Posts Tagged Professional football

Rookie Beckham leads Giants past Rams 37-27

Members of the St. Louis Rams and the New York Giants fight on the sideline during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, in St. Louis. Members of both teams were ejected after the altercation. (AP Photo/Tom Gannam)

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Odell Beckham Jr. refused to be intimidated, giving as well as he received.

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Texans remain in hunt with 25-13 win over Ravens

Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt (99) celebrates after sacking Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans are down to a fourth-string quarterback and No. 1 overall pick Jadeveon Clowney has hardly played all season because of a knee injury.

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Dolphins are keeping coach after 37-35 win over Vikings

Miami Dolphins defensive end Terrence Fede (78) is mobbed by teammates after he blocked a punt by Minnesota Vikings punter Jeff Locke resulting in a safety to break a tie during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014 in Miami Gardens, Fla. The Dolphins defeated the Vikings 37-35. Others from left, Damien Williams, Dion Jordan and Jordie Tripp. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — The Miami Dolphins are out of the market for a new coach, even though they’re also out of the playoff race for the sixth year in a row.

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Cardinals roughed up 35-6 by Seahawks

Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Michael Floyd falls after making a catch against the Seattle Seahawks during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals had everything they wanted: A rowdy, packed-in home crowd, a division title and home-field advantage all the way through the Super Bowl on the line.

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Wilson, Seahawks close in on NFC West title

Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch (24) breaks free from Arizona Cardinals outside linebacker Alex Okafor (57) for a touchdown run during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Seattle’s defense was stifling as usual and its offense had a record-breaking eruption against a defense that’s supposed to be one of the NFL’s best.

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