Divisional Playoffs - Baltimore Ravens v New England Patriots

Down 14, Patriots Rally To Defeat Ravens, 35-31

Tom Brady’s third touchdown pass gave New England its first lead with about five minutes remaining and the Patriots reached their fourth straight AFC championship game with a 35-31 win over the Baltimore Ravens on Saturday.

01/10/2015

Wild Card Playoffs - Baltimore Ravens v Pittsburgh Steelers

Joe Flacco Leads Ravens Past Steelers, 30-17, In Pittsburgh

Joe Flacco and the NFL’s playoff road warriors are heading to New England with their swagger — and their pass rush — fully intact.

01/03/2015

Denver Broncos defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio has reportedly interviewed for the head coach position with the Oakland Raiders. (credit:  Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Newspaper: Raiders Interview Del Rio For Head Coach Post

The Oakland Raiders interviewed Denver Broncos defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio for their head coaching vacancy on Saturday.

01/03/2015

Quarterback Derek Carr #4 of the Oakland Raiders passes against the Denver Broncos during a game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on December 28, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. (credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Raiders Look To Build Around QB Derek Carr

The Oakland Raiders head into another long offseason with questions about who will coach the team and who will pick the players for next season.

12/30/2014

Interim head coach Tony Sparano of the Oakland Raiders yells in the first few minutes against the Buffalo Bills at O.co Coliseum on December 21, 2014 in Oakland, California. (credit: Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Sparano Looks To Keep Raiders Head Coaching Job: ‘This Is My Team’

Tony Sparano won over the locker room and changed the mindset of the Oakland Raiders in 12 games as interim coach.

12/29/2014

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Philip Rivers May Require Back Surgery

Quarterback Philip Rivers says he doesn’t know if he’s going to need surgery on his ailing back now that the Chargers’ season is over.

12/29/2014

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Team Grades: Kansas City Sacks San Diego’s Playoff Hopes

On Sunday in Kansas City the Chargers were simply outplayed by a Chiefs team that was also playing for its playoff life. With their 19-7 win and season sweep of the Bolts, Kansas City eliminated the Chargers and claimed second place in the AFC West outright. That is probably little relief, however, as the Chiefs will also be in for a long off-season.

12/29/2014

Chiefs quarterback Chase Daniel looks to pass while under pressure from San Diego's Dwight Freeney during Kansas City's 19-7 win over the visiting Chargers on Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium.(credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Chiefs Knock Chargers Out Of Playoff Hunt, 19-7

The Kansas City Chiefs beat San Diego 19-7 on Sunday to eliminate the Chargers from playoff contention, moments before they were eliminated themselves by games happening elsewhere.

12/28/2014

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Injury Report: Updates On Philip Rivers And Corey Liuget

Those are just the games with playoff implications as to which teams get in etc., while several other games will determine final playoff seeds and first-round byes.

12/26/2014

Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith will miss Sunday's game against the visiting Chargers. (credit: Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Wild-Card Hopeful Chargers Will Face Chiefs’ Backup QB Sunday

With a playoff spot on the line, Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith will miss Sunday’s game against the San Diego Chargers because of a lacerated spleen, he said Friday.

12/26/2014

Derek Carr #4 of the Oakland Raiders celebrates a touchdown in the fourth quarter against the Buffalo Bills at O.co Coliseum on December 21, 2014 in Oakland, California. (credit: Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Derek Carr Returns To Practice With Raiders

Of all the lessons Derek Carr has learned in his first NFL season, having a strong relationship with the offensive line has been maybe the most important.

12/24/2014

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Tale Of The Tape: San Diego Chargers At Kansas City Chiefs

The Chargers completed another improbable road comeback last week when they outlasted the 49ers and if they win here, they get into the postseason.

12/24/2014

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Who Will Join The Pats, Broncos, Colts, Bengals And Steelers?

Going into Sunday’s second meeting of the season between the long-time AFL rivals (Kansas City won earlier this season 23-20), the stakes could not be any higher.

12/24/2014

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Opponent Profile: Chargers, Chiefs To Battle For Playoff Spot

After a wild come-from-behind 38-35 overtime win in San Francisco this past Saturday evening, the Chargers will look to lock up the final AFC playoff spot this Sunday when they travel to Arrowhead Stadium to battle division rival Kansas City.

12/23/2014

Jamize Olawale #49 of the Oakland Raiders scores a touchdown against the Buffalo Bills in the fourth quarter at O.co Coliseum on December 21, 2014 in Oakland, California. (credit: Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Raiders Knock Out Bills With 26-24 Win

With their playoff hopes at stake, the Buffalo Bills couldn’t manage to stop Derek Carr and the lowly Oakland Raiders.

12/21/2014