NFL Hot Reads
Could we see a 75-yard field goal in the NFL some day? Seahawks kicker Steven Hauschka thinks so -- and that it'll be done by his Super Bowl XLVIII counterpart, Matt Prater.
Hauschka was asked during Wednesday's media availability if he thought someone would hit a 70-yarder in the NFL soon (it's been done one before at the high school level, by Jon Semerene of Cypress Hills HS in Weston, Fla....Read more »
Some highlights from Wednesday's media availability at the Super Bowl, including Russell Wilson, Pete Carroll and John Fox. ...Read more »
While most stories this week have focused on the Broncos’ offense squaring off against the Seahawks’ defense with a fair smattering of attention on Russell Wilson and Marshawn Lynch, there has not been a lot of attention paid to the Broncos’ defense. Perhaps they are starting to feel left out of Super Bowl XLVIII. Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman was asked about the Broncos’ sense of...Read more »
Super Bowl Boulevard had everybody talking before it opened, and now that it is open to the public, here are a few tips you'll want to consider for you trip:
-- Dress warm. Use multiple layers and bring some hand and toe warmers.
-- The toboggan run is clearly the main attraction (on 40th and 41st streets), which many of the folks we spoke to out there on their lunch break. If you're...Read more »
NEWARK -- When Peyton Manning arrived at the scene of Super Bowl XLVIII on Sunday night, he put to rest all the rumors that he might retire if the Broncos beat the Seahawks, giving him the chance to go out on top. No one welcomed that news more than John Elway, the Broncos’ executive vice-president of football operations.
“That’s definitely the right call,” said Elway, who lost three Super...Read more »
NEWARK -- Terrance Knighton had the sack heard around America in the AFC Championship game against the New England Patriots. If the Broncos defensive tackle gets one this Sunday in the Super Bowl, he'll have a new dance to go with it.
Knighton's sack of Tom Brady on fourth-and-3 helped propel the Broncos to the Super Bowl. He has a new sack dance ready in the event he takes down Seahawks quarterback...Read more »
NEWARK -- No less than 150 video cameras, cell phones and voice recorders captured all or parts of the things Richard Sherman said at Super Bowl Media Day on Tuesday.
And he reveled in every minute of the spotlight inside the Prudential Center, and not in a "Look at me! Look at me!" sort of way. Heck, he even started a few minutes before the official clock started and went a few minutes beyond...Read more »
NEWARK -- Golden Tate admits that he’s not much of a gadget guy. But there he was at Super Bowl Media Day rocking two high-tech gizmos on his head and another at his booth.
The Seahawks receiver looked like he just came from the nearest electronics superstore on Tuesday at the Prudential Center, donning Google Glass on his head and a GoPro camera on the bill of his hat. He also had a digital...Read more »
NEWARK -- Ricardo Lockette is the asterisk in the Seahawks’ inexperience.
While it is true that there are no players on the Seattle roster who have played in a Super Bowl, the first time that’s happened since the 1990 Bills were in the big game, Lockette is technically the one player who can at least say he’s been TO a Super Bowl. He was a member of the 49ers’ team last year, but he didn’t...Read more »
Giants fans remember it. Gisele remembers it. But Wes Welker chooses not to remember the pass from Tom Brady that he did not catch in Super Bowl XLVI.
“You know what? I don’t even think about it,” Welker said when asked about the play Tuesday. “The past is the past, what happened happened, and I’m just looking forward to this one and going out there and playing my best game and doing what...Read more »