| Nov 25, 2013
| 7:45 AM
With their stunning, back-from-the-dead victory over Denver on Sunday night -- a game in which they overcame a 24-0 halftime deficit to win 34-31 in overtime, the New England Patriots put themselves in prime position for a first-round playoff bye....
| Dec 8, 2013
| 7:35 PM
On a snowy, blustery, miserable day elsewhere in the NFL, the San Francisco 49ers played in sunshine and basked in the relatively warm winds of change.
They beat Seattle at home, 19-17, reversing the flow after lopsided losses to the Seahawks in...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 7:36 PM
The Denver Broncos have been stacking up victories all season. Sunday, they served Kansas City a special order:
A quadruple Decker.
Eric Decker caught four touchdown passes from Peyton Manning to lift the Broncos to a 35-28 victory over the Chiefs...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 2:15 PM
This won’t go down as a satisfying season for Minnesota’s Adrian Peterson, but it will be a milestone one.
Peterson, the league’s reigning most valuable player, surpassed 10,000 yards for his career Sunday in the fourth quarter against...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 8:15 PM
They are scorching-hot as NFL coaches.
Their chairs, for the moment, are comfortably cool.
This season features an unusually high number of coach-of-the-year candidates, making that one of the more competitive races.
There's no time to campaign...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 10:26 PM
DENVER — After nearly five months of NFL games, it has come down to this:
Four teams. Four possible matchups for Super Bowl XLVIII.
For Denver, New England, Seattle and San Francisco, looking that far ahead could spell doom. But the options have...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 8:48 PM
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — LeGarrette Blount ran the Patriots into their third AFC championship game in a row.
The 250-pound back had four touchdown runs and New England kept Andrew Luck from a second consecutive comeback victory to beat the Indianapolis...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 6:57 PM
The Minnesota Vikings have hired Cincinnati Bengals' defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer as their head coach, according to a person with knowledge of the process who spoke Wednesday to the Associated Press on condition of anonymity because Zimmer's contract...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 9:55 PM
DENVER — To the outside world, it's Peyton versus Tom — again — with a trip to the Super Bowl hanging in the balance.
Not surprisingly, that's not how the Denver Broncos quarterback views it.
"Tom Brady has just been an...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 1:06 PM
If I hear one more time in a talk-radio discussion that Peyton Manning's legacy will be tainted if he can't win another Super Bowl, my head might explode.
Peyton Manning has nothing left to prove. Period. His legacy is established at least as one of the...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 6:51 AM
Upon further review, NFL record keeper Elias Sports Bureau agrees with game officials that Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning passed for 266 yards on Sunday against the Oakland Raiders to eclipse the single-season passing yardage record of Drew...