Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan, who directed the NFL's highest-scoring attack, and Oakland defensive end Khalil Mack took top awards in media voting announced Wednesday.
The New England Patriots got a break by not having to face Ben Roethlisberger during their regular-season win over the Steelers in October.
Mason Crosby kicked a last-gasp field goal as the Green Bay Packers downed the Dallas Cowboys 34-31 in a thrilling NFL playoff battle on Sunday.
The New England Patriots are headed back to a familiar spot: the AFC championship game.
Matt Ryan hardly resembled a quarterback who can't win the big games.
Chargers fans knew for several years that this dreaded day could be coming, that their beloved NFL team might move up the freeway to tap the perceived riches of Los Angeles.
Matthew Wade hit a thrilling last-ball century to set up a 92-run victory for Australia over Pakistan in the first one-day international at the Gabba on Friday.
Shock qualifiers Guinea-Bissau face hosts Gabon Saturday in the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations opener, hoping to continue a Leicester City-like run in the competition.
Premier League strugglers Hull made a double swoop for Porto midfielder Evandro and Everton striker Oumar Niasse on Friday.
Deshaun Watson took the snap, rolled right and with one of the easiest throws he had to make all night, completed Clemson's journey to the top of college football.