A Generational Shift at N.F.L. Quarterback

The evolution at the N.F.L.’s most important position has been clear even with familiar names frequently making deep playoff runs. Today’s emerging stars are taking on more of their team’s offensive load.

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Stafford, Beckham Get Playoff Vindication in Rams Win

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.

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N.F.L. Christmas Schedule: What to Watch For in Today’s Games

The Cleveland Browns visit the Green Bay Packers, and the Arizona Cardinals host the Indianapolis Colts.

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Inside the Mind of Kyler Murray

He is the N.F.L.’s Gatsby, mysterious and magnetic, with a brain hard-wired to win. Ask him about the touchdown pass he meticulously mapped out in his mind five days before he threw it.

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What We Learned From Week 15 in the N.F.L.

The Dolphins looked capable in their sixth consecutive win, the hapless Lions were kings for a day, and the Steelers showed up again.

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N.F.L. Week 14 Predictions: Our Picks Against the Spread

The Buccaneers will presumably throw the ball against the Bills, and Dallas and Washington will jangle the N.F.C. East order.

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What We Learned From Week 13 in the N.F.L.

A rested Kyler Murray dazzled against the Bears, the Chargers went for broke to beat the Bengals, and the Lions finally won one.

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NFL Week 13 Predictions: Odds and Picks Against the Spread

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.

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In N.F.L. Awards Race, M.V.P. Won’t Be the Only Close Call

Bills quarterback Josh Allen and Rams receiver Cooper Kupp could prevent the Cowboys from sweeping the N.F.L. season awards.

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N.F.L. Week 8 Predictions: Our Picks Against the Spread

Aaron Rodgers’s top two receivers may be out against the 7-0 Cardinals, and the Saints must rely on Alvin Kamara to move past the Buccaneers while the Dolphins stare down the Bills and the trade deadline.

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The Arizona Cardinals Have Another Hot Start. This One’s Different.

Kyler Murray is healthy and has the 4-0 Arizona Cardinals leading the N.F.L. in points and yards. By a few important measures, the team looks better suited to avoid last season’s collapse.

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The N.F.C. West Has Highlights and Stars. But Can it Contend?

DK Metcalf’s chase-down. DeAndre Hopkins’s catch. The division has produced some of the most memorable moments of the 2020 season, but there’s no distinguishing among its logjam of 6-3 teams.

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What We Learned From Week 10 of the NFL Season

DeAndre Hopkins pulled down a catch that will live forever, Ronald Jones II ran Tampa Bay to victory and Ben Roethlisberger was no worse for the wear after a week of no practice.

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NFL Week 10 Predictions: Our Picks Against the Spread

Buffalo visits Arizona, Herbert faces Tagovailoa and the Rams try to take over the N.F.C. West in a week which surging teams hope to prove they belong.

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Kyler Murray Is Leading the Arizona Cardinals on a Joy Ride

The second-year quarterback is thriving in Coach Kliff Kingsbury’s hot rod offense, leading his team to a shocking overtime win against Seattle and racking up yards on the ground and in the air.

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NFL Week 7 Predictions: Our Picks Against the Spread

A matchup of 5-0 teams in Tennessee is the week’s main event. But keep your eyes on a potential upset in Arizona as Kyler Murray leads his upstart Cardinals against the 5-0 Seahawks.

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What to Know About N.F.L. Week 1

Some familiar faces joined new teams — looking at you, Tom Brady and Cam Newton — and young stars like Lamar Jackson are ready to pick up where they left off in a season unlike any other.

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