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Raiders fire GM in 1st move of significant offseason

Jan. 17, 2022 19:37 PM EST

Owner Mark Davis made the first big decision of what figures to be an eventful offseason for the Las Vegas Raiders. There will be plenty more to come as there figures to be significant change for an organization coming off just its second playoff berth in the past 19 seasons. ...

Allen vs. Mahomes revisited as Bills face Chiefs once more

Jan. 17, 2022 19:18 PM EST

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — A second consecutive postseason matchup pitting Buffalo’s Josh Allen against Kansas City’s Patrick Mahomes seemed almost inevitable after two of the NFL’s top young quarterbacks met in last year’s AFC championship game. The same could not have been...

Ravens re-sign CB Kevon Seymour for 2022 season

Jan. 17, 2022 19:11 PM EST

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — The Baltimore Ravens have re-signed cornerback Kevon Seymour for the 2022 season. The team announced the move Monday. Seymour played nine games this season and made his first two starts since the 2017 season as the Ravens secondary was...

Bears interview Colts' Dodds, Eberflus for GM, coaching jobs

Jan. 17, 2022 19:04 PM EST

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears interviewed Indianapolis executive Ed Dodds for their general manager job and Colts defensive coordinator Matt Eberflus for their head coaching position on Monday. Dodds has 19 years of experience in the NFL. He has spent the past five in...

Las Vegas Raiders oust GM Mike Mayock after 3 seasons

Jan. 17, 2022 18:37 PM EST

The Las Vegas Raiders have fired general manager Mike Mayock after three seasons and will begin a search for a coach and GM following their second playoff berth in the past 19 seasons. The Raiders announced the move to get rid of Mayock on Monday, two days after losing their...

Rested Titans prepping to host Bengals in divisional game

Jan. 17, 2022 16:40 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans are rested and healthier than they've been in weeks, maybe months. They also know their next opponent. Now they get a chance to prove how well they used their bye week as the AFC's top seed. “I guess we’ll see on...

D-line thinned by injuries as Bengals prepare for Titans

Jan. 17, 2022 15:07 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — After the Bengals won a playoff game for the first time in three decades last Saturday, coach Zac Taylor and a few players delivered game balls to three Cincinnati sports bars as a way of thanking fans who stuck with them through the bad times. “I think the city...

Patriots not quite back yet after another early playoff exit

Jan. 17, 2022 14:46 PM EST

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Talk of a resurgence by the New England Patriots this season appears to have been a bit premature. A 10-win season following a 7-9 finish in 2020 would be a sign of progress for almost any other NFL team. Yet, for a franchise that has grown accustomed to...

Steelers face long-overdue reboot as Roethlisberger exits

Jan. 17, 2022 12:47 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger came back for one more run, wanting a chance for his final performance to not be a lopsided first-round playoff loss. Even with his closest friends gone. Even with a first-year offensive coordinator. Even knowing he'd have an almost completely...

Chiefs open up offense against Pittsburgh, eye Buffalo next

Jan. 17, 2022 12:25 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs had to learn to dink and dunk their way through this entire season, contrary to every instinct of go for broke quarterback Patrick Mahomes, as opposing defenses simply refused to let themselves get beaten deep. You can bet they...