Kirk Cousins threw four touchdowns Saturday as the Washington Redskins clinched the NFC East division title and their NFL playoff berth with 38-24 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles.
Cleveland Browns linebacker Armonty Bryant will not play on Sunday against Kansas City after he and safety De'Ante Saunders were arrested on Christmas morning following a traffic stop.
Australian Jarryd Hayne, the former rugby league star who jumped to American football this season was recalled Saturday to the active roster of the injury-hit San Francisco 49ers.
Nebraska quarterback Tommy Armstrong Jr. threw a touchdown pass and ran for another score to help the Cornhuskers cap a losing season by beating UCLA 37-29 in the Foster Farms Bowl on Saturday.
A major study conducted on the relationship between American football and brain disease will continue without a US$30 million research grant from the NFL, ESPN reported Tuesday.
Detroit quarterback Matthew Stafford used accuracy and poise to pass for 254 yards and three touchdowns, leading the Lions to a 35-27 victory at fast-finishing New Orleans on Monday.
After one of the strangest and nastiest games this NFL season, Cam Newton had an odd feeling.
The New York Giants forged a three-way tie atop the NFC East division by winning 31-24 at Miami on Monday, with Odell Beckham Jr.'s 84-yard touchdown reception putting the visitors ahead to stay with 11 minutes to go.
Alabama's super-sized running back Derrick Henry was awarded the Heisman Trophy on Saturday for college football's player of the season.
Unbeaten Carolina wrapped up the NFC South division title with a 41-38 win at New Orleans on Sunday, with Cam Newton finding Jerricho Cotchery with 1:05 to go for his fifth touchdown pass of the game.