NFL NEWS
» Two-point conversion propels Chargers into postseason
Mike Williams caught a touchdown and a two-point conversion with 4 seconds left to lift the Chargers into a tie for the AFC's best record at 11-3.

» Ridley 'fired up' to face Pats after bitter '14 exit
Stevan Ridley didn't shy away from his remark that the Pats "trashed" him after a 2014 injury and said he has had Sunday's game "circled on the schedule a long time."

» Chiefs' Jones ties mark with 10-game sack streak
The Chiefs' Chris Jones tied an NFL record with his 10th consecutive game with a sack when he took down Chargers QB Philip Rivers in the second quarter Thursday night.

» Sherman unfazed by Clark's 'era is over' talk
49ers cornerback Richard Sherman said Thursday that he wasn't bothered by Frank Clark's comments that his "era was over" in Seattle. "The era was over in my mind. Obviously. I'm here," he said.

» Redskins LB Foster blames cousin for IG remarks
Redskins linebacker Mason Foster blames a cousin for a private Instagram account that caused controversy with pointed remarks about the team and its fan base.

» Saints' Newton: 'Long journey' back from injury
Derek Newton said he's "thankful" to be back on an NFL roster with the Saints after tearing both of his patellar tendons in a game for the Texans against the Broncos in 2016.

» Sources: Eagles' Wentz has fractured vertebra
Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz has a fractured vertebra that won't need surgery but might keep him out for the rest of the season, sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter.

» Ex-DT Brent, club owner hit with $25M verdict
Former Cowboys player Josh Brent and the owner of a now-defunct nightclub were each found 48 percent liable by a jury Thursday in the death of Brent's teammate, Jerry Brown Jr., whose mother and estate were awarded $25 million.

» Week 15 NFL playoff picture: Chargers clinch berth, scramble AFC West
If the regular season ended right now, here's how the top six would look in each conference, plus clinching scenarios.

» Goff to L.A., Wentz to Philly: How they became the top two picks in 2016
The duo may not get a shot at a rematch Sunday because of Wentz's back issue, but they'll forever be linked by the intrigue of the 2016 draft.

» History repeating? Nick Foles could lead another underdog charge
It was a year ago in L.A. where Foles stepped in for an injured Carson Wentz and started his Super Bowl ride, which might come full circle on Sunday.

» Barnwell's rookie QB report cards: All the good, bad and ugly
All five first-round signal-callers are now starters, but their results have been hit-and-miss so far. Here's what you need to know.

» Prime-time Parlay: Straight-up picks for this week's biggest games
Prime-time Parlay is your FPI-based guide that predicts the results of all the biggest NFL games of Week 15.

» Love, Hate and why 'Die Hard' is a Christmas movie
The debate about the iconic film continues, so Matthew states his case and also provides his usual fantasy football lineup advice for Week 15.

» Fantasy football Week 15 rankings
Fantasy football rankings from Matthew Berry, Field Yates, Mike Clay, Eric Karabell, Stephania Bell and Tristan H. Cockcroft for Week 15.

» Pick your miracle: Minneapolis or Miami?
Over the past 11 months, the NFL has produced two jaw-dropping miracle plays that defied logic and snatched a victory. Which one reigns supreme?

» The gunslinger 'artist': The risk and reward of Ben Roethlisberger
In a new era of NFL passers, Ben Roethlisberger might be the last true extension of Brett Favre, balancing picks and big plays with throwback style.

» Andy Reid has waited his entire career for the 2018 Chiefs
This is the team Andy Reid has always wanted to coach, one that is so dynamic offensively it can overcome any obstacle.

» Can a fully healthy Joey Bosa put Chargers atop the AFC?
Joey Bosa missed the Chargers' first nine games with a bruised foot, but after a slow start, he has four sacks in the past three games.

» In most humbling moment, Joe Flacco handles benching with class
This officially begins the Lamar Jackson era, but there was no drama or controversy because Flacco chose not to make this an awkward transition.

» Going deep with an NFL chain crew
Football is a game of inches, and there's a team of men and women at each NFL game that measures every last inch.

» Bears-Packers, Part II: What has changed, lies ahead for rivals
There has been a shift in the balance of power in the NFC North since they met in Week 1. What has gone right and wrong for each -- and will it last?

» Cousins or Darnold? It was best $90 million Jets never spent
The Jets were eager to give Kirk Cousins a megadeal, but Jets GM Mike Maccagnan should be oh-so-thankful that the Vikings QB used them as leverage.

» Notable bets: Dolphins, Raiders help books to winning weekend
The Miami Miracle helped to kill many parlays that included the Patriots, leading to another winning weekend for Vegas sportsbooks. Here are the notable bets.