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How will expanded NFL playoffs work? Here's what you need to know


The NFL owners voted to expand the playoff field to 14 teams on Tuesday. We answer your biggest questions about the move.


Ranking the best just-missed teams of the last 30 years


Here are the best teams since 1990 that would have been 7-seeds in the AFC or NFC.


NFL execs planning for season to start on time


Multiple NFL executives said Tuesday that the league is planning to start its 2020 season on time in September with fans in the stands despite the coronavirus pandemic that has temporarily shut down sports around the world.


NFL owners vote to approve expanded playoffs


NFL team owners voted Tuesday to expand the playoffs by one team in each conference for the 2020 season.


TB12, continued: Godwin gives number to Brady


Tom Brady will continue to wear No. 12 with the Bucs after new teammate Chris Godwin made the decision to switch to No. 14, the team announced.


QBs benefit from joint workouts in California


Washington's Kyle Allen, Buffalo's Josh Allen and the Jets' Sam Darnold have been training and studying film together in California since February.


Seahawks part with S Thompson, TE Dickson


In a move that clears $5 million in salary-cap space, the Seattle Seahawks have waived safety Tedric Thompson and released tight end Ed Dickson.


Bulaga disappointed by CBA voting turnout


New Chargers tackle Bryan Bulaga said Tuesday that it was "disheartening" to see nearly 22% of eligible players not cast a ballot on the new labor agreement.


Deflategate science fair project haunts Bucs fan


Ace Davis, an 11-year-old Bucs fan who lives in Kentucky, did a science fair project last year that raised the question, "Is Tom Brady a Cheater?" based on Deflategate findings.


Bills O-lineman Dion Dawkins is Buffalo's big, fun adopted son


The Bills' gregarious left tackle, who brightens any room he enters, is making an impact on the field and in the city he has come to love.


Todd McShay's mock draft fits Cowboys' needs, but is the order right?


Dallas might seek replacements for Byron Jones and Robert Quinn early in the draft, and several cornerbacks and pass-rushers could be good fits.


Why Steelers could take a QB with their first pick in the 2020 draft


Todd McShay's latest mock draft has the Steelers taking Washington's Jacob Eason. The Steelers need a plan for the future, and this could help.


Among Patriots' biggest needs in 2020: Finding a tight end


With the draft around the corner, New England has voids to fill at tight end, linebacker, O-line and receiver.


How Tom Brady can help O.J. Howard take a step forward


Can the GOAT help Howard finally fulfill his potential? The numbers suggest Tampa Bay's tight ends should see a surge in certain areas of the field.


NFL Power Rankings: 1-32 poll, plus where each team stands after free agency


The Chiefs are still on top, while the additions of DeAndre Hopkins and Tom Brady have their new teams on the rise.


From homeless to top NFL draft prospect: Javon Kinlaw's journey


Kinlaw, a defensive tackle out of South Carolina projected to go in the top 20 picks of the NFL draft, has come a long way from spending part of his childhood homeless.


Behind the numbers of the biggest free-agent signings: Who actually won


Ryan Tannehill's breakout paid off -- big time. These are the details you should know.


'Why am I nervous??': Tom Brady rewatches Super Bowl LI comeback


Brady rewatched the Patriots' epic Super Bowl LI comeback win on Sunday and had some fun with it on social media.


Tom Brady is the signing of a lifetime for long-suffering Bucs fans


For a franchise that has long struggled to attract big names, adding arguably the greatest QB of all time still feels like a dream.


Why these five free-agent signings could be steals -- at their price


The Buccaneers struck gold on an inexpensive deal with Shaq Barrett in 2019. What are the bargain deals this year that the numbers say could pay off big time?


Ranking the 15 best NFL free agents still available


We rank the best available players still on the market.


Can Cam Newton's second act live up to the first?


Newton's reaction to his release will define the reinvention of one of the most dynamic athletes the NFL has seen.


Barnwell: Yes, I'm a tough grader, but here are the nine signings I like


Bill Barnwell graded more than 100 deals over the last two weeks, and these are his favorite, including Brady, Brees and Rivers.


Barnwell's free-agency and trade grades: More than 100 deals over a wild two weeks


The Ravens brought in Derek Wolfe to boost their defensive line.


Latest ESPN programming: Check out the lineup


Not sure what to watch? Check out our lineup.


What to watch while sports are on hiatus


To say there is a hole where live sports coverage used to be would be an understatement.


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