The NFL is investigating whether the New England Patriots deflated footballs that were used in their AFC championship game victory over the Indianapolis Colts.
The Patriots made it look easy in advancing to their sixth Super Bowl of the Belichick/Brady era.
A flurry of early money on the New England Patriots moved the game to pick ‘em at most major Las Vegas books Sunday night after the Seattle Seahawks opened by as much as 2.5-point favorites.
Russell Wilson hit Jermaine Kearse for a 35-yard touchdown in overtime to lift the Seattle Seahawks to an improbable 28-22 victory over Green Bay in the NFC championship game.
Thursday night games were such a success this season for CBS that the network extended its deal with the NFL through the 2015 season.
The Oakland Raiders are close to signing a one-year extension to remain at the Coliseum for the 2015 season.
The Indianapolis Colts remain healthy heading into Sunday’s AFC Championship game against the New England Patriots in Foxborough. Vontae Davis and Greg Toler expected to play.
The Green Bay Packers listed both their starting quarterback (Aaron Rodgers) and running back (Eddie Lacy) on the injury report as limited participants in Thursday’s practice. The team estimated that the two players would have been limited on Friday as well and gave both a probable chance to play on Sunday against the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field in the NFC championship game. The Packers list four players on their injury report and the Seahawks list seven (two not injury related) on theirs.
The San Francisco 49ers officially introduced Jim Tomsula as the team’s new head coach at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara Thursday.
Jim Tomsula has spent his entire NFL career in San Francisco with the 49ers, Jack Del Rio spent his childhood in the East Bay before gaining NFL fame.