Archive for the ‘Sports/Football/NFL’ Category

Tom Brady remains ‘open-minded’ about possibilities as free agency looms

Sunday, January 19th, 2020

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady plans to play football next season when he's 43, but he is not tipping his hand about a return to New England as he prepares to become an unrestricted free agent.

Chiefs return to Super Bowl for 1st time in 50 years as Mahomes leads the way past Titans

Sunday, January 19th, 2020

The Kansas City Chiefs advanced to their first Super Bowl in 50 years, beating the Tennessee Titans 35-24 in the AFC title game.

Giants tab ex-Cowboys bench boss Jason Garrett as offensive co-ordinator

Friday, January 17th, 2020

Jason Garrett is headed to the other side of the Giants-Cowboys rivalry. A person with direct knowledge of the decision says New York is hiring the former Dallas coach to be the Giants offensive co-ordinator.

1st female NFL coach sees video-game appearance as another sign of progress

Friday, January 17th, 2020
Cardinals Camp Football

Jen Welter recently became the first female coach in Madden NFL 20, calling it one of her "coolest" recent accomplishments.

Canadian RB Chuba Hubbard puts off NFL draft for now to return to school

Monday, January 13th, 2020

Canadian star running back Chuba Hubbard will return to Oklahoma State University next season instead of entering the 2020 NFL draft.

Ex-Vikings co-ordinator Kevin Stefanski latest to take twirl at Browns’ coaching job

Monday, January 13th, 2020

Kevin Stefanski is getting a turn at fixing the busted Browns. The Vikings offensive co-ordinator was officially hired by Cleveland on Monday as the 18th full-time coach in franchise history and 10th since the Browns' 1999 expansion return.

Packers fend off spirited Seahawks to set NFC title date with Niners

Sunday, January 12th, 2020

Aaron Rodgers connected with Davante Adams eight times for 160 yards and two touchdowns, Green Bay's spruced-up defence fended off a spirited Seattle rally, and the Packers held on for a 28-23 victory Sunday night to reach the NFC championship game for the third time in six years.

Chiefs rally from huge deficit to beat Texans, advance to face Titans in AFC championship

Sunday, January 12th, 2020
Texans Chiefs Football

After digging a 24-0 hole against Houston Texans early in the second quarter, Patrick Mahomes and the rest of the high-flying Kansas City Chiefs embarked on the biggest comeback in franchise history for a 51-31 win in the divisional round of the playoffs on Sunday.

Titans stun Super Bowl favourite Ravens, advance to AFC title game

Saturday, January 11th, 2020

The Tennessee Titans fear no one. Not even the NFL's best team.

49ers top Vikings for 1st playoff win in 6 years

Saturday, January 11th, 2020
APTOPIX Vikings 49ers Football

Jimmy Garoppolo threw a TD pass on his opening drive as a playoff starter and then watched San Francisco's defense and running game take over from there in the 49ers' 27-10 victory over the Minnesota Vikings in the divisional round Saturday.