NFL playoff picks, schedule, odds

Jan 27, 2023 ESPN staff The conference championship round (schedule) for the 2022 NFL season has two great matchups. Our NFL Nation reporters deliver the biggest keys and bold predictions…

N.F.L. Playoff Predictions: Our Conference Championship Picks

The matchups in this season’s conference championships are not just close, they are historically so, at least from a market perspective. The teams in both games are so evenly matched…

NFL Playoff Teams Are Earning Their Yards After the Catch

The quintessential San Francisco 49ers forward pass travels roughly 15 feet through the air. It can be thrown by the rookie quarterback Brock Purdy to targets like Deebo Samuel, Christian…

NFL Super Wild Card Weekend odds: Lines for every playoff matchup

The NFL playoffs are finally here! Top-seeded Philadelphia Eagles and Kansas City Chiefs, both 14-3, get a well-deserved weekend off as the NFL Super Wild Card Weekend will be held…

College Football Playoff National Championship

Admit it, you didn’t think they’d do it. Not TCU, the team seemingly everyone outside of Fort Worth, Texas, has been predicting to lose week after week. Oh sure, the…

Jets eliminated from playoff contention — ‘It’s gut-wrenching’

SEATTLE — New York Jets quarterback Mike White sat motionless at his locker for several minutes, staring down at play sheets at his feet. Eventually, he reached down, picked up…

T.C.U. Topples Michigan in Wild Playoff Semifinal

Once again, though, Michigan could not stop T.C.U. when it mattered most. On third-and-7, Duggan hit Quentin Johnston on a short crossing route and the star receiver busted through a…

2022-23 NFL playoff picture: Which teams are in, who’s still in the hunt

The playoff picture is starting to come into focus. Which teams have clinched, which teams are in the hunt, and who’s out? We’ve done the math for you! Here are…

Bills Clinch Playoff Berth in Snowy Thriller Against Dolphins

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — The referee warned the Buffalo Bills fans inside Highmark Stadium as if he were a teacher scolding school children at recess. If their flying snowballs hit…

Why the latest College Football Playoff ranking matters

8:32 PM ET ESPN staff The College Football Playoff selection committee might not even break a sweat this weekend. No lengthy debates, no Tylenol needed and early hotel checkouts all…