Pro Bowl

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Schaub Leads AFC Past NFC, 41-34

Texans quarterback snags Pro Bowl MVP award

(Newser) - In its new role as a warmup to the Super Bowl, the Pro Bowl became a series of wind sprints. Long gains were the rule and hard hitting the exception as the AFC beat the NFC tonight in Miami, 41-34. Light showers fell but uniforms remained mostly spotless, with more... More »

$100M for Haynesworth Opens NFL Free Agency

(Newser) - The NFL free agency period began at midnight, and the Redskins quickly got down to business, agreeing to a 7-year, $100 million deal with defensive lineman Albert Haynesworth, the Washington Post reports. The former Tennessee Titan's contract includes an NFL-record $41 million in guaranteed money, the AP adds. He joins... More »

Manning Brothers Pair Up to Make Pro Bowl History

Quarterback siblings will join forces among this year's Pro Bowl players

(Newser) - The Pro Bowl picks have been announced and they include a pair of record-busting firsts, AP reports. Eli Manning of the New York Giants and Peyton Manning of the Indianapolis Colts will become the first quarterback-playing brothers to compete in the all-star game. Peyton's Giants teammate, 44-year-old kicker John Carney,... More »

Bad Newz Dogs Vick

With new indictments in the offing, QB seeks to limit prison time, save career

(Newser) - With federal prosecutors poised to bring more serious charges against Michael Vick in the ongoing dogfighting investigation, the quarterback's attorneys are trying to work out a plea deal, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. Two more of Vick's co-defendants are expected to plead guilty this week. More »

Eagles' McNabb Will Sit Out Preseason Opener

QB hasn't recovered from knee surgery

(Newser) - Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb will not play in tonight's preseason opener against Baltimore. McNabb, sidelined since tearing a ligament in his right knee last November, has not yet recovered from surgery. A.J. Feeley will start and play the first quarter, Kelly Holcomb the second, and rookie Kevin Kolb the... More »

Giants Nix Talks With Strahan

New York won't offer Pro Bowler more cash to stave off retirement

(Newser) - The Giants will not offer Michael Strahan more than his current $4 million salary to return next year, the Post reports. General Manager Jerry Reese told the 35-year-old defensive end, who's been mulling over a retirement decision, that New York will proceed as if he were "never coming back.... More »

Moss Leaves Pats Practice with Injury

Five-time Pro Bowler strains a hamstring in New England camp

(Newser) - Fresh Patriots wideout Randy Moss left training camp yesterday with a hamstring injury, the Boston Herald reports. The five-time Pro Bowler came up limp while running routes with QB Tom Brady, though he reportedly left the playing field without assistance. The Pats haven't released details on the 30-year-old receiver. More »

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