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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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NFL playoff group: AFC, NFC and Super Bowl schedule, seeding, TV times, dates and locations

12:15 ET ESPN staff The six matchups for the wildcard round of the 2021 NFL Finals are set, and the Green Bay Packers (NFC) and Tennessee Titans (AFC) are the teams to say goodbye. Among the interesting matchups for the first round: Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers take on the Philadelphia Eagles, Dallas […]

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Projection of the NFL playoff picture: Which teams have clinched, what’s at stake today and predicted final seeds

12:00 ET ESPN staff Several NFL playoff spots are still in play in Week 18, along with a few division titles. We project the last 14 off-season teams and their seedings all day long – along with the two-team race for the NFL draft top picks. Six divisions have already been cleared and the No. […]

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Current NFL playoff picture: 11 spots, three left

The NFL’s penultimate regular season on Sunday in the 2021 campaign ended with 11 of its 14 playoff spots occupied. Six of its eight divisions have champions. And one of its two upper seeds is clustered. The day started with the Bengals and Titans beating AFC North and AFC South respectively. It ended with the […]

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How the regular NFL season ends: Projection of results for the last 32 games, who gets to the playoffs

There are only 32 games left in the 2021 NFL season, and only six playoff spots have been won. Incredibly, the hope of 24 teams after the season still lives on mathematically. And even with all two weeks left, there are endless changes to how the rest of the regular season could play out and […]

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Week 16 takeaways, big questions: Titans beat 49ers, Rodgers set record as Packers win

20:00 ET NFL NationESPN Week 16 of the 2021 NFL season should provide some clarity on the playoffs in both conferences. Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers made history in the early game Saturday as he tossed his franchise record 443rd career touchdown pass. Green Bay, who got a playoff spot last week, beat the Browns and […]

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What to know about the NFL’s overhauled COVID-19 protocols: Will minor tests stabilize the season?

In many ways, the NFL went into its third COVID-19 pandemic last week. The first hit of the 2020 season as the league maneuvered through a 17-week schedule without the benefit of vaccines. The second took place in weeks 1 to 14 of the regular season 2121, a fight against the delta variant using protocols […]

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Current NFL playoff picture: Chiefs recapture AFC’s top seed – so far

The dawn of week 15 brought us another shake-up in the AFC playoff picture. The Chiefs’ exciting overtime win Thursday night over the Chargers lifted them to the No. 1 seed of the conference. The Patriots may regain that position with a win Saturday over the Colts, but in a few days, the Chiefs have […]

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Current NFL playoff picture: This is what things look like after the Vikings got past Pittsburgh

Those of us in the word business were running out of ways to say the AFC playoff picture is complete chaos. Monday night we started to get some clarity. And Thursday night we got a little more. A windswept game in Buffalo finally gave us an idea of ​​where the AFC is headed. The New […]

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Current NFL playoff picture: This is how things look after the Cowboys’ win over the Saints

Your update on NFL playoff photos Thursday night for Week 13, after the Cowboys-Saints game, looks a bit like this: The Cowboys will almost certainly win the NFC East, whether you think they are good or bad, in disarray or meet, balanced or with glaring holes. They took care of business on Thursday night against […]

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