| Dec 1, 2014
| 1:00 PM
Even the most loyal fans have to see that the Ravens are still an average football team in a league filled with mediocrity.
The team had its most legitimate chance to prove they were top contenders Sunday, but allowed two long drives in the final 6:03...
| Nov 30, 2014
| 7:12 PM
On a Sunday when Aaron Rodgers and Tom Brady squared off for the first time in their illustrious NFL careers, and Johnny Manziel scored for the first time in his less-than-illustrious rookie season, it was another first that kept the San Diego Chargers in...
| Nov 29, 2014
| 10:02 PM
Because this is being written on the day after Thanksgiving, I'm eating turkey sandwiches and leftover dressing on the side. By the time you read this, we will have moved on to turkey soup or the under-appreciated T.O.T. (turkey on toast). Also it's close...
| Nov 29, 2014
| 7:52 PM
Thanksgiving is behind us, and now the real NFL season begins.
This is the homestretch, when the story is either the favorites maintaining their momentum, or written-off teams rising to the challenge, then getting hot in the playoffs, the way the New...
| Nov 23, 2014
| 7:53 PM
DENVER — One thing you can count on after a loss like this is Cameron Wake to be the final player in the Dolphins locker room, dressing slowly, mulling over a lost afternoon, delivering his thoughts like an epitaph.
"Just not good enough,'' he...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 6:14 AM
The Choice (and remember, death is not an option): Marc Trestman’s play-calling at the end of the first half or Marc Trestman’s play-calling at the end of the first drive of the third quarter?
Let’s examine both to see how inexplicable...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 8:34 PM
The Arizona Cardinals could pull off a season sweep.
Not only is Bruce Arians on track for his second NFL coach-of-the-year award in three seasons, but also Todd Bowles, the team's defensive coordinator, is prominent in the conversation for assistant...
| Nov 16, 2014
| 7:10 PM
The Show Me State . . . just did.
It was misery in Missouri on Sunday for the teams in last season's Super Bowl. Seattle lost at Kansas City, and Denver fell at St. Louis.
The Chiefs moved into a two-way tie for first in the AFC West by virtue of...
| Nov 15, 2014
| 7:41 PM
The Chicago Bears have played awful football in their last two games — losing at New England 51-23, getting a week off to regroup, then losing at Green Bay 55-14. All Bears (even Yogi) deserve derision, led by head coach Marc Trestman....
| Nov 9, 2014
| 10:14 PM
GREEN BAY — You're on the clock, Bears Chairman George McCaskey.
Call the family together. Close the doors. Discuss the future. It's time.
It's time to re-evaluate everything: your team president, Ted Phillips; your general manager, Phil Emery;...
| Nov 12, 2014
— Wide receiver Jordan Matthews and running back Darren Sproles directing anger inward for missing throws. DeMeco Ryans wheeling himself around the postgame locker room, doing one-on-one interviews with his teammates. Connor Barwin praising the...