Oct 24, 2011 17:57 EDT
Washington Redskins running back Tim Hightower will miss the rest of the NFL season with a torn left knee ligament, and receiver Santana Moss will miss up to seven weeks with a broken left hand.
Oct 24, 2011 17:04 EDT
(Reuters) - Washington Redskins running back Tim Hightower will miss the rest of the National Football League season after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee, the team said on Monday.
Oct 23, 2011 22:11 EDT
Aaron Rodgers threw three touchdown passes to spark the unbeaten Green Bay Packers over Minnesota 33-27, boosting the reigning Super Bowl champions to 7-0 on the season.
Oct 23, 2011 21:45 EDT
(Reuters) - Tim Tebow had a triumphant homecoming by rallying the Denver Broncos to a dramatic 18-15 overtime win against the Miami Dolphins Sunday as the National Football League's (NFL) quarterback carousel continued to spin.
Oct 20, 2011 16:40 EDT
Early season contenders Washington and Oakland made quarterback switches this week in hopes of boosting their chances to reach the National Football League playoffs.
Oct 17, 2011 01:50 EDT
Alex Smith connected with Delanie Walker for a fourth-down scoring pass with less than two minutes left to lift San Francisco to a 25-19 win over previously unbeaten Detroit in the NFL on Sunday.
Oct 16, 2011 22:06 EDT
(Reuters) - The Detroit Lions suffered their first defeat of the National Football League season on Sunday, their 25-19 loss to the San Francisco 49ers leaving the Green Bay Packers as the only unbeaten team after six weeks of play.
Oct 14, 2011 16:44 EDT
(Reuters) - The Philadelphia Eagles are eager to get their 2011 National Football League (NFL) season turned around after a brutal start left them in a must-win situation heading into their divisional matchup against the Washington Redskins.
Oct 10, 2011 19:11 EDT
(Reuters) - The giddy pre-season talk of a 'dream team' seems long ago for the Philadelphia Eagles. After four consecutive defeats, head coach Andy Reid is facing criticism from all quarters with pundits lambasting his team and fans calling for his head.
Oct 07, 2011 19:14 EDT
CHICAGO (Reuters) - National Football League teams have donated at least $1.4 million to politicians, parties, and committees since 2009, with about two-thirds of the cash going to Republicans, a study released on Friday showed.
Oct 02, 2011 20:53 EDT
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Detroit Lions erased a 24-point deficit to stun the Dallas Cowboys 34-30 Sunday and join the Green Bay Packers as the only undefeated teams in the National Football League (NFL).
Sep 29, 2011 15:55 EDT
(Reuters) - The New York Jets and Baltimore Ravens clash in Week Four of the National Football League (NFL) season and while the teams have much in common there is a sense of rivalry fired by Jets head coach, and former Raven, Rex Ryan.
Sep 27, 2011 20:00 EDT
The National Football League (NFL) has banned discrimination based on sexual orientation. The National Football League (NFL) has banned discrimination based on sexual orientation. The addition was included in the league's 2011 collective bargaining agreement, which was approved by the league's owners and the NFL Players Association (NFLPA) on July 25, WideRights.com first reported. ?We certainly believe, speaking for the Players Association, that we have a tremendous social and cultural impact. We definitely understand the effect that we have on society and culture, and we feel we have a responsibility to have very high standards. With something like discrimination of any kind, we just wanted to make sure we are a symbol for good,? George Atallah, a spokesman for the NFLPA, was quoted as saying by the Huffington Post. While no professional athlete in the United States has come out gay during his or her career, earlier this year former Phoenix Suns CEO Rick Welts announced he's gay. And
Sep 27, 2011 17:22 EDT
ORCHARD PARK, New York (Reuters) - The hour-long backup at the border connecting Canada to the United States early on a sunny Sunday morning offered a hint that something was happening in Buffalo.
Sep 27, 2011 02:53 EDT
Tony Romo shrugged off a broken rib to move Dallas into position for six field goals by rookie kicker Dan Bailey as the Cowboys edged arch-rival Washington 18-16 in an NFL thriller.
Sep 27, 2011 02:37 EDT
(Reuters) - A banged-up Dallas offense mustered a late game-winning drive to help the Cowboys grind out an 18-16 win over NFC East rivals Washington on Monday.
Sep 26, 2011 20:03 EDT
(Reuters) - Industrial America needs something to cheer about in the current economy and, with their surprising starts, the Buffalo Bills and Detroit Lions are bringing some welcome pride to the rust belt cities.
Sep 25, 2011 02:57 EDT
The last time Green Bay and Chicago met at Soldier Field, the Packers booked a berth in Super Bowl 45 and the Bears impressive playoff run was over.
Sep 22, 2011 14:12 EDT
(Reuters) - Two of the National Football League's most storied clubs add another chapter to their bitter rivalry on Sunday when the Green Bay Packers and Chicago Bears clash for the first time since last season's NFC Championship game.
Sep 20, 2011 14:56 EDT
Tony Romo rallied the Dallas Cowboys to victory despite two broken ribs and a small lung puncture, a CT scan showed, and he might take the field on Monday when the Cowboys host arch-rival Washington.