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In this Feb. 7, 2012 file photo New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning holds up the Vince Lombardi Trophy during the team's NFL football Super Bowl parade in New York. Manning, who led the Giants to two Super Bowls in a 16-year career that saw him set almost every team passing record, has retired. The Giants said Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020 that Manning would formally announce his retirement on Friday. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, file)

Giants' Eli Manning retires after 16 seasons, 2 Super Bowls

Jan. 22, 2020 9:18 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Eli Manning is ending a 16-year NFL career that saw him recognized as a great quarterback, a leader, a solid citizen and the man who led the New York Giants back into prominence with two Super Bowl titles. Manning, who set almost every Giants passing record in career solely...

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady leaves the field after losing an NFL wild-card playoff football game to the Tennessee Titans, Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Tom Brady headliner even in the Super Bowl he's sitting out

Jan. 21, 2020 3:18 AM EST

Tom Brady is sitting out the Super Bowl for the first time since the Denver Broncos walloped him 23 times in the AFC championship four years ago, sending a hobbled Peyton Manning to the big game for his final hurrah. Still, Brady's all the buzz even as the Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers prepare for...

Kansas City Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes celebrates with the Kansas City Chiefs after the NFL AFC Championship football game against the Tennessee Titans Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, in Kansas City, MO. The Chiefs won 35-24 to advance to Super Bowl 54. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

NFL Today, Conference Championships

Jan. 19, 2020 11:05 PM EST

SCOREBOARD Sun. Jan. 26, Pro Bowl, 3 p.m. EST. The NFL's annual all-star game will be played at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Florida, with Baltimore quarterback Lamar Jackson, Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson, Minnesota running back Dalvin Cook and Los Angeles Rams defensive lineman Aaron Donald among the...

FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2019, file photo, Los Angeles Rams' Nickell Robey-Coleman breaks up a pass intended for New Orleans Saints' Tommylee Lewis during the second half of the NFL football NFC championship game in New Orleans. With “The Catch” that sent San Francisco to its first Super Bowl and “The Blown Call” that kept New Orleans at home, NFC championship games have two seminal moments that rank with just about any in postseason history. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)

NFL at 100: 2 iconic moments mark history of NFC title games

Jan. 16, 2020 3:18 PM EST

With “The Catch” that sent San Francisco to its first Super Bowl and “The Blown Call” that kept New Orleans at home, NFC championship games have two seminal moments that rank with just about any in postseason history. There's plenty to remember from the 37 years separating those plays,...

In this photo taken Monday, Jan. 6, 2020, Beefeater doorman Tom Sweeney points up Powell Street while standing outside the Sir Francis Drake Hotel in San Francisco. Sweeney has opened doors for movie stars and shaken hands with every U.S. president since Gerald Ford, with the exception of Donald Trump. He's taken photos with countless visitors from around the world, often after telling them where to catch the cable car and how to get to Fisherman's Wharf. The man known as a

San Francisco's beloved Beefeater doorman to retire

Jan. 10, 2020 1:33 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Another bit of old, quirky San Francisco will be no more when Tom Sweeney finally hangs up his white pressed collar and signature Beefeater jacket this weekend after more than four decades of opening doors at the Sir Francis Drake Hotel downtown. Sweeney has taken the luggage of movie...

Tennessee Titans tight end Anthony Firkser (86) celebrates a touchdown with wide receiver Corey Davis (84) during an NFL wild-card playoff game against the New England Patriots, Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020 in Foxborough, Mass. The Titans defeated the Patriots 20-13. (Margaret Bowles via AP)

Titans and Vikings continued success of sixth-seeds

Jan. 9, 2020 2:17 AM EST

There's strength at six. Both No. 6 seeds advanced to the divisional round of the playoffs for the second year in a row, marking the first time that's happened in consecutive seasons since the NFL instituted the current 12-team format in 1990. First, the Tennessee Titans (10-7) sent the New England Patriots...

FILE - In this Jan. 9, 1989 file photo, Cincinnati Bengals coach Sam Wyche clenches his fist as he is carried from the field on the shoulders of his players after their 21-10 victory over the Buffalo Bills for the AFC Championship game in Cincinnati , Ohio. Sam Wyche, who pushed the boundaries as an offensive innovator with the Cincinnati Bengals and challenged the NFL’s protocols along the way, has died, Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020. He was 74.  (AP Photo/Rob Burns, File)

Sam Wyche, boundary-pushing coach of Bengals, dead at 74

Jan. 2, 2020 6:56 PM EST

Sam Wyche, who pushed the boundaries as an offensive innovator with the Cincinnati Bengals and challenged the NFL’s protocols along the way, has died. He was 74. Wyche, who had a history of blood clots in his lungs and had a heart transplant in 2016 in Charlotte, North Carolina, died Thursday of melanoma,...

Miami Dolphins wide receiver DeVante Parker catches a pass over New England Patriots cornerback Stephon Gilmore in the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Stopping Titans' big play potential a top focus for Patriots

Jan. 1, 2020 8:17 PM EST

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — With a few exceptions, the Patriots' defense demoralized opposing offenses this season by limiting big plays and opportunities in the red zone. It will face a Titans offense in Saturday's wild-card round that was the best in the league in both categories. Tennessee comes into the...

Tennessee Titans quarterback Ryan Tannehill (17) scores a touchdown on a 1-yard run against the Houston Texans in the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/James Kenney)

Tannehill's playoff debut comes against the Patriots' Brady

Dec. 31, 2019 7:26 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ryan Tannehill does not hide his emotions on the football field, celebrating big plays with a fist pump or punctuating his own touchdown run by raising the ball up into the air. He'll even run down a defender after an interception and take him down with a perfect tackle. Now the...

File-This Aug. 15, 1970, file photo shows  Baltimore Colts quarterback Johnny Unitas (19) getting off a pass as left tackle Bob Vogel (72) keeps Kansas City's Aaron Brown away in the exhibition game at Kansas City. Members of a special panel of 26 selected all of them for the position as part of the NFL's celebration of its 100th season. All won league titles except Marino. All are in the Hall of Fame except Brady and Manning, who are not yet eligible.  On Friday, Dec. 27, 2019, quarterback was the final position revealed for the All-Time Team.  (AP Photo/William Straeter, File)

Brady, Favre, Montana, Manning among All-Time Team QBs

Dec. 27, 2019 10:09 PM EST

You have first pick for the NFL's All-Time Team's quarterback. The 10 possibilities are Joe Montana, Tom Brady, Johnny Unitas, Otto Graham, Sammy Baugh, John Elway, Peyton Manning, Roger Staubach, Brett Favre and Dan Marino. Have fun. Members of a special panel of 26 selected all of them for the position as part...