We stacked NFL franchises from those in need of a teardown to those that just need a few tweaks. What are each eliminated team's outlook and offseason priorities?
Staley caught some heat for his aggressiveness on fourth down, but the Chargers players and brass feel that mentality will pay dividends next season.
Tom Telesco said he understands the frustration of Los Angeles Chargers fans, but said the team has "a lot to be proud of" and is focused on getting better in 2022.
Is Brian Flores the best candidate for the Bears job? Will Joe Burrow win a Super Bowl with the Bengals? Where does Justin Herbert rank among current players in the NFL? Also, ESPN NFL Reporter Kimberley A. Martin stops by to play Hot News or Not News. Plus, Jay reacts to Duke's surprising loss to FSU last night!
We ranked the top rookies for the 2021 season. Which QB made the top 10? Who are the next-best defenders behind Micah Parsons? And who just missed the list?
Which player recorded the fastest time while scoring a TD this season? Who had the quickest sack? Next Gen Stats has the answers.
Who were the NFL's best players this season? The highest-graded at every position, plus surprises and top rookies
So long, regular season. Here's who topped Pro Football Focus' grades in 2021.
Some players hit their marks for bonuses, while one player fell one sack short of $1.25 million.
The Jaguars fired their coach and have the draft's No. 1 pick, and the Browns missed the playoffs, again. What's next for non-playoff teams in 2022?
We're diving into what stood out to us in week 18. Also, some coaching updates of who was let go.
That bonkers Chargers-Raiders ending, explained: Barnwell on the potential tie, a conspiracy and more
Let's take a closer look at what happened in overtime and whether Los Angeles blew its chance to make the playoffs.
"I had never been rooting for a tie more in my life,'' said Chargers QB Justin Herbert after his team's late-game comeback bid against the rival Raiders came up just short in overtime Sunday night. A tie would've put both teams in the playoffs.
Bookmakers acknowledged that they were on the hook for millions if the Chargers and Raiders had ended in a tie. The books endured an overtime sweat for the ages, but escaped mostly unscathed.
The Las Vegas Raiders are headed to the playoffs for the first time since 2016 after beating the AFC West rival Los Angeles Chargers in a white-knuckle overtime affair Sunday night at Allegiant Stadium.
— It seemed only fitting the Las Vegas Raiders needed every second of an overtime game to earn their first playoff berth since 2016, a microcosm of their roller coaster season.
Who will your favorite teams face in 2022? Here's a look at every franchise's home and road opponents for next season.
Tristan H. Cockcroft ESPN Senior Writer
Justin Herbert's 27.42 fantasy points tonight gave him 713.60 combined in his first two NFL seasons. That's the most by any quarterback in NFL history.
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Final view of the chaotic AFC wild card picture throughout the early window today.
It's Week 18 in the NFL season, which means players are getting in their final regular-season looks.
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Big shifts in AFC wild card picture so far today, as of ~3 p.m. ET -Colts plummeting -Ravens and Raiders climbing -Steelers losing but also benefiting from Colts' losing
Seven teams are dueling for three remaining playoff spots in Week 18. We outlined two keys to victory for each of them in must-win (or nearly must-win) situations.
While there is a potential scenario that would allow for both the Raiders and Chargers to make the playoffs with a tie, the Raiders say they want to win their way in.
Herbert has put up record stats in his first two years with the Chargers, but this is the first time he'll face a "win-and-in" playoff scenario.