NFL Wire News

  • Gurley and Peterson comparisons big story this week

    The Sports Xchange EARTH CITY, Mo. — As the St. Louis Rams prepare to travel to Minnesota to play the Vikings, the comparison and narrative is inescapable. As Rams rookie running back Todd Gurley has burst on the scene with the best first four starts in league history, he will now be in a... [Read More]

  • Seahawks have issues to work out during bye week

    The Sports Xchange RENTON, Wash. — The Seattle Seahawks still face several issues despite climbing back to .500 at the midway point of the season. A 13-12 win over the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday got the Seahawks to 4-4 just in time for their bye week. They open the second half of the season... [Read More]

  • Brady still finding ways to improve

    The Sports Xchange FOXBOUROUGH, Mass. – Tom Brady has four Super Bowl rings, a super model wife and may just be the best quarterback in the history of football, a resume he’s impressively adding to at the age of 38. The New England quarterback oversees the Patriots’ No. 1 scoring offense and No. 2... [Read More]

  • Eagles LB Hicks gets chance and shines

    The Sports Xchange PHILADELPHIA — Inside linebacker Jordan Hicks of the Philadelphia Eagles figured to be used strictly on special teams this season. The third-round rookie out of Texas didn’t play any snaps in the Eagles’ Week 1 loss to Atlanta. But all of that changed because of injuries to linebackers Kiko Alonso (knee),... [Read More]

  • Pride percolating, Packers peek ahead to Panthers

    The Sports Xchange GREEN BAY, Wisc. — Here’s a comforting source of information for Packers fans who are convinced the one and only loss the team has incurred thus far is a precursor for more disappointment this season: Green Bay hasn’t lost two straight games with Aaron Rodgers at quarterback since early in the... [Read More]

  • Bucs winning, Winston vaults from goat to ‘rare leader’

    The Sports Xchange TAMPA, Fla. — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are coming off an emotionally-charged win over the Atlanta Falcons in the Georgia Dome, marked by the outpouring of support for linebacker Kwon Alexander, whose teenage brother was murdered in their hometown in Alabama on Oct. 30. Despite playing with a heavy heart, Alexander... [Read More]

  • Patriots TE Gronkowski on record pace

    The Sports Xchange FOXBOUROUGH, Mass. – New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski has always been a physical beast. It’s why he made big plays in his one real season at Arizona and then immediately became one of the best in the NFL as a rookie second-round pick. But as the All-Pro matures, he’s... [Read More]

  • Rams at Vikings could be a sack-fest

    The Sports Xchange EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Hide the quarterbacks. Or at least keep in an extra blocker. Both the Minnesota Vikings and St. Louis Rams, who meet Sunday, are top-10 pass rushing teams. The Rams are second in sacks per pass play, while the Vikings are ninth. The Vikings have nine players sharing... [Read More]

  • Bradford takes the fall despite Eagles’ drops

    The Sports Xchange PHILADELPHIA — Sam Bradford’s first seven games as the Philadelphia Eagles’ starting quarterback haven’t gone quite the way either he or the Eagles had hoped. Bradford, who coach Chip Kelly viewed as a potential franchise quarterback when he traded for him in March, comes out of the team’s Week 8 bye... [Read More]

  • Giants aim to maintain offensive production

    The Sports Xchange EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – After weeks of waiting, weeks of talking about how explosive the offense could be, on Sunday the New York Giants put on a performance for the ages, with quarterback Eli Manning completing 30 of 41 pass attempts for 350 yards and six touchdown passes – all that... [Read More]