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Arizona State hires Billick as offensive analyst

Jan. 24, 2022 21:32 PM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona State has hired former Baltimore Ravens coach Brian Billick as an offensive analyst and adviser to coach Herm Edwards. “I have known Brian since the 1980s and he is a person whom I completely trust,” Edwards said in a statement on Monday. "He has...

Titans challenge: Winning in playoffs after blowing top seed

Jan. 24, 2022 18:25 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have taken big steps in four seasons with coach Mike Vrabel reaching an AFC championship game and earning back-to-back AFC South titles along with a No. 1 seed. Next up? Figuring out how to win again in the postseason if...

Daboll gets 2nd interview for Giants job, Quinn, his first

Jan. 24, 2022 17:28 PM EST

Buffalo Bills offensive coordinator Brian Daboll is getting a second interview for the vacant New York Giants head coaching job before some candidates have gotten a chance for a first meeting. The Giants confirmed on Monday that Daboll will meet with co-owners John Mara and Steve...

With or without Brady, Bucs roster will have different look

Jan. 24, 2022 17:13 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — One thing Tom Brady certainly recognizes as he takes time to ponder his future: The Buccaneers roster next season figures to look a lot different — with or without the seven-time Super Bowl winner. Unlike last spring when the Bucs defied the odds by retaining...

Burrow keeps going down, but Bengals keep moving on

Jan. 24, 2022 15:59 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — Joe Burrow took another beating against the top-seeded Tennessee Titans in the divisional round of the playoffs on Saturday. However, he still managed to push and will the Cincinnati Bengals to within one game of the Super Bowl. Now Burrow is faced...

Even winning coach Andy Reid questions NFL's overtime setup

Jan. 24, 2022 15:37 PM EST

Even the winning coach, in this case Andy Reid, is questioning the NFL's overtime setup. One day after Reid's Chiefs won the OT coin toss, then marched downfield for Travis Kelce's 8-yard touchdown reception to end an epic divisional round game with Buffalo, Reid recognized how...

Poised and confident, Mahomes has KC back in AFC title game

Jan. 24, 2022 14:19 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — You could spend about a year describing the frantic two minutes that led to overtime between the Bills and Chiefs on Sunday night, when Kansas City rallied for a heart-pounding 42-36 victory to reach its fourth consecutive AFC title game. Or you could use...

Bills add '13 Seconds' to history of heartbreaking losses

Jan. 24, 2022 14:16 PM EST

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — After “Wide Right" and “Music City Miracle," the Buffalo Bills begin the offseason adding a new entry into their history of playoff heartbreak: “13 Seconds.” That’s how much time separated the Bills from securing the next step in their Super Bowl...

Bills fight valiantly in another playoff loss in Kansas City

Jan. 24, 2022 00:05 AM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Josh Allen walked off the field inside Arrowhead Stadium a year ago juggling the disappointment of an AFC tile game loss to the Chiefs with a profound sense of optimism about the future of his up-and-coming Buffalo Bills. There was nothing but soul-crushing...

Chiefs rally past Buffalo 42-36 in OT in wild playoff game

Jan. 23, 2022 23:27 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — In a never-say-die showdown between two of the NFL’s top teams, and two of its bright young quarterbacks, the Bills and Chiefs played a classic Sunday night decided by one of them calling tails and the other making him pay for it. Josh Allen’s decision...