Hartline, Kiko Alonso and Kenyan Drake. He has been special teams coordinator since 2011 and has also been associate head coach since 2017. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)
January 11, 2019 - 5:16 pm
MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Dolphins are turning to their AFC East nemesis for help. New England Patriots linebackers coach Brian Flores is a finalist in the Dolphins' coaching search, a person familiar with the decision said Friday, and they're expected to offer him the job when his team's postseason...
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New Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Bruce Arians smiles as he is introduced during a news conference Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
January 10, 2019 - 6:11 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tampa Bay's bid to lure Bruce Arians out of retirement and back to the NFL included a pitch from baseball manager Joe Maddon. The 66-year-old coach grew up in York, Pennsylvania, not far from Maddon's hometown of Hazelton. He and the Chicago Cubs skipper have grown close since...
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FILE - In this Oct. 1, 2017, file photo, Los Angeles Rams' Todd Gurley, left, and Dallas Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott, right, swap jerseys after an NFL football game, in Arlington, Texas. Gurley is a big football fan, and Elliott is one of his favorite players. The good feelings are mutual heading into the Cowboys' playoff visit to the Rams and a showdown between the NFL's two premiere running backs. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth, File)
January 09, 2019 - 8:58 pm
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Todd Gurley roots for running backs when he watches football. A playoff duel between arguably the two best ball-carriers in the NFL would be irresistible to him as a fan. Gurley won't be watching the Los Angeles Rams' playoff game against the Dallas Cowboys from his...
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Philadelphia Eagles players celebrate after Chicago Bears kicker Cody Parkey misses a field goal in the final minute during the second half of an NFL wild-card playoff football game Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019, in Chicago. The Eagles won 16-15. (AP Photo/David Banks)
January 07, 2019 - 6:57 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Cody Parkey got an excuse he probably won't use. Parkey's missed 43-yard field goal in the final seconds that gave the Philadelphia Eagles a 16-15 upset win over the Chicago Bears in Sunday's wild-card playoff game was officially ruled a block by the NFL. Video showed...
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Chicago Bears kicker Cody Parkey (1) watches as he misses a field goal in the final minute during the second half of an NFL wild-card playoff football game against the Philadelphia Eagles Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019, in Chicago. The Eagles won 16-15. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
January 07, 2019 - 6:23 pm
The NFL's strong regular season of TV ratings continued into its opening weekend of the postseason. The league said on Monday that there was an average of 28.4 million viewers for the four wild-card round games, which is a 12 percent increase over last year. The Philadelphia Eagles game against the...
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Jim Beach, from left, Roger Taylor, Brian May, Rami Malek and Graham King pose in the press room at the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
January 07, 2019 - 3:59 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Preliminary figures from Nielsen show that Sunday night's Golden Globes were watched by 18.6 million viewers, a slight drop from the 19.1 million that tuned in last year. The NBC broadcast dipped despite an enviable lead-in from the nail-biter NFL Wild Card game between the...
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Philadelphia Eagles head coach Doug Pederson talks after an NFL wild-card playoff football game against the Chicago Bears Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019, in Chicago. The Eagles won 16-15. (AP Photo/David Banks)
January 07, 2019 - 4:15 am
CHICAGO (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles were desperately seeking a lift with little time left to save their season. Nick Foles came through for the defending Super Bowl champions. And he did it just in time. Foles threw a 2-yard touchdown pass to Golden Tate on fourth down in the final minute, and...
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Los Angeles Chargers defensive end Melvin Ingram (54) celebrates after sacking Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson in the second half of an NFL wild card playoff football game, Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Gail Burton)
January 06, 2019 - 4:36 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers kept Lamar Jackson grounded, and by the time the rookie got the passing game going it was too late for the Baltimore Ravens. Michael Badgley kicked five field goals, and Los Angeles harassed and hounded Jackson during a 23-17 victory Sunday in the opening...
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Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott (4) celebrates his first down near the goal line against the Seattle Seahawks during the second half of the NFC wild-card NFL football game in Arlington, Texas, Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins)
January 06, 2019 - 12:18 am
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Dak Prescott saw an opening up the middle, then three defenders between him and the first down. The Dallas quarterback found a way to get there, and get his first playoff victory two years after a sensational rookie season ended in disappointment. Ezekiel Elliott rushed for...
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