| Nov 3, 2012
| 1:47 PM
Early last offseason, Bears safeties coach Gill Byrd received a text.
"I feel this is going to be my year."
And then, "I need you to coach me and be there for me."
The sender was Major Wright. It was the first sign something would be different about...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Following NFL Network's coverage of the NFL Draft, the network debuts this year's countdown of the best players in the NFL with the 11-epsiode series The Top 100: Players of 2012. Beginning Saturday, April 28, at 8pm ET, each episode of The Top 100 will...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 4:32 PM
The NFL’s best — minus the players for the New England Patriots and the New York Giants who are participating in Super Bowl XLVI and any other players who have to withdraw due to “injury” — head to Aloha Stadium in Honolulu...
| Dec 25, 2011
| 7:46 AM
DETROIT (AP) — Matthew Stafford led a victory-lap parade around the perimeter of Ford Field, high-fiving fans that have been waiting since 1999 for the Detroit Lions to make the playoffs.
With the crowd chanting "Play-offs! Play-offs!" as the final...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 7:33 AM
SAN DIEGO - The Chargers head for Oakland on New Year's Day, starting this year similar to the last one: playing a meaningless game.
It is the Raiders, and that always gets the Chargers' juices flowing. But not far from the surface is a deep dread that...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 4:40 PM
SAN DIEGO - The votes are in and three San Diego Chargers were named to the Pro Bowl all-star roster, the NFL announced Tuesday.
Quarterback Philip Rivers, free safety Eric Weddle, and tight end Antonio Gates will compete on the AFC Pro Bowl squad...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 1:05 AM
College Football-Military Bowl, Toledo vs. Air Force, 3:30 p.m. (ESPN); Holiday Bowl, California vs. Texas, 7 p.m. (ESPN)
Men's College Basketball-Northwestern at Ohio State, 4:30 p.m. (Big 10 Network); Southern Methodist at Oklahoma State,...
| Dec 31, 2011
| 12:26 AM
The Chargers first have a season-ending game Sunday in Oakland, as they attempt to finish .500 and ruin the Raiders' chances of making the playoffs.
Then an offseason of change begins, with the status of general manager A.J. Smith and coach Norv Turner...
| Jan 1, 2012
| 4:46 PM
SAN DIEGO - Philip Rivers threw for 310 yards and three touchdowns while Antonio Gates and Malcom Floyd each had over 100 yards receiving and a score as the San Diego Chargers ruined the Oakland Raiders' playoff hopes with a 38-26 road victory on Sunday....
| Sep 18, 2012
| 5:35 PM
1. 49ers (1 last week): There isn't much not to like about the 49ers. At this point, the only question is who is No. 2?
2. Packers (4): Cut them some slack for losing to 49ers. They still are one fine football team.
3. Falcons (5): The defense is...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 10:29 PM
NFL Football--Kansas City Chiefs at New Orleans Saints, Noon (CBS); San Francisco 49ers at Minnesota Vikings, Noon (FOX); Houston Texans at Denver Broncos, 3:25 p.m. (CBS); New England Patriots at Baltimore Ravens, 7:20 p.m. (NBC)...
| Dec 9, 2012
| 3:29 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — So much for Ben Roethlisberger’s triumphant return. Ditto the notion the Pittsburgh Steelers had finally turned the corner.
Rhythm disrupted by a relentless San Diego pass rush, Roethlisberger struggled early and the...