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Mon, 05 Dec 2016 13:33:48 GMTPanthers quarterback Cam Newton answered questions after the loss to the Seattle Seahawks.In Week 13, a superstar was benched, a 2-point interception won a game, and the Raiders proved they are the team to beat in the A.F.C. Here’s what happened.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 04:58:35 GMTPittsburgh’s Antonio Brown making a 22-yard catch over the Giants’ Janoris Jenkins for a touchdown in the second quarter of the Steelers’ win.Ben Roethlisberger threw for two touchdowns and used short passes to pick apart the Giants, who had a dismal first half and struggled inside the red zone.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 03:20:47 GMTThe Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. warming up before the game against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday.The wide receiver said he did not blame the officials for the defeat, but he said he thought the crew should not work in more Giants games.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 00:25:26 GMTAlthough only two wins separate these sub-.500 teams, the Colts remain in contention in the A.F.C. South while the Jets are buried in the A.F.C. East.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 04:48:06 GMTMark Kirchhoff, the coach of Iraan High School’s football team, hugging Steven Garlock on Friday after a playoff victory. A few hours later, Steven’s mother was injured and his aunt killed in a bus crash.Hours after Iraan High School won a state football quarterfinal, a bus carrying cheerleaders and their sponsors was struck on a highway, leaving one dead.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 17:53:53 GMTLandon Collins after an interception late in a 22-16 victory over Chicago last month. Collins, a safety, has played like a Pro Bowler in his second season for the Giants, who are 8-3 after a 2-3 start.After a 2-3 start, Ben McAdoo, the team’s first-year coach, has increasingly turned to his younger players. The Giants have won six in a row since.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 01:43:34 GMTColts quarterback Andrew Luck was sacked by Tennessee Titans tackle Austin Johnson in Indianapolis last month.Indianapolis and Arizona have found themselves with losing records in large part because of uncertainty in their offensive lines, which have given up the second- and third-most sacks this season.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 20:49:02 GMTMatt Ryan’s Falcons offense is averaging 31 points a game and will meet the Chiefs defense on Sunday.Chiefs vs. Falcons may be the best of five Sunday matchups of teams separated by one win.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 21:25:19 GMTFriends and family of the former N.F.L. player Joe McKnight gathered at the site of his fatal shooting in Terrytown, La., on Thursday.Ronald Gasser, 54, had been held in the possible “road rage” episode in which the former N.F.L. player was killed.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 17:03:15 GMTRob Gronkowski (87) has a herniated disc in his lower back and is most likely out for the rest of the season.Gronkowski gets a lot of attention, but New England remained the favorite with oddsmakers to win the Super Bowl despite Gronkowski’s back injury that may sideline him for the season.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 04:50:15 GMTCowboys receiver Dez Bryant (88) fended off Vikings cornerback Xavier Rhodes to score a touchdown in the fourth quarter.Adam Thielen turned the ball over on a fourth-quarter punt return, opening the door for Dallas to take the lead for good.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:23:11 GMTJoe McKnight of the New York Jets in 2010.McKnight, 28, who was a standout at the University of Southern California, was shot multiple times, officials said.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 16:03:01 GMTFalcons quarterback Matt Ryan has had two down weeks in fantasy leagues, but should bounce back against the Chiefs, making wide receiver Julio Jones a good play as well.Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan and Bears running back Jordan Howard have favorable matchups this week.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 02:51:08 GMTMinnesota Vikings defensive end Danielle Hunter playing against the Detroit Lions on Nov. 24.The rookie quarterback Dak Prescott of the Cowboys faces a sack-happy, ball-hawking Vikings defense in a clash of N.F.C. teams.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 01:30:51 GMTWide receiver Tyreek Hill of the Kansas City Chiefs running for a touchdown against the Denver Broncos on Nov. 27.Hill was not a particularly popular draft pick after being involved in a domestic violence episode in college, but he has performed well on and off the field in Kansas City.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 20:05:23 GMTThe Vikings’ Terence Newman, the oldest cornerback in the N.F.L. by nearly five years, watched a Monday night game at his apartment in Minneapolis.Vikings cornerback Terence Newman is a step slower, so he tries to outsmart opponents to stay on top of his game.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 15:22:41 GMTMatt Prater was congratulated by his teammates after kicking a 40-yard game-winning field goal against the Vikings last week. Every Lions victory this season has been by 7 or fewer points.The Lions are 7-4 and lead the N.F.C. North, but haven’t won a playoff game since 1991.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 01:36:10 GMTEli Manning, right, with his brother Peyton Manning after a game in 2013.Manning, in his first visit to the Giants’ complex, sat in on a quarterback meeting and gave tips on how the team’s offense might attack the Steelers on Sunday.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 04:44:55 GMTAaron Rodgers of the Packers tried to scramble away from Eagles linebacker Jordan Hicks during the third quarter on Monday.Rodgers threw for more than 300 yards and had two scoring passes to Davante Adams in the win at Philadelphia.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 02:13:31 GMTThe “Monday Night Countdown” set on Nov. 14. Comparing ESPN’s and other networks’ N.F.L. investments, an ESPN executive said, “is apples and oranges to the nth degree.”ESPN pays $1.9 billion annually for its N.F.L. rights, nearly twice what NBC shells out, but “Monday Night Football” is not the powerhouse it once was.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 21:08:48 GMTThe Ottawa Redblacks’ Henry Burris, right, after defeating the Calgary Stampeders in the Grey Cup in overtime on Sunday. He was the oldest quarterback to win a Grey Cup.The quarterback, from Spiro, Okla., was named the Grey Cup’s M.V.P. for a second time as the Ottawa Redblacks beat heavily favored Calgary for the C.F.L. title.