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Jason Garrett on spiking ball: We wanted to preserve timeout

Among the plays that helped set the stage for the Packers to beat the Cowboys with a last-second field goal was a spike by Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott on the team’s final drive. A pass to Jason Witten gave the Cowboys a first down in Green Bay territory with 1:07 left to play and Prescott spiked…

Practice made perfect for Jared Cook on his huge catch

The dramatic pass to Packers tight end Jared Cook had a certain drawn-in-the-dirt feel, but they actually saw the same play in practice last week. And fortunately for Cook, he was able to make the most of his second chance, since he was out of bounds the first time they ran it. Via Tom Silverstein of the Milwaukee…

Cowboys tight end Jason Witten knows he has a “shelf life”

Cowboys tight end Jason Witten wasn’t necessarily talking about being at the end of the line. But he’s also wise enough to know he might have just lost his last best shot at a Super Bowl ring. When a reporter mentioned to the 34-year-old tight end last night that he had never been to the conference…

Mike Tomlin calls Patriots “a–holes” in video posted by Antonio Brown

Steelers receiver Antonio Brown made an odd decision to stream a Facebook live video of the team’s locker room after Sunday night’s win in Kansas City, a decision that gave fans access to to coach Mike Tomlin’s postgame speech — in which he referred to the Patriots as “a–holes.” The video, which has been viewed…

Who had the best individual performance this weekend?

Monday’s PFT Live will spend plenty of time looking back on the divisional-round weekend. So the question of the day, not surprisingly, will do the same thing. And here it is: Who had the best individual performance of the weekend? The choices are below. Pick one, make your case in the comments, call us out…

Rams will turn attention to possible front-office improvements

Now that the Rams have a new head coach, other changes could be coming to the organization. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, the Rams will now look at ways to improve their front office. While searching for their latest coach, the Rams obtained feedback from various persons. They will study how to…

Kelce tees off on officials, late holding call

After the Chiefs lost to the Steelers Sunday night, 18-16, Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce wasn’t shy in sharing his feelings about the penalty that negated the two-point conversion pass that would have tied the game. The Chiefs had scored on a Spencer Ware run with 2:43 left to come within two points. Quarterback Alex…

Chiefs hold, so Steelers hold on

A two-point conversion that would have tied the game was negated by penalty, and the Steelers then killed the clock and held on to beat the Chiefs Sunday night, 18-16. The Chiefs had scored on a Spencer Ware run with 2:43 left to come within two points. Alex Smith found Demetrius Harris wide open on…

Chris Boswell sets NFL postseason record with six field goals

Chris Boswell has kicked a playoff record six field goals, and the Steelers hold an 18-10 lead over the Chiefs in the final 10 minutes. Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger got up limping following a sack just before the sixth field goal, but that’s happened before and Roethlisberger tends to be OK. He’s been pretty good,…

Steelers continue to push Chiefs around

Chris Boswell has kicked five field goals, and the Steelers hold a 15-7 lead over the Chiefs in the third quarter. The Chiefs are struggling to move the ball. The Steelers are moving it and are over 300 total yards but keep settling for field goals. The Chiefs went four series between first downs before…

Tornado warning forces players, fans to stay put at AT&T Stadium

Any Cowboys who hoped to make a quick exit from AT&T Stadium after a painful 34-31 loss to the Packers were blocked from doing so by Mother Nature. A tornado warning in the Dallas area has led security at the stadium to have people shelter in place away from windows until the storm makes its…

Steelers dominant, but settling for field goals

The Steelers dominated most of the first half but they only hold a 12-7 lead at halftime. Chris Boswell has kicked four field goals, three from inside 40 yards, and the Steelers have to hope that their inability to get in the end zone doesn’t eventually come back to haunt them. In the first 25…

2003 sexual assault allegations against Vance Joseph resurface

New Broncos head coach Vance Joseph was accused of sexually assaulting two women at Colorado University in 2003, allegations that resurfaced after he was hired in Denver last week. Joseph was not arrested or charged, but the Boulder Daily Camera reported this weekend that the two women talked to police about the incident during a…

Steelers keeping Chris Boswell busy, missing opportunities

Chris Boswell has three field goals, and the Steelers hold a 9-7 lead over the Chiefs in the second quarter. The Steelers have moved the ball and have to hope settling for field goals won’t come back to bite them later in the game. The Steelers have nine first downs and just as many points…

Jared Cook: It was a perfect throw by Aaron Rodgers

The Packers are headed to Atlanta for the NFC Championship Game next Sunday thanks to some last-second heroics by tight end Jared Cook and quarterback Aaron Rodgers. Facing third-and-20 with the score tied and 12 seconds left in regulation, Rodgers rolled to his left and fired a strike to Cook down the sideline. Cook made…

Wilson touchdown gives Chiefs early 7-3 lead

The Chiefs hold an early 7-3 lead on the Steelers after both teams scored on their initial possessions. Alex Smith threw a 5-yard touchdown pass to Albert Wilson, capping a six-play, 55-yard drive, to give the Chiefs the lead. The Steelers got what they wanted on the game’s first drive until they got inside the…

Packers get the game-winner as time expires over Cowboys

Aaron Rodgers wasn’t quite perfect, but Mason Crosby was. The Packers kicker had to hit his game-winning field goal twice, but he nailed the 51-yarder twice as the Packers beat the Cowboys 34-31 to advance to the NFC Championship Game. They’ll travel to Atlanta next week, but it will be hard to top this one…

Josh McDaniels conflicted about taking 49ers job

As the 49ers search for a new coach and a new General Manager, they have one overriding priority: Making sure the coach and G.M. will get along well. One of the leading candidates to become the next head coach has one overriding priority: Making sure his next NFL head-coaching job will work out far better…

NFL still reviewing Joey Porter case under personal conduct policy

Steelers linebacker coach Joey Porter will work on Sunday night in Kansas City. Whether he will be missing any work in the future remains to be seen. A league spokesman tells PFT that Porter’s situation is still being reviewed under the personal conduct policy. The Steelers initially placed Porter on leave but then reinstated him when…

Cowboys come back to tie it with Packers in fourth

The Cowboys had every reason to go away. They didn’t. With Dak Prescott making plays in the passing game and the running game eventually wearing Green Bay down, the Cowboys have come back to tie the NFC Divisional Round game with the Packers 28-28 with 4:08 left in the game. Prescott hit Dez Bryant with…

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