National Football League

Bill Belichick
Belichick could be the best ever
Planning to discuss this weekend's Super Bowl with a die-hard New York Jets fan? Be prepared to duck. While Sunday's game will certainly match two of the most successful men to have ever... Full Story


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Dan Quinn
Quinn focuses on finishing the job
John McMullen - NFL Editor
Dan Quinn has one foot out the door in Seattle but that doesn't mean the next coach of the Atlanta Falcons is planning to give up on his security deposit.

The NFL's worst-kept secret is that win or lose at Super Bowl XLIX, the Seahawks' defensive... Full Story
Russell Wilson
Wilson's an ideal role model
Russell Wilson is a man of faith, family and friends.

It's hard to believe the Seattle Seahawks' quarterback used to be a bully.

"I used to beat people up. Truthfully, I used to beat people up a lot," Wilson told The Players'... Full Story
New England Patriots
Road to XLIX: Consistency trumped by controversy
The talk surrounding the New England Patriots ahead of their eighth -- yes, eighth -- Super Bowl appearance should be about how the club has been a model of consistency under owner Robert Kraft, head coach Bill Belichick and quarterback Tom Brady. Instead, some missing PSI's have deflated... Full Story
Tom Brady
From afterthought to legend
Sometimes regal lineage isn't so easy to prognosticate.

With the 24th pick of Round 2 of the 1998 NFL Draft, the New England Patriots chose Rod Rutledge, a 6-foot-5, 262-pound tight end from Alabama - making him the fourth selection in a three-round haul breathlessly labeled by the New York Times as... Full Story
Seattle Seahawks
Road to XLIX:
Different look, same results
The Seattle Seahawks didn't waiver in putting a quest for a return trip to the Super Bowl in the hands of their returning core.

Winning the Super Bowl -- which Seattle did last year with a rout of the Denver Broncos -- is no... Full Story
Marshawn Lynch
Lynch shows, says
little at Media Day
Marshawn Lynch became the star of Tuesday's Super Bowl XLIX Media Day by saying barely anything at all.

The notoriously interview-averse Seattle Seahawks running back did speak for nearly five minutes during his mandated press conference, but... Full Story
Pete Carroll
Seahawks sustaining
success with Carroll
You can't spell compete without Pete.

Pete Carroll has a competitive edge, one that many wondered would translate successfully to the NFL from the college ranks. When Carroll, who failed in previous NFL coaching attempts, couldn't pass up... Full Story
Marshawn Lynch
Lynch needs to temper his tired act
Marshawn Lynch won't be joining Lech Walesa on the list of most famous dissidents but the Seattle Seahawks' star running back is always ready to fight the power that is the NFL.

Lynch is often difficult, a moody, distant man who doesn't seem to enjoy the microscope... Full Story
Darrelle Revis
Revis makes these Pats different
In the salary-cap era of the NFL, it's all about allocating assets and one of the major reasons the Seattle Seahawks are preparing to play in their second straight Super Bowl stems from the fact that they "hit" on quarterback Russell Wilson in the third round of the draft. Instead of having to invest eight figures at the game's most important position... Full Story
National Football League Footballs
Report: Video shows Patriots
moved game balls
Surveillance video shows a New England Patriots locker room attendant moving game footballs from the officials' locker room into another room at Gillette Stadium before bringing them out to the field for the AFC Championship Game, according to a report. The NFL has been investigating whether or... Full Story
Josh Gordon
Report: Josh Gordon facing
1-year suspension
Troubled Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon is in hot water with the NFL once again after reportedly failing a test for alcohol, which could trigger a suspension for the entire 2015 season.

According to, Gordon violated... Full Story