"The Patriots are obviously the defending Super Bowl champs and our defending conference champs so there's a high amount of respect for that team and what they do," Luck recently told BritViewNFL.com. "They're the kings of the league right now and everybody would like to de-throne them -- we'd like to de-throne them but you have to look at the season as 16 games. There are fans and media who will hype up certain games and circle them in red on the calendar but, as a player, you lose sight of what's important if you get into that mode."
Aaron Rodgers on future in Green Bay: 'I don't want to be part of a rebuild if I'm going to keep playing'
After being upset by the San Francisco 49ers on Saturday night, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers said he'll take some time before diving into what comes next.
Matt LaFleur takes responsibility for special teams mistakes following Packers' upset loss to 49ers
Green Bay's dreadful special teams unit was a lingering weakness all season. It cost them a chance at a conference title Saturday.
2021 NFL playoffs: What we learned from 49ers' win over Packers in Divisional Round
Another No. 1 seed has fallen on Day 1 of the Divisional Round as the 49ers toppled the Packers at home to advance to the NFC Championship.
Titans QB Ryan Tannehill laments 'brutal' day in Divisional Round loss to Bengals
Ryan Tannehill's performance in the Titans' narrow loss to the Bengals underscored an all-around tough outing for Tennessee on Saturday afternoon.
Bengals marvel at Evan McPherson's clutch gene after kicker's GW FG sends them to AFC title game
Evan McPherson's impressive rookie year continued with a huge game-winning kick against the Titans on Sunday to send the Bengals back to the AFC Championship for the first time in 34 seasons.
2021 NFL playoffs: What we learned from Bengals' win over Titans in Divisional Round
After 33 long years, the Cincinnati Bengals are back in the AFC Championship Game with a 19-16 win over the Tennessee Titans in the Divisional Round.
Packers RB AJ Dillon update; plus, more NFL news from Saturday's Divisional Round games
Green Bay will have two key defensive pieces back in time for Saturday's game versus the 49ers. Plus, other roster and injury news from Saturday's Divisional Round.
Steelers' Keith Butler retiring after seven seasons as DC, 19 seasons with organization
Pittsburgh Steelers defensive coordinator Keith Butler has informed the club that he plans to retire, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported Saturday.
Buccaneers activate RB Leonard Fournette off IR ahead of Divisional Round matchup vs. Rams
Bucs running back Leonard Fournette is expected to play on Sunday vs. the Rams after being activated off injured reserve, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports.
Divisional Round Weekend Saturday inactives: Titans-Bengals, Packers-49ers
The official inactives for Saturday's Divisional Round playoff games between the Bengals and Titans, and the 49ers and Packers.
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones expresses frustration with WR Amari Cooper
There's no joy in Dallas these days, and mighty Jerry Jones is still swinging. His latest target is Amari Cooper. During a Friday interview with 105.3 The Fan in which the Cowboys owner offered praise to QB Dak Prescott and coordinators Kellen Moore and Dan Quinn, Jones did not hide his disappointment in the four-time Pro Bowl WR.