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Seattle Seahawks
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Mark Menard
December 17, 2019 - 7:25 pm
Eight teams are in the playoffs. Three division titles have been claimed. Four spots and five division crowns remain out there for the taking, along with first-round byes and home-field advantage. With two weekends left in the regular season, let’s break down the playoff picture: NFC NORTH 1) Green...
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Jimmy Garoppolo
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Mark Menard
December 10, 2019 - 7:56 pm
With three games left, races are tightening, pretenders are getting sent packing, and the true championship threats are starting to emerge. Let’s break down the playoff picture: NFC NORTH 1) Green Bay (10-3) | 2) Minnesota (9-4) | 3) Chicago (7-6) OUT: Detroit (3-9-1) All three teams remaining in...
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Baltimore Ravens and New Orleans Saints
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Mark Menard
December 03, 2019 - 7:35 pm
One division and both conferences have new leaders after a wild Thanksgiving weekend. Let’s break down the playoff picture: NFC NORTH 1) Green Bay (9-3) | 2) Minnesota (8-4) | 3) Chicago (6-6) OUT: Detroit (3-8-1) On the heels of last week’s beatdown by the Niners, Green Bay only needed a trip to...
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Houston Texans
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Mark Menard
November 26, 2019 - 6:52 pm
Thanksgiving week is upon us, and as many as three teams could end the weekend grateful for 2019 postseason tickets. Let’s break down the playoff picture: NFC NORTH 1) Green Bay (8-3) | 2) Minnesota (8-3) | 3) Chicago (5-6) | 4) Detroit (3-7-1) The Packers had no answers Sunday night against the...
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Playoff Picture Week 12
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Mark Menard
November 21, 2019 - 7:35 pm
History was made this week with one of the fastest mathematical eliminations from the playoff picture in NFL history. Other teams already have one of their two paths to the postseason closed off until next season. And while no one can clinch a playoff spot this week, it may be getting close to that...
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Mark Menard
November 13, 2019 - 5:42 pm
Now that we’ve finally reached double-digits when counting the weeks of the NFL season, it’s time to start breaking down the weekly playoff picture. The division leaders haven’t had much flux in recent weeks, but a surprise contender leapt into the wild card race this week as Pittsburgh has ridden...
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Aug 29, 2019; New Orleans, LA, USA; New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton in the second half against the Miami Dolphins at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
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Seth Dunlap
September 04, 2019 - 6:10 pm
The NFL is a copy-cat league, as the old addage goes. When one franchise finds success with an outside-the-box approach, most other franchises typically try to emulate it. When Peyton Manning and Tom Brady began orchestrating their offenses with a barrage of pre-snap adjustments, those offenses...
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USA TODAY Sports
Seth Dunlap
September 03, 2019 - 7:34 pm
A couple of clicks into any sports website this time of year and you’ll find what that platform describes as the definitive ‘power rankings’ of every NFL team. They’re inescapable, and everybody from ESPN to a place appropriately called Football Absurdity will have them. That process of ranking all...
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WWL Newsroom
August 24, 2019 - 1:29 pm
Cam Newton hobbling to the locker room, the recipient of an unnecessary injury in an unnecessary game. A cash-grab in Canada, leading to what didn't even qualify as a glorified scrimmage on an 80-yard field. The Falcons charging top dollar to cheer for a quarterback last seen trying to make the...
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Tom Brady
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June 28, 2019 - 9:53 am
( WEEI ) - The Patriots won Super Bowl LIII just a few months ago and collected the requisite championship jewelry to celebrate that title earlier this month. But there has been some pretty significant movement – mostly departures – on the New England roster since the team collected its sixth...
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