In the end, it didn't matter because he's going to the Super Bowl.
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The magic carpet ride that is Chris Holtmann's first season as Ohio state coach continues Monday night against Nebraska at Value City Arena. The No. 22 Buckeyes improved their record to 17-4 overall and 8-0 in the Big...Show More Summary
The Ertz family was too busy to scoreboard-watch last night. Eagles tight end Zach Ertz was in the midst of the NFC Championship Game, while his wife Julie was playing for the U.S. women’s soccer team. As it turns out, they both won in routs, with the United States beating Denmark 5-1 in San Diego [more]
Jaguars linebacker Myles Jack made a sensational play in the AFC Championship Game when he ran down Patriots running back Dion Lewis, forced a fumble and recovered it. But did the officials rob Jack of an even more sensational play? After recovering the ball on the ground, Jack got up and started sprinting down the [more]
The pair embraced after Amendola's two-touchdown game.
Even though the teams who are hiring Patriots assistants can’t officially make a move until after the Super Bowl, there’s only one real coaching vacancy left in the NFL. And it may not be vacant for long. Bill Voth of the Panthers team website just mentioned offhandedly that he’d be “shocked” if Panthers defensive coordinator [more]
She's married to Zach Ertz, the Eagles' tight end.
Titans safety Kevin Byard led the league in interceptions and was named a first-team All Pro by the Associated Press, but he wasn’t named to the AFC’s initial Pro Bowl roster. Byard will be heading to Orlando as one of the long list of replacements added to the game, however. The Titans announced that Byard [more]
The Jaguars are going to have to scout differently this year. With yesterday’s loss to the Patriots, the Jaguars will pick 29th in the 2018 NFL Draft, the lowest they’ve picked in the first round since 2000, when they burned the 29th pick on R. Jay Soward. But the draft status also shows how far [more]
SportsPulse: From Philadelphia, NFL insiders Lorenzo Reyes and Mike Jones look ahead to Super Bowl LII's matchup between the Patriots and Eagles.
Greased poles weren't going to stop die-hards from celebrating.
A look at former Bills players who will be in the Super Bowl. Running through the changes to the Dolphins coaching staff. Patriots CB Stephon Gilmore punctuated his first AFC Championship Game with a big play. Jets TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins marked a year of sobriety. Ravens TE Benjamin Watson is a finalist for the Walter [more]
The Vikings didn’t get the game they anticipated from wide receiver Adam Thielen, perhaps because of a back injury that happened last week. But Thielen refused to use it as an excuse for last night’s loss. “I’m just playing football, I don’t think about it,” he said, via Andrew Krammer of the Minneapolis Star Tribune. [more]
The NFC title game featured the Kendricks brothers. Mychal (pictured) plays linebacker for the Eagles, and Eric plays linebacker for the Vikings. So Eric is happy that his brother is going to the Super Bowl, right? Maybe eventually, but not right now. “I want to be there you know, I’m a competitor and I play this [more]
We’ve known for some time now that the Colts are expected to make Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels their next head coach, but nothing can become official until the Patriots are done playing this season. We now know that will be sometime on the evening of February 4 in Minneapolis, but the team can chat [more]
Sunday wasn’t the first time Danny Amendola made a big play in a big game. It’s just that this time, he was the last one left to make them. Amendola caught two fourth-quarter touchdowns as the Patriots came back to beat the Jaguars and advance to Super Bowl LII, and he caught them primarily because [more]
There was a point when Eagles quarterback Nick Foles thought he was going to retire as an NFL player rather than continue a career that had hit rough times after early success in his first tour of duty in Philadelphia. Foles put off retirement to take a job with the Chiefs and then came back [more]
The Vikings picked a very bad night to have a very bad night. After finishing the regular season as the NFL’s stingiest defense, the Vikings gave up more points and yards to the Eagles than they’d given up in a single game all year in their 38-7 NFC title game loss. They allowed Philadelphia to [more]
The thumb was a pretty big deal. But after advancing to yet another Super Bowl, Patriots quarterback Tom Brady didn’t want to sound like a jerk. “I think it kind of sounds arrogant to say, ‘Oh, yeah, it bothered me,’ when you have a pretty good game. So I won’t say it,” Brady said, via Rich [more]
There aren’t a lot of Eagles players with Super Bowl experience, but two of their players have pretty fresh memories of playing in the biggest game of the year. Running back LeGarrette Blount and defensive end Chris Long were both members of the Patriots when they came back to beat the Falcons in Super Bowl [more]