Posts Tagged Professional football

Panthers, Patriots take different approach to game

In this Aug. 17, 2014, file photo, Carolina Panthers' Cam Newton (1) scrambles against the Kansas City Chiefs during the first half of a preseason NFL football game in Charlotte, N.C. Newton and the Panthers will need to rewrite history if they hope to repeat as NFC South champions this season. (AP Photo/Bob Leverone, File)

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers already have played their big preseason game. Now the New England Patriots will play theirs.

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Adrian Peterson misses 2nd day of Vikings practice

In this Dec. 1, 2013, file photo, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, left, tries to break a tackle from Chicago Bears free safety Chris Conte during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game in Minneapolis. Long before quarterbacks took center stage, the NFL was a running backs league. From Red Grange to Jim Brown to O.J. Simpson to Walter Payton to Emmitt Smith, the workhorse back has been a symbol of toughness and perseverance. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt, File)

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Adrian Peterson missed Minnesota Vikings practice for the second straight day, but the team does expect the star running back to make the trip to Kansas City this weekend.

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Redskins’ Gruden: a night owl who needs his sleep

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Jay Gruden is more of a night owl than an early bird, which puts him in the Joe Gibbs category among Washington Redskins head coaches.

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Loose sod at new Levi’s Stadium being removed

In this photo taken with a fisheye lens, fans at Levi's Stadium watch as the San Francisco 49ers play the Denver Broncos during the first half of an NFL preseason football game in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers were working to re-sod the field at new Levi’s Stadium on Thursday, a day after a public workout was cut short and moved to the regular practice fields because players were slipping.

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Chiefs send OG Johnson to Bucs for S McCray

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Chiefs have acquired safety Kelcie McCray from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for offensive guard Rishaw Johnson in a move that should bolster depth for both teams.

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