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  1. RTC: Offensive linemen this week's unsung heroes

    Tania Ganguli

    Reading the coverage of the Houston Texans ... Texans quarterback Ryan Mallett enjoyed the fruits of his offensive line's best game of the season. They were unsung heroes against the Cleveland Browns, writes John McClain of the Houston Chronicle. ...

    Blog | November 20, 2014
  2. Niners LB Ahmad Brooks 'working through something'

    Paul Gutierrez

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Observed and heard in the locker room after the San Francisco 49ers' 16-10 victory over the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium: Aldon Smith's return meant a significant reduction in the snap count of last week's hero, Ahma...

    Blog | November 16, 2014
  3. Brian Cushing's ancestor, a Civil War hero, received a Medal of H...

    Tania Ganguli

    HOUSTON -- Last week, Houston Texans linebacker Brian Cushing learned a little bit more about his family's history in an extraordinary way. Alonzo Cushing, Brian's great-great-uncle, was a Union Civil War hero. Last Thursday, more than 151 years afte...

    Blog | November 13, 2014
  4. Jack Chevigny: Football and war hero

    Steve Wulf

    Steve Wulf tells the story of Jack Chevigny who played football for and coached with Knute Rockne at Notre Dame, scored the original "for the Gipper" touchdown, head coached at the University of Texas, enlisted in the Marines in his mid-thirties and died on the beach at Iwo Jima.

    Story | Conversation | November 11, 2014
  5. Saints' Corey White goes from goat to hero

    Mike Triplett

    NEW ORLEANS -- No individual New Orleans Saints player experienced more redemption Sunday night than cornerback Corey White. White made two huge plays that helped turn the Saints' 44-23 victory against the Green Bay Packers. And he was solid all n...

    Blog | October 27, 2014
  6. Backfield breakdown entering Week 8

    Eric Karabell

    The running back hero in the first New England Patriots game after the Stevan Ridley season-ending knee injury was obviously Shane Vereen. He scored 23 fantasy points, which led all NFL running backs in Week 7. Vereen did most of his statistical ...

    Blog | October 21, 2014
  7. Ohio sandwich chain cashing in on success of Cleveland Browns qua...

    Darren Rovell

    An Ohio sandwich chain is cashing in on the success of Browns quarterback Brian Hoyer.

    Story | Conversation | October 13, 2014
  8. Jon Ryan is Seattle's unsung hero

    Terry Blount

    LANDOVER, Md. -- Everyone can see how much quarterback Russell Wilson means to the success of the Seahawks, but the unsung hero on the team this season is punter Jon Ryan. He is ESPN's Stats & Information Punter of the Week of the second time ...

    Blog | October 07, 2014
  9. Browns WR Travis Benjamin goes from goat to hero in win over Tita...

    Jeremy Fowler

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Through three quarters Sunday, it seemed Travis Benjamin was risking his place on the Browns' roster. The fourth-round pick in 2012 out of Miami had 27 career catches in two-plus seasons, one shortened by injury. He entered Sun...

    Blog | October 05, 2014
  10. Browns QBs Brian Hoyer and Johnny Manziel represent old vs. new C...

    David Fleming

    Native son Brian Hoyer has held off Johnny Manziel as QB1 of the upstart Browns. But who will own the future? It's a debate that is nothing short of a referendum on the city's rebirth, writes David Fleming in ESPN The Magazine's Cleveland Issue.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2014
  11. RTC: The good, the bad and the ugly

    Mike Wells

    Here's Tuesday's Reading the Coverage: Conrad Brunner of 1070thefan.com gives his "good, bad and ugly" from Colts' 30-27 loss to Philly Zak Keefer of the Indy Star writes about how Eagles running back Darren Sproles was the hero of the game. He...

    Blog | September 16, 2014
  12. Geno Smith makes strides against Packers

    Mike Mazzeo

    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Geno Smith could've been a hero. Should've been a hero. Wasn't a hero. Smith played pretty darn well in the New York Jets' Sunday night loss against the Green Bay Packers, completing 16 of his 32 passes for 176 yards, one tou...

    Blog | September 15, 2014
  13. Charles Tillman's Peanut Punch historic for Chicago Bears

    Jon Greenberg

    As injured veteran cornerback Charles Tillman faces an uncertain future, his Peanut Punch always will be remembered as a key component of the Chicago Bears' defense.

    Story | Conversation | September 15, 2014
  14. Third-down dilemma nearly dooms Denver

    Jeff Legwold

    DENVER -- On fourth down, the Denver Broncos are game-savers; they suit up, slap on a cape and do some super-hero stuff. In both games this season, the Broncos' defense has made a play on fourth down as the clock wound down to stop a rally and pre...

    Blog | September 14, 2014
  15. Saints stand by Colston after fumble

    Mike Triplett

    ATLANTA -- For the second straight game, one of the New Orleans Saints' all-time greats played the role of both hero and goat. Receiver Marques Colston's fumble in overtime Sunday allowed the Atlanta Falcons to kick the game-winning field goal for...

    Blog | September 07, 2014
  16. Calf injury limits Manningham in finale

    Mike Mazzeo

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Super Bowl XLVI hero Mario Manningham's second stint with the New York Giants may turn out to be a short one. Final roster cuts must be made by Saturday at 6 p.m. ET, and Manningham didn't do anything to distinguish himsel...

    Blog | August 29, 2014