• Steelers looking for West Coast success

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — David DeCastro majored in management sciences and engineering at Stanford, which according to the school’s website prepares students “to plan, design and implement complex economic and technological management systems.”

  • Miami Dolphins running back Lamar Miller (26) looks up to the scoreboard as the Dolphins fall behind during the second half of an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

    Dolphins need a surge just to finish at .500 again

    DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — The Miami Dolphins might need to lower their sights. They persisted in talking Monday about making the postseason, even though a more modest achievement — finishing at .500 — could be beyond their reach.

  • Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith gestures towards fans after the Chiefs defeated the San Diego Chargers in an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015, in San Diego. The Chiefs won 33-3. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)

    After 1-5 start, Chiefs riding 4-game winning streak

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — What the Kansas City Chiefs have accomplished this season is hardly rare. What they can still accomplish is nearly unprecedented.

  • Arizona Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer leaves the field after an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks, Sunday, Nov. 15, 2015, in Seattle. The Cardinals beat the Seahawks 39-32. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

    Arizona’s Palmer: ‘It’s not just another game’

    GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — A little over four years ago, Carson Palmer was home, away from football without pay, in a bitter stalemate with Cincinnati Bengals owner Mike Brown.