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NFL running back Peterson injures ankle

It was a rough day for a couple of the NFL’s top running backs as Buffalo’s Fred Jackson and Minnesota’s Adrian Peterson each left their games with injuries Sunday. Peterson …


Seattle shuts down Rams, wins second in row

ST. LOUIS – The Seahawks’ longest completion was thrown by a wide receiver, quarterback Tarvaris Jackson was intercepted on his first two throws, and Seattle was called for 13 penalties …


NFL’s peak performers

For 11-21-2011


Seahawks smush Rams

The Seahawks defense came up with a big game Sunday, sacking St. Louis Rams quarterback Sam Bradford five times and forcing him to lose two fumbles that led to touchdowns …


Rams, Seahawks have shared adversity in 2011

RENTON, Wash. – Less than a year after the Seattle Seahawks and St. Louis Rams faced off to determine the NFC West champion, the teams battle again with only a …


Vick’s injury hands starting job to Young

PHILADELPHIA – Michael Vick has to watch his teammates play from home. Vick won’t play when the Philadelphia Eagles visit the New York Giants today because of two broken ribs. …


Eagles hesitate to rule out Vick

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick missed a third consecutive day of practice Friday because of broken ribs, but coach Andy Reid did not rule him out of Sunday’s game against …


Jackson hurting, but likely to play

RENTON, Wash. – Tarvaris Jackson will almost certainly play for a fourth straight week Sunday. He will not, however, be playing pain free. In fact, Jackson isn’t going to be …


Ex-K.C. Chief Waters preparing to face former team

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Brian Waters had a chance to sign with several teams after being released by the Kansas City Chiefs. He chose the one without a lot of “knuckleheads.” …


Hasselbeck has Titans in winning mode

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Peyton Manning has yet to do more than watch from the sideline for Indianapolis. Rookie Blaine Gabbert is the starter in Jacksonville. And now Matt Schaub is …


Denver’s Tebow does it again by running for winning TD

DENVER – Tim Tebow’s 20-yard touchdown run with 58 seconds left capped a 95-yard drive and sent the Denver Broncos to a 17-13 victory over the stunned New York Jets …


Seahawks lose Carpenter for rest of season

RENTON, Wash. – Restructuring the offensive line was such a priority for the Seattle Seahawks they spent their first two draft picks last April on a tackle and a guard …


Hawks’ offensive line takes step forward, two back

RENTON, Wash. – The progress of the Seattle Seahawks’ offensive line is running up against setbacks in the training room. Rookie right tackle James Carpenter, the team’s first-round draft pick, …


Seahawks show potential but not consistency

RENTON, Wash. – A psychologist would have a tough time diagnosing these Seattle Seahawks. They didn’t hold a halftime lead in the first half of the season, they had more …


Texans turn to Leinart with Schaub injured

HOUSTON – Matt Leinart had a quick chat with Andre Johnson before leaving the Texans’ locker room on Tuesday to catch a flight home to Southern California. When he returns …


Denver QB Tebow wins in unorthodox way

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. – Tim Tebow has provided plenty of fodder for his fans and his critics alike. Just as his doubters proclaimed, he’s not a polished passer, unable to complete …


Roethlisberger has broken right thumb

Ben Roethlisberger has an unexpected homework assignment during the Pittsburgh Steelers’ bye week: protecting a fractured right thumb. Roethlisberger injured the thumb on his throwing hand sometime during Pittsburgh’s 24-17 …


Seahawks lose rookie guard for season

Snapping a three-game losing streak was overshadowed Monday by the Seattle Seahawks’ significant injury list. The biggest loss is rookie right guard John Moffitt, who is done for the season …


Packers roll to 9-0

GREEN BAY, Wis. – Another night, another four-touchdown performance for Aaron Rodgers – just about what the Green Bay Packers have come to expect from their superstar quarterback. The real …


Here’s a tip from Slouch: Don’t get started betting

A couple of weekends ago, a friend of mine – a serial sports bettor – called to relate to me his latest mood-altering, stomach-turning, I-bet-the-house-and-had-the-house-won-until-the-house-came- tumbling-down wagering disaster.


Seahawks run roughshod over mighty Ravens

SEATTLE – The most important drive didn’t produce any points. It just proved one. The Seahawks held on for the final 5 minutes, 52 seconds of Sunday’s game against Baltimore. …


Sunday’s top performances in the NFL

For 11-14-2011


Second half of NFL season a new beginning for 2-6 Seahawks

RENTON, Wash. – In the first half of the season, the Seahawks learned a lot of painful lessons. Today, when Seattle hosts Baltimore to kick off the second half of …


Mackey’s widow continues crusade against head injuries

BALTIMORE – The wife of Hall of Fame tight end John Mackey refers to herself as Mrs. No. 88, a tribute to her late husband and the legacy he left …


Miller does his duty and it costs him receptions

RENTON, Wash. – Through eight games, Zach Miller has been a glorified offensive lineman for the Seattle Seahawks, and a good one at that. But Seattle didn’t lock Miller up …


Palmer leads Raiders to 24-17 win over Chargers

SAN DIEGO – Carson Palmer looked like an NFL quarterback again, not like a guy who had settled into semi-retirement in Southern California. Philip Rivers looked, well, like the turnover-prone …


NFL Notes: Steelers’ Clark nailed for $40,000

Ryan Clark’s first fine for an illegal hit drew nothing but a remorseful nod from the Pittsburgh Steelers safety. The second fine – this one for a violent collision with …


Lack of consistency haunts Seahawks

RENTON, Wash. – Whether it was offensive ineptitude, defensive lapses or special teams meltdowns, the Seattle Seahawks have found plenty of different ways to end the first half of the …


Seahawks activate wide receiver Butler

The Seattle Seahawks activated wide receiver Deon Butler from the physically unable to perform list on Tuesday. Butler broke his right leg during a touchdown catch late in the fourth …


Bears rally from behind to beat Eagles

PHILADELPHIA – Jay Cutler threw a go-ahead 5-yard TD pass to Earl Bennett, Matt Forte ran for 133 yards and the Bears rallied to beat the Philadelphia Eagles 30-24 on …