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Pick-Six: 17th game puts some NFL records within reach

Sep. 10, 2021 12:59 PM EDT

Derrick Henry now has an extra game to help him surpass Eric Dickerson's 37-year-old rushing record. The quest for the first 2,000-yard receiving season just got a little bit easier for big-play threats like Stefon Diggs and DeAndre Hopkins. And who...

2020/2021 Hall of Fame inductees to get rings at stadiums

Sep. 09, 2021 13:34 PM EDT

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Peyton Manning, Charles Woodson and Steve Hutchinson, inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in August, will receive their rings of excellence in a pair of celebrations each this season. All 19 living members of the classes of 2020 and 2021 will...

Peyton's Place is Hall of Fame, with Woodson, Megatron

Aug. 08, 2021 22:11 PM EDT

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Peyton's Place is now in Canton at the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The only five-time NFL MVP and a two-time Super Bowl winner who left the game five years ago with a slew of passing records was enshrined Sunday night with other members of the class...

The Latest: Versatile DB Charles Woodson enters Hall of Fame

Aug. 08, 2021 21:45 PM EDT

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on the Pro Football Hall of Fame inductions: ___ For 18 seasons, whether playing cornerback or safety, Charles Woodson was as dependable as they come. And now he has been inducted into the Pro...

Hall of Fame class has something for everybody

Aug. 07, 2021 22:42 PM EDT

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — From bone-rattling tacklers Troy Polamalu, Steve Atwater and Cliff Harris to hard-charging runner Edgerrin James to the pass-catching brilliance of Isaac Bruce and Harold Carmichael, the Pro Football Hall of Fame class of 2020 has something for everyone. ...

Hall of Fame inductions roster is something to marvel at

Aug. 06, 2021 16:01 PM EDT

Take a look at this roster: Peyton Manning throwing to Calvin Johnson, Isaac Bruce, Harold Carmichael and Drew Pearson. Or handing off to Edgerrin James. A pass protection pocket featuring Alan Faneca,Steve Hutchinson, Jimbo...

Steelers use strong 2nd half to beat Cowboys 16-3

Aug. 05, 2021 23:36 PM EDT

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers followed a stumbling first half with a strong final 30 minutes to beat the Dallas Cowboys 16-3 on Thursday night in the first NFL preseason game in two years. Matthew Sexton's 36-yard punt return early in the third quarter...

Calvin Johnson aims to change game with cannabis business

Aug. 04, 2021 14:49 PM EDT

WEBBERVILLE, Mich. (AP) — Calvin Johnson is simply in awe that he will soon join Jim Brown and Gale Sayers as Pro Football Hall of Famers inducted at 35 years old or younger. “That’s football royalty, man," Johnson said in an interview with The Associated Press....

Mad to glad: Cowboys' 'original 88' Pearson savors hall nod

Aug. 02, 2021 02:53 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Drew Pearson celebrated his entry into the Pro Football Hall of Fame with all three first-ballot members of the class of 2021: Peyton Manning, Calvin Johnson and Charles Woodson. The “original 88” of the Dallas Cowboys figured it didn't much matter...