Stories tagged: NFL
TUESDAY, JAN. 17, 2017, 8:21 P.M.
Seahawks notes: NFL looking at Sherman injury
The NFL is investigating the Seahawks – for the fourth time in six years.
UPDATED: TUESDAY, JAN. 17, 2017, 8:29 P.M.
NFL notes: Tomlin says Brown ‘foolish’ to live-stream postgame locker room
The father in Mike Tomlin regrets the language he used to describe the New England Patriots during the postgame speech Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown opted to livestream on …
TUESDAY, JAN. 17, 2017, 3 A.M.
Chiefs’ Andy Reid believes holding should have been no-call
Chiefs coach Andy Reid doesn’t believe the holding penalty on left tackle Eric Fisher that cost Kansas City a tying 2-point conversion against Pittsburgh on Sunday night should have been …
TUESDAY, JAN. 17, 2017, 2 A.M.
New NFL stadium would play key role in 2024 L.A. Olympics
Organizers trying to land the 2024 Summer Olympics for Los Angeles would include a new football stadium in the games’ ceremonies.
MONDAY, JAN. 16, 2017, 10:26 P.M.
Pete Carroll: Richard Sherman played 2nd half of season with knee injury
Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman played the second half of the season with an injured knee, although he was never listed on any injury report.
UPDATED: SUNDAY, JAN. 15, 2017, 10:04 P.M.
Steelers hold off Chiefs on Boswell’s 6 field goals, 18-16
Who needs to reach the end zone when you have Le’Veon Bell chewing up yards and the clock, and Chris Boswell setting an NFL playoff record with six field goals?
SUNDAY, JAN. 15, 2017, 6:51 P.M.
Aaron Rodgers, Packers knock off the Cowboys, 34-31
The rookie magic of Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott and tailback Ezekiel Elliott ran into a more powerful force here Sunday. That was the quarterbacking wizardry of Aaron Rodgers, and …
UPDATED: SUNDAY, JAN. 15, 2017, 6:31 P.M.
Older Seahawks understand their opportunites are waning
Doug Baldwin and the Seattle Seahawks landed back home sometime around midnight as Saturday turned to Sunday.
SATURDAY, JAN. 14, 2017, 9:25 P.M.
Dion Lewis scores three touchdowns as Patriots advance to AFC title game
The New England Patriots are headed back to a familiar spot: the AFC championship game.
SATURDAY, JAN. 14, 2017, 6:41 P.M.
Alex Smith, Chiefs aim to get even for early-season loss to Steelers
Alex Smith endured watching film of the Kansas City Chiefs’ meltdown in Pittsburgh earlier this season “a bunch of times” this week, still trying to figure out where everything went …
SATURDAY, JAN. 14, 2017, 6:19 P.M.
Aaron Rodgers, torrid Packers visit Cowboys for Dak Prescott’s playoff debut
Aaron Rodgers has been unbeatable on a seven-game run that carried Green Bay to the divisional round.
FRIDAY, JAN. 13, 2017, 8:54 P.M.
Rooney Rule: 8 minority head coaches for 2017
The NFL will have eight minority head coaches in 2017, tying the most for the beginning of one season.
UPDATED: FRIDAY, JAN. 13, 2017, 6:48 P.M.
Alabama’s Cam Robinson, Marlon Humphrey, ArDarius Stewart declare for draft
Alabama left tackle Cam Robinson, cornerback Marlon Humphrey and wide receiver ArDarius Stewart are skipping their senior seasons to enter the NFL draft. The trio announced their decisions on Friday, …
THURSDAY, JAN. 12, 2017, 7:08 P.M.
L.A. Rams make Sean McVay youngest head coach in NFL history
The Los Angeles Rams have made Sean McVay the youngest head coach in NFL history. The Rams on Thursday hired McVay, who turns 31 years old on Jan. 24.
THURSDAY, JAN. 12, 2017, 6:22 P.M.
Chargers announce they’re moving to Los Angeles
The San Diego Chargers are moving to Los Angeles, where they will join the recently relocated Rams in giving the nation’s second-largest media market two NFL teams for the first …
THURSDAY, JAN. 12, 2017, 5:40 P.M.
Understanding pass game led to evolution of Seahawks linebacker Bobby Wagner
Listing all the ways Seattle linebacker Bobby Wagner believes he’s a better player than four years ago when the Seahawks last came across the Atlanta Falcons in the postseason would …
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 11, 2017, 7:43 P.M.
Packers may be better equipped this year if Nelson can’t go
The Green Bay Packers offense appears to be in better shape than last season to be successful without Jordy Nelson.
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 11, 2017, 7:15 P.M.
Falcons’ Jones gets playoff rematch with Seahawks’ Sherman
Julio Jones simply shrugged instead of screaming and shouting following a costly no-call against Richard Sherman three months ago.
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, JAN. 11, 2017, 9:43 P.M.
NFL notes: Broncos, Bills hire head coaches; Chargers reportedly decide to move to L.A.
The Denver Broncos and Buffalo Bills hired new head coaches on Wednesday.
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 11, 2017, 4:38 P.M.
Seahawks can thank Atlanta coach Dan Quinn for bringing back Michael Bennett
Seahawks coach Pete Carroll says in retrospect he doesn’t think he felt any differently after the 2012 season than he has after any other.
TUESDAY, JAN. 10, 2017, 11:16 P.M.
Seahawks headed back to Atlanta where loss still lingers
Four years ago, the Seattle Seahawks walked out of Atlanta after a defining moment that shaped what has taken place since.
TUESDAY, JAN. 10, 2017, 6:56 P.M.
NFL notes: Tomlin defends decision to leave Roethlisberger in game with big lead
Steelers coach Mike Tomlin on Tuesday defended his decision to leave quarterback Ben Roethlisberger in the Miami game despite holding an 18-point lead but admitted he got “over-aggressive” and shouldn’t …
TUESDAY, JAN. 10, 2017, 6 A.M.
NFL, union begin review of concussion protocol on Miami QB
The NFL has begun a review of the concussion protocol conducted on Miami Dolphins quarterback Matt Moore when he left his team’s playoff game at Pittsburgh after being shaken up.
TUESDAY, JAN. 10, 2017, 5 A.M.
NFL viewership down 7 percent for wild-card round of routs
Average TV viewership for the four NFL wild-card telecasts was down about 7 percent from a year ago – in line with lower ratings during the regular season, but also …
TUESDAY, JAN. 10, 2017, 3 A.M.
Steelers assistant coach Joey Porter arrested after game
Pittsburgh Steelers assistant coach Joey Porter was charged early Monday with assaulting a doorman at a Pittsburgh bar and a police officer who intervened, hours after the team’s wild card …
TUESDAY, JAN. 10, 2017, 2 A.M.
Jaguars hire Doug Marrone, Tom Coughlin, extend Dave Caldwell
Jacksonville’s coaching search landed someone from its past and present.
TUESDAY, JAN. 10, 2017, 1 A.M.
Jerry Reese: Giants investigating hole in wall outside locker room
New York Giants general manager Jerry Reese has told star receiver Odell Beckham Jr. that he needs to look at some of his antics on and off the field and …
MONDAY, JAN. 9, 2017, 10:54 P.M.
Atlanta coach Dan Quinn downplays personal stake in Falcons-Seahawks rematch
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. – Falcons coach Dan Quinn is determined to make sure he’s not the story in Saturday’s NFC divisional-round playoff game against Seattle, his former team. Quinn spoke …
MONDAY, JAN. 9, 2017, 8:21 P.M.
Norman Chad: It’s official, another column about officiating
In a perfect world – and, boy oh boy, at the moment we are so far from a perfect world, it feels like I’m subletting a studio in Dante’s Inferno …
SATURDAY, JAN. 7, 2017, 11:14 P.M.
Rumbling again, Thomas Rawls leads Seattle past Detroit, 26-6
The formula that has led the Seattle Seahawks to unmatched success over the past five seasons returned. A healthy dose of Thomas Rawls rumbling on the ground. A few timely …