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Clark Hunt, part owner, chairman and CEO of the Kansas City Chiefs, left, celebrates with Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid after the NFL AFC Championship football game against the Tennessee Titans Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, in Kansas City, MO. The Chiefs won 35-24 to advance to Super Bowl 54. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga)

Mahomes gives Reid best hope to win that elusive Super Bowl

Jan. 20, 2020 2:09 AM EST

Andy Reid revitalized the Kansas City Chiefs the same way he did with the Philadelphia Eagles. He's one win away from finishing the job. The only thing missing from Reid's impressive resume is a Super Bowl title. He is seventh on the career wins list and every coach ahead of him has a championship. Thanks to...

FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2018, file photo, Philadelphia Eagles' Nick Foles catches a touchdown pass during the first half of the NFL Super Bowl 52 football game against the New England Patriots, in Minneapolis. Coaches aren't shy about drawing up trick plays that let quarterbacks use their hands for more than throwing a football. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)

More quarterbacks are using their hands to catches passes

Jan. 10, 2020 7:09 PM EST

Tom Brady tried it. Nick Foles perfected it. More quarterbacks are doing it. Catching passes isn't just for wide receivers, tight ends and running backs anymore. Coaches aren't shy about drawing up trick plays that let quarterbacks use their hands for more than throwing a football. Foles has the most famous catch...

Seattle Seahawks' Jadeveon Clowney (90) hits Philadelphia Eagles' Carson Wentz (11) during the first half of an NFL wild-card playoff football game, Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

NFL doctor calls Wentz 'heroic' for reporting concussion

Jan. 9, 2020 7:18 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The NFL's chief medical officer called Carson Wentz “heroic” for reporting his concussion during Philadelphia's playoff loss and disputed the notion the league's system failed the Eagles quarterback. “I think what Carson Wentz did is heroic and should be highlighted...

Eagles fire offensive coaches Mike Groh, Carson Walch

Jan. 9, 2020 2:12 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles have fired offensive coordinator Mike Groh and wide receivers coach Carson Walch. Coach Doug Pederson made the announcement on Thursday, one day after he said both coaches were returning. Pederson issued a statement saying he wanted to inform the coaches first. ...

FILE - In this Aug. 15, 2019, file photo, Philadelphia Eagles defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz watches from the sideline during the second half of an NFL preseason football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars, in Jacksonville, Fla. Eagles defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz, who had a five-season run as Detroit's coach, is interviewing Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020, with the Cleveland Browns. Schwartz is the sixth candidate to meet with the Browns, who are once again looking for a coach after another disappointing, losing season.(AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)

Browns continue coaching search, interview Eagles' Schwartz

Jan. 8, 2020 3:38 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Jim Schwartz began his NFL career as a gofer with the Browns. If he comes back, he can boss people around. The Philadelphia Eagles' defensive coordinator, who started out as a scout and errand runner under coach Bill Belichick in Cleveland, interviewed Wednesday to be the Browns' next...

Philadelphia Eagles tight end Zach Ertz speaks with members of the media at the NFL football team's practice facility in Philadelphia, Monday, Jan. 6, 2020. The Eagles ended their season with a 17-9 loss to the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Carson Wentz led injury-depleted Eagles until he couldn't

Jan. 6, 2020 6:50 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carson Wentz helped the Philadelphia Eagles overcome one injury after another until he ended up on the sideline. A season that began with Super Bowl expectations ended early because most of the players who gave Philadelphia reason to have championship hopes were injured. Forty-year-old...

Seattle Seahawks' Jadeveon Clowney (90) hits Philadelphia Eagles' Carson Wentz (11) during the first half of an NFL wild-card playoff football game, Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Eagles wonder 'what if?' after Wentz knocked out with injury

Jan. 6, 2020 9:46 AM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carson Wentz waited four years to make his first playoff start. The Eagles' franchise QB took only eight snaps before he ended another postseason on the sidelines. Wentz was speared in the back of the head on a helmet-to-helmet hit from Seahawks defensive end Jadeveon Clowney — a...

Seattle Seahawks' Bradley McDougald reacts after tackling Philadelphia Eagles' Boston Scott during the second half of an NFL wild-card playoff football game, Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)

Wilson leads Seahawks past Eagles 17-9

Jan. 5, 2020 9:17 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jadeveon Clowney knocked out Carson Wentz. Then, Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks knocked off the Philadelphia Eagles. Wilson threw a 53-yard touchdown pass to DK Metcalf, Marshawn Lynch had a rushing score and the Seahawks beat the Eagles 17-9 in the wild-card round of the NFC...

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady passes against the Buffalo Bills in the first half of an NFL football game, Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Titans-Patriots get prime-time spotlight for wild-card games

Jan. 3, 2020 5:19 PM EST

The Patriots have been compared to a sporting dynasty and to Palpatine's Evil Empire. Regardless of which is true, there's no denying that New England enters these playoffs more vulnerable than in quite a few years. One thing we've learned since Tom Brady went from 199th draft pick to dominant NFL figure is not...

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz wipes down his helmet at the NFL football team's practice facility in Philadelphia, Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020. The Seattle Seahawks travel to Philadelphia to play the Eagles in an NFC wild-card matchup on Sunday. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Eagle's Carson Wentz to make postseason debut vs. Seahawks

Jan. 2, 2020 6:42 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carson Wentz was forced to watch from the sideline as Nick Foles became a local legend, leading the Philadelphia Eagles to the franchise's first Super Bowl title two years ago. Wentz was a spectator again last season when Foles rallied the Eagles to three straight wins, an unlikely...