Stories tagged: NFL. football
Mon., Jan. 15, 2018, 8:10 p.m.
Stefon Diggs erased decades of Minnesota Vikings heartache
An exceptional medley of great awareness, terrific balance and deft reflexes allowed Stefon Diggs to ad lib and seize both the ball and the moment in the Vikings’ demon-exorcising “Minneapolis …
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 13, 2018, 7:20 p.m.
Eagles use goalline stand, Jake Elliott FGs to beat Falcons
Philadelphia’s defense staged a last-minute goal-line stand and Jake Elliott atoned for a missed extra point with three field goals as the Eagles beat the Atlanta Falcons 15-10 Saturday to …
Mon., Jan. 1, 2018, 9:33 p.m.
Ravens defensive coordinator Dean Pees retires
Baltimore Ravens defensive coordinator Dean Pees is retiring following a successful NFL career that began with the New England Patriots.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 16, 2017, 11:14 p.m.
Chiefs rout Chargers 30-13 to seize control of AFC West race
Alex Smith threw for 231 yards and two touchdowns, Kareem Hunt ran for 155 yards and a score, and the Kansas City Chiefs routed the turnover-prone Los Angeles Chargers 30-13 …
Sat., Nov. 25, 2017, 11:43 p.m.
Offense takes left return
SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Is the fifth time Seattle’s charm? Sunday against the San Francisco 49ers will feature the version number five of the Seahawks’ iffy, scrutinized offensive line this …
Thu., Nov. 23, 2017, 9:13 p.m.
Washington Redskins beat New York Giants 20-10 in turkey of a Thanksgiving game
Kirk Cousins threw two touchdown passes to compensate for a pick-6, and the Washington Redskins beat the New York Giants 20-10 on Thursday night on a drab field in a …
Sun., Nov. 12, 2017, 8:26 p.m.
Falcons want win over Cowboys to be turning point in 2017
The Falcons weren’t content to savor the long-awaited complete game that was so elusive in the first half of this season.
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 12, 2017, 8:20 p.m.
Apparently the sky is falling in Seattle with Sherman sidelined
One, sure way for the sun to set on Pete Carroll’s sunny disposition? Ask him how his Seahawks are going to replace Richard Sherman for the rest of this season.
Sat., Oct. 14, 2017, 8:31 p.m.
Jim Souhan: Making a case for Aaron Rodgers as best QB in history
For all of the advanced statistics and in-depth video analysis available to us, no one has devised a simple, one-stop-shopping destination for evaluating quarterbacks. In baseball, WAR offers an imperfect …
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 8, 2017, 10:30 p.m.
Matt Calkins: Seahawks show they’re still better than Rams when it counts
Some will point to the Earl Thomas karate chop that robbed the Rams of six. Others will cite the would-be game-winner that slipped through receiver Cooper Kupp’s hands. There was …
Sun., Oct. 1, 2017, 9:02 p.m.
Three takes: This is defense Seahawks fans expected
This is the defense Seahawk fans have been waiting for all season.
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 1, 2017, 10:23 p.m.
Seahawks rout Indianapolis Colts with second-half explosion
Mired in a sluggish battle with the Indianapolis Colts for the better part of three quarters, the Seahawks snapped out of their early-season-long slump with three quick touchdowns. They used …
Sat., Sept. 30, 2017, 7:48 p.m.
Seahawks too familiar with slow start to season
By this point, Seahawks fans are undoubtedly wishing that the team didn’t seem to take so literally one of coach Pete Carroll’s pet sayings that “it’s not how you start, …
Sat., Sept. 23, 2017, 8:45 p.m.
Seattle Seahawks might wonder if their money has been well spent
Here is the Seahawks’ situation in a financial nutshell: Maybe it only makes sense that a defense that still has seven starters from the team that won the Super Bowl …
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 17, 2017, 9:11 p.m.
Seahawks edge San Francisco 49ers for first win of season
Faced with the prospect of starting the season 0-2, Seattle drove for the go-ahead touchdown on Russell Wilson’s 9-yard pass to Paul Richardson and held on to defeat the San …
Thu., July 27, 2017, 9:44 p.m.
Seahawks camp preview: How will Richard Sherman react to tumultuous offseason?
How Richard Sherman responds to his controversial offseason could go a long way toward dictating the success of the Seahawks this season, especially with the rest of the cornerback corps …
UPDATED: Thu., July 20, 2017, 5:53 p.m.
‘The Juice’ will be loose: O.J. Simpson is granted parole
O.J. Simpson was granted parole Thursday after more than eight years in prison for a Las Vegas hotel-room heist, successfully making his case for freedom in a nationally televised hearing …
Sun., Jan. 29, 2017, 8:31 p.m.
AFC holds on to defeat NFC 20-13 in Pro Bowl
Andy Dalton completed 10 of 12 passes for 100 yards and engineered two scoring drives to help lead the AFC to a 20-13 victory over the NFC in the Pro …
Sun., Dec. 18, 2016, 9:15 p.m.
Patriots, Raiders clinch playoff spots
Tom Brady and the Patriots clinched another division title and helped the Dolphins jump into a postseason position while Oakland snapped a 13-year playoff drought.
Mon., Dec. 5, 2016, 6:06 p.m.
NFL notes: Panthers coach Rivera not worried about losing team over decision to discipline Newton
Panthers coach Ron Rivera is not worried about losing the faith of his players in the locker room after his decision to bench Cam Newton for the start of Sunday …
Mon., Nov. 28, 2016, 10:58 a.m.
Gold Bud Light cans offer chance at lifetime Super Bowl tickets
Bud Light is offering beer drinkers who find special gold cans a chance to win tickets to the Super Bowl for the rest of their lives.
Sun., Nov. 27, 2016, 6:32 p.m.
49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick discusses politics, Fidel Castro
Colin Kaepernick threw three touchdown passes, ran for 113 yards and nearly rallied the woeful San Francisco 49ers from a 17-point deficit in the final eight minutes Sunday, which left …
Thu., Sept. 15, 2016, 1:12 p.m.
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 …
Sun., Nov. 8, 2015, 9:39 p.m.
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 …
Sat., Oct. 17, 2015, 9:12 p.m.
Seahawks face undefeated Panthers
The Seattle Seahawks again are at the Carolina crossroads.
Tue., Aug. 11, 2015
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 …
Sun., Dec. 7, 2014, 5:28 p.m.
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.
Mon., Nov. 10, 2014
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 …
Sat., March 1, 2014
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 …
Sun., Jan. 20, 2013
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 …