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  • Highlights and lowlights of NFL opening weekend

    Highlights and lowlights of NFL opening weekend
    Here's a look at the highlights and lowlights around the NFL during the opening weekend: Highlights: 1. Peyton Manning is back. The Denver Broncos' quarterback made an early statement in his bid for NFL Comeback Player of the Year honors. In his first...
  • Evaluating an NFL running back: How do you put a price on Ray Rice?

    Evaluating an NFL running back: How do you put a price on Ray Rice?
    The numbers are staggering, like a stiff arm to the face mask. Ray Rice rushed for 4,377 yards in his first four NFL seasons, all before the Ravens running back had celebrated his 25th birthday. His 2,068 yards from scrimmage led the league in 2011. He...
  • Game 18: Ravens resemble 2000 team in topping Titans

    Game 18: Ravens resemble 2000 team in topping Titans
    Conjuring up memories and magic of their last Super Bowl run, the wild-card Ravens once again knocked off the top-seeded Tennessee Titans in an AFC divisional playoff game yesterday. Matt Stover's 43-yard field goal with 53 seconds left in the game...
  • Lions 24, Jets 17

    The Sports Xchange By Larry Fleisher, The Sports Xchange Lions 24, Jets 17 EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Quarterback Matthew Stafford directed three touchdown drives and the Detroit Lions held off the New York Jets in a 24-17 victory on Sunday. Stafford...
  • 49ers hope to play full game vs. Eagles

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - San Francisco 49ers - INSIDE SLANT A team that was borderline unstoppable in the first halves of its first three games hopes to entertain once again Sunday at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara. Yes, the unbeaten and...
  • Megatron rejoins practice Friday: Questionablee

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Detroit Lions - INSIDE SLANT Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson was back at practice Friday after missing the previous two days due to an ankle injury he suffered last Sunday against Green Bay. Johnson was...
  • Harbaugh backs Kaepernick on controversial language

    The Sports Xchange By Dave Del Grande, The Sports Xchange Harbaugh backs Kaepernick on controversial language SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh continued his strong stance in support of his quarterback, Colin Kaepernick,...
  • Harbaugh backs Kaepernick on 'inappropriate language' fine vs. Bears

    Harbaugh backs Kaepernick on 'inappropriate language' fine vs. Bears
    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh continued his strong stance in support of his quarterback, Colin Kaepernick, during his weekly Wednesday press conference at the team's practice facility. Kaepernick was fined $11,025 fine...
  • Ryan insists Jets don't have QB controversy

    The Sports Xchange By Jerry Beach, The Sports Xchange Ryan insists Jets don't have QB controversy FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- The New York Jets do not have a quarterback controversy. Well, not yet, anyway. Coach Rex Ryan threw all his support behind Geno...
  • Surprising twist: Bears can thank their defense

    Surprising twist: Bears can thank their defense
    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Forget the way safety Ryan Mundy read the screen pass perfectly and intercepted Jets quarterback Geno Smith on the second snap of the Bears' 27-19 victory Monday at MetLife Stadium. How about Mundy outrunning Jets running...
  • Bears' Houston: 49ers QB Kaepernick did use N-word

    Bears' Houston: 49ers QB Kaepernick did use N-word
    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- A week after he caused 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick to be hit with a penalty for using inappropriate language, Lamarr Houston was flagged for the same violation Monday night. The Bears defensive end was called for the...
  • Bears Turn Back Late Jets Drive

    Bears Turn Back Late Jets Drive
    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Quarterback Jay Cutler tossed two touchdown passes to tight end Martellus Bennett, and the Chicago Bears raced out to a big early lead before hanging on to beat the New York Jets 27-19 Monday night at MetLife Stadium. The win was...