NFL Playoffs

Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson, left, is swarmed by Denver Broncos defenders during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
December 14, 2019 - 1:03 pm
The Houston Texans have won the AFC South three times in coach Bill O'Brien's five seasons, and they have led or shared the divisional lead all but three weeks this season. Adding a fourth title to that list means going through the franchise the Texans replaced in Houston. The Tennessee Titans last...
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Baltimore Ravens defensive end Jihad Ward, center, is congratulated by teammates after recovering a fumble by New York Jets quarterback Sam Darnold, not visible, during the second half of an NFL football game, Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
December 13, 2019 - 2:48 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — Seven-time Pro Bowl guard Marshal Yanda owns a Super Bowl ring and has played on several excellent teams with the Baltimore Ravens, including seven that won at least 10 games and three that reached the AFC championship game. In his estimation, the current edition of the Ravens top...
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Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson (8) scrambles for yardage against the New York Jets during the first half of an NFL football game, Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Gail Burton)
December 13, 2019 - 3:07 am
BALTIMORE (AP) — Only minutes removed from watching his team roll to its 10th consecutive victory, coach John Harbaugh showed up to the post-game news conference wearing a white hat proclaiming Baltimore to be AFC North champions. No small accomplishment, winning that tough division two years in a...
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FILE - In this Nov. 24, 2019, file photo, Buffalo Bills middle linebacker Tremaine Edmunds (49) prepares for the snap against the Denver Broncos during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game, in Orchard Park, N.Y. Ferrell and Felicia Edmunds can't lose. Nor can they be prouder when the Pittsburgh Steelers host the Buffalo Bills on Sunday night, Dec. 15. It's a game that will feature all three of the Edmunds' sons _ the Steelers' Terrell and Trey Edmunds and the Bills' Tremaine _ facing off against each other. (AP Photo/Adrian Kraus, File)
December 11, 2019 - 7:52 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Felicia Edmunds would rouse her three preteen boys from bed hours before school — and even on vacation — to put them through a rigorous daily workout of long runs and suicide sprints. If Trey, Terrell and Tremaine Edmunds aspired to one day play in the NFL, Felicia's phys-...
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San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo (10) passes in the first half an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints in New Orleans, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
December 09, 2019 - 3:03 am
Jimmy G. seems to be heating up just as Tom Terrific appears to be slowing down Bouncing back from a close loss a week earlier, the San Francisco 49ers went out and took over the No. 1 playoff seeding in the NFC by coming back on the road to edge Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints 48-46 on...
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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady appeals to down judge Patrick Holt that wide receiver N'Keal Harry had scored a touchdown in the second half of an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019, in Foxborough, Mass. Harry was ruled out of bounds before he crossed the goal line. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
December 09, 2019 - 2:41 am
It might be freezing in New England. That won't stop the sharks from circling around Foxborough. Criticism of the Patriots is more fair right now than usual. They have lost two in a row, not looking like a championship team in either defeat. For sure, at 42 Tom Brady has taken a step backward,...
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Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson (8) celebrates a 61-yard touchdown play with Marshal Yanda during the second half of an NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills in Orchard Park, N.Y., Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019. (AP Photo/John Munson)
December 08, 2019 - 6:58 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Coach John Harbaugh happily discovered it's going to take more than clinching a second consecutive playoff berth to impress Lamar Jackson and the Baltimore Ravens. Whether it's the sign of a team stinging from the memories of last year's AFC wild-card playoff loss to the...
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El pateador de los 49ers de San Francisco Robbie Gould celebra tras anotar el gol de campo que le dio el triunfo a su equipo sobre los Saints de Nueva Orleans el domingo ocho de diciembre del 2019. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
December 08, 2019 - 6:54 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Jimmy Garoppolo decisively delivered a fourth-down pass to George Kittle with time running out, and the veteran tight end vigorously galloped up the sideline, seemingly embracing an opportunity to defiantly jerk his head back and forth as a Saints defender grabbed his face mask...
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Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield (6) rushes for a 7-yard touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)
December 08, 2019 - 6:35 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns can't even win without some kind of theatrics,. And, once again, Odell Beckham is in the middle of the latest drama. Nick Chubb ran for 106 yards — 99 after halftime — and Baker Mayfield and Kareem Hunt had rushing touchdowns as Cleveland kept its faint hopes alive...
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San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo (10) passes in the first half an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints in New Orleans, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
December 08, 2019 - 5:08 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Jimmy Garoppolo passed for 349 yards and four touchdowns, Robbie Gould kicked a 30-yard field goal as time expired, and the San Francisco 49ers pulled out a 48-46 victory over the New Orleans Saints on Sunday. Garoppolo's clutch completion to tight end George Kittle for a 39-yard...
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