Posts Tagged Professional football

With offense off, Patriots D steps up

New England Patriots defensive backs Darrelle Revis (24) and Patrick Chung (23) celebrate an interception by Vince Wilfork, left, in the fourth quarter of an NFL football game against the Oakland Raiders, Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, in Foxborough, Mass. The Patriots won 16-9. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — With the offense sputtering and looking for production, the New England defense has stepped up to lead the Patriots to wins the past two weeks.

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Goodell meets 11 former players about NFL conduct

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell speaks during a news conference Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in New York. Goodell says the NFL wants to implement new personal conduct policies by the Super Bowl. The league has faced increasing criticism that it has not acted quickly or emphatically enough concerning the domestic abuse cases. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

NEW YORK (AP) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and chief assistant Troy Vincent have met with 11 former NFL players to discuss ways to improve the league’s personal conduct policy.

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Cardinals sign former Arizona St running back

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals have signed former Arizona State running back Marion Grice from the San Diego practice squad.

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Panthers fullback Tolbert to miss at least 8 games

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers All-Pro fullback Mike Tolbert will miss at least eight games with a hairline fracture in his left leg.

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After coach dad dies, son back on football field

POWELL, Wyo. (AP) — Riley Stringer started Friday morning like every other morning since his father died. He lay in his bed, clutching one of his father’s favorite T-shirts, the one with the sleeves cut off, with brown stains and a hole in the right collar, the one he now sleeps with every night, debating whether to look at the photo on his dresser.

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