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Debuting Mel Kiper's first 2022 NFL mock draft: Expect quarterback surprises in Round 1

Mel Kiper Jr. projects Round 1 of April's draft, filling needs for every team. Where will the first quarterback land?

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Is any QB worthy of a top-10 draft pick?

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FALLOUT FROM COWBOYS' LOSS

Mike McCarthy defends final playcall

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Stephen A. calls out Dak for deflecting blame for 'hot trash' performance

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RAMS VS. BUCS

DIVISIONAL ROUND: 3 P.M. ET ON SUNDAY

Why Ninkovich isn't ruling out Brady retiring after the season

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Rams' defense sets tone in wild-card win, readies for rematch with Tom Brady

The Rams saved their best defensive performance of the season for the playoffs, in overwhelming the Cardinals.

BILLS VS. CHIEFS

DIVISIONAL ROUND: 6:30 P.M. ET ON SUNDAY

Josh Allen's elaborate handshakes with Bills teammates about more than just having fun

The quarterback creating handshakes with his teammates isn't just for laughs. It's about making connections, growing tighter and showing leadership.

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Patrick Mahomes already preparing for his next job as team owner

Mahomes owns a piece of MLB's Kansas City Royals and MLS' Sporting Kansas City, but it's more than just a hobby.

BENGALS VS. TITANS

DIVISIONAL ROUND: 4:30 P.M. ET ON SATURDAY

Are the Titans the worst No. 1 seed since 1983? Why the numbers don't tell the full story

Advanced metrics aren't a fan of top-seeded Tennessee, but injuries certainly played a major role in holding back the Titans' offensive DVOA.

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Why Bengals' Joe Burrow has kept a chessboard by his locker this season

The franchise-changing QB who relishes exploiting defenses likes to do the same on the chessboard as well.

49ERS VS. PACKERS

DIVISIONAL ROUND: 8:15 P.M. ET ON SATURDAY

What return of Jaire Alexander, Za'Darius Smith, others would mean for Packers' playoff chances

The Packers were good enough to secure the No. 1 seed even with players out with injuries, and their return bodes well for the postseason.

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Confident San Francisco defense makes 49ers a contender for NFC title

Behind first-year coordinator DeMeco Ryans and the play of Arik Armstead, the Niners held Dallas in check.

NFL NATION

Who would be tougher for the Cowboys to replace, Dan Quinn or Kellen Moore?

Both Dallas coordinators are candidates for head-coaching vacancies. Where might Mike McCarthy turn if one or both of them left?

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Washington's faith in its roster could lead to aggressive pursuit of quarterbacks

With more confidence in its depth and supporting cast, the team is in a good position to make a move for a QB.

Panthers coach Matt Rhule prioritizing NFL experience in search for new OC

Here is a look at the candidates Rhule is considering to replace Joe Brady as the Panthers' offensive coordinator.

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