Super Bowl XLIV is set as the Indianapolis Colts (16-2) will represent the AFC and the New Orleans Saints (15-3) will represent the NFC. This is the first time since 1993 that two No. 1 seeds will meet in the Super Bowl. Peyton Manning threw for 377 yards and 3 touchdowns leading the Colts to a 30-17 victory over the New York Jets. The Jets held a 17-6 lead in the first half but the Colts scored 24 unanswered points to end the Jets magical playoff run Peyton Manning and the Colts will be going for their 2nd Super Bowl in 4 years. Meanwhile, the Saints won a thriller, defeating the Minnesota Vikings 31-28 in OT on Garrett Hartley’s 40-yard game winning field goal. The Vikings outgained the Saints 475 to 257 and won the time of possession game by nearly 9 minutes but the Vikings had 5 turnovers comparedRead More »
By Mike Bires The most compelling story in the National Football League this season is Brett Favre playing quarterback for Minnesota. But the true star for the unbeaten Vikings is a phenom running back who’s called “Purple Jesus.” That would be Adrian Peterson, who’s rushed for more yards and more touchdowns than any other back since he entered the league in 2007.
By Mike Bires Photo: David Hague – Inside Pittsburgh Sports Steelers kicker Jeff Reed is already putting his latest run-in with the law behind him. He was not punished, at least publicly, by coach Mike Tomlin. And he does not expect to be punished by the National Football League although its investigation is ongoing.