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Harbaugh defends Jackson's playoff failure
Ravens coach John Harbaugh defended quarterback Lamar Jackson following the team's 28-12 divisional playoff loss to the Titans, noting he's younger than Heisman winner Joe Burrow.[read more]

Guide to Titans-Chiefs, Packers-49ers: Picks, bold predictions, key matchups, more
What to watch for in both games. Matchup breakdowns. Stats to know. And, of course, score predictions. It's all here for the NFL conference championships.[read more]

How Mike McCarthy can make sense of the 8-8 Cowboys he's inheriting
The coach will take over a star-studded team that finished No. 1 in offense in yards, yet went 1-6 in one-score games and failed to make the playoffs.[read more]

Nickelback stigma holding back Ronde Barber in Hall vote
Champ Bailey and Ty Law are in the Hall of Fame but Barber isn't -- despite better numbers. The reason likely involves how his position is perceived.[read more]

Matt LaFleur vs. Robert Saleh: Best man stands in way of Super Bowl berth
LaFleur was best man in his wedding. Saleh helped him get his start in the NFL. Now LaFleur, the Packers' offensive playcaller, will have to beat Saleh, the 49ers' defensive coordinator, to get to the Super Bowl.[read more]

Lessons from baseball helped Titans' A.J. Brown blossom at football
Before he was a breakout Titans rookie, Brown was a two-sport high school star.[read more]

Chiefs sound drained at mere prospect of facing Derrick Henry again
For the Chiefs to reach the Super Bowl, they'll need to find a way to slow down Henry, especially in the second half.[read more]

Rookie Mitch Wishnowsky would've done almost anything to become an NFL punter
Including sleeping on his gym's bathroom floor. This is his unlikely journey from Australia to the NFL.[read more]

Murray: Could play in NFL, MLB at same time
Cardinals QB Kyler Murray says he's still focused on football, but he says he thinks "it would be fun" to play professional baseball at the same time. "Athletically, I think, yeah, I could do it," he said.[read more]

'You want to work hard for him': What Browns are getting in Kevin Stefanski
Those who have known him during his 14-year journey with the Vikings say Kevin Stefanski doesn't believe he has all the answers. And that's just what the Browns were looking for.[read more]