Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers didn't put up his typical gaudy numbers Sunday. He didn't throw four touchdown passes or roll up 400 yards. He did something better.
A highly successful — and highly combative — era came to an end for the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday when the club did the expected and parted company with Coach Jim Harbaugh.
Paging Marcus Mariota. . . .
What has seemed inevitable -- San Francisco 49ers Coach Jim Harbaugh to Michigan -- might already be a done deal.
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The San Diego Chargers fight to the finish, even when they're already done.
The Times' NFL writer, Sam Farmer, examines this week's matchups. Lines according to Glantz-Culver (O/U = over/under). Last week's record 8-8 (.500); season 153-86-1 (.640). Using point spreads with the scores Farmer predicted, the record against the spread last week would have been 8-8 (.500);...
It's the most exciting play in football, and it rarely works.