| Dec 31, 2012
Two thousand steps forward.
Two big steps back.
On a Sunday when Minnesota's Adrian Peterson became the seventh NFL player to run for 2,000 yards — coming within nine of breaking Eric Dickerson's season rushing record — two teams backpedaled...
| Jan 27, 2013
| 9:00 PM
HONOLULU -- The score wasn't close, but the action was competitive.
That was the assessment of several players after the rain stayed away long enough for the NFC to put the hurt on its AFC counterparts in the Pro Bowl.
Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle...
| Feb 2, 2013
| 2:20 PM
NEW ORLEANS — If the thought of playing out the last year of his contract makes Jay Cutler uncomfortable, he might want to consider the case of Joe Flacco.
The Ravens quarterback is in the last year of his deal. But he's not uncomfortable now....
| Dec 24, 2012
Indianapolis is in, Pittsburgh is out, and Colts interim Coach Bruce Arians has to be pinching himself.
Arians, fired as Pittsburgh's offensive coordinator after last season, has coached the Colts to a wildly improbable playoff berth one season after...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 11:02 AM
In the aftermath of winning his third national championship in four years at Alabama, Nick Saban reiterated that he is not interested in returning to coach in the NFL.
The Crimson Tide coach indicated Tuesday that the frustration in trying to attain...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 11:03 PM
NEW ORLEANS -- Finding fault with nearly everyone tied to the New Orleans Saints’ bounty case, from the coaches to Roger Goodell, former NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue tossed out the suspensions of four players Tuesday and condemned the team for...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 5:31 AM
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Four players embroiled for nearly 10 months in the NFL's bounty investigation of the New Orleans Saints no longer have to worry about suspensions or fines, and can try to move on with their careers on the field.
Off the field,...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 8:04 PM
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- Jim Chaney, who boasts experience in the NFL, SEC and Big Ten, has been named Arkansas’ offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach, head coach Bret Bielema announced Wednesday.
“Jim Chaney’s approach will...
| Feb 2, 2013
| 9:01 PM
Just call us the Super Bowl State.
Florida has hosted more Super Bowls than any other state. The NFL’s championship game has been here 15 times, in three cities: Miami, Tampa and Jacksonville.
Miami has hosted the Super Bowl more than any...
| May 9, 2013
| 4:40 PM
If you want to know why the Bears used their first-round draft pick on a guard for the first time in 52 years, cast your gaze in the vicinity of Bourbon Street.
In New Orleans, where the Saints play a level of offense only dreamed about in Chicago,...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 6:16 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — The most exciting few minutes of the NFL draft came on Day 2.
In the span of a few minutes early in Friday night's second round, the San Diego Chargers caused draftniks at Radio City Music Hall to let out a roar with the...
| Dec 15, 2012
| 1:27 PM
"Be careful what you wish for."
In the canons of good advice, this suggestion is right up there with "follow the yellow brick road," "Use the Force, Luke," and "Never start a trip without clean underwear."
America's poet laureate, Eminem, even wrote a...