| Jan 11, 2015
| 12:01 AM
Ravens free safety Will Hill knew the football was coming his way when he lined up across from New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski in the red zone.
However, Hill was unable to prevent Gronkowski from utilizing his imposing 6-foot-6, 265-...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 1:53 AM
The NFL says its investigation into whether the New England Patriots used under-inflated footballs in the AFC championship game is ongoing after a report Tuesday night claimed the league found 11 balls were not properly inflated.
Troy Vincent, the NFL'...
| Jan 25, 2015
| 6:08 PM
The NFL's Commissioner is determined to shut down the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLIX.
That's not Roger Goodell, who officially holds the title, but Seattle safety Kam Chancellor, who earned that nickname among the Seahawks for his ability to...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 1:57 PM
The Chicago Bears were eliminated from postseason contention in Week 14, but the suspense doesn’t end there. The final three games will help dictate the franchise’s offseason course. It could be a bumpy ride, if the past week was any...
| Dec 14, 2014
| 4:59 PM
The Bears actually will play a football game Monday night. The NFL doesn't cancel them for broken teams, and in this case, that's probably a good thing. Hosting the Saints should be a welcome diversion for a team that spent the last week inflicting its...
| Dec 14, 2014
| 8:28 PM
The quarterbacks went down, and they went down hard.
Houston, Washington and Tennessee lost their quarterbacks Sunday. Even Denver had to do without Peyton Manning for a bit, with the Broncos star uncharacteristically missing a few snaps in San Diego...
| Nov 22, 2014
| 5:33 PM
Strange days indeed.
After starting the season 0-10, the Oakland Raiders finally got a win . . . by beating the scorching-hot Kansas City Chiefs, who had won seven of their previous eight games.
The first-place Atlanta Falcons at 4-6 will play host...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 2:19 PM
You'll be seeing Super Bowl previews through the weekend. Here are three to keep in mind:
***NBC Sports offers "Super Bowl Zone" at 7:30 p.m. Saturday on WESH-Channel 2. The half-hour program will be co-hosted by Carolyn Manno (who grew up in Central...
| Nov 10, 2014
This was supposed to be the year the Carolina Panthers took a big step forward. Well, the step they've taken has been a big one, but it's in the wrong direction.
The Panthers finished 12-4 last season, the second best record in the NFC, and finished...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 4:37 PM
The question seemed straightforward enough when Aaron Kromer was asked this week whether the Bears will be able to rejuvenate their vertical passing game Thursday at Detroit.
The offensive coordinator smirked.
"If we can run really fast, yes," he...
| Nov 29, 2014
| 7:52 PM
Thanksgiving is behind us, and now the real NFL season begins.
This is the homestretch, when the story is either the favorites maintaining their momentum, or written-off teams rising to the challenge, then getting hot in the playoffs, the way the New...