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Steelers sign FB Nix to 4-year deal through 2021 season

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 7 days ago.

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed fullback Roosevelt Nix to a four-year deal through the 2021 season, the team announced Saturday. Nix was named to the Pro Bowl this season after leading the way for Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell, who was third in league rushing with 1,291 yards. Nix, who was signed by the Steelers in January 2015, has appeared i

Super Bowl draws 103 million viewers, down 7 percent from 2017

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 12 days ago.

Sunday's historic Super Bowl victory by the Philadelphia Eagles averaged 103.4 million viewers on U.S. television network NBC, a 7 percent drop from last year's football championship game, according to Nielsen ratings data released on Monday. The viewership on NBC, which is owned by Comcast Corp, ranked as the lowest for U.S. television's premie

Nevada sportsbooks set records on Super Bowl Sunday

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 12 days ago.

Sunday’s Super Bowl LII didn’t just set offensive records. Gamblers watching the game helped set a record by wagering a record $158.58 million on Super Bowl LII at Nevada sportsbooks. The books have come out ahead in 26 of the last 28 Super Bowls, however, the margin in 2018 was slimmer than ever.

Super Bowl draws 103 million viewers, down 7 percent from 2017

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 13 days ago.

Sunday's historic Super Bowl victory by the Philadelphia Eagles averaged 103.4 million viewers on U.S. television network NBC, a 7 percent drop from last year's football championship game, according to Nielsen ratings data released on Monday. The viewership on NBC, which is owned by Comcast Corp, ranked as the lowest for U.S. television's premie

Last Night's Super Bowl Ratings Were the Lowest in Eight Years

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 13 days ago.

A high-scoring Super Bowl that came down to a last-second Hail Mary pass failed to reverse the National Football League’s slumping TV audience, with an early tally showing the lowest viewership in eight years. The Sunday night championship, in which the Philadelphia Eagles toppled the New England Patriots 41-33, attracted an overnight rating of 4

Super Bowl Ratings Slip To 8-Year Low As Eagles Score Historic Win

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 13 days ago.

As emotional as NBC’s This Is Us was last night, it couldn’t lay a historical glove on the relentless drama of Super Bowl LII, as the Philadelphia Eagles beat the skeptics and the New England Patriots to win their first Vince Lombardi Trophy. Scoring

What Could Trump Tweet During His Super Bowl Watch Party?

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 13 days ago.

President Donald Trump has a long history of tweeting during the Super Bowl, and he is likely to uphold that tradition Sunday during his Super Bowl watch party at the Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach. First Lady Melania Trump is set to be hosting the watch party with the president when the New England Patriots play the Philadelphia

Patriots TE Gronkowski hints at retirement

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 13 days ago.

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski hinted at retirement following a 41-33 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl LII. Gronkowski caught nine passes for 116 yards and two touchdowns in Sunday's game, but has battled injuries over his career. "I'm definitely going to look at my future," Gronkowski told reporters.

Nick Foles' 4th-down TD catch on trick play personifies Eagles' aggressive gameplan

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 13 days ago.

The Philadelphia Eagles apparently got the memo to keep the pedal down against the New England Patriots. With New England having famously taken advantage of questionable game plans to rally against the Atlanta Falcons in last year’s Super Bowl and the Jacksonville Jaguars in the AFC championship, much of the talk heading into Sunday’s game has

What Could Trump Tweet During His Super Bowl Watch Party?

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 14 days ago.

President Donald Trump has a long history of tweeting during the Super Bowl, and he is likely to uphold that tradition Sunday during his Super Bowl watch party at the Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach. First Lady Melania Trump is set to be hosting the watch party with the president when the New England Patriots play the Philadelphia

Falcons owner not happy with Patriots' Super Bowl rings

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 15 days ago.

The Patriots Super Bowl 51 rings contained 283 diamonds. Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank, whose team famously surrendered that 28-3 lead, gets it and isn't happy about it. "I said to Robert, ‘You didn't have to do the 28-3 in the ring,'" Blank said to the Times' Mark Leibovich.

Three reasons Patriots will win Super Bowl LII

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 15 days ago.

The New England Patriots are seeking to become only the second team to win six Super Bowl titles when they face the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday. Victory in Super Bowl LII will see the Patriots move level with the Pittsburgh Steelers for Super Bowl wins, while Tom Brady will become the first quarterback to win six rings should he lead New England

Falcons' Arthur Blank was miffed Patriots' Robert Kraft made Super Bowl rings with 283 diamonds

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 16 days ago.

As any football fan remembers – heck, as many people around the world know by now – the New England Patriots were down 28-3 to the Atlanta Falcons late in the third quarter of Super Bowl LI, but came back to win in overtime, the biggest comeback in the game’s history. When Robert Kraft, the longtime owner of the Patriots, designed the massive

Drivers make their Super Bowl picks

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 17 days ago.

The Super Bowl is almost here and nearly everyone is making a prediction on Sunday’s game between the New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles (6 p.m. ET on NBC with pre-game show beginning at 1 pm ET on NBC). NASCAR drivers are no different and many

Super Bowl stadium prep on track despite Vikes playoff run

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 18 days ago.

Super Bowl 52 will be played comfortably under the translucent U.S. Bank Stadium roof on a dry artificial turf, leaving the New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles without worries of traction trouble or kick-altering winds. The host Minnesota Vikings came close to reaching the big game, for one. When they beat the New Orleans Saints with that

For Nate Solder, whose son is battling cancer, Tuesdays are tougher than Sundays

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 18 days ago.

Nate Solder celebrates with his son Hudson after defeating the Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl LI. ST. PAUL, Minn. – This is a good Tuesday for Nate Solder. It’s even better for a quieter reason: his son gets the day off from chemotherapy treatments.

Super Bowl stadium prep on track despite Vikes playoff run

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 18 days ago.

Super Bowl 52 will be played comfortably under the translucent U.S. Bank Stadium roof on a dry artificial turf, leaving the New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles without worries of traction trouble or kick-altering winds. The host Minnesota Vikings came close to reaching the big game, for one. When they beat the New Orleans Saints with that

Falcons addressing roof issues at Mercedes-Benz Stadium

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 22 days ago.

Mercedes-Benz Stadium experienced some kinks with its roof in its first season as home of the Atlanta Falcons. According to Charles Odum of the Associated Press, Falcons president Rich McKay said they expect the stadium to be fully operational in time for next season. “The roof is being worked on as we speak and yes we expect the roof to be fully

Hot dog! Falcons drop prices, make more money

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 24 days ago.

Sports fans who have long criticized their favorite teams for the prices they charge at the stadium, might finally get their wish: Cheaper concessions. That's what could happen if others follow the way of Atlanta Falcons and United owner Arthur Blank, whose group revealed Thursday that, despite lowering their food and beverage prices to the lowest

Should the Eagles trade Nick Foles after Super Bowl 52?

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 24 days ago.

Even if he leads the Philadelphia Eagles to a Super Bowl upset against the New England Patriots in Minneapolis on February 4, Nick Foles may still be unknowable. Is Foles the Foles who led the NFL in passer rating in 2013 for one, lightning-in-a-bottle season under Chip Kelly (remember him?) Or the Foles who meandered around the league over the ne

Best moments in Green Bay Packers history

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 24 days ago.

The Packers didn’t draft Brett Favre, instead they got him in a trade with the Atlanta Falcons that … Green Bay clearly won. What are the best moments for each NFL franchise? The Green Bay Packers went seamlessly from Brett Favre to Aaron Rodgers, which ensured more than a quarter century of Hall-of-Fame quarterback play.

Where Will Nick Foles End Up After Super Bowl 52? Eagles-Patriots Could Lead to Wacky NFL Offseason

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 25 days ago.

Is Foles the Foles who led the NFL in passer rating in 2013 for one, lightning-in-a-bottle season under Chip Kelly (remember him?) Or the Foles who meandered around the league over the next few seasons, finding a home in neither Kansas City or Missouri? The Foles who struggled in relief of Carson Wentz when he ended up back at the Eagles in 2017?

Where Will Nick Foles End Up After Super Bowl 52? Eagles-Patriots Could Lead to Wacky NFL Offseason

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 25 days ago.

Is Foles the Foles who led the NFL in passer rating in 2013 for one, lightning-in-a-bottle season under Chip Kelly (remember him?) Or the Foles who meandered around the league over the next few seasons, finding a home in neither Kansas City or Missouri? The Foles who struggled in relief of Carson Wentz when he ended up back at the Eagles in 2017?

Best moments in New Orleans Saints history

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 25 days ago.

A bronze statue titled “Rebirth,” outside the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, depicts former New Orleans Saint Steve Gleason blocking a punt against the Atlanta Falcons during the first “Monday Night Football” game, after the Superdome re-opened following Hurricane Katrina. What are the best moments for each NFL franchise?

Genie Bouchard is going on another Super Bowl date

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 26 days ago.

Football brings people together. And the perfect example is tennis player Genie Bouchard and one of her Twitter followers, John Goehrke. Before last year’s Super Bowl, Bouchard agreed to a date with Goehrke if the New England Patriots beat the Atlanta