Latest NFL Playoffs News

Rematch: Lightning, Panthers set to meet again in playoffs

May. 16, 2022 15:06 PM EDT

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — The two-time defending Stanley Cup champions on one side. The Presidents’ Trophy winners on the other. Franchises separated by just a couple hundred miles of highway. And two teams that don’t like each other very much. Tampa Bay and Florida. For the state...

AP source: Packers CB Alexander agrees to contract extension

May. 16, 2022 12:54 PM EDT

Green Bay Packers cornerback Jaire Alexander has agreed to terms on a four-year, $84 million contract extension with a $30 million signing bonus, a person familiar with the deal tells The Associated Press. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the extension hasn’t...

Rams to host Bills to open NFL season; Broncos at Seattle

May. 12, 2022 20:34 PM EDT

To the Super Bowl winner goes the spoils of opening the entire schedule at home. So the Los Angeles Rams will host the Buffalo Bills on Thursday night, Sept. 8, to begin the 2022 season. It's a juicy matchup of the team generally considered the title favorite by...

Slime Time: Nickelodeon to broadcast Christmas Day NFL game

May. 10, 2022 11:57 AM EDT

Call it a slime-time matchup: The NFL game on Christmas Day between the Denver Broncos and Los Angeles Rams will be broadcast by Nickelodeon. The network, which previously televised two playoff games, and CBS will handle TV duties on Dec. 25 at 4:30 p.m. EST. The Super Bowl champion...

Titans use 6 of 9 draft picks on offense to help Tannehill

Apr. 30, 2022 21:27 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans say they need to be excellent around Ryan Tannehill to help their quarterback take them on the deep postseason run they've missed since the 2019 season. How big a step they've taken this offseason remains to be seen. They certainly did...

Multiple early picks should help Packers find receivers

Apr. 22, 2022 11:58 AM EDT

22, 28. GREEN BAY PACKERS (13-5) LAST SEASON: The Packers won a third straight NFC North title and owned the conference’s No. 1 playoff seed, but lost 13-10 to the San Francisco 49ers in the divisional round. Aaron Rodgers earned a second straight MVP award and threw 20 touchdown...

Kyler Murray's tiff with Cardinals clouds long-term plan

Apr. 22, 2022 11:57 AM EDT

23. Arizona Cardinals (11-6) LAST SEASON: The Cardinals looked like one of the best teams in the NFL through the first few months of the season, winning their first seven games and improving to 10-2. Then came the collapse. Arizona lost four of its final five games, dropping from the...

Jimmy Garoppolo expects to be ready for training camp

Apr. 21, 2022 18:25 PM EDT

Jimmy Garoppolo expects his shoulder to be ready for training camp — wherever that may be. Garoppolo told the AP Pro Football Podcast on Thursday that his rehab is going well and it’s helping him deal with uncertainty surrounding his future with the San Francisco 49ers. ...

Quarterback Derek Carr gets 3-year extension from Raiders

Apr. 13, 2022 16:18 PM EDT

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Through a season of turmoil, Derek Carr performed at his best. So the Las Vegas Raiders have given the veteran quarterback a three-year contract extension. The extension is worth $121.5 million, a person with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press,...

Bisaccia's new challenge: ending Packers' special-teams woes

Apr. 12, 2022 17:52 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — New Green Bay Packers special teams coordinator Rich Bisaccia has shown he’s capable of doing the improbable. He took over as Las Vegas interim head coach following Jon Gruden’s midseason exit last fall and steered the Raiders to their first playoff...