The Seattle Seahawks clinched a National Football League postseason berth with a 42-13 rout of the San Francisco 49ers, leaving two of the 12 playoff spots undecided heading into the final week of the regular season.
The San Francisco 49ers blew a 28- point lead before pulling out a 41-34 victory at New England in a matchup of National Football League division leaders, ending the Patriots’ seven-game winning streak to seal a playoff spot.
The National Football League and its union, which had two players involved in three violent deaths in a week, may face increased pressure to improve how they help players with mental-health and substance-abuse issues because of fan expectations.
The New York Jets beat the Jacksonville Jaguars 17-10 while the Washington Redskins and Dallas Cowboys both won to leave the New York Giants needing to beat the New Orleans Saints today to retain their division lead.
Ben Roethlisberger has more than a sprained shoulder that will force him to miss this week’s game against the Baltimore Ravens. The Pittsburgh Steelers’ quarterback said today he also has a dislocated rib that could puncture his aorta.
Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger suffered a sprained throwing shoulder in last night’s win against Kansas City and will undergo further tests today to determine the extent of the injury.
The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Kansas City Chiefs 16-13 on a field goal less than one minute into overtime, a win that was marred by the loss of quarterback Ben Roethlisberger to a right shoulder injury.
Eli Manning and the New York Giants broke out of their slump with a 38-10 win over the Green Bay Packers, with Manning throwing three touchdown passes to eclipse Phil Simms for the most in franchise history.