February 03, 1997 | Peter King
The NFL salary cap in 1997 is expected to grow less than $1 million, to an estimated $41.5 million, but as of last Friday, four teams had already committed more than that to salaries for next season. The Raiders were...
February 17, 1997 | Paul Zimmerman
With 12 rookies, six of them starters, on their roster, the Los Angeles Z's have a warrior mentality and a durable talent base
February 17, 1997
With last week's
scouting combine behind them, NFL general managers and coaches focused this
week on the free-agency signing period, which was set to begin on Friday. In
what is the strongest class in the five-year...
March 03, 1997
The Vince Lombardi Trophy is back where it truly belongs.JOE NORCIO, SEATTLE
September 08, 1997 | Bill Colson
In football, defensive coordinators answer the need for more coverage by inserting one or more extra backs. When one defensive back is added, the alignment is known as a nickel package; when two are added, it's a...