2023 NFL Pro Bowl Games: The AFC headlines Derek Carr’s stellar performance on Thursday

The AFC went 9-3 going into the 2023 NFL Pro Bowl games after winning the accurate passes, lightning strike and longest drive events. Here’s what you need to know: The NFC earned three points by winning the Shuffle event. Derek Carr has performed in the accuracy passing competition, leading all QBs with 31 points. The Pro Bowl will continue Sunday with five other events and flag football. The AFC takes the lead in #ProBowlGames! Contests continue Sunday at 3 p.m. ET on ESPN/ABC! pic.twitter.com/cWDCi0H2qu – NFL February 3, 2023 the…

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Broncos to hire Sean Payton as coach, end trade with Saints: Source

The Broncos are finalizing a compensation trade with the Saints that will make Sean Payton the next head coach in Denver, a source familiar with the situation confirmed to the athlete. The Saints and Broncos are discussing a package that includes a first-round pick in 2023 and a second-round pick in 2024 to go to New Orleans with a 2024 third-round pick back to Denver. This will be updated. (Photo: Wesley Heat/Getty Images) .

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NFL playoffs pick against the spread: Vic Tavor predictions

Let’s not break our arms and pat ourselves on the back. Yes, 4-2 was nice. But we needed to go undefeated in the playoffs to make up for the regular season. Betting lines are especially difficult this week. We think the number of Eagles – favored by the 7.5 – is pretty low. The Eagles were 8-5 against the spread despite being an all-week favorite before Jalen Hurts was injured. Then they lost their last four ATS games, with Hurts getting the kinks at the end. They play their home…

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NFL Announces 5 Teams That Will Play Games In Europe Next Season: Who Makes The Trip?

The American Football League will return to the UK and Germany next season, as well announced the league Thursday the five teams designed to play internationally. The competitors facing each team at the European Games will be announced when the full NFL schedule is released later this year. Here’s what you need to know: The Bills and Titans will play at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London. The Jaguars will return to Wembley Stadium to play in London for the tenth time in franchise history. The Chiefs and Patriots will both…

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Sean Payton says hiring away from Saints could cost new team mid-to-late first round

Sean Payton thinks it will likely take a mid-to-late first round pick for a team to acquire from the Saints, he said on “The Herd with Colin Coward” Monday. Here’s what you need to know: Payton, 59, is a candidate for multiple off-season coaching roles and could start interviewing on Tuesday. He stepped down as New Orleans coach after last season but remains under contract through the 2024 season, so the team will have to make a deal to sign him. Payton told Cowherd that he interviewed the Texans, Broncos…

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NFL Wild Card schedule: 49ers vs. Seahawks open weekend, Bucs vs. Cowboys in MNF

The NFL released its wild schedule Sunday night, kicking off the postseason Saturday with the 49ers hosting the Seahawks at 4:30 p.m. ET. Here’s what you need to know: Seattle advances to the postseason, securing the final wild card spot, after beating the Rams and the Packers losing to the Lions. The Buccaneers will host the Cowboys at 8:15 PM ET on “Monday Night Football.” All six games in the opening playoff round feature a rematch from the regular season, including games between the Chargers and Jaguars, Dolphins and Bills,…

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2023 NFL Draft Order: Ground pick #1 overall, Texas pick #2

The Houston Texans finished the regular season with a 32-31 win over the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday. The victory at the conclusion of the regular season boosted the Texans’ winning percentage enough to secure the first overall pick in this year’s draft for the Chicago Bears. Here’s what you need to know: The Bears are down to 3-14 on the year with a loss to the Vikings on Sunday and will take a first pick in the 2023 NFL Draft. The Texans will have a top five pick in the…

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Report: Broncos receive permission from Saints to interview Sean Payton for head coach role

The Broncos requested and received permission from the Saints to interview head coach Sean Payton for the head coaching job in Denver, ESPN reported Saturday. Here’s what you need to know: The NFL has determined that any in-person interview with Payton cannot take place until at least January 17th, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. The Broncos fired former head coach Nathaniel Hackett on December 26 after going 4-11 in his first season. Payton resigned as head coach of the Saints on January 25, 2022 after 16 years with New Orleans.…

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NFL Week 17 Takeaways: The Eagles are losing, Tom Brady is back, and what about the Jazz, the Lions?

The New York Giants are making the playoffs for the first time since 2016, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are the NFC Southern champions, and the Jacksonville Jaguars and Detroit Lions are holding out for postseason hopes. Meanwhile, the Kansas City Chiefs outlasted the Denver Broncos to keep their hopes alive for a top seed in the AFC playoffs, while the Philadelphia Eagles lost their second straight game without Jalen Hurts and need to beat the Giants next week to lock in the lead. Seeds in the NFC. we asked the…

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Kosmider: The Broncos hit a new low in 7 chaotic years. Can Peyton Manning fix it?

The Broncos couldn’t pass up another opportunity to screw up an embarrassing display in front of a national television audience. In a 51-14 loss to the Rams on Christmas Day that was somehow more lopsided than the score would suggest, Denver was rudderless. The high-priced quarterback looked as lost as ever in this already miserable season. The first-year coaching staff had no corrective pushbuttons while the sidekicks exploded behind them. Penalties, missed assignments, and head-scratching fouls were popping up at every turn. In other words, it looked like a replica…

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