Mike Pereira calls himself a California guy who doesn’t like the cold. Never has. The National Football League’s former head of officiating once wore a neoprene wet suit under his uniform while working an especially frigid game in Buffalo, New York.
Greg Cosell, a professional football expert, predicted that the Denver Broncos will win a close Super Bowl game on Feb. 2 on the strength of Peyton Manning, who he called probably the best quarterback in history.
The NFL could be as big on Thursday night TV as it is on Sunday or Monday evenings, said Brian Rolapp, one of the National Football League executives negotiating the sale of broadcast rights for midweek games.