Stories tagged: NFL
Thu., Dec. 24, 2015, 9:46 p.m.
Raiders beat Chargers 23-20 in overtime in possible Oakland finale
Philip Rivers’ last pass fell incomplete near Charles Woodson’s feet and the celebration began. Woodson got a Gatorade shower and then led the fans in a chant of “Rai-ders! Rai-ders!”
Thu., Dec. 24, 2015, 9:15 p.m.
Relentless Antonio Brown fuels Steelers offense
Their lone off day of the week nearing an end, Darrius Heyward-Bey and Antonio Brown were plotting how to wrap up Tuesday night when Brown mentioned something about hitting the …
Thu., Dec. 24, 2015, 5:52 p.m.
Seahawks’ Russell Okung invests in Seattle eSports company
Seahawks left tackle Russell Okung recently became an investor in Matcherino, a Seattle-based start-up company that helps video-game fans fund matches between their favorite players, or even raise money for …
Thu., Dec. 24, 2015, 5:43 p.m.
Doug Baldwin could be game day decision for Seahawks
The Seattle Seahawks hope wide receiver Doug Baldwin will be ready to play on Sunday against St. Louis.
Thu., Dec. 24, 2015, 5:38 p.m.
Anquan Boldin says he wants to return to 49ers
If Anquan Boldin makes one catch in Sunday’s game in Detroit, he will become the 13th player in NFL history to reach 1,000 receptions.
Thu., Dec. 24, 2015, 5:28 p.m.
Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones has slim chance to set mark for catches
Falcons receiver Julio Jones said Thursday he isn’t concerned with breaking the NFL single-season record for catches.
Thu., Dec. 24, 2015, 4:47 p.m.
Chiefs’ Eric Berry back in Pro Bowl after cancer scare
There have been checkpoints every step of Eric Berry’s comeback from cancer, mile markers that have told him that he not only conquered lymphoma but just might be better than …
Wed., Dec. 23, 2015, 10:10 p.m.
Christine Michael hopes to build on strong first game back with Seahawks
When Christine Michael arrived back at the Seattle Seahawks’ training facility last week, he was humble and quiet. He didn’t speak about himself, only of the opportunity he was getting …
Tue., Dec. 22, 2015, 10:05 p.m.
Seven Seahawks named to Pro Bowl
The Seattle Seahawks tied a team record with seven players selected for the 2016 Pro Bowl, the NFL announced Tuesday.
Mon., Dec. 21, 2015, 10:15 p.m.
Stafford leads Lions past Saints, 35-27
Matthew Stafford’s accuracy and poise sparked the Detroit Lions to a big lead and helped prevent them from squandering it, too.
Mon., Dec. 21, 2015, 9:08 p.m.
Seahawks will give bulk of rushing duty to Christine Michael and Bryce Brown this week
What was a tailback-by-committee Sunday for the Seahawks now is a duo.
Mon., Dec. 21, 2015, 4:31 p.m.
Couch Slouch: Replays and fantasy teams ruining NFL viewing experience
As America’s Viewer for parts of two centuries, Couch Slouch is a trusted voice for generations of couch slouches. I don’t yell “Fire!” in a crowded theater unless there is …
Sun., Dec. 20, 2015, 9:16 p.m.
Johnson runs for 3 TDs, Cardinals beat Eagles 40-17
The Arizona Cardinals can check division champions off their to-do list.
Sun., Dec. 20, 2015, 9:02 p.m.
Blanchette: Seahawks are in their happy place
A toasty, impenetrable zen has enveloped the Seattle Seahawks, not unlike the $750 parka from REI you’re sure to find under the tree.
Sun., Dec. 20, 2015, 7:22 p.m.
Panthers remain perfect, outlast Giants 38-35 in nasty game
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Cam Newton stayed away from the nastiness around him, shrugged off a record-tying Giants comeback, and did what he does best: carry Carolina to victory. In …
Sun., Dec. 20, 2015, 5:25 p.m.
Seahawks clinch playoff berth with 30-13 win over Browns
Russell Wilson, Doug Baldwin and the Seattle Seahawks are headed to the playoffs for the fourth straight season, thanks to an offense that can’t be stopped lately.
Sat., Dec. 19, 2015, 10:02 p.m.
New York Jets top Dallas to keep pressure on in AFC wild card
Ryan Fitzpatrick and the New York Jets are keeping the pressure on Pittsburgh and Kansas City in the race for two wild-card spots in the AFC.
Sat., Dec. 19, 2015, 5:35 p.m.
Seahawks look to keep postseason roll going against visiting Cleveland
Since he arrived in the NFL, Russell Wilson has meticulously shaped his career, from the tweets sent, to the hours of study at the Seattle Seahawks practice facility, to the …
Fri., Dec. 18, 2015, 9:06 p.m.
Jayson Jenks: Even when they lose, Seahawks never back down
Of all the colorful images the Seahawks inspire, this is the one that keeps playing in my head. And it has nothing to do with how the Seahawks win. It …
Fri., Dec. 18, 2015, 7:29 p.m.
Seattle Seahawks’ Kelcie McCray ready for possible 1st start against Browns
After four years in the NFL and four different teams, Kelcie McCray may finally get the chance to start a game this Sunday against the Cleveland Browns.
Fri., Dec. 18, 2015
Michael Gehlken: ‘Concussion’ movie brings CTE to life
Seeing is believing. Such is the value of “Concussion.”
Thu., Dec. 17, 2015, 10:09 p.m.
Tavon Austin, Todd Gurley lead Rams past Buccaneers, 31-23
Rams players saw the signs, heard the chanting, noticed the volume was turned up. The effort was inspired on what could have been the final home game for the franchise …
Thu., Dec. 17, 2015, 9:19 p.m.
Rob Gronkowski, Delanie Walker tops at tight end
Rob Gronkowski fills the Internet with GIFs of his booming spikes after big play after big play. Delanie Walker toils in relative obscurity in Tennessee despite catching more passes this …
Thu., Dec. 17, 2015, 8:55 p.m.
Hottest QB and WR combo in the NFL is in Seattle
It might be time to add to the list of touchdown connections you’ve come to know. There’s Manning-to-Beckham, Roethlisberger-to-Brown, Brady-to-Gronk.
Wed., Dec. 16, 2015, 10:01 p.m.
Big game propels Oakland Raiders’ Khalil Mack into NFL sack lead
The sacks that had eluded Khalil Mack in a strong season for the Oakland Raiders are no longer missing.
Wed., Dec. 16, 2015, 8:33 p.m.
Johnny Manziel set to face Seahawks’ 12th man, red-hot Wilson
Johnny Manziel’s taking a trip to an NFL stadium where quarterbacks are seen, not heard.
Wed., Dec. 16, 2015, 7:36 p.m.
Peyton Manning returns to practice
Peyton Manning returned to practice for the first time in 32 days but not to his starting job. That still belongs to Brock Osweiler for now.
Wed., Dec. 16, 2015, 7:30 p.m.
Possible franchise move has Rams players on alert
Jeff Fisher maintains it’s just another game. And no, he’s not following the relocation saga.
Wed., Dec. 16, 2015, 7:27 p.m.
Seahawks re-sign Christine Michael to bolster run game
The Seattle Seahawks signed former second-round draft pick Christine Michael to bolster an offensive backfield thinned by injuries to Marshawn Lynch and Thomas Rawls.
Mon., Dec. 14, 2015, 9:36 p.m.
Beckham scores 2 TDs to help Giants beat Dolphins 31-24
With the score tied in the fourth quarter, Odell Beckham Jr. somehow slipped 5 yards behind the secondary.