The late Chargers linebacker, who was a 12-time Pro Bowl selection, gets elected in his first year of eligibility.
New England’s rookie backup quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo was in the spotlight early in the season but has returned to the background as Tom Brady and the Patriots prepare to play in Sunday’s Super Bowl.
Commissioner says in annual Super Bowl news conference that it’s his responsibility to protect the integrity of the sport.
It’s another year, another Super Bowl meeting with a legendary quarterback for a Seattle defense that ranked first in the NFL this season.
The NFL said their review showed game officials correctly handled the game balls during the AFC Championship game.
Sunday’s game features perhaps the NFL’s top two cornerbacks vying for bragging rights.
The presence of Kam Chancellor and Earl Thomas makes the Seattle defense better equipped than most to deal with the New England tight end.
Seahawks teammates highly supportive of the media-unfriendly running back but his future with the team has been called into question.
The running back was released by Pittsburgh earlier this season after leaving the field before a game ended. Now he’s New England’s primary running-game threat entering Sunday’s Super Bowl.
There were six reported incidents this season involving the use of racial and homophobic slurs, down from 29 such documented incidents in 2013.