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  • Las Vegas Raiders? Stadium plan passes major vote

    A plan to build an NFL stadium in Las Vegas and lure the Raiders from Oakland crossed a major hurdle Thursday when a Nevada oversight committee voted unanimously to recommend …


  • Dave Boling: Seahawks have hope - and concerns

    If the NFC appears to be crumbling a bit from the competition as the season goes on, consider it a positive for the Seattle Seahawks. Maybe they got their crumbling …


  • Seahawks face undefeated Panthers

    The Seattle Seahawks again are at the Carolina crossroads.


  • Comfy in New Orleans

    WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. – Saints center Max Unger was never going to be happy about being traded away from Super Bowl-contending Seattle, where he made good friends and became …


  • Seahawks stifle Eagles

    Russell Wilson threw two touchdown passes, ran for another score and the Seattle Seahawks defense stifled Philadelphia in a 24-14 victory over the Eagles on Sunday.


  • Rodgers has 6 TDs in win

    GREEN BAY, Wis. – Aaron Rodgers had a record-setting night for the Green Bay Packers. The Chicago Bears’ season is quickly turning into a nightmare. Rodgers threw six touchdown passes …


  • NFL Notes: Saints place franchise tag on Graham

    The New Orleans Saints have placed their franchise tag on Jimmy Graham in order to protect the club’s rights to its star tight end through next season. The move means …


  • Patriots are at home sweet home

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Home sweet home. Sure works for the Patriots in the AFC title game. New England gets a chance to extend its mastery in the final step to …


  • NFL notes: Record number of early entries approved for draft

    A record 73 underclassmen, including six first-team All-Americans, were approved for the NFL draft on Saturday. That number was eight more than last year.


  • Disappointed Seahawks look forward to 2013

    RENTON, Wash. – Wounds still felt fresh 24 hours after the Seahawks’ season-ending playoff loss Sunday in Atlanta. Tight end Zach Miller and receiver Sidney Rice were on crutches, nursing …


  • Seahawk Sherman gets honor he wanted

    Before any postseason accolades had been handed out, Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman knew two things. One, he knew that the possibility of a four-game suspension could keep him from earning …


  • Former Vandal Iupati among All-Pro picks

    NEW YORK – It’s unanimous, on both sides of the ball. Vikings 2,000-yard man Adrian Peterson and Texans pass-swatting end J.J. Watt were unanimous choices for The Associated Press All-Pro …


  • Ravens pull off stunning upset in 2OTs

    DENVER – Welcome to NFL immortality, Joe Flacco. Somewhere up there in the all-time playoff archives near the “Hail Mary” by Staubach and the “Immaculate Reception” by Franco now lives …


  • Seattle’s big CBs face challenge in Atlanta’s WRs

    RENTON, Wash. – Taken individually, Roddy White and Julio Jones rank among the NFL’s elite at wide receiver. As a tandem, Seattle cornerback Richard Sherman doesn’t know if there is …


  • Here come the big boys in NFL playoffs

    The records are gaudy. The star power is high. Here come the NFL’s big boys. Denver, Atlanta, New England and San Francisco host divisional playoff games this weekend. They’re a …


  • It’s no wonder Jones a favorite

    GREEN BAY, Wis. – James Jones didn’t need to watch the film to know his performance in last weekend’s game against the Chicago Bears was his best yet. And it …


  • Seahawks and 49ers are two teams on top of their game

    SEATTLE – As good as it gets. That’s not just a statement on the quality of Seattle’s grudge match against San Francisco tonight at CenturyLink Field. It’s a summary of …


  • Broncos could lose coordinators after big season

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. – The more the Denver Broncos win, the better the chance they lose – coordinators, that is. Defensive boss Jack Del Rio and his offensive counterpart, Mike McCoy, …


  • Johnson makes big plays for struggling Bills

    Stevie Johnson’s season has gone much like the one-handed catch the Buffalo Bills receiver made last weekend. It looked marvelous: Johnson leaping over the middle to snag the ball with …


  • Column: Harbaugh vs. Carroll always entertains

    Two franchises playing for high stakes. Two teams waging battle on national TV in prime time. Two young quarterbacks on a quest to prove they are capable of leading a …


  • Falcons have enough on line

    DETROIT – The Atlanta Falcons have proven they’re good enough to dominate a division leader. Atlanta is coming off a 34-0 victory over the New York Giants, putting the NFC …


  • Hawks line a bit shaky

    RENTON, Wash. – There’s never a good time to be thin on the defensive line. This, however, may be a particularly bad time for the Seahawks to be missing one …


  • ‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s‘ added to US film registry

    WASHINGTON (AP) — “Breakfast at Tiffany’s,” ”Dirty Harry” and “A League of Their Own” will be preserved for their enduring significance in American culture by the Library of Congress, along …


  • Best bet on the Tube

    The New York Jets turned to the running game over the past month to help limit turnovers and have ground away enough to keep their slim playoff hopes alive. Chris …


  • Bears’ Marshall sets trap for eager Packers

    Green Bay Packers receiver Greg Jennings thinks Chicago Bears receiver Brandon Marshall is a genius. Marshall had made headlines one day earlier when he went off on the rival Packers …


  • Bengals roll over Eagles 34-13

    PHILADELPHIA – With one turnover after another, the Philadelphia Eagles looked every bit of the laughingstock they’ve been this year. Andy Dalton threw a touchdown pass and ran for another …


  • Caldwell relishes expanded duties

    Don’t expect Jim Caldwell to incorporate the triple-option or a variety of trick plays in his first NFL game as an offensive coordinator. Caldwell grabbed the reins of the Baltimore …


  • Seahawks have enjoyed a bountiful harvest from 2012 draft

    RENTON, Wash. – Everyone knows about Seattle stealing quarterback Russell Wilson in the third round of last April’s draft and perhaps finding the franchise quarterback so many NFL teams seek. …


  • Seahawks tend to play according to competition

    RENTON, Wash. – Nine NFL teams have eight wins or more. The Seahawks have beaten three of them. The Houston Texans, who are 11-1, are the only other team in …


  • Wide receivers Tate, Rice step up for Seahawks

    RENTON, Wash. – Sidney Rice and Golden Tate have become the go-to targets for Seattle Seahawks rookie quarterback Russell Wilson. Rice, healthy for the first time in three years, is …


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