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  1. Double Coverage: Raiders at Jets

    Rich Cimini and Paul Gutierrez

    The New York Jets and Oakland Raiders are a lot alike. They're rebuilding teams, slumping and struggling for answers at the quarterback position -- and yet they remain mathematically alive in the AFC wild-card race. Go figure. The old AFL rivals m...

    Blog | December 05, 2013
  2. NFL - Josh Freeman among 12 quarterbacks facing a referendum in 2...

    Chris Sprow

    Should the Buccaneers sign Josh Freeman to a long-term contract? Based solely on his impressive passing totals, maybe, but Freeman is one of a dozen QBs who must be judged with a different measuring stick in the new NFL, writes Chris Sprow.

    Story | Conversation | May 30, 2013
  3. Ron Jaworski serious about Tim Tebow in AFL

    Could it be Tebow Time in the Arena Football League?

    Story | Conversation | May 22, 2013
  4. AFC East Stock Watch

    James Walker

    FALLING 1. Miami Dolphins' poise: The Dolphins (0-6) are setting records for being inept. They are the first team to blow a 15-point lead in the final three minutes since the NFL-AFL merger, according to the Elias Sports Bureau. Once Denver Bronco...

    Blog | October 25, 2011
  5. Former AFL star Cookie Gilchrist dies of cancer at 75

    Former AFL star fullback Cookie Gilchrist has died of cancer at 75.

    Story | Conversation | January 10, 2011
  6. NFL: For the New York Jets, the barrier to being elite will be Ma...

    KC Joyner

    KC Joyner looked at every top-five defense (in points allowed) since the 1970 AFL-NFL merger; a very high percentage of those teams made the playoffs. In terms of how far they go, however, that comes back to QB play -- and therein lies the problem for the 2010 New York Jets.

    Story | Conversation | September 01, 2010
  7. AFL star Edgerson next on Bills' Wall

    Tim Graham

    The Buffalo Bills have announced the next name to be posted on their Wall of Fame. No, it won't be Lou Saban or Cookie Gilchrist. The Bills will honor cornerback Booker Edgerson at halftime of the Week 4 game against the New York Jets. While...

    Blog | May 03, 2010
  8. AFC East influential in top five draft classes

    Tim Graham

    This must be some sort of record. In three straight posts, I mention NFC West blogger Mike Sando. The guy's all over the place. Sando has completed a project to determine the five greatest draft classes since 1967, when the NFL and AFL combi...

    Blog | April 16, 2010
  9. Tom Brady looks like the Tom Brady fantasy option of old in torch...

    Tristan H. Cockcroft

    Tristan H. Cockcroft has the Week 6 fantasy highlights (Tom Brady's big day) and lowlights (the Seahawks' offense).

    Story | Conversation | October 18, 2009
  10. Sanchez joins small rookie QB club

    Tim Graham

    Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Graham The New York Jets have unearthed some info that shows just how rare it is for a rookie quarterback to win a season opener on the road. Mark Sanchez became only the fourth since the NFL-AFL merger to accomplish th...

    Blog | September 13, 2009
  11. AFC East featured in 10 of 16 AFL Legacy Games

    Tim Graham

    Herb Scharfman/Sports Imagery/Getty Images The AFC East will feature several 'Legacy' games in the upcoming season, where the players will wear the jerseys of their AFL predecessors, similar to th...

    Blog | May 05, 2009
  12. Oilers fans: How do you feel about Titans throwbacks?

    Paul Kuharsky

    Posted by ESPN.com's Paul Kuharsky Back on March 24th, given what we knew about the Legacy Games celebrating the 50th anniversary of the AFL, we attempted to piece together when the Titans would wear the uniforms of the 1960 Houston Oilers. Turns...

    Blog | May 05, 2009
  13. NFL to have AFL legacy games this season among original eight tea...

    The NFL will stage 16 games this season to honor the American Football League, which turns 50 in 2010.

    Story | Conversation | May 05, 2009
  14. Original AFL teams to wear throwback unis in '09

    Bill Williamson

    Posted by ESPN.com's Bill Williamson Check out the AFC West teams' new uniforms -- well, for two games. As part of the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the American Football League, all eight of the original teams will wear throwback AF...

    Blog | March 25, 2009
  15. When will the Titans wear AFL throwbacks?

    Paul Kuharsky

    Posted by ESPN.com's Paul Kuharsky As part of a 50th anniversary celebration of the AFL, the original eight teams will play two regular-season games this year wearing legacy uniforms. Michael Zilz ...

    Blog | March 24, 2009
  16. History unfavorable for Mangini's new job

    James Walker

    Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Graham For only the fifth time since the NFL-AFL merger, a head coach with a losing record in his first go-round has been hired by another team without missing a season. Eric Mangini went 23-25 in his three seasons with the N...

    Blog | January 08, 2009