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The content on the Fifth Down blog is moving to the pro football page on nytimes.com.
The Jets receiver became a critic of the game and its role in American society. But the decision to walk away was also personal.
John Idzik, the general manager of the Jets, will not retain Scott Cohen, the assistant general manager. Ari Nissim, another high-ranking executive, also will depart.
Judy Battista, the N.F.L. reporter for The Times, answers questions from readers.
Judy Battista, the N.F.L. reporter for The Times, will answer questions from readers.
The Seahawks' quarterback controversy last year may hold lessons for the Jets.
Josh Jarboe's tumultuous football career has landed him a tryout at Redskins mini-camp this week.
The Montreal Alouettes have the negotiating rights to Tim Tebow, but the team has an established quarterback in Anthony Calvillo.
Pittsburgh’s selection of the Georgia linebacker was an illustration of the trust the Steelers have in developing players.
The Giants traded up to select Syracuse quarterback Ryan Nassib, who lacks top-level arm strength but who could one day replace Eli Manning.
The Giants seemed very pleased with their first-round draft selection, but first he had to survive a smothering of hugs by friends and family upon his selection.
The Jets get an A for snagging West Virginia quarterback Geno Smith at No. 39 over all, the Chargers a D for taking Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o just ahead of him.
A look at the number of N.F.L. draft picks at each position in the first round since 1967, when the A.F.L. and N.F.L. first combined their drafts.
Whether or not Tim Tebow remains on the team in 2013, the Jets will have some quarterback drama. Will Geno Smith start ahead of Mark Sanchez?
The Times will provide live updates during the first round of the N.F.L. draft on Thursday night.
The Baltimore defense remained one of the fiercest in football because of its superstars, notably Haloti Ngata.
Ben Roethlisberger was the key to the Steelers' success. He and Michael Vick are the league's only quarterbacks who can consistently succeed when plays collapse.
Wes Welker's verbal jabs at Rex Ryan in January came as a surprise to many. But Welker and Ryan had been engaging in good-natured trash-talking for years.
Brian Burke of Advanced NFL Stats suggests that the players who score the touchdowns should kick the extra points.
An independent research company called Twitalizer ranked Bengals wide receiver Chad Ochocinco as the second-most influential personality on Twitter.