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  • Clay Matthews' move helped Packers plug holes on defense

     Clay Matthews' move helped Packers plug holes on defense
    Desperate to patch the holes in their NFL-worst run defense, the Green Bay Packers got innovative this season. They thought inside the box. At the midway point of the season, after giving up 172 yards rushing in a 44-23 loss at New Orleans, they moved...
  • For Seattle Seahawks' Richard Sherman, being respected can be annoying

    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...
  • Greg Cote's picks for AFC, NFC championship games

    I need to mail personal, handwritten thank-you notes to every member of the Baltimore Ravens for losing last week but by less than seven points. This meant I predicted the game correctly against the spread, which stands alone as a hallmark in what thus...
  • 49ers promote D-line coach Jim Tomsula to head job

    Jim Tomsula made his modest head coaching start in NFL Europe, then landed as the 49ers' top man nearly a decade later. San Francisco promoted its longtime defensive line coach to head coach Wednesday, going with a familiar face following a national...
  • John Fox emerges as Bears' top coaching candidate

    John Fox emerges as Bears' top coaching candidate
    John Fox made his way out the Broncos door earlier in the week, his abrupt exit coming with an eye on exploring new opportunity. Yet even with the emotions still raw from Fox's departure, Broncos general manager John Elway felt compelled to point out...
  • 49ers promote Jim Tomsula to head coach

    49ers promote Jim Tomsula to head coach
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Jim Tomsula made his modest head coaching start in NFL Europe, then landed as the 49ers' top man nearly a decade later. San Francisco promoted its longtime defensive line coach to head coach Wednesday, going with a familiar face...
  • NFL keeps debating Dez Bryant play

    Former Chiefs tight end Tony Gonzalez caught 1,325 passes during his 17-year NFL career, and he never found himself victim of the mysterious and misunderstood rule that overturned a big catch by Dallas' Dez Bryant in Sunday's NFL playoffs. After Bryant...
  • Larry Stone: Don't bet on Rodgers avoiding Sherman again

    One of the biggest plot points for Sunday's NFC title game has become: "Will they or won't they?" More specifically, will the Packers target cornerback nonpareil Richard Sherman this time around, or do what they did in the season opener, which was...
  • Super Bowl of choice for many on its way: Seahawks-Patriots

    Very nice job, Colts. Sorry we are not more impressed. Yes, Pro Picks has looked down on Indianapolis in these playoffs, twice picking against the Colts and looking foolish. Have we smartened up as Andrew Luck takes the AFC South champions to Foxborough...
  • Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers limited in practice

    Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers limited in practice
    GREEN BAY, Wis. — While he appreciates suggestions from Packers fans of remedies for his sore left calf, Aaron Rodgers is not necessarily going to listen to the advice. Whatever Rodgers is doing appears to be working. The quarterback took...
  • Football gave Fox the top slot last week, but CBS was ratings winner overall, says Nielsen

    CBS held tight to its customary most-watched status last week, beating all rivals in prime-time viewership and claiming 13 of the Top 20 shows. Fox had the No. 1 broadcast with Saturday's victory by Seattle over Carolina, seen by 31 million football...