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Seahawks fullback Robinson added to Pro Bowl roster

NFL: Seattle Seahawks fullback Michael Robinson is headed to Hawaii after being added to the NFC roster for the Pro Bowl. Robinson was added on Thursday after Green Bay fullback …


NFL Notes: Tebow played hurt in loss to Patriots

Tim Tebow needs more R&R than anyone thought. The Broncos quarterback played through rib, lung and chest injuries he sustained in Denver’s 45-10 loss at New England in the AFC …


Giants linebacker Blackburn goes from couch to starter

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – A little less than two months ago, Chase Blackburn was considering a career as a substitute middle-school math teacher. Out of work for four months after …


Patriots rout Broncos

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Tom Brady threw six touchdown passes, five in the first half, putting the New England Patriots into the AFC championship game after roughing up Tim Tebow and …


Ravens expect boost from home confines

BALTIMORE – The Baltimore Ravens were perfect at home during the regular season and a .500 team on the road, which explains why they were so desperate to host at …


Rams hire Fisher as head coach

ST. LOUIS – Almost two weeks after they put away the helmets and shoulder pads, the St. Louis Rams picked up their third win of a dismal season. The Rams …


NASCAR driver Bayne seeks to match Tebow’s faith

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Daytona 500 winner Trevor Bayne said Friday he admires Tim Tebow and wishes he displayed his faith as strongly as the quarterback does. Bayne was the …


NFL Notes: Jets QB takes verbal hits from some teammates

The fallout from the New York Jets failing to make the NFL playoffs is in full swing, with members of coach Rex Ryan’s staff leaving, players taking shots at quarterback …


Giants’ D set for second shot

The New York Giants’ defense wanted another shot at Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers after a last-second loss last month. They got their wish. And this time it …


Texans win first playoff game in their history

HOUSTON – Andre Johnson hugged his coach at the end of Houston’s first playoff victory – a moment a decade in the making. “It was a lot of fun,” the …


Last playoff meeting proved to be pivotal for Steelers, Broncos

DENVER – Champ Bailey had the interception in his grasp and the end zone in his sights as Hines Ward began to fall and the fluttering football hung in the …


Parcells heads Pro Football Hall of Fame hopefuls

Bill Parcells moved one step closer to Canton on Saturday when the Pro Football Hall of Fame released a list of 15 modern-era finalists for enshrinement that included the Super …


Brees’ Saints send Lions packing

NEW ORLEANS – Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints are pouring on the points, racking up the wins and rewriting the record books nearly every time they play. Things …


Falcons look for elusive playoff win against Giants

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – The New York Giants are only four years removed from their last Super Bowl victory, and they have nothing on the Atlanta Falcons in terms of …


Brees’ Saints send Lions packing

Drew Brees and the Saints keep pouring on the points, rolling up the wins and rewriting the record books, too. Brees led an unstoppable offense by throwing for 466 yards …


Texans win first playoff game in their history

The Houston Texans turned to their kids, then to their stars to win the first playoff appearance in franchise history, a 31-10 rout of the bungling Cincinnati Bengals at Houston …


NFL’s postseason teams eager to play

The look of excitement and the eagerness in his voice gave Tom Coughlin away. It’s playoff time, and he loves it that his New York Giants are back in contention …


NFL Notes: Seahawks turn attention to free agents

Just as Marshawn Lynch became the Skittles-loving face of the Seattle Seahawks, he could just as quickly be leaving town. Or he could remain part of the foundation that led …


Houston Texans rely on defense

HOUSTON – A year ago, the Houston Texans had the NFL’s worst pass defense and were near the bottom of the league in total defense. They remodeled by bringing in …


Chicago Bears fire G.M. Angelo, O.C. Martz

Jerry Angelo was fired as the Chicago Bears’ general manager Tuesday following a team collapse marked by injuries to Jay Cutler and Matt Forte and a drug scandal involving receiver …


Future unsure for Hawks

RENTON, Wash. – Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch responded to the question about his future, but he didn’t really answer it. Not definitively, anyway.


Giants-Cowboys a large draw for NBC

The New York Giants’ victory over the Dallas Cowboys earned the highest overnight rating in the six-year history of Sunday night football on NBC. According to data released Monday by …


Rams, Bucs latest NFL teams to fire coaches

Let the NFL coaching changes begin. The St. Louis Rams and Tampa Bay Buccaneers are the latest teams to fire coaches, bringing to five the number of NFL clubs looking …


NFL Notes: Jets’ Holmes benched

First came a squabble in the huddle. Then, Santonio Holmes found himself on the bench. The New York Jets’ receiver and captain was yanked as his team tried to rally …


Sunday’s NFL summaries

For 01-02-2012


Broncos lose to Chiefs, still make playoffs

DENVER – Tim Tebow still can’t beat Kyle Orton on the football field. And Orton still can’t top Tebow when it’s all said and done.


Raiders lose to Chargers, miss out on playoffs

OAKLAND, Calif. – Oakland was rallying, Denver was losing and the Raiders had the San Diego Chargers backed up inside the 1 midway through the fourth quarter. With the stage …


Cruz, Manning lead Giants, keep Cowboys out of playoffs

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Victor Cruz and Eli Manning have the New York Giants dancing to the playoffs for the first time since 2008. Manning threw three touchdown passes, including …


Seahawks feeling good about future

GLENDALE, Ariz. – The Seattle Seahawks are 7-9 again after a heartbreaker in the desert. Last year, that record was good enough to win the weak NFC West. This year, …


Seahawks end season with OT loss to Cards

GLENDALE, Ariz. — The Seattle Seahawks are 7-9 again after a heartbreaker in the desert. Last year, that record was good enough to win the weak NFC West. This year, …