Home Depot Inc. co-founder Arthur Blank, having bought the Atlanta Falcons, is getting help from the city to build a $1.2 billion football stadium to replace a venue that a skeptic noted is barely older than Miley Cyrus.
The New York Jets signed Michael Vick and cut Mark Sanchez, adding a veteran backup quarterback while ending an up-and-down five-year relationship with the passer who led them to two conference title games.
Mario Manningham is returning to the New York Giants after two injury-filled seasons with the San Francisco 49ers, and fellow free-agent wide receiver Julian Edelman is staying with the New England Patriots.
When National Football League executives tried to alter rules for point-after-touchdown kicks several years ago, they were shot down. Now the debate has been renewed after teams last year missed five of 1,267 attempts.
Waiting for his coat after lunch yesterday, Woody Johnson, owner of the New York Jets, said he’s doing everything he can to make the Denver Broncos feel at home as they prep for the Super Bowl at the Jets’ training center.
The Atlanta Falcons cut Michael Turner, John Abraham and Dunta Robinson, shedding 31 seasons of combined National Football League experience as the team works to get under the salary cap by the March 12 deadline.