NFL head coaches tend to be more revered than their counterparts in Major League Baseball, the NBA and the NHL. Tom Coughlin is still viewed as elite, and deservedly so.
President Barack Obama says football players know the health risks they’re “buying into.” But if Obama had a son, no way would he be allowed to pull on the pads.
The defending NFL champion Baltimore Ravens will be sitting at home for the playoffs.
The Ravens hope to exploit Geno Smith’s inexperience, but won’t overlook his strengths at quarterback.
Ed Reed wouldn’t mind doing his part in improving New York’s turnover total this Sunday. After all, Reed is going back to Baltimore. Again.
The NFL’s marketing machine put up gigantic banners of Flacco alongside Peyton Manning on the Broncos’ stadium to promote the league’s first game of the 2013 season. Fans are furious, Manning is miffed and Flacco is flummoxed.
NFL owners approved two rule changes on Tuesday to enhance player safety. They might not vote on a proposal to ban offensive players from using the crown of their helmets against defenders.
One thing was clear: The Harbaugh family threw a Super party. “It was a heck of a football game,” Jim Harbaugh said, adding that he told his brother he was proud of him.
Joe Flacco proved his doubters wrong by leading the Baltimore Ravens to Super Bowl glory.
26 children from Newtown, Connecticut joined Jennifer Hudson to sing “American The Beautiful.”
With each focused on trying to take home the Lombardi Trophy, Jim Harbaugh’s 49ers look for a record-tying sixth Super Bowl title when they face John’s Ravens, who hope to send one of the game’s greatest players off to retirement in style.
There’s plenty going on in New Orleans around Super Bowl XLVII.
The coaching matchup in this game appears even. But the quarterback advantage goes to the 49ers, and the defense advantage also goes to the Niners. San Francisco will join the Steelers as the only six-time winners of the Super Bowl.
Of all the topics that Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis wanted to talk about at Super Bowl media day, deer-antler spray probably was not on the list.
After the 49ers arrived on Sunday, it was the Ravens’ turn to touch down in New Orleans on Monday. They held their first media session at their hotel, the Hilton New Orleans Riverside.