| Oct 26, 1998
There are certain buzzwords that come out of NFL locker rooms signaling that a team is desperate or about to collapse. Like "gut check" or "character."Those words don't come off the lips of the Denver Broncos or Pittsburgh Steelers. And they certainly...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 6:30 AM
When the Green Bay Packers eventually retire Brett Favre’s number at Lambeau Field, his career will have come full circle. And if the boo-birds are out on that day, so be it, the legendary quarterback said.
"I've heard that was a concern of mine,...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 11:08 PM
NFL Team Report - Green Bay Packers - INSIDE SLANT
Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy set the wheels in motion in February by sticking with embattled, but trusted coordinator Dom Capers and then charting a new approach for the team's dismal...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 7:40 PM
The Sports Xchange
Favre jersey retirement unlikely in 2014
The Green Bay Packers and Brett Favre are on good terms now, but don't expect the team to honor the former quarterback this season at Lambeau Field.
"I don't anticipate having him retire a...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 9:20 PM
The 2014 NFL season will kick off Sept. 4 in Seattle, where the Super Bowl champion Seahawks will be honored before the boisterous 12th Man in the regular-season opener against the Green Bay Packers.
A full schedule for the upcoming season —...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 12:53 PM
LSU will travel to the Rose Bowl in 2021 to take on UCLA as part of a home-and-home college football series between the two schools officials announced Monday. The game, which features the first-ever meeting between the two programs, will kick off...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 5:55 PM
During a media session prior to the February 2009 Super Bowl between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Arizona Cardinals, Steelers coach Mike Tomlin pointed at me and said, "You owe me for getting you a week's vacation in Tampa."
Tomlin was right. Sort of....
| Jan 23, 2014
| 10:31 AM
As the NFL embraces the challenges of playing its first Super Bowl in a cold weather city, officials for the new College Football Playoff won’t rule out the possibility of doing the same with the national championship.
Under college football&...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 6:16 PM
It has been another blockbuster season for the NFL on television, and Sunday's Super Bowl XLVIII has a chance to set a record in terms of viewers.
While Seattle and Denver are not exactly marquee cities when it comes to ratings-getters, this Super Bowl...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 10:48 PM
GREEN BAY — Bears quarterback Jay Cutler spent Monday night at Lambeau Field stuck on the sideline, a torn groin rendering him inactive — for at least one game.
Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers disappeared after one series, his left...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 4:23 PM
At 2-13, the Houston Texans have the inside track on the No. 1 overall pick in May's NFL draft.
But if the Texans were to win at Tennessee on Sunday, and Washington were to lose at the New York Giants, the Redskins, who had a weaker schedule, would...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 7:52 PM
Peyton Manning doesn't face Dallas too often, but the Denver quarterback isn't likely to be surprised by what he sees Sunday from Cowboys defenders.
"Peyton practiced against it for seven years," said Tony Dungy, Manning's former head coach in...