Brett Favre looks at the quarterbacks on display this weekend with an admiration as strong as the throws he made as a Pro Football Hall of Fame player.
Brett Favre knows something about Super Bowls. Nick Saban knows a bit about winning championships. Kenny Chesney knows all about topping the charts.
Dedrick Dodge has two Super Bowl rings — not bad for a guy who was working at an Anheuser-Busch plant after his Florida State career.
So how did Dodge go from being passed over by every NFL...
NEW YORK (AP) — The Sinclair Broadcast Group says it is ending its “America This Week” show with Eric Bolling, which has been criticized for misstatements about the coronavirus...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Longtime NFL quarterback Philip Rivers has decided to retire after playing one year in Indianapolis.
Rivers’ decision comes less than two weeks after the Colts’...
Aaron Rodgers, Patrick Mahomes and Josh Allen have something in common besides being three of the four starting quarterbacks remaining in the NFL playoffs.
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Aaron Rodgers picked apart Chicago’s defense once again last week, throwing four TD passes to give him 51 for his career against the Bears.
Only Brett Favre has ever thrown more against the...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Eagles coach Doug Pederson needed three tries to defend Carson Wentz from Brett Favre’s critical comments.
Favre said in a television interview Tuesday the Philadelphia...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Philip Rivers could write a book about his personal matchups against some of the NFL's best players.
There was the time in 2007 when Brett Favre rallied Green Bay past...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carson Wentz is playing more like his favorite player this season.
Wentz, who grew up rooting for Brett Favre, has turned into a younger version of the Ol’ Gunslinger in...
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tom Brady had little to say Thursday in response to coach Bruce Arians’ critical assessment of the quarterback’s play during the six-time Super Bowl champion’s debut with the...
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Josh Allen has hardly spent this coronavirus pandemic-altered offseason in self-isolation.
The Buffalo Bills quarterback, instead, kept himself busy in seeking...
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Brett Favre on Friday disputed a Mississippi state auditor’s report that said the Hall of Fame quarterback received $1.1 million in welfare money for multiple speaking engagements...
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Former NFL quarterback Brett Favre is repaying $1.1 million in welfare money that he received for multiple speeches where he did not show up, the Mississippi state auditor...
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Former Packers quarterback Brett Favre says Aaron Rodgers was surprised by Green Bay’s decision to draft a quarterback in the first round.
Favre said Wednesday on “The Rich Eisen Show” that...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Just like so many Sunday mornings before, Sid Hartman's column was printed in the sports section of the Minneapolis Star Tribune. Then he joined the sports talk show on WCCO AM...
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Brian Gutekunst was in the draft room in 2005. That’s the year his predecessor, Ted Thompson, used his first-round pick on Aaron Rodgers even though the Packers had Brett...
Brett Favre sees some of his own traits as a football player in Patrick Mahomes.
The mobility and passing outside the pocket, usually on the run. The willingness to stick with a play and see...
Andy Reid revitalized the Kansas City Chiefs the same way he did with the Philadelphia Eagles.
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GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Chicago Bears and Green Bay Packers will face off for the 200th time on Sunday. It will be Aaron Rodgers' 24th matchup against his NFC North rival.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — When Brandon Allen takes his first NFL snap against the Browns on Sunday he'll become the sixth QB to start for the Denver Broncos since Peyton Manning retired four years...
Brett Favre played in plenty of meaningful games with 24 playoff starts, five appearances in the conference title game and two trips to the Super Bowl on the way to the Hall of Fame.
As part of its celebration of its 100th season, the NFL is designating a Game of the Week, each chosen to highlight a classic matchup. For this week, it is the Packers-Raiders game.
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Green Bay running back Aaron Jones keeps building on a career day at the Dallas Cowboys.
LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Playing before an appreciative audience in a place far from home, Tom Brady helped the New England Patriots stay unbeaten by picking apart the lowly Washington...
CLEVELAND (AP) — Otto Graham's remarkable decade of dominance with the Browns has been immortalized.
The team unveiled a bronze statue on Saturday outside FirstEnergy Stadium of the late...
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Former NFL quarterbacking great Bart Starr was remembered Sunday at a public memorial event in his native Alabama.
An event celebrating Starr's legacy as a star of...
Reaction from the football world and beyond to the death of Hall of Famer Bart Starr on Sunday at age 85:
"Bart Starr was the most kind, thoughtful and classiest person you could...
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1. DE Reggie White, 1993 Green Bay Packers.
White stunned the NFL by choosing Green Bay after a whirlwind tour in the...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Andrew Luck spent three offseasons fighting his way back from injuries. Now he can reap the reward.
After returning to the field, making it back to the playoffs, regaining his Pro Bowl form and collecting The Associated Press NFL Comeback Player of the Year Award, a healthy Luck now intends to take a rare and well-deserved break from football.
For the first time in a decade, the top seed in the AFC playoffs goes to a team not led by Tom Brady or Peyton Manning.
The Kansas City Chiefs earned the No. 1 seed for the first time since 1997 after switching from Alex Smith to Patrick Mahomes , the sensational second-year star who reminds so many of Brett Favre.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Andy Reid has always been considered an offensive-minded head coach, whether it's because he played along the offensive line in college or tutored the likes of Brett Favre once he reached the NFL.
So his response wasn't all that surprising this week when the Chiefs coach was asked who generally comes out on top when an potent offense goes up against a shutdown defense.
"This thing is based on a point system," Reid said with a wry grin. "Pretty simple there."
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The Patriots have thrived in the final month of the season since Bill Belichick and Tom Brady's arrival.
They're hoping their 24-10 victory over the Vikings is the start of another memorable December.
Tom Brady passed for 311 yards and a touchdown, Bill Belichick earned his 250th victory, including playoffs, as Patriots coach in Sunday's victory over Minnesota.
Including his 37 regular-season and postseason wins with the Browns, Belichick has 287 wins overall.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Nick Mullens got several hundred congratulatory text messages, a phone call from Brett Favre and his Twitter account verified.
Delivering the most productive game by a quarterback in his NFL debut since the merger leads to many accolades.
Mullens threw for 262 yards and three touchdowns and the San Francisco 49ers thoroughly dominated the Battle of the Bay, beating the Oakland Raiders 34-3 on Thursday night.
BALTIMORE (AP) — So, Drew Brees finally beat the Baltimore Ravens. Years from now, the remarkable New Orleans quarterback will hopefully recall the comeback he engineered and 500th career touchdown pass — and not the unusual fashion in which the Saints won the game.
By virtue of the first missed conversion in Justin Tucker's seven-year career, the Saints pulled out a 24-23 victory Sunday.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Drew Brees smiles widely and his eyes wander back to a time when he was a kid out of Purdue seeking his place in pro football.
He was marveling at the statistics posted by the likes of Dan Marino, Joe Montana and John Elway, Hall of Famers all. And he wondered "How long do you have to play in the league to have a chance at that?"
CLEVELAND (AP) — Drew Brees sees a lot of himself in Browns rookie quarterback Baker Mayfield.
And then some.
"I think he can be a lot better than me," the New Orleans Saints star said Wednesday.
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson got another five-star quarterback on campus — Pro Football Hall of Famer Brett Favre.
Favre spent Wednesday visiting the Tigers, speaking with players and watching practice.
Clemson coach Dabo Swinney said he and Favre had recently become friendly and when Swinney asked Favre to visit, the one-time Green Bay Super Bowl champion accepted.
Favre surprised the players in their morning meeting, then spent time talking to them about life, the game and his 20-year NFL career.
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Retired quarterback Brett Favre says he made three trips to rehabilitation centers during his Hall of Fame career to fight his dependence on painkillers and alcohol.
Favre told Sports Illustrated he took as many as 14 Vicodin at one time during the 1995 season in Green Bay. Favre won the first of his three consecutive Most Valuable Player awards that season.
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — An offseason of change for the Green Bay Packers has been met with occasional displeasure by quarterback Aaron Rodgers.
At the Super Bowl, Rodgers called it "interesting" that the Packers replaced quarterbacks coach Alex Van Pelt "without consulting me." Also that week, he spoke of the possibility he might have to finish his career elsewhere, like predecessor Brett Favre.
Brett Favre says he might have had "thousands" of concussions during his Hall of Fame career.
The three-time NFL MVP who played from 1992-2010 and was known for his aggressive approach to football said Thursday on NBC's "Megyn Kelly Today" that he is experiencing short-term memory issues.
Favre, 48, has become an advocate for concussion research and said he had three or four known concussions during his lengthy career, which spanned 302 regular-season games and 24 in the postseason.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Philadelphia Eagles starting defensive tackle Tim Jernigan returned to practice Friday after missing two days this week because of an illness.
The NFC champions had everyone participate as they continued preparations to face the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl on Sunday.
Coach Doug Pederson gave a lengthy speech after practice, according to a pool report.