The Jacksonville Jaguars took Travon Walker, a defensive end from Georgia, at No. 1 overall. Here’s a full list of the results as they happen.
Bartering draft capital to acquire Matthew Stafford and other stars, the Rams traded their future for a shot at a championship. Sunday’s win over the Cincinnati Bengals validated the risk.
Football saw its biggest star, Tom Brady, retire, new allegations of sexual harassment against a team owner, and a lawsuit that claimed the N.F.L. discriminates in its hiring. None of it seemed to matter on Sunday.
The Los Angeles Rams and the Cincinnati Bengals meet at SoFi Stadium, with kickoff scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Eastern time (3:30 p.m. Pacific). The game will be televised on NBC.
Demographic changes and parents’ reservations made the game less popular among children in Los Angeles. But with help from the Rams and the Chargers, football is making a modest comeback.
As the Omicron coronavirus variant appears to run its course, infections in the N.F.L. are falling sharply. A change in testing policy may also play a role.
Americans love a good redemption story, but is it always deserved?
The Rams receiver is quarterback Matthew Stafford’s favorite target. Despite knowing that, opponents could not prevent the pair from connecting at a blistering rate this season.
This team is touched by magic.
The league’s new West Coast headquarters, in the shadow of SoFi Stadium, gives it a large footprint in the land of big media deals.
The team will use its usual practice facility, team hotel and locker room for Sunday’s game against the Bengals at its home stadium in Inglewood, Calif.
This season, N.F.L. teams have opted to attempt a historic number of fourth-down conversions based on data modeling. But that risk-it-all trend may not apply in the Super Bowl.
The Super Bowl, set for Feb. 13 near Los Angeles, will feature two quarterbacks who were No. 1 draft picks, Cincinnati’s Joe Burrow and Matthew Stafford of the Rams.
Los Angeles’s high-profile roster additions provided sparks, but the homegrown talents Aaron Donald and Cooper Kupp provided crucial plays to win the N.F.C. championship.
The N.F.C. West rivals meet for the third time this season with a Super Bowl berth on the line. Sean McVay will try to end the 49ers’ six-game win streak over his Rams by relying on a talented roster.
The upstart Bengals head to daunting Arrowhead Stadium to face Kansas City’s Patrick Mahomes, and the Rams’ all-in plan to make the Super Bowl runs into a 49ers team that has won six straight meetings.
Jimmy Garoppolo screened his way back to a conference championship, the Bengals’ defensive front outshone its stars, and only Kansas City benefited from home-field advantage.
Los Angeles won on a field goal on the game’s final play.
The Los Angeles Rams take on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and the Buffalo Bills face the Kansas City Chiefs.
The run-pass option and screen-based offenses currently in favor in the N.F.L. rely on receivers who can throw blocks for their teammates.
Green Bay and Tennessee will have the benefit of a week’s rest against San Francisco and Cincinnati. Buffalo and Kansas City will provide tougher tests for each other after coasting last week. The Bucs and the Rams’ veteran quarterbacks will take center stage.
Matthew Stafford and Odell Beckham Jr., prolific stars with little postseason notoriety, propelled the Rams to a wild-card round victory over the Cardinals on Monday.
The postseason’s first weekend will see the third matchup between the Patriots and the Bills, and for the Cardinals and the Rams.
Only one of these teams will prove us wrong.
Division rivalries should decide playoff seeding as the Eagles host the Cowboys, the 49ers try to extend their win streak to six against the Rams, and the Chargers and Raiders play the weekend’s only true elimination game.
Eric Dickerson talks about why some former players hate the N.F.L., his assumption that he has C.T.E., and why his single-season rushing record isn’t his most unbreakable.
The N.F.L.’s final-week schedule usually builds to a Sunday night crescendo. But with only one true elimination game, Week 18’s bloat should feel anticlimactic.
In the N.F.C., Green Bay has clinched the bye, but a divisional race and a wild-card spot are still up for grabs. In the A.F.C., things are messier.
The N.B.A. and N.H.L. announced a new round of game postponements, and the N.F.L. again adjusted its testing policies, as a Covid-19 surge continued to dog athletes.
The league has very little wiggle room with four weeks left in the regular season and only one open weekend leading into the Super Bowl scheduled for Feb. 13.
The Buccaneers will presumably throw the ball against the Bills, and Dallas and Washington will jangle the N.F.C. East order.
Kansas City looks to gain separation in the tight A.F.C. West, and the Bills will try to retake the A.F.C. East from the Patriots.
How an N.F.L. insider turned into St. Louis’s best weapon against the league in the battle over the Rams’ relocation.
Playoff jockeying will get intense as the Cowboys try to fend off the Raiders, the Colts make their postseason case against the Bucs, and the Rams and Packers fight for a first-round bye.
Rams owner Stanley Kroenke is expected to pay the entire amount, ending the four-year court battle over the team’s move to Los Angeles in 2016.
The gulf between the two conferences will show when Kansas City and the Las Vegas Raiders vie in the jammed A.F.C. West, and the Cleveland Browns try to derail the Patriots, while the Rams roll.
Beckham will join the Rams after a rocky tenure with the Cleveland Browns, who released him last week.
As tempting as it is to blame parity, there are other causes for the underdog wins that have shaped the 2021 regular season.
Bills quarterback Josh Allen and Rams receiver Cooper Kupp could prevent the Cowboys from sweeping the N.F.L. season awards.
Los Angeles’s front office has been aggressive in pursuing trades that can help the team return to the Super Bowl, frequently raiding its store of draft picks to do so.
King Henry’s court helped Tennessee take down Kansas City, Chicago’s aimlessness was on display again, and middling quarterback plans caught up to Denver and Washington.
Bill Belichick sees a path toward making the Patriots a dynastic contender again, the Cowboys’ talent got a chance to shine, and Sam Darnold looks … happy.
Tampa Bay returns much of its Super Bowl-winning roster, but Aaron Rodgers and Davante Adams have Jordan-and-Pippen-style title dreams for Green Bay.
After 12 seasons in Detroit, the quarterback wanted out. The Los Angeles Rams, looking to move on from Jared Goff, saw in Stafford another shot at a championship run.
Buffalo rode its defense, Green Bay thrived on offense and Tampa Bay let Drew Brees beat himself. Kansas City, which lost Patrick Mahomes to a concussion, simply survived.
The A.F.C.’s young quarterbacks fight for a trip to the conference championship, while veterans, and defense, lead the way in the N.F.C.
Lamar Jackson finally won a playoff game, Tom Brady continued to break records and Nickelodeon’s broadcast of a game for children offered a welcome distraction.
The Bills rewarded fans in attendance by holding on to beat the Colts. An N.F.C. West grudge match follows, along with the Washington rookie Chase Young’s date with Tom Brady.
Covid-19 is forcing N.F.L. players and other pro athletes to make unusually hard decisions about work-life balance.
Can Tom Brady keep the momentum going? Is Seattle’s defense good again? Can anyone beat the Chiefs?