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  • Gronkowski and Chancellor make for must-see matchup

    PHOENIX (AP) — On some point Sunday it will happen. At least everyone hopes it happens. The biggest, most athletic tight end in football will be running downfield and be met in a full-speed collision with the hardest-hitting strong safety in the game today. What will happen when the NFL's version of Thunderdome comes to the Super Bowl,...

  • 4 O'Clock Shadow: Aaron Hernandez could bring Kraft, Belichick to court

    Klee's 4'Clock Shadow... an afternoon blog on the day's buzz... Imagine if Pat Bowlen and Gary Kubiak were potential witnesses in a murder trial. How would that sit? That's the scenario for Patriots owner Robert Kraft and head coach Bill Belichick. Both are on the list of potential witnesses in the trial of Aaron Hernandez, according to...

  • Wade Phillips named Broncos' defensive coordinator

    ENGLEWOOD - Wade Phillips is returning to Denver as Gary Kubiak's defensive coordinator. Phillips, 67, interviewed for the position this week after the Broncos were rebuffed in their attempts to speak with Bengals secondary coach Vance Joseph about the position. Joseph, who has a year left on his contract in Cincinnati, had interviewed for...

  • Surprise players often star in Super Bowls

    PHOENIX (AP) — Almost all football fans know Tom Brady, Russell Wilson, Richard Sherman, Marshawn Lynch and Rob Gronkowski. The New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks wouldn't be playing in the Super Bowl on Sunday if it weren't for their superstars. But both teams got here with lesser-known players coming up big at key times. Jermaine...

  • 4'Clock Shadow: The Broncos' new defensive coordinator is Wade Phillips, and he has a Twitter account

    The Broncos' new defensive coordinator is Wade Phillips, and he has a Twitter account. Phillips, 67, takes over the spot previously held by Jack Del Rio, according to a report by NFL.com's Ian Rapaport. This is wonderful — the part about the Twitter account. We'll see about the defensive coordinator part. I like proven things over maybe...

  • History ahead: first Super Bowl OT upcoming

    PHOENIX (AP) — Almost as dominant as New England's performance in the AFC championship game was the showing for Pro Picks in both conference title matches. A sweep. Now comes the toughest choice of all, and even the odds makers are uncertain on this one. The Seahawks (No. 1, AP Pro32) have gone from a 3-point favorite to, well, no favorite at...

  • Broncos tight end Julius Thomas about to cash in

    ENGLEWOOD - Julius Thomas is about to cash in, one way or another. One of Denver's dozen unrestricted free agents, he'll either get a long-term contract soon or play next season under the Broncos' franchise tag. General manager John Elway said on Jan. 12 that re-signing both the big tight end and star wide receiver Demaryius Thomas were his...

  • Wilson recalls watching as a kid while Brady won Super Bowls

    PHOENIX (AP) — Tom Brady began winning Super Bowls when Russell Wilson was still a teenager, tuning in to see the big game on TV. "Of course I remember watching Brady," Wilson said Tuesday. "He won some incredible games. Incredible comebacks. Incredible throws. Incredible plays. Hopefully he doesn't make too many incredible ones this year."...

  • 4 O'Clock Shadow: Come on, voters: Terrell Davis belongs in Hall of Fame

    Klee's 4 O'Clock Shadow... an afternoon blog on the day's buzz.... Super Bowl media day was today. The conversation centered around deflated balls, the Dark Lord's favorite stuffed animals and Marshawn Lynch (not) talking to media. So let's talk about something that actually matters, something important. Well, it's important to...

  • 4 O'Clock Shadow: The case for a Super Bowl in Colorado

    The weather reports coming out of the Northeast forecast doom and gloom, Snowmaggedon, the storm of the century.  Now imagine if New York-New Jersey were the Super Bowl host this year, instead of last year. This time last year, the week of Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium promised a shiver bowl. Super Bowl media day is on the...

  • Thomas: ankle is better as he heads into important offseason

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Julius Thomas is about to cash in, one way or another. One of Denver's dozen unrestricted free agents, he'll either get a long-term contract soon or play next season under the Broncos' franchise tag. General manager John Elway said back on Jan. 12 that re-signing both the big tight end and star wide receiver Demaryius...

  • Smith goes from MVP to barely seeing field for Seattle

    PHOENIX (AP) — Malcolm Smith stood out for always being in the right spot. He was waiting to corral Richard Sherman's fourth-quarter deflection for the clinching interception in the NFC championship a year ago to send Seattle to the Super Bowl. His eyes were up and focused on Peyton Manning's fluttering pass that fell into his arms for a pick...

  • Manning has a lot to consider as he ponders his future

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — As Peyton Manning considers whether to take the gold watch or make one more run at the silver trophy, there are many factors he's weighing: age, desire, vitality, security, relationships. General manager John Elway said "the bottom line is we want him back." So, he asked Manning not to make up his mind until next month...

  • Tim Brown hopes 6th time is charm in Hall of Fame vote

    ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — After watching fellow receivers Cris Carter and Andre Reed get that coveted Pro Football Hall of Fame call the past two years, Tim Brown hopes it's finally time for his number to be called. Brown is a finalist for a sixth straight year since first becoming eligible in 2010 and only has one other receiver to compete with...

  • Peyton Manning has a lot to consider as he ponders his future

    ENGLEWOOD — As Peyton Manning considers whether to take the gold watch or make one more run at the silver trophy, there are many factors he's weighing: age, desire, vitality, security, relationships. General manager John Elway said "the bottom line is we want him back." So, he asked Manning not to make up his mind until next month after he's...

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