NFL captains: 'C' patch comes with varied roles, responsibilities
The "C" patch on select players' jerseys has become a ubiquitous part of the NFL. But what are the roles and responsibilities of a captain? Jeff Darlington says the answer varies from team to team.
Montell Owens, Jon Condo head unsung heroes of special teams
Many special-teamers have become household names, but some, like Bryan Braman, don't receive the recognition they deserve. Gil Brandt provides 10 unsung heroes of special teams.
Steelers' gaffe brings contingency plans for specialists to light
The NFL is all about preparation, having a backup plan for your backup plan. It took one special teams mistake by the Steelers for the rest of the NFL to remember that bitter truth.