| Dec 3, 2014
| 6:50 AM
Remarkably, there still are Jay Cutler defenders out there.
Or maybe they are Cutler enablers and apologists, but whatever, there are people who seem to want me to believe that it’s never the fault of a 31-year-old quarterback who hasn’t...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 1:51 PM
LEESBURG – If you're tooling down County Road 452 on a Sunday afternoon, roll down your window. Before you even see the big Green Bay flags waving out front, you're likely to hear Packers music coming from out back.
Don't let the lady in the...
| Dec 13, 2014
| 2:51 PM
Have you noticed?
Late in this NFL season, a sophomoric sense of humor seems to be creeping into the staid, conservative league. Consider:
•The fun began with St. Louis Coach Jeff Fisher last Sunday during the coin toss preceding the Rams' game...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 8:34 PM
In a stunning act of either ignorance or defiance — perhaps both — Bears coach Marc Trestman benched quarterback Jay Cutler in favor of backup Jimmy Clausen.
More than just a change on the depth chart, the quarterback switch figures to...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 10:55 AM
First, a quick note of thanks, again, to Sports Illustrated.
If you believe in the SI jinx, and Lord knows you should, they just screwed us.
They put Jon Lester on the cover before he pitched even one inning for the Cubs.
I want to say the last time...
| Dec 14, 2014
| 8:28 PM
The quarterbacks went down, and they went down hard.
Houston, Washington and Tennessee lost their quarterbacks Sunday. Even Denver had to do without Peyton Manning for a bit, with the Broncos star uncharacteristically missing a few snaps in San Diego...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 8:36 PM
When the wheels start to come off the team bus in an NFL season, the good teams make corrections, fix the problem and continue to buy into the coach despite signs of adversity.
He is the most important guy in the building, the boss who manages the...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 3:26 PM
It's a situation the Ravens don't have to address now, but it will add to an interesting offseason.
With each snap, rookie defensive tackle Timmy Jernigan is showing what most of us have seen since the first day of training camp. He has the potential to...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 5:49 PM
There is no coach besides Joe Philbin who could walk away from the train wreck the last three years have been, who could be given the resources he is about to be given again, and return without question for a fourth season.
That's what Dolphins owner...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 6:42 PM
One small stomp for man, one giant gulp for the Detroit Lions.
The NFL on Monday suspended Detroit center Dominic Raiola one game for stomping on the ankle of Chicago defensive tackle Ego Ferguson the day before.
That means the Lions will be without...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 7:30 PM
The fix is in — and it's working.
Five seasons ago, confronted with the problem of playoff-bound teams resting starters and coasting into the postseason, the NFL began scheduling only division games for the final week of the season. The theory...