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Chiefs end playoff drought

Jan 10, 2016

Chiefs end playoff drought

After 22 years without a playoff victory, the Kansas City Chiefs were determined not to give up the lead this time. The Chiefs had enough points to win after jumping ahead 7-0 in the first 11 seconds, and they used relentless pressure, five turnovers ...

Packers confident on road

Jan 9, 2016

Packers confident on road

Aaron Rodgers has called on the Green Bay Packers to draw inspiration from a hostile Washington Redskins crowd on Sunday as they attempt to reignite their Super Bowl hopes in a daunting opening playoff battle. Rodgers and the Packers started the season in scintillating ...

Favre, Owens lead list of Hall of Fame finalists

Jan 8, 2016

Favre, Owens lead list of Hall of Fame finalists

Brett Favre is one step away from entering the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The quarterback who left the NFL after the 2010 season as the leader in most career passing categories is among three first-time eligibles to make the list of 15 finalists. ...

LeBron's group drops Manziel

Jan 7, 2016

LeBron's group drops Manziel

LeBron James and his business partners will no longer work with Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel. A spokesman for James said the sides mutually agreed to end their relationship, which began shortly after Manziel was drafted into the NFL. Cleveland.com first reported that James’ LRMR ...

Payton refutes speculation, will stay as coach of Saints

Jan 7, 2016

Payton refutes speculation, will stay as coach of Saints

Saints coach Sean Payton smiled often and answered questions for a full hour while team owner Tom Benson and general manager Mickey Loomis looked on from a few meters away. More introspective, laid back and talkative than usual, Payton appeared refreshed and eager to ...

Bengals quarterback Dalton has cast removed

Jan 6, 2016

Bengals quarterback Dalton has cast removed

Andy Dalton’s passing hand was finally free on Tuesday, liberated from the black cast that has covered his right forearm and his spirits for the past three weeks. And his coach held out the possibility he might have a backup role for the Bengals’ ...

Coughlin steps down after 12 years

Jan 5, 2016

Coughlin steps down after 12 years

With the New York Giants facing a difficult decision on his coaching future after four straight years out of the playoffs, Tom Coughlin walked away gracefully, doing what was best for him. The Giants gave him 12 years to run one of the NFL’s ...

Jan 5, 2016

Chargers, Raiders, Rams file for relocation to Los Angeles

The San Diego Chargers, Oakland Raiders and St. Louis Rams filed for relocation to the Los Angeles area on Monday night, trying not to be left out in the race to return the NFL to the nation’s second-largest market after a 21-year absence. The ...

Lowly Browns fire coach Pettine

Jan 4, 2016

Lowly Browns fire coach Pettine

The Browns changed uniforms to start the season and their coach and general manager to end it. Hours after a 28-12 loss to the rival Pittsburgh Steelers in the season finale, owner Jimmy Haslam fired coach Mike Pettine and general manager Ray Farmer following ...

Broncos clinch No. 1 seed

Jan 4, 2016

Broncos clinch No. 1 seed

The top seed in the AFC playoffs belongs to Denver, along with a quarterback quandary. Peyton Manning’s stint as a backup didn’t last very long as he replaced Brock Osweiler in the third quarter Sunday and led the Broncos to a 27-20 win over ...

Jan 3, 2016

Eagles interview former star Staley

The Philadelphia Eagles have interviewed running backs coach Duce Staley for the vacant head coaching position created when Chip Kelly was fired on Tuesday. Staley interviewed for the job Friday. He played seven seasons for the Eagles from 1997-2003 and ran for 1,000 yards ...