The Philadelphia Eagles acquired running back Darren Sproles from the New Orleans Saints, creating a versatile backfield pairing with LeSean McCoy, the National Football League’s leading rusher last season.
Jonathan Martin was traded to the San Francisco 49ers by the Miami Dolphins, a month after an investigation found he was harassed by three fellow offensive linemen, leading to his departure from the team.
Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Percy Harvin will miss the National Football Conference championship game tomorrow because he hasn’t recovered from a concussion sustained against the New Orleans Saints a week ago.
Larry Kennedy was rooting against the New England Patriots this week, and not just because they often beat his favorite team, the Buffalo Bills. He figured a Denver Broncos win would provide a better chance to make money renting out his Manhattan apartment for the Super Bowl.