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Allen vs. Mahomes revisited as Bills face Chiefs once more

Jan. 17, 2022 19:18 PM EST

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — A second consecutive postseason matchup pitting Buffalo’s Josh Allen against Kansas City’s Patrick Mahomes seemed almost inevitable after two of the NFL’s top young quarterbacks met in last year’s AFC championship game. The same could not have been...

Eagles have a long way to go to compete for championship

Jan. 17, 2022 17:27 PM EST

The Philadelphia Eagles have a long way to go to compete for a championship despite reaching the playoffs. There’s a large gap between the Eagles (9-9) and teams that advanced past the wild-card round. That was quite evident when the defending Super Bowl champion Buccaneers (14-4)...

Steelers face long-overdue reboot as Roethlisberger exits

Jan. 17, 2022 12:47 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger came back for one more run, wanting a chance for his final performance to not be a lopsided first-round playoff loss. Even with his closest friends gone. Even with a first-year offensive coordinator. Even knowing he'd have an almost completely...

Chiefs open up offense against Pittsburgh, eye Buffalo next

Jan. 17, 2022 12:25 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs had to learn to dink and dunk their way through this entire season, contrary to every instinct of go for broke quarterback Patrick Mahomes, as opposing defenses simply refused to let themselves get beaten deep. You can bet they...

Retirement awaits Roethlisberger after 42-21 loss in KC

Jan. 17, 2022 00:46 AM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger raised some eyebrows ahead of their wild-card game against the defending AFC champion Chiefs on Sunday night when he admitted that “we probably aren't supposed to be here.” Well, he wasn't wrong. ...

Mahomes leads Chiefs to 42-21 wild-card romp over Steelers

Jan. 17, 2022 00:45 AM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Chiefs were going nowhere on offense against Pittsburgh early Sunday night, so coach Andy Reid had wide receiver Mecole Hardman take a shotgun snap and hand off to running back Darrel Williams on a trick play. Their exchange hit the ground, T.J. Watt...

NFL executives want, expect more Black coaches to be hired

Jan. 15, 2022 00:14 AM EST

The NFL has taken several steps to improve diversity among leadership positions, yet Mike Tomlin is the only Black head coach after Brian Flores and David Culley were fired this week. League officials say they want to see immediate improvement. “We’ve been working...

Steelers visit Chiefs with nothing-to-lose playoff attitude

Jan. 14, 2022 17:42 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Mike Tomlin and Ben Roethlisberger are brutally honest about the Steelers' chances of advancing past the wild-card round of the playoffs, especially given the Chiefs humiliated them just a few weeks ago in Arrowhead Stadium. First, the Pittsburgh coach: “I...

Cowboys, 49ers meet again in postseason in wild-card round

Jan. 14, 2022 17:35 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Old playoff foes Dallas and San Francisco haven't met in the postseason since the last of three consecutive NFC championship games in the 1990s. The wild-card meeting Sunday is the first step toward a Super Bowl instead of the last, with Dak Prescott and the...

Denver Broncos' head coach search starts out in the Midwest

Jan. 14, 2022 17:08 PM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos began their search for Vic Fangio's replacement in the Midwest, meeting with Detroit Lions defensive coordinator Aaron Glenn ahead of their trip to Green Bay. Broncos general manager George Paton and a team of executives were meeting...