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  1. Foles: Jackson was 'great teammate to me'

    Andy Jasner

    Philadelphia Eaglesquarterback Nick Foles served as an honorary captain for the Arena Football League's Philadelphia Soul in their 54-41 victory over the Jacksonville Sharks on Saturday. Foles was queried by Comcast SportsNet and wound up answerin...

    Blog | April 20, 2014
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  3. Coaching background helps Will McClay

    Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas -- One element I was not able to work into Tuesday's feature on Dallas Cowboys assistant director of player personnel Will McClay was his coaching background. He was a defensive coordinator for five Arena Football League teams, inclu...

    Blog | April 16, 2014
  4. Mt. Rushmore: San Francisco 49ers

    Bill Williamson

    We are taking an NFL Nation look at a team's four-man Mount Rushmore. Choosing the four-man shrine for the San Francisco 49ers is a difficult tast. This is a team rich in history, dating well before the AFL-NFL merger. Anyone can pick a combinatio...

    Blog | February 13, 2014
  5. Unflappable Brooks nervous about Hall vote

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- In his office at the Tampa Bay Storm's headquarters last week, Derrick Brooks looked the part of a successful president of an Arena Football League team. He also looked as though he could still go out and play linebacker in the Nationa...

    Blog | January 27, 2014
  6. Top stats to know: Super Bowl matchup

    ESPN Stats & Information

    What are the top stats to know on the Super Bowl matchup between the Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos? Best of the best This will be the fifth time since the AFL and NFL merged that the league's top-scoring offense played the top-scoring defen...

    Blog | January 19, 2014
  7. Raiders know intra-division AFC title games

    Paul Gutierrez

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- When the San Francisco 49ers and Seattle Seahawks meet Sunday for the NFC title, it will mark the 18th time since the AFL/NFL merger of 1970 that teams from the same division play in a conference championship game. But it's only...

    Blog | January 15, 2014
  8. Happy Birthday, Super Bowl!

    espnW

    On this day in 1967, the first Super Bowl was held at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. Then known as the AFL-NFL World Championship, it featured the champion team from each of the soon-to-be-merged leagues. The NFL's Green Bay Packers defeated the ...

    Blog | January 15, 2014
  9. Jay Gruden takes unusual path to Redskins

    John Keim

    ASHBURN, Va. -- His path started out as a typical one, with Jay Gruden starring at quarterback for the University of Louisville. He left there as the Cardinals' all-time leading passer. But there was no shot at the NFL. He's not tall, he's not str...

    Blog | January 09, 2014
  10. Texas A&M Aggies' Johnny Manziel will immediately become the bigg...

    Jean-Jacques Taylor

    Johnny Manziel will instantly become the biggest celebrity QB the NFL has seen since Broadway Joe.

    Story | Conversation | January 08, 2014
  11. Rapid Reaction: Washington Redskins

    John Keim

    LANDOVER, Md. -- A few thoughts on the Washington Redskins' 24-23 loss to the Dallas Cowboys: What it means: The Redskins have lost seven consecutive games, tying the franchise record for the longest streak since the 1970 NFL-AFL merger. They're ...

    Blog | December 22, 2013
  12. 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
  13. Weather puts chill in Broncos' kicking plans

    Jeff Legwold

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Denver Broncos kicker Matt Prater owns the best field goal percentage from 50 yards and beyond of any player in league history who started his career after the league's AFL-NFL merger in 1970. He's also never missed a kick of ...

    Blog | November 25, 2013
  14. Inside the matchup: Broncos vs Chiefs

    John Parolin, ESPN Stats & Info

    Sunday's game between the Denver Broncos and Kansas City Chiefs isn't just two divisional rivals jockeying for position. Via the Elias Sports Bureau, it's only the fourth game since the AFL-NFL merger in 1970 to feature two teams with at least eight ...

    Blog | November 14, 2013
  15. Wilson had his best under duress

    Terry Blount

    RENTON, Wash. -- Seattle Seahawks signal-caller Russell Wilson is the fourth quarterback since AFL-NFL merger in 1970 to win his first 12 career starts at home, joining Danny White, Kurt Warner and, Marc Bulger. The interesting thing about Wilson'...

    Blog | November 06, 2013
  16. Arena goalposts installed at Washington Redskins facility

    John Keim

    Kai Forbath hopes the Arena League will improve his kicking. He's not going there, but he did get his wish to have Arena League goalposts installed at Redskins Park.

    Story | Conversation | November 01, 2013
  17. Chargers honoring '63 championship team

    Eric D. Williams

    SAN DIEGO -- Lance Alworth fought back tears during a news conference here announcing the San Diego Chargers will induct the entire 1963 American Football League championship team into the franchise's Ring of Honor. This year marks the 50th annive...

    Blog | October 28, 2013