• Carolina Panthers cornerback Josh Norman (24) participates in a drill during practice in preparation for the Super Bowl 50 football game Thursday Feb. 4, 2016 in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

    Super Bowl’s Broncos, Panthers excel at defense differently

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Sometime late last season or early this season — depends on whom you ask — Josh Norman and the Carolina Panthers’ other defensive backs were heading toward a drill as part of their weekly “Turnover Circuit,” when assistant coach Eric Washington yelled out a spur-of-the-moment greeting.

  • Former NFL quarterback Brett Favre waves after being elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame, at the fifth annual NFL Honors at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, in San Francisco. (Photo by John Salangsang/Invision for NFL/AP Images)

    Favre, Stabler, Harrison, Greene, Pace, Dungy voted to Hall

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The first NFL game Brett Favre ever attended, as a teenager growing up in Mississippi, was the final home game of Ken “The Snake” Stabler’s career.