New Orleans Saints
Dec 29, 2010 14:37 EST
Hardly a vintage finale, Rams-Seahawks gets the prime-time treatment.. For the final Sunday of the regular season, the NFL reserves the right to wait to flex a game to prime time. The league waited for this: St. Louis (7-8) at Seattle (6-9).
Dec 29, 2010 00:52 EST
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Michael Vick and Tom Brady were named starting quarterbacks for the NFL's Pro Bowl game on Tuesday based on voting by fans, coaches and players.
Dec 29, 2010 00:44 EST
Vick's comeback now spiced by Pro Bowl starting spot; Brady, 4 rookies selected. Michael Vick's sensational comeback season made a big impression throughout the NFL, not just in Philadelphia.
Dec 28, 2010 18:19 EST
Saints can't relax, on 'crash course' with playoff seed on the line in finale vs. Tampa Bay. The New Orleans Saints are not taking it easy after clinching the opportunity to defend their Super Bowl title.
Dec 28, 2010 02:22 EST
Brees shakes off 2 fourth-quarter picks to lead Saints to 17-14 win over the Atlanta Falcons. Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints showed the high-flying Atlanta Falcons they're not ready to give up their crown just yet.
Dec 28, 2010 01:27 EST
ATLANTA (Reuters) - Ice-cool Drew Brees led a game-winning drive in the fourth quarter as the New Orleans Saints clinched a playoff berth with a 17-14 triumph over the NFC South Division-leading Atlanta Falcons on Monday.
Dec 28, 2010 00:58 EST
New Orleans quarterback Drew Brees tossed a six-yard touchdown pass to Jimmy Graham late in the game as the defending Super Bowl champions clinched a playoff spot by edging Atlanta.
Dec 27, 2010 19:55 EST
Saints RB Chris Ivory, LB Danny Clark inactive for Monday night game against Falcons. New Orleans running back Chris Ivory and linebacker Danny Clark are inactive for Monday night's key game against the Atlanta Falcons.
Dec 27, 2010 19:26 EST
Confident Buccaneers need a lot of help, win against Saints to have a shot at the playoffs. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers aren't spending a lot of time going over the various scenarios under which they can make the playoffs.
Dec 27, 2010 03:17 EST
Even with margin for error, Falcons want to snuff out all hope for defending Super Bowl champs. The defending Super Bowl champs have been looking up at the Atlanta Falcons for more than two months.
Dec 26, 2010 19:58 EST
Freeman throws 5 TDs, Bucs stay alive in playoff chase with 38-15 rout of Seahawks. Josh Freeman kept Tampa Bay's playoff hopes alive with a near flawless performance.
Dec 26, 2010 18:59 EST
Patriots clinch AFC home-field edge; Ravens, Jets grab playoff spots. AFC teams seeking a Super Bowl berth must go through Foxborough, a place where Tom Brady doesn't lose.
Dec 26, 2010 14:23 EST
Even with margin for error, Falcons want to snuff out all hope for defending Super Bowl champs. The Atlanta Falcons have margin for error.
Dec 25, 2010 22:58 EST
Playoff berths up for grabs nearly everywhere in Week 16. There it is, within grasp, for a half-dozen teams: that coveted playoff berth.
Dec 25, 2010 18:15 EST
Falcons' Dunta Robinson happy even though he no longer has market cornered on interceptions. Dunta Robinson has played 22 games since his last interception.
Dec 25, 2010 13:33 EST
Sports in 2010: Sinners and Saints, with a soundtrack from SF to South Beach to South Africa. Come closer, just listen: What do you hear?
Dec 24, 2010 19:11 EST
The NFL on Friday handed down fines to 16 players for illegal hits in last week's games, including penalties of 15,000 dollars apiece to Atlanta's Kroy Biermann and Cincinnati's Dhani Jones.
Dec 24, 2010 17:15 EST
Holiday greetings: 16 players fined by NFL for hits. Sixteen players, eight in each conference, were fined Friday by the NFL for illegal hits, including Atlanta defensive end Kroy Biermann and Cincinnati linebacker Dhani Jones, each docked $15,000.
Dec 24, 2010 15:46 EST
Jets QB Mark Sanchez listed as probable, expected to start vs. Bears. Deep breath, Jets fans. It appears Mark Sanchez is going to play.
Dec 24, 2010 15:07 EST
Converted basketball player Graham off to a promising rookie season as Saints tight end. When Jimmy Graham was still a college basketball player at Miami, he got some sound career advice from people with backgrounds as divergent as university President Donna Shalala and former star quarterback Bernie Kosar.