Brett Favre

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 Julian Edelman of the New England Patriots spikes the football after scoring a touchdown in the second quarter against the Kansas City Chiefs. Photograph: Adam Glanzman/Getty Images

Coordinators leave and the receivers are different each year, but one thing remains clear in New England after the Patriots’ 43-40 victory against the(...)

Wide receiver Doug Baldwin  of the Seattle Seahawks tries to reach out for a touchdown but the play was reversed and set back to the one-yard line. Photograph: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images

Last week, with the Seattle Seahawks weakened by injuries and the NFL’s best team coming to town, Seahawks linebacker KJ Wright uttered the phrase tha(...)

Green Bay Packers’ Max McGee snags the star pass in the end zone to win the first ever Super Bowl against the Kansas City Chiefs in 1967

1) General inebriation Super Bowl drunkenness has a long history, back to before the big game was even called the Super Bowl. In the debut game, Pac(...)

With 12 seconds remaining, the scores level, and the game apparently heading for overtime, the Green Bay Packers’ quarterback Aaron Rodgers decided to(...)

Andrew Quarless  of the Green Bay Packers leaps into the crowd after scoring a touchdown against the Dallas Cowboys in the first quarter of the 2015 NFC Divisional Playoff game at Lambeau Field on January 11. Photograph: Al Bello/Getty Images

‘How can you not be romantic about baseball?” asks Brad Pitt in Moneyball and for all of the well-documented ills in American football – the brain inj(...)

A typical collision in an NFL game. Retired footballers abuse opioid pain pills at a rate more than four times the general population. Photograph: Christian Petersen/Getty Images.

Some former NFL players are alleging that before games they were given Toradol, an anti-inflammatory drug commonly used on racehorses, to numb the pai(...)

The late Dessie Hughes: “Dessie was Dessie to everyone, from the well-heeled to the down at heel and all those in between.” Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

It was late on Sunday, and not a sound was stirring in Mount Prospect Avenue, when Vinny Fitzpatrick cracked.The sneaky break-out kind of crept up on(...)

 Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning  is surrounded by the media after a game against the San Francisco 49ers in which he broke the all-time NFL record with 509 career touchdowns. Photograph:  t Doug Pensinger/Getty Images

Peyton Manning paid tribute to team-mates past and present after breaking Brett Favre’s NFL record for most career touchdown passes.Denver Broncos qu(...)

Senator Thad Cochran celebrates with supporters at a victory party in Jackson, Mississippi. Photograph: Edmund D Fountain/The New York Times

The latest win by the US Republican Party mainstream over the insurgent conservative wing – a narrow victory by veteran Mississippi senator Thad Co(...)