Tom Brady has overcome a depleted receiving corps in leading the New England Patriots to a 2-0 start. His next challenge comes from a defense featuring Darrelle Revis, the best cornerback the two-time National Football League Most Valuable Player says he’s ever faced.
Peyton Manning got the best of younger brother Eli for the third time in as many meetings, helping the Denver Broncos pull away for a 41-23 win over the New York Giants in a game that was the worst-possible scenario for the father of the two quarterbacks.
Peyton Manning started the National Football League season in record fashion, throwing seven touchdown passes to lead the Denver Broncos to a 49-27 win against the defending Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens.
The New England Patriots designated Pro Bowl wide receiver Wes Welker as their franchise player ahead of yesterday’s National Football League deadline, while Houston Texans running back Arian Foster avoided the tag by agreeing to a long-term contract extension.
Pro Bowl running backs Matt Forte of the Chicago Bears and Ray Rice of the Baltimore Ravens received new contracts ahead of the National Football League’s deadline for franchise players to sign long-term deals.
Former Pro Bowl wide receivers Percy Harvin and Anquan Boldin are on the verge of switching teams as the National Football League’s free-agent signing period begins today with fellow wideouts Mike Wallace, Greg Jennings and Wes Welker among the top players on the market.