| Jan 19, 2015
| 2:54 AM
Tom Brady against ol' pal Richard Sherman and the rest of the best defense in the NFL.
Russell Wilson against Darrelle Revis, former teammate Brandon Browner and whatever schemes Bill Belichick dreams up.
Marshawn Lynch and LeGarrette Blount and their...
| Jan 4, 2015
| 10:08 AM
On Saturday night, for the first time ever, the Ravens defeated the Pittsburgh Steelers in a playoff game.
Before fans, pundits, coaches and players turn their attention to the team's divisional-round matchup (against the favored-by-more-than-a-...
| Jan 18, 2015
| 7:15 PM
It was an instant classic that took a meandering eternity to unfold.
After being thoroughly outplayed for roughly 57 minutes, the Seattle Seahawks went on a forehead-slapping scoring spree Sunday to secure their second trip to the Super Bowl in two...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 6:01 PM
GREEN BAY, Wis. — Tweaks to the Packers' defense at midseason left Green Bay stronger against the run — and left opposing offenses with a new question to answer.
Where is Clay Matthews?
That is the predicament that the Dallas Cowboys face on...
| Jan 17, 2015
| 4:41 PM
It's CCS: Conference Championship Sunday. Or another way of looking at it is that this is the penultimate chapter in the NFL's "Game of Thrones."
And each of these surviving four armies is led by its own Prince Charming, but which will be crowned king?...
| Jan 11, 2015
| 8:24 PM
— Peyton Manning down. Tom Brady to go.
That's the task the Indianapolis Colts are facing after advancing to the AFC championship game for the first time since 2009. They got the best of one future Hall of Fame quarterback Sunday with their 24-...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 6:56 PM
Ron Gould received a package this week that left a knot in his throat.
It was an autographed Denver Broncos jersey, the No. 22 of running back C.J. Anderson, who led the NFL in rushing in November and in touchdowns in December.
"It brought tears to my...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 5:31 PM
Richard Sherman should have brought a book.
The All-Pro Seattle cornerback was thoroughly avoided when his Seahawks beat the visiting Green Bay Packers, 36-16, in this season's Kickoff Opener. Sherman was the dreadlocked elephant in the room — the...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 6:29 PM
The Baltimore Ravens hired Marc Trestman as their offensive coordinator, keeping with their tendency to hire a former head coach for the position.
Trestman was fired by the Chicago Bears last month after going 5-11 in his second season. He interviewed...
| Jan 25, 2015
| 6:45 PM
The NFL and the New England Patriots would love to take the air out of the biggest controversy heading into Super Bowl week. But Richard Sherman of the Seattle Seahawks wasn't playing along Sunday when asked about the so-called "Deflategate" matter, and...
| Jan 18, 2015
| 5:55 PM
SEATTLE — It was an instant classic that took a meandering eternity to unfold.
After being thoroughly outplayed for roughly 57 minutes, the Seahawks went on a forehead-slapping scoring spree Sunday to secure a return trip to the Super Bowl....