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  1. Brees surpasses Brady in annual salary

    James Walker

    There is a new sheriff in town -- at least monetarily. New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees surpassed three-time Super Bowl champion Tom Brady in average annual salary with this week's new five-year, $100 million contract. Brees will average ...

    Blog | July 14, 2012
  2. Tom Brady is third most powerful athlete

    James Walker

    A Super Bowl appearance isn't the only thing New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady currently has going for him. Bloomberg Businessweek did an in-depth ranking system of the most powerful athletes in 2012. Brady was right at the top. He ranked...

    Blog | January 26, 2012
  3. Why Patriots are going to the Super Bowl

    James Walker

    "Here's an opening statement you can take to the bank: The New England Patriots will win the AFC East." -- AFC East blog, Nov. 11, 2011 Remember six weeks ago when I guaranteed the Patriots will win the AFC East? The statement sparked plenty of doub...

    Blog | December 21, 2011
  4. Tom Brady -- not Aaron Rodgers -- is MVP

    James Walker

    No. 12 deserves the NFL's Most Valuable Player award this season. But it's not who you think. Contrary to popular belief, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is not this year's MVP. That distinction, for the second straight year, should go...

    Blog | December 07, 2011
  5. QBR: '07 Brady better than '11 Rodgers

    James Walker

    There is a lot of discussion of whether Aaron Rodgers of the Green Bay Packers is having the best season ever for a quarterback. But according to the Total Quarterback Rating, Tom Brady was better in the 2007. Just barely. Through nine games, the ...

    Blog | November 16, 2011
  6. Colt McCoy sharp in preseason debut

    James Walker

    CLEVELAND -- Browns second-year quarterback Colt McCoy got off to a fast start to his 2011 preseason. McCoy led Cleveland's first-team offense to two touchdown drives in the first half Saturday night against the defending champion Green Bay Packers. ...

    Blog | August 13, 2011
  7. Poll: Can Hillis reverse 'Madden' curse?

    James Walker

    While fans of contending teams don't seem too bothered that their star player was knocked out of the "Madden NFL 12" cover tournament, Cleveland Browns fans are treating this offseason event like their Super Bowl. Browns running back Peyton Hillis...

    Blog | April 20, 2011
  8. 'Madden' tourney results coming tomorrow

    James Walker

    Will the Dawgpound have reason to celebrate Monday or suffer another disappointment? Cleveland Browns running back Peyton Hillis continues his improbable run through the "Madden NFL 12" cover tournament, and Final Four results will be announced to...

    Blog | April 17, 2011
  9. Hillis advances to 'Madden' Final Four

    James Walker

    The string of upsets continue for Cleveland Browns running back Peyton Hillis. On Monday, announced that Hillis has advanced to the Final Four of the "Madden NFL 12" cover tournament. Hillis, a No. 10 seed, defeated Kansas City Chiefs run...

    Blog | April 11, 2011
  10. Error-prone Steelers sealed their own fate

    James Walker

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The team with the most championship experience committed three ugly turnovers in Super Bowl XLV. A veteran group that came to Texas with plenty of hardware looked shell-shocked early in the first half, falling behind by 18 poin...

    Blog | February 07, 2011
  11. Take your pick recap: Steelers or Packers?

    James Walker

    In our final "Take your pick" of the football season, we ask who will win Super Bowl XLV between the Green Bay Packers and Pittsburgh Steelers? Here were some responses from our division inbox and AFC North Twitter page: Merrick from Charlottes...

    Blog | February 04, 2011
  12. Take your pick: Steelers or Packers?

    James Walker

    Everyone knew this was coming. We have the final "Take your pick" of the season in the AFC North blog, and it involves the last two teams standing. Who will win Sunday's Super Bowl XLV matchup between the Pittsburgh Steelers (14-4) and Green Bay P...

    Blog | February 03, 2011
  13. Steelers: Rodgers 'hot as fish grease'

    James Walker

    FORT WORTH, Texas -- For nearly two weeks, the Pittsburgh Steelers have been singing the praises of Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers. As the No. 6 seed in the NFC, Rodgers' performance is the biggest reason Green Bay has advanced and no...

    Blog | February 02, 2011
  14. Video: Roethlisberger conversation

    James Walker

    Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger discusses with Merril Hoge what it would mean to win a third Super Bowl title. Roethlisberger also talked about not having big numbers and the skills of Green Bay Packers counterpart Aaron Rodgers....

    Blog | January 30, 2011
  15. LaMarr Woodley peaks in the postseason

    James Walker

    PITTSBURGH -- Of all the great pass-rushers in NFL history, Steelers linebacker LaMarr Woodley stands alone in one important category. In the AFC Championship Game victory over the New York Jets, Woodley became the first player to record at least ...

    Blog | January 29, 2011
  16. TYP recap: Rodgers or Roethlisberger?

    James Walker

    We had another tough "Take your pick" this week in the AFC North blog. We asked which quarterback would you rather have in Super Bowl XLV: Aaron Rodgers of the Green Bay Packers or Pittsburgh Steelers counterpart Ben Roethlisberger. Here are some ...

    Blog | January 27, 2011