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  1. 2015 Pro Bowl: Nick Mangold the Jets' lone selection

    Rich Cimini

    SELECTIONS Nick Mangold, C, sixth Pro Bowl selection: Mangold ties former center Kevin Mawae for the second-most all-star selections in New York Jets history. (Winston Hill was named to eight AFL/NFL all-star teams in the 1960s and 1970s.) Mangold...

    Blog | December 23, 2014
  2. NFL - Statistics of quarterbacks have been devalued in era favori...

    Kevin Seifert

    A systematic shift in rules and schemes has forced us to alter our definitions of bad, good and great when it comes to quarterbacks, Kevin Seifert writes.

    Story | Conversation | December 17, 2014
  3. A visual look back at the 1991 49ers-Raiders preseason game

    Paul Gutierrez

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Can it really be called a rivalry if the two teams involved have only played each other 12 times since the 1970 NFL-AFL merger? Perhaps, if only because a mere 32.4 miles separate their home stadiums -- Candlestick Park was onl...

    Blog | December 06, 2014
  4. Betting - How Vegas experts view Sunday's Chicago-Green Bay match...

    Evan Abrams

    Insider's panel of Las Vegas experts gives a gambling preview of the "Sunday Night Football" game between the Chicago Bears and Green Bay Packers.

    Story | Conversation | November 08, 2014
  5. Joe Flacco named AFC Offensive Player of the Week

    Jamison Hensley

    Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco was named AFC Offensive Player of the Week after becoming the fastest player since the 1970 NFL-AFL merger to throw five touchdowns in a game. In what was a nearly flawless performance, Flacco connected with...

    Blog | October 15, 2014
  6. Joe Flacco of Baltimore Ravens tosses 4 TDs in first quarter

    Jamison Hensley

    Joe Flacco became the third quarterback in the past decade to throw four touchdown passes in the first quarter as the Baltimore Ravens got off to a hot start against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

    Story | Conversation | October 12, 2014
  7. Marques Colston now part-owner of Arena League's Philadelphia Sou...

    Mike Triplett

    New Orleans Saints receiver Marques Colston is now a part-owner of the Arena Football League's Philadelphia Soul. The team's majority owner, ESPN analyst Ron Jaworski, confirmed to ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter that Colston purchased a piece of the ...

    Blog | October 01, 2014
  8. If 27 is best NFL age, Jags in good shape

    Michael DiRocco

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- There apparently is a magic number in the NFL: 27. ESPN Stats & Information studied all the Pro Bowl selections since the AFL-NFL merger in 1970 and determined that 27-year-old players made the Pro Bowl rosters more than ...

    Blog | July 14, 2014
  9. Redskins mailbag: Part 2

    John Keim

    The second round of mail focused on Alfred Morris' role, Jay Gruden's AFL days, Tanard Jackson's future and more. Enjoy. ...

    Blog | June 28, 2014
  10. Vince Neil of Motley Crue gets approval to start AFL franchise in...

    Vince Neil, the lead singer of Motley Crue, is ready to kickstart a new venture after his rock band winds down its final farewell tour, as he has gotten approval to "build a Las Vegas team from scratch" in the AFL, the Las Vegas Sun reported Friday.

    Story | Conversation | June 20, 2014
  11. Fans tab Gurley as SEC's top pick in 2015

    Chris Low

    The past two NFL drafts have come and gone without a running back being selected in the first round, which had never happened in the common draft era, which dates to the NFL-AFL merger in 1967. Teams are waiting until later in the draft to get the...

    Blog | May 19, 2014
  12. Tuesday Morning Quarterback -- Twilight of the Running Back

    Gregg Easterbrook

    Tuesday Morning Quarterback: Gregg Easterbrook comments on every team's draft and examines the twilight of the running back.

    Story | Conversation | May 13, 2014
  13. Raiders top draft picks: Marcus Allen

    Paul Gutierrez

    Our countdown of the best Oakland Raiders draft picks since the 1970 AFL-NFL merger concludes with running back Marcus Allen topping the list at No. 1 ... Marcus Allen (USC, first round, No. 10 overall, 1982) The Raiders were still technically ...

    Blog | May 08, 2014
  14. Raiders bottom draft picks: John Clay

    Paul Gutierrez

    Our countdown of the worst Oakland Raiders draft picks since the 1970 AFL-NFL merger continues with offensive tackle John Clay checking in at No. 2... OT John Clay (Missouri, first round, No. 15 overall in 1987) Who else was available? WR Haywood...

    Blog | May 05, 2014
  15. Raiders top draft picks: Howie Long

    Paul Gutierrez

    Our countdown of the best Oakland Raiders draft picks since the 1970 AFL-NFL merger continues with defensive end Howie Long checking in at No. 2. Howie Long (Villanova, second round, No. 48 overall, 1981) The Raiders had just won Super Bowl XV,...

    Blog | May 05, 2014
  16. Raiders' bottom draft picks: Ro' McClain

    Paul Gutierrez

    Let's continue our countdown of the worst Oakland Raiders draft picks since the 1970 AFL-NFL merger with linebacker Rolando McClain checking in at No. 3... LB Rolando McClain (Alabama, first round, No. 8 overall in 2010) Who else was available? S...

    Blog | May 02, 2014