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New Orleans celebrates Saints' Super Bowl berth

Posted Jan. 25, 2010 @ 11:52 a.m. ET
In New Orleans, it's not just players and coaches who party on the field after a win in the NFC championship game. The nuns get down and bask in the glow, too, in a city that couldn't be ...

Players' union getting very anxious

Posted Jan. 24, 2010 @ 12:09 p.m. ET
DeMaurice Smith's message hasn't changed since he took over as executive director of the NFL Players Association in March. The difference is that it's getting late in the game, and the union might need a miracle if ...

Saints help fuel New Orleans' comeback

Posted Jan. 23, 2010 @ 3:20 p.m. ET
New Orleans has come a long way since Hurricane Katrina, and the Saints are at the forefront of the city's bid to get back on its feet and recapture its former charm.  

Announcers need to identify tacklers

Posted Jan. 20, 2010 @ 6:39 p.m. ET
Playoff views: It's a shame more of the top play-by-play announcers aren't as diligent as CBS' Kevin Harlan in disseminating viewer-friendly information before and after plays. Harlan isn't calling NFL playoff games on TV, but some of ...

Saints' dominant performance has New Orleans sky high

Posted Jan. 17, 2010 @ 2:22 p.m. ET
The Saints used Saturday's divisional playoff victory over the Cardinals to chase away the demons of all the disappointments Saints fans have suffered through the years as one of only five NFL teams that have never been to a ...

Balance of power shifting back to NFC

Posted Jan. 15, 2010 @ 8:21 p.m. ET
PFW's Hub Arkush says a glance at the remaining playoff teams provides a good indication that the NFC has become a stronger conference than the AFC, with four championship-caliber NFC teams and only two such AFC clubs in the ...

Vikes, ’Boys have plenty of playoff history

Posted Jan. 15, 2010 @ 9:49 a.m. ET
When Dallas visits Minnesota this Sunday it will mark the seventh time the two clubs have faced off in the playoffs — none more memorable than the divisional-playoff contest in 1975 that offered one of the greatest (and most controversial) finishes ...

You gotta believe it to see it

Posted Jan. 13, 2010 @ 5:46 p.m. ET
This year, in mid-December, the Jets were at .500 and drawing up their 2010 draft plans. Suddenly the schedule broke in their favor. Their final two opponents didn't want to play, and so a 7-7 carp became a 9-7 ...

Enforce Rooney Rule or get rid of it

Posted Jan. 13, 2010 @ 10:15 a.m. ET
The saying goes that the road to hell is paved with good intentions. If you don't think so, go ask Dan Rooney. The longtime owner of the Steelers and present ambassador to Ireland wouldn't say anything of the ...

Rooney Rule has failed yet again

Posted Jan. 12, 2010 @ 1 p.m. ET
The Steelers point to head coach Mike Tomlin as proof that the Rooney Rule works, but most teams appear to sidestep the rule, writes Eric Edholm.



Cardinals spin their wheels in Atlanta

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 7:11 p.m. ET
As good as the Cardinals have been most of the time under Ken Whisenhunt, when they’ve been bad, they’ve been really bad, as was the case in their 41-7 loss in Atlanta that was imperfect in every way.

Kroenke gives Rams badly needed stability

Posted Aug. 25, 2010 @ 3:50 p.m. ET

Favre makes Vikings contenders, not SB locks

Posted Aug. 18, 2010 @ 3:25 a.m. ET

Davis admits mistake with release of Russell

Posted May 06, 2010 @ 5:40 p.m. ET

What's Roethlisberger's future in Pittsburgh?

Posted April 21, 2010 @ 3:55 p.m. ET

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