It’s been confirmed: Peyton Manning will start for the Broncos in their divisional playoff game on 17 January.
The New York Jets needed a victory at Buffalo on Sunday to clinch a playoff spot.
To understand football, Nate Jackson says, you need to remember one inherent truth about the game: a human body was not made to absorb that kind of punishment.
The NFL has successfully put 12 months between it and the league’s worst year in history. As you no doubt remember – or have paid for therapy to specifically not remember – the 2014 season was as bad as it had ever been for the NFL.
George Visger sat in his truck, a prized possession since everything else was gone, but struggled to remember the model and year. “It’s, uh, a Chevy. Yeah. A Trailblazer, I think. 2003. No, wait, 2009. Probably around then.”
Of all the things NFL players can do to each other on the field the one most forbidden in today’s climate is to intentionally hit another player in the head.
Cam Newton continued to prove he is worthy of being the NFL’s Most Valuable Player as he first led undefeated Carolina to a huge lead over the New York Giants and then took them 49 yards in seven plays to set up game-ending field goal in the Panthers’ 38-35 victory.
Suddenly the Seattle Seahawks are thundering toward the playoffs and they may just be the team no one wants to face in the season’s final weeks. In what could be a first-round playoff matchup, the Seahawks trampled NFC North leader Minnesota 38-7.
Tom Brady had just hit Danny Amendola for an 11-yard touchdown pass. The Patriots were up 14-0 on the hapless Eagles, a team that had given up 45 points in consecutive weeks. It looked like New England were headed for their 11th win of the season.
Pitchside pyrotechnics, pillars of popcorn and a mascot descending from the roof on a zip line. The National Football League celebrated a decade of regular-season games at Wembley as only it knows how. There was even a first win of this season for London’s ‘home’ team, the Jacksonville Jaguars, who survived a wild fourth-quarter rally to beat the Indianapolis Colts 30-27.
Take two quarterbacks. QB1 throws for 281 yards, one touchdown and two interceptions.
The 2013 NFL draft class is defined by a batch of quality defensive tackles. There is a credible interior lineman prospect available for every style of defense.
NFL Free Agency started last night, and it didn't take long for teams to start splashing the cash in order to improve in 2014.
The NFL is going soft.
A new poll suggests player protests over the national anthem are hurting NFL rating this year. We're not so sure about that.
He burst onto the scene in last night's season opener as Peyton Manning's secret receiving weapon. But who exactly is Julius Thomas? Here are five facts about the Denver Bronco.
Colin Kaepernick made his return as a starter for the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, although he received a far from warm welcome in Buffalo as he took on the Bills.
Where do the Denver Broncos, Kansas City Chiefs, San Diego Chargers, and Oakland Raiders need to look in the off-season?
Richard Moore examines one of the big off-season quarterback trades in the NFL with Matt Flynn moving to AFC West team the Oakland Raiders.
The NFL’s war on player celebrations continues, and now the officials are on the frontline.
Cam Newton has expressed his frustration about what he feels is the NFL’s failure to provide him with protection on the field.
Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman has accused the NFL of trying to take the fun out of professional football, and suggested that TV ratings will continue to decline if the league continues on a quest to turn players into “robots”.