Falcons WR Julio Jones practices, coach says ‘looked good’ (Yahoo Sports)

Falcons star wide receiver Julio Jones cleared his final hurdle for Sunday’s NFC championship game against Green Bay by practicing for the first time this week on Friday. Coach Dan Quinn said Jones had no limitations in his first practice since aggravating his sprained left toe last week. Jones did not appear to favor the […]

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Injured Packers Nelson, Adams could be game-time decisions (Yahoo Sports)

The Green Bay Packers may not know the status of injured receivers Jordy Nelson, Davante Adams and Geronimo Allison until just before the NFC championship game on Sunday. The Packers didn’t have on-field work on Friday, when all three players were listed as questionable on the injury report. The team may make a decision on […]

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Packers secondary has setback with Randall’s foot injury (Yahoo Sports)

The Packers have added cornerback Damarious Randall to the injury report for Sunday’s divisional playoff at Dallas with a foot issue, a potential setback for a secondary that has battled injuries most of the season. Randall was listed as questionable Saturday, joining cornerback Quinten Rollins, who is recovering from a neck injury and is in […]

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Ryan leads Falcons to NFC title game, beating Seattle 36-20 (Yahoo Sports)

Matt Ryan hardly resembled a quarterback who can’t win the big games. Returning to the postseason for the first time in four years, Ryan threw for 338 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Atlanta Falcons past the Seattle Seahawks 36-20 in the divisional round Saturday. The Falcons are headed to the NFC championship game […]

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49ers interview Patriots OC Josh McDaniels for coach opening (Yahoo Sports)

The San Francisco 49ers’ cross-country coach and general manager search landed in New England on Saturday where the team interviewed Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels for the head coach’s job. Team CEO Jed York has been meeting with candidates for both jobs all week as he seeks to replace coach Chip Kelly and general manager […]

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Steelers win AFC North after rallying past Ravens 31-27 (Yahoo Sports)

The clock ticking and a season filled with promise evaporating, Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger took the snap, turned to his left and put the AFC North title in the hands of Antonio Brown. The star wide receiver caught the ball at the Baltimore 1 and waited for the hit he knew was coming. When it […]

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The Latest: Big days for Vikings Thielen, Packers Nelson (Yahoo Sports)

Minnesota’s Adam Thielen and Green Bay’s Jordy Nelson are having big days at Lambeau Field, where the Packers have a 28-13 lead over the Vikings at halftime. Thielen has already reached a career-high 142 yards on six catches, including a 71-yard touchdown pass. Green Bay’s secondary is getting torched again following a porous fourth quarter […]

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