{FD} Overseas troops will see Sunday NFL games despite government shutdown, Defense Department says

U.S. military personnel overseas will get to watch the NFL conference championships games Sunday, after the broadcasts originally were deemed a non-essential service and canceled as part of the government shutdown, according to the Defense Department.

{FD} White House: ‘Most’ overseas US military posts will show NFL games, despite shutdown

The White House said Sunday that the TV broadcasts of Sunday’s NFL conference championship games for U.S. service members will be restored in “most” overseas posts, amid concerns the American Forces Network will go totally dark because of the government shutdown.

{FD} Minnesota Vikings shock New Orleans Saints with final-play TD

Case Keenum completed a last-ditch heave near the sideline Sunday on the game's final play, and Stefon Diggs slithered away for a 61-yard touchdown to give Minnesota a 29-24 victory over New Orleans and send the Vikings to the NFC championship game, with one more win needed to become a first-time Super Bowl host.

{FD} Threats to kill Steelers and fans lead to arrest: report

A Texas man has been arrested after allegedly threatening to kill members of the Pittsburgh Steelers as well as the team’s fans, according to reports.