What We Learned From Week 18 in the N.F.L.

Matthew Stafford’s late-game miscues sank the Rams against the 49ers, and the Colts laid an egg against the Jaguars, leaving the door open for the Steelers to sneak into the playoffs.

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N.F.L. Week 17 Predictions: Our Picks Against the Spread

Teams get two tools to deal with the coronavirus surge: shorter quarantines for players who test positive and no Thursday night games.

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N.F.L. Week 6 Picks Against the Spread

Kansas City travels to Tennessee in a rematch of a recent A.F.C. championship game; the Bengals meet the Ravens in a key A.F.C. North game; and the Raiders move on with their interim coach.

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In the N.F.L., the Rebuilding Never Ends

The process then moves swiftly through preparation, false hope and recrimination.

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N.F.L. Quarterbacks on the Move: Wentz. Watson? Darnold?

Carson Wentz is a Colt, Jared Goff is a Lion and Deshaun Watson wants to be anything but a Texan. A look at the deals that have been done, and a few more that might be next.

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Doug Pederson Fired as Philadelphia Eagles Coach

Less than three years after leading Philadelphia to its first Super Bowl win, Pederson was let go by the franchise ahead of an overhaul.

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This Eagles’ No-Win Quarterback Predicament Isn’t Like the Last One

Jalen Hurts, a rookie, was named the Week 14 starter over Carson Wentz, a franchise quarterback, but Philadelphia is in no way suited for a rebuild.

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