| Jan 19, 2014
| 7:41 PM
DENVER — Peyton Manning didn't have to outduel Tom Brady in the AFC championship game Sunday. The Broncos' defense made sure of that.
Another Manning vs. Brady postseason classic never materialized because the Broncos' defense stuffed the run,...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 11:12 AM
Bill Belichick has a right to his opinion.
And the New England Patriots coach certainly has never cared what anyone else thinks of him.
So he just came right out and said it Monday concerning the hit by Denver receiver Wes Welker that knocked New...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 7:32 AM
Denver receiver Wes Welker did not do anything wrong as far as the NFL is concerned and will not be disciplined for the hit that knocked New England cornerback Aqib Talib out of Sunday's AFC championship game with a knee injury.
“It was a legal...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 8:05 PM
RENTON, Wash. — No San Francisco? Check.
No New England? Check.
No hard feelings? Well ...
There were ruffled feathers and bruised feelings from coast to coast Monday in the aftermath of the NFL's conference title games.
In Seattle, the...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 6:03 PM
SEATTLE — It's time for the NFL to kick the extra point to the curb.
In a league where the pinnacle is Super, the point after touchdown is entirely superfluous.
What play, other than the clock-killing kneel down, is so virtually automatic? There...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 4:56 PM
Picture the prototypical NFL coach.
He'd probably look a lot like Hall of Famers Vince Lombardi or Tom Landry, roaming the sideline in a suit and fedora, jaw set permanently to scowl. Or maybe it's Bill Belichick, stationary in a hoodie and...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 10:56 AM
Pete Carroll has the Seattle Seahawks a win away from a Super Bowl title.
But that may not be the main reason he ran away with an ESPN poll that asked more than 320 NFL players which coach they'd most like to play for.
After all, look at some of the...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 5:57 PM
Following the Miami Dolphins' late-season collapse, owner Stephen Ross immediately began contemplating a possible organizational shake-up.
Ross has been meeting with his top advisors before deciding whether to fire anyone, two people familiar with the...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 10:20 AM
Houston defensive end Antonio Smith implied that "spying" or something "just kind of fishy" may have aided the New England Patriots in their 34-31 comeback victory Sunday over the Texans.
Hmmmm. A now 9-3 team led by a pair of future Hall of Famers in...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 8:33 AM
An MRI revealed New England's Rob Gronkowski has torn anterior cruciate and medial collateral ligaments in his right knee, meaning the Pro Bowl tight end is done for the year, according to multiple reports Monday.
Gronkowski was writhing in pain and had...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 5:00 PM
CHICAGO -- Aaron Rodgers fired a 48-yard touchdown pass to Randall Cobb in the final minute, and the Green Bay Packers beat the Chicago Bears, 33-28, to capture the NFC North title.
Back after missing seven games with a broken left collarbone, Rodgers...