A blown call in the N.F.C. championship game on Sunday exposed a weakness in the N.F.L.’s rule book, as officials cannot review certain judgment calls despite numerous video replays.
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The quarterbacks are a contrast, too. Tom Brady is 41 while Jared Goff is just 24. And this is the first Super Bowl to be a prime number since XLVII (47).
The league had largely avoided fan furor over this season, but disputed calls in Sunday’s two thrilling conference championship games brought it right back.
The victory over the Chiefs means Tom Brady and Co. will be playing for the title for the ninth time in the last two decades.
A blown call and a game-ending 57-yard field goal lifted Los Angeles past New Orleans and into the Super Bowl.
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The renowned soul singer said in a statement to Variety that it was “unfortunate that our national anthem has been dragged into this debate.”
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The effects of head trauma have gotten much of the attention, but huge weight gains have also damaged N.F.L. retirees.
Playing through injuries, he was a critical part of a daunting offensive line that helped Miami win back-to-back Super Bowls and achieve a perfect season.
Despite the Rooney Rule, enacted in 2003 to enhance opportunities for minority head coaches, white coaches have gotten nearly every job this year.
Sarah Thomas became the first woman to officiate an N.F.L. playoff game last weekend — making her one of a few women who have broken new ground in football.
After a mixed performance over three years in Miami, Gase asked Manning to put in a good word with the Jets. It worked.
After months of saying his football career was about to end, the Heisman Trophy winner suddenly is not so sure. Is it leverage or is he still trying to decide?
From the Chiefs’ running game to the Saints’ versatility at quarterback, there was plenty to note as four teams advanced to the conference championships.
Brees threw an interception on his first pass, and New Orleans fell behind, 14-0. But the Saints reeled off 20 straight points to oust the defending Super Bowl champions.
The N.F.L. officially released the lineup as Scott announced a $500,000 donation to the social justice group Dream Corps to head off criticism.
New England scored on its first four possessions and Los Angeles was never close in an A.F.C. divisional-round matchup.
Adding C.J. Anderson to the backfield with Todd Gurley II turned out to be a stroke of genius for Sean McVay and the Rams.