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Recent articles by Mark:

NFL concussions were slightly up this season, after a significant drop the year before

The NFL also said that the league and its players' union are continuing to look at marijuana for pain management, but haven't reached any conclusions. → Read More

Giants announce Eli Manning will retire after 16 seasons

Manning was a two-time Super Bowl MVP, with two memorable championship triumphs over the Patriots. → Read More

NFL has record number of minority officials on Super Bowl crew

Five African American officials are part of the seven-member officiating crew for the Chiefs-49ers game in Miami. → Read More

Antonio Brown involved in police investigation after incident at his Florida home

Officers were called to Brown’s home for an incident reportedly involving a moving truck. → Read More

Instead of onside kicks, NFL will test out its fourth-and-15 play at the Pro Bowl

A team can opt to try to convert a fourth-and-15 play to retain possession of the ball, as the Broncos proposed last offseason for all games. → Read More

Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs are one home win from the Super Bowl

Either Kansas City or Tennessee will be the AFC's Super Bowl representative. Follow along for live updates from the AFC championship game. → Read More

Patrick Mahomes seeks first Super Bowl: What to know about Titans vs. Chiefs

It’s No. 6-seeded Tennessee at No. 2-seeded Kansas City in an unlikely matchup in the AFC championship game. → Read More

NFLPA tells players of agreement with league on changes to NFL’s drug and disciplinary policies

Memo from DeMaurice Smith, the union’s executive director, details agreements while stating that other negotiating differences still remain. → Read More

Antonio Brown’s agent files paperwork to sever relationship with star wide receiver

Drew Rosenhaus, one of the sport's most powerful agents, wrote to the players' union that he would like to keep working with Brown if the free agent wide receiver seeks help. → Read More

Ryan Tannehill, the Titans’ unlikely savior, is one upset away from starting the Super Bowl

The Tennessee quarterback's career has been revitalized after he was traded from the Dolphins to back up Marcus Mariota. → Read More

LSU offensive mastermind Joe Brady set to return to NFL with Carolina Panthers

Brady, the former New Orleans Saints assistant who helped LSU to the national title and Joe Burrow to the Heisman Trophy, is set to be the offensive coordinator under new head coach Matt Rhule with Carolina. → Read More

Diversity group calls on NFL to take steps to improve ‘abysmal’ hiring record

The Fritz Pollard Alliance says the league and team owners must fix “a flawed system.” → Read More

Underdog Titans stun top-seeded Ravens, 28-12, advance to AFC title game

Tennessee will play in next Sunday's AFC championship game, on the road against the winner of Texans-Chiefs. → Read More

Ravens and Titans meet in the AFC divisional round: What you need to know

Baltimore is the AFC's No. 1 seed with a 14-2 record, while Tennessee is coming off an upset of the defending Super Bowl champion Patriots. → Read More

With DK Metcalf looking like a star, no one is worried about the Seahawks’ receivers anymore

The impressive rookie is coming off a dazzling performance in the playoff opener and the Seahawks hope they can rely on him again this weekend at Green Bay. → Read More

The Mike McCarthy hire makes sense for the Cowboys. But it’s not quite a home run.

McCarthy has a Super Bowl win on his resume, but the way his Packers tenure ended — and the hands-on approach of owner Jerry Jones — provides some cause for concern. → Read More

It’s Russell Wilson vs. Carson Wentz as Seahawks visit Eagles in NFC playoffs

Philadelphia, as the NFC East winner, plays at home despite having two fewer victories than Seattle. → Read More

Upstart Bills try to break through in AFC playoff meeting with Texans

It’s Houston quarterback Deshaun Watson against Buffalo’s superb defense as the NFL’s postseason gets underway. → Read More

Bills-Texans first-round playoff game: What you need to know

The NFL playoffs get underway in Houston, as they so often do, with Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson meeting Buffalo’s superb defense. → Read More

How the NFL’s pass interference rule works and what to expect in the playoffs

Few seemed happy with how the new system worked during the regular season. Now the stakes are even higher. → Read More