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Mahomes raises expectations of return after taking majority snaps on Thursday

Thursday, January 21st, 2021
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Patrick Mahomes took the majority of first-team reps in practice Thursday, even though he remains in the NFL's concussion protocol, raising expectations that he will start in the AFC championship game against the Buffalo Bills.

Patrick Mahomes practises, remains in concussion protocol

Wednesday, January 20th, 2021
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Kansas City quarterback Patrick Mahomes remains in the NFL's concussion protocol, but practised in a limited capacity on Wednesday, raising hopes that the reigning Super Bowl MVP can play in Sunday's AFC title game against Buffalo.

Indianapolis Colts QB Philip Rivers, retires from NFL after 17 seasons

Wednesday, January 20th, 2021
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When Philip Rivers first started tossing footballs as a high-school ball boy, he heaved them any way he could. The throwing motion stuck — and success soon followed.

Packers QB Aaron Rodgers says he will guest-host on Jeopardy!

Tuesday, January 12th, 2021
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Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers says he will be a guest host on "Jeopardy!" during the off-season. The show is currently using a series of interim hosts to replace Alex Trebek, who died of cancer on Nov. 8.

Lamar Jackson, Ravens vanquish Titans to advance to divisional round

Sunday, January 10th, 2021
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Lamar Jackson led the Baltimore Ravens past the Tennessee Titans 20-13 in an AFC wild card game Sunday.

Bills earn 1st sweep of Patriots since ’99 with dominant win

Monday, December 28th, 2020
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Josh Allen passed for four touchdowns and the Buffalo Bills became the first AFC East foe to sweep the season series with the New England Patriots in two decades with a 38-9 victory on Monday night.

Saints’ Alvin Kamara rushes for record-tying 6 TDs in division-clinching win over Vikings

Friday, December 25th, 2020
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Alvin Kamara tied an NFL record by running for six touchdowns in a game and finished with a career-high 155 yards rushing to help New Orleans beat the Minnesota Vikings 52-33 on Friday and clinch a fourth straight NFC South title.

Patrick Mahomes’ dramatic flair highlights Kansas City’s win over Saints

Sunday, December 20th, 2020
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Patrick Mahomes had his full repertoire of side-arm throws, basketball-style push passes and underhanded flips on display while passing for 254 yards and three touchdowns, and Kansas City extended its winning streak to nine games with a 32-29 victory over the New Orleans Saints on Sunday.

Josh Allen, Bills rout Broncos to clinch 1st AFC East crown in 25 years

Saturday, December 19th, 2020
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The Buffalo Bills captured their first AFC East title in a quarter-century Saturday when 24-year-old quarterback Josh Allen threw for two touchdowns and ran for two more in a 48-19 rout of the Denver Broncos.

No major changes to NFL virus protocol for playoffs despite bubble consideration

Tuesday, December 15th, 2020
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NFL teams won't be allowed to create local bubbles during the post-season by mandating that players stay in a hotel, except for the night before a game.