Hakeem Nicks took the best bet he could find in free agency. Less than 24 hours after the former Giants receiver agreed to a one-year deal with Indianapolis, Nicks said he's so confident in his own skills that it was an easy decision. ''I believe it's going to pay off.'' The Colts are counting on it. A year ago, they risked about $2.5 million on another veteran free agent with a first-round pedigree to help Indy's still young receiving contingent.
The Chicago Bears agreed to terms with former Detroit Lions defensive end Willie Young on a three-year contract and former Carolina Panthers wide receiver Domenik Hixon on a one-year deal, the team announced Thursday. NFL.com reported Young's deal is for $9 million with $4 million in guarantees. Bears general manager Phil Emery has now added six unrestricted free agents in the first 48 hours of free agency, with Young and Hixon following defensive end Lamarr Houston (Raiders), safety Ryan Mundy (Giants) and linebacker Jordan Senn (Panthers) on Tuesday and safety M.D. Jennings (Packers) on Wednesday.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Eric Berry credits Kansas City's 4-0 start to the ''family feeling'' that held everyone together during the hapless 2-14 season of 2012.
* Denver quarterback now has 16 * Seahawks push record to 4-0 * Giants tumble to 0-4 start (Updates after later games) By Simon Evans Sept 29 (Reuters) - Unstoppable Peyton Manning continued his electric start to the NFL season by throwing four touchdown passes as the Denver Broncos moved to 4-0 with a 52-20 crushing of the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday. Manning completed 28 of 34 passes for 327 yards and no interceptions and his work was so effective that he was able to sit out the fourth quarter as the Broncos enjoyed another blowout win. ...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- It was one of those plays that happen several times in a football game.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- It was like one of those good, old-fashioned NFC East battles on Sunday as an Andy Reid team met up again with a Tom Coughlin club.
The resurgent Kansas City Chiefs lead the NFL in turnover differential and sacks, and have relied upon an effective running game to get off to their second 3-0 start in a decade. They've also handled the NFC East so far, beating teams from that division in each of the last two weeks.
The Bengals are on the rise while the Steelers and Giants begin to plummet.
Veteran fullback added with Hynoski sidelined
Veteran fullback added with Hynoski sidelined

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