Nick Buoniconti was a cornerstone on a Patriots defense that was one of the better units in the AFL through the mid-1960s. Though he was undersized, he made up for it with his quickness and ferocity. These days, it's Jerod Mayo manning the linebacker position for the Patriots. Entering his second year, Mayo is expected to build upon what was a sensational rookie season.
No Kliff, no problem: Undermanned Cardinals show off character, pummel Browns to remain undefeated
The Arizona Cardinals showed Sunday why they're the class of the NFC. Jeffri Chadiha explains how Arizona -- sans head coach Kliff Kingsbury -- improved to 6-0 with a resounding win over the Cleveland Browns.
Raiders, interim coach Rich Bisaccia find triumph after tumultuous week: 'It's a 'we' win'
With interim coach Rich Bisaccia taking over the reins, the Derek Carr-led Raiders defeated the Denver Broncos, 34-24, on Sunday -- just six days after Jon Gruden announced his resignation following the revelation of multiple offensive emails.