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Blog Post Archive

Bed check: Patriots at Super Bowl, Day 2

PHOENIX -- A recap of some of the notable stories surrounding the New England Patriots at Super Bowl XLIX on Tuesday: Browner stands by his comments. Cornerback Brandon Browner wasn't backing down from his remarks about telling teammates...Show More Summary

Seahawks' O'Brien Schofield happy with life after Cardinals

PHOENIX -- For a long time, Seattle Seahawks linebacker O'Brien Schofield thought about the moment he was cut by the Arizona Cardinals. It happened on the first day of training camp in 2013, minutes before the conditioning test at University of Phoenix Stadium. Show More Summary

Josh McDaniels says he learned from 'a lot of mistakes' with Broncos

PHOENIX -- It's been just more than four years since Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen decided he couldn't wait any longer, that he couldn't look at any more losses or empty seats in the team's home stadium, and fired Josh McDaniels in...Show More Summary

Inside Slant: How Seahawks groom their coaches

PHOENIX, Ariz. -- So I was stumbling through the final few minutes of Super Bowl XLIX media day when I ran into Heath Farwell, a 33-year-old linebacker who by all rights should have been watching from home. It's not often, after all,...Show More Summary

The best of Bill Belichick at Super Bowl media day

PHOENIX -- With an enormous backdrop of controversy, New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick's Super Bowl media day session was a wide-ranging affair. And Belichick, in a hoodie and flip-flops, cracked a smile or two along the way. None...Show More Summary

Darrelle Revis soaks in 'surreal' scene

PHOENIX -- New England Patriots cornerback Darrelle Revis was at podium No. 1 for Tuesday's media day, and he naturally was the No. 1 draw for many of the New York-based reporters in attendance at the Super Bowl. His lack of empathyShow More Summary

Incoming Falcons coach Dan Quinn talks it up at Super Bowl

Dan Quinn, the defensive coordinator for the Seattle Seahawks, has plenty of preparation ahead for Sunday's matchup with the New England Patriots. He has a chance to defeat Tom Brady and Peyton Manning in consecutive Super Bowls. Naturally,...Show More Summary

Vikings likely to miss out on Duron Carter

MINNEAPOLIS -- It appears the Minnesota Vikings' efforts to land another receiver named Carter will come up empty-handed. ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter reported on Tuesday evening that Montreal Alouettes receiver Duron Carter -- a CFL...Show More Summary

Super Bowl media day isn't much about football, but it's fun

PHOENIX -- Another zany Super Bowl media day circus has come and gone. Here are a few of the highlights, or lowlights, depending on how you look at it: Marshawn Lynch saved himself half a million bucks: Lynch walked in to the roar of the 12s in the stands at the U.S. Show More Summary

Hey, Jets fans, Darrelle Revis has no empathy for your pain

So, let's see. Since being traded by the New York Jets, Darrelle Revis has pocketed $28 million and will play in Super Bowl XLIX this Sunday in Glendale, Arizona. The Jets? They're 12-20 without Revis, rebuilding with a new regime. The...Show More Summary

Best of Super Bowl XLIX media day

Tuesday's Super Bowl XLIX media day with the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks may not have had as many crazy stunts or ridiculous questions (see John Clayton's top media day moments) as it has in past years, but it did showcase...Show More Summary

Panthers Greg Olsen says Kam Chancellor key to Seattle defense

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Carolina Panthers tight end Greg Olsen says strong safety Kam Chancellor is the key to Seattle's top-ranked defense that faces New England on Sunday in Super Bowl XLIX. Olsen shared his thoughts on Tuesday during an...Show More Summary

For Josh Gordon, goals never met actions in Cleveland

CLEVELAND -- On the last week of the season, Browns players were getting ready for Christmas as reporters roamed the locker room. Small-chatting with Josh Gordon by his locker sparked an answer that's curious now, given the recent news...Show More Summary

Colts have option to excercise voiding Trent Richardson's contract

INDIANAPOLIS – Colts running back Trent Richardson's status with the team and contract situation has been a hot topic ever since he was suspended for two games after he missed walkthrough the day before the AFC Championship Game against the New England Patriots on Jan. Show More Summary

Clayton ranks the media day moments

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- This is my 38th Super Bowl media day. I'm not old enough to have heard Fred "The Hammer" Williamson vow to pound Green Bay Packers receivers or Duane Thomas not saying a word before Super Bowl VI, but I can tell you...Show More Summary

Colts, Texans dominate All-AFC South team

Fresh off a Pro Bowl in which he was named the defensive most valuable player, Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt went Hollywood, with an appearance on the "Jimmy Kimmel Show." Watt revisited stories familiar from this season --Show More Summary

QB Snapshot: Russell Wilson

A quick observation of Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson and what to expect from him in Super Bowl XLIX against the New England Patriots on Sunday: Something about playing the best always has brought out the best in Wilson....Show More Summary

Ex-Jet Johnny Mitchell (remember him?) lobs a softball to Bill Belichick

You never know what might happen at a Super Bowl media event. On Monday night, a former New York Jets player-turned-media member -- Johnny Mitchell -- practically genuflected before New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick at a news conference in Chandler, Arizona. You remember Mitchell, of course. Show More Summary

Cowboys have to 'put socks back on' all over again

IRVING, Texas -- On Sunday, ESPN and Pro Football Focus unveiled a project to determine how close each team not in Super Bowl XLIX is to playing in the Super Bowl. The Dallas Cowboys were deemed to be the closest of the 30 teams not in the Super Bowl. Show More Summary

Inside Slant: Super Bowl QB Report

PHOENIX -- What follows is an extra special super-duper postseason edition of our Quarterback Report, using data supplied by analyst Jacob Nitzberg of ESPN Stats & Information and reporting done here on site. What does ESPN's trove of advanced quarterback analytics say about the Super Bowl XLIX matchup? Let's take a closer look. Show More Summary

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