| Feb 18, 2015
| 4:13 PM
Veteran wide receiver Steve Smith immediately declared his intentions following the Ravens’ AFC divisional round playoff loss to the New England Patriots: he wanted to return for next season.
However, general manager Ozzie Newsome urged the five-...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 4:08 PM
Drip by drip, information is emerging from the NFL's investigation into the deflated football issue in the AFC Championship Game. ESPN's "Outside The Lines" reported that a Patriots' locker-room attendant tried to put an unapproved special-teams ball into...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 8:16 AM
Bill Belichick did something on national television Wednesday night that some might suspect he's been doing in private for the last month or so.
Laugh out loud about "Deflategate."
Appearing on "The Late Show with David Letterman," the New England...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 12:58 PM
Hall of Fame wide receiver Jerry Rice has been among the chorus of voices criticizing the New England Patriots for their alleged deflation of footballs during the AFC championship game.
"I'm going to be honest, I feel like it's cheating," Rice said...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 7:57 AM
Peyton Manning hasn't said publicly whether he'll be returning for an 18th NFL season, but all signs are pointing toward the veteran quarterback playing at least one more campaign with the Denver Broncos.
According to the New Orleans Times-Picayune,...
| Jan 11, 2015
| 6:47 PM
DENVER — If this is the finish line for Peyton Manning, and it sure looked like it could be, you can bet he'd trade any number of his NFL records for the opportunity to go out a winner.
Instead, boos cascaded down from the stands Sunday at...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 5:41 PM
Bart Starr and Vince Lombardi. Terry Bradshaw and Chuck Noll. Joe Montana and Bill Walsh.
Great quarterbacks make great coaches.
Or maybe it's the other way around.
Regardless, stroll through the busts in Canton and, with few exceptions, the NFL's...
| Jan 11, 2015
| 5:50 AM
DENVER — Once more, with feeling.
For the third time, it's Peyton Manning versus Andrew Luck, and Sunday the stakes are higher than they've ever been.
In a highly anticipated game last season, Manning's first return to Indianapolis, his...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 10:55 PM
The New England Patriots are heading to another Super Bowl, and allegations are swirling that they might have bent the rules to get there.
Multiple reports say the NFL has found the Patriots used underinflated footballs in their 45-7 rout of the...
| Jan 17, 2015
| 4:50 PM
Russell Wilson called it "heartbreaking."
Andrew Luck said "it stinks."
"We need to make sure we never have this feeling again," Tom Brady said.
"R-E-L-A-X," Aaron Rodgers implored fans.
All four NFL teams still in the playoffs — Seattle,...
| Jan 18, 2015
| 10:08 PM
After Week 4 this season, the idea was introduced that the New England Patriots had a quarterback controversy and the franchise's long run of success might be ending.
The Patriots had been thumped by the Miami Dolphins and Kansas City Chiefs....