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  • Tennessee Titans win battle of backup QBs

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Tennessee Titans easily won the battle of backup quarterbacks against the Jacksonville Jaguars in a 30-3 victory Monday night that put them in a three-way tie …


  • NFL may suspend players for hits

    The NFL could soon start suspending players for dangerous helmet-to-helmet hits, vice president of football operations Ray Anderson told the Associated Press on Monday. A day after several scary collisions …


  • NFL briefs: Helmet hits harmful

    Philadelphia wide receiver DeSean Jackson suffered a concussion and Atlanta cornerback Dunta Robinson injured his head in a nasty head-on collision in the second quarter of the Eagles’ win. Both …


  • Brady, Branch team up in Patriots’ comeback win in OT

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Four years after leaving the Patriots, Deion Branch felt like – and played like – he’d never been gone. New England reacquired Tom Brady’s old reliable receiver …


  • NFL notes: Favre, official will meet

    NFL commissioner Roger Goodell says a league official will meet with Brett Favre next week as part of an investigation into allegations the quarterback sent racy text messages and lewd …


  • NFL notes: Bears’ Cutler expects to play against Seahawks

    Jay Cutler expects to be starting at quarterback for the Chicago Bears against the Seattle Seahawks after missing a game because of a concussion. He said doctors “wanted to make …


  • NFL notes: Johnson’s ‘catch’ raises talk at fall meetings

    The NFL expects to review the rule that cost Detroit Lions star receiver Calvin Johnson a potential winning touchdown in a season-opening loss to Chicago. After Johnson went to the …


  • Favre offers apology to Vikings

    NEW YORK – Brett Favre has apologized to the Minnesota Vikings for the distraction caused by an NFL investigation into allegations that he sent racy messages and lewd photos to …


  • Jets hold off Favre, Vikings

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Brett Favre was at his dazzling best after a miserable start that put the Minnesota Vikings in a hole Monday night. There would be no classic …


  • Former Griz turn in dazzling plays

    Two Montana natives and former University of Montana standouts made key plays to help their NFL teams win games on Sunday. Atlanta defensive end Kroy Biermann of Hardin, Mont., returned …


  • NFL notes: McCoy could get first start

    Cleveland Browns coach Eric Mangini says quarterbacks Jake Delhomme and Seneca Wallace are both “hurting” and it’s possible rookie Colt McCoy could make his first NFL start against Pittsburgh. Delhomme, …


  • NFL briefs: Favre under scrutiny

    NFL commissioner Roger Goodell confirmed Sunday that the league is looking into allegations Vikings quarterback Brett Favre sent racy messages and lewd photos to a game hostess when he played …


  • Redskins’ win doesn’t come easy

    LANDOVER, Md. – For the fourth time in five weeks, the nerves mounted along the Washington Redskins sideline as the game once again came down to the final snap. They’re …


  • Sunday’s NFL peak performers

    For 10-11-2010


  • NFL notes: Favre has double trouble

    Brett Favre will turn 41 years old today, but he likely won’t be doing much celebrating after this past week. The quarterback underwent an MRI because of pain caused by …


  • NFL season offers powerhouse shortage

    Pretty soon the 1972 Miami Dolphins can relax, a whole lot earlier than last year. One month into the season, there are no threats to their perfect season. The Indianapolis …


  • Pack’s Peprah embraces Ghana roots all the way to NFL

    He has started only one game since entering the league in 2006, so Charlie Peprah is something of a mystery man to Green Bay Packers fans and certainly to opponents. …


  • NFL notes: Moss, Vikings together again

    Brett Favre finally got his wish. He will be playing with Randy Moss and the Minnesota Vikings couldn’t be happier about it. The Vikings got Moss from New England on …


  • NFL notes: Minnesota Vikings crave Moss

    The New England Patriots and the Vikings are discussing a trade that would bring star receiver Randy Moss back to Minnesota. A league source spoke to the Associated Press on …


  • Brady & Co. lead cheers in 41-14 Patriots win

    MIAMI – The New England Patriots had another big night, and this time the NFL’s highest-scoring team totaled most of its points with Tom Brady and the rest of the …


  • NFL notebook: Players to return from suspension

    Ben Roethlisberger, Brian Cushing and Santonio Holmes are among seven players now eligible after serving four-game NFL suspensions. Two-time Super Bowl-winning quarterback Roethlisberger returned to the Pittsburgh Steelers on Monday. …


  • NFL notes: McNabb returns to standing ovation

    Donovan McNabb tried to play it all down. In the end, after he made himself right at home in Philadelphia, it became clear this was not just another road trip. …


  • Monday Night Football: Feasting on Dolphins

    There was a time when the Miami Dolphins made Tom Brady look like a sixth-round draft pick. That was in the early 2000s, when the Dolphins had Jason Taylor, Zach …


  • Ravens edge Steelers

    PITTSBURGH – The Steelers were so close to being 4-0 without Ben Roethlisberger. Only close doesn’t count in the Ravens-Steelers rivalry, where every game is tight and no lead is …


  • Sunday’s peak performers

    For 10-04-2010


  • NFL notes: Steelers’ Dixon finished

    The Pittsburgh Steelers placed quarterback Dennis Dixon on the injured reserve list on Saturday with a meniscus tear in his left knee, ending his season. Dixon started the Steelers’ first …


  • NFL notes: St. Louis’ Jackson unsure if he’ll play Sunday

    St. Louis Rams running back Steven Jackson missed his second straight practice Thursday with a groin injury and it was unclear whether he will play Sunday against Seattle. St. Louis …


  • NFL briefs: Fed-up Jaguars enlist ex-Bills QB Edwards

    Showing just how frustrated they are with quarterback David Garrard, the Jacksonville Jaguars claimed former Buffalo Bills starter Trent Edwards off waivers Tuesday. Edwards is expected to sign a contract …


  • Chicago Bears hit stride with 3-0 start

    CHICAGO – Still doubting the Bears? Jay Cutler threw for 221 yards, Brian Urlacher forced a key fumble and Chicago took advantage of a team-record 18 penalties by the Packers …


  • NFL briefs: Raiders, Bears Hall of Famer Blanda dies

    George Blanda, who played longer than anyone in pro football history and racked up the most points in a career that spanned four decades, mostly with the Chicago Bears and …


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