| Feb 25, 2011
| 12:00 PM
James Walker, who has a pretty sweet gig as ESPN's blogger for the AFC North, has put together his annual list of the top 40 players in the division. He has slowly been revealing his "Fab 40" all week, and he posted the final four players this afternoon....
| Oct 19, 2010
| 4:47 PM
NEW YORK ( KTLA) -- Players will be immediately suspended for what the league considers dangerous and flagrant hits -- especially helmet-to-helmet hits -- NFL officials announced Tuesday.
The announcement by NFL vice president of football operations...
| May 14, 2011
| 12:22 PM
Stefan Duma is unlikely to join Bruce Smith, Frank Beamer and Michael Vick on Virginia Tech football's Mount Rushmore. But his contributions to the game may prove as enduring as any sack, game plan or touchdown pass.
A professor at the Virginia Tech-Wake...
| May 23, 2011
| 6:13 PM
There Austin Collie's body laid motionless near the 35 yard line during the week 9 match-up of the Indianapolis Colts vs. Philadelphia Eagles.
His body immediately went stiff after a hit to his head by Eagles safety Kurt Coleman, resulting in a...
| Jan 18, 2011
| 11:09 AM
The three NFL starters from the Peninsula had landmark regular seasons. Each excelled for a division champion, two made the Pro Bowl and the other was part of NFL history.
But January is football's cruelest month, and all endured the frustrations of an...
| Jan 25, 2011
| 8:00 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — The Associated Press NFL Awards for the 2010 season will be announced on NFL Network during Super Bowl week, culminating with the Most Valuable Player award on game day, Sunday, Feb. 6.
This marks the first time the awards will be...
| Jan 26, 2011
| 7:25 AM
Mike Tomlin coached timid early, and his Pittsburgh Steelers melted down late.
But on a Sunday evening for the football ages, Pittsburgh defeated the Arizona Cardinals 27-23 to claim a record sixth Super Bowl victory and elevate Tomlin to the coaching...
| Jan 26, 2011
| 8:41 AM
The Pittsburgh Steelers are poised to earn their second playoff appearance in as many seasons under coach Mike Tomlin.
At 5-1, Pittsburgh leads the AFC North by two games - a cushion exceeded only by the unbeaten Tennessee Titans in the AFC South. The...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 11:40 PM
We've spent a lot of time this year talking about how the NFL seems to be trying to tone down the brutality in football. For the most part, their efforts seem less sincere and more like public relations, because the rules -- which Roger Goodell appears to...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 4:16 PM
Jarret Johnson is "a little sick of football" right now — at least when it comes to watching on TV.
With the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl and Beef O'Brady's Bowl and the TicketCity Bowl dominating the TV in recent weeks, the Ravens linebacker can't...
| Jan 8, 2012
| 6:42 PM
DENVER -- Steel City, meet Steal City.
In a shocking upset Sunday, the Denver Broncos heisted the Super Bowl dreams of the heavily-favored Pittsburgh Steelers, capping wildcard weekend with the wildest of wins -- a 29-23 victory in overtime.