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John Harbaugh acknowledges plan, isn’t going to share it

Ravens coach John Harbaugh has been enjoying the poker game far too much to fold now. So while he didn’t get into too many specifics about his plan now that veteran quarterback Joe Flacco is healthy again, he at least acknowledged that there was a plan. Via Jonas Shaffer of the Baltimore Sun, the announcement of [more]

NFC playoff picture: Seahawks take a commanding wild card lead

The Seahawks are heading to the playoffs. Although Seattle hasn’t actually clinched a playoff berth yet, Monday night’s win over Minnesota just about ensured that the Seahawks will be there in January. They now have a two-game lead in the wild card race with three games to play, and considering that the 49ers and Cardinals [more]

Ravens think Lamar Jackson’s ankle should be fine

Robert Griffin III played quarterback for the final two plays of Baltimore’s overtime loss to the Chiefs on Sunday because Lamar Jackson injured his ankle on a sack by Justin Houston and Dee Ford. It doesn’t look like the injury is going to be a long-term issue for Jackson. Ravens head coach John Harbaugh said [more]

Cardinals and 49ers duking it out for top spot (in 2019 NFL Draft)

The Cardinals are standing on the gas. Not offensively, or in terms of wins and losses or anything, but for the top pick in the 2019 NFL Draft. By losing to the Lions yesterday, the Cardinals moved back into a three-way tie with the 49ers and Raiders with 3-10 records as they jockey for the [more]

NFC playoff picture: The division races are basically done

The Saints, Rams, Bears and Cowboys will win the four NFC divisions. That’s only official in the case of the NFC South and NFC West, where the Saints and Rams have already clinched. But we can pencil in the Bears as champions of the NFC North and the Cowboys as champions of the NFC East. [more]

Saints bounce back to beat Bucs, clinch NFC South

As it turns out, six quarters was enough of a break for the Saints offense. Overcoming last week’s loss to Dallas and a first half in which they were limited to a field goal, the Saints came back to beat the Buccaneers 28-14. The win moved them to 11-2, and clinched the NFC South title [more]

Buccaneers continue their positive starts against Saints

The Buccaneers beat the Saints in the opener, in one of the truly inexplicable results of the season. And even with a different quarterback, they’re still playing well. Jameis Winston hit Cameron Brate for a touchdown to cap an impressive opening drive, allowing them to decline a pass interference penalty on the play. It was [more]

Week 14 early inactives

Every week we bring you all the inactives from the early games in one post, constantly updated with the latest information. Check back to see the full list as it becomes available 90 minutes ahead of the 1 p.m. ET kickoffs. Panthers at Browns Panthers: K Graham Gano, CB Lorenzo Doss, WR Mose Frazier, DE Marquis [more]

Week 14 injury report roundup

Week 14 of the 2018 NFL season kicked off on Thursday with a win by the Titans and it continues with 14 more games on Sunday, which means that the 28 teams in those games submitted their final injury reports of the week on Friday. Questionable players are uncertain to play, doubtful players are unlikely [more]

Marshon Lattimore hoping for better results against Mike Evans this weekend

The Saints opened the season with a 48-40 loss to the Buccaneers and wide receiver Mike Evans had a big hand in Tampa’s success. Evans caught seven passes for 147 yards and a touchdown and four of those catches and the touchdown came when he was matched up against Saints cornerback Marshon Lattimore. Lattimore said [more]

Jameis Winston embraces his role as a runner

Jameis Winston is trying to reclaim his hold on the Buccaneers’ starting quarterback job. And if that means becoming a bit of a running back, he’s willing to do that as well. After making big plays with his feet last week against the Panthers, Winston said he’s willing to keep running if that’s what they [more]

Michael Thomas returns to practice for the Saints

The Saints practiced yesterday without wide receiver Michael Thomas, but the news appears to be good. According to Josh Katzenstein of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, Thomas was back on the field Thursday, so the ankle problem must not have been a serious one. Thomas is coming off a rough stretch of games, with just nine [more]

Michael Thomas misses practice with ankle injury

The Saints will face one of the only teams to beat them this year, and they may not have receiver Michael Thomas at full strength. Thomas missed practice on Wednesday with an ankle injury. Despite having 1,120 receiving yards on the season, Thomas added only 40 in last week’s loss to the Cowboys. He hasn’t [more]

Dirk Koetter is the NFL’s top fourth-down risk taker

In September, Buccaneers coach Dirk Koetter expressed an aversion to rolling the dice on fourth down during a season-opening win over the Saints, explaining that going for it and failing becomes the recipe for getting fired. For Koetter, that was the exception. According to the NFL, Koetter has the highest rate of going for it [more]

Free tickets didn’t fill up Tampa Bay’s stadium

The Buccaneers, desperate to fill Raymond James Stadium, offered two free tickets to every season-ticket holder for last Sunday’s game against the Panthers. It didn’t work. As recently explained by SportsBusiness Daily, the venue remained at only 80-percent capacity for the game, with 52,568 persons at the 65,618-seat facility. Per the Charlotte Observer, the upper deck [more]

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