Win and get in scenario for Raiders, Chargers, Niners, ColtsJanuary 6, 2022 GMT
It's win and get in for the Chargers, Raiders, 49ers and Colts.
Not much more you can ask for as the NFL completes its first 17-game regular season.
The brightest spotlight is on Sin City, where the winner of Chargers-Raiders takes a wild-card berth.
Chiefs seek AFC playoff bye, Bengals chasing North titleDecember 31, 2021 GMT
Something we've come to expect is Kansas City closing in on AFC home-field advantage for the playoffs and the only bye. A win and the Titans losing to the Dolphins does the trick.
As for the Cincinnati Bengals clinching anything but a high draft choice?
Not much for certain playoffs wise as NFL enters Week 16December 24, 2021 GMT
It's holiday season, sure. Thus far, only one NFL team, the Packers, has something to celebrate.
Green Bay owns the NFC North title for the third straight year and holds a one-game lead over Arizona, Dallas and Tampa Bay for the NFC’s No.
Division rivalries, playoff implications highlight Week 15December 19, 2021 GMT
Division rivalries add extra spice to NFL matchups. There are a bunch of them in Week 15 as teams hit the stretch run.
OK, maybe no one is paying attention to the AFC South meeting between Houston and Jacksonville.
Cowboys’ easy ride in NFC East not so easy any longerDecember 11, 2021 GMT
When November began, the NFC East was all about the runaway Cowboys.
Now in December, it could become about surging Washington (6-6) if it can beat Dallas (8-4) on Sunday.
Broncos hope to keep AFC West jumbled against ChiefsDecember 4, 2021 GMT
The Broncos don't beat the Chiefs. Andy Reid almost never loses coming off a bye.
The NFL flexed Denver at Kansas City with those facts staring directly at the league
Thanksgiving week: A good time to look at NFL unfortunatesNovember 26, 2021 GMT
And the meek shall inherit the first draft pick.
When the Jets visit the Texans on Sunday, there are no playoff implications — or even dreams. Both teams are 2-8, deservedly so.
Coaches Reid, McCarthy have teams priming for stretch runNovember 19, 2021 GMT
Andy Reid has won a Super Bowl. So has Mike McCarthy.
When the two coaches meet Sunday as Reid's Chiefs host McCarthy's Cowboys, they recognize that a victory could be extremely helpful in getting them to another big game.
Titans look to beat another 2020 playoff team, New OrleansNovember 12, 2021 GMT
Your best player gets sidelined for a lengthy period, perhaps the rest of the season, and yet you prosper.
That's been the strange scenario recently in Music City, where the Tennessee Titans still have their groove despite losing running back Derrick Henry — also the top player in the AFC South — to a broken foot.
Titans, Rams: top conference teams with different outlooksNovember 5, 2021 GMT
They lead their divisions and have been prime contenders for the top spot in their conference — and the only playoff bye.
Yet the outlooks for the Tennessee Titans (6-2) and Los Angeles Rams (7-1) aren't close to the same as they meet Sunday.
Rested offenses for Dallas and Minnesota could mean shootoutOctober 29, 2021 GMT
Rested and ready to light up the scoreboard.
That's what the Dallas Cowboys and Minnesota Vikings bring to Sunday night's prime-time matchup.
“This is a big game for us," Vikings receiver Justin Jefferson says.
Bengals in the mix in tough AFC North? Right now, they areOctober 22, 2021 GMT
Nearly everyone expected a tight race for the AFC North title, which also could carry a playoff bye with it.
Not many of those prognosticators would have cited the Bengals as being in the division mix.
Boomer Sooner in NFL: Quarterbacks Murray vs. MayfieldOctober 15, 2021 GMT
Good buddies Kyler Murray and Baker Mayfield, who each won the Heisman Trophy while quarterbacking at Oklahoma, get together in Cleveland on Sunday.
Bills-Chiefs: Enjoy it now, ignore potential playoff meetingOctober 8, 2021 GMT
Stop right there.
Let's hold off on the talk of the Bills' second trip to Kansas City this year being a possible AFC championship game preview. Sure, they met in January for a chance to go to the Super Bowl, with the Chiefs prevailing.
West Division showdowns, East Coast return of a heroOctober 1, 2021 GMT
In this week spotlighting returns by Tom Brady to New England, Andy Reid to Philadelphia and Kevin Stefanski to Minnesota, don’t lose sight of the best matchup on the schedule.
The Rams and Cardinals, both 3-0, meet for NFC West supremacy.
Packers-Niners renew now familiar NFL rivalry on SundaySeptember 24, 2021 GMT
If it seems as if the Packers have transferred to the NFC West or the 49ers moved to the NFC North, blame the schedule makers at league headquarters.
When Green Bay (1-1) visits San Francisco (2-0) on Sunday, it will be the fourth trip to the Bay Area for the Cheeseheads in 22 months.
Seahawks-Titans heads Week 2 games with 2020 playoff teamsSeptember 18, 2021 GMT
Russell Wilson put off watching film for an extra hour to join Peyton and Eli Manning and provide commentary on the alternate “Monday Night Football” broadcast as the Ravens-Raiders thriller went to overtime.
Browns-Chiefs a juicy headliner for Week 1 of NFL scheduleSeptember 10, 2021 GMT
The Chiefs have been hanging with the NFL elite almost since Andy Reid arrived as coach in 2013. For most of that period, the Browns were putrid.
As the first full weekend of the 2021 schedule gets going, Cleveland just might be the biggest threat to Kansas City making a third straight trip to the Super Bowl.
NFL races go down to the wire in AFC South and NFC EastJanuary 2, 2021 GMT
As the calendar turns to 2021, the NFL is experiencing pretty much what it covets. Try two division races, and five wild-card berths out of six still undecided...
A bonus for NFL fans in Week 16: 4 straight days of gamesDecember 27, 2020 GMT
Now this is a week NFL fans can truly celebrate.
First off, it appears the league will complete the 2020 portion of the schedule on time and with no cancellations...
A winner: Chiefs vs Saints, with Brees back to face MahomesDecember 20, 2020 GMT
A rite of December in the NFL, along with Christmas, Hanukkah and meaningless games for the Jets, Bengals and Lions, is the release of playoff scenarios...
Mahomes vs. Brady spices up Thanksgiving holiday weekNovember 28, 2020 GMT
Andy Reid knows quarterbacks. So does Jon Gruden. And Sean Payton.
For years, these elite NFL coaches have praised the performances of Tom Brady, Mr...
Colts could go from outsider to contender by beating PackersNovember 21, 2020 GMT
It's difficult to sneak up on anybody in the NFL, given the attention the sport commands.
Yet the Indianapolis Colts have been something of a secret at 6-3. If you're surprised to see them tied with Tennessee atop the AFC South, it's excusable.
Seahawks-Rams in tough NFC West tops NFL’s 10th weekNovember 14, 2020 GMT
It's pretty much impossible to argue that the NFC West isn't the league's best division, even with the fading 49ers plagued by injuries...
Old man quarterbacks Brady and Rodgers face off SundayOctober 17, 2020 GMT
Hey old-timer, what are you still doing on an NFL field?
Guaranteed no one is asking that question to the quarterbacks in the bays: 43-year-old Tom Brady in Tampa and 36-year-old Aaron Rodgers in Green Bay...
High-powered Browns take on stingy Colts in showcase gameOctober 10, 2020 GMT
The Browns might be for real. The Colts, too.
We could find out on Sunday, when Indianapolis visits Cleveland...