DENVER, CO - JANUARY 24:  Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos gestures at the line of scrimmage in the first quarter against the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on January 24, 2016 in Denver, Colorado.  (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

Five factors that will decide the winner of Super Bowl 50

The 2015 NFL season will come to a spectacular end on Sunday night, when the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos square off in Super Bowl 50 from Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara. Here are five factors that will help determine the winner between the NFC and AFC champions: 1. Can the Broncos contain Cam Newton’s […]

CHARLOTTE, NC - JANUARY 24:  Kurt Coleman #20 of the Carolina Panthers celebrates after intercepting a pass intended for John Brown #12 of the Arizona Cardinals at the end of the first half during the NFC Championship Game at Bank of America Stadium on January 24, 2016 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Eight unlikely heroes in Super Bowl 50

Believe it or not, there will be players suiting up for Super Bowl 50 not named Cam Newton or Peyton Manning. The history of the Super Bowl is dotted with players like Jack Squirek, Larry Brown and Malcolm Butler, relative unknowns who became household names in the Super Bowl. The Panthers and Broncos reached the […]

SAN JOSE, CA - FEBRUARY 01:  Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers poses for the cameras at Super Bowl Opening Night Fueled by Gatorade at SAP Center on February 1, 2016 in San Jose, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Our writers chime in: who wins Super Bowl 50?

No matter what you believe, the Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers will be the most watched Super Bowl because it’s the 50th. As a Bay Area Native, I thought it would be interesting to get some feedback from our writers on this site to gauge who wins Super Bowl 50 and why.  This is […]

GLENDALE, AZ - FEBRUARY 03:  Wide receiver Plaxico Burress #17 of the New York Giants catches a 13-yard touchdown pass in the fourth quarter over Ellis Hobbs #27 of the New England Patriots during Super Bowl XLII on February 3, 2008 at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Remembering the greatest finishes in Super Bowl history

In the lead up to Super Bowl 50 between the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos, The Sports Daily will be remembering some of the most iconic moments and players from Super Bowl history. Our series continues with the greatest finishes in the game’s history: Super Bowl XLII The New York Giants ended the New England Patriots’ bid […]

GLENDALE, AZ - FEBRUARY 01:  Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots signals in the second half against the Seattle Seahawks during Super Bowl XLIX at University of Phoenix Stadium on February 1, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Remembering the most prolific QB performances in Super Bowl history

In the lead up to Super Bowl 50 between the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos, The Sports Daily will be remembering some of the most iconic moments and players from Super Bowl history. Our series continues with the best quarterback performances in the NFL’s biggest game: Steve Young, San Francisco 49ers (Super Bowl XXIX) Young […]

28 Jan 2001: Trent Dilfer # 8 of the Baltimore Ravens looks for an open man down field in the third quarter during Super Bowl XXXV between the Baltimore Ravens and the New York Giants at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida. Mandatory Credit: Andy Lyons/ALLSPORT

Worst quarterbacks to win a Super Bowl

Most quarterbacks probably wouldn’t mind being on a list of the worst Super Bowl-winning quarterbacks because it would mean they own a Super Bowl ring. It’s kind of like being the ugliest Miss America or the flabbiest Mr. Universe. Only 31 quarterbacks have won Super Bowls. Ten of them are in the Hall of Fame and […]

Miami Dolphins new general manager Chris Grier poses with Mike Tannenbaum, executive vice president of Football Operations, after a press conference at the Miami Dolphins' training facility in Davie, Fla., on Monday, Jan. 4, 2016. (Charles Trainor Jr./Miami Herald/TNS via Getty Images)

Five players the Dolphins should target in the 2016 draft

Well, it’s that time of year again. The Patriots are playing for a conference title this weekend and the Dolphins have nothing to prepare for but the draft. It’s an MLK Day tradition! Things are obviously going to change between now and the end of April, but let’s take a look at what the Dolphins […]

DAVIE, FL - JANUARY 09:  The Miami Dolphins  Executive vice president of football operations Mike Tannenbaum announce Adam Gase as their new head coach at Sunlife Stadium on January 9, 2016 in Davie, Florida.  (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Dolphins solidify coaching staff: fans expect quick results

Yesterday, the Miami Dolphins added and subtracted staff members by the dozens. First off, coach Dan Campbell, formerly interim head coach Campbell was released from his contract and left for the greener pastures of New Orleans rejoining Sean Payton and Jeff Ireland.  Click here for the podcast from Saints Nation.  Campbell played for Payton while […]

FOXBORO, MA - JANUARY 16:  Head coach Andy Reid of the Kansas City Chiefs looks on in the second half against the New England Patriots during the AFC Divisional Playoff Game at Gillette Stadium on January 16, 2016 in Foxboro, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

5 biggest coaching mistakes from NFL’s Divisional Round

Armchair coaches were busy during the 2015 NFL divisional playoffs. Some of the coaching decisions made this weekend will provide fodder for conversation well into the spring. The most boneheaded play call of the weekend was made by a winning team, so that coach got away with it. There were several debatable decisions, however, that […]

DAVIE, FL - JANUARY 09:  The Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross and Executive vice president of football operations Mike Tannenbaum announce Adam Gase as their new head coach at Sunlife Stadium on January 9, 2016 in Davie, Florida.  (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Is Adam Gase the Dolphins team whisperer?

Adam Gase last Saturday became one with the Miami Dolphins after signing a 5 year deal (marriage if you will) in order to deliver on two promises-he’d work with Ryan Tannehill and the second putting the Dolphins in position to win two “Super Bowls.” For one, the Miami Dolphins as we all know have had […]

DAVIE, FL - JANUARY 09:  The Miami Dolphins  Executive vice president of football operations Mike Tannenbaum announce Adam Gase as their new head coach at Sunlife Stadium on January 9, 2016 in Davie, Florida.  (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Is there already trouble with Adam Gase in Miami?

Yesterday while watching the Wild Card Playoffs in the NFL, Omar Kelly, reporter of the Sun-Sentinel posted a few ominous tweets. Kelly’s tweets prompted a firestorm of reaction both positive and negative from Dolfans on Twitter. Kelly’s main argument stems from the Miami Dolphins declining to interview Hue Jackson, offensive coordinator of the Cincinnati Bengals […]

LANDOVER, MD - JANUARY 10: Quarterback Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers celebrates a first down against the Washington Redskins in the third quarter during the NFC Wild Card Playoff game at FedExField on January 10, 2016 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Best, worst from NFL’s Wild Card round

The NFL’s 12-team playoff field in 2015 is now down to just eight. The weekend’s Wild Card Round eliminated four teams (Houston Texans, Cincinnati Bengals, Minnesota Vikings and Washington Redskins) and advanced four others (Kansas City Chiefs, Pittsburgh Steelers, Seattle Seahawks and Green Bay Packers) to the Divisional Round. Here’s a look at the best […]

DENVER, CO - NOVEMBER 23:  Denver Broncos offensive coordinator Adam Gase has a word with Quarterback Peyton Manning #18 during a game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on November 23, 2014 in Denver, Colorado.  (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Dolphins present Adam Gase as head coach

What a difference a week makes! After a where did that come from type of win by the Miami Dolphins over the rival Patriots, 237 phone calls, 7 interviews, a list of 25 coaches, 42 hours of interviews, the Dolphins presented their man coach Adam Gase to the South Florida media. Gase, calm and collected […]

CHICAGO, IL - DECEMBER 13: at Soldier Field on December 13, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. The Redskins defeated the Bears 24-21. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Dolphins get their man and hire Adam Gase as head coach

It’s debatable in the eyes of some Dolphins fans if the Dolphins got better with their hire of star pupil of Mike Martz, Nick Saban, just to name a few. Adam Gase is the Miami Dolphins next football coach and the news broke before it was officially announced in typical Miami Art Deco style. First […]

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - JANUARY 04: Quarterback Andrew Luck #12 of the Indianapolis Colts scores a touchdown in the fourth quarter after recovering a fumble against the Kansas City Chiefs during a Wild Card Playoff game at Lucas Oil Stadium on January 4, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

10 greatest wild-card games in NFL history

It’s wild-card weekend. Perhaps the 2015 playoffs will provide games that can be added to lists of the greatest ever. Before the ball is kicked off at 4:35 p.m. Saturday in Houston, let’s take a look at the greatest wild-card games in NFL history up to this point. Comebacks, lead changes and plays so memorable […]

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