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The Patriots had their way with the Titans on Saturday, showing an improving Tennessee squad how far it needs to go to be a true AFC contender.
A first-quarter quad injury limited Marcus Mariota's mobility, forcing the Titans to change some of their schemes during Saturday's 35-14 loss to the Patriots.
Tom Brady and top-seeded New England blasted out of an early hole and rolled past Tennessee into its seventh consecutive AFC Championship Game.
Falcons RB Devonta Freeman told ESPN he played the end of the season with sprained posterior cruciate and medial collateral ligaments in his right knee but refused to use the injuries as an excuse for his ineffectiveness in Saturday's loss to the Eagles.
The Eagles were fueled all week by their underdog status for their home playoff game against the Falcons, and veterans Chris Long and Lane Johnson decided to buy, and then wear, German Shepherd masks after Philadelphia's victory to hammer the point home.
Falcons receiver Julio Jones didn't make any excuses for slipping and failing to come up with what would have been a winning touchdown reception in the final moments of Saturday's playoff loss to the Eagles.
Though there are lingering concerns about Antonio Brown's calf holding up in the cold weather, the Steelers' All-Pro receiver is expected to be active for Sunday's playoff game against the Jaguars, a source told ESPN.
Matt Ryan and the Falcons sputtered on the road and were shut out in the second half of the divisional round.
The underdog Eagles used a mistake-free performance from their backup QB and a spirited defensive effort to move on in the playoffs.
The Seahawks are expected to hire former Colts quarterbacks coach Brian Schottenheimer as their offensive coordinator, a league source told ESPN's Adam Schefter.
Tom Brady must be eager to start his playoff run, as the QB strolled into Gillette Stadium well in advance of the Patriots' tilt against Tennessee.
The Vikings have activated quarterback Sam Bradford off injured reserve and moved him to the 53-man roster ahead of the team's playoff opener against the Saints on Sunday.
Legendary broadcaster Keith Jackson, who spent some 50 years calling the action in a folksy, down-to-earth manner, has died at the age of 89.
James White reached the end zone on a 6-yard run to score his second touchdown of the second quarter.
In Philadelphia's first playoff game in four years, the team became the first No. 1 seed to open as an underdog.
With a franchise QB in Deshaun Watson, a GM who shares his vision and, now, job security, Bill O'Brien is poised to take Houston to new heights.
The Texans have hired Brian Gaine as their new general manager and given both him and coach Bill O'Brien five-year contracts.
The NFL, while conducting a probe into concussion protocol procedures concerning Cam Newton, will take into consideration a knee injury suffered by the Panthers QB, a source told ESPN.
The Jaguars will consider his past three years when evaluating Blake Bortles' future, but a strong playoff performance would only help him.
The father of the Saints' first-team All-Pro defensive end was a six-time Pro Bowl tight end for the Vikings, the team New Orleans faces on Sunday.