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3 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

NFC East

They're going all the way: Quarterback Nick Foles is coming off an unbelievable season, with 27 touchdowns and just two interceptions.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, NFC East, Philadelphia Eagles, Nick Foles, NFL Players, Darren Sproles, LeSean McCoy, Malcolm Jenkins

Fri Aug 29, 2014


Sibling rivalry: Saints fired up for Falcons

It just got real. The New Orleans Saints can finally start preparing for a game that counts -- and it's a doozy.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, NFC South, New Orleans Saints, Rafael Bush, Pierre Thomas, Kenny Vaccaro, Junior Galette, NFL Players


Biggest Preseason Takeaways from the NFC North

The preseason is finally over, and less than a week from Friday, the Green Bay Packers will travel to Seattle for the NFL 's regular-season opener.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, NFC North, Green Bay Packers, Aaron Rodgers, Graham Harrell, B.J Coleman, Seneca Wallace, NFL Players

Contra Costa Times

49ers' Aldon Smith draws nine-game suspension

Aldon Smith drew a larger-than-anticipated nine-game suspension from the NFL on Friday, a day after commissioner Roger Goodell outlined a stronger stance toward violations of the league's personal-conduct policy.


Related Topix: Sports, NFC West, NFL Football, San Francisco 49ers, Aldon Smith, NFL Players, Joe Staley, Colin Kaepernick, Baylor University NCAA, Baylor Bears NCAA Football, NCAA Sports, NCAA Football


4 Reasons the Cowboys Won't Win the NFC East

Could the Dallas Cowboys win the NFC East in 2014? Of course. So could the Philadelphia Eagles , Washington Redskins , and New York Giants .


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, NFC East, Dallas Cowboys, Henry Melton, Tony Romo, Tyrone Crawford, George Selvie, NFL Players


Game roundup: Manziel solid in Browns' victory

Brian Hoyer looked sharp and rookie Johnnie Manziel connected for a touchdown as the Cleveland Browns rolled past the Chicago Bears 33-13 on Thursday night at First Energy Stadium.


Related Topix: Sports, Cleveland Browns, NFL Football, Jim Dray, Brian Hoyer, NFL Players, NFC West, New York Jets

The Miami Herald

NFC preview for 2014 NFL season

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson passes the ball as Chicago Bears defenders move in during the first half of a preseason NFL football game, Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, in Seattle.


Related Topix: Sports, Chicago Bears, NFC West, NFL Football, Seattle Seahawks, Baylor University NCAA, Baylor Bears NCAA Football, NCAA Sports, NCAA Football, Robert Griffin III

Harlan Daily Enterprise

Tackling the Lions in the NFC North

If there's any such thing as a one-man team in the NFL, it is Aaron Rodgers and his Green Bay Packers.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, NFC North, Detroit Lions, NFL Players, Matthew Stafford, Green Bay Packers, Aaron Rodgers, Julius Peppers

Thu Aug 28, 2014

USA Today

Borland returns pick for TD, 49ers beat Texans

Chris Borland made one final case to get into the mix of 49ers linebackers needed to replace injured NaVorro Bowman.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, San Francisco 49ers, Houston Texans, NFC West, Randy Bullock, Chris Boswell, NFL Players, Andre Hal

The Washington Post

Parkey kicks Eagles past Jets 37-7

Parkey made field goals of 54, 53 and 25 yards to help the Eagles beat the New York Jets 37-7 in the preseason finale Thursday night.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Philadelphia Eagles, NFC East, New York Jets, Matt Barkley, G.J Kinne, NFL Players, Damaris Johnson

CBS Local

PODCAST: Bucky Brooks Breaks Down the NFC North

Who's the team to beat in the NFC North? NFL Network's Bucky Brooks breaks it down for us.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, NFC North, Minnesota Vikings, Teddy Bridgewater, Anthony Barr, NFL Players

CBS Local

King Predicts Eagles To Finish As No. 1 Seed In NFC, Prisco Predicts 11-5

With the NFL set to begin a week from today, we can all taste it. We're so close to another NFL season! So what's that mean? Predictions galore! The Eagles are coming off an impressive 10-6 season under first-year head coach Chip Kelly, and expectations are high heading into the 2014 season.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, NFC East

Stampede Blue

Winning Stats 2014 NFL Season Preview: NFC and AFC North

One of these eight teams has a greater than 90% chance of making the Playoffs, according to the Winning Stats.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, AFC, AFC North, NFC North, Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers, NFL Players, Indianapolis Colts

WOKY-AM Greenfield

Trending Now: Doc Rivers signs extension w...

Doc Rivers has agreed to a contract that will keep him with the Los Angeles Clippers through the end of the 2019 season The Giants shutout the Rockies 3-0 behind Madison Bumgarner who just missed a perfect game allowing 1 hit in the 8th inning.


Related Topix: Sports, Madison Bumgarner, Baseball Players, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, National League, National League Central, NFL Football, NFC West, American League Central

Inside Bay Area

NFL: Gordon's one-year ban upheld

The Cleveland Browns learned Wednesday that star wide receiver Josh Gordon's indefinite suspension by the NFL has been upheld and that he will miss at least 16 games for another violation of the league's substance abuse policy.


Related Topix: Sports, Josh Gordon, NFL Players, Cleveland Browns, NFL Football, NFC West, St. Louis Rams, Michael Sam, Darnell Dockett

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Washington Times

Redskins, Bucs eager to get final look at backups

Like most of the starters for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Washington Redskins, the two-time Pro Bowl defensive tackle will play little - if any -Thursday night in a final tuneup for the regular season.


Related Topix: Sports, Washington Redskins, NFL Football, NFC East, Robert Griffin III, Brandon Meriweather, NFL Players, Kirk Cousins

The Winnipeg Free Press

Pirates like Ike: Davis homer off speakers above right-centre seats in 3-1 win over Cardinals

Ike Davis wasn't able to play meaningful late-season games during his time with the New York Mets.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, NFC West, Josh Harrison, Baseball Players, Jeff Locke, Daniel Descalso, Ike Davis, Major League Baseball, New York Mets

The Washington Post

Vick returns to Philly as a backup

The four-time Pro Bowl quarterback is expected to start for the New York Jets against the Eagles in Thursday night's preseason finale.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Philadelphia Eagles, New York Jets, NFC East, Stephen Hill, NFL Players, Geno Smith, Dimitri Patterson


NFC South Shakeup: Logan Mankins Trade Implications

January 19, 2014; Denver, CO, USA; New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady drops back to pass as guard Logan Mankins blocks against the Denver Broncos in the 2013 AFC Championship football game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High.


Related Topix: Sports, New England Patriots, NFL Football, NFC South, Logan Mankins, NFL Players, Tom Brady, Doug Martin


St. Louis Rams 2014 Season Preview

The wins just hadn't been coming with the 26-year-old under center and his 2013 campaign ended following a torn ACL in Week 7. Looking to bounce back, Bradford instead saw his upcoming campaign finished before it started as he again tore the ACL in his left knee during the club's third preseason game.


Related Topix: Sports, St. Louis Rams, NFL Football, NFC West, Shaun Hill, Kenny Britt, Davin Joseph, NFL Players, Aaron Donald