Latest NFL Playoffs News

QB Joe Flacco set for second start as Browns meet Jaguars with AFC playoff ramifications

Dec. 07, 2023 20:24 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Joe Flacco has gone from the couch to contention. Signed three weeks ago by Cleveland as emergency protection when quarterback Deshaun Watson was lost with a season-ending shoulder injury, Flacco has a chance to get the Browns into the playoffs — a scenario not...

Chargers host Broncos seeking eighth straight win by home team in AFC West rivalry

Dec. 07, 2023 18:28 PM EST

DENVER (6-6) at LOS ANGELES CHARGERS (5-7) Sunday, 4:25 p.m. EST, CBS BETTING LINE: Chargers by 2 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Broncos 5-6-1; Chargers 5-7. SERIES RECORD: Broncos lead 70-55-1. ...

49ers and Eagles head into NFC title game rematch focused on reversing last season's disappointment

Nov. 29, 2023 10:32 AM EST

Inside the Numbers dives into NFL statistics, streaks and trends each week. For more Inside the Numbers, head here. ___ The Philadelphia Eagles and San Francisco 49ers haven't let last season's postseason disappointment become a hangover in 2023. Both...

Denver Broncos are relevant heading into December for the first time since 2016

Nov. 27, 2023 15:36 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — For the first time in seven seasons, the Denver Broncos will head into December with a winning record, something that seemed unfathomable when they stumbled to a 1-5 start. In their first month under Sean Payton, the Broncos (6-5) lost three games at home to underdogs...

Surprising season has Indianapolis Colts in the playoff conversation as the bye week arrives

Nov. 16, 2023 15:11 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts opened this season seemingly content to rebuild behind a first-time head coach and a rookie quarterback. Their top rusher was hurt and mired in an ugly contract dispute and their defensive leader was taking limited snaps. Inside the team...

Bills fire offensive coordinator Ken Dorsey after sloppy loss to Denver drops team to 5-5

Nov. 14, 2023 18:15 PM EST

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Witnessing a troubling surge in turnovers and a worrisome drop in quarterback Josh Allen's confidence provided Buffalo Bills coach Sean McDermott little choice but to fire offensive coordinator Ken Dorsey on Tuesday. The move came 10 weeks into the season...

Cowboys have to believe they can reach the NFC championship game. Because results show they can't

Nov. 06, 2023 15:06 PM EST

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys already have lost to both teams from last season's NFC championship game. With nine games to go, they are left with maintaining hope they can go that deep in the playoffs for the first time since the 1995 season. ...

Inconsistent Bills have already surpassed last season's loss total

Nov. 06, 2023 01:36 AM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Buffalo Bills entered their prime-time matchup with the Cincinnati Bengals holding an early playoff spot in the AFC. Another inconsistent offensive performance in a 24-18 loss Sunday night dropped the Bills (5-4) out of postseason position — and gave them...

Still a long way to go for the Giants after ending 4-game losing streak with win against Commanders

Oct. 23, 2023 15:48 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants finally played a game that reminded people of the team that went to the playoffs a year ago, ending a five-year postseason drought. In beating the Washington Commanders 14-7 on Sunday, the Giants did just enough to win. ...

NFC South lead on the line when first-place Buccaneers host division rival Falcons

Oct. 19, 2023 18:36 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The surest path to the playoffs is a division championship, which isn’t a far-fetched goal if you’re part of the less-than-imposing NFC South. Tampa Bay won with a losing record last season, and the first-place Buccaneers (3-2) haven’t exactly been a...