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The NFL Logo is seen on the field before the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Mat Otero)

So much for the unbeatens

So much for the NFL’s unbeatens. The Denver Broncos and New England Patriots took care of that with impressive home victories over the Arizona Cardinals and Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday. Peyton Manning had four TD […]

10/06/2014

Broncos QB Peyton Manning

Peyton Manning throws 500th career TD pass

Peyton Manning has thrown his 500th career touchdown pass, joining Brett Favre as the only members of the exclusive club. Manning threw a 7-yard dart to tight end Julius Thomas to give Denver a 7-3 […]

10/05/2014

In this Sept. 14, 2014 photo, a fan uses an app on a smartphone to order food and drinks at Levi's Stadium during an NFL football game between the San Francisco 49ers and the Chicago Bears in Santa Clara, Calif. If 49ers CEO Jed York realizes his vision, Levi’s Stadium will channel Silicon Valley’s ingenuity to become known as a technology temple programmed to pamper and connect fans who are more accustomed to being corralled in congested venues with little or no Internet access. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

Can a football stadium be as ‘smart’ as a phone?

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — It’s a tough challenge for the National Football League to entice fans off their comfy couches and into stadiums when ticket prices are almost as high as the sport’s TV […]

10/02/2014

Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr (4) passes against the Seattle Seahawks during the first quarter of an NFL preseason football game in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Ian Rapoport: Raiders have key piece to puzzle

NFL insider Ian Rapoport joined The Drive with George Wrighster and Brett Winterble Tuesday afternoon and touched on a few hot button topics in the NFL. Rapoport said that the Raiders have their quarterback in […]

09/30/2014

Former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice jerseys that fans traded in sit in cardboard boxes, Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore. The Ravens offered fans a chance to exchange their Rice jerseys for those of another player after he was cut by the team and suspended indefinitely by the NFL for domestic violence. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Ravens fans trade in their Rice jerseys at stadium

BALTIMORE (AP) — Thousands of fans have traded in their Ray Rice jerseys for those of other Baltimore Ravens at the team’s stadium store. The team set up the two-day program after releasing Rice last […]

09/19/2014

FILE- In this Oct. 16, 2011, file photo, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson watches from the sidelines during the first half of an NFL football game in Chicago.  (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)

Petition filed seeking to block Peterson from son

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Authorities in Minnesota filed a petition Friday seeking a protective order for the 4-year-old son of Vikings running back Adrian Peterson. In the petition, Hennepin County Human Services asked a judge to […]

09/19/2014

FILE - In this Oct. 20, 2014, file photo, footballs with pink ribbon NFL logos for breast cancer awareness, are displayed on the field before an NFL football game between the Carolina Panthers and the St. Louis Rams in Charlotte, N.C. Some would say the league is at a moral crossroads as focus on abuse allegations against players and the their response to them intensifies. Some women have been among the most vocal NFL detractors. Yet female NFL fans, who are stinking mad about the abuse and the way the league has handled it, continue to watch. The NFL has started female fan groups and has made a big push for breast cancer awareness in October, rolling out pink shoes, sweatbands and jerseys. (AP Photo/Bob Leverone, File)

Procter & Gamble cancels on-field NFL promotion

NEW YORK (AP) — Procter & Gamble is canceling an on-field breast cancer awareness promotion it had been planning with the National Football League, the latest sponsor to respond to the NFL’s growing problems. The […]

09/19/2014

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Cowboys linebacker McClain doubtful for Sunday

IRVING, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys will likely be without middle linebacker and leading tackler Rolando McClain for Sunday’s game at St. Louis. McClain is listed doubtful after missing practice all week because of […]

09/19/2014

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell pauses as he speaks during a news conference Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in New York. Goodell says the NFL wants to implement new personal conduct policies by the Super Bowl. The league has faced increasing criticism that it has not acted quickly or emphatically enough concerning the domestic abuse cases. The commissioner reiterated that he botched the handling of the Ray Rice case.  (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

Goodell: ‘Same mistakes can never be repeated’

NEW YORK (AP) — Commissioner Roger Goodell says the NFL wants to implement new personal conduct policies by the Super Bowl. At a news conference Friday, Goodell made his first public statements in more than […]

09/19/2014

Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr (4) is sacked by New York Jets' Jason Babin (58) during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014, in East Rutherford, N.J. The Jets won the game 19-14. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

Heading cross country hard for West Coast teams

The Oakland Raiders have to deal with more than just Tom Brady and Darrelle Revis at New England on Sunday. They’ll also be fighting mental fogginess and the physical effects of jetlag. Their internal clocks […]

09/19/2014

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