Peyton Manning recorded his first National Football League playoff win in four years, helping the Denver Broncos set up a showdown with the New England Patriots and Tom Brady for a spot in the Super Bowl.
Greg Cosell, a senior producer at NFL Films Inc., predicted in an interview on Bloomberg Television’s “Political Capital with Al Hunt,” airing this weekend, that the New York Giants will defeat the New England Patriots 27-24 in the Super Bowl on Feb. 5.
Adrian Peterson of the Minnesota Vikings became the first running back in six years to win the National Football League’s Most Valuable Player award following a season in which he fell nine yards shy of breaking Eric Dickerson’s 28-year-old rushing record.
Isaac Bruce , who ranks second on the NFL career list with 15,208 yards receiving and fifth with 1,024 receptions, was traded by the San Francisco 49ers to the St. Louis Rams so he can retire with the team he helped lead to two Super Bowls.
Willie Gault, the former NFL wide receiver and Olympic sprinter, was accused by U.S. regulators of taking part in a scheme to artificially inflate the stock of a medical-device company that he helped manage.