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NFL Commissioner Goodell tackles diversity, concussions

Feb. 08, 2023 19:57 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — From diversity to concussions, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell reiterated the league is still looking for improvement. As for officiating, he says: “it’s never been better.” Goodell addressed those topics and more, including the Washington...

Eagles count on pass rush to harass Mahomes in Super Bowl

Feb. 08, 2023 19:53 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — The defensive philosophy that has carried the Philadelphia Eagles to the Super Bowl is relatively simple. A deep rotation of defensive linemen provides constant pressure that makes opposing quarterbacks uncomfortable and often leads to them ending on the ground. ...

Mahomes, Hurts aware of significance of this Super Bowl duel

Feb. 08, 2023 19:44 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Philadelphia Eagles coach Nick Sirianni is thrilled young aspiring football players all over the world will get to watch two Black quarterbacks face each other for the first time in the Super Bowl. He's also pleased they get to watch two really, really good...

Falcons' Blank excited about building around Ridder at QB

Feb. 08, 2023 19:39 PM EST

Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank said Wednesday he is encouraged by the progress of quarterback Desmond Ridder and the potential of building around the rookie. Blank, speaking with Falcons reporters via phone from the Super Bowl, expressed confidence in the direction of the team...

Hamlin appears during Super Bowl event to receive award

Feb. 08, 2023 19:29 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Damar Hamlin made a brief appearance in Phoenix during Super Bowl week to receive the NFLPA's Alan Page Community Award. The Buffalo Bills safety received the award at the Phoenix Convention Center on Wednesday, a little over a month after he went into cardiac...

Pro Picks: Eagles' talent over Chiefs' experience

Feb. 08, 2023 19:17 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles left their dog masks at home. Back in the Super Bowl five years after winning the first Lombardi Trophy in franchise history, the Eagles took a different path to reach this one. They’re 1 1/2-point favorites against the Kansas City Chiefs,...

Chiefs' Mahomes says ankle will be ready for Super Bowl

Feb. 08, 2023 18:42 PM EST

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes says he's “definitely in a better spot” when it comes to his ailing right ankle than he was for the AFC championship game, and the All-Pro quarterback doesn't expect to be limited by it when he leads the Kansas City Chiefs against the Philadelphia...

Washington coach Rivera wins NFL's Salute to Service Award

Feb. 08, 2023 18:18 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Ron Rivera’s dad served in the United States Army for 32 years. So for the coach of the Washington Commanders, winning the NFL’s Salute to Service Award was extra special. The award honors league personnel who take tangible steps to honor and...

AP source: 49ers QB Purdy to undergo surgery Feb. 22

Feb. 08, 2023 16:33 PM EST

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Brock Purdy will undergo surgery on his injured elbow later this month and should be fully recovered by training camp. A person familiar with the decision said Purdy will undergo the surgery on Feb. 22 to repair the torn ligament in his right elbow....

Chiefs' Jones sets sack standard for Kansas City defense

Feb. 08, 2023 16:07 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Chris Jones claims to have very little memory of a relatively benign game in 2017, when the Kansas City Chiefs welcomed the Philadelphia Eagles to Arrowhead Stadium for the second game of the regular season. Jason Kelce remembers it quite well. The...