The Rams went all-in, and now they are going to the Super Bowl – ESPN
And Sunday, inside a sold-out and deafening Mercedes-Benz Superdome, the Rams came from behind to defeat the top-seeded New Orleans Saints, 26-23, in overtime in the NFC Championship Game to advance to the Super Bowl. The Rams are the first road team to win a conference championship in six seasons.
Tom Brady does it again; Patriots to play Rams in the Super Bowl
Overtime seemed like a perfect setting for Brady. Brady made three enormous third-down passes to keep the first drive of overtime alive, and Rex Burkhead’s 2-yard touchdown run ended a 37-31 Patriots win. Brady had two all-time clutch drives, one to give the Patriots a lead late in regulation and another in overtime to put the Patriots into Super Bowl LIII against the Los Angeles Rams.
Patriots open as underdogs to Rams but line moves quick, historic over-under – CBS
For the first time in over a decade, the Patriots will be an underdog in the Super Bowl, with Las Vegas installing the NFC champion Rams as a one-point favorite over Tom Brady and Bill Belichick in Super Bowl LIII.
73rd Annual Salute to the Champions
Join us as we celebrate San Diego’s top athletes and icons at the 73rd Annual Salute to the Champions Dinner, featuring Breitbard Hall of Famers Steve Fisher, Meb Keflezighi, Terry Norris, and more! Salute is hosted by the San Diego Sports Association on Thursday, January 31st at the San Diego Marriott La Jolla.
Sean Payton: Saints will ‘never get over’ blown pass interference call – ESPN
Sean Payton said the NFL’s head of officials told him the officials “blew the call” by not penalizing the Los Angeles Rams for pass interference late in the fourth quarter of Sunday’s NFC Championship Game.
Bengals interested in Jack Del Rio for DC vacancy – NFL
While Taylor has no head-coaching experience, the Bengals could look to a veteran coach to be the team’s next defensive coordinator.
Teams Interested in Kareem Hunt; Investigation Before Free Agency – SI
The NFL’s investigation into three violent incidents involving former Chiefs running back Kareem Hunt is expected to be concluded before the start of free agency in mid-March, Ian Rapoport of NFL.com reports.
Lonzo Ball expected to miss 4-6 weeks with Grade 3 left ankle sprain – ESPN
Ball suffered the injury in the third quarter of the Lakers’ 138-134 overtime loss to the Houston Rockets on Saturday and an MRI administered Sunday in Los Angeles confirmed the severity of the sprain.
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