New York (8-3) is among the hottest teams in football with six straight victories. Not that it's helped the Giants move much closer to the Cowboys in the NFC East. The Steelers (6-5) are in a tighter spot, tied atop the AFC North with Baltimore, to whom they already have lost.
Antonio Gates recalls Nick Saban telling him he'd one day be an NFL first-round draft pick and that he could play both football and his beloved basketball at Michigan State. Being 6-foot-4 and weighing 250 pounds, Gates knows he made the right choice in going to the NFL rather than trying to pursue
The Los Angeles Rams' defense isn't often embarrassed, and it is rarely humbled. Its veterans have been one of the NFL's best units for the past few years, and they've been among the best again this season. The Rams (4-7) flew to New England on Friday after a week of rededication and