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  1. Justin Tucker almost wins Pro Bowl

    Jamison Hensley

    Kicker Justin Tucker, the Baltimore Ravens' Most Valuable Player this season, almost became the hero of the Pro Bowl on Sunday. Tucker had a chance to win the Pro Bowl in the final seconds but his 67-yard field-goal attempt came up short. This led...

    Blog | January 26, 2014
  2. Sherman says Ali is his inspiration

    Terry Blount

    RENTON, Wash. -- Richard Sherman has said many times that one of his heroes is Muhammad Ali. After his recent braggadocios rant Sunday, some people have compared Sherman to Ali's bravado in his heyday. But Sherman sees Ali in a much more seriou...

    Blog | January 22, 2014
  3. Kelvin Benjamin of Florida State Seminoles entering NFL draft

    Florida State wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin, who had the game-winning TD in the Vizio BCS National Championship, told ESPN's Joe Schad on Friday that he will enter the NFL draft.

    Story | Conversation | January 10, 2014
  4. Graham: From unemployed to playoff hero

    Mike Triplett

    When Shayne Graham was sitting at home last month, hoping for a phone call that would put him back to work, he insisted that he still envisioned himself making game-winning kicks in the playoffs like he did for the New Orleans Saints on Saturday nigh...

    Blog | January 06, 2014
  5. The Bengals' unsung heroes of 2013

    Coley Harvey

    CINCINNATI -- While the Cincinnati Bengals' 2013 season is very much alive and well with an appearance in this weekend's opening round of the playoffs, the calendar year itself is now over. Since the year has come to a close, there's no time like ...

    Blog | January 01, 2014
  6. Manziel leaves as a winner

    Alex Scarborough

    ATLANTA -- They lined up inside the bowels of the Georgia Dome hoping to catch one final glimpse of Johnny Football. One boy wore his No. 2 Texas A&M jersey, shifting nervously from one foot to another as he waited impatiently for his hero's arrival....

    Blog | January 01, 2014
  7. Kyle Orton's chance to be a hero fades late

    Todd Archer

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The chance to be a hero was there for Kyle Orton. He could put his name next to Clint Longley, Jason Garrett, Steve Beuerlein and Bernie Kosar as backup quarterbacks who saved a game -- or, in Sunday's case, a season -- for the...

    Blog | December 30, 2013
  8. San Francisco 49ers place Mario Manningham on IR

    Bill Williamson

    San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Mario Manningham, who never fully bounced back from a December 2012 injury in which he tore his ACL and PCL, is out for the rest of the season.

    Story | Conversation | December 27, 2013
  9. Moss won't reflect on Redskins career

    John Keim

    ASHBURN, Va. -- He was here for three magical playoff runs and two horrendous finishes. He's survived two coaching changes. He became an instant hero early in his first season here, catching two touchdown passes to win at Dallas. He's also experie...

    Blog | December 25, 2013
  10. Michael Thomas of Miami Dolphins named AFC Defensive Player of th...

    James Walker

    The magical week for Miami Dolphins backup defensive back Michael Thomas continues.

    Story | Conversation | December 18, 2013
  11. Garrett Hartley, Chris Carr released by New Orleans Saints

    Mike Triplett

    The New Orleans Saints released kicker and former playoff hero Garrett Hartley on Tuesday, ending his turbulent six-year tenure with the team.

    Story | Conversation | December 17, 2013
  12. PK Dawson getting used to great weather

    Bill Williamson

    SANTA CLARA, Calif -- While San Francisco 49ers place kicker Phil Dawson played the hero on a clear California Sunday, the story of the NFL was being played on snow-covered fields. Several games in Week 14 were played in snowstorms. Dawson paid cl...

    Blog | December 12, 2013
  13. Upon Further Review: Steelers Week 14

    Scott Brown

    PITTSBURGH -- A review of four hot issues from the Pittsburgh Steelers' 34-28 loss to the Miami Dolphins: Unlikely heroes foil Steelers: The Steelers (5-8) let a backup running back and a tight end who became a starter because of a preseason injur...

    Blog | December 09, 2013
  14. Fantasy Football - Best, worst Week 14 matchups

    Scott Kacsmar

    Scott Kacsmar examines the best and worst Week 14 fantasy matchups.

    Story | Conversation | December 03, 2013
  15. Jags rally by Browns despite Josh Gordon's 2nd straight 200-yard ...

    Cecil Shorts caught a 20-yard touchdown pass from Chad Henne with 40 seconds left, rallying the Jacksonville Jaguars to a 32-28 win over the Cleveland Browns on Sunday.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | December 01, 2013
  16. Harkey the unsung hero of rushing revival

    Nick Wagoner

    EARTH CITY, Mo. -- It is NFL custom for successful running backs to take care of the offensive linemen, tight ends and fullbacks who open holes for them during the course of the season. But what happens if the two backs you have created so much sp...

    Blog | November 29, 2013