Browns trade punter Andy Lee to Carolina Panthers
The Browns traded punter Andy Lee to the Panthers Monday, the team announced. Panthers punter Mike Scifres exited Friday's preseason tilt with the Patriots with a knee injury after taking a shot to the leg.
Week 15 viewer's guide
In the AFC South, the NFL's top young QB in Andrew Luck tries to take his Colts past the Texans and wrecking ball J.J. Watt. Who has the edge? This, and more in Kevin Patra's Week 15 viewer's guide.
San Diego Chargers sign punter Mat McBriar with Scifres out
The Bolts have tapped a veteran to replace their stud punter. The San Diego Chargers on Tuesday announced the signing of Mat McBriar with Mike Scifres sidelined with a broken clavicle.
Breaking down Andy Lee's contract
Andy Lee recently signed what was reported as a $20.5 million contract extension with the 49ers. Around the League breaks down the nitty gritty of Lee's new deal.
No. 1: Doesn't get better than 'Miracle at New Meadowlands'
The "Miracle at New Meadowlands" featured a 21-point comeback and some superhuman Vick runs in a fight for the NFC East, and maybe the most memorable punt return in NFL history.
Rise of returners warrants special attention for coverage units
The problem for multiple NFL teams is that they don't have anybody approaching similar talent within their coverage units, as they do return specialists.
With proper pieces in place, Saints top blue-chip rankings
We've added up the totals of all the blue- and red-chip players in the NFL, and the numbers don't lie: The defending champion Saints are still the most talented team in the league.
In evaluating AFC, Colts have perfect blend of blue-chippers
Before ranking all of the NFL's 32 teams, here's a look at the blue- and red-chip players for each team, starting with the AFC, where there's a clear difference between contenders and also-rans.
Defenses take center stage in AFC Divisional Playoffs
The Chargers and Ravens triumphed thanks to their tough defenses, but awaiting in the divisional round are two other teams with tough-to-crack defenses.