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In this Sunday Dec. 28, 2008 file photo, Arizona Cardinals Kurt Warner throws against the Seattle Seahawks in the first quarter of an NFL football game in Glendale, Ariz. Super Bowl-winning quarterback Kurt Warner and linebacker Junior Seau are among 15 first-year eligible modern-era candidates nominated for the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
The San Francisco defense dearly misses the menacing presence of suspended pass-rushing specialist Aldon Smith, and it better get used to it. Smith is just two games into his nine-game penalty from the NFL for violations of league substance-abuse and personal-conduct policies.
San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh insisted Monday that public pressure will not sway his decision to play Ray McDonald during an investigation into the defensive lineman's arrest on suspicion of domestic violence. Harbaugh said there "could be" a resolution in the case this week for McDonald, arrested at his home Aug. 31 while celebrating his 30th birthday with teammates and friends.
Sep 14, 2014; Green Bay, WI, USA; Green Bay Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson celebrates with teammates after catching an 80-yard touchdown pass in the third quarter against the New York Jets at Lambeau Field. Mandatory Credit: Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports The Bears picked up a much-needed, bounce-back win against the 49ers on Sunday night and they did so in surprising fashion.
Two weeks into the season, in sole possession of the NFC East lead after Monday night's comeback win over the Indianapolis Colts , the Philadelphia Eagles have a clear path carved out to a NFC East title. In addition to being the most complete team in their division in their own right, a series of unfortunate events has befallen the Eagles' divisional opponents.
Fans often make the backup quarterback the most popular player on a team - until he has to play. Then they see the warts and wobbly passes and wonky decisions that made him a backup in the first place.
The 'Comeback Cardinals' find themselves alone in first place in the NFC West heading into an important game at home against the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday. Backup Drew Stanton filled in admirably in the Cardinals' 25-14 road victory over the New York Giants on Sunday, the second game in a row that Arizona won with a fourth-quarter comeback.
Gruden: RG3's ankle not fractured; could return this season And that means he may still return to field at some point this season. Check out this story on livingstondaily.com: http://usat.ly/1s3Fq2z ASHBURN, Va.
Relatively positive news is expected from the Washington Redskins on Monday, with quarterback Robert Griffin III likely to return this season from a dislocated ankle. Griffin underwent tests and a full medical evaluation for what coach Jay Gruden and the Redskins feared could be a season-ending injury.
DeMarco Murray reversed field and sprinted around right end for the first down, sliding just before the sideline with the Cowboys running out the clock during their win at Tennessee. The play in the fourth quarter Sunday said a lot about Murray and the Cowboys' sudden fascination with the running game.
Four games, all different, and the result: a four-way tie for first place in the division with everyone at 1-1. It was a crazy Sunday in the NFC North, from the 1 p.m. starts for the Lions and Vikings, to the Packers' late-afternoon game, and finally the Bears putting a cap on the day with a road game against the 49ers that ended a dozen minutes before midnight, Detroit time.
Antonio Gates led the way for the Chargers with three touchdowns, while Philip Rivers completed 28-of-37 passes for 284 yards. Nick Novak had kicked the Chargers into the lead with a 50-yard field goal before Seattle responded through a 51-yard touchdown run from Percy Harvin.
Turnovers and penalties doomed the 49ers' not-so-grand opening of Levi's Stadium on Sunday night, a 28-20 loss to the Chicago Bears before a debut crowd of 70,799. The 49ers at one point led 17-0, and they eventually blew a 20-7 lead in the fourth quarter.
Colin Kaepernick has delivered two drastically different performances in prime time against the Chicago Bears, from that sensational first career start two years ago at Candlestick Park to the complete debacle in his Levi's Stadium debut. Kaepernick threw two of his three interceptions in the fourth quarter and also lost a fumble, watching Jay Cutler rally the Bears from a late double-digit deficit to a stunning 28-20 win to spoil the first regular-season game in the 49ers' new $1.2 billion stadium.
Sep 14, 2014; East Rutherford, NJ, USA; New York Giants safety Quintin Demps fumbles the ball after being hit by Arizona Cardinals linebacker Kenny Demens on a kickoff return during the fourth quarter at MetLife Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports It is just two weeks.
Randall Cobb had two touchdowns and a two-point conversion on Sunday as the Green Bay Packers came from behind to best the New York Jets, 31-24, in Week Two NFL action on Sunday at Lambeau Field. Coming off a still-stinging loss to Seattle, the New York Jets came by to visit the not-yet-frozen tundra for a late Sunday afternoon game in the NFL Week Two.
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