The Green Bay Packers had the ball in field goal range, on the cusp of breaking a fourth-quarter tie, when Patriots lineman Lawrence Guy knocked the ball out of Aaron Jones’ grasp.
Tue, 06 Nov, 2018
Buffalo Bills corner back Vontae Davis retired at half-time in Sunday’s defeat to the Los Angeles Chargers before admitting: “Reality hit me hard.”
Tue, 18 Sep, 2018
Mon, 15 Jan, 2018
Tom Brady piloted Super Bowl champions New England to the winning touchdown with 56 seconds left on Sunday as the Patriots clinched the AFC East with a gut-wrenching 27-24 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Tue, 19 Dec, 2017
Aaron Rodgers threw a 12-yard touchdown pass to Devante Adams with 11 seconds left to lift the Green Bay Packers to a 35-31 NFL victory over the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday.
Tue, 10 Oct, 2017
There will be a familiar feel to the NFL playoffs next weekend: Every divisional-round game will be a rematch from the regular season, the first time that’s happened in six years.
Tue, 10 Jan, 2017
The Pittsburgh Steelers trounced the Miami Dolphins 30-12 in the NFL wildcard play-offs.
Mon, 09 Jan, 2017
Tue, 03 Jan, 2017
The Pittsburgh Steelers clinched their NFL play-off place with a last-gasp win over the Baltimore Ravens - but reigning champions the Denver Broncos were dumped out and embarrassed by the Kansas City Chiefs.
Mon, 26 Dec, 2016
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Mon, 11 Jan, 2016
Tue, 10 Nov, 2015
Mon, 05 Jan, 2015
The Green Bay Packers, Pittsburgh Steelers and Dallas Cowboys booked their places in the play-offs after victories on Sunday while the New England Patriots earned a first round bye for the post-season.
Tue, 23 Dec, 2014
The Pittsburgh Steelers came on strong in the fourth quarter on Sunday night for a 42-21 NFL triumph over Cincinnati that blew open the AFC North division race.
Tue, 09 Dec, 2014
Tom Brady won the battle of the marquee quarterbacks over Peyton Manning, while the Arizona Cardinals knocked off the Dallas Cowboys to claim the NFC’s best record.
Tue, 04 Nov, 2014
Chicago Bears’ defensive end Lamarr Houston will miss the rest of the season after a freak injury while celebrating a sack.
Tue, 28 Oct, 2014
Seattle Seahawks 43 Denver Broncos 8
Mon, 03 Feb, 2014
The Seattle Seahawks produced one of the most dominant performances in Super Bowl history as Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos were neutralised in a 43-8 humbling.
The New England Patriots claimed their 10th consecutive NFL season-opening win when Stephen Gostkowski hit a 35-yard field goal with five seconds left to beat the Buffalo Bills 23-21.
Tue, 10 Sep, 2013
The NFL in Dublin: it’s the tease that just won’t end.
Fri, 05 Jul, 2013
Ben Roethlisberger has never heard of Brian O’Driscoll. Or Jonathan Sexton, Ronan O’Gara or Robbie Keane for that matter.
Peyton Manning made a sparkling return after a year’s injury absence from the NFL, leading Denver to a 31-19 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers in his Broncos debut.
Tue, 11 Sep, 2012
ONLY Tim Tebow could resurrect Tebowing and early yesterday morning even Dan Marino joined the growing procession of adoring fans genuflecting to the Denver Broncos quarterback.
Tue, 10 Jan, 2012
THE Pittsburgh Steelers will be hoping star quarterback Ben Roethlisberger can survive 60 minutes of football tomorrow as the NFL wild card round gets going this weekend.
Sat, 07 Jan, 2012
THE New Orleans Saints suffered a shock 31-21 defeat to the previously winless St Louis Rams and the Pittsburgh Steelers beat the New England Patriots in NFL action on Sunday.
Tue, 01 Nov, 2011
Pittsburgh 25 Green Bay 31
Mon, 07 Feb, 2011
The Green Bay Packers beat the Pittsburgh Steelers in Super Bowl XLV, securing their fourth Vince Lombardi trophy in a dramatic showdown, writes John Riordan.
GREEN BAY PACKERS coach Mike McCarthy has pledged to bring the Vince Lombardi trophy “back where it belongs” tomorrow night.
Sat, 05 Feb, 2011
PITTSBURGH native Mike McCarthy will come face-to-face with the city of his birth in the Super Bowl on Sunday week after the showdown so long desired by the purists became a reality on Sunday night.
Tue, 25 Jan, 2011
Mon, 17 Jan, 2011
CONCUSSION ruled Brett Favre out of his own swansong as his 20-year career in the NFL came to an end yesterday.
Mon, 03 Jan, 2011
Pittsburgh 27 Arizona 23
Mon, 02 Feb, 2009
BODY-SHAKING hits will help decide a winner in Super Bowl 43 as one of American football’s most punishing players and most severe injury victims face a Sunday showdown, (11pm Irish time, live on TV3).
Sat, 31 Jan, 2009
DEFENDING champions New York struggled to score on Sunday but they managed a touchdown when it mattered most to defeat Pittsburgh 21-14 in a showdown of division leaders.
Tue, 28 Oct, 2008
NEW ENGLAND preserved their perfect NFL season on Sunday, while Dallas, Green Bay and Seattle locked up divisional titles and Indianapolis booked their playoff berth.
Tue, 11 Dec, 2007
TOM BRADY threw for 269 yards and a touchdown, while Asante Samuel picked off three passes as the New England Patriots beat Chicago 17-13 in a showdown of American football division leaders on Sunday.
Tue, 28 Nov, 2006
ATLANTA, Kansas City and Tampa Bay all won their NFL games in dramatic fashion Sunday with late field goals, including Matt Bryant’s 62-yarder as time expired to lift the Bucs over Philadelphia.
Tue, 24 Oct, 2006
BALTIMORE rallied to shock Cleveland, Cincinnati left their mark on the Steelers and Indianapolis held off Jacksonville as three NFL grudge matches lived up their billings.
Tue, 26 Sep, 2006
It was twice the laughs for members of the White House Correspondents’ Association and guests when President George W Bush and a look-alike, sound-alike sidekick poked fun at the president and fellow politicians.
Sun, 30 Apr, 2006
AMID all the whooping and the hollering, one man was strangely subdued.
Tue, 07 Feb, 2006
PITTSBURGH completed an improbable road sweep of top seeds and Seattle achieved a dream 30 years in the making. Each side won lopsided playoff triumphs on Sunday to book a Super Bowl 40 showdown.
Tue, 24 Jan, 2006
NFL win leader Indianapolis saw a Super Bowl dream end in misery while road triumphs on Sunday allowed bottom-seeds Pittsburgh and Carolina to sustain their title hopes.
Tue, 17 Jan, 2006
PITTSBURGH’S ‘Big Ben’ tolled doom for Cincinnati’s first NFL play-off game in 15 years, while the Carolina Panthers advanced on Sunday with a defensive effort unseen in 25 years.
Tue, 10 Jan, 2006
Tue, 25 Oct, 2005
THE Cowboys and the Jaguars worked overtime for NFL victories on Sunday.
Tue, 18 Oct, 2005
WARRING team-mates Donovan McNabb and Terrell Owens put aside their differences to lead the Philadelphia Eagles to a 42-3 victory over the San Francisco 49ers in the early NFL games last night.
Mon, 19 Sep, 2005
THE National Football League’s elite sewed up division titles on Sunday.
Tue, 14 Dec, 2004
THE Tampa Bay Buccaneers have scuppered Atlanta’s hopes of locking up a division title with weeks to spare in the National Football League.
Tue, 07 Dec, 2004
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