Posts Tagged Professional football

‘Hands Up’ players to attend Ferguson Christmas party

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jared Cook wants to be more than hands up, he wants to be hands on this holiday season.

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Jaguars without defensive tackle Miller against Titans

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars are without starting defensive tackle Roy Miller against Tennessee.

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Seattle Seahawks sign Wright to 4-year extension

San Francisco 49ers running back Carlos Hyde (28) tries to avoid a tackle by Seattle Seahawks outside linebacker K.J. Wright, left, in the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014, in Seattle. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The conversations started in the spring and as much as K.J. Wright wanted to believe the Seattle Seahawks legitimately wanted to keep him around long-term, the fact the season started and weeks ticked by without a contract extension began weighing on the linebacker.

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Trufant, Atlanta defense wary of Brees

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown(84) celebrates making a first down reception against Atlanta Falcons cornerback Desmond Trufant (21) during the first quarter of the NFL football game on Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014, in Atlanta.  (AP Photo/Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Curtis Compton)  MARIETTA DAILY OUT; GWINNETT DAILY POST OUT; LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; WXIA-TV OUT; WGCL-TV OUT

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Falcons cornerback Desmond Trufant expects to be exhausted by the end of Atlanta’s NFC South showdown Sunday at New Orleans.

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Bengals heading back into withering spotlight

Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton passes against the Cleveland Browns in the first quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Richard)

CINCINNATI (AP) — Two big goals are still out there for the Cincinnati Bengals: Shine in prime time, win in the playoffs.

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