Chiefs assistant Childress retires

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The Chiefs have announced the retirement of assistant head coach Brad Childress and promoted Mike Kafka to quarterback…

Cards OC McCoy hopeful of Fitz returning

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) New Arizona Cardinals offensive coordinator Mike McCoy said he will adjust his system to the abilities of whoever winds up…

Steelers sign Griffey Jr.'s son

PITTSBURGH (AP) The Kid’s kid is getting a shot with the Pittsburgh Steelers. The AFC North champions have signed wide receiver Trey Griffey…

Pederson on cusp of elusive Eagles title

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) Doug Pederson is one win away from bringing Philadelphia the elusive Super Bowl title his mentor couldn’t deliver. I…

Pats enjoy edge in Super Bowl experience

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) The Eagles are playing some of their best football heading into Sunday’s Super Bowl matchup with the Patriots. One t…

Bills' Wood not yet retired due to bonus

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) Center Eric Wood‘s retirement is on hold over questions about whether the Buffalo Bills can ask him to return a port…

Panthers interview Hurney, 2 more for GM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) The Panthers will interview Marty Hurney, Jimmy Raye III and Lake Dawson for the team’s general manager position. Panth…

SB ads aim for the heart – or lower

NEW YORK (AP) After a year of political and cultural upheaval, Super Bowl advertisers appear to be pulling back from themes of unity in favo…

USAF Heritage Flight to do SB flyover

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) The Super Bowl will have the usual flyover – except it will be anything but normal. U.S. Air Force Heritage Flight i…

Brady, Belichick experience intimidating

Opponents tend to freak out against Tom Brady and Bill Belichick just when they’re about to conquer the New England Patriots’ dynastic duo. …

Security tall task for downtown Minny

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Concrete barriers and chain-link fencing are going up around the site of the Super Bowl in downtown Minneapolis, where a co…

NFL probes rise in preseason concussions

NEW YORK (AP) The NFL plans to talk to teams about how practices are conducted following a 73 percent increase in concussions during preseas…

Big plays, points expected at Pro Bowl

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram has ridden every roller-coaster he could get to at Disney World the …