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John Kryk

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Toronto, ON, Canada

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Past articles by John:

KRYK: NFL well into another blockbuster off-season?

Derek Carr already is on the move, Aaron Rodgers again mulling three options, and QB tag-time rustling has begun. → Read More

Hobbled Mahomes rescues Chiefs in Super Bowl LVII

Patrick Mahomes on Sunday night rallied the Kansas City Chiefs to their second Super Bowl win in four years. → Read More

KRYK: Did Washington Commanders expose Eagles’ Achilles heel?

Montreal’s St-Juste: ‘A lot of coverages we ran were specifically designed to not allow them to complete anything vertical (and force them) to dump it and… → Read More

NFL starting this fall can ‘flex out’ clunker Monday matchups, too

Flex scheduling for Monday-night games is coming to the NFL next regular season. → Read More

KRYK: O Canada! 5 Canadians invited to NFL Scouting Combine

Chase and Sydney Brown, identical twins from London, Ontario, lead the way → Read More

KRYK: Are Chiefs benefitting from ‘home cooking’ in most home playoff wins?

Strictly numerically, yes, as visiting teams penalized more than K.C. in 10-of-11 home post-season games in Mahomes era — but former NFL head of officiating… → Read More

KRYK: Who’s under Super-most pressure? Chiefs coach Andy Reid

It’s got to be him. → Read More

NFL concussions plummet during preseason, rise in regular season

52% fewer concussions among players mandated to wear padded helmet covers early on in training camp → Read More

Tom Brady retires again — ‘for good’

Breadcrumb Trail Links * Football Tom Brady retires again — ‘for good’ His morning announcement closes his playing-career book, now it’s on to broadcasting New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady calls signals at the line of scrimmage during the first half of a preseason NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, in Foxborough, Mass. Photo by Charles Krupa /AP… → Read More

Top storylines surrounding Super Bowl LVII

Will it be dubbed the Andy Reid Bowl? The Kelce Brothers Bowl? The Banged-Up Quarterbacks Bowl? → Read More

Sunday’s top NFL takeaways: Hobblin’ Patrick, pressured Burrow push on

Top team-by-team takeaways from Sunday’s two NFL conference championship games, plus top news from around the league. → Read More

NFC TITLE GAME PREVIEW: Green playoff QBs, grizzled defences

NFL’s top two defences, 49ers and Eagles, clash in a conference title game for only the third time → Read More

AFC TITLE GAME PREVIEW: Chiefs vs. Bengals

This is only the seventh time since 1970 that the same two teams have met in a conference final in consecutive years. → Read More

THE MONDAY AFTER: Cowboys, Bills’ latest guttings in perspective

Since 1997, Cowboys are 4-11 in the postseason (.267), the Bills 4-7 (.364), with only one conference title game between them. → Read More

KRYK: Top weekend takeaways from NFL playoffs

The young’uns sure put on a show on the weekend. → Read More

KRYK: Previewing NFL’s divisional playoff weekend

No thirtysomethings! At the average age of 25 years, 278 days this is the youngest group of second-round NFL playoff QBs since 1970 → Read More

TSN+ streaming service offers world-exclusive enhanced feed of NFL playoff games

Free for now, coolest part of data-enhanced games traces every pass receiver’s route on screen until a play’s completion → Read More

THE MONDAY AFTER: Post-mortems on weekend wild-card losers

Even in the playoffs, there’s got to be a Monday After. → Read More

B.C. Lions star Nathan Rourke signs three-year deal with NFL’s Jaguars

‘Part of it is bittersweet, with all the great things I had with the Lions. But I am excited for the future. I’m just really excited to get started with the… → Read More

Chargers zapped! Blow 27-0 lead, lose 31-30 at Jacksonville

If there’s one NFL club this century that’d be likeliest to jump out to a 27-0 lead, but blow it, it would have to be the Chargers. → Read More