The Insider: Super Bowl


Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 02/07/2014

A black quarterback won the Super Bowl, and hardly anyone mentioned it

A black quarterback won the Super Bowl on Sunday, and we didn’t mention it. Is that significant, and if so, why?

By Keith McMillan  |  07:45 AM ET, 02/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  history, Super Bowl

Posted at 01:55 PM ET, 02/03/2014

Redskins are 40-1 to win Super Bowl XLIX

A roundup of what’s being written about the Redskins around the web today.

By Keith McMillan  |  01:55 PM ET, 02/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Super Bowl, Word around Washington

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 02/03/2014

Roger Goodell calls N.Y.-area Super Bowl ‘tremendously successful’

Lopsided game and complaints about transportation issues don’t dampen commissioner’s enthusiasm, as Pete Carroll and the Seahawks savor their win and begin looking ahead.

By Mark Maske  |  12:00 PM ET, 02/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Seattle Seahawks, Super Bowl

Posted at 09:04 PM ET, 02/01/2014

Peyton Manning named NFL’s MVP for a record fifth time

After record-setting season, Broncos quarterback receives 49 of 50 MVP votes.

By Mark Maske  |  09:04 PM ET, 02/01/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Peyton Manning, Super Bowl

Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 02/01/2014

NFL award winners, Hall of Fame selections to be announced Saturday evening

Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning is heavily favored to win his fifth league MVP award.

By Mark Maske  |  03:30 PM ET, 02/01/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hall of Fame, Peyton Manning, Super Bowl

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 02/01/2014

NFL’s potential return to Los Angeles is subject of renewed focus

Commissioner Roger Goodell cautioned about overreaction after report that Rams owner Stan Kroenke purchased land in L.A.

By Mark Maske  |  01:00 PM ET, 02/01/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Super Bowl

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 02/01/2014

NFL could make its instant-replay rulings more centralized

League will consider have members of officiating department stationed in New York participate in replay deliberations.

By Mark Maske  |  08:00 AM ET, 02/01/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL officiating, Super Bowl

Posted at 03:58 PM ET, 01/31/2014

Joe Gibbs ‘excited’ about Jay Gruden’s hiring, believes Redskins will get back to a Super Bowl under Daniel Snyder

Team’s former three-time Super Bowl-winning coach was on hand Friday at the media center.

By Mark Maske  |  03:58 PM ET, 01/31/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Joe Gibbs, Super Bowl

Posted at 12:38 PM ET, 01/31/2014

Roger Goodell says he knows other cold-weather cities will try to host outdoor Super Bowls

Commissioner speaks at annual news conference two days before the Super Bowl.

By Mark Maske  |  12:38 PM ET, 01/31/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins name, Roger Goodell, Super Bowl

Posted at 09:58 AM ET, 01/31/2014

Coaches say Super Bowl outcome hinges on more than Denver offense vs. Seattle defense

Broncos’ John Fox, Seahawks’ Pete Carroll address the media for the final time before Sunday’s game.

By Mark Maske  |  09:58 AM ET, 01/31/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Super Bowl

Posted at 02:05 PM ET, 01/30/2014

Pierre Garcon ‘not surprised’ by Peyton Manning’s successful comeback

Redskins wide receiver says he’s pulling for his former Colts teammate to win another Super Bowl this Sunday.

By Mark Maske  |  02:05 PM ET, 01/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Peyton Manning, Pierre Garcon, Super Bowl

Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 01/29/2014

Would snow be a good thing at the Super Bowl?

The Post Sports Live crew debates whether it’s good or bad that a cold-weather city is hosting the Super Bowl.

By Keith McMillan  |  12:15 PM ET, 01/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Post Sports Live, Super Bowl, video

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 01/28/2014

How about some Super Bowl predictions?

A sampling of Insider readers’ Super Bowl predictions.

By Keith McMillan  |  07:00 AM ET, 01/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Denver Broncos, poll, Seattle Seahawks, Super Bowl

Posted at 08:52 AM ET, 01/20/2014

Russell Wilson beats Robert Griffin III, Andrew Luck to Super Bowl

Seahawks quarterback becomes the first signal caller from the 2012 draft class to reach the Super Bowl.

By Mark Maske  |  08:52 AM ET, 01/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Super Bowl

Posted at 11:21 AM ET, 01/03/2014

Poll: Which teams are going to meet in the Super Bowl?

With 12 teams set to compete for a trip to Super Bowl XLVIII, who do you think will be the final two?

By Keith McMillan  |  11:21 AM ET, 01/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  poll, Post Sports Live, Super Bowl, video

Posted at 12:03 PM ET, 02/04/2013

Roger Goodell: Power outage doesn't hurt New Orleans' chances of hosting another Super Bowl

Beyonce's halftime show not to blame for near-blackout, commissioner says.

By Kent Babb  |  12:03 PM ET, 02/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Roger Goodell, Super Bowl, The day after