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Divisional Playoff Preview

Which teams have the edge in the NFL’s most competitive weekend of football? Breaking down offensive and defensive matchups in Chiefs-Patriots, Packers-Cardinals, Steelers-Broncos and Seahawks-Panthers

Alex Smith Is Not A Game Manager

In his last two playoff games, Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith has gone on the road and put up 44 and 30 points. Peter King takes a look at the divisional matchup between streaking Kansas City and New England

We’re in for a Wild Weekend

All eight teams playing on Wild-Card weekend are able to make a legitimate claim to being Super Bowl contenders, but four of them are going home. Breaking down the matchups that will decide each game

The 2015 MMQB Awards

Forget the all-or-nothing vote. Our panel—made up of players, media and analytic minds—picks MVP, top rookies, coach and more via a tiered vote. The result is a nuanced look at the best the NFL had to offer this season

The Unlikely QBs of the Likely AFC Playoffs

The conventional wisdom is that you need a superstar quarterback to win Super Bowls. Yet, looking at the likely AFC playoff bracket, it’s Tom Brady and five pedestrian signal-callers. Here’s how each one gets it done

Jamaal Charles: ‘I Just Want One More Shot’

The Chiefs star’s season ended in Week 5 when he tore the ACL in his right knee. Charles on his rehab, his status for 2016, what it’s been like to watch his team’s hot streak, and passing the time with video games

Of Chief Concern? Not Much

After a 1-5 start, K.C. has won five straight with no sign of slowing down. Here’s how a resurgent defense and unsung offense are paving the way to a wild-card berth. Plus, the Pack’s miracle finish and 10 things to watch

Andy Benoit’s Midseason All-Pro Team

He didn’t consult stats or advanced metrics. The MMQB’s film-study guru simply relied on his own eyes and expertise to compile this list—and he’s ready for your challenge flags

Lights Out Football

In their never-ending quest to find a winning edge, NFL teams are turning their players on to the most accessible and natural performance-enhancer: a good night’s sleep

Kansas City Chiefs Training Camp Report

Eric Berry's arrival brought a jolt of energy to the Chiefs as they opened camp. But, as Robert Klemko writes, Kansas City's offense causes concern, and that begins with quarterback Alex Smith and the men tasked with protecting him.

What It Takes To Build a Super Bowl Contender

Brandon Browner explains what made his Seahawks and Patriots teams so special, and George Iloka dissects what’s kept the Bengals from winning in the playoffs (don’t blame Andy Dalton). Plus, the reaction to Jordy Nelson’s lost season and training camp observations

Chiefs Getting Wide Right

After trotting out the worst receiving corps in football last year, the Chiefs finally made the move to add a legitimate No. 1 wideout (Jeremy Maclin) to Alex Smith’s underrated stable of weapons