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NFC Championship: Will Jalen Hurts and the Eagles cover against Brock Purdy and the 49ers?

NFC Championship: Will Jalen Hurts and the Eagles cover against Brock Purdy and the 49ers?

FOX betting analyst Sammy P discusses the NFC championship between the Philadelphia Eagles and the San Francisco 49ers. He discusses bets such as the spread, Jalen Hurts touchdowns and more. ... Continue Reading
Hammer, fade, pass: Jalen Hurts SB MVP, Ja'Marr Chase 2 TDs, Patrick Mahomes over 350 passing yards

Hammer, fade, pass: Jalen Hurts SB MVP, Ja'Marr Chase 2 TDs, Patrick Mahomes over 350 passing yards

Nick Wright and Damonza play Hammer, Fade or Pass on some select Championship Game prop bets, including Jalen Hurts as SBLVII MVP, Ja'Marr Chase's two touchdowns, Jerick McKinnon cashing in two himself and Patrick Mahomes passing over 350 passing yards. Nick also decides whether he is going to hammer, fade or pass on the odds of Damonza hitting a parlay at a whopping (+150,000). ... Continue Reading
Nick is betting on Chiefs to have firm control over Bengals despite Mahomes' ankle | What's Wright?

Nick is betting on Chiefs to have firm control over Bengals despite Mahomes' ankle | What's Wright?

The Championship Games are here! The Kansas City Chiefs will host the AFC Championship Game for the fifth season in a row as they look to seek revenge on the confident Cincinnati Bengals from last year's matchup. With Patrick Mahomes' high ankle sprain, the line has shifted all across the board, from Chiefs (-2.5), (-1.5), (-1) to Bengals (-2.5), (-1.5) and now (-1). This is only the second time in Mahomes' career that he is a home underdog. Despite the low odds, Nick Wright is confident in his Chiefs controlling the entire game against Joe Burrow's squad with the recent attention Cincy has sparked through their recent comments and a tough K.C. defense against a battered Bengals offensive-line. ... Continue Reading
Should Jets pursue Aaron Rodgers after hiring Nathaniel Hackett? | SPEAK

Should Jets pursue Aaron Rodgers after hiring Nathaniel Hackett? | SPEAK

The New York Jets fired their now-former offensive coordinator Mike LaFleur with new hire Nathaniel Hackett. He was fired after one season with the Denver Broncos but was previously the Green Bay Packers OC, where Aaron Rodgers won two MVPs. Rodgers expressed the likelihood of leaving Green Bay. Now that Hackett is in New York, will the QB follow him? Emmanuel Acho, Joy Taylor, LeSean McCoy and David Helman debate on whether the Jets should want and pursue Rodgers. ... Continue Reading
New Panthers coach Frank Reich gets to draft, develop franchise QB

New Panthers coach Frank Reich gets to draft, develop franchise QB

Frank Reich, the first QB in Carolina history, will finally have his chance to draft and mold a franchise quarterback. ... Continue Reading
Travis Kelce reacts to 'Burrowhead' trash talk ahead of AFC Championship Game | FIRST THINGS FIRST

Travis Kelce reacts to 'Burrowhead' trash talk ahead of AFC Championship Game | FIRST THINGS FIRST

Nick Wright, Kevin Wildes, and Chris Broussard discuss Cincinnati Bengals fans calling GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium ‘Burrowhead’. Nick explains this trash talk from the Bengals will give Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs extra motivation in the AFC Championship Game. ... Continue Reading
NFL odds: Betting edges on 49ers-Eagles, Bengals-Chiefs

NFL odds: Betting edges on 49ers-Eagles, Bengals-Chiefs

Gambling expert Warren Sharp analyzes the odds and gives you his sharpest edges for each game in the conference championships. ... Continue Reading
Is Brock Purdy the QB of 49ers future? | SPEAK

Is Brock Purdy the QB of 49ers future? | SPEAK

Brock Purdy is entering the game of his young career (once again) as the San Francisco 49ers hit the road to take on the Philadelphia Eagles in the NFC Championship Game. Purdy is 7-0 since taking over for Jimmy Garoppolo after injuring his foot. If he were to beat Philly, he would be the first rookie in NFL history to reach the Super Bowl. However, the Niners do have Trey Lance on their roster, whom they gave up three first-round picks for. Emmanuel Acho, Joy Taylor, LeSean McCoy and David Helman debate on whether Purdy is the 49ers future or not. ... Continue Reading
What Kevin Warren's hire could mean on the field for Chicago Bears

What Kevin Warren's hire could mean on the field for Chicago Bears

Most team presidents don't have much to do with football operations. Kevin Warren will oversee Bears GM Ryan Poles, but to what degree? ... Continue Reading
49ers’ Christian McCaffrey misses another practice, vows to play vs. Eagles

49ers’ Christian McCaffrey misses another practice, vows to play vs. Eagles

Christian McCaffrey missed his second straight practice with a calf injury but said he'll be playing in the 49ers' NFC title game. ... Continue Reading
Has Brock Purdy cemented himself as a starting quarterback in the NFL? | THE HERD

Has Brock Purdy cemented himself as a starting quarterback in the NFL? | THE HERD

Will Blackmon joins Colin Cowherd on The Herd to discuss Brock Purdy and his expectations as a fill-in quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers. Blackmon explains Purdy’s mindset, preparation, and comfort set him apart from other quarterbacks in the league. ... Continue Reading
Has the NFL figured out Mr. Irrelevant Brock Purdy? Don’t bet on it

Has the NFL figured out Mr. Irrelevant Brock Purdy? Don’t bet on it

As opponents' defensive pressure has increased in the postseason, Brock Purdy's effectiveness has dipped. But the 49ers have a plan. ... Continue Reading
Cowboys defensive coordinator Dan Quinn tells teams he's staying in Dallas

Cowboys defensive coordinator Dan Quinn tells teams he's staying in Dallas

Cowboys defensive coordinator Dan Quinn interviewed for head-coaching jobs but reportedly told teams he will stay in Dallas. ... Continue Reading
NFL odds: Oddsmakers, sharp bettors talk Niners-Eagles, Bengals-Chiefs

NFL odds: Oddsmakers, sharp bettors talk Niners-Eagles, Bengals-Chiefs

Patrick Everson spoke to oddsmakers and sharp bettors to preview this weekend's games. Read about the big bets on the Eagles and other key gambling nuggets. ... Continue Reading
Jalen Hurts highlights Broussard's Under Duress list entering Championship Sunday | FIRST THINGS FIRST

Jalen Hurts highlights Broussard's Under Duress list entering Championship Sunday | FIRST THINGS FIRST

Nick Wright, Greg Jennings and Kevin Wildes help Chris Broussard reveal who’s Under Duress entering championship weekend in the NFL. The nominees include Philadelphia Eagles QB Jalen Hurts & WR AJ Brown, Cincinnati Bengals QB Joe Burrow & DB Eli Apple, San Francisco 49ers QB Trey Lance, Kansas City Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes, Mac Jones of the New England Patriots and New York Jets QB Zach Wilson. ... Continue Reading
Are Bengals giving Chiefs extra motivation with 'Burrowhead' trash talk? | SPEAK

Are Bengals giving Chiefs extra motivation with 'Burrowhead' trash talk? | SPEAK

Emmanuel Acho, LeSean McCoy, Joy Taylor, and David Helman discuss whether the Cincinnati Bengals are giving the Kansas City Chiefs extra motivation ahead of the AFC championship Game with ‘Burrowhead’ trash talk. Joy explains she is okay with the trash talk because Joe Burrow and the Bengals are 3-0 vs. the Chiefs. ... Continue Reading
Eagles AJ Brown denies being a diva WR | FIRST THINGS FIRST

Eagles AJ Brown denies being a diva WR | FIRST THINGS FIRST

Nick Wright, Chris Broussard, Greg Jennings and Kevin Wildes discuss the Philadelphia Eagles vs. San Francisco 49ers NFC Championship matchup. The group dives into Eagles WR AJ Brown’s comments where he denied being a diva WR. The group also discuss Jalen Hurts’ praise of the 49ers defense ahead of their playoff matchup. ... Continue Reading
AFC Championship Game odds: How to bet Bengals-Chiefs

AFC Championship Game odds: How to bet Bengals-Chiefs

Here's everything you need from a betting perspective on the Bengals-Chiefs game, from the point spread, moneyline, total Over/Under and expert pick from Geoff Schwartz. ... Continue Reading
Jalen Hurts and Brock Purdy have faced each other before, and it was epic

Jalen Hurts and Brock Purdy have faced each other before, and it was epic

The starting quarterbacks in Sunday's NFC title game once faced off in a thrilling college football game with CFP implications. ... Continue Reading
Ex-Detroit Lions, Liberty linebacker Jessie Lemonier dies at 25

Ex-Detroit Lions, Liberty linebacker Jessie Lemonier dies at 25

Outside linebacker Jessie Lemonier, who appeared in seven games for the Detroit Lions in 2021, has died at the age of 25. ... Continue Reading