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Steelers-Cardinals is most-watched Super Bowl

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Nielsen Media Research now says that the Arizona-Pittsburgh Super Bowl game was the most-watched in history. Nielsen said 98.7 million people, on average, were watching Sunday. That beats the 97.5 million who watched the 2008 game.

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Buffalo Bills owner took fan-friendly route to Hall of Fame

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NFL owners talk all the time about how important the fans are to their teams. That the fans are family. That, in reality, the fans "own" the team and the owners themselves are merely the stewards of a franchise

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Ravens defensive assistant Pettine hired as Jets' defensive coordinator

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Shortly after becoming head coach of the New York Jets on Monday, Rex Ryan made sure Mike Pettine came with him as his defensive coordinator. Pettine was on Baltimore's staff as a defensive assistant for seven years, including the last four as the Ravens' outside linebackers coach.

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Oakland Raiders Coaching Search(es) Near End: What Fans Should Expect

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Recounting the last six years of disappointment seems a worthless cause at this point. The important thing to remember is that the Raiders have been forced to rebuild completely since their three AFC West Championships which culminated in 2003 with a Super Bowl appearance. Since that time, Al Davis, for better or worse, has tried to bring in the talent needed to win.

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Al Saunders would be Oakland’s best bet for OC

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OK, let’s make this as simple as can be: If Al Saunders will accept a position as offensive coordinator for the Oakland Raiders, Al Davis should pull the trigger immediately. Period.

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Cardinals' Boldin, Eagles' Westbrook expect to play Sunday

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TEMPE, Ariz. -- After missing a playoff game with an injured hamstring, Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Anquan Boldin said he expects to play in the NFC Championship Game against the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday

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Carr Picks up Fourth Star

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Bakersfield (Calif.) Christian quarterback Derek Carr made a big jump in the latest Scout.com recruiting rankings. The standout moved up a remarkable 47 spots to the No. 16 rated quarterback in the nation, according to Scout.com. The move makes Carr the second four-star recruit in the Bulldogs 2009 recruiting class...

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Sabres beat Stars on Pominville shootout goal

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The Buffalo Sabres took some time to get up to speed in their second road game in two nights.

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Anatomy of a Play: Holmes' punt return changes Steelers' fortunes

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Mike Tomlin knew Chargers punter Mike Scifres had a big leg, but the Steelers' coach had a plan.

One week earlier, Tomlin had watched Scifres repeatedly pin the Colts deep in an AFC Wild-Card Game. But Tomlin also noticed that Scifres' stratospheric punts could be used against the Chargers on special teams. So early last week, Tomlin implemented a neutralizing strategy for his punt-return team.

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Boldin will play in the NFC Championship Game

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As if there was ever really a doubt, Cardinals wide receiver Anquan Boldin, who missed the NFC Divisional Round as with an injured hamstring, announced today that he will play in the NFC Championship Game against the Eagles. Boldin was nearly healthy enough to suit up against the Panthers so it was a given that he would be ready to face Philly. With Boldin back in the line-up, Arizona's aerial attack is just that much more dangerous.

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