This years installment of The NFL Season: A Biography presented by SAP, concluded at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, where an epic Super Bowl rematch served as the culmination of a memorable 2011 campaign.
Published: Feb. 5, 2013 at 12:15 p.m.
A memorable season reaches its dramatic conclusion in the Superdome - a timeless combination of anticipation, preparation and spectacle.
Published: Oct. 9, 2012 at 01:27 p.m.
Together they have rewritten the game's history. And in many ways, the story of one cannot be told without the other.
Published: Dec. 25, 2012 at 04:02 p.m.
Find out how the ball featured during the "Immaculate Reception" becomes more than just a memento for the Baker family.
Published: Jan. 22, 2013 at 03:56 p.m.
The conference championship games in Atlanta and Foxborough represent the best of the season -- elite teams, grand stakes and above all, desperation.
Published: Jan. 28, 2013 at 12:00 p.m.
The Super Bowl is back in New Orleans. To Saints vice chairman Rita Benson LeBlanc, it's a reminder that the city is back, too.
Published: Jan. 15, 2013 at 01:16 p.m.
As Von Miller copes with the Broncos' painful playoff loss, a look at his drive and ambition that were nurtured in an unexpected place.
Published: Feb. 9, 2011 at 03:54 p.m.
Two storied franchises met in Texas, with the Green Bay Packers bringing home the Lombardi Trophy by defeating the Pittsburgh Steelers, 31-25.
Published: Oct. 23, 2011 at 10:49 a.m.
The young and hungry Buccaneers arrive in London early to soak up some culture and to prepare for their pivotal battle with the Chicago Bears.
Published: Jan. 2, 2013 at 02:29 p.m.
Adrian Peterson's run at the single-season rushing record has been one of the season's most inspiring stories. But the drama of Sunday's finale was fueled by something much deeper than simply a number.
Published: Nov. 30, 2010 at 03:13 p.m.
This week's webisode takes a look back at Giants offensive tackle Shawn Andrews' long and painful road to the Big Apple.
Published: Dec. 18, 2012 at 09:19 p.m.
The Pouncey twins - the Dolphins' Mike and the Steelers' Maurkice - are now separated by different schedules and hundreds of miles. But they - and their parents - remain as close as ever.
Published: Sept. 11, 2012 at 01:17 p.m.
Even as a new quarterback era begins for the Colts, a downtown Indianapolis landmark is split between excitement for what's to come, and nostalgia for the legend who came before.
Published: Dec. 11, 2012 at 12:59 p.m.
It's been a stunning comeback season for Peyton Manning. But history will define the success of that comeback by one ultimate measurement.
Published: Oct. 23, 2012 at 01:11 p.m.
Rams rookie kicker Greg Zuerlein is already known for his array of nicknames and the incredible distance of his kicks. But he's also measured by the distance he's traveled to even reach the league in the first place.
Published: Dec. 28, 2010 at 01:25 p.m.
When he isn't punching holes in opposing defenses, the Giants' Brandon Jacobs has a unique way of recoving from an NFL game. Find out how an Eastern practice helps this Beast of the NFC East run better.
Published: Oct. 4, 2010 at 10:42 p.m.
Introducing "The Season", presented by SAP. This 12-part series will take a unique look at the NFL, following stories that represent all facets of the game.
Published: Dec. 5, 2012 at 12:48 p.m.
Bears cornerback Tim Jennings defines the term 'playing big' - measured not only by his productivity on the field, but also by the toughness that has gotten him there.
Published: Nov. 11, 2012 at 06:09 p.m.
Texas is in the midst of a football transformation. The state that once produced great running backs now boasts eight NFL starters -- at quarterback.
Published: Sept. 5, 2012 at 12:53 p.m.
Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo has had quite a journey in his 9 years in the NFL, but his road to becoming a hero is still missing one defining moment.
Published: Sept. 26, 2011 at 01:51 p.m.
Jesse Holley had a difficult road from reality TV contestant to contributing NFL receiver, but the "4th and Long" winner says he just had to wait for his moment.
Published: Nov. 6, 2012 at 01:34 p.m.
Robert Griffin III has a habit of making the impossible seem real. It's a trait he shares with the otherworldly characters who inspire him.
Published: Oct. 26, 2010 at 04:16 p.m.
American football has branched out onto the global stage the past few decades. In the tiny eastern Oregon town of Unity, foreign-exchange students learn the game.
Published: Sept. 24, 2012 at 08:11 p.m.
Carolina receiver Steve Smith has always been a game-changer. But his new mission illustrates just how much he has evolved -- as a player, and as a man.
Published: Nov. 27, 2012 at 12:38 p.m.
For Arian Foster of the Texans, Mission Bay High School is the place where he first became a star. But he'll always remember it as the place where he found a home.
Published: Nov. 20, 2012 at 12:43 p.m.
The life of an NFL scout is tough and demanding. But for one member of the Jaguars' staff, the job's challenges pale in comparison to a more personal one.