NFC West Division
Dec 20, 2009 20:48 EST
Eagles clinch playoff berth with 27-13 win over 49ers in snowy Philadelphia. Playoff berths are so routine for the Philadelphia Eagles they don't celebrate anymore.
Dec 20, 2009 20:30 EST
DETROIT (Reuters) - The Arizona Cardinals clinched the NFC West title and a playoff berth when they beat the Detroit Lions and the San Francisco 49ers lost to the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday.
Dec 20, 2009 19:42 EST
Cardinals beat Lions 31-24 on late TD, then San Francisco's loss makes them NFC West champions. The Arizona Cardinals blew a 17-point lead to the lowly Detroit Lions and needed to make a pressure-packed play in the closing minutes to avoid an embarrassing defeat.
Dec 20, 2009 19:40 EST
Freeman shakes off early struggles, Bucs get first road win in 13 months, 24-7 over Seahawks. Hard to tell what was more stunning: this uprising from the young, beaten-down Buccaneers ? or just how far the sorry Seahawks have fallen.
Dec 20, 2009 18:21 EST
Eagles QB Vick leaves game against San Francisco with bruised thigh. Eagles quarterback Michael Vick was forced out of Sunday's game against San Francisco with a bruised thigh.
Dec 20, 2009 18:00 EST
Dec 20, 2009 17:18 EST
Jerome Harrison rushed for 286 yards to lead Cleveland to a 41-34 victory over Kansas City and break Jim Brown's single-game running record.
Dec 20, 2009 17:13 EST
Harrison rushes for 286 yards, Cribbs returns 2 kicks for TDs in Browns' 41-34 win over Chiefs. Jerome Harrison ran from nowhere into the record books. Joshua Cribbs topped even himself.
Dec 20, 2009 17:02 EST
Big games from Johnson, Schaub, help Texans hold off Rams 16-13. Big games from Andre Johnson and Matt Schaub helped the Houston Texans win by a narrow margin.
Dec 20, 2009 17:01 EST
Cardinals beat Lions 31-24 on late TD, moving a step closer to repeating as NFC West champions. Kurt Warner threw a 5-yard touchdown pass to Anquan Boldin with 1:54 left, lifting the Arizona Cardinals to a 31-24 win over the Detroit Lions on Sunday.
Dec 20, 2009 16:55 EST
The NFL is partnering with Boston University brain researchers who have been critical of the league's stance on concussions, The Associated Press learned Sunday.
Dec 20, 2009 16:54 EST
APNewsBreak: NFL partners with critics at BU for study, encourages players to donate brains. The NFL is partnering with Boston University brain researchers who have been critical of the league's stance on concussions, The Associated Press learned Sunday.
Dec 20, 2009 16:43 EST
Bironas' 46-yard field goal in overtime helps Titans to 27-24 win over Dolphins. The Tennessee Titans might fall short of making NFL history by rebounding from an 0-6 start to make the playoffs. It won't be for lack of trying.
Dec 20, 2009 15:41 EST
Eagles WR Maclin, RB Westbrook inactive vs. San Francisco. Eagles wide receiver Jeremy Maclin and running back Brian Westbrook are both inactive for Sunday's game against San Francisco.
Dec 20, 2009 12:00 EST
Cardinals K Neil Rackers inactive against Lions and replaced by Mike Nugent. Arizona Cardinals kicker Neil Rackers was inactive Sunday against the Detroit Lions because of a groin injury.
Dec 20, 2009 08:01 EST
How the mighty have fallen: Crumpled Steel Curtain unlikely to trip up Packers in Pittsburgh. What in the wide world of sports is wrong with the Pittsburgh Steelers? The defending Super Bowl champions seem unable to figure it out, and with Green Bay coming to Heinz Field on Sunday the answers might not come against a true playoff contender.
Dec 19, 2009 23:58 EST
Former coach Mike Holmgren declines offer to go back to Seahawks as an excutive. The Seattle Seahawks have said that Mike Holmgren will not rejoin the team.
Dec 19, 2009 19:03 EST
National Football League clubs scrambled to reach their destinations Saturday because of a snowstorm which created havoc in airports and pushed back start times of a couple of Sunday games.
Dec 19, 2009 18:17 EST
The start time of the Philadelphia Eagles-San Francisco 49ers game on Sunday has been moved back more than three hours because of a snowstorm.
Dec 18, 2009 18:25 EST
New Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly announces he will retain running backs coach Tony Alford. New Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly has named his first assistant, announcing Friday that he will keep Irish running backs coach Tony Alford on his staff.