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Brady, Buccaneers take another crack at Rams in playoffs

Jan. 21, 2022 15:52 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are excited about another opportunity to face a regular-season nemesis in the playoffs. The defending Super Bowl champions host the Los Angeles Rams in the NFC divisional round Sunday, looking to avenge a pair of losses to...

Bucs WR Mike Evans focused on team, not individual success

Jan. 19, 2022 19:54 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Mike Evans has no interest in debating where he ranks among the NFL’s best pass catchers. The only receiver in league history to begin a career with eight consecutive 1,000-yard seasons is comfortable with who he is, as well as his value to Tom Brady and the...

Bears interview Flores for coach job, Ireland for GM opening

Jan. 14, 2022 20:08 PM EST

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears interviewed former Miami Dolphins coach Brian Flores and New Orleans Saints assistant general manager Jeff Ireland for their vacant coach and GM jobs on Friday. Flores was fired Monday by Miami after leading the Dolphins to a 24-25 record...

Saints weathered adversity in 2021, competitive to the end

Jan. 10, 2022 21:56 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — No one can accuse the New Orleans Saints of giving up. Displaced by a hurricane early in the season and undermined by injuries to key players throughout, New Orleans nearly became the first NFL team to start four quarterbacks and still make the playoffs. ...

Smith predicts 'better days' for Falcons after 7-10 finish

Jan. 10, 2022 15:18 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons have made dramatic progress in close games. The next challenge is to create more tight finishes. And wins. The Falcons (7-10) capped their fourth consecutive losing season with Sunday's 30-20 loss to the New Orleans Saints....

The Latest: Raiders beat Chargers with playoff spot on line

Jan. 10, 2022 00:27 AM EST

The Latest from Week 18 of the NFL (all times EST): ___ 12:20 a.m. The Las Vegas Raiders have beaten the Los Angeles Chargers on a field goal on the final play of overtime in a playoffs-or-bust finale that would have put both teams in the postseason if...

Saints miss wild-card spot despite 30-20 win over Falcons

Jan. 09, 2022 21:10 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Trevor Siemian and his New Orleans teammates saw their playoff hopes end not on the field, but in their locker room. For that cold reality to hit the team only minutes after their 30-20 win over the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday, it left the Saints with what Siemian...

Game 17 in NFL brings playoff race, record-breaking wrinkles

Jan. 07, 2022 02:54 AM EST

That sweet 16-game symmetry of the NFL, with each team's schedule neatly divided into quarters just like the action on the field, has been brushed aside after 43 seasons. The long-discussed 17th game has finally arrived, another weekend of the made-for-television inventory that...

Brady, Bucs look to close strong against struggling Panthers

Jan. 06, 2022 19:19 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — While it would be nice to get Tom Brady and Tampa Bay’s other healthy starters some rest, coach Bruce Arians isn’t counting on it when the defending Super Bowl champions close the regular season against the Carolina Panthers. The Bucs (12-4) have already won...

Brady, Rodgers, Mahomes make unusual season feel normal

Jan. 06, 2022 16:52 PM EST

Tom Brady, Aaron Rodgers and Patrick Mahomes made the NFL’s first 17-game regular season feel a little more normal despite playing through a pandemic again. Brady broke more records and had one of his best seasons at age 44 while helping the defending Super Bowl champion Tampa Bay...