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NFL season begins with same issues, hits to the head
The start of a new season rekindled some old — and troubling — issues for the NFL.
154 points by The Denver Post | American football National Football League Denver Broncos Super Bowl Indianapolis Colts Peyton Manning John Elway Washington Redskins
Cam Newton after NFL’s season opener: ‘It’s not fun getting hit in the head’
The start of a new season rekindled some old _ and troubling _ issues for the NFL
181 points by The Boston Globe | American football National Football League Denver Broncos Super Bowl Peyton Manning Indianapolis Colts John Elway Washington Redskins
In offseason of changes for Giants, there’s one constant
Much is unknown entering this season. The Giants have a new head coach, high-priced defensive acquisitions, talented rookies and a former star receiver who hasn’t played a regular-season game in nearly two years. But for the 184th straight game, Eli Manning will be starting at quarterback, Even after Manning’s miserable preseason, offensive coordinator Mike Sullivan...
5 points by New York Post | American football New York Giants Super Bowl XLII Peyton Manning Offensive coordinator Quarterback Washington Redskins Canadian football terminology
NFL betting insanity just beginning
The first game of the NFL season was far better than the final game of last season. The underdog Denver Broncos beat Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers both times.
2 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Cleveland Browns Super Bowl American football National Football League Quarterback Peyton Manning Indianapolis Colts Mountain West Conference
Kiszla: Brandon Marshall’s national anthem kneel doesn’t matter if Broncos beat Panthers
There will be complaints from flag-waving patriots that Marshall showed disrespect to the military by taking a knee during the anthem. There would be far more grousing in Broncos Country, however, if Marshall and the defense did not make a stand to beat Newton and the Panthers.
479 points by The Denver Post | Denver Broncos American football Super Bowl The Star-Spangled Banner National Football League Peyton Manning Brett Favre Super Bowl XXXIII
Giants rely on standout rookie to assist in secondary turnaround
It’s impossible to forget how last season began when it starts in the same place. It was in Arlington, Texas, where the Cowboys made up a 10-point deficit against the Giants with less than eight minutes remaining. First, Tony Romo completed six straight passes for 76 yards and a touchdown. On Dallas’ next drive, following...
3 points by New York Post | PASS 2007 Pro Bowl Peyton Manning 2008 Pro Bowl Bill Parcells American football Giant Going-to future
How to watch Thursday Night Football Week 1: Panthers at Broncos
The week that NFL fans wait for all year long has arrived — the 2016 season kicks off tonight.
6 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | National Football League Indianapolis Colts Peyton Manning 2009 NFL season Super Bowl American football Jacksonville Jaguars Pro Bowl
AFC preview: Ten players to watch
Detroit News reporter James Hawkins selects 10 AFC players to watch        
-1 points by The Detroit News | American football positions Tom Brady American football Glossary of American football National Football League New England Patriots Peyton Manning Bill Belichick
Jim Harbaugh says he's 'good' with Ed Cunningham; no one is suspended
Apparently, Harbaugh has received an apology from Ed Cunningham. 'We're good,' Harbaugh said.        
1 points by Detroit Free Press | English-language films Game Peyton Manning Play Tom Brady American football positions Quarterback American films
Who’s the next Cam Newton? Here are 10 possibilities
After four years of very good, Cam Newton made the unexpected leap to most valuable last season. The Panthers quarterback was the runaway choice for the NFL’s MVP award in 2015 thanks to a nearly flawless regular season in which Newton finally lived up to both his talents and his pedigree as a former No....
4 points by New York Post | National Football League American football Peyton Manning Canadian football American football positions Indianapolis Colts Ben Roethlisberger Washington Redskins
Peyton Manning got burned with a Tom Brady joke during the latest Comedy Central roast
The jokes flew fast and furious during The Comedy Central Roast of Rob Lowe on Sunday night, with comedians like David Spade and Jeff Ross joining celebrities like Peyton Manning and Ann Coulter in roasting both the guest of honor and each other. While most of the pointed barbs were aimed at Lowe (and the […]
200 points by The Boston Globe | Peyton Manning Tom Brady National Football League Most Valuable Player Award 2007 Indianapolis Colts season 2006 Indianapolis Colts season Comedy Joke
Eli Manning, wife pledge $1M to Mississippi children's hospital
Giants quarterback Eli Manning and his wife, Abby, have made a personal pledge of $1 million to the Children's of Mississippi campaign.
2658 points by Daily News | Eli Manning Archie Manning University of Mississippi Peyton Manning Southeastern Conference Delta Gamma William Faulkner Children's hospital
Colts' Andrew Luck plans to be smarter with ball, beginning vs. Lions
Luck said missing time last year made him realize that he might need to take a different approach to games this fall.        
1 points by Detroit Free Press | Indianapolis Colts American football National Football League American football positions Canadian football Peyton Manning End zone Thanksgiving Classic
Ironman Matthew Stafford: 'Everybody here wanted to write me off'
Matthew Stafford has started 80 straight regular-season games at QB, the fifth-longest active streak in the NFL.        
-1 points by Detroit Free Press | Detroit Lions Indianapolis Colts NFL Draft National Football League Minnesota Vikings 2009 NFL Draft Kansas City Chiefs Peyton Manning
Northwestern product Trevor Siemian is NFL's unlikeliest starting QB
Everybody at Northwestern raves about the way Trevor Siemian never lost his head playing quarterback for the Wildcats. Nobody ever mentions his helmet. "One game our offense was stagnant and our coaches started calling for Trevor to go in but he had to look for his helmet so everybody kept yelling,...
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | National Football League Super Bowl Peyton Manning Gary Kubiak American football quarterbacks Denver Broncos John Elway American football
Jason Garrett: Rehabbing Tony Romo might return soon
The Sports Xchange Tony Romo will not be in the lineup for the Dallas Cowboys this week, but getting coach Jason Garrett to project beyond Sunday is a lost cause.
1 points by UPI | United Press International William Randolph Hearst News World Communications International News Service Peyton Manning Green Bay Packers Brad Johnson Jerry Jones
Carson Palmer on Tom Brady: If 'you get busted ... then you suffer the consequences'
FOXBORO — Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer had a strange reaction this afternoon when asked for his feelings on the way the NFL treated Tom Brady in the Deflategate fallout.
285 points by Boston Herald | Peyton Manning 2007 singles Tom Brady New England Patriots Gillette Stadium The League
Caldwell returns to Indy with no hard feelings
This isn’t the first time Detroit Lions coach Jim Caldwell will return to the city where he experienced his greatest professional success.        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Indianapolis Colts Super Bowl XLI Lucas Oil Stadium Super Bowl Peyton Manning 2009 NFL season National Football League Pittsburgh Steelers
Why these 2 WRs are fantasy steals: QB can’t be worse
If there is one thing the Madman loves, it is fantasy football. And Batman. OK, that’s two things, unless … you can find a way to bring them together. So, when discussing the draft stock of Broncos receivers Demaryius Thomas and Emmanuel Sanders, we give you this quote from “The Dark Knight”: “Madness, as you...
18 points by New York Post | Peyton Manning Quarterback Super Bowl XLI Super Bowl XLII Conscription in the United States 2007 Indianapolis Colts season Indianapolis Colts 2009 NFL season
Giants preview: Will reboot look as good on field as it does on paper?
No playoffs in four consecutive years. A losing record in each of the past three years. The Giants looked in the mirror and saw a franchise not only headed in the wrong direction, but already having arrived there. The arrow was pointed downward and thus, Tom Coughlin’s tenure as head coach gave way to Ben...
8 points by New York Post | American football positions New York Giants American football Offensive tackle Glossary of American football Quarterback Peyton Manning Super Bowl XLII
WATCH: Peyton Manning is Coach Gary. He plays the ukulele and dreams of building gazebos.
Peyton Manning played "Coach Gary" on an episode of ABC's Modern Family that aired this week.
6 points by The Denver Post | Peyton Manning Quarterback 2007 Indianapolis Colts season 2006 Indianapolis Colts season 2005 Indianapolis Colts season Coach National Football League Most Valuable Player Award Baseball
Jordan Spieth surges into six-shot lead at Pebble Beach
By Art Spander, The Sports Xchange PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. -- It's a cliche, but also an unavoidable fact of the game.
5 points by UPI | PGA Tour Tiger Woods Peyton Manning Official World Golf Rankings Golf PGA Tour golfers Phil Mickelson AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am
Mike McCoy’s vision for Broncos? Flexibility, change and competition
Said McCoy: “We’re going to build an offense around our players. We’re going to do what our players do best. It’s going to change from week to week."
348 points by The Denver Post | American football Quarterback Peyton Manning American football positions Gary Kubiak San Diego Chargers Shotgun formation Offensive coordinator
McCoy glad to go back to calling plays, if not the shots
Mike McCoy is no longer calling the shots as a head coach         
-2 points by Arizona Republic | American football positions Quarterback American football Coach Peyton Manning Offensive coordinator American football personnel Washington Redskins
Tom Brady's wife urged him to retire after Super Bowl comeback
The Sports Xchange If Gisele Bundchen had her way, Tom Brady would have called it a career after winning his record fifth Super Bowl championship on Sunday.
1 points by UPI | Tom Brady National Football League Super Bowl American football Gisele Bündchen Green Bay Packers Peyton Manning United Press International
Jhabvala vs. Kiz: What’s the No. 1 thing Broncos must do to close gap with Patriots?
What’s the No. 1 thing the Broncos must do to close the gap with the New England Patriots?
223 points by The Denver Post | American football New England Patriots Peyton Manning Tight end Bill Belichick National Football League Super Bowl Bill Parcells
Suck for Sam: Why Jets should tank for USC's Darnold
Sam Darnold could be the Jets' Luke Skywalker in their battle with New England's Evil Empire.
474 points by Daily News | National Football League Peyton Manning Touchdown Ice hockey Super Bowl Quarterback Offensive coordinator Major League Baseball
Super Bowl LI generates record wagering total of $138.5M in Nevada
A game that featured the greatest comeback in Super Bowl history by the greatest quarterback of all time also produced a record wagering handle in Nevada.
226 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Peyton Manning American football Super Bowl XLI Super Bowl XLII Indianapolis Colts Tom Brady Nevada Gaming Control Board Super Bowl
The resume has spoken: Tom Brady is the greatest quarterback of all time
The subjective part is dead for anyone with even an infinitesimal amount of unbiased vision, the rationalization that any quarterback in National Football League history should be placed ahead of Tom Brady on the register of the greatest to play the game now reduced to rubbish.
27 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Super Bowl National Football League Tom Brady American football Peyton Manning Brett Favre Denver Broncos New York Jets
Patriots' Tom Brady sets unwanted record in first half of Super Bowl vs. Falcons
Tom Brady passed Brett Favre in the history books - but he doesn't want this mark.         
-2 points by Arizona Republic | Super Bowl Tom Brady Brett Favre Peyton Manning American football New York Jets New England Patriots Super Bowl XXXIX
Manning named co-winner of the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year
Manning has been a charity Super Mann for years, and now the NFL has officially recognized it.
700 points by Daily News | Peyton Manning Archie Manning Hurricane Katrina Indianapolis Colts Walter Payton Mississippi Super Bowl National Football League
Eli Manning shares the NFL Man of the Year Award
HOUSTON — Plenty of times, Eli Manning requests there be no cameras, no advance publicity. He has been around hospitals enough to realize his visits with sick children usually work better without any hubbub. “Always emphasize, ‘Hey, it’s not a publicity stunt,’ ” Manning said this week. “The kids, they’re going to act different if...
147 points by New York Post | Peyton Manning 2004 NFL Draft Heisman Trophy 2009 Pro Bowl Eli Manning New York Giants Maxwell Award Walter Payton
Ex-Spartan Morten Andersen voted into Pro Football Hall
Morten Anderson, the NFL’s all-time leading scorer, became the fourth kicker selected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.        
-2 points by The Detroit News | National Football League American football Peyton Manning New York Jets Tom Brady 2006 Pro Bowl Indianapolis Colts 2005 Pro Bowl
New York Jets have "eyes on" QB Mike Glennon
Alex ButlerFeb. 4 (UPI) -- With just Bryce Petty and Christian Hackenberg at the top of its quarterback depth chart, the New York Jets need to make an addition.
7 points by UPI | National Football League Sean Glennon American football Tampa Bay Buccaneers United Press International Peyton Manning American football terminology American football positions
Atlanta Falcons will reward QB Matt Ryan for Super Bowl season
The Sports Xchange Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan will be financially rewarded for taking his team to Super Bowl LI.
2 points by UPI | Atlanta Falcons National Football League Indianapolis Colts Super Bowl 2008 NFL Draft New England Patriots Peyton Manning New York Jets
Tired of Deflategate? Well, it appears the end is near
HOUSTON – When Atlanta Falcons offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan realized that his playbook for Sunday’s Super Bowl had gone missing amid the din of an NFL gala this past week at Houston’s Minute Maid Park, it was easy for some to assume that the New England Patriots were somehow culpable. The Pat...
-2 points by Concord Monitor | National Football League Super Bowl New England Patriots Tom Brady Roger Goodell Peyton Manning Green Bay Packers Vince Lombardi Trophy
Jhabvala: Super Bowl LI and its QBs are reminders of what Broncos lack
Winter break ended in Denver as soon as the party began in Houston.
48 points by The Denver Post | Super Bowl National Football League American football Peyton Manning Bill Belichick New England Patriots Washington Redskins Tom Brady
Why Eli Manning wouldn’t stop at being NFL Man of the Year
HOUSTON – Eli Manning again is up for the NFL’s greatest off-the-field honor. Manning, as he was last year, is one of three finalists for the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award, which recognizes an NFL player for excellence on and off the field. No Giants player has won the award. Eli’s older...
5 points by New York Post | Peyton Manning Archie Manning Eli Manning Walter Payton Man of the Year Award University of Mississippi New York Giants Walter Payton Super Bowl XLII
Jay Cutler leaves Bears as hood ornament for shattered hope
Jay Cutler will leave the Bears, likely this year, as the best quarterback in team history. He also will leave the Bears as the best example of a decade of disappointment that just completed a full-gainer into disaster. Cutler will leave the Bears with all the important and gaudy passing records....
58 points by Chicago Tribune | Jay Cutler Peyton Manning Chicago Bears 2009 Chicago Bears season Offensive coordinator Denver Broncos Quarterback American football
Impact of Eli Manning's charity work is lasting legacy
Colin Flood, an 8-year-old leukemia patient, was planning in early June 2014 to attend an ice cream social charity.
2774 points by Daily News | Peyton Manning Archie Manning Eli Manning University of Mississippi Super Bowl XLII Ole Miss Rebels football New York Giants Super Bowl Most Valuable Player Award
Brady on cusp of being undisputed greatest
Jim Harbaugh firmly believes ex-UM signal caller deserves title while others are waiting for a fifth Super Bowl ring.        
-2 points by The Detroit News | American football Tom Brady National Football League Peyton Manning Indianapolis Colts Super Bowl XLII Super Bowl XXVII Super Bowl
Tom Brady on cusp of being undisputed greatest QB
Jim Harbaugh firmly believes ex-UM signal caller deserves title while others are waiting for a fifth Super Bowl ring.        
-2 points by The Detroit News | American football Tom Brady National Football League Peyton Manning Indianapolis Colts Super Bowl XLII Super Bowl XXVII Super Bowl
Tom Brady: On cusp of being undisputed greatest QB
Jim Harbaugh firmly believes ex-UM signal caller deserves title while others are waiting for a fifth Super Bowl ring.        
-2 points by The Detroit News | American football Tom Brady National Football League Peyton Manning Indianapolis Colts Super Bowl XLII Super Bowl XXVII Super Bowl
Man who 'lost tooth' hunting for Tom Brady Uggs faked story
BOSTON — A Boston man who said he lost a tooth while searching for slippers signed by New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady as part of a scavenger hunt now says he faked his story.Luke Barosky tried to find one of three pairs of Ugg slippers signed by Brady in December, but had no luck.He says he decided to post a picture on Brady's Facebook page that showed him with a missing tooth. He wrote that he was running so hard, looking for the slippers that he fell and lost a tooth. The post went viral and Brady ended up sending him a signed pair.
5 points by Boston Herald | Tom Brady New England Patriots Peyton Manning Gillette Stadium Massachusetts Super Bowl XXXVIII Super Bowl XXXIX Super Bowl XXXVI
Donald Trump says Tom Brady is innocent in new documentary
Patriots quarterback Tom Brady served a four-game suspension earlier this year for his involvement in the Deflategate scandal, seemingly clearing up the two-year black-eye on the NFL. That was until the future Commander-in-Chief once again brought up the topic, sounding more like an unapologetic Brady and Patriots fan than a person about to take the...
33 points by New York Post | Tom Brady Super Bowl Peyton Manning Gisele Bündchen Donald Trump American football Super Bowl XXXVI Ivana Trump
New England Patriots vs San Francisco 49ers: prediction, preview, pick to win
The Sports Xchange New England Patriots (7-2) at San Francisco 49ers (1-8)
12 points by UPI | American football San Francisco 49ers Peyton Manning Tom Brady LeGarrette Blount New England Patriots Bill Belichick Tight end
Report: Tony Romo wanted to compete for QB job
But Cowboys COO Stephen Jones told MMQB the veteran realized it wasn't best for team.         
-2 points by Arizona Republic | Jerry Jones Tony Romo Dallas Cowboys Brad Johnson Bill Parcells Peyton Manning Thanksgiving Classic Texas
NFL counting on Raiders to end Monday night ratings slide
The country may still be at the mercy of Donald Trump, but the NFL is hoping it is safe for now. The league’s belief that the nation’s fascination with the presidential election was the driving force behind sagging ratings this season seemed prescient when Sunday’s monstrous numbers came out for Steelers-Cowboys (17.8 rating) and Seahawks-Patriots...
23 points by New York Post | New York Giants Major League Baseball Thought Peyton Manning Vice president Bob Papa National Hockey League Texas
Fantasy Football: Week 11 Quarterback Rankings
Alex ButlerMIAMI, Nov. 15 (UPI) -- While Philip Rivers and Matt Ryan might be the only usable quarterbacks shelved with a Week 11 bye week, you still need to put in some research at the position.
-2 points by UPI | Indianapolis Colts National Football League Cleveland Browns Peyton Manning Washington Redskins Ben Roethlisberger National Football League teams Baltimore Ravens
How Michigan shamed Tom Brady into college exile
They shunned him, they booed him, they disrespected him — even after he emerged as an MVP quarterback with four Super Bowl rings. No wonder Tom Brady stayed away from Michigan, his alma mater. The Michigan athletic department was so worried about the bad blood brewing between Brady and the school that it saw Deflategate as...
932 points by New York Post | Tom Brady Michigan Wolverines football Jim Harbaugh Drew Henson Peyton Manning Michigan Wolverines football players Super Bowl Telephone call