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USA TODAY Sports' Week 12 NFL picks

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 11:12:48 -0500

Division leaders meet in L.A. with playoff seeding potentially on the line.



Homegrown Minnesotan Adam Thielen adds to Vikings' legacy of star receivers

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 18:14:11 -0500

Local Minnesotan having a breakout year in fourth NFL season.



Lions' Matthew Stafford calls 'Verlander' audible; ex-Tiger thankful

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 15:16:22 -0500

During today's Thanksgiving Day game, there were a couple of interesting calls made by the Detroit Lions' Matthew Stafford.


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NFL MVP tracker: Eagles QB Carson Wentz's hold on first place slipping as Tom Brady gains

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 13:36:24 -0500

Eagles QB remains atop poll for fifth consecutive week, but a certain Patriots star is poised to overtake him.


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Browns WR Josh Gordon finally back to regular-season practice

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 18:09:46 -0500

After several violations of the NFL's substance abuse policy, Gordon was running routes during a regular-season practice - his first in 448 days.


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O.J. Simpson ran for 273 yards vs. the Lions on Thanksgiving — and lost

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 01:32:28 -0500

Hall of Fame running back O.J. Simpson set the NFL rushing record with 273 yards on Thanksgiving day 1976. His Bills still lost to the Lions, 27-14.


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NFL fan power rankings: See how you match up to experts

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 12:25:17 -0400

USA TODAY Sports asked you to rank the NFL teams. See how all your picks compare to our experts.


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NFL power rankings: Vikings move into top five

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 14:11:10 -0500

Minnesota's big win over Rams launches Case Keenum and Co. up the board.


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Midseason NFL record projections for all 32 teams plus playoff forecast

Thu, 9 Nov 2017 16:25:36 -0500

Who's going to the playoffs? Who's winning Super Bowl LII? We project every team's fate at the midpoint.


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USA TODAY Sports' midseason NFL predictions for Super Bowl LII, MVP and more

Wed, 8 Nov 2017 17:00:50 -0500

USA TODAY Sports' NFL staff has revised its picks halfway through the season, and we have a wide diversity of opinion.


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40 things to watch for in second half of 2017 NFL season

Tue, 7 Nov 2017 17:37:45 -0500

We're past the midway point of the NFL regular season, but there's plenty still to be determined in 2017.


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NFL trade deadline winners and losers: What's Jimmy Garoppolo's fate?

Tue, 31 Oct 2017 17:45:41 -0400

With a surprising flurry of deals before this year's cutoff, here's who has the best and worst outlook after the moves.


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Russell Wilson is Seahawks' leading rusher ... and that's the problem

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 12:22:12 -0500

Quarterback is making plays with his legs, but Seahawks could really use a legitimate ground game.



Patriots' Bill Belichick in no 'big rush' to return to Mexico City

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 09:21:35 -0500

Patriots coach says logistical issues for game in Mexico City took a lot of energy out of the organization.


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Detroit's Wilson, Swanson leave with injuries in 3rd quarter

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 15:24:53 -0500

Detroit safety Tavon Wilson and center Travis Swanson have left the Lions' game against Minnesota with injuries



Tyron Smith, kicker Bailey return for Cowboys vs Chargers

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 15:18:31 -0500

Four-time Pro Bowl left tackle Tyron Smith is active along with kicker Dan Bailey for the Dallas Cowboys in their Thanksgiving game against the Los Angeles Chargers



Titans determined to get run game going again

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 15:05:17 -0500

The Tennessee Titans are committed to running the ball as the center of coach Mike Mularkey's "exotic smash mouth" approach. Coming off the worst rushing performance in 2 seasons makes them only more determined to run better.


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Ealy focused on winning with Jets, not revenge vs. Panthers

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 13:50:54 -0500

Kony Ealy says he's focused on winning with Jets, not seeking revenge vs. Panthers


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Denver Broncos have hit a rough patch

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 13:34:02 -0500

The Denver Broncos have fallen fast and hard since winning Super Bowl 50 less than two years ago


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Bears place Leonard Floyd on injured reserve

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 12:58:18 -0500

Linebacker Leonard Floyd placed on injured reserve by Chicago Bears due to knee injury.



Despite injury, Chris Maragos remains a leader on Eagles

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 12:57:01 -0500

Minutes after doctors told Chris Maragos he needed season-ending knee surgery, the Philadelphia Eagles' special-teams captain got a phone call that his wife was going into labor


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Lions DE Ansah active, Vikings OT Remmers inactive

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 11:33:02 -0500

Detroit Lions defensive end Ezekiel Ansah is active after missing two games with a back injury


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The story of John Madden's legendary turducken

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 09:29:29 -0500

We look back at the moment 20 years ago that Madden first got his hands on a turducken.


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Panthers-Jets Capsule

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 00:18:08 -0500

Panthers-Jets Capsule



Titans QB eager to play again, prove 4 interceptions fluke

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 23:48:32 -0500

Marcus Mariota finally has done something in the NFL that the Tennessee quarterback never managed before in his career being intercepted four times in a single game. Mariota says he's anxious to play again and prove that was a fluke.


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WR Woods' injury absence will force Rams to work together

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 22:39:15 -0500

The Los Angeles Rams are confident they can get along without injured receiver Robert Woods for the next few weeks



California representative calls President Trump's tweets at LaVar Ball racially charged

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 22:58:22 -0500

John Garamendi told CNN on Wednesday he believes President Trump's tweets at LaVar Ball are latest in trend of belittling minorities.


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Saints hobbled defense aims to stem slippage vs. Rams

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 20:43:27 -0500

Right when it looked like Saints defensive coordinator Dennis Allen had built one of the more stifling units in the NFL, injuries have begun taking a toll


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The Rock talks more trash after Golden Tate pays off bet

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 20:40:14 -0500

Golden Tate had to wear a Miami jersey, or as The Rock calls it "colors of a champion."


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Jets' Forte still sidelined, uncertain vs. Panthers

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 20:14:08 -0500

New York Jets running back Matt Forte remains sidelined with an ailing knee and his status for Sunday's game against the Carolina Panthers is uncertain









NFL player arrests database

Wed, 14 Dec 2016 14:36:35 -0500

USA TODAY Sports' complete database of all the arrests since 2000.


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Smallwood, Douglas deal with greatly reduced roles for Eagles

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 14:19:30 -0500

The trade for Jay Ajayi and Ronald Darby's return from injury has turned Wendell Smallwood and Rasul Douglas into spectators.


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Bring on the Vikings: Division is on the line for Lions on Thanksgiving

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 19:46:51 -0500

The Lions would fall an almost insurmountable 3 games back of the Vikings with 5 to play if they lose Thursday


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Arizona Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald dodges questions about his plans for 2018

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 21:12:07 -0500

As expected, Larry Fitzgerald provided no clarity on what his contract extension might mean for his future after Sunday’s 31-21 loss to the Texans.


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