Playoff experience gives Falcons edge

ATLANTA (AP) Experience could be the Atlanta Falcons’ big edge as the only team in the NFC playoffs for the second straight year. Coach Dan …

Falcons spoil Rams' rare playoff game

LOS ANGELES (AP) Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons showed the upstart Los Angeles Rams what playoff poise is all about. Ryan passed for 218 …

Chiefs' home playoff curse continues

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Alex Smith has been part of some embarrassing playoff defeats in Kansas City, including the Chiefs’ huge blown lead in…

ESPN's Nolan hosts after blasting Trump

NEW YORK (AP) Katie Nolan co-hosted on Twitter the ESPN pregame show for an NFL game on Saturday, three days after using an expletive and ca…

Bills RB McCoy questionable due to ankle

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy is questionable for Sunday’s AFC wild-card playoff game against the Jacksonv…

Jaguars' defense hopes to nix big plays

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) Jacksonville’s vaunted defense suddenly seems vulnerable to big plays. The Jaguars (10-6) have allowed nine scoring …

Gruden may be latest back from big break

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) If Jon Gruden does leave the comforts of the broadcast booth for a second stint as coach of the Oakland Raiders, he wou…

Bears interview Vikings DC Edwards

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) The Chicago Bears say they have interviewed Minnesota Vikings defensive coordinator George Edwards for their coaching…

Storm delays Giants' search for coach

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) The New York Giants’ coaching search was delayed by a winter storm that dumped nearly a 1 1/2 feet of snow on som…

Vegas suburb approves land for Raiders

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) The Oakland Raiders are one step closer to securing the land for their new headquarters and practice facility near Las …

Gruden: I hope I'm candidate for Raiders

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) Jon Gruden says he hopes he’s a candidate to return for a second stint as coach of the Oakland Raiders and believes a f…

Giants expecting to make major changes

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) There are major changes coming to the New York Giants, and it is not going to surprise anyone. NFL teams make som…

Vikings put long snapper McDermott on IR

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota Vikings have placed long snapper Kevin McDermott on injured reserve, forcing them to break in a new s…

Jags' Ngakoue fined $30K for bumping ref

NEW YORK (AP) Jacksonville Jaguars defensive end Yannick Ngakoue has been fined $30,387 by the NFL for making physical contact with a game o…