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The Advocate

Saints vs. Rams: How to watch, follow live updates from NFC Championship; See keys to game, more

Another week, another familiar foe standing in the New Orleans Saints' way of making it to Atlanta for Super Bowl 53.

The Advocate

'WE'RE ALL READY': The New Orleans Saints, their fans and the city try to grab a Super Bowl berth

Terron Armstead, like everyone else in the New Orleans Saints locker room, has waited for this chance all his life.

New York Daily News

Eagles send Nick Foles surprise gift before inevitable split

Breakups in sports, or elsewhere, usually don’t end quite like this. The Eagles gifted Nick Foles a $1 million signing bonus, ESPN reports, despite the Super Bowl MVP falling short of an incentive requiring he play 33 percent of the team’s snaps en route to a playoff berth. While Foles of course...

ClutchPoints

Why the New Orleans Saints must re-sign Mark Ingram

The New Orleans Saints this past regular season proved once again that they shouldn’t be forgotten. Drew Brees has once again carried his team into the conference championship round of the playoffs. He could even carry them to a Super Bowl appearance or victory. The 40-year-old quarterback came into this season with something to prove Through […] The post Why the New Orleans Saints must re-sign Mark Ingram appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Niner Nation

Prospects to watch in the 2019 NFLPA Collegiate Bowl

We highlight and profile the 2019 NFL draft-eligible prospects to watch in the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl on Saturday, January 19. The NFLPA Collegiate Bowl kicks off today at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California. Like the Shrine Game, the NFLPA Bowl is an annual All-Star game by invitation that consists of players mostly in division one (FBS) as well as the FCS division. This bowl game offers draft-eligible prospects an opportunity to work with NFL coaches and scouts and showcase their talents as they prepare for the core stages of the NFL Draft process. Coaching the American Squad will be...

SportsDay

Six-year Pro Bowl streak for the Dallas Cowboys will come to an end in Orlando

All good things must come to an end.The Dallas Cowboys will get a taste of that when for the first time since 2012, a member of their vaunted offensive line will not play in the Pro Bowl.Both Tyron Smith and Zack Martin were named to the Pro Bowl last month, but due to injuries suffered throughout the season (and the extended time playing despite them in a pair of playoff games) both players will not take part in the additional game on January 27.Smith has been selected to the Pro Bowl six straight years from 2013-18 and Martin has made it the past five years, every one of his NFL...

Silver And Black Pride

2019 East/West Shrine Game, NFLPA Collegiate Bowl open thread

Greetings, Raider Nation! If you’re wondering what to watch today, there will be two college football all-star games to watch featuring college seniors who didn’t get a Senior Bowl invite. This is a great opportunity to scout players from lesser-known schools who might not otherwise get a long look. The Shrine Game also has a tradition of including players Canadian programs, unlike the Senior Bowl. The East/West Shrine Game is up first at noon on NFL Network. Its many alumni include Hingle McCringleberry, Bismo Funyuns, Quiznatodd Bidness and Fudge. But this year, look out for QBs Brett...

Acme Packing Company

2019 Shrine Game & NFLPA Collegiate Bowl: Game times, TV broadcast info, & more

Two of the top college football all-star games kick off this afternoon. Some of the best players in college football take the field for one last time today before they officially shift their focus entirely to preparations for the 2019 NFL Draft. Two college all-star games are on the docket on this fine Saturday, with the East-West Shrine Game and NFLPA Collegiate Bowl kicking off this afternoon. After the Senior Bowl, which takes place next week, these two games are the next-best of these games, and they afford their participants the opportunity to put in a week’s worth of practice and...

FOX Sports

Column: Atlanta braces for nightmarish Super Bowl matchup

Column: With the big game just two weeks away, Atlanta braces for a Super Bowl matchup that seems like a nightmare: Saints vs. Patriots

ClutchPoints

Saints TE Benjamin Watson could be ready for the Super Bowl

New Orleans Saints tight end Benjamin Watson is currently dealing with appendicitis and will most likely miss the NFC Championship Game against the Los Angeles Rams this Sunday, according to Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk. However, the good news is that Watson does not need surgery at the moment, indicating that he could be […] The post Saints TE Benjamin Watson could be ready for the Super Bowl appeared first on ClutchPoints.

The Falcoholic

A Falcons fan’s petty rooting guide and our staff’s picks for the NFC and AFC Championship Games

Please just let us have a Rams vs. Chiefs Super Bowl. PLEASE. This weekend we’ll find out if our worst nightmare — a Patriots vs. Saints Super Bowl in Atlanta’s very own Mercedes-Benz Stadium — will come true. Dave already gave you three compelling reasons to root for the Rams against the Saints, but I just need to give you one: Do it because they’re the Saints. Imagine what Saints fans are going to be like if they win against the Patriots, of all teams, in the Falcons’ home stadium? They’re mostly insufferable now. That will give them unbearable hubris, and they will never...

Cincy Jungle

OPEN THREAD: East-West Shrine Game & NFLPA Bowl

The college football all-star circuit begins. The 2019 NFL Draft season is about to get going with the first set of college football all-star games. Today, you can watch the 2019 East-West Shrine Game, followed by the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl. There will be plenty of NFL prospects taking part in both games, especially of the Day 3 variety, where Cincinnati should make around six selections. Here’s the info you need to watch and follow both games: How to watch the 2019 East-West Shrine Game Location: Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida Game Time: 3 pm EST Televised: NFL...

Da Windy City

Chicago Bears: The NFLPA Collegiate Bowl, Shrine Game offer draft intrigue

With the Chicago Bear’s offseason already in full swing, we get an early look at some possible draft targets.  There is a huge draft disadvantage that the Chicago Bears have and it’s really the first time they’ve had this problem: they lack serious draft capital. Now, this can obviously be pointed to the Khalil Mack […] Chicago Bears: The NFLPA Collegiate Bowl, Shrine Game offer draft intrigue - Da Windy City - Da Windy City - A Chicago Sports Site - Bears, Bulls, Cubs, White Sox, Blackhawks, Fighting Illini & More

The Advocate

Nomadic Rams, having jilted home cities twice, have complicated relationship with fan base

The Rams have broken hearts and left behind bitter fans in two different cities — in St. Louis, where the team spent 21 years, won a Super Bowl and then split town in a nasty divorce, and in Los Angeles,…

Niner Nation

Prospects to watch in the 2019 Shrine Game

We highlight and profile the 2019 NFL draft-eligible prospects from the East-West Shrine game on Saturday, January 19. Things are winding down as the NFL postseason is coming to its end. There are only three games left - the NFC and AFC Championship games this weekend and the Super Bowl two weekends from now - and, of the matchups we have, it’s safe to say that no matter who wins we will still have a quite the show in Atlanta. As the season comes to a close we will start seeing more and more news posted about the the upcoming draft and it seemingly all starts this weekend with the...

Behind the Steel Curtain

The 1995 Pittsburgh Steelers WRs: Brimming with unfulfilled potential

The wide receiver group for the 1995 Pittsburgh Steelers Super Bowl team was the deepest and most underrated in team history. I don't know if you have heard, but this off season for the Pittsburgh Steelers has gotten off to a rather tumultuous start. No need to revisit all the hoopla of the last few weeks as it has no bearing on this article. I will say that there has been alot of speculation concerning what the Steelers roster will look like going into next season, especially at the wide receiver positions. That got me reminiscing about all the great receivers who have donned a Steelers...

Arrowhead Addict

The Chiefs might lose to the Patriots and that’s ok

The Kansas City Chiefs might lose to the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship game on Sunday, sending Tom Brady to another Super Bowl and Patrick Mahomes and Andy Reid back to the drawing board. And that’s ok. I know how you feel. You don’t want to hear that. To you, it won’t be […] The Chiefs might lose to the Patriots and that’s ok - Arrowhead Addict - Arrowhead Addict - Kansas City Chiefs - KC Chiefs News, Schedule, Roster and Rumors

Acme Packing Company

Packers must use offseason as extension of offensive revamp following coaching change

The final four teams left in the Super Bowl race embody the modern NFL: you can’t win without a good offense. Green Bay has to re-focus on supporting its core mission of building around Aaron Rodgers. In order for the Green Bay Packers to get back to where they want to be, contending for titles, this team has to finish what it started when it hired Matt LaFleur. He’s in Green Bay for myriad reasons, but the most fundamental is simple: fix the offense. There may be no more elemental task facing any team in the league right now, as elite offense has been the best way to contend for a...

Turf Show Times

Rams-Saints: Q&A with Canal Street Chronicles

Getting the inside info from Canal Street Chronicles, the SB Nation community for New Orleans Saints fans. Here we go. One final game to decide which team from the NFC will represent the conference in Super Bowl LIII. So with the Los Angeles Rams in Louisiana to take on the New Orleans Saints, I linked up with Chris Dunnells of Canal Street Chronicles, the SB Nation community for Saints fans. Well, we have to start in Week 9. Back in early November, we met up as two of the NFC’s best. Now we do so again with time passed. What’s different (for better and worse) between the New Orleans...

Arrowhead Pride

Chiefs-Patriots AFC title game will come down to small adjustments

How the Chiefs continue their recent offensive success against the Patriots It’s the AFC Championship game. It’s being played in at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City. It’s the Goliath of the NFL for the past two decades coming into the Home of the CHEEEEIFS with a trip to Atlanta — the Super Bowl — on the line. When these two teams played in Week 6, the Chiefs offense didn’t have a difficult time moving the ball against the Patriots. Even though the Chiefs offense started slowly, it was more about Patrick Mahomes missing a couple of throws — throws he normally hits — rather...

Bucs Nation

Players to Watch at the 2019 East West Shrine Game

Names for fans of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to keep an eye on The NFL playoffs are up to full-speed, the college football playoff and championship is complete, and the Senior Bowl is just weeks away. In the middle of it all is the annual East West Shrine Game. This year in St. Petersburg, there will be a whole new collection of college football players looking to wow scouts and fans alike in hopes of gaining some traction moving towards their dreams of being a star at the professional football level. Names like Dick Butkus, Joe Greene, Larry Csonka, Martin Gramatica, Steve Atwater, and Brett...

Pride Of Detroit

How to watch the 2019 East-West Shrine Game

How to watch today’s All-Star college game. You know it’s officially draft season when the college all-star games kick off. The East-West Shrine Game doesn’t get the attention of other draft events—like next week’s Senior Bowl or the entirely overhyped NFL Combine—but there’s undoubtedly some value in the game. Some of the players that have been working their tails off all week in St. Petersburg, Florida will hear their named called over draft weekend and could have a huge impact on the next few years in the NFL. The East-West Shrine Game has produced talents like Brett...

Big Blue View

2019 East-West Shrine Game : Game time, TV channel, prospects, more

Which players could catch the Giants’ eye at the East-West Shrine Game today? Happy Saturday New York Giants fans! After a layoff we have prospects for the 2019 NFL Draft playing football on a Satuday afternoon. The East-West Shrine game is the lesser of the two “big” All-Star games which mark the start of Draft Season. The Senior Bowl (which will be played next week) garners most of the attention, but this week players who have flown under the radar or went to smaller schools get their chance to shine. Every year there are players who were overlooked throughout the college season who...

Predominantly Orange

Denver Broncos: 2019 Shrine game prospect watchlist

Taking a look at some of the players to watch for the Denver Broncos at the 2019 Shrine Game, including Boise State QB Brett Rypien. The Denver Broncos had a phenomenal rookie class in 2018, finding players on every day of the 2018 NFL Draft and finding a Pro Bowl running back in Phillip Lindsay […] Denver Broncos: 2019 Shrine game prospect watchlist - Predominantly Orange - Predominantly Orange - A Denver Broncos Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

Breaking down NFL Conference Championship weekend

Rams visit the Saints and the Patriots visit the Chiefs to determine who's headed to Super Bowl LIII. The Michael Kay Show crew breaks down this weekend's do-or-die matchups. Subscribe for daily sports videos! YES' social media pages: YouTube: youtube.co

The Rams-Titans Super Bowl had one of the greatest endings ever, and it needs a deep rewind

It’s January 30th, the year 2000. We’re at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta for Super Bowl 34 where the Tennessee Titans and St Louis Rams have just 6 seconds separating them from history. With the ball at the ten, down 7, and no timeouts remaining, the Titans

Santonio Holmes' game-winning Super Bowl catch deserves a deep rewind | Steelers vs. Cardinals

Super Bowl 43 is one of the greatest games in NFL history. The Steelers and Cardinals gave us a roller coaster of emotions which ended with a Santonio Holmes catch that will live forever in NFL lore. Or did it? I guess you'll have to watch to find out.