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Drake tries to get out in front of 'curse' by supporting every NFL playoff team
The "Drake Curse" has become infamous in the sports world, so the recording artist poked fun at it by supporting every remaining NFL team.         
(Jan 20 -- USA Today)

NFL matchups to watch in conference title games: Patriots' running backs could torch Chiefs
Chad Millman of The Action Network stops by to help you place your bets heading into the NFL's Conference Championship games. We're taking a look at one critical matchup in every NFL playoff game, continuing with Sunday's conference championship games ...
(Jan 19 -- Yahoo! Sports)

NFL fines Colts DL Autry, Rams CB Peters
The NFL has fined Indianapolis Colts defensive lineman Denico Autry and Los Angeles Rams cornerback Marcus Peters for separate incidents in last weekend's divisional playoffs, NFL Network reported Saturday. Autry was fined $13,369 for his hip-swiveling ce
(Jan 19 -- Yahoo! Sports)

This whole panel picked Patriots to beat Chiefs ... except Ray Lewis
No amount of optimism in a room can make Ray Lewis give credit to his former on-field rival.
(Jan 19 -- Yahoo! Sports)

Goff leads Rams into NFC title game vs. Saints
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. Although Jared Goff is uncomfortable being overly nosy when he's around the NFL's best quarterbacks, he kept a close eye on Drew Brees while they were together at the Pro Bowl in Orlando last year. The most prolific passer in NFL
(Jan 19 -- Yahoo! Sports)

Eagles do the right thing, give Foles his $1M bonus
There's normally no rounding up when a player falls just short of a threshold for a bonus. Nick Foles is not a normal case.
(Jan 19 -- Yahoo! Sports)

Cardinals hire Tom Clements as primary offensive assistant
The Cardinals have hired Tom Clements, though the veteran coach will not have the title of offensive coordinator. According to multiple reports, Clements will serve as passing game coordinator and quarterbacks coach. Head coach Kliff Kingsbury will call t
(Jan 19 -- ProFootballTalk.com)

Patriots Head to Kansas City for AFC Championship
The Patriots boarded buses at Gillette Stadium, drove to the airport, hopped on the team plane and took off for Kansas City on Saturday afternoon. It's been a season of ups and downs. "Oh, it's been a struggle," Nolan Donovan, of Worcester, said. "At the
(Jan 19 -- Yahoo! Sports)

NFL fines J.J. Wilcox for horse collar tackle
Colts safety J.J. Wilcox likely knew more than a penalty was coming the moment he grabbed Sammy Watkins from behind. The league fined Wilcox $20,054 for unnecessary roughness for his foul in last week’s divisional round game against the Chiefs. It h
(Jan 19 -- ProFootballTalk.com)

Washington hires Nate Kaczor as special teams coach
Washington hired Nate Kaczor as its special teams coordinator, the team announced. Kaczor replaces Ben Kotwica, who joined the Falcons 10 days ago after five years in Washington. Kaczor has 11 years of experience in the NFL. He spent the past three season
(Jan 19 -- ProFootballTalk.com)

Player News

Cameron Brate (hip) has offseason surgery
Cameron Brate had arthroscopic surgery to repair a torn labrum in his hip.
(Jan 19)