NFL Articles

NFL
Middle linebackers are the quarterbacks of the defense, the nerve center of a stop-unit. Many of the game’s greatest players have been the man in the middle who called the shots in the huddle before turning into tackling machines and splash-...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
NFL
The 2012 NFL season may have just ended, but that doesn't mean it's too early to starting thinking about next season. Even though teams have just started adjusting their rosters, free agency has yet to begin and the draft is still more than two...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
NFL
Baltimore won the Super Bowl, but as it relates to Athlon Sports’ early ranking of NFL teams for next season, not ALL of the spoils go to the victor. San Francisco, who came up short against the Ravens in Super Bowl XLVII on Sunday night in New...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
NFL
Super Bowl XLVII had it all — a blackout, fireworks, records broken, sex appeal and mass hysteria. The Baltimore Ravens beat the San Francisco 49ers, 34–31, at the Superdome in New Orleans. But there was plenty of action, from Alicia Keys'...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
NFL
Even though the celebration in Baltimore will go on throughout the week and beyond, it’s never too early to look ahead to the 2013 season, right? With that in mind, here’s Athlon Sports’ early look at which teams could be playing in Super Bowl...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
NFL
NFL football is the greatest reality TV program of all time. The Giants and Colts made sure of that back in 1958. Each NFL fall weekend is a completely new and original experience for every player, fan and coach alike. New stories, new...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
NFL
Players who make it to the Super Bowl in 2013 can expect a super-sized bonus. The winning players—from either the San Francisco 49ers or Baltimore Ravens—in Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans on Feb. 3, 2013, will each receive a massive...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
NFL
They say knowledge is power. And we believe that. That's why we're going to make you the most powerful person at this year's Super Bowl XLVII party. Here is everything you need to know about the Big Game (and probably some stuff you don't) to wow...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
NFL
It's nearly time for Super Bowl XLVII—aka Super Bowl 2013, Super Bowl 47, and the big game—between the Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers. So what time does the Super Bowl start? Well, we have that and more for you:  Super Bowl...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
NFL
While the head-coaching bloodlines may have been the focus entering Super Bowl XLVII, the attention will finally shift to the teams on Sunday when the Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers face off in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome at 6:30 p.m....
Mark Ross
1 year ago
NFL
Super Bowl betting — and prop bets, in particular — attract sharks and suckers alike who can’t afford a $3.8-million, 30-second commercial spot on CBS’s telecast or a $2,500 nosebleed seat at the Mercedes Benz Superdome, but do have some lunch...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
NFL
On Saturday the Associated Press will reveal the winners for its Offensive and Defensive Rookie of the Year awards for the 2012 NFL season. Unlike, last year when Cam Newton and Von Miller took home the offensive and defensive awards by sizeable...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
NFL
This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for Feb. 1. • It's finally Super Bowl weekend. Here's everything that you, the fan, needs to know about the Big Game. • If you just can't wait until Sunday, here's a...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
NFL
An in-depth look at Super Bowl XLVII through statistics, numbers, records and trends:  9: Career starts for Colin Kaepernick Jeff Hostetler had started just four regular season games and six total before defeating the Buffalo Bills in...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
NFL
Eight NFL teams, or a quarter of the league, have hired new head coaches since the first of the year. The seemingly flush job market was initially created on Dec. 31, the day after the regular season ended, when Arizona, Buffalo, Chicago,...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
NFL
The Harbaugh Brothers are hogging — or Har-gging or whatever — all the attention at Super Bowl XLVII. But little Johnny and Jimbo aren’t the only tikes in the backyard turned titans in the world of sports. Here’s a rundown of the top 30 sets of...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
NFL
NEW ORLEANS—I am at the Super Bowl — No. XV for me — and I’m pretty sure I have seen it all. Well, maybe not “all” but over the years I’ve seen Gilbert Gottfried shouting at Bill Belichick, a Brazilian woman in a wedding dress proposing to Tom...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
NFL
Pinpointing any big game MVP is a complete crapshoot. However, that doesn’t mean there aren’t ways of handicapping the most likely candidates — or keeping Vegas from setting odds on favorites. San Francisco and Baltimore will battle Sunday...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
NFL
Unless a nagging ankle injury sidelines him, Baltimore linebacker Dannell Ellerbe should line up next to Ray Lewis when the Ravens’ defense takes the field in Super Bowl XLVII on Sunday. An undrafted free agent out of Georgia who signed with...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
NFL
It seems that each year the NFL is filled with a handful of great teams that just seem to blow it when it comes to the playoffs, never realizing their full potential by making it to the Super Bowl. Teams like the Denver Broncos and New England...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
NFL
NFL football is the greatest reality TV program of all time. The Giants and Colts made sure of that back in 1958. Each NFL fall is a completely new and original experience for every player, fan and coach alike. New stories, new personalities, new...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
NFL
In selecting an all-time Super Bowl team, it is important to establish clear criteria. While there is nothing more subjective than all-time teams, the criteria certainly includes individual performance, but performance that leads to team success...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
NFL
They say knowledge is power. And we believe that. That's why we're going to make you the most powerful person at this year's Super Bowl XLVII party. Here is everything you need to know about the Big Game (and probably some stuff you don't) to wow...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
NFL
As always, there was money to be made at the Senior Bowl, where high-profile prospects and small school gems alike look to prove their worth to NFL executives, coaches and scouts. The South defeated the North, 21–16, with Florida State...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
NFL
While the Super Bowl annually pits the champion of the AFC conference versus the winner of the NFC, that doesn’t necessarily mean the best two teams end up playing in the biggest game of the season. Here is Athlon Sports’ list of the worst teams...
Mark Ross
1 year ago

Pages