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In this Feb. 7, 2012 file photo New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning holds up the Vince Lombardi Trophy during the team's NFL football Super Bowl parade in New York. Manning, who led the Giants to two Super Bowls in a 16-year career that saw him set almost every team passing record, has retired. The Giants said Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020 that Manning would formally announce his retirement on Friday. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, file)

Giants' Eli Manning retires after 16 seasons, 2 Super Bowls

Jan. 22, 2020 9:18 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Eli Manning is ending a 16-year NFL career that saw him recognized as a great quarterback, a leader, a solid citizen and the man who led the New York Giants back into prominence with two Super Bowl titles. Manning, who set almost every Giants passing record in career solely...

Workers and cranes continue construction on the south entrance to SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, Calif., on Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020. The estimated $5 billion project is on schedule to open in July as the most expensive stadium in NFL history. (AP Photo/Greg Beacham)

SoFi Stadium is 85% complete, on schedule for Rams, Bolts

Jan. 22, 2020 8:18 PM EST

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — In just six months, Taylor Swift is scheduled to step onto a stage inside a stadium that's currently a dusty cement bowl filled with busy construction workers moving around a 120-yard-long, 45-foot-high black oval sitting in the center. A few weeks after that concert on July 25,...

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,...

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) celebrates following an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Chargers in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019. Kansas City Chiefs won 31-21. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga)

Chiefs prepped for Texans in pseudo-rematch of Week 6

Jan. 6, 2020 6:06 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs will welcome the Texans to Arrowhead Stadium on Sunday for the divisional round of the playoffs, a rematch in name only of their Week 6 nail-biter won by Houston on a fourth-quarter touchdown. The Chiefs are so markedly different that their early October game...

Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers reacts at a news conference following an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga)

Chargers GM Telesco won't make quick decision about Rivers

Jan. 2, 2020 7:12 PM EST

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Tom Telesco isn't going to make any quick decisions in the wake of the Los Angeles Chargers' disappointing 5-11 season. But the team's general manager does have a long list of things that have to be completed before free agency begins on March 18. The top two things are decisions...

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson answers questions during a news conference after the Ravens defeated the Cleveland Browns in an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)

Brady, Patriots don't get usual R&R heading into playoffs

Jan. 1, 2020 4:39 PM EST

Tom Brady and the defending champion New England Patriots aren't getting their usual bye week to rest, relax and recharge. Lamar Jackson and the Baltimore Ravens earned the AFC's top seed for the first time since the current playoff format was adopted in 1990. Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs earned the...

Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers reacts at a news conference following an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga)

Chargers, Rivers at crossroads after disappointing season

Dec. 30, 2019 6:50 PM EST

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers go into the offseason at a crossroads. Not only are they moving into a new stadium but they have to confront who will be their quarterback not only for next season but beyond. Philip Rivers was at the team complex on Monday as teammates cleared out their...

Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Mecole Hardman (17) celebrates his kickoff return for a touchdown with fans during the second half of an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Chargers in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

As No. 2 seed, Chiefs on cusp of returning to AFC title game

Dec. 30, 2019 3:05 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs were inches away from playing in the Super Bowl a year ago and, to many in their locker room, the sting of that overtime loss to New England has served as motivation to return to the AFC title game this season. Now, after everything fell their way Sunday, the...

Patriots get Saturday night prime-time slot vs Titans

Dec. 30, 2019 10:26 AM EST

New England's fall into a wild-card game for the NFL playoffs has landed the defending champions in prime time. The Patriots will host the Tennessee Titans next Saturday night on CBS in the second of the four weekend games. New England lost at home to Miami on Sunday and, combined with Kansas City's victory over...

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady leaves the field after being defeated by the Miami Dolphins in an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Pats to play in wild-card game, 49ers get NFC's No. 1 seed

Dec. 30, 2019 2:41 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Tom Brady and the New England Patriots will be playing in the postseason a week earlier than usual this year. The defending Super Bowl champs open the playoffs during wild-card weekend for the first time since 2009 after they lost 27-24 to Miami on Sunday and Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas...