| Jan 31, 2015
| 7:41 PM
Patriots pass offense vs. Seahawks pass defense
Not a good matchup for the Patriots. The Seahawks get a good pass rush with four players and can drop seven into coverage, allowing the “Legion of Boom” secondary to work its magic. Receiver...
| Jan 18, 2015
| 10:08 PM
After Week 4 this season, the idea was introduced that the New England Patriots had a quarterback controversy and the franchise's long run of success might be ending.
The Patriots had been thumped by the Miami Dolphins and Kansas City Chiefs....
| Jan 29, 2015
| 4:38 PM
Marshawn Lynch hasn't said much of anything this week, but by Sunday night, when the confetti has settled on Super Bowl XLIX, the Seattle running back will have made a significant statement.
That's what his grandfather thinks, at least.
"I think he'...
| Jan 4, 2015
| 9:20 PM
Peyton Manning and Andrew Luck will meet again.
The Baltimore Ravens and New England Patriots will get a playoff rematch too, meeting for the third time in four postseasons.
But it was the do-over afforded the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday that...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 7:20 PM
Oh, the possibilities.
After 19 weeks of games, the NFL has narrowed its field to four teams — Seattle, Green Bay, New England and Indianapolis — with four possible Super Bowl permutations.
This weekend's conference title games are...
| Jan 18, 2015
| 9:45 PM
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — With another Super Bowl berth at stake, the New England Patriots left nothing to chance.
Coach Bill Belichick and his staff rolled out trick plays and offbeat formations. They unleashed a punishing running game, applied...
| Mar 30, 2015
| 7:29 AM
Former NFL center Dan Koppen, a two-time Super Bowl champion, and former Central Catholic and West Virginia standout Dan Kendra will be among the inductees into the Lehigh Valley Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame....
| Mar 28, 2015
| 1:51 PM
The Baltimore Warhawks, a semipro football team of police officers and firefighters, honored Ravens senior advisor of player development O.J. Brigance on Saturday.
A former Ravens linebacker who won a Super Bowl with the team during the 2000 NFL season,...
| Mar 25, 2015
| 8:11 AM
Jim Harbaugh is getting paid quite handsomely to coach Michigan's football team -- $5 million a year with the chance to make a lot more in bonuses and incentives.
Obviously the university thinks he's worth it. Not only did Harbaugh go to three NFC...
| Mar 24, 2015
| 6:57 PM
The NFL will have rules in place to make the game safer next season, but measures to enhance replay got the thumbs down Tuesday from team owners at the league's annual meetings.
Owners voted unanimously in favor of giving independent spotters the...
| Mar 23, 2015
| 12:23 PM
Editor's Note: Over the final four months of 1999, The Morning Call put together a list of the 10 greatest athletes of the 20th century, a list that included Olympic gold medalists, an NCAA basketball champion, collegiate All-Americans, Super Bowl...