Tuesday is media day for Super Bowl XLIX participants and you can blame the bags under the eyes of Patriot players on a lack of sleep.
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Russell Wilson fired a 35-yard touchdown strike to Jermaine Kearse in overtime to give the Seattle Seahawks a stunning 28-22 comeback win over the Green Bay Packers on Sunday to seal a return trip to the Super Bowl.
Seattle is a 7½-point favorite over Green Bay, and the total is 46½. New England is a 6½-point favorite over Indianapolis, and the total is 54.
All eyes will be focused on Aaron Rodgers and his injured calf when the Green Bay Packers take the field in Seattle today.
■ WHEN/WHERE: 12:05 p.m. today, CenturyLink Field, Seattle
■ WHEN/WHERE: 3:40 p.m. today, Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, Mass.
A Nevada National Guard soldier will have more than a passing interest in Sunday’s NFL playoff game when he turns on the TV to watch the Indianapolis Colts play the New England Patriots with his wife and sons in their Las Vegas home.
Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and head coach Bill Belichick can add to their prodigious NFL partnership, while Indianapolis Colts Andrew Luck aims to take a giant step forward in Sunday’s AFC title game.
Previews and predictions for every game. Know the key matchups before kickoff.
The Baltimore Ravens have settled their grievance with former running back Ray Rice after terminating his $35 million contract five months ago in the midst of his domestic abuse case, the team said on Friday.
When the New England Patriots and Indianapolis Colts meet in the AFC Championship Game on Sunday in Foxborough, Mass., there will be few surprises. The teams met in a divisional playoff game last January, a 43-22 New England home win, and again Nov. 16 in Indianapolis, a 42-20 Patriots victory.
The Seattle Seahawks may never have looked more like a defending Super Bowl champion this season than when they blew out Green Bay on opening night. To get a chance to truly defend that title, they’ll have to beat Green Bay again.
Quarterback Aaron Rodgers is listed as probable on the Green Bay Packers’ final injury report ahead of their meeting against the Seattle Seahawks in the NFC Championship Game on Sunday.
Wins that were stripped from the record of Penn State football coach Joe Paterno after the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal will be restored to settle a lawsuit filed by Pennsylvania state officials, the NCAA said on Friday.
The Chicago Bears named John Fox as their head coach, the National Football League team said on Friday, just days after the turnaround specialist stepped down from the same role with the Denver Broncos.
With his last name, which is ideal for headline writers, it makes sense that Andrew Luck is good. He’s on the fringe of becoming great, but it takes one more win to reach that next level of NFL quarterbacks.
In a friendly slap at Green Bay Packers fans, popularly known as “cheeseheads,” the manager of a city near Seattle has banned cheese in municipal headquarters before Sunday’s NFL playoff game between the Packers and Seattle Seahawks.
Eight football recruits will visit UNLV this weekend, including four who have committed to or signed with the Rebels. Three players are locals.
Cardale Jones is staying at Ohio State. The redshirt sophomore quarterback who led the Buckeyes to the first College Football Playoff championship in spectacular fashion announced Thursday in Cleveland at his high school that he will be back in Columbus for another season.
Bishop Gorman senior tight end Alize Jones announced Thursday on Twitter that he has orally committed to Notre Dame, a change of heart that comes less than three weeks before national signing day.
Kealiiholookoa Maruyama finished third in the boys’ 14-15 division in the national finals of the PP&K competition.
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell granted the Indianapolis Colts’ request Thursday to place Josh McNary on the league’s commissioner exempt list after the backup linebacker was charged with rape of a woman last month.
They have cast their disfigured net at the College Football Hall of Fame even wider, expanded their reasoning for induction even broader, devised cursory explanations for some who are now welcome to even greater lengths. Which makes the continuing exclusion of Randall Cunningham even more absurd.