Stories tagged: NFL
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 21, 2016, 6:40 P.M.
Panthers LB Luke Kuechly: No plans to retire after 2nd concussion
Panthers three-time All-Pro middle linebacker Luke Kuechly says he’s not considering retirement following his second NFL concussion in as many years.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 21, 2016, 6:38 P.M.
49ers finding ways to stick together despite awful season
At 1-13, the 49ers have every reason to be upset. Jobs in the front office and on the coaching staff are at risk. The franchise is at a low point …
TUESDAY, DEC. 20, 2016, 10:30 P.M.
Ex-football star identified as shooter in double slaying
A man who survived a deadly 2012 drive-by shooting in Boston identified former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez in court on Tuesday as the one who pulled the trigger.
TUESDAY, DEC. 20, 2016, 10:21 P.M.
Seahawks’ Richard Sherman doesn’t back down from sideline outburst
Richard Sherman is standing firm on his belief that his sideline outburst last week was justified.
TUESDAY, DEC. 20, 2016, 10:20 P.M.
Seahawks Earl Thomas still mulling over football future
Seahawks free safety Earl Thomas said he is “kind of caught in between’’ continuing to play or retiring during
TUESDAY, DEC. 20, 2016, 10 P.M.
Ezekiel Elliott is making a huge donation to the Salvation Army
The NFL let Ezekiel Elliott off the hook Monday, but the Dallas Cowboys running back is sticking to his promise.
MONDAY, DEC. 19, 2016, 9:07 P.M.
NFL notes: Texans bench QB Brock Osweiler in favor of Tom Savage
NFL notes: Tom Savage will start at quarterback for the Houston Texans on Saturday against the Cincinnati Bengals.
MONDAY, DEC. 19, 2016, 8:30 P.M.
Christian McCaffrey to skip Stanford’s bowl game to prepare for draft
Christian McCaffrey is done playing college football.
MONDAY, DEC. 19, 2016, 6:40 P.M.
Slouch’s hatred of Patriots isn’t tucked away
If you Google “hate New England Patriots,” you will come upon scores of lists of why people hate the Patriots.
SUNDAY, DEC. 18, 2016, 7:11 P.M.
Jacksonville Jaguars fire head coach Gus Bradley following loss
The Jacksonville Jaguars fired Gus Bradley on Sunday, ending one of the least successful coaching tenures in NFL history.
SATURDAY, DEC. 17, 2016, 7:42 P.M.
Titans for real? Test with Chiefs will tell plenty
The Tennessee Titans are making believers out of lots of folks. The idea that they could win the AFC South is very much alive after their Week 14 victory over …
FRIDAY, DEC. 16, 2016, 9:04 P.M.
NFL notes: Vikings’ Adrian Peterson says he will play Sunday against Colts
Adrian Peterson has always called himself a quick healer.
FRIDAY, DEC. 16, 2016, 5:10 P.M.
Seahawks coach Pete Carroll, CB Richard Sherman clear air during Friday meeting
It was Richard Sherman’s reaction during a private meeting Friday morning with Seahawks coach Pete Carroll that ultimately mattered more to Carroll than how Sherman reacted during and after the …
THURSDAY, DEC. 15, 2016, 10:59 P.M.
Seahawks take NFC West title with 24-3 win over Rams
Russell Wilson threw three touchdown passes, Tyler Lockett had 130 yards receiving and a score, and the Seattle Seahawks won the NFC West title with a 24-3 victory over the …
THURSDAY, DEC. 15, 2016, 8:44 P.M.
Low-profile RBs are gaining ground on NFL’s stars
MIAMI – Hark the unheralded running backs. Fifth-round picks, an undrafted rookie and a player who was out of the NFL for three seasons are among those bursting into the …
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 14, 2016, 8:45 P.M.
NFL notes: Optimism for San Diego, Oakland lacking
NFL notes: NFL commissioner Roger Goodell isn’t saying whether he’s optimistic that San Diego and Oakland can keep their teams, while Indianapolis owner Jim Irsay considers both franchises all but …
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 14, 2016, 7:22 P.M.
Certain blocked kicks could become thing of the past in NFL
As Justin Tucker measured his steps to line up a field goal Monday night, Shea McClellin stood on the other side of the line, a visual counterbalance to Tucker, and …
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 14, 2016, 4:33 P.M.
Simple for Seahawks: Beat Los Angeles, clinch NFC West
For all of their wild inconsistency this season, the path is straightforward for the Seattle Seahawks.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 14, 2016, 12:30 A.M.
Seahawks sign RB Kelvin Taylor and LB Ronald Powell, but RB Troymaine Pope and FB Will Tukuafu on IR
The Seahawks on Tuesday made a few moves to their 53-man roster, signing running back Kelvin Taylor and linebacker Ronald Powell. To make room for Taylor and Powell, the Seahawks …
TUESDAY, DEC. 13, 2016, 9:04 P.M.
Rams must shift focus quickly after Jeff Fisher’s firing
The Los Angeles Rams barely had time to process the news that head coach Jeff Fisher was being fired before starting preparations to play the Seattle Seahawks on Thursday night. …
TUESDAY, DEC. 13, 2016, 8:14 P.M.
Seahawks’ Richard Sherman has strong words about Thursday NFL games
Count Richard Sherman among the NFL players who are not fans of having to play on Thursday nights. On Tuesday, Sherman expressed his displeasure with the weeknight games, calling them …
TUESDAY, DEC. 13, 2016, 8:08 P.M.
Pass rush suddenly disappears again for Seahawks
For the first half of the season, Cliff Avril, Michael Bennett and the rest of the Seattle Seahawks defensive line were able to create havoc, getting into the backfield and …
TUESDAY, DEC. 13, 2016, 6:48 P.M.
NFL’s silence speaks volumes on new case of underinflated footballs
Just listen to those crickets. A conspicuous hush is emanating from the NFL office on the subject of those soft footballs the New York Giants retrieved from the field against …
TUESDAY, DEC. 13, 2016, 6:44 P.M.
AP Power Rankings: Patriots back in the top spot
The Patriots returned to the top spot in the AP Pro32 poll released on Tuesday. The Patriots are back at No. 1 after receiving 11 first-place votes for 383 points …
TUESDAY, DEC. 13, 2016, 6:37 P.M.
With three games left, NFL has most crowded playoff race since 2004
NFL Week 14 is in the books and the playoff picture has gotten slightly clearer only in that two more teams – the Bears and Rams – have been eliminated …
TUESDAY, DEC. 13, 2016, 6:29 P.M.
Jaguars, Dolphins, Browns, Rams to host 2017 London games
The Jaguars, Dolphins, Browns and Rams will be the home teams for next season’s NFL games in London.
TUESDAY, DEC. 13, 2016, 1:15 A.M.
Supreme Court leaves $1B NFL concussion settlement in place
The Supreme Court on Monday rejected challenges to the estimated $1 billion plan by the NFL to settle thousands of concussion lawsuits filed by former players, clearing the way for …
MONDAY, DEC. 12, 2016, 11:45 P.M.
NFL suspends Chargers NT Tenny Palepoi for violating PED policy
The NFL says nose tackle Tenny Palepoi of the San Diego Chargers has been suspended without pay for the team’s next four games for violating the league’s policy on performance-enhancing …
MONDAY, DEC. 12, 2016, 11:15 P.M.
Cardinals’ Michael Floyd arrested on DUI, other charges
Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Michael Floyd was arrested early Monday on charges of driving under the influence and failure to obey a police officer.
MONDAY, DEC. 12, 2016, 10:16 P.M.
Rams fire coach Jeff Fisher after 42-14 loss to Falcons
Jeff Fisher’s tenure in Los Angeles didn’t last one full season.