NFL Playoffs

FILE - In this June 12, 2018, file photo, Washington Capitals' Alex Ovechkin, of Russia, holds up the Stanley Cup trophy during the NHL hockey team's Stanley Cup victory celebration at the National Mall in Washington. The U.S. Capitol rises in the background. A person with direct knowledge of the decision says the Capitals will go to the White House on Monday, March 25, 2019, to celebrate their Stanley Cup championship. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Tuesday, March 19, 2019, because the team had not announced the decision.(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
March 19, 2019 - 9:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals will get a chance to celebrate their Stanley Cup championship with President Donald Trump at the White House on Monday. One player has already said he won't attend. Minutes after the Capitals beat the New Jersey Devils 4-1 on Tuesday night...
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March 10, 2019 - 10:28 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Linebacker Dante Fowler has re-signed with the Los Angeles Rams, passing up a shot at unrestricted free agency to stay with the NFC champions. The Rams announced a deal Sunday night to keep Fowler, but didn't disclose the terms. The Rams acquired Fowler in a trade with...
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Patrick Mahomes of the Kansas City Chiefs accepts the award for AP offensive player of the year at the 8th Annual NFL Honors at The Fox Theatre on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, in Atlanta. (Photo by Paul Abell/Invision for NFL/AP Images)
February 07, 2019 - 2:22 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs are already planning their future around signing quarterback Patrick Mahomes to a long-term contract, even though the NFL MVP won't be eligible to sign an extension until after next season. Chiefs general manager Bret Veach said during a wide-ranging...
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New England Patriots' Tom Brady (12) gestures during the second half of the NFL Super Bowl 53 football game against the Los Angeles Rams, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
February 03, 2019 - 11:59 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the Super Bowl (all times EST): ___ 12:50 a.m. The New England Patriots added even more luster to the franchise's rich championship history on Sunday. Their victory over the Los Angeles Rams put a stamp on a season that started 1-2, but ended with New England becoming...
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February 02, 2019 - 5:51 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the AP NFL individual awards Saturday (all times local): 6:55 p.m. No team had a better draft last April than Indianapolis. A huge portion of the proof was linebacker Darius Leonard. The second-round pick out of South Carolina State is The Associated Press 2018 NFL...
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FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2019, file photo, Los Angeles Rams' Nickell Robey-Coleman breaks up a pass intended for New Orleans Saints' Tommylee Lewis during the second half of the NFL football NFC championship game in New Orleans. A quest by two New Orleans Saints ticketholders to force a full or partial do-over of this year’s NFC championship game because of a blown “no-call” by game officials was rejected Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019, by a federal judge.(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)
January 31, 2019 - 10:41 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A courtroom quest by two New Orleans Saints ticketholders for a full or partial do-over of this year's NFC championship game because of a blown "no-call" by game officials was rejected Thursday by a federal judge. NFL officials have acknowledged that flags should have been thrown...
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Kristian Garic
January 31, 2019 - 11:33 am
During NFL commissioner Roger Goodell’s Super Bowl State of the League press conference yesterday, he said, "Listen, we understand the frustration of the fans. I’ve talked to Coach Payton. The team, the players, we understand the frustration they feel right now, and we certainly want to address...
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FILE - In this Dec. 16, 2018, file photo, Los Angeles Rams defensive end Aaron Donald hits Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles after Foles threw the ball away during the first half in an NFL football game in Los Angeles. The Rams know they've got to pressure Tom Brady early and often to have a chance in the Super Bowl, and they've been assembling the tools for this job all year long. They signed Ndamukong Suh to a big free-agent deal, wrote a record-breaking contract for Aaron Donald and acquired edge rusher Dante Fowler from Jacksonville down the stretch. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
January 30, 2019 - 2:09 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Practically every member of the Los Angeles Rams has a favorite story about Aaron Donald's feats of ridiculous athleticism. Michael Brockers loved the moment at Carolina in 2016 when Donald beat the Panthers' left guard and launched himself like Superman, swallowing up Cam Newton...
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Kristian Garic
January 28, 2019 - 8:57 am
Saints Quarterback Drew Brees made his first public statement today, one week removed from the "No-call in Nola." Brees praised the connection from the team to the Who Dat Nation and vowed to use the disappointment of the loss to the Rams as motivation moving forward. The future Hall of Fame...
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Kristian Garic
January 24, 2019 - 4:12 pm
The better part of 96 hours Saints fans have grown angrier by the minute about the “no call” in the NFC Championship game that cost the Saints a Super Bowl berth. Not only did the call change history and the legacies of Sean Payton and Drew Brees, the question remains, can the coach and QB recreate...
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