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Bills and Ravens to meet for first time in NFL playoffs

Jan. 14, 2021 2:10 PM EST

BALTIMORE (12-5) at BUFFALO (14-3) Saturday, 8:15 p.m. ET, NBC OPENING LINE - Bills by 3 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Ravens 11-5-1; Bills 11-6 SERIES RECORD - Ravens lead 6-3 LAST MEETING - Ravens beat Bills 24-17 at Orchard Park, New York, on Dec. 8, 2019 LAST WEEK - Ravens beat Titans 20-13, Bills beat Colts 27-24 AP...

Virginia Tech's Aisha Sheppard, bottom, falls after colliding with Louisville's Mykasa Robinson (5) in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021, in Blacksburg, Va. (Matt Gentry/The Roanoke Times via AP, Pool)

The Latest: MLS's Canadian teams to face challenges again

Jan. 13, 2021 6:40 PM EST

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ MLS Players Association executive director Bob Foose says delaying the start of the 2021 season would be the “best solution” for Canadian teams given the pandemic-related border issues. Toronto, Montreal and...

Green Bay Packers' Jared Veldheer (68) and teammates stand on the sideline during the second half of the NFL NFC Championship football game against the San Francisco 49ers Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, in Santa Clara, Calif. Offensive tackle Jared Veldheer is back with the Green Bay Packers, giving him an opportunity to compete in playoff games for different teams on back-to-back weekends. Packers coach Matt LaFleur confirmed Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021, that Veldheer was with the team and would be practicing later that day, making him available for their NFC divisional playoff game Saturday with the Los Angeles Rams (11-6). The 33-year-old Veldheer was the Indianapolis Colts’ starting left tackle for their final two games, including a 27-24 AFC first-round playoff loss to the Buffalo Bills last weekend. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

Packers sign OT Veldheer, who played with Colts last week

Jan. 12, 2021 5:40 PM EST

Offensive tackle Jared Veldheer is back with the Green Bay Packers, giving him an opportunity to compete in playoff games for different teams on back-to-back weekends. Veldheer was with the Packers for Tuesday's practice. The Packers (13-3) are hosting the Los Angeles Rams (11-6) in an NFC divisional playoff game...

FILE - Indianapolis Colts tackle Anthony Castonzo celebrates after making a catch for a touchdown against the New England Patriots during the second half of an NFL football game in Indianapolis, in this Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014, file photo. Catsonzo, the Colts longtime left tackle, announced his retirement Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021. The 32-year-old had been an anchor on Indy's offensive line since he was the No. 22 overall draft pick in 2011. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)

Castonzo announces retirement after injury-filled season

Jan. 12, 2021 4:39 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — When Anthony Castonzo first arrived in Indianapolis in 2011, he figured he'd be a short-timer. He wound up starting at left tackle for the next decade. The Colts' longtime offensive line anchor announced his retirement Tuesday, three days after a postseason loss at Buffalo and less...

Buffalo Bills' Matt Milano (58) and Josh Norman (29) and teammates celebrate after an NFL wild-card playoff football game against the Indianapolis Colts Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021, in Orchard Park, N.Y. The Bills won the game 27-24. (AP Photo/Adrian Kraus)

Bills' bend-but-don't-break defense to be tested by Ravens

Jan. 12, 2021 12:23 AM EST

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — By batting down Philip Rivers’ desperation pass as time ran out to secure Buffalo’s first playoff victory in 25 years, safety Micah Hyde and the defense pushed its bend-but-don’t-break reputation to its limits. It wasn’t pretty, nor easy, Hyde...

Indianapolis Colts' Philip Rivers (17) throws a pass to Jack Doyle for a touchdown during the second half of an NFL wild-card playoff football game against the Buffalo Bills Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

Colts' early end serves as motivation for better run in 2021

Jan. 11, 2021 4:36 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Colts coach Frank Reich figured he'd spend Monday preparing for another game. So did his players. Instead, they started pondering their futures. After winning 11 games and sneaking into the playoffs for the second time since 2015, the Colts took no solace from pushing...

FILE - In this Sept. 29, 2019, file photo, Buffalo Bills offensive coordinator Brian Daboll watches the team warm up for an NFL football game against the New England Patriots in Orchard Park, N.Y. In his 20th NFL season and third in Buffalo, Daboll has transformed a once plodding, run-oriented attack into one of the league’s top passing units. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane, File)

Jets interview Bills' Daboll, Colts' Eberflus, Rams' Staley

Jan. 10, 2021 9:38 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets' quickly growing list of head coaching candidates got quite a bit longer Sunday. Buffalo offensive coordinator Brian Daboll and Indianapolis defensive coordinator Matt Eberflus interviewed remotely with New York a day after their teams squared off in a wild-card playoff...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) throws a pass during the second half of an NFL wild-card playoff football game against the Washington Football Team, Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Brady and Bucs, plus Bills and Rams win NFL wild-card games

Jan. 10, 2021 9:48 AM EST

Old hat for Brady, new thrills for Buffalo. And a defensive gem by the Rams. The first tripleheader of NFL wild-card games saw Tom Brady extend his postseason record for victories to 31 with a 31-23 win for Tampa Bay at Washington on Saturday. Brady was the key to New England winning six Super Bowls and making...

Los Angeles Rams running back Cam Akers reacts after scoring on a 5-yard run against the Seattle Seahawks during the first half of an NFL wild-card playoff football game, Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Scott Eklund)

The Latest: Heinicke starts for Washington vs. Brady, Bucs

Jan. 9, 2021 8:23 PM EST

The Latest on wild-card Saturday in the NFL playoffs (all times EST): 8:20 p.m. Alex Smith is inactive with a calf injury. So Taylor Heinicke is getting his second career NFL start when Washington hosts Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the wild card playoff Saturday night. Heinicke's only other start...

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Philip Rivers (17) reacts during the second half of an NFL wild-card playoff football game against the Buffalo Bills, Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Adrian Kraus)

Colts' comeback bid falls short in 27-24 loss to Bills

Jan. 9, 2021 7:54 PM EST

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Colts coach Frank Reich couldn’t manufacture another comeback in Buffalo. Back in Bills Stadium for the playoffs some 28 years after the former backup quarterback rallied Buffalo to overcome the largest deficit in NFL history, Reich could only watch as Indianapolis fell...