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Seahawks’ offense sputters in loss to 49ers

SAN FRANCISCO - If Thursday’s game was a test against the defending NFC West champion, the Seattle Seahawks did not pass.


Browns begin Banner days

Joe Banner didn’t want to make any promises or predictions. It’s not his nature. But just as he helped transform the Philadelphia Eagles into consistent winners, the new CEO of …


Seahawks refuse to hype early-season showdown with 49ers

RENTON, Wash. – When the Seattle Seahawks and San Francisco 49ers face off tonight, all the ingredients are in place for a big, big game. In a nationally televised game, …


Seahawks try not to treat 49ers differently

RENTON, Wash. – When the Seattle Seahawks and San Francisco 49ers face off tonight, all the ingredients are in place for a big, big game.


Holmgren won’t remain at Browns president

Mike Holmgren won’t be finishing the job he went to do in Cleveland. New Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam III said Tuesday that Holmgren was out as team president, although …


Sherman’s postgame comments make instant sound bites

RENTON, Wash. – Richard Sherman doesn’t shy away from talking, whether on the field trying to rattle the receivers he’s defending or just chatting in the Seattle Seahawks’ locker room. …


Seahawks’ Sherman doesn’t back down

RENTON, Wash. – Richard Sherman doesn’t shy away from talking, whether on the field trying to rattle the receivers he’s defending or just chatting in the Seattle Seahawks’ locker room.


Down 24? No problem

Peyton Manning threw three touchdown passes in the second half and Tony Carter and Chris Harris scored off turnovers by Philip Rivers as the Denver Broncos overcame a 24-0 halftime …


Wilson, Seahawks upstage Patriots

SEATTLE – Tom Brady and the best offense in the NFL got upstaged by an undersized rookie. In the final minutes, it was Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks making …


Seahawks stun Patriots

SEATTLE – Tom Brady and the best offense in the NFL got upstaged by an undersized rookie. In the final minutes, it was Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks making …


Saints players file appeals in bounty case

All four players punished in the NFL’s bounty investigation have filed appeals with the league. People familiar with the situation say the players have asked commissioner Roger Goodell to remove …


Seahawks tight end Miller gets better reception

RENTON, Wash. — Zach Miller is getting re-adjusted to what it’s like to be an eligible pass catcher again after a year spent being a de facto offensive lineman.


Field goal as time runs out gives Titans victory over Steelers

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Titans have bought themselves a little breathing room with a much-needed victory, and the Pittsburgh Steelers still can’t win away from Heinz Field. Rob Bironas …


Former Lions lineman, TV star Karras dies at 77

DETROIT – Alex Karras was a man of many roles. Fearsome NFL defensive lineman. Lovable TV dad. Hilarious big-screen cowboy.


Tonight’s NFL game

Steelers at Titans Records: Pittsburgh (2-2), Tennessee (1-4)


Fujita accuses Goodell of power abuse

Cleveland Browns linebacker Scott Fujita accused Roger Goodell of abusing his power as commissioner for his handling of the New Orleans Saints’ bounty case. Fujita also criticized the NFL’s recent …


Firing by Patriots molded Carroll’s philosophy

RENTON, Wash. – Pete Carroll feels no animosity where maybe some could be justified. After just three seasons of trying to implement what he believed to be at the time …


Seahawks’ Carroll prepares for former team

RENTON, Wash. – Pete Carroll feels no animosity where maybe some could be justified.


Patriots running back Faulk retires

It was tough for Kevin Faulk (pictured right) to leave football. Any hopes he had of staying, though, faded when the New England Patriots’ running game made major strides. The …


Seahawks rookie QB Russell Wilson playing within the system

SEATTLE – Of all the rookies who began the season as their team’s starting quarterback over the past 20 years, only one attempted fewer passes than Russell Wilson through five …


Goodell upholds penalties in bounty scandal

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell upheld the suspensions of Jonathan Vilma and Will Smith on Tuesday for their role in the New Orleans Saints bounty scandal and reduced penalties for Scott …


Seahawks don’t need big stats from Wilson

SEATTLE – Of all the rookies who began the season as their team’s starting quarterback over the past 20 years, only one attempted fewer passes than Russell Wilson through five …


Karras battling kidney failure, dementia

DETROIT – Detroit Lions president Tom Lewand says the franchise is deeply saddened to learn of Alex Karras’ condition. The Detroit Free Press and Detroit News reported Monday that the …


Locker, Ringer out for Titans

Tennessee coach Mike Munchak says quarterback Jake Locker will miss his second straight game with an injured left shoulder when the Titans play the Pittsburgh Steelers on Thursday night. Munchak …


Texans beat Jets to remain undefeated

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Thanks to Arian Foster, the Houston Texans are still undefeated – but very nearly let this one slip away. Foster ran for 152 yards and a …


Despite strong defense, Seahawks still struggle on offense

RENTON, Wash. – For a change, the conversation about whether Russell Wilson was the best option at quarterback for the Seattle Seahawks was a bit muted on Monday. Rightfully so …


Chad: NFL and betting go hand-in-hand

The NFL’s spectacular growth over the past half-century has been dual-fueled by television and gambling. The league puts out a compelling product greatly enhanced by broadcasters and bookies, yet the …


Best bet on the Tube

Antonio Cromartie knows exactly how to shut down Andre Johnson. It’s all right there on film from two years ago. That’s when Darrelle Revis held the Houston Texans wide receiver …


Defense pesters Panthers in Seahawks’ win

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Bruce Irvin raced by an offensive lineman and chopped down on Cam Newton’s arm as the quarterback loaded up to throw downfield. The ball popped free and …


Colts rally past Packers

INDIANAPOLIS – Reggie Wayne asked the Indianapolis Colts equipment manager to track down some orange gloves for him to honor ailing coach Chuck Pagano. He then turned those gloves into …