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Patrick Mahomes, Josh Allen on fire as Kansas City Chiefs, Buffalo Bills trades TDs

20:00 ET Adam Techer Close ESPN Staff Writer Covered Chiefs for 20 seasons for the Kansas City Star Joined ESPN in 2013 Alaina Getzenberg KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Patrick Mahomes played one of his off-plane games to give the Kansas City Chiefs a brief lead against the Buffalo Bills late in the first half of […]

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The Niners’ division round upset over the Packers is causing reactions across social media

The San Francisco 49ers braved the cold temperatures at Lambeau Field to beat Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers again in the playoffs. As time ran out, kicker Robbie Gould scored a 45-yard field goal to defeat Green Bay 13-10. He continues his perfect streak in the playoffs and sends his team to the […]

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Is that how it ends for Aaron Rodgers? Why what-if and a ‘beautiful mystery’ lingers in Green Bay

GREEN BAY, Wis. The words “beautiful mystery” have hung over the Green Bay Packers for the past 12 months, ever since Aaron Rodgers used them to describe his future with the franchise. But there was nothing beautiful about what happened here Saturday night. And shoot, the next chapter in the mystery should not start until […]

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Top moments from the San Francisco 49ers-Green Bay Packers rivalry

The San Francisco 49ers and Green Bay Packers are to meet again in the NFC Division Round. It’s the latest game in a post-season rivalry that came to the center in the 1990s, with both teams led by legendary quarterbacks Steve Steve and Brett Favre. Rivalry has been renewed several times in the 21st century. […]

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Chiefs’ Patrick Mahomes is already preparing for his next job as a team owner

KANSAS CITY, Mo. Patrick Mahomes wanted to invest in Kansas City and some of its prominent institutions when he bought into the ownership groups of two of the city’s professional sports franchises, Major League Baseball’s Royals and Major League Soccer’s Sporting Kansas City. For mahomes, it is not just an expensive hobby. For now, he’s […]

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Why not the Bengals? With Joe Burrow, a deep endgame is possible

CINCINNATI – When you find your quarterback, things become possible that were not. The Cincinnati Bengals won a playoff game Saturday. It was 31 years and nine days ago that last happened. Only four players on the Bengals’ current list were even alive yet. There was no such thing at the time as a text […]

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Josh Allen, Dawson Knox produces fireworks for Buffalo Bills in freezing weather vs. patriots

20:40 ET Alaina GetzenbergESPN ORCHARD PARK, NY – The Buffalo Bills started Saturday night’s wildcard game against the New England Patriots with a bang with the single-digit temperature. Quarterback Josh Allen found tight-end Dawson Knox for an impressive scoring at the back of the end zone, giving Buffalo a 7-0 lead in the first quarter. […]

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Did the officials miss a faulty whistle on a Bengals TD? Why the piece should have been blown dead.

Your instincts were correct if you felt NFL officials threw more flags in 2021. Penalties ticked up to 13.88 per. 16.17) and 2018 (15.87). That’s the long-term context when you look at this year’s off-season matches. It would be a surprise if we saw many matches filled with penalty kicks, and with a little luck […]

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We asked 15 NFL analysts for a playoff prediction: Super Bowl challenger, upset election, more

7 AM ET ESPN staff It’s playoff time in the NFL, and 14 teams all have a chance to win the Super Bowl LVI. It begins this weekend with six wild-card games before the winners join the Packers and Titans in the division round next weekend. Anything can happen in the NFL playoffs. Just ask […]

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Andy Reid’s stability corrected the Kansas City Chiefs’ season

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The losses piled up early in the season for the Kansas City Chiefs in a way they should not for a double-defending AFC champion with a reasonable preseason goal of playing in a third Super Bowl in a row. The Chiefs lost to the Baltimore Ravens in Week 2 after leading […]

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