The San Francisco Bay Area will host the National Football League’s 50th Super Bowl in 2016 at the 49ers’ stadium that is set to open next year, while Houston was picked as the site of the 2017 championship game.
Hall of Fame defensive tackle “Mean” Joe Greene retired from the Pittsburgh Steelers after a playing career and coaching and front-office stints that totaled 27 years and six Super Bowls with the franchise.
Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III helped make 2012 the year of the rookie quarterback in the National Football League after becoming the first duo at the position selected first and second in the draft in 13 years.
As one of eight brothers who played college football, Derriel McCorvey says he has the game in his blood. Now the Louisiana lawyer is trying to make the National Football League bleed over claims that it concealed data about the dangers of concussions.
Offensive tackles were the top two picks in the National Football League draft for the second time in the Super Bowl era, the New York Jets picked up a potential replacement for Darrelle Revis and no running backs were taken in the opening round for the first time since 1963.
Darrelle Revis is already making his presence felt for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who are now favored by oddsmakers against the New York Jets when the teams meet in the opening week of the National Football League season.