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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady leaves the field after losing an NFL wild-card playoff football game to the Tennessee Titans, Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Tom Brady headliner even in the Super Bowl he's sitting out

Jan. 21, 2020 3:18 AM EST

Tom Brady is sitting out the Super Bowl for the first time since the Denver Broncos walloped him 23 times in the AFC championship four years ago, sending a hobbled Peyton Manning to the big game for his final hurrah. Still, Brady's all the buzz even as the Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers prepare for...

San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan celebrates with his dad, Mike, after the NFL NFC Championship football game against the Green Bay Packers Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, in Santa Clara, Calif. The 49ers won 37-20 to advance to Super Bowl 54 against the Kansas City Chiefs. (AP Photo/Matt York)

Mostert lifts 49ers to Super Bowl with 37-20 win vs Packers

Jan. 19, 2020 11:34 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Coach Kyle Shanahan received the NFC championship trophy from his Super Bowl-winning father Mike and raised it to the sky. The San Francisco 49ers have gone on a surprising journey from No. 2 pick in the draft to one of the last two teams standing. They have one of the most...

Helmets for the Kansas City Chiefs and the Tennessee Titans are displayed during a news conference for this weeks NFL conference championship football game at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Tom Brady most dominant player in AFC championship history

Jan. 18, 2020 12:29 PM EST

Tom Brady has been synonymous with the AFC championship for the last two decades. Thirteen times he played for the Lamar Hunt Trophy and nine times he won it, besting MVP Patrick Mahomes in overtime, upending Blake Bortles in a classic comeback, denying Andrew Luck and Philip Rivers trips to the Super Bowl,...

File-Ths Dec. 29, 2019, file photo shows New York Giants head coach Pat Shurmur leaving the field after an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles, Sunday in East Rutherford, N.J. The Giants fired Shurmur on Monday, Dec. 30, 2019, just two years into a five-year contract, the Daily News has confirmed. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

Broncos hire ex-Giants coach Pat Shurmur as play-caller

Jan. 14, 2020 10:04 PM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Denver Broncos coach Vic Fangio hired former New York Giants coach Pat Shurmur as his offensive coordinator on Tuesday. Shurmur becomes the Broncos' fifth offensive play-caller in five seasons and inherits an attack that features youngsters Drew Lock, Dalton Risner, Noah Fant,...

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes celebrates as he comes off the field after an NFL divisional playoff football game against the Houston Texans, Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Bye week hazardous for Chiefs and Ravens, but KC survives

Jan. 14, 2020 3:07 AM EST

The San Francisco 49ers and Green Bay Packers used their bye week to rest, relax and recharge. Now they'll meet in the NFC championship for the first time since 1997, when Reggie White, Brett Favre and that Pack bested Steve Young and Ken Norton Jr. The R&R from the first-round bye proved more like rust,...

Towson's Tom Flacco leads National team in Tropical Bowl

Jan. 12, 2020 5:41 PM EST

DELAND, Fla. (AP) — Tom Flacco of Towson threw for 173 yards and two touchdowns and ran for another score to help the National team beat the American 35-7 in the Tropical Bowl on Sunday at Spec Martin Stadium. Flacco is the brother of Denver Broncos quarterback Joe Flacco, Dan Chisena of Penn State caught...

Broncos fire offensive coordinator Rich Scangarello

Jan. 12, 2020 5:33 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — The Denver Broncos are looking for their fifth offensive coordinator in five seasons after Vic Fangio changed his mind about keeping his coaching staff intact and fired Rich Scangarello on Sunday. Scangarello, a disciple of San Francisco 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan, struggled in his first gig...

FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2018, file photo, Philadelphia Eagles' Nick Foles catches a touchdown pass during the first half of the NFL Super Bowl 52 football game against the New England Patriots, in Minneapolis. Coaches aren't shy about drawing up trick plays that let quarterbacks use their hands for more than throwing a football. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)

More quarterbacks are using their hands to catches passes

Jan. 10, 2020 7:09 PM EST

Tom Brady tried it. Nick Foles perfected it. More quarterbacks are doing it. Catching passes isn't just for wide receivers, tight ends and running backs anymore. Coaches aren't shy about drawing up trick plays that let quarterbacks use their hands for more than throwing a football. Foles has the most famous catch...

FILE - In this Jan. 3, 2004, file photo, Tennessee Titans' receiver Derrick Mason, right, hugs kicker Gary Anderson after his game-winning fourth quarter touchdown against the Baltimore Ravens during their AFC wildcard playoff game in Baltimore. The Titans playing the Ravens in the divisional round Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, has revived strong memories of a very intense and bitter playoff rivalry along with the agony of possible Super Bowl titles lost. (AP Photo/Rusty Kennedy, File)

Former Titans see game vs. Ravens as chance to avenge losses

Jan. 10, 2020 2:54 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Chris Johnson's rookie season ended at Baltimore with his ankle injured so much he missed the Pro Bowl. To Eddie George, a divisional round loss to the Ravens after the 2000 season ranks as possibly his most painful. The Titans playing the Baltimore Ravens in the divisional round...

Baltimore Raven quarterback Lamar Jackson hands off to running back Mark Ingram during an NFL football game against the Cleveland Brown at FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland on Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019. (Warren Dillaway/The Star-Beacon via AP)

Top-seed Ravens focus on now, not then, in playoff vs Titans

Jan. 6, 2020 3:40 PM EST

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — There's really nothing about the past that interests the Baltimore Ravens in relation to their playoff game against the Tennessee Titans on Saturday night. The 21-0 win over the Titans in the 2018 season is irrelevant, given how much has changed since then. Baltimore's NFL-best...