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Quinn gains confidence from inaugural season with Falcons

Published Jan. 5 2016

Dan Quinn was tested in his first season as Falcons coach.

NFL Playoffs: Breaking down the wild-card round matchups

Published Jan. 4 2016

Here's a look at the four wild-card round matchups this weekend in the NFL playoffs:

Titans start search for new general manager and coach

Published Jan. 4 2016

The Tennessee Titans are looking for a new general manager and coach with no timeline to fill either job.

Afflalo leads New York Knicks to 111-97 victory over Atlanta Hawks

Published Jan. 4 2016

Arron Afflalo went right from in a slump to in the zone.

Vikings take NFC North, hold on to beat Packers 20-13

Published Jan. 3 2016

The Minnesota Vikings won the NFC North by holding on for a 20-13 win Sunday night over the Green Bay...

49ers fire first-year coach Jim Tomsula after losing year

Published Jan. 3 2016

Jim Tomsula has been fired by the San Francisco 49ers after one disappointing season, just more than two hours after...

Browns fire coach Mike Pettine after 3-13 season

Published Jan. 3 2016

CLEVELAND (AP) - The Browns have fired coach Mike Pettine following a 3-13 season.

Manning leads Broncos past Chargers 27-20

Published Jan. 3 2016

Peyton Manning's stint as a backup didn't last very long.

Wilson, Seahawks rout Cardinals 36-6

Published Jan. 3 2016

Russell Wilson threw three touchdown passes in a second-quarter outburst and the Seattle Seahawks emphatically snapped Arizona's nine-game winning streak...

Dawson kicks 23-yard winning field goal, 49ers beat Rams

Published Jan. 3 2016

Whatever Jim Tomsula's future holds as 49ers coach, San Francisco produced a memorable finish to his first season.

Newton, Panthers beat Bucs 38-10, clinch NFC's No. 1 seed

Published Jan. 3 2016

Cam Newton ran for two touchdowns and threw for two more, and the Carolina Panthers captured the NFC's No. 1...

Chiefs beat Raiders 23-17 to enter playoffs on streak

Published Jan. 3 2016

lex Smith threw two touchdown passes, Kansas City sacked Oakland Raidersquarterback Derek Carr six times, and the Chiefs held on...

Forte, Chicago Bears lose 24-20 to Detroit Lions

Published Jan. 3 2016

Matt Forte took a few extra moments to look around Soldier Field. The veteran running back could have a completely...

Ryan throws late interception, Falcons fall to Saints 20-17

Published Jan. 3 2016

There will be more talks from Dan Quinn about protecting the ball.

McCarron leads playoff-bound Bengals over Ravens 24-16

Published Jan. 3 2016

CINCINNATI (AP) - AJ McCarron overcame a rough start and threw a pair of touchdown passes Sunday, rallying the Cincinnati...

Eagles spoil Coughlin's possible last game with Giants

Published Jan. 3 2016

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - The New York Giants suffered another tough loss in what may have been Tom Coughlin's...

Steelers beat Browns 28-12, slide into AFC playoffs

Published Jan. 3 2016

CLEVELAND (AP) - Ben Roethlisberger threw three touchdown passes, Pittsburgh's defense dominated and the Steelers slipped into the AFC playoffs...

Jets blow playoff chance with 22-17 loss to Bills

Published Jan. 3 2016

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) - Ryan Fitzpatrick threw interceptions on each of New York's final three drives and the Jets'...

Texans clinch division title with 30-6 win over Jags

Published Jan. 3 2016

HOUSTON (AP) - J.J. Watt and Whitney Mercilus led the defense and Jonathan Grimes scored twice to help the Houston...

Mariota's season over, Titans say QB will not play at Indy

Published Dec. 30 2015

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee quarterback Marcus Mariota's season is over. Titans interim head coach Mike Mularkey says it's "not...

Eagles fire coach Chip Kelly with 1 game left in 3rd season

Published Dec. 29 2015

The Philadelphia Eagles fired Chip Kelly with one game left in his third season, dumping the coach after missing the...

Guyer Institute says Manning's accuser not employed in 2011

Published Dec. 29 2015

The founder of an Indianapolis medical facility said Monday a former unpaid student intern who claimed Peyton Manning used a...

Ware lifts Broncos past Bengals 20-17 in overtime

Published Dec. 29 2015

DeMarcus Ware beat AJ McCarron to a fumbled snap in overtime, sending the Denver Broncos into the playoffs with a...