Tag: Football

Editorial Observer: What Time Is the A.F.C. Championship Game?

I’m pleased that the New England Patriots made it to the A.F.C. championship game again this year. On Sunday, they’ll play the Kansas City Chiefs at 6:40 p.m., and the winner will advance to the Super Bowl. I’ve been a Patriots fan my entire life, long before they were good enough to loathe. But I […]

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The N.F.L.’s Obesity Scourge

An insidious scourge that has nothing to do with head trauma is ravaging retired N.F.L. players. In the past few decades, the N.F.L.’s emphasis on the passing game and quarterback protection has led teams to stock their offensive and defensive lines with ever-larger men, many of them weighing well over 300 pounds. But their great […]

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Tate Martell Miami Transfer: How Hurricanes’ QB Depth Chart Looks

Getty Former Ohio State QB Tate Martell Ohio State quarterback Tate Martell announced he will be transferring to the University of Miami. Martell was redshirted in his first year with the Buckeyes and spent the 2018 season behind sophomore quarterback Dwayne Haskins. Now headed to Miami, Martell will join two of his former high school […]

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On Pro Football: The N.F.L.’s Minority Head Coaching Ranks Are Thinning

The number of minority coaches in the N.F.L. is likely to fall by half next season, suggesting that the league’s recent efforts to promote diversity in hiring are still a work in progress. Two weeks after the end of the regular season, nearly every new head coach hired has been white, which is certain to […]

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James Harden Gives Tip of Cap to Michael Thomas After Saints Win

Getty Houston Rockets guard James Harden James Harden took a break from his absurd scoring tear with the Houston Rockets to toss some love to NFL wide receiver Michael Thomas. While Thomas and the New Orleans Saints held off the Philadelphia Eagles in the divisional round of the NFL playoffs, they’re now one win away […]

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Cowboys’ Jerry Jones Addresses Ezekiel Elliott & Dak Prescott’s Future

Getty Dallas Cowboys QB Dak Prescott and RB Ezekiel Elliott The Dallas Cowboys fell short of the ultimate goal during the 2018 NFL season with a divisional-round playoff loss to the Los Angeles Rams. But it’s hard to argue that with a strong core, young and rapidly improving defense, and playmakers on both sides of […]

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Value Meal in Chief Feeds National Champion Clemson with Good Old American Fast Food

Photo: Coach Dabo Swinney of Clemson University (Getty images) President sniffles has a knack for poor timing. Not only did he manage to time his manufactured government shutdown in the midst of one of the worst stretches the stock market has ever seen, his shutdown lasted into his visit with the newly minted national college […]

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Patrick Mahomes’ Mom Had Perfect Message About Tom Brady for Son

Getty Kansas City Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes There’s virtually no way to argue that Tom Brady, at the age of 41 years old, isn’t some type of ageless wonder. When the New England Patriots quarterback’s career and current play comes to mind, that’s the first term that should pop into the minds of most. The […]

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What We Learned in the N.F.L.’s Divisional Round

The divisional round of the N.F.L. playoffs has come and gone, confirming some things we knew — the Patriots are devastatingly good at home, the Chiefs play football like it’s a video game, etc. — while revealing some new wrinkles for both the four losing teams and the victors headed to the conference championship games. […]

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Chiefs vs. Saints Super Bowl Odds: Early Betting Line & Prediction

Getty Kansas City Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes The Kansas City Chiefs and New Orleans Saints still have one more game to win before the dream of playing in Super Bowl 53 becomes a reality, but the odds are in their favor. Both teams opened as favorites in the AFC/NFC Championship Games, each sitting as roughly […]

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Cowboys-Eagles Keep Rivalry Rolling With QB-Focused Twitter Feud

Getty Philadelphia Eagles QB Carson Wentz and Dallas Cowboys QB Dak Prescott Before you feel the need to do a double take and make sure you aren’t crazy – the Dallas Cowboys and Philadelphia Eagles did not play in the NFL playoffs. But that didn’t stop either of the two fanbases from trash talking each […]

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LOOK: Tom Brady Gets Love, AFC Gets Trolled by Dez Bryant on Instagram

Getty New England Patriots QB Tom Brady Dez Bryant is one of the lucky ones. He’s never been on the opposite sideline for any of Tom Brady’s 28 playoff victories with the New England Patriots. While so many AFC teams have had to watch the Brady-led Patriots make runs through the playoffs and to the […]

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Saints 20, Eagles 14: Saints Brush Off Poor Start to Reach N.F.C. Championship Game

NEW ORLEANS — The Saints’ magical season keeps on rolling. The top-seeded Saints knocked off the defending champion Philadelphia Eagles, 20-14, overcoming a slow, error-filled start to their divisional round game to set up a rematch against the Los Angeles Rams next Sunday here in New Orleans. After spotting the Eagles two touchdowns in the […]

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