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Matt Ryan has actually outplayed Aaron Rodgers lately

Aaron Rodgers has been great during the Packers' eight-game win streak, but Matt Ryan has been even better. And we have the numbers to prove it.


X factors for 2016 NFL conference championship teams

Will Jeff Janis step his game up if the Packers are thin at WR? Does Steelers CB Sean Davis have another big play in him? NFL Nation reporters weigh in on players who could surprise this weekend.

NFL 60-second preview: championship games (1:03)
Stephen A. hopes Deshaun Watson evades No. 1 pick (2:08)
Adams won't base playing on being 'comfortable' (0:22)
Steelers-Pats could come down to Brown-Butler showdown (0:33)
Are too many NFL teams moving? (2:06)
AP says he has '5 strong years' left in NFL (2:14)
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The defensive MVP in every NFL division

Von Miller or Khalil Mack in the AFC West? Could anyone rival Landon Collins in the NFC East? NFL Nation reporters pick the defensive MVP in all eight divisions.


Biggest injury questions for NFL playoff teams

NFL Nation reporters assess the biggest injuries among teams playing in this weekend's conference championship games, including Packers WR Jordy Nelson and Falcons WR Julio Jones.


Trotter, Rovell, & Rep. Hunter talks Chargers' LA move

Andy Katz and Rick Klein chat with ESPN NFL reporter Jim Trotter, ESPN sports business reporter Darren Rovell and Congressman Duncan Hunter from San Diego about the many facets of the Chargers' move to Los Angeles.


Paul Gutierrez ESPN Staff Writer 

A look at the potential site (dirt lot in upper left corner) for Las Vegas Raiders/UNLV Rebels stadium, after takeoff from McCarran International Airport in pic I took this season.

Paul Gutierrez ESPN Staff Writer 

Mark Davis on Reggie McKenzie named PFWA Executive of the Year: "We are just really, really proud of Reggie and the job he's done. He's just so unselfish. It's good to see him honored like this. With him and (coach) Jack (Del Rio) bringing some leadership in there, at the top of the food chain, things are looking up."

John Keim ESPN Staff Writer 

Former San Diego Chargers defensive coordinator John Pagano met with the Redskins about their vacant defensive coordinator position. Pagano was at the facility Wednesday. The Redskins fired Joe Barry two weeks ago. They met with Jason Tarver today and are scheduled to meet with Dennis Thurman as well. Chris Russell from 106.7 The Fan had reported earlier this week that the Redskins would meet with him.

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

The Bears officially announced changes to their coaching staff -- Jeremiah Washburn takes over as OL coach, Curtis Modkins RB coach and Roy Anderson assistant DB coach. Also, OLB coach Clint Hurtt did not renew his contract and left the team.

Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

Packers defensive coordinator Dom Capers on the Falcons offense: "Matt Ryan's having a career year. He gets the ball out of his hands quick. He knows where he's going with the ball. They can spread you out or they can line up and run the ball."

Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

Special teams coach Ron Zook said he looked in kicker Mason Crosby's eyes before the game-winning kick against the Cowboys. He said "you're going to know just by the look. Mason knows what he's doing. Just let him do his thing."

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Buffalo is hiring former Broncos OC Rick Dennison as its offensive coordinator, per source. Big hire for Bills.

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

The Bills' extended search for an offensive coordinator ends with their hiring tonight of Rick Dennison, formerly the Broncos' offensive coordinator. Dennison's offense ranked 27th last season after a 16th-ranked finish in 2015, although he dealt with shaky quarterback situations in both cases. He'll have to navigate even murkier waters in Buffalo, where QB Tyrod Taylor's future is uncertain.

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

Bills have hired Rick Dennison as their offensive coordinator, team announces.