| Sep 3, 2013
| 7:45 PM
Houston Texans linebacker Brian Cushing has signed a six-year contract extension, reportedly worth more than $55 million.
Cushing was in the last year of the deal he signed as a rookie in 2009. The 26-year-old from USC returned to the field this...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 7:55 AM
Brian Cushing chose a good time for his first career interception returned for a touchdown.
Both he and the Houston Texans had gotten off to a slow start to the 2013 season. Not that Cushing didn't have a good reason for a little rust -- the former USC...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 8:41 AM
Houston Texans running back Cierre Wood, who played at Notre Dame alongside Manti Te'o, has been answering a lot of questions about his former teammate this week because the Texans are playing Te'o and the San Diego Chargers in the season opener for...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 6:11 PM
Joe McKnight and Braylon Edwards are suddenly out of work, surprising cuts by the New York Jets on Monday.
For McKnight, a backup running back and the team's primary kick returner the last two seasons, it's the latest setback in a tumultuous summer....
| Aug 16, 2013
| 8:50 PM
Tom Brady put to rest worries about his knee. His nearly perfect arm was never a concern.
Two days after spraining his left knee, the New England star completed his first 11 passes before missing his last one and threw his first touchdown pass to new...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 7:01 PM
Denver Broncos center Dan Koppen is out for the season after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee Sunday during nine-on-seven drills, less than six weeks after rejoining Denver following J.D. Walton's setback in his comeback from...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 12:35 PM
SAN DIEGO -- San Diego Chargers tight end Antonio Gates has caught almost five miles of passes (8,321 yards) in his illustrious NFL career while accounting for 642 receptions and 83 touchdowns. He made eight consecutive Pro Bowls between 2004-2011, and is...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 7:12 AM
Advanced tests done at the National Institutes of Health on the brain of football star Junior Seau, who committed suicide in May, showed he had signs of a degenerative brain disease, the Associated Press reported. The examination of Seau's brain......
| Jan 23, 2013
| 10:34 AM
The family of football star Junior Seau is suing the National Football League, asserting that he committed suicide because of the brain injuries suffered during his career....
| Feb 6, 2013
| 4:46 PM
In his first game in 1963 with the San Diego Chargers, Walt Sweeney established a pattern that would mark his 13 seasons as a star in professional football.
Even though it was only an exhibition, Sweeney played with a fearsome aggressiveness. As a...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 2:51 PM
Rodney Harrison, the former all-pro safety for the San Diego Chargers and New England Patriots, said he's scared for his future after sustaining numerous concussions during his playing days.
"I'm scared to death," Harrison said in an interview with...