Broncos & Seahawks Arrive For Super Bowl
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks have touched down in New Jersey for next Sunday's Super Bowl at the Meadowlands.
Broncos coach John Fox told reporters that placekicker Matt Prater will be fine for the NFL title game. Prater missed practice all week with the flu.
Quarterback Peyton Manning took questions as well and was asked if this might be his last game. To that the veteran signal caller said he hasn't thought about anything beyond next Sunday's game.
HONOLULU (AP) — Jerry Rice earned bragging rights over Deion Sanders in the NFL's attempt to tweak the Pro Bowl.
DeMarco Murray caught a 20-yard pass for a touchdown and Mike Tolbert plunged into the end zone for a 2-point conversion with less than one minute remaining to give Rice's team a 22-21 win over Sanders' squad in the first schoolyard-style Pro Bowl.
Baltimore's Justin Tucker missed a 67-yard field goal on the final play after missing a 66-yarder earlier in the game.
The game also featured six interceptions, eight turnovers and nine sacks.
MIAMI (AP) — Tampa Bay Buccaneers executive Dennis Hickey has been hired as general manager of the Miami Dolphins, ending a three-week search. Hickey had been with the Buccaneers for 18 seasons, including the past three as director of player personnel. He was their director of college scouting for six years.