Eagles fans celebrate Super Bowl win with explicit Tom Brady chant

Tom Brady's misery after being defeated by the Eagles at Super Bowl LII was compounded as Philadelphia fans subjected him to an explicit chant. The New England Patriots quarterback was superb in Minnesota, throwing for over 500 yards and three touchdowns, though it was not

How Robert Kraft “pissed off’ Falcons owner with Super Bowl ring

Arthur Blank has another 283 reasons to hold a grudge against the Patriots. The Falcons owner, who is nearly a year removed from Atlanta’s crushing Super Bowl loss after New England overcame a 28-3 deficit to win, recently told the New York Times he found it tacky and unnecessary

NFL Road to the Super Bowl: State of play ahead of championship weekend

The Minnesota Vikings clinched a thriller against the Saints to cap one of the most captivating play-off weekends in NFL history. Case Keenum launching one to Stefon Diggs as the clock expired and Marcus William shockingly missed the tackle to send the US Bank Stadium into delirium. Earlier

Nick Foles is the Eagles’ curse, or the one to break it

This was supposed to be Carson Wentz’s moment, Philadelphia’s fearless phenom carrying fervent, frenzied football fans and a franchise forever desperate to win its first Super Bowl on his strapping young shoulders on an exhilarating journey into the history books. It is Nick Foles’ moment instead. And now that Super

Rams and Sean McVay hope to use loss as a learning tool

LOS ANGELES — The public address announcer kept yelling “Whose House?” and the obliging crowd would answer “Rams’ House!!” But home field meant nothing in the first NFL playoff game played at the Coliseum since 1994. Experience mattered more. The Rams had hoped the energy of the home

Falcons show playoff experience matters in win over Rams

LOS ANGELES — Matt Ryan and the Falcons showed the upstart Los Angeles Rams what playoff poise is all about. Ryan passed for 218 yards and hit Julio Jones for an 8-yard touchdown with 5:48 to play, and the defending NFC champion Falcons advanced from the wild-card round with

Playoffs a chance for Rams to win Los Angeles’ heart

LOS ANGELES — The Rams are hosts to their first playoff game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum since 1979 on Saturday when they entertain the Falcons in the NFC wild-card round. Rest easy, though, plenty of tickets remain available. Most 40-something people might have a hard time remembering

Post expert takes out crystal ball and predicts Super Bowl champ

Fake news: The Serby Crystal Ball was hacked before the season. Nope, no excuses here for picking the Giants to beat the Patriots in the Super Bowl (though Eli Apple took a bathroom break to assure me I would look good if I picked them, you should know that). Got

ESPN sideline reporter dating Falcons tight end

Saint Nick left ESPN’s Sara Cardona something extra special under her tree this year: boyfriend Eric Saubert. The Nashville-based sideline reporter, who was previously linked to the son of fellow sportscaster Cris Collinsworth, made her relationship with the Atlanta Falcons tight end Instagram official over the holidays, as the

Squats pay off as Saints butt makes interception

Five years ago, the Jets had the Buttfumble. Last week, the Panthers scored on the Buttcatch as Damiere Byrd got both cheeks inbounds for a touchdown before landing on the end line. Now say hello to the Buttpick. With a third-and-10 from his own 48 with 57 seconds to go

Don’t look now, Falcons have shot at another Super Bowl run

Since the Falcons’ poor start, we’ve spent some time in this space speculating whether the they were about to become another clichéd statistic as a Super Bowl runner-up falling into a year-after hangover, still adversely affected by the loss of the big game. After a 20-17 loss to the

Matt Ryan and wife expecting twins

Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan will have two new fans to cheer him on with wife Sarah next season. On Tuesday, the couple of six years announced they are expecting twins in April. “It’s been a long road, but Matt and I couldn’t be happier to announce that we are expecting

The Eagles’ lone problem reveals how special they are

You know you’re having a good season when your only problem is at the kicker position. Such is the plight of the 9-1 Eagles, who lost their rookie kicker Jake Elliott to a concussion in their win over the Cowboys on Sunday. The Eagles replaced Elliott with linebacker Kamu

Jerry Jones hired Harvey Weinstein’s lawyer to bury Roger Goodell

Jerry Jones really doesn’t want Roger Goodell to be NFL commissioner anymore. Jones is threatening to sue the NFL and some pro-Goodell owners over the negotiations to extend the commissioner’s contract, according to a New York Times report. Jones also is enlisting David Boies to litigate. The New Yorker reported this

The pretenders are being outed, and the Eagles aren’t one

As the Eagles try to recover from the loss of their team leader, perennial All-Pro Jason Peters, who is out for the season, their quarterback, Carson Wentz, continues to become one of the stars of the league. Wentz’s 17 TD passes through the first seven games represent the most in Philadelphia

Super Bowl rematch, a QB fighting for job: 6 NFL things to watch

Volatility was the name of Week 6 in the NFL, with upsets, surprise results and crushing injuries — lowlighted by the Packers’ loss of quarterback Aaron Rodgers to a broken collarbone. What mayhem is in store this week? Here’s a look at the Week 7 NFL High Five: Memories of their

The NFL hierarchy is changing, and the Eagles are coming

Week 6 provided the most volatility in The Post’s Power Rankings we’ve seen to date this season. The Eagles continue to fly, in control of the NFC East at 5-1. The Packers lost Aaron Rodgers for the season to a broken collarbone, leaving the Vikings in control of the NFC North.

Alex Smith and the Chiefs have their next big challenge

The Chiefs are alone at the top of the NFL, the league’s last remaining undefeated team. They stand alone in large part thanks to quarterback Alex Smith, who’s having an MVP season. Smith, who’s thrown 11 touchdowns and no interceptions and has a passer rating of 125.8, threw threw for 324

Why the Chiefs are off to overwhelming start

And then there was one. The Chiefs, after their 29-20 comeback victory over the Redskins on Monday night, are the NFL’s only undefeated team at 4-0. There are a number of reasons for Kansas City’s success, beginning with veteran quarterback Alex Smith and rookie running back Kareem Hunt on offense and a

Trash the Patriots at your own peril

It didn’t take long for the talk to begin, and it’s picking up steam. It’s all part of the NFL’s annual Week 1 overreaction. The sky is falling in Foxborough, Mass. The Patriots aren’t as good as we thought they are. The dominant run through the AFC is coming to an

Falcons, Luck lead five NFL storylines to watch in Week 1

The anticipated Week 1 of the NFL season finally has arrived. Here are the High five things to watch on this week’s schedule: How the Falcons, who open the season Sunday in Chicago, react to their Super Bowl runner-up, having blown that 25-point lead to the Patriots, will be a compelling