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Joe Flacco called himself an elite QB, then proved it with a championship performance. Like Eli Manning before him, he's shattered Super Bowl predictors, says Kerry J. Byrne.Upvote Share Tweet
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Walt Sweeney, a standout offensive lineman for the San Diego Chargers in the 1960s and 1970s, has died at 71.Upvote Share TweetThe Kansas City Chiefs will have an interesting decision to make in regards to their first experience with the top waiver claiming priority in the NFL this offseason. One of the first day of offseason, Detroit cut troubled but talented receiver Titus Yo…Upvote Share Tweet
AFC West notes: In an Insider piece, ESPN’s playoff predictor s…In an Insider piece, ESPN’s playoff predictor sees the Broncos registering another 13-3 season in 2013. Meanwhile, Las Vegas believes the Broncos are an early favorite for next year’s Super Bowl. The NFL waiver season has begun. It is of note in the AUpvote Share Tweet
Report: Husain Abdullah to work out for Chiefsprofootballtalk.com Updated Feb 4, 2013NFL safeties Husain and Hamza Abdullah did not play football in 2012, choosing instead to make a pilgrimage to Mecca as part of their observance of their Islamic faith. The brothers made their choice knowing that it might impact their ability to return …Upvote Share Tweet
Change in store for Oakland's defensive lineFor the second straight year, as the new brass tries to rebuild, the Oakland Raiders will likely undergo major change this offseason. A place where serious change could occur is on the defensive line as the team tries to get younger and cheaper all the …Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Updated Feb 4, 2013One football season is over and we’re already starting to look forward to the next one. In Las Vegas, that means installing favorites to take home the Lombardi Trophy at the Meadowlands a year from now. They believe that 49ers running back Frank Gore wiUpvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Updated Feb 4, 2013There's no way to quantify belief, but you know it when you see it, and Baltimore had it Sunday. Behind their unflappable coach and QB, the Ravens were truly destiny's children.Upvote Share Tweet
Kerry J. Byrne: Flacco, Eli have turned Super Bowl predictors upside downFeb 4Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco helped prove that there's a very simple formula for building a champion in today's NFL.
Don Banks: What's next for Baltimore Ravens, San Francisco 49ersFeb 4NEW ORLEANS -- Having snapped the NFC's three-year Super Bowl winning streak, but continued the NFL's recent trend of seeing a lower-seeded hot team ride postseason momentum all the way to the parade-planning stage, the Baltimore Ravens stand astride th…
Clayton: Early Super Bowl favorites for 2013Feb 4Can the Ravens and 49ers get back? Don't count on it. Here are five teams that should be Super Bowl threats in 2013, writes John Clayton.
Don Banks: Imperfect and slowed, but Lewis ends career on top with RavensFeb 4NEW ORLEANS -- You don't have to buy everything that Ray Lewis is selling -- and plenty of people don't, me included -- to enjoy the storybook ending that was his "last ride.''