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... Full Story
Sometimes regal lineage isn't so easy to prognosticate. With the 24th...Read More
|Kraft flexes his muscle|
John McMullen - NFL Editor
Perception is a big problem for the NFL.
Or to be more accurate, the fact that important people in the league don't understand the simple concept that perception is often greater than reality for the casual audience they crave is troubling... Full Story
|Road to Super Bowl 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
|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 offered the same simple response to 29 questions he was... Full Story
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
|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
|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
|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
|Report: Josh Gordon facing |
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 NFL.com, Gordon violated... Full Story
|Early bulletin-board material|
The modern-day NFL is a quarterback-driven league but if you take away the game's most important position, two players stand above everyone else as the most impactful in the league, Houston defensive lineman J.J. Watt and New England tight end Rob Gronkowski.
And it's no coincidence that Watt and Gronk... Full Story