| Jan 31, 2015
| 6:57 PM
Linebacker Junior Seau, running back Jerome Bettis, wide receiver Tim Brown, defensive lineman Charles Haley and offensive lineman Will Shields have been elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame, the organization announced Saturday.
The class of 2015...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 9:30 AM
The Courant's Paul Doyle is in Arizona this week covering the Patriots, Seahawks and everything Super Bowl XLIX. Follow along through each day's activities leading up to the game as he sets the scene from Phoenix.
Super Bowl Prep Hits Final Statges...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 4:00 PM
The most intriguing NFL matchup of Week 14 will start with headsets and end with a handshake.
It's Seattle's Pete Carroll versus Philadelphia's Chip Kelly, former college coaching rivals now among the league's most innovative defensive and offensive...
| Dec 7, 2014
| 8:42 PM
Exactly 44 Sundays after they won the Super Bowl, the Seattle Seahawks showed they're still probably the best team in football.
Just as they did 10 months earlier about 96 miles north on I-95, the Seahawks proved on Sunday in a not-as-close-as-it-...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 2:51 AM
— They have their quirky differences, but according to the Philadelphia Eagles who have played for head coach Chip Kelly and his Seattle Seahawks counterpart, Pete Carroll, they are about as similar as you can get.
Kelly's Eagles and Carroll's...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 6:33 PM
The Seattle Seahawks have been tough at the end of the season, and even tougher at the end of games.
The defending Super Bowl champions, who sputtered early in the fall, have won their past six games and haven't allowed a fourth-quarter point during...
| Jan 18, 2015
| 8:05 PM
True story: The first Super Bowl was such a novelty America was watching a commercial during the actual kickoff. The TV producer told sideline reporter Pat Summerall to ask Green Bay coach Vince Lombardi to kick over again.
Summerall didn't. But that'...
| 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...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 6:42 PM
One small stomp for man, one giant gulp for the Detroit Lions.
The NFL on Monday suspended Detroit center Dominic Raiola one game for stomping on the ankle of Chicago defensive tackle Ego Ferguson the day before.
That means the Lions will be without...
| 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...
| Feb 1, 2015
| 10:06 PM
A hard-fought Super Bowl ended with, what else, a fight.
A brief brawl broke out in the final seconds of Sunday's game, with Seattle linebacker Bruce Irvin getting ejected for a hit to the face of New England tight end Rob Gronkowski, after Tom Brady...