Latest NFL Super Bowl News

Broncos owner Pat Bowlen dies at 75 before Hall enshrinement

Jun. 14, 2019 4:29 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — On a cool night in Santa Clara, California, on Feb. 7, 2016, John Elway thrust the Lombardi Trophy into the air and hollered, "This one's for Pat!" It came 18 years after Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen had declared, "This one's for John!" following the franchise's first Super Bowl...

What's in a nickname? NFL has had great ones in its history

Jun. 14, 2019 2:54 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The memorable moments and teams in NFL history can be summarized by a word or phrase such as the "Steel Curtain" or "America's Team." And the NFL has had more than its share of those moments and teams through the years. Even though a list such as this could be virtually endless, here's a...

The Latest: O'Reilly wins Conn Smythe as playoff MVP

Jun. 12, 2019 10:55 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Latest from Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final between Boston and St. Louis (all times local): 10:49 p.m. Ryan O'Reilly of the St. Louis Blues has been named the Conn Smythe Trophy winner as the most valuable player of the playoffs. The gritty forward lifted the trophy on the ice moments...

Titans retiring numbers of Eddie George, late Steve McNair

Jun. 12, 2019 7:22 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nobody with the Titans will ever wear Eddie George's No. 27 nor the No. 9 of the late Steve McNair again, players who helped the franchise through its difficult relocation from Houston to Tennessee to its lone Super Bowl berth. Controlling owner Amy Adams Strunk announced Wednesday...

Shurmur again says Manning is Giants' starting quarterback

Jun. 11, 2019 4:37 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — When the New York Giants report to training camp next month, two-time Super Bowl MVP Eli Manning is going to be the No. 1 quarterback for coach Pat Shurmur. Shurmur reiterated his support for the 38-year-old veteran as his starter Tuesday. He also said heir apparent Daniel...

Dent sees similarities between current Bears, 1985 champions

Jun. 8, 2019 6:41 PM EDT

ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — To Hall of Fame defensive end Richard Dent, the Chicago Bears sure have the look of a champion. Dent sees striking similarities between the current team and the 1985 shufflin' crew that brought home the founding NFL franchise's lone Super Bowl championship. That team dominated like no...

Gale Sayers gets ovation at Bears' 100th anniversary event

Jun. 8, 2019 4:05 PM EDT

ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — Gale Sayers drew one more thunderous ovation from the Chicago crowd. Six Hall of Famers and 230 past and present players and coaches were on hand as the Bears kicked off their 100th anniversary celebration weekend on Friday. When Sayers was wheeled onto the stage, the roar from the...

Manning seemingly talking about Daniel Jones as much as self

Jun. 5, 2019 5:51 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Two-time Super Bowl MVP Eli Manning is answering as many questions about his own game as he is about the future of Daniel Jones, his heir apparent as Giants quarterback. It's not surprising. Jones, the sixth pick in the NFL draft in April, is going to replace the 38-year-old...

Longtime NFL linebacker NaVorro Bowman retires

Jun. 4, 2019 7:39 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Longtime NFL linebacker NaVorro Bowman has retired. Bowman announced his retirement Tuesday at the headquarters of the San Francisco 49ers. He spent eight-plus seasons in San Francisco after being drafted in the third round in 2010 and was a key part of a defense that went to...

From Lambeau to AT&T Stadium, NFL sites have made a big leap

May. 31, 2019 5:54 PM EDT

Perhaps no part of the NFL has evolved more drastically over 100 seasons than the actual places where the games have been played. From the baseball parks some of the league's pioneering teams were shoehorned into during the early days to the billion-dollar palaces been built lately with enough high-definition...