Bears hire John Fox as head coach

...his ties to consultant Ernie Accorsi and new general manager Ryan Pace.Fox was the defensive coordinator for the New York Giants from 1997 to 2001 when Accorsi was the GM. Saints coach Sean Payton was the offensive coordinator for part of that...

Cowboys, Packers aim to extend spotless streaks in divisional matchup

...Jason Witten have their third chance to reach the NFC championship game. After losing a division-round game to the New York Giants as the No. 1 seed in the NFC during the 2007 season, they followed a wild-card win over Philadelphia with a blowout...

Baltimore Ravens don't mind road playoff games

...games to Baltimore in the 2009 and 2012 seasons and beat them in the 2011 season before losing the Super Bowl to the New York Giants.The last time they met, the Patriots won 41-7 late last season. But that was in Baltimore.Today, the Ravens...

Packers' Aaron Rodgers says injured left calf is better

...corroborate the player's version of events. OBITUARY: Allie Sherman, the player-friendly coach who led the New York Giants to NFL championship games in his first three seasons with a star-studded but aging roster, has died. He was 91...

Seahawks' approach to be tested by Panthers

...home in the divisional round.The most recent was Green Bay, which went 15-1 in 2011 and was knocked off by the New York Giants at home.That is the history the Seahawks are attempting to ignore and the trend the Panthers (8-8-1) are hoping...

Atlanta Falcons restructure player personnel department

...quarterback Kurt Warner this off-season. CHIEFS: Worked out quarterback Terrelle Pryor on Wednesday. PRO BOWL: New York Giants rookie wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. has been chosen to replace injured Detroit receiver Calvin Johnson.

Cam Newton, defense lead Panthers over Cardinals

...game-high 10 tackles and a key interception. "Now we're all together and communicating ? and that's huge."The New York Giants held the previous NFL record for fewest yards in a postseason game, limiting Cleveland to 86 yards on Dec. 21...

Cleveland reaches 50 years without a pro championship

...themselves a chance at the championship with a late-season loss at St. Louis.However, they recovered by beating the New York Giants 52-20 to get to their first title game since 1957.As kickoff approached, the Browns were given little chance...

Jordan Todman's TD run lifts Jacksonville

...residents of Ferguson and north St. Louis County.Tight end Jared Cook and wide receivers Kenny Britt, Tavon Austin, Stedman Bailey and Chris Givens will attend after practicing for the home finale against the New York Giants on Sunday.

Cowboys star DeMarco Murray is questionable for Colts

...Washington. But Dallas could miss the postseason with a loss in one of two remaining games if the Eagles beat the New York Giants and Redskins.Murray has 1,687 yards rushing and needs 87 to break NFL rushing leader Emmitt Smith's franchise...