Posts Tagged Professional football

Detroit Lions are loving life in England so far

Detroit Lions head coach Jim Caldwell supervises a training session at Pennyhill Park Hotel in Bagshot, England, Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014.  The Atlanta Falcons will play the Detroit Lions in an NFL football game at London's Wembley Stadium on Sunday.  (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

BAGSHOT, England (AP) — Most of the NFL teams that have arrived early and spent a week practicing in England have praised the local facilities and the team-bonding environment of being overseas.

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Court rejects Sharper’s bid for workers’ comp

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A state appeals court has ruled against embattled former New Orleans Saints safety Darren Sharper in his bid to receive workers’ compensation from his former team.

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Manning, Sanders lead Broncos past Chargers, 35-21

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning (18) throws during the first half against the San Diego Chargers in an NFL football game, Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, in Denver. (AP Photo/Joe Mahoney)

DENVER (AP) — Emmanuel Sanders waited six long weeks to join the list of players who have caught a touchdown pass from Peyton Manning. Now, he has four in less than a week.

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D’Qwell Jackson key to Colts improving defense

Cincinnati Bengals running back Giovani Bernard (25) is tackled by Indianapolis Colts' D'Qwell Jackson during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — D’Qwell Jackson has seen the good and bad that comes with a long career in the National Football League.

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Raiders may lose Woodley to biceps injury

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Oakland Raiders defensive end LaMarr Woodley has a serious biceps injury and could miss the remainder of the season.

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