Dominant Falcons claim NFC title

Jan 23, 2017

Dominant Falcons claim NFC title

Matt Ryan tumbled into the end zone, slammed the ball to the turf with a thunderous spike, and let out a scream that showed just how much he wanted this game. He wants the next one even more. With another MVP-worthy performance and plenty ...

Nelson, Adams likely to be game-time call for Packers

Jan 21, 2017

Nelson, Adams likely to be game-time call for Packers

The Green Bay Packers may not know the status of injured receivers Jordy Nelson, Davante Adams and Geronimo Allison until just before the NFC Championship Game on Sunday. Coach Mike McCarthy said on Friday that all three receivers would be “given every chance to ...

Jan 17, 2017

Green Bay vs. Dallas a huge TV draw

Green Bay’s 34-31 win over Dallas was seen by an average of 48.5 million on Fox, the most-viewed NFL divisional playoff game ever. The game Sunday had a 26.1 rating and 46 share, the network said Monday, the highest-rated NFC divisional game since 1997. ...

Packers edge Cowboys to reach NFC title game

Jan 16, 2017

Packers edge Cowboys to reach NFC title game

Aaron Rodgers didn’t need another Hail Mary this time. Maybe just call it a “Half Mary.” Rodgers threw a 36-yard pass to a toe-dragging Jared Cook on the sideline, and Mason Crosby kicked a 51-yard field goal on the next play as time expired, ...

Divisional playoff clashes set

Jan 14, 2017

Divisional playoff clashes set

The divisional round of the NFL playoffs has a familiar feel. All four of the matchups this weekend are rematches of regular-season games from this season. And Saturday’s games feature coaches going against their former teams. Atlanta coach Dan Quinn spent four seasons with ...

Packers equipped to thrive without Nelson

Jan 12, 2017

Packers equipped to thrive without Nelson

The Green Bay Packers offense appears to be in better shape than last season to be successful without Jordy Nelson. They struggled to hit big plays when Nelson missed the 2015 season with a knee injury. Now, Nelson’s status is in question again for ...

Wild-card games kick off playoffs

Jan 7, 2017

Wild-card games kick off playoffs

The drive to the Super Bowl begins this weekend as the NFL postseason gets going. A dozen teams still have hopes to play for the Lombardi Trophy in Houston on Feb. 5. On Saturday, the playoffs open as Oakland travels to Houston and Detroit ...

Packers looking to kick-start season

Nov 24, 2016

Packers looking to kick-start season

reen Bay Wisconsin Since arriving in Green Bay, Christine Michael hasn’t had much to do except for read up on the playbook. The recently acquired running back looks as if he’ll finally get a chance to get a few carries on Monday night when ...

Prescott makes case to keep job in win over Packers

Oct 17, 2016

Prescott makes case to keep job in win over Packers

Rookie Dak Prescott is stating an impressive case to remain the starting quarterback of the Dallas Cowboys. He’s off to quite the start in his NFL career after taking over following veteran Tony Romo’s preseason back injury. Prescott threw for 247 yards and three ...

Jul 28, 2016

Legendary QB Favre hired as SiriusXM NFL Radio host

Brett Favre is getting into satellite radio, joining SiriusXM NFL Radio as a host. One day before Favre is inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Aug. 6, he will debut on SiriusXM with a special town-hall style show from Canton, Ohio. ...

Dolphins sign ex-Pro Bowler Foster to contract

Jul 19, 2016

Dolphins sign ex-Pro Bowler Foster to contract

Four-time Pro Bowl running back Arian Foster took a big step Monday in his comeback from a torn Achilles tendon, signing a $1.5 million, one-year contract with the Miami Dolphins. “I still feel like I’m a Pro Bowl-caliber player, and I intend to show ...

Feb 9, 2016

Favre biography set for November release

Brett Favre, selected last weekend for the Pro Football Hall of Fame, will be the subject of a biography coming out in November. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt announced Monday that it had acquired Jeff Pearlman’s “Gunslinger: The Remarkable, Improbable, Iconic Life of Brett Favre.” According ...