| Oct 14, 2014
| 3:19 PM
Super Bowl-winning quarterback Russell Wilson is the most popular player in the NFL, measuring by merchandise sales, according to figures released Tuesday.
Wilson, in his third year with the Seattle Seahawks, reclaimed the top jersey-sales spot held...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 11:12 AM
No more a preseason favorite than the 5-1 San Diego Chargers, the shift in thinking that the Dallas Cowboys are legitimate contenders was sudden and established the same way the Chargers earned notice — beating the Seattle Seahawks.
And that in...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 7:30 PM
The site of Dallas quarterback Tony Romo's career low point — a botched hold on a 19-yard field-goal attempt at the end of a January 2007 playoff game at Seattle — looked closer to a turning point for the suddenly scorching...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 6:44 AM
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Denver Broncos general manager John Elway whistled as he walked through the bowels of MetLife Stadium on Sunday afternoon, stopping only to smile on the frequent occasions someone asked him to pose for a picture.
| Oct 12, 2014
| 2:24 PM
By Jerry Beach, The Sports Xchange
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Quarterback Peyton Manning recovered from a slow start Sunday, when he threw three touchdown passes to inch closer to Brett Favre's career record as the Denver Broncos survived a scare...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 6:25 PM
Down to their fourth tailback, the San Diego Chargers should have pylons and flashing signs surrounding their running game under repair.
It's only fitting, then, that rookie Branden Oliver should step into the fray, a guy who wore a hard hat in college....
| Oct 11, 2014
| 5:19 AM
Kickoff: 1 p.m., Sun Life Stadium, Miami Gardens
TV: Chs. 7, 29. Radio: WINZ (940 AM), WBGG (105.9 FM), WQBA (1140 AM, Spanish).
Coaches: Joe Philbin (17-19, in third season with Dolphins); Mike McCarthy (91-52-1, in ninth season with Packers)
| Oct 5, 2014
| 7:40 PM
Kansas City's Alex Smith is in elite company.
And he's not happy about it.
He's among five quarterbacks selected No. 1 overall in the last 25 years who lost when facing their former team for the first time.
It happened to Drew Bledsoe when he played...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 7:55 PM
Same agents, same position, same high draft pick, similar in stature and style, Pittsburgh Steelers veteran Ben Roethlisberger sees himself in Jacksonville's rookie quarterback, Blake Bortles.
"A young me," Roethlisberger said, although, "I don't move...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 4:32 PM
My wife hates sports and has always had special vitriol toward football. Being an art school chick who hung out with goths and hipsters, she learned to tune out all the maniacal Green Bay cheese heads in her family while growing up in the suburbs of...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 10:27 PM
Ten thoughts after the Green Bay Packers defeated the Chicago Bears for the fifth consecutive time at Soldier Field, winning 38-17 on Sunday.
1. In a 21-point loss with plenty of good and bad by the Bears, it’s impossible to pick one turning point...