Elway bolsters his offense for a change, including QB

Football 04/27/19, 19:44

After entering the offseason scrambling again at quarterback, John Elway emerged from draft weekend set for the present and maybe the future at a position that's been his Frankenstein ever since Peyton Manning retired three years ago. Drew Lock will be Joe Flacco's understudy — providing he can beat out Boise ...

Peyton Manning goes deep with pass at NFL’s storied history

Sports 04/15/19, 13:50

Just as he had the true touch when he threw passes, set records and won two Super Bowls, Peyton Manning has the right approach when looking at some of the NFL's greatest moments.ESPN, NFL Films and the league itself clearly felt that way.Manning, a lock for the Pro Football Hall ...

Top 10 NFL free agents of all time.

Football 03/12/19, 16:43

A look at the most impactful football free agents of all time:1. DE Reggie White, 1993 Green Bay Packers.White stunned the NFL by choosing Green Bay after a whirlwind tour in the first offseason of unfettered free agency. His arrival at age 32 signaled a new era for the Packers, ...

Colts’ Luck hopes healthy offseason leads to better results

Football 02/06/19, 14:59

Andrew Luck spent three offseasons fighting his way back from injuries. Now he can reap the reward.After returning to the field, making it back to the playoffs, regaining his Pro Bowl form and collecting The Associated Press NFL Comeback Player of the Year Award, a healthy Luck now intends to ...

Will experience _ and lack of it _ be Super Bowl difference?

Sports 01/31/19, 13:39

The idea that experience pays off in the most-pressurized situations sports offer is nothing new. Does it apply to the Super Bowl in general, and this one specifically?Recent history will tell us not really. The Super Bowl thing was something novel for virtually all of the Eagles last year, and ...

Rivers, Chargers look to end dominance by Brady, Patriots

Football 01/12/19, 16:54

Tom Brady typically shrugs off any mention of records or milestones he sets.But even he had to chuckle at the one he and Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers will mark when they meet in Sunday's divisional playoffs.Brady, who will be 41 years and 163 days old, and Rivers, at 37 years ...

source: Jets hire former Dolphins coach Adam Gase

Sports 01/09/19, 20:08

A person familiar with the decision says the New York Jets have hired former Miami Dolphins coach Adam Gase as their head coach.Gase was 23-26 in three seasons with Miami, including a playoff game in 2016, before being fired after this season. The 40-year-old coach worked as an assistant with ...

Jets interview former Dolphins coach Adam Gase

Football 01/04/19, 15:30

The Jets have interviewed former Miami Dolphins coach Adam Gase for their head coaching vacancy.Gase is the second known meeting New York has had as it looks for a replacement for Todd Bowles , who was fired last Sunday night after he went 24-40 in four seasons.The Jets spoke with ...

Chiefs atop AFC playoff puzzle for 1st time since 1997

Football 01/04/19, 03:34

For the first time in a decade, the top seed in the AFC playoffs goes to a team not led by Tom Brady or Peyton Manning.The Kansas City Chiefs earned the No. 1 seed for the first time since 1997 after switching from Alex Smith to Patrick Mahomes , the ...

Saints earn NFC’s top seed for first time since 2009

Football 01/04/19, 03:31

Half of the NFC playoff field is back from last year, including the defending Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles , who wobbled and hobbled into the postseason party as the sixth and final seed after a season-long slog.The Saints earned the No. 1 seed for the first time since 2009, ...

Chiefs romp past Raiders 35-3 to clinch AFC West, No. 1 seed

Football 12/30/18, 19:13

The Chiefs finally clinched their third consecutive AFC West title and the No. 1 seed in the playoffs, and Patrick Mahomes and the rest of Kansas City's offense continued to shatter records in a 35-3 whitewash of the rebuilding Oakland Raiders on Sunday.Mahomes threw for 281 yards, highlighted by a ...

Chargers, Broncos reverse roles in season finale

Football 12/27/18, 19:59

Philip Rivers feels Von Miller's pain.Three years ago, it was Rivers leading the Chargers into the finale of a failed season, playing for pride and facing a talent-laden Broncos team that was jockeying for playoff position.The Chargers put a scare into the Broncos that day before Peyton Manning returned after ...

Browns’ Mayfield racking up awards, leading Browns revival

Football 12/26/18, 12:36

Baker Mayfield's reaping rewards for his stellar rookie season.Cleveland's cocky and charismatic quarterback was voted winner of the Joe Thomas Award — player of the year — on Wednesday by the local chapter of the Pro Football Writers of America. In addition, Mayfield, whose play has sparked the biggest one-season ...

Chiefs’ Mahomes picked by writers as top QB in 2018

Sports 12/21/18, 12:13

Patrick Mahomes has dazzled NFL audiences with no-look passes, left-handed throws and stellar performances in just his first full season as a starter.The dynamic Mahomes has the Kansas City Chiefs (11-3) leading the AFC and he's already earning top honors.Mahomes barely squeaked past Drew Brees as the NFL's top quarterback ...

Belichick wins 250th with Pats in 24-10 victory over Vikes

Sports 12/02/18, 20:06

Tom Brady passed for 311 yards and a touchdown, Bill Belichick earned his 250th victory, including playoffs, as Patriots coach and New England beat the Minnesota Vikings 24-10 on Sunday.Brady completed 24 of 32 passes and now has 579 touchdown passes, including the playoffs, tying him with Peyton Manning for ...

Keenum says he’s embracing the pressure of playing in Denver

Football 11/14/18, 18:38

Case Keenum is off to a rocky start in the shadows of John Elway, Peyton Manning and the Rocky Mountains, which he and his wife, Kimberly, visited during the Broncos' much-needed bye week."It's pretty. I've been looking at them for the last six months," Keenum said. "So, it was fun ...

Mahomes, Rosen to face off when Chiefs welcome Cardinals

Sports 11/08/18, 17:47

The Patrick Mahomes Reunion Tour rolls on Sunday when the young, record-setting quarterback leads the high-flying Kansas City Chiefs against the Arizona Cardinals at Arrowhead Stadium.Last week, Mahomes shredded the Cleveland Browns while outplaying their rookie quarterback, Baker Mayfield. The two met when Mahomes was being recruited to Texas Tech ...

Brees makes exclusive 500 club, beats Ravens for first time

Football 10/21/18, 21:37

So, Drew Brees finally beat the Baltimore Ravens. Years from now, the remarkable New Orleans quarterback will hopefully recall the comeback he engineered and 500th career touchdown pass — and not the unusual fashion in which the Saints won the game.By virtue of the first missed conversion in Justin Tucker's ...

Saints’ Brees becomes NFL all-time yards passing leader

Football 10/08/18, 21:51

Drew Brees has become the NFL's all-time leader in yards passing — and he did it in style.The 39-year-old Brees eclipsed Peyton Manning's previous record of 71,940 yards with a 62-yard touchdown pass to rookie Tre'Quan Smith during Monday night's game against the Washington Redskins.New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees ...

Saints QB Brees says he’s focused on Redskins, not record

Football 10/04/18, 21:29

Saints quarterback Drew Brees is on the cusp of making NFL history.So what else is new?"Just another day in the life of being a teammate of Drew Brees," said Saints running back Mark Ingram."He breaks records every year — always something he's breaking, always something he's accomplishing, always some milestone ...

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