(Photo: The Associated Press) CONNECTTWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE Relax A.J. McCarron. No worries Fitzgerald Toussaint. It’s only the biggest game of your life. The backup Cincinnati quarterback — OK, McCarron’s two national title wins at Alabama were probably pretty important, too — makes the first playoff start of his NFL career on... Read more
Myung J. Chun/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images The guy who Jonah Hill played in “Moneyball” is now calling the shots in Cleveland. Read more
(Photo: The Associated Press) 6 CONNECTTWEETLINKEDIN 1 COMMENTEMAILMORE DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Lions agreed to a deal in principle with Bob Quinn to be their general manager, hoping to replicate some of the New England Patriots’ success. Lions President Rod Wood confirmed the agreement Friday night. “We are... Read more
CONNECTTWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE MIAMI (AP) — Adam Gase emerged as the front-runner Friday in the Miami Dolphins’ coaching search. The Chicago offensive coordinator was the first candidate in a crowded field to be invited for a second interview with the Dolphins, a personal familiar with the situation said. The person confirmed... Read more
(Photo: The Associated Press) CONNECTTWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE SUPER BOWL 22 Jan. 31, 1988 At San Diego_73,302 ?Washington ?.0.35..0..7_42 ?Denver ?10..0..0..0_10 The Washington Redskins, with the greatest quarter in NFL playoff history, scored 35 points in the second period to overcome a 10-0 deficit and win their second Super Bowl championship. Read more
(Photo: The Associated Press) 4 CONNECTTWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Along with the usual assortment of cargo that goes on every NFL road trip, the Seattle Seahawks are collecting every parka, hand-warmer and beanie to be found. Good reason. Sunday’s NFC wild-card matchup at Minnesota could end up being... Read more
Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports The Chargers offense finished No. 9 in total offense, but No. 26 in scoring in the 2015 season. Read more
(Photo: The Associated Press) CONNECTTWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE ATLANTA (AP) — Thomas Dimitroff is safe for another year as the Atlanta Falcons general manager after owner Arthur Blank said Friday he likes the new management team of coach Dan Quinn and the GM. Blank said there will be changes in the Falcons’... Read more
USA TODAY Sports' Tom Pelissero makes his bold predictions for Week 11. Broncos QB Brock Osweiler.(Photo: Ron Chenoy, USA TODAY Sports) 9 CONNECTTWEET 4 LINKEDIN 1 COMMENTEMAILMORE Either by chance or choice, NFL teams have gone to the bullpen frequently in 2015. Sixteen quarterbacks who did not begin the... Read more
Kevin Hoffman-USA TODAY Sports Dareus suffered a broken foot in Week 17, but kept on playing and delivered a hit on Ryan Fitzpatrick in one of the biggest plays of the game. Read more