Stories tagged: NFL
Sun., Jan. 31, 2016, 6:42 p.m.
Flores set path as 1st Hispanic coach to win Super Bowl
When Tom Flores won his first Super Bowl as head coach of the Oakland Raiders 35 years ago, the impact of being the first Hispanic coach to reach those heights …
Sun., Jan. 31, 2016, 6 p.m.
The biggest blowouts in Super Bowl history
The Super Bowl has produced plenty of memorably tense moments and unfathomably wild finishes.
Sat., Jan. 30, 2016, 8:31 p.m.
NFL notes: Police investigate incident involving Browns’ Manziel
Troubled Browns QB Johnny Manziel is being investigated by police in Texas following a disturbance during which he may have assaulted his ex-girlfriend. Manziel was identified by Forth Worth police …
Sat., Jan. 30, 2016, 7:49 p.m.
Broken arm? Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis has had worse
Thomas Davis knows all about pain and toughness. So excuse the Panthers All-Pro linebacker if he snickers at the notion that 12 screws and a plate in his broken right …
Sat., Jan. 30, 2016, 11:52 a.m.
Super Bowl 50 features first No. 1 vs. No. 2 draft picks
In 2011, the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos were picking through the rubble of seasons gone horribly wrong – and a draft board that was unusually loaded with talent at …
Sat., Jan. 30, 2016, 11:51 a.m.
NFL says concussions way up in 2015; will study reasons why
The NFL says reported concussions rose 58 percent in regular-season games to the highest number in any of the past four years.
Fri., Jan. 29, 2016, 6:27 p.m.
What if a missed extra point decided the Super Bowl?
All of a sudden, an extra point can provide some extra drama.
Fri., Jan. 29, 2016, 6:23 p.m.
Chargers to stay in San Diego in 2016 but have agreement to perhaps move to L.A.
Chargers Chairman Dean Spanos said Friday that the team will play in San Diego in 2016, and he’ll work with politicians and the business community to try to resolve a …
Thu., Jan. 28, 2016, 6:32 p.m.
Levi’s Stadium set to show off innovations at Super Bowl
When architects set out to design a new stadium for the San Francisco 49ers, they wanted a building that fit the Silicon Valley region where it is located.
Thu., Jan. 28, 2016, 10:30 a.m.
Amazon features Alec Baldwin, Dan Marino in its first Super Bowl ad
Amazon.com has just released a sneak peek of its Super Bowl ad, which airs Feb. 7 on CBS.
Wed., Jan. 27, 2016, 7:07 p.m.
Panthers’ Cam Newton says race may play factor in growing criticism
Panthers quarterback Cam Newton suggested for the first time Wednesday that race may play a factor in why he’s become a lightning rod for public criticism. “I’m an African-American quarterback …
Wed., Jan. 27, 2016, 6:55 p.m.
Broncos learned their lessons from Super Bowl letdowns
Two years after taking the league’s No. 1 offense to the Super Bowl, the Denver Broncos bring the NFL’s No. 1 defense, one that battered Tom Brady with an incredible …
Wed., Jan. 27, 2016, 6:30 p.m.
Seahawks QB Russell Wilson picked 1st in Pro Bowl Draft
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson has been selected with the first pick in the Pro Bowl Draft. Wilson was chosen Wednesday by Michael Irvin, who is serving as a Pro …
Tue., Jan. 26, 2016, 2:43 p.m.
Bellevue police chief defends investigation in Coleman crash
Police Chief Steve Mylett defended his department’s investigation into a car crash involving Seattle Seahawks fullback Derrick Coleman, saying Tuesday that his confidence level is “rock solid” in the investigation …
Mon., Jan. 25, 2016, 2:09 p.m.
At 17-1, Panthers still find enough disrespect to fuel them
In the days before the team takes off for California on Sunday, Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera will put in the gameplan for Super Bowl 50, try to locate tickets …
Mon., Jan. 25, 2016, 2:09 p.m.
2nd-guessing of Belichick begins with the man in the hoodie
You still see T-shirts around the home of the New England Patriots with coach Bill Belichick’s scowling face and the mantra “In Bill We Trust.”
Mon., Jan. 25, 2016, 2:08 p.m.
Cardinals were magnificent at times, but awful in the end
At their best, the Arizona Cardinals were magnificent, but boy was it a brutal ending.
Mon., Jan. 25, 2016, 12:21 p.m.
‘Deflategate’ hearing still on track for March 3
The NFL’s appeal in the drawn-out legal battle on ‘Deflategate’ is scheduled to be heard by the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York on March 3.
Sun., Jan. 24, 2016, 10:44 p.m.
Manning’s Broncos to face Newton’s Panthers in Super Bowl
Today’s NFL is all about the quarterbacks, so perhaps it’s fitting that the 50th Super Bowl features a matchup between Peyton Manning’s Denver Broncos and Cam Newton’s Carolina Panthers.
Sun., Jan. 24, 2016, 10:43 p.m.
Panthers open up 4-point favorites in Vegas over Broncos
The Carolina Panthers will go to San Francisco favored by more than a field goal to win the Super Bowl for the first time in franchise history.
Sun., Jan. 24, 2016, 9:46 p.m.
Gostkowski’s PAT streak ends at 523 – and at most inopportune time
An hour after the game, New England kicker Stephen Gostkowski still felt the sting of a rare missed extra point.
Sun., Jan. 24, 2016, 9:04 p.m.
Eli Manning, Boldin, Watson finalists for Man of Year award
New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning, San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Anquan Boldin and New Orleans Saints tight end Benjamin Watson are the three finalists for the Walter Payton NFL …
Sat., Jan. 23, 2016, 8:13 p.m.
Plenty of intrigue in Cardinals-Panthers in NFC title game
The teams with the two best records in the NFL go at it in the NFC championship game Sunday night.
Sat., Jan. 23, 2016, 7:18 p.m.
Despite injuries, issues, Broncos, Patriots stay in the hunt
One team went without the services of its Hall of Fame-bound quarterback for more than a third of the season, and when he was available, he was a shell of …
Fri., Jan. 22, 2016, 11:31 p.m.
Seahawks’ GM: Marshawn Lynch may be leaning toward retirement
Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch may be “leaning toward retirement,” general manager John Schneider said in a pair of radio interviews.
Fri., Jan. 22, 2016, 7:56 p.m.
NFL Notes: Derrick Henry headlines college players leaving early for NFL draft
Heisman Trophy winner Derrick Henry and Ohio State stars Joey Bosa and Ezekiel Elliott are among 96 players granted early entry into the NFL draft.
Fri., Jan. 22, 2016, 7:04 p.m.
NFC championship game features two of NFL’s best cornerbacks
Cornerbacks might have the toughest job in the NFL.
Thu., Jan. 21, 2016, 9:08 p.m.
Patriots, Broncos playing mind games
Gronk pushes off. Brady whines.
Wed., Jan. 20, 2016, 9:08 p.m.
Bills hire NFL’s first full-time female assistant coach
The Buffalo Bills promoted Kathryn Smith to be their special teams quality control coach, making her the first full-time female member of an NFL coaching staff.
Wed., Jan. 20, 2016, 7:42 p.m.
Carolina Panthers in need of closer
The Carolina Panthers problem hasn’t been building big leads this season, it has been keeping them.