NFL Wire News

  • Raiders getting noticed with winning touch

    The Sports Xchange ALAMEDA, Calif. — With a 4-3 record and coming off a 34-20 win over the resurgent New York Jets, the Oakland Raiders are beginning to get some national recognition. They’re currently in line for a wild-card playoff berth and have been ranked as high as 10th in some AFC power polls,... [Read More]

  • Jaguars expect to see motivated Jets team

    The Sports Xchange JACKSONVILLE — The Jacksonville Jaguars are going to New York Sunday to play the Jets. What they don’t know is which Jets’ team they are playing. Is it the team that went 4-2 in its first six games and was competitive against New England in a 30-23 loss? Or was it... [Read More]

  • Cardinals not resting on laurels during bye week

    The Sports Xchange TEMPE, Ariz. – The Arizona Cardinals won’t spend the bye week congratulating themselves for going 6-2 during the first of the season. That’s because they believe the record should be even better. They played poorly in their two losses, to the Rams and Steelers, and felt like they should have won.... [Read More]

  • Saints feel this 4-4 better than last season

    The Sports Xchange METAIRIE, La. — For a second consecutive season, the New Orleans Saints have clawed their way back from a 1-3 start to stand 4-4 at the halfway point of the season. While they don’t go back and compare one year to another, the Saints that have been around for the past... [Read More]

  • Broncos pass on chance to land LT Thomas

    The Sports Xchange ENGLEWOOD, Colo. – The Broncos could have gone into Sunday with a new left tackle. But in the end, the cost of acquiring eight-time Pro Bowler Joe Thomas was too much, and general manager John Elway and the Browns walked away from a potential trade just moments before the 4 p.m.... [Read More]

  • Norman catches former CB Bailey’s eye

    The Sports Xchange CHARLOTTE — Champ Bailey knows all about getting paid. The future Hall-of-Fame cornerback earned two contracts that at the time made him the highest-paid player at his position. After retiring in October 2014, Bailey joined FOX NFL Kickoff this fall. His assignment this week — head to Charlotte and find out... [Read More]

  • Packers look for revenge against Packers

    The Sports Xchange CHARLOTTE — It’s almost like the Carolina Panthers are currently on a revenge tour. First, they finally knocked off their nemesis, Seattle. Then, they avenged last year’s embarrassing Monday Night Football loss to the Eagles. Now, they get a shot at the Packers, who didn’t give the Panthers much of a... [Read More]

  • Broncos TE Davis blames 49ers for dropoff

    The Sports Xchange ENGLEWOOD, Colo. – The Denver Broncos didn’t make all the trades they wanted in advance of the Tuesday trade deadline. But they did procure tight end Vernon Davis from the San Francisco 49ers in the hopes of improving their red-zone offense with an inside threat who had 13 touchdowns just two... [Read More]

  • Wicked week for Colts, Hamilton, Luck

    The Sports Xchange INDIANAPOLIS — Tuesday was a tough day for the Indianapolis Colts’ coaching staff. And it will be a tough week for quarterback Andrew Luck and his teammates as they prepare for a visit by the unbeaten Denver Broncos and former Indianapolis icon Peyton Manning. With the team’s offense struggling and Luck... [Read More]

  • On bye, Watt has hopes for season’s second half

    The Sports Xchange HOUSTON — Standing at his locker stall, Houston Texans star defensive end J.J. Watt didn’t sugarcoat how his team has underperformed. Despite the Texans’ lackluster 3-5 record, the reigning NFL Defensive Player of the Year’s mood was buoyed by the fact that the AFC South club remains a playoff contender. The... [Read More]