Archive for January, 2012

Countdown to the Super Bowl: 6 days

We are six days from the Super Bowl. And when you think of the number six and Super Bowls it can only mean one thing — the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Marshall steals the show

A few observations after the AFC ran away with the 2012 Pro Bowl, 59-41:

Brady has no excuse for pep rally confidence

Sometimes, even Tom Brady has to catch himself.

Belichick says he’s earned Indy hospitality

The early results suggest Patriots coach Bill Belichick is enjoying this trip to Indianapolis more than any other.

Countdown to the Super Bowl: 7 days

We are seven days away from the Super Bowl, and this one’s for John! John Elway, that is.

Watch: Eagles’ McCoy wired for sound

Eagles RB LeSean McCoy was wired for sound during Saturday’s practice and he took his job seriously.

Pro Bowl outtake: Do the Raji dance

One more outtake from Thursday’s practice, where Packers DT B.J. Raji was caught on camera teaching one soldier how to do the Raji dance.

Pro Bowl outtake: McGahee fires back at Ravens fan

A couple of short, but sweet leftovers from Thursday’s Pro Bowl practice at Hickam Air Force Base.

Players keen on winning share of Pro Bowl stakes

While the Pro Bowl is all about having a good time and putting on a good show, don’t think for a second that getting that winner’s share (aproximately, $50,000 for the winning team and $25,000 for the losers, according to the players) isn’t on everyone’s mind.

NFC keeps things light — and tricky — on Ohana Day

While the AFC continued to keep things strictly business, the NFC again toyed with various offensive alignments and formations on their final day of Pro Bowl preparation.

La Canfora: Manning decision made weeks ago

While it remains to be seen if Peyton Manning will ever play again, any misperceptions that the four-time NFL MVP will do so with the Colts appear to be long gone.

Countdown to the Super Bowl: 8 days

We are now eight days away from the Super Bowl. And while we could pay homage to the No. 8 worn by three-time Super Bowl champion Troy Aikman (the best quarterback of the 1990s), we instead shall honor legendary Jerry Rice, who had eight career touchdown receptions in the Super Bowl.

Pro Bowlers talk Manning, legacies

With Peyton Manning‘s end in Indianapolis coming sooner or later, NFL.com’s Jeff Darlington spoke to some Pro Bowlers to find out what it means for players and fan bases when a legendary player finally moves on.

Watch: B.J. Raji wired for sound

Watch as B.J. Raji shows off how it’s done during Pro Bowl week.

Forte patiently waiting for new Bears GM, new deal

Matt Forte sounds like a man who believes he’ll be playing in Chicago next season, albeit with a lot of changes.

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