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Sept. 12, 2005

Lesser Saints

The fate of New Orleans's NFL team took a backseat to scenes of despair

Feb. 14, 2005

Three-Ring Circus

The Patriots staked their claim as the century's first dynasty and the Greatest Show on Turf, beating the Eagles for their third NFL title in four seasons

Sept. 11, 2006

May the Best Manning Win

Eli and Peyton face off for the first time in the Sunday-night opener, and they don't particularly want to talk about it (even with each other). Making NFL history as the first brothers to start at quarterback in the same game, they'll add another chapter to the Manning family saga-and when it's over, you won't want to be around the one who lost

Jan. 15, 1996

Sent Packing

True To Its Word, Green Bay Whipped Defending Champion San Francisco

March 22, 1999

Serena's at Peace with Herself

After back-to-back titles, Serena Williams has no doubt she can win big

Jan. 19, 2004


In a weekend filled with nail-biting finishes, Donovan McNabb rallied Philadelphia to an improbable win over Green Bay

Feb. 05, 1996


The Steelers Handed the Cowboys Two Ugly Interceptions and a 27-17 Victory That Kept The NFC's Super Bowl Streak Alive

Nov. 22, 1999


The Colts' Peyton Manning is more than living up to his pedigree. Now if he can just figure out how to open a can of soup

Feb. 09, 2004

Fight to the Finish

New England and Carolina went toe-to-toe, but Tom Brady kept his cool and led the Patriots to their second NFL title in three years.

Nov. 18, 2002

Leader of the Pack

With Brett Favre playing as well as ever--and on track for a fourth MVP award--Green Bay has won seven straight and emerged as the team to beat in the NFC

Sept. 01, 1997

Party of Five

A quintet of strong-armed, agile quarterbacks with tons of ability have risen to prominence in the AFC Central, bringing new life to a position sorely in need of star power

April 15, 2002

Cool Customer

Fresh off a storybook season in which he quarterbacked the Patriots to a Super Bowl victory at age 24, Tom Brady is learning to cope with the blitz of newfound fame

Nov. 21, 2005

Fallen Idols

Once billed as the Greatest Show on Turf, the St. Louis Rams have seen their dynasty-in-the-making crumble, in large part because of a power struggle between the front office and coach Mike Martz

Aug. 18, 2003

Rookie Watch

On draft day the Cardinals passed on the best available pass rusher, Terrell Suggs, trading down to grab an extra first-round pick. Groans ruled ...

Oct. 25, 2004

Twin Engines

A unique bond between coach Herman Edwards and quarterback Chad Pennington has helped propel the Jets to the best start in franchise history

May 29, 2006

California Dreamin'

Former 49ers owner Eddie DeBartolo wants to bring a team to L.A. Could it be the Raiders? The Vikings? The Saints? The 49ers? Yup

Nov. 07, 2005

Face Off

Tom Brady or Peyton Manning? The NFL's two best quarterbacks. One has the stats, the other the titles. Who's better? And who wins Monday night? It's the ultimate fan debate

Dec. 13, 2004

Stepping Out

Shedding their losers' image, the Chargers closed in on their first playoff appearance since 1995 with the defense saving a win over the Broncos