This might be the most competitive race ever for NFL Rookie of the Year. Andrew Luck has taken the Colts from being last season's worst team to the brink of the playoffs. Robert Griffin III entered the league with high expectations, and then exceeded them. Russell Wilson went to training camp as a relative nobody, and seized control of the Seattle offense. And rookie running backs Alfred Morris (1,322 yards through Week 15) and Doug Martin...
Minnesota has won four straight, including a victory last Sunday against Green Bay, but its last defeat was at Lambeau Field. The Packers have won seven straight at home since losing their season-opener at Lambeau. Can they keep that streak alive against a red-hot Adrian Peterson?
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) Adrian Peterson has done plenty over the years for the Minnesota Vikings and he has never publicly balked at taking on even more responsibility.How about special teams? Of course, he'd love to do that, too.Peterson said Wednesday he has been lobbying to be on the field-goal block team.
Rex Ryan has made it pretty clear he's not a Tim Tebow guy. After benching Mark Sanchez, the Jets coach designated Greg McElroy as this week's starting quarterback. That means Tebow was bypassed for a seventh-round choice from the 2011 draft.. With two games left, Tebow has thrown for only 39 yards and has yet to score a passing or rushing touchdown. What do you think the future holds for Tebow now?
Time for our final poll on who's your favorite game-day announcer, from among the prime-time guys. Our two winners in the semifinals were Al Michaels and Jon Gruden. So who do you prefer to listen to? The announcer famous for asking "Do you believe in miracles," or the one who loves to begin his evaluations with "This guy . . ."