Latest NFL Super Bowl News

Some teams are already fighting uphill battles

Sep. 19, 2019 3:07 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Last week, cornerback Chris Harris Jr. mentioned how critical it was for the Broncos to beat the Bears because "there's not a lot of 0-2 teams that make the playoffs." Denver lost to Chicago, leaving the Broncos winless through two games for the first time since 1999. Harris was right about...

Saints QB Brees has surgery on hand, teammates move on

Sep. 18, 2019 8:38 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — As Drew Brees underwent surgery on his injured throwing hand Wednesday afternoon in Los Angeles, his New Orleans Saints teammates went about business mostly as usual preparing for their first game without the star quarterback. The plan remains to be a Super Bowl contender. Nothing's changed....

Lions cut Anderson, Johnson after adding Perkins, Driskel

Sep. 17, 2019 6:42 PM EDT

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions have released running back C.J. Anderson, quickly cutting ties with a player who helped the Los Angeles Rams reach the Super Bowl. Detroit made the relatively surprising move Tuesday night after adding running back Paul Perkins off waivers from the New York...

NFL at 100: '93 ending sent teams in different directions

Sep. 17, 2019 5:39 PM EDT

Leon Lett learned in the Super Bowl never to celebrate too soon. His blunder the following Thanksgiving night schooled the entire Dallas Cowboys in that same painful lesson. Eleven months earlier, Lett's showboating shy of the goal line after recovering a fumble allowed Don Beebe to catch him from behind and...

Giants bench Eli Manning, name Daniel Jones starting QB

Sep. 17, 2019 3:03 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Eli Manning's long and distinguished reign as the New York Giants' starting quarterback is seemingly over. Let the Daniel Jones era begin. Coach Pat Shurmur announced Tuesday that the No. 6 overall pick in the NFL draft is replacing the two-time Super Bowl MVP as the Giants'...

Dolphins' odds of winning Super Bowl now 20,000 to 1

Sep. 16, 2019 11:32 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Dolphins had forced a punt for once, and Jakeem Grant was about to field the kick when teammate Johnson Bademosi ran into him and sent him sprawling, so the ball was downed at the 8-yard line. This team literally cannot get out of its own way. The Dolphins are 0-2 and have been...

Giants Shurmur won't commit to Manning for Tampa Bay game

Sep. 16, 2019 2:59 PM EDT

EASY RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Coach Pat Shurmur has refused to say whether two-time Super Bowl MVP Eli Manning will continue to start at quarterback for the winless New York Giants. Shurmur said his coaching staff will be discussing all areas after the Giants fell to 0-2, losing their home opener 28-14 to...

Call to arms: Saints, Steelers reel with Brees, Big Ben out

Sep. 16, 2019 12:50 PM EDT

Few scenes Sunday seemed more incongruous than Drew Brees and Ben Roethlisberger on the sideline watching their teams trying to score without them. Even odder is the news Monday that Big Ben is done for the year with an elbow injury, and Brees is having hand surgery that will sideline him for a long period. This...

Saints sign Payton to extension through 2024

Sep. 15, 2019 4:00 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Saints have signed coach Sean Payton to an extension running through the 2024 season. The club, which announced the extension before Sunday's game against the Rams in Los Angeles, did not disclose financial details. Payton had been earning about $9 million per year in a contract that...

SoFi Stadium: Naming rights sold for Los Angeles' new arena

Sep. 15, 2019 12:51 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — SoFi Stadium is the name of the palatial new home of the Los Angeles Rams and the Los Angeles Chargers. The growing personal finance company formally known as Social Finance has reached a 20-year agreement for the naming rights to the multibillion-dollar stadium complex in Inglewood,...