Trial set to begin in McKnight's killing

GRETNA, La. (AP) The trial in a road-rage shooting that left former NFL football player Joe McKnight dead was set to begin with jury selecti…

Steelers, Saints staffs to work Pro Bowl

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) The coaching staffs of the Pittsburgh Steelers and New Orleans Saints have been selected to work the Pro Bowl on Jan. 28.…

Vikings' extra-point choice big in Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) The clock had ticked down to zero, and Minnesota fans were already deep into a celebration like no other. In this city’s lega…

Eagles still embracing underdog role

PHILADELPHIA (AP) The dog masks aren’t going anywhere. The Philadelphia Eagles (14-3) are home underdogs again. Case Keenum and the Minnesot…

Diggs erased years of Vikings heartache

An exceptional medley of great awareness, terrific balance and deft reflexes allowed Stefon Diggs to ad lib and seize both the ball and the …

Defense rose to challenge for Eagles

PHILADELPHIA (AP) When Carson Wentz went down for the Philadelphia Eagles, the pressure fell on backup Nick Foles and everyone else to step …

Jags march down field, take 7-0 lead

The Latest on the NFL playoffs on divisional weekend (all times EST): 1:35 p.m. The Jacksonville Jaguars are rolling in Pittsburgh. Leonard …

Sluggish offense leads to Falcons' exit

PHILADELPHIA (AP) The Atlanta Falcons nearly won a Super Bowl a year ago behind the NFL’s most potent offense. It was that side of the ball …

Motivated Eagles embrace underdog role

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Lane Johnson walked off the field wearing a dog mask while teammates barked after the Philadelphia Eagles squeaked out an …

Jaguars feeling good health-wise

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) The Jacksonville Jaguars are about as healthy as they could have hoped heading into the divisional round of the AFC …

Gronk: Belichick eliminates distractions

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) Rob Gronkowski says coach Bill Belichick makes it easy for the New England Patriots to ignore distractions such as th…

Ryan misses practice for personal issue

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan left team headquarters because of an undisclosed personal matter and did not practice…

Bills focused on continuing rebuild

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) Brief and disappointing as the Buffalo Bills’ first playoff appearance in 18 years was, veteran center Eric Wood can…

Chiefs, QB Smith facing tough questions

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The final pass Alex Smith threw this season was an incompletion over the middle on fourth down, one that would have gi…