2012 NFL Pro Bowl in Hawaii

NFL Says Concussions Down 25 Percent This Year

When preseason games, plus preseason and regular-season practices, are included, the 202 concussions this season declined 12 percent.

CBS Detroit–01/29/2015

(Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Five NFL Sponsorship Deals That May Surprise You

It isn’t much of a secret anymore that the NFL is the most business savvy of any of the major professional sports leagues in America.


DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 05: Head coach Jim Caldwell shakes hands with Cornelius Lucas #77 of the Detroit Lions prior to playing the Buffalo Bills at Ford Field on October 05, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Joe Sargent/Getty Images)

From Hard-Luck Kid And Shooting Witness To The NFL: Cornelius Lucas’ Story

“My life changed within those 60 snaps we took that game, went from … being a developmental player to being a player that was going to be needed for games, to win games, so that was kind of a drastic change.”

CBS Detroit–01/29/2015

TAMPA, FL - JANUARY 27: Tampa Bay Buccaneer Dexter Jackson high-fives fans while holding his Super Bowl MVP trophy during a Superbowl victory celebration January 27, 2003 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida. The Buccaneers defeated the Oakland Raiders 48-21 in Super Bowl XXXVII yesterday. (Photo by Chris Livingston/Getty Images)

Surprise Players Often Star In Super Bowls

ROB MAADDI, AP Pro Football Writer PHOENIX (AP) — Almost all football fans know Tom Brady, Russell Wilson, Richard Sherman, Marshawn Lynch and Rob Gronkowski. The New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks wouldn’t be playing […]

97.1 The Ticket–01/29/2015

CHANDLER, AZ - JANUARY 26: Head coach Pete Carroll of the Seattle Seahawks speaks during a Super Bowl XLIX media availability at the Arizona Grand Hotel on January 26, 2015 in Chandler, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Super Bowl Host City Still Reeling Over Sports Deals

The entire world will be watching Glendale on Sunday as it hosts the Super Bowl and the legions of fans who are shelling out big bucks to see the big game.

97.1 The Ticket–01/27/2015

GLENDALE, AZ - JANUARY 25: Left to right Kam Chancellor, Michael Bennett, Richard Sherman, Cliff Avril, Brandon Mebane, Bobby Wagner and Earl Thomas (front, center) pose for a photo before the 2015 Pro Bowl at University of Phoenix Stadium on January 25, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

NFL, YouTube Partner To Post Official Clips To Video Site

Searching for Super Bowl highlights next week after the big game?

97.1 The Ticket–01/26/2015

Team Irvin return specialist Darren Sproles #43 of the Philadelphia Eagles is hit by Team Carter inside linebacker C.J. Mosley #57 of the Baltimore Ravens during the second half of the 2015 Pro Bowl at University of Phoenix Stadium on January 25, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Pro Bowl A Testing Range For Quirky Rules

The odd rules that the NFL tried in the Pro Bowl made for a strange sideshow.

97.1 The Ticket–01/26/2015

FOXBORO, MA - JANUARY 22: New England Patriots Quarterback Tom Brady talks to the media during a press conference to address the under inflation of footballs used in the AFC championship game at Gillette Stadium on January 22, 2015 in Foxboro, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Altering Footballs Not The Only Way A Team Can Try To Gain An Edge

“I can’t say this is the case for every guy in the National Football League, but I think the line is whatever you can get away with.”

CBS Detroit–01/23/2015

GLENDALE, AZ - SEPTEMBER 15:  Wide receiver Calvin Johnson (R) #81 of the Detroit Lions and center Dominic Raiola (L) #51 celebrate Johnson's second touchdown of the first half against the Arizona Cardinals at University of Phoenix Stadium on September 15, 2013 in Glendale, Arizona.  (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Raiola Still Undecided On If He Will Keep Playing, Has Yet To Hear From Any Teams

“It’s just something I’m going to decide over time, hopefully the next few months,” Raiola said. “Nobody reached out to me.”

CBS Detroit–01/22/2015

DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 09: Dominic Raiola #51 and Travis Swanson #64 of the Detroit Lions celebrates the game winning touchdown during the fourth quarter of the game against the Miami Dolphins at Ford Field on November 09 , 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Lions defeated the Dolphins 20-16. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Raiola On His Tenure In Detroit: ‘I’m Sorry That We Couldn’t Be More Successful’

Raiola has yet to decide whether he wants to retire or play one more season elsewhere.

CBS Detroit–01/20/2015




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