| Jan 26, 2011
| 8:28 AM
Ben Roethlisberger has a message for Pittsburgh Steelers fans who viewed last season as cause to take a header off of the Alcoa Building: Relax.
Don't misunderstand. The Steelers' quarterback wasn't happy with 8-8 and missing the playoffs, either. But...
| Feb 1, 2011
| 4:18 PM
Former New York Jets running back Curtis Martin spoke to reporters via conference call about being a 2011 Football Hall of Fame finalist. It is his first time on the ballot. Martin joins five first-year eligible players including Marshall Faulk and...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 11:12 AM
When Joe Flacco said on a recent WNST radio program that he has to think he's the best quarterback in the NFL, it made perfect sense to me. If you're going to have a chance to beat Tom Brady at Gillette Stadium in the AFC Championship Game, you...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 11:40 PM
We've spent a lot of time this year talking about how the NFL seems to be trying to tone down the brutality in football. For the most part, their efforts seem less sincere and more like public relations, because the rules -- which Roger Goodell appears to...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 4:16 PM
Jarret Johnson is "a little sick of football" right now — at least when it comes to watching on TV.
With the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl and Beef O'Brady's Bowl and the TicketCity Bowl dominating the TV in recent weeks, the Ravens linebacker can't...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 7:54 AM
Injuries had taken a toll on the roster. They lost their last regular-season game, but they rebounded to win the wild-card playoff game in Houston.
They went on the road for the divisional-round game as decisive underdogs. Because of injuries, they...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 8:08 AM
Not long after he met with the media and answered questions about his upcoming interview for the Tampa Bay head-coaching job, Texans defensive coordinator Wade Phillips had second thoughts.
Phillips, who has done an outstanding job in his first season...
| Jan 15, 2012
| 8:56 PM
They have played together for so long that certain things become expected. So even after a regular season in which Ed Reed had just one interception in his final 15 games, Ray Lewis felt it coming, simply because he's seen it so many times before.
| Jan 15, 2012
| 10:57 PM
1. There is nothing wrong with conceding that Ed Reed and Ray Lewis aren't the players they once were. I don't even think that statement is really all that controversial. No man can outrun the steady march of time, not even the two greatest defensive...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 8:20 PM
As the Ravens arrived at their team complex in Owings Mills today, overjoyed that they still have more football to play, the euphoria surrounding their victory over the Houston Texans Sunday and a berth in the AFC Championship game had been replaced by...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 5:42 AM
Bill Belichick gave his players Sunday off, a day to rest and enjoy their dominating divisional round win over the Denver Broncos the night before.
But when they returned to Gillette Stadium yesterday, the message was clear:
"[It's a] one-game season,''...