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  1. Arizona Cardinals Larry Fitzgerald exposed - ESPN The Magazine Bo...

    Morty Ain

    Larry Fitzgerald talked with reporter Morty Ain about what it was like to take it all off for ESPN The Magazine's Body Issue and reveals his love of chess

    Story | Conversation | June 26, 2014
  2. Inside the Manning-Seattle D chess match

    Mike Sando

    Pro Bowl safety Earl Thomas' intensity grew Thursday as the Seattle Seahawks completed their final team-wide media session before Super Bowl XLVIII. Thomas sounded ready to walk directly from the podium to the field at MetLife Stadium. "Any quarte...

    Blog | January 31, 2014
  3. Curtis Martin on Peyton: Chess master

    Rich Cimini

    Curtis Martin always has been an admirer of Peyton Manning. Two years ago, the Hall of Famer wanted to see the New York Jets pursue Manning as a free agent. On Sunday, Martin believes Manning will be the difference in Super Bowl XLVIII. "I think t...

    Blog | January 27, 2014
  4. Up-tempo chess match: Ryan vs. Kelly

    Mike Triplett

    METAIRIE, La. -- All of the descriptions I've heard about the way Philadelphia Eagles coach Chip Kelly likes to move his players around in various formations to create confusion reminds me a lot of how we've seen Rob Ryan operate since he became defe...

    Blog | January 03, 2014
  5. Big Ben on no-huddle, second-year QBs

    Scott Brown

    PITTSBURGH -- Ben Roethlisberger has long thrived in the no-huddle offense, and the Steelers quarterback provided some insight during his weekly media chat into why he is such a big fan of the attack. "I think the game of football is a chess match...

    Blog | November 26, 2013
  6. Upon Further Review: Bills Week 11

    Mike Rodak

    ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- A review of four hot issues from the Buffalo Bills' 37-14 win over the New York Jets: Bills' defense keeps it simple: The first matchup between the Bills and Jets this season, back in Week 3, was assumed to be a chess match b...

    Blog | November 18, 2013
  7. Film review: Rex outsmarts Payton, Brees

    Rich Cimini

    One last look back at the New York Jets' 26-20 upset of the New Orleans Saints: Rex outsmarts Payton: The game was billed as Ryan vs. Ryan, but it never was going to be Rex against Rob, the Saints' defensive coordinator. It was really a chess matc...

    Blog | November 05, 2013
  8. Dolphins prepare for Brady 'chess match'

    James Walker

    DAVIE, Fla. -- New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is not the kind of player a team wants to face on a three-game losing streak. However, that's the position the Miami Dolphins (3-3) are in heading into Sunday's game against the first-place Pa...

    Blog | October 24, 2013
  9. Chess match: Fletcher versus Manning

    John Keim

    ASHBURN, Va. -- Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning waves his arms, shouts signals and tries to confuse the defense -- either with an audible or with a false call. He's one of the best in the NFL, perhaps the best, at doing this and at knowing ...

    Blog | October 24, 2013
  10. Cook's 'chess game' protects King Dalton

    Coley Harvey

    CINCINNATI -- If there were another position on the football field that Cincinnati Bengals center Kyle Cook could play, according to him, it would be quarterback. No, don't rub your eyes and don't adjust your computer screen. If you're reading thi...

    Blog | October 17, 2013
  11. Blitzing could define Pettine-Rex reunion

    Mike Rodak

    There's a chess match brewing this Sunday in the Meadowlands. You don't need a media guide to know that Buffalo Bills defensive coordinator Mike Pettine got his start in NFL coaching in Baltimore with now-Jets head coach Rex Ryan. The two have sha...

    Blog | September 17, 2013
  12. About Last Night: Royal Flush

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy playing chess while everyone else was eating checkers, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday: Powered by a clutch Alex Gordon triple, the Kansas City Royals bagged their eighth consecutive win as they held off the T...

    Blog | August 01, 2013
  13. Versatility makes Collins an intriguing piece

    Mike Rodak

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The New England Patriots will have a new chess piece to play with on defense next season in former Southern Miss linebacker/defensive end Jamie Collins. A high school quarterback who began his college career as a 212-pound saf...

    Blog | April 26, 2013
  14. The Chess Piece: Tavon Austin and the Future of Skill Position Pl...

    Robert Mays

    Before making his fourth move in five years, Dana Holgorsen needed a little convincing. West Virginia had contacted the Oklahoma State offensive coordinator and expressed interest in grooming him to be its next head coach. But prior to any commitment...

    Blog | April 25, 2013
  15. Congress members, experts nudge NFL players union to get moving o...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Congress can't officially referee the chess game between the NFL and its players' union regarding the implementation of testing for human growth hormone, but some flags were thrown anyway during a hearing Wednesday on Capitol Hill.

    Story | Conversation | December 12, 2012
  16. Bruschi's Breakdown: New England Patriots must match wits with Pe...

    Tedy Bruschi and Mike Reiss

    Chess match with Peyton might come down to stopping McGahee.

    Story | Conversation | October 04, 2012