Hall of Fame class has something for everybody
From bone-rattling tacklers Troy Polamalu, Steve Atwater and Cliff Harris to hard-charging runner Edgerrin James to the pass-catching brilliance of Isaac Bruce and Harold Carmichael, the Pro Football Hall of Fame class of 2020 has something for everyone.
Super Bowl LV: Big game preview
Super Bowl LV: Big game preview The experts of CBS Sports – James Brown, Nate Burleson, Bill Cowher, Boomer Esiason and Phil Simms – bring you their predictions about tonight's championship game between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Be sure to watch Super Bowl LV Sunday, Feb. 7 on CBS!cbsnews.com
CBS' Brown to host record 10th Super Bowl pregame show
(AP Photo/Bill Wippert, File)CBS' James Brown knows what it is like to host Super Bowl pregame shows when the day transcended beyond the teams competing for a championship. Brown hosted Fox's pregame for the 2002 Super Bowl, which occurred nearly five months after 9/11. With the coronavirus pandemic still at the forefront, Brown realizes Sunday's “Super Bowl Today” show could offer the same opportunities, but in a different manner. This is a different kind of backdrop where many people have just been fatigued, given all of the challenges that we’ve had to endure during this time.”AdThis will be a record 10th Super Bowl pregame hosted by Brown and his sixth for CBS. He became the pregame host for Fox in 1994 when they outbid CBS for the rights to the NFC package.
Peyton Manning, Charles Woodson 2021 Hall of Fame candidates
FILE - In this Dec. 29, 2013, file photo, Oakland Raiders cornerback Charles Woodson (24) talks with Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning (18) after an NFL football game in Oakland, Calif. Peyton Manning and Charles Woodson are among 14 first-year eligible candidates for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
Peyton Manning, Charles Woodson 2021 Hall of Fame candidates
Peyton Manning and Charles Woodson are among 14 first-year eligible candidates for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The roster of nominees consists of 65 offensive players, 49 defensive players and 16 special teams players. A maximum of five modern-era players will be chosen when the selection committee meets the Saturday before the Super Bowl in Tampa, Florida. Eighteen finalists will be presented to the full 48-member panel: the 15 modern-era finalists, and the recently nominated Drew Pearson (senior); Bill Nunn (contributor); and Tom Flores (coach). Enshrinement at the hall in Canton, Ohio, will take place next August, when members of the 2020 class and a special centennial class also will enter the football shrine.
NFL cancels Hall of Fame game, delays inductions until 2021
The NFL on Thursday canceled the Hall of Fame game that traditionally opens the preseason and is delaying the 2020 induction ceremonies for a year because of the coronavirus pandemic. Enshrinements for 20 men scheduled for this year now will occur on Aug. 7, 2021, with the 2021 inductees going into the Pro Football Hall of Fame the next day. We also must consider the most appropriate way to fulfill the first tenet of our mission: To honor the heroes of the game. I dont have to go through the anxiety ever again of waiting and wondering whether this is the year they let me into the Hall of Fame, Atwater said. This is easy.The Hall of Fame, which opened in 1963, has never had two enshrinements in one weekend.
Jimmy Johnson, two-time Super Bowl-winner, surprised on air with news of Hall of Fame induction
Former Dallas Cowboys and Miami Dolphins coach and two-time Super Bowl-winner Jimmy Johnson on Sunday became the newest member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Johnson was surprised with the announcement during a live broadcast, similar to the way the news was broken to former Steelers coach Bill Cowher on Saturday. Legendary @dallascowboys coach @JimmyJohnson finds out live on TV he is the newest member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame! Aikman and Johnson won back-to-back Super Bowls together in the 1992 and 1993 NFL seasons. Johnson joins Cowher as a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame's 2020 Centennial Slate, a special group of 15 inductees to honor the NFL's 100th season.cbsnews.com
Former Steelers coach Bill Cowher learns he's a Hall of Fame inductee during live pregame broadcast
Former Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Bill Cowher on Saturday was announced as the first member of the National Football League's Hall of Fame Centennial Slate for the class of 2020. Cowher was surprised with the news in the middle of a live pregame broadcast for the AFC divisional playoff game between the Tennessee Titans and the Baltimore Ravens. Cowher recognized Baker and seemed to know what was coming, as he became emotional before Baker even made the announcement. "On behalf of all of us who love this game, and the Pro Football Hall of Fame, it is my privilege," Baker began. After stepping away from coaching, Cowher turned to broadcasting, joining "The NFL Today" as an analyst in 2007.cbsnews.com
What's upcoming in 2015 NFL season and "deflategate" impact
The 2015 NFL season begins Thursday as Superbowl champion New England Patriots host the Pittsburgh Steelers. But the "deflategate" controversy still hovers over Patriots' Tom Brady. Just a week ago, a judge tossed out the league’s four-game suspension against the superstar quarterback. CBS Sports NFL analyst and former Steelers coach Bill Cowher joins “CBS This Morning” to discuss the upcoming season.cbsnews.com
Former coach Bill Cowher on Sunday's key NFL matchups
Former coach Bill Cowher on Sunday's key NFL matchups Sunday is do-or-die for the Colts, Patriots, Packers and Seahawks. CBS Sports NFL analyst Bill Cowher, who also led the Pittsburgh Steelers to a Super Bowl victory as head coach, joins "CBS This Morning" to give a preview of the weekend's games.cbsnews.com
Former Steelers coach Bill Cowher on domestic violence in NFL
Former Steelers coach Bill Cowher on domestic violence in NFL The weekend of NFL action was marred by two more high-profile players being benched over domestic violence accusations. Former Pittsburgh Steelers head coach and CBS Sports NFL analyst Bill Cowher joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the state of the league.cbsnews.com