Shutdown Grounds Air Force Sports, Upends NFL ViewingThe federal government shutdown prompted the Air Force Academy on Saturday to call off sports events and upended plans for military outside the U.S. wanting to follow the NFL's conference playoff games on TV and radio.
Patriots' Brady Misses Practice With Right Hand InjuryPatriots quarterback Tom Brady missed Thursday's practice with a right hand injury.
Keidel: Joy And Pain In MinnesotaThe Saints comeback was almost complete, then Marcus Williams whiffed on a last-second tackle, and Vikings' Stefon Diggs raced for a TD.
NFL Showdowns Set: Jags-Patriots In AFC, Vikings-Eagles In NFCTom Brady and the big game-tested Patriots (14-3) square off against the sack-happy Jacksonville Jaguars (12-6) next Sunday in the AFC championship game in Foxborough, Massachusetts — with the winner headed to the Super Bowl.
Keenum-Diggs TD On Last Play; Vikings Win 29-24Case Keenum completed a last-ditch heave near the sideline Sunday on the game's final play, as Stefon Diggs slithered away for a 61-yard touchdown.
Jaguars Stun Steelers 45-42 To Earn Trip To AFC Title GameThe relentless Jacksonville Jaguars stunned the Pittsburgh Steelers 45-42 on Sunday.
Patriots Beat Titans 35-14 To Head Back To AFC Title GameThe New England Patriots cruised past the Tennessee Titans 35-14 on Saturday night to advance to their seventh consecutive AFC championship game.
Eagles Use Goal-Line Stand, Elliott FGs To Beat FalconsPhiladelphia moved into the NFC championship game with a 15-10 victory over the Atlanta Falcons on Saturday.
Case Keenum Keeps On Disproving DoubtersWhen Minnesota's offense huddled for the first time that mid-September afternoon in Pittsburgh, Case Keenum's energy and confidence quickly filled the circle.
Keidel: Another Chiefs Playoff Loss No Reason To Blow Up TeamThe Kansas City Chiefs shouldn't overreact to another playoff loss and either fire Andy Reid or replace Alex Smith, despite fans' despair.
Brees, Defensive Stand, Help Saints Survive Panthers, 31-26The New Orleans Saints held off Carolina's late comeback bid to seal a 31-26 victory in their NFC wild-card game on Sunday.
Defense Prevails, Jaguars Advance In Playoffs With 10-3 Win Over BillsThe defensive-minded Jacksonville Jaguars eked out an ugly and sometimes unwatchable 10-3 victory against the Buffalo Bills in an AFC wild-card game Sunday.
Ryan Leads Falcons' 26-13 Playoff Win Over Upstart LA RamsMatt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons showed the upstart Los Angeles Rams what playoff poise is all about.
Titans Rally From 21-3 Hole, Beat Chiefs 22-21 In PlayoffsMarcus Mariota led Tennessee to three second-half touchdowns, incredibly throwing one of his TD passes to himself , and the Titans rallied from a 21-3 deficit to beat the Kansas City Chiefs 22-21 on Saturday for their first playoff win in 14 years.
DeMarco Murray Out For Wild-Card Matchup With ChiefsTennessee running back DeMarco Murray will miss his second straight game on Saturday.