The 2021 divisional round of the NFL playoffs featured a game-winning drive in all four games. In fact, some of the matchups had multiple, but how likely is this? Timo Riske examines the last weekend's nail-biting games.
The San Francisco 49ers have a difficult decision to make during the 2022 NFL offseason: stick with Jimmy Garoppolo at quarterback or hand the reins over to 2021 first-round pick Trey Lance next season.
Chiefs fans, inspired by the tradition of Bills Mafia, have decided to turn their team's big overtime win into a positive for the Buffalo community, raising more than $310,000 for Oishei Children's Hospital in Buffalo as of Thursday morning.
Bills GM Brandon Beane said he doesn't know exactly how to change the league's overtime rules, but he believes an adjustment is needed. "Let's make sure we give both offenses a chance when the season's on the line."
The Dolphins are moving toward a second round of head coaching interviews and there’s word on which coaches remain in the mix in Miami. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Bills offensive coordinator Brian Daboll, 49ers offensive coordinator Mike McDaniel, and Cowboys offensive coordinator Kellen Moore are expected to receive second interviews for the […]
There was only one player on Kansas City’s Wednesday injury report who did not participate in practice. Now he’s back on the field for Thursday. According to multiple reporters, Chiefs safety Tyrann Mathieu is practicing for the second session of the week. He suffered a concussion during the Bills’ first drive on Sunday and was […]
As the Saints move on from head coach Sean Payton, they have reportedly put out a couple of requests for head coaching interviews. According to NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport, the Saints have requested to interview Lions defensive coordinator Aaron Glenn. And ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports the Lions requested Buccaneers offensive coordinator Byron Leftwich. Glenn has […]
Last weekend was great. Except when it comes to picking games. MDS and I were a combined 1-7. Which is only slightly better than pointing out that I was 0-4. For the year, I’m now 181-100-1. MDS is 178-103-1. Here are our picks for the conference championship round. We agree on the winners, but not […]
New Giants General Manager Joe Schoen is a believer in analytics, even if he doesn’t necessarily like the term. Schoen said he thinks the term “analytics” is starting to carry some baggage, but the principles of analytics are sound, and that the Giants will attempt to be forward-thinking on that front. “I think we use […]
When Sean Payton announced that he was stepping down as the Saints’ head coach earlier this week, he said he did not plan on coaching during the 2022 season. During a Thursday appearance on The Dan Patrick Show, Payton said that his comments didn’t stop some teams from working to find out how committed he […]
Now that the Broncos have their new coach, they can start thinking about their next quarterback. Through it all, they’ll be thinking about their next owner. It’s widely expected that, not long after the formal introduction of Nathaniel Hackett as the new coach of the Broncos, the team will announce that the franchise is for […]
Well, this is interesting. Long-time Cardinals reporter Mike Jurecki reports that Cardinals executive Adrian Wilson will become the next General Manager of the Jaguars. This necessarily means that current G.M. Trent Baalke won’t be. Jurecki adds that Byron Leftwich will become the head coach of the Jaguars. A league source tells PFT that Leftwich basically […]
The Jaguars have added a surprise candidate to their head coaching search. According to multiple reports, Jacksonville sent a private plane to Denver to pick up former Broncos head coach Vic Fangio for an interview this week. Fangio spent the last three years as the Broncos’ head coach, compiling a 19-30 record. Fangio never had […]
Head coaching jobs are starting to get filled around the league, but Dan Quinn won’t be taking any of them. Tom Pelissero of NFL Media reports that Quinn has informed teams that he will be staying with the Cowboys as their defensive coordinator. Quinn turned the Dallas defense around in his first year with the […]
Now that the Vikings have a General Manager, they can turn their attention to their search for a new head coach. In his introductory press conference on Thursday morning, new G.M. Kwesi Adofo-Mensah said in his opening remarks noted Minnesota has had initial conversations with candidates. But he emphasized that those conversations have been just […]
The Bears have found their next head coach. Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that the team will hire Colts defensive coordinator Matt Eberflus. He was joined as a finalist in the search process by former Lions and Colts head coach Jim Caldwell and Cowboys defensive coordinator Dan Quinn. The news comes a couple of days […]
Vikings General Manager Kwesi Adofo-Mensah has a different background than many people who get hired for that position in the NFL. Adofo-Mensah worked in the finance world after graduating from Princeton and eventually moved into football with the 49ers in football research and development. That area is often tied to analytics and Adofo-Mensah took on […]
When the Chiefs had to make a pair of plays to get into field-goal range in Sunday’s dramatic victory over the Bills, quarterback Patrick Mahomes turned to his two stars in receiver Tyreek Hill and tight end Travis Kelce. The trio has combined to help power Kansas City to four consecutive AFC Championship games and […]
Ben Roethlisberger has retired. Roethlisberger posted on social media today that he is retiring after an 18-year career, all with the Steelers. “The time has come to clean out my locker, hang up my cleats, and continue to be all I can be to my wife and children,” Roethlisberger said. “I retire from football a […]
The hiring of Packers offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett to serve as the new coach of the Broncos already has intensified speculation that quarterback Aaron Rodgers will be relocating from Wisconsin to Colorado. But Denver isn’t the only possibility. So let’s look at the places we’re watching as decision-time moves closer and closer for the soon-to-be […]
The headliner of the Bengals’ receiving group is rookie Ja’Marr Chase, who tallied 1,455 yards and 13 touchdowns this season. But It’s really a dynamic trio that also includes 2020 second-round pick Tee Higgins and veteran Tyler Boyd. Higgins finished his second season with 74 catches for 1,091 yards with six touchdowns in 14 games. […]
The Colts have started to make changes to their coaching staff. According to multiple reports, the team is parting ways with defensive line coach Brian Baker. Baker spent the last two years with the team and was a teammate of Colts head coach Frank Reich when they were at the University of Maryland. The Colts […]
The Broncos are finalizing a deal that will make Nathaniel Hackett their next head coach and a couple of names have emerged as targets for a couple of key assistant positions on his staff. NFL Media reports that the leading candidate for defensive coordinator is Rams secondary coach/pass game coordinator Ejiro Evero. Evero has been […]
Chiefs coach Andy Reid is rising up the ranks of the most accomplished coaches in NFL history. If the Chiefs beat the Bengals in Sunday’s AFC Championship Game, Reid will earn his 20th postseason win. That would tie him with former Cowboys coach Tom Landry for the second-most postseason wins by a coach in NFL […]