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Lions' 'Patriots Midwest' experiment with Matt Patricia, Bob Quinn a costly failure
Patricia needed to show "major improvement" this season, but it was more of the same, from poor defense to run game woes to mismanaged games.[read more]

Fantasy rankings: Week 12
Our experts provide individual and composite rankings for each position in PPR and non-PPR formats.[read more]

NFL Week 12 guide: Picks, bold predictions and fantasy nuggets for every game
What to watch for in every game. Bold predictions. Fantasy advice. Key stats to know. And, of course, score predictions. It's all here for Week 12.[read more]

Patriots on the brink of missing playoffs for first time since 2008
New England, which hasn't had a losing record this late in the season since 2000, will likely have to win its final six games to make the playoffs.[read more]

Joe Burrow injury gives Bengals a sobering look at holes on roster, staff
Over the final six games, the Bengals have no choice but to face their flaws. And that includes their backup quarterback situation.[read more]

Titans-beater Philip Rivers goes with the 'flow' as Colts go for sweep
Rivers is 8-2 in his career against the Titans, and a ninth win would go a long way toward a division title for Indianapolis.[read more]

FAQ: How will the Lions' GM and coaching search go?
Detroit management faces some major decisions ahead, including about Matthew Stafford.[read more]

'Improvise and adjust': Broncos won't have NFL QB in uniform vs. Saints
There had been no indication the league would be willing to move the game to another date with the Saints already in Denver.[read more]

All Broncos QBs unavailable Sunday vs. Saints
Broncos QBs Drew Lock, Brett Rypien and Blake Bortles were each deemed to be high-risk COVID-19 close contacts and none of the three can be in uniform for Sunday's game, the team announced on Saturday night.[read more]

Seahawks' Carson back after 4-game absence
The Seahawks will get a much-needed boost to their running attack as Chris Carson, who has missed four games with a sprained foot, will return against the Eagles on Monday.[read more]