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Four long weeks of the preseason are over, and it's finally time for 32 NFL teams to put months of roster assembling and gridiron training to work for a run to Super Bowl XLIX. Playoff hopes are ripe among every team heading into the season, as each of them has a chance to start the year off with an inspiring victory and inject hope into the fanbase. Show More Summary
Since winning the Super Bowl to cap the 2010 season, the Packers have made it back to the playoffs three straight years. But they haven’t made it past the divisional round. The ability to consistently contend is a testament to franchise quarterback Aaron Rodgers. The inability to get with a game of the Super Bowl…
On Thursday, Aaron Rodgers' Green Bay Packers and Richard Sherman's Seattle Seahawks will officially kick off the 2014 NFL season. Seattle will host the game, as the reigning Super Bowl champion typically does. Because the Packers aren't...Show More Summary
The Denver Broncos want to be the first team since the 1993 Buffalo Bills to return to the Super Bowl after losing it the previous year. The journey starts this week as the 2014 regular season is finally here. The Broncos have worked diligently this offseason to find upgrades on both sides of the ball. Show More Summary
It's time. This week NFL football is back (and so are the Engadget HD Podcast fantasy leagues), and the season kicks off Thursday night as the Packers face the defending Super Bowl Champion Seahawks on NBC. Boardwalk Empire on HBO starts its final...
The preseason is over, and now the games matter. Which teams look ready to take on the rest of the league and challenge for a shot at the Super Bowl, and which teams should spend as much time as possible scouting for the upcoming NFL draft? Power rankings are a weekly check on the pulse of each team. Show More Summary
The NFL regular season officially kicks off on Thursday when Green Bay travels to Seattle to take on the defending Super Bowl champion Seahawks. Shutdown Corner will be previewing everything to come all week, capped off by our awards...Show More Summary
The Ravens followed a five-year run of playoff berths and a Super Bowl win by missing the postseason completely. With a new offense and a defense that remains stout even amid plenty of changes, the Ravens could be closer to what they were in 2012 than what they were in 2013. Whether they get back…
Dwight Freeney was asked a simple question: Are the San Diego Chargers a Super Bowl team? "Yeah," he said. "We are." This wasn't Freeney trash-talking. Not his style. Too classy for that. Freeney also qualified his answer by saying that a number of teams this time of year think they're Super Bowl caliber. Show More Summary
It's finally time to get back on the gridiron. The NFL comes back on Thursday when the Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks take on the Green Bay Packers to kick off the season. After a rough couple of months watching the rumor millShow More Summary
This past Sunday was the last one without NFL football until after Super Bowl XLIX on Feb. 1, 2015. Rejoice, friends. With the preseason finished and roster cuts complete, it's time to really examine each NFL squad as they head into their final week of preparation. Show More Summary
One year ago, the Kansas City Chiefs were a joke, the Houston Texans were a Super Bowl contender, the Carolina Panthers were (at best) a middling team and Chip Kelly was an intriguing fascination, but also as the proverbial college coach...Show More Summary
In a lengthy video profile of Cowboys owner Jerry Jones to bookend the lengthy written profile of Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, the man in charge of America’s Team talks among other things about the lengths to which he’d go to achieve ultimate glory in America’s Game. “You wouldn’t want to see the size of the…
It’s clear that Cowboys owner Jerry Jones doesn’t want former coach Jimmy Johnson getting too much credit for winning Super Bowls. And it’s just as clear how Johnson feels about his former boss. Bob West of the Port Arthur (Texas) News apparently tried to broker an interview between Johnson and Don Van Natta for the…
The NFL regular season officially kicks off on Thursday when Green Bay travels to Seattle to take on the defending Super Bowl champion Seahawks. Shutdown Corner will be previewing everything to come all week, capped off by our awards and Super Bowl predictions on Thursday. Not every division is equal. Show More Summary
Former star linebacker James Harrison has announced his retirement from the National Football League, saying he wants to spend more time with his family. Harrison, who won a pair of Super Bowls with the Pittsburgh Steelers, made the announcement on his Facebook page. Show More Summary
History is not on the side of the Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks.
The Giants brought back Super Bowl hero Mario Manningham this offseason after he spent two injury-plagued seasons in San Francisco, but he couldn’t stay healthy enough to make the club. According to multiple reports, the Giants will place Manningham on injured reserve on Saturday because of a calf injury he suffered in the team’s preseason…
They still had enough time. That’s what Jim Kelly was thinking with a shade over two minutes remaining in Super Bowl XXV as he led the Bills back on the field one final time.