New York Jets General Manager John Idzik said decisions on the status of quarterback Mark Sanchez or whether to trade All-Pro cornerback Darrelle Revis are premature, and that competition will determine the roster.
Robert Griffin III, Russell Wilson and Andrew Luck set rookie-quarterback records all season, exceeding expectations. Now they will get their first taste of the playoffs, with two of their teams going head-to-head in the opening round.
The Seattle Seahawks rounded out the field for the second round of the National Football League playoffs by erasing a 14-point deficit and winning on the road in the postseason for the first time since 1983.
Pete Carroll talks about getting fired as head coach of the New York Jets and New England Patriots in the Aug. 2 issue of Bloomberg Businessweek and how that helped him develop his own coaching style. It eventually led him to return to coaching in the National Football League with the Seattle Seahawks.
The University of Southern California was stripped of football victories including its 2004 season national championship for what the National Collegiate Athletic Association called rules violations that “strike at the heart” of amateurism.