NFC Playoffs News
Chris Long has to get tattoo of Ken Flajole if Eagles win Super Bowl
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. -- Be careful what you say, or you just might end up with a tattoo of a 63-year-old man on your body. That's the lesson Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Chris Long learned this week. When Long signed with the Eagles this offseason, he was reunited with his former defensive
Doug Pederson's message for Eagles: Focus on today, not Pats' mystique
PHILADELPHIA -- When you play the New England Patriots, you're taking on not just a team, but a mystique. Tom Brady. Bill Belichick . Five Lombardi Trophies. Two decades' worth of dominance. It's the elephant in the room, and? Philadelphia Eagles ?coach Doug Pederson addressed it on Thursday.
Panthers fire O-coordinator Mike Shula, QBs coach Ken Dorsey
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton will have a new offensive coordinator and position coach in 2018. Head coach Ron Rivera fired offensive coordinator Mike Shula and quarterbacks coach Ken Dorsey on Tuesday -- two days after Rivera said he didn't plan any changes to his
O-coordinator Mike Shula, QBs coach Ken Dorsey fired by Panthers
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton will have a new offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach in 2018. Two days after coach Ron Rivera said he didn't plan any changes to his staff, he fired offensive coordinator Mike Shula and quarterbacks coach Ken Dorsey on Tuesday.
Eagles made underdog for division game against Falcons
The Philadelphia Eagles are poised to do something no other No. 1 seed ever has -- begin the playoffs as an underdog. The Atlanta Falcons opened as 2.5-point favorites over the Eagles in Saturday's divisional round game in Philadelphia. Since 1975, when the NFL began basing home-field advantage on
Ticket brokers hedge on potential profit loss, bet big on Astros in Game 6
Faced with losing out on more than $20 million in potential profits if the World Series isn't extended to a Game 7, ticket brokers are looking to Las Vegas to balance out their risk. Las Vegas sportsbook directors tell ESPN that they've taken bets of several hundred thousand dollars from brokers
Mort & Schefter's notebook: Could Chip Kelly end up in New England?
Topics this week include the future of a certain Redskins quarterback, why the Seahawks might get hammered, some angry owners and why Antonio Brown could really use a big game. Could Belichick bring in Chip? When Chip Kelly was dumped by the San Francisco 49ers after one season as head coach, word
Inside Aaron Rodgers' 8.3-second masterpiece
Davante Adams said the play felt like it lasted 30 seconds. It wasn't quite that long, but for 8.3 seconds on Sunday, Aaron Rodgers dipped and dodged New York Giants defenders before finding Adams in the corner of the end zone. Rodgers has made a habit of making the sublime look routine. It was the
Best bets on Week 17 NFL games
It's Week 17 of the NFL season, and ESPN Chalk's Vegas experts have you covered with comprehensive betting previews for all of Sunday's action included together in one handy article. Dave Tuley Last week: 2-5 against the spread with best bets (marked with an *); 4-1 with over/under best bets; 6-2
Packers WR Randall Cobb out at Arizona with injured chest
GLENDALE, Ariz. - Already short on receivers, the Green Bay Packers were down to three for the rest of Saturday's NFC divisional playoff game at Arizona after losing Randall Cobb to a chest injury in the first quarter. His injury happened on a play that did not count. Cobb caught a 49-yard pass