NFL

Do the Giants need an experienced head coach to pair with rookie GM?

The Bills and 49ers offer proof that Giants GM Joe Schoen should find a coach he clicks with, not experience. ... Continue Reading

Playoff bracket: AFC, NFC and Super Bowl schedule

Find everything you need to know about the NFL playoffs here, including the TV schedule. ... Continue Reading

McShay: How Patrick Mahomes changed the way I scout quarterbacks

Five years ago, Patrick Mahomes' pre-draft scouting report weighed poor mechanics against incredible results. And Todd McShay looks at the position differently today because of it. ... Continue Reading

Sean Payton put the Saints in a 'better' place, but what's next?

Payton, who led the Saints to their only Super Bowl in 2009, says they aren't done just because he's leaving. ... Continue Reading

Why Sean Payton's shadow will loom over Cowboys' Mike McCarthy

With Payton out in New Orleans, speculation over a Cowboys reunion seems inevitable. ... Continue Reading

AB to pursue legal action against Buccaneers

Antonio Brown told HBO's "Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel" he intends to sue the Bucs for releasing him after he said he was too injured to continue playing and that he also is considering a civil lawsuit for defamation. ... Continue Reading

Saints' Payton steps away, unsure of what's next

Saints coach Sean Payton has decided to step away after 16 years with the franchise. "I don't know what's next -- and it kind of feels good," he said. ... Continue Reading

Rodgers hints his decision likely by tag deadline

Aaron Rodgers said Tuesday on "The Pat McAfee Show" that he likely will make a decision on his future by the March 8 franchise tag deadline out of respect for teammate Davante Adams. ... Continue Reading

Clearing up Russell Wilson situation among Seahawks' biggest offseason tasks

How to handle their franchise quarterback looms over the Seahawks, but it's hardly the only thing they must address after a very disappointing 2021. ... Continue Reading

Mahomes, Allen and Burrow: Browns' road to Super Bowl blocked by elite AFC quarterbacks

The AFC is absolutely loaded with elite QBs at perhaps the worst time possible for the Browns. ... Continue Reading

New QB reality in AFC intensifies pressure on Jets, Zach Wilson

The AFC is entering a golden era for quarterbacks, raising the stakes for the Jets' development of Wilson. ... Continue Reading

32 NFL teams, 32 big free-agent decisions: Which players will return to their 2021 team?

NFL free agency kicks off March 16. Who is on the market and what will each team do? ... Continue Reading

Inside the Matthew Stafford-Cooper Kupp pass

The 44-yard pass from Stafford to Kupp that set up Matt Gay's winning field goal wasn't even supposed to happen. ... Continue Reading

Has Jimmy Garoppolo reshaped his NFL future?

When the 49ers drafted Trey Lance with the No. 3 overall pick, it seemed Garoppolo's days as the team's starting QB were numbered. But once again Jimmy G has the 49ers on the doorstep of the Super Bowl. ... Continue Reading

Source: Eagles create cap space with Brooks deal

The Eagles and guard Brandon Brooks recently agreed to a reworked contract that includes a reduced salary for the 2022 season and gives the team an additional $12.38 million in salary-cap space, a source told ESPN. ... Continue Reading