With the 2021 divisional round in the books, Trevor Sikkema brings you his third mock draft. Picks include a new weapon for Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons and more protection for Trevor Lawrence in Jacksonville.
Jimmy Garoppolo is 4-1 in the playoffs and has the San Francisco 49ers 60 minutes away from their second Super Bowl appearance in three years. Still, Jimmy G hasn’t been asked to do much in his five career playoff starts.
It felt like a 15-round heavyweight bout between quarterbacks Josh Allen and Patrick Mahomes. And in the end, Mahomes threw the haymaker when it mattered most, commanding a downfield charge to lead his Kansas City Chiefs to a 42-36 overtime win against the Buffalo Bills.
Aaron Rodgers’ future -- not the divisional-round loss his Green Bay Packers suffered against the San Francisco 49ers -- was the primary topic of conversation in the quarterback’s post-game press conference on Saturday night.
The biggest fantasy football takeaways from Saturday's divisional-round doubleheader, including Cincinnati Bengals running back Joe Mixon and San Francisco 49ers receiver Deebo Samuel's impressive performances.
This week's fantasy cheat sheet includes DFS content for the Divisional Round of the 2022 NFL playoffs, featuring the return of Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry, and early preparation content for the 2022 fantasy football season.
Tom Brady says he'll take it day by day when it comes to gauging whether he'll return to the Bucs next season. "I haven't put a lot of thought into it," he said after the team's season-ending 30-27 loss to the Rams.
The Kansas City Chiefs opened as touchdown favorites over the Cincinnati Bengals in the AFC Championship Game, while the Los Angeles Rams are 3.5-point favorites over the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC Championship Game.
A blocked punt returned for a touchdown, a clock-churning drive and a buzzer-beating field goal, all in the fourth quarter, helped the San Francisco 49ers to another road playoff victory Saturday night, this time over the No. 1 seed Green Bay Packers.
Matt Gay connected on a game-winning kick Sunday night as time expired, and Los Angeles survived a furious Tampa Bay rally to escape with a 30-27 victory over the Buccaneers that allows the Rams to host the NFC title game next Sunday.
Chiefs safety Tyrann Mathieu missed most of Sunday’s thrilling victory over the Bills after suffering a concussion on Buffalo’s first offensive possession. There are several steps Mathieu will have to clear to play in Sunday’s AFC Championship Game against the Bengals. But the week at least seems to have started positively for the Pro Bowl […]
Packers offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett was identified as one of three finalists for the Broncos head coaching job and he’s making his case for the position on Monday. Tom Pelissero of NFL Media reports that Hackett will have his second interview with the team. The interview will take place in Denver. Cowboys defensive coordinator Dan […]
The Packers signed cornerback Rasul Douglas off the Cardinals’ practice squad in early October and became a surprise household name by making several game-changing plays for Green Bay. in 12 games with nine starts, Douglas picked off five passes — two of which he returned for touchdowns — recorded 13 passes defensed, and had a forced […]
Four more teams were eliminated from the playoffs over the weekend and that means four more spots in the 2022 NFL Draft order have been set. The Bills will pick 25th after falling to the Chiefs in overtime on Sunday night and the Titans will be right behind them as a result of their loss […]
The Rams have advanced to the NFC Championship for many reasons. One of those reasons is receiver Odell Beckham, Jr. With Robert Woods suffering a torn ACL the same day Beckham signed, OBJ has become the top complement to Cooper Kupp in the Rams’ passing game. On Sunday against the Buccaneers, Beckham had six catches […]
The NFL spent two decades trying to find the right plan for moving back into Los Angeles in large part because of how lucrative the TV revenue from America’s second-largest market can be. So the league has to be pleased with the results from 2021. According to Sports Business Journal, the Chargers’ local TV ratings […]
Titans running back Derrick Henry missed the final nine games of the regular season with a foot injury before returning to action in Saturday’s divisional round game against the Bengals. Henry ran 20 times for 62 yards and a touchdown, but the play that stuck out was a fourth down run that went for a […]
Titans quarterback Ryan Tannehill finished his 2021 postseason campaign with an ugly stat line, completing 15-of-24 passes for 220 yards with one touchdown and three interceptions on Saturday. That performance has caused some to question Tannehill and his future with Tennessee. But head coach Mike Vrabel didn’t sound like someone who’s given up on his […]
It’s unclear whether Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady will be back in 2022. It’s also unclear whether Buccaneers offensive coordinator Byron Leftwich will return next season. If Leftwich gets a head-coaching job, who will call the plays in Tampa Bay? Coach Bruce Arians hinted that it may be him. “There would be a really good chance […]
Tom Brady isn’t the only Buccaneers player who will take some time before deciding on whether to keep playing football in 2022. Rob Gronkowski will also be pondering his football future. The tight end said on Monday that he plans to take four or five weeks as a “down period” before making a call on […]
After falling in Sunday’s thriller against the Chiefs, Bills offensive coordinator Brian Daboll is now free to interview unencumbered with teams for a head coaching position. The Giants didn’t waste any time putting in a request for the OC, as according to Tom Pelissero of NFL Media, Daboll is set to interview for a second […]
When Patrick Mahomes hit Travis Kelce for a 25-yard gain with three seconds remaining in the fourth quarter to set up the Chiefs’ game-tying field goal on Sunday night, it looked like the kind of well-executed offensive play that comes from years of practice. Instead, it was something Mahomes and Kelce decided on the fly. […]
The Panthers found their new offensive coordinator in Ben McAdoo and they will continue their search for a new special teams coordinator on Monday. Joseph Person of TheAthletic.com reports that the team will be interviewing Bears special teams coach Chris Tabor. It’s the second meeting between the team and Tabor, but the first one that’s […]
Patriots inside linebackers coach Jerod Mayo interviewed with the Broncos for their head coaching vacancy, but he is reportedly out of the running in Denver after they cut their list of candidates down to three. Mayo could still wind up in the AFC West, however. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Mayo will be […]
The taunting rule stinks. And it needs to go. Until it does, it needs to be enforced fairly and consistently. On Sunday night in Kansas City, after the Bills took at 29-26 lead with 1:54 to play, the Chiefs responded. Five plays later, Kansas City quarterback Patrick Mahomes connected with receiver Tyreek Hill on a […]
The 2021 NFL regular season has come to an end and the 2022 postseason is underway. Four teams remain in the Divisional round entering today. Teams left in the NFL playoffs include: Buffalo Bills, Cincinnati Bengals, Los Angeles Rams and San Francisco 49ers. READ MORE: PFT: Overtime rule undermines NFL’s best weekend ever Get the […]
Buccaneers head coach Bruce Arians said last week that he’d be “shocked” if quarterback Tom Brady doesn’t play again next season, but Brady didn’t guarantee anything after Sunday’s 30-27 loss to the Rams. Brady said that he hasn’t put a lot of thought into his plans for 2022 and that he’ll “take it day by […]
An idea first proposed by our own MDS nearly two decades ago could end up back on the NFL’s front burner. It’s “spot and choose” overtime. Last year, the Ravens proposed a pair to possibilities based on the simple notion that, to start the extra session, one team chooses where the first drive of overtime […]
Since 1967, Hall of Fame Packers quarterback Bart Starr has owned the NFL’s all-time record for career passer rating in the postseason. Starr’s record stood for 54 years, a stunning achievement given how much the NFL has changed, with new rules and new strategies resulting in passing statistics that dwarfed the numbers of Starr’s era. […]
The Rams had a chance to run out the clock when they got the ball up seven points with just over three minutes left in Sunday’s game against the Buccaneers, but there turned out to be a few twists and turns left before the final whistle. Rams running back Cam Akers was stripped of the […]