| Nov 9, 2014
| 5:10 AM
DETROIT - Last year the magic number ended up being nine.
That's how many wins the Miami Dolphins needed to secure the final AFC wild-card spot. Problem is Joe Philbin's team dropped the ball in the final two games of 2013, scoring seven points in...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 4:55 AM
With all four teams two games above .500 heading into Week 11 -- the first time that has happened since 1935 -- the AFC North is currently the NFL’s most competitive division. But is it the best?
Ravens coach John Harbaugh has been saying it is...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 10:29 PM
If you are conflicted on how to feel heading into Sunday's kickoff at Soldier Field and the dawning of a new Bears season, perhaps there's value in scanning through the 2013 highlights.
Cue up Brandon Marshall's pretzeling touchdown grab in the season...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 5:07 PM
When outside linebacker Elvis Dumervil reflected on his initial season with the Ravens, he wasn't inclined to pat himself on the back.
Dumervil said Tuesday that he was generally dissatisfied with how he played along with the performance of the entire...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 5:35 PM
Last week in parentheses.
1. Broncos 6-1 (1): Looked strong against AFC West-rival Chargers and now prepare for latest Peyton Manning-Tom Brady installment.
2. Patriots 6-2 (5): Development of WR Brandon LaFell makes Brady much more dangerous with big...
| Nov 2, 2014
| 8:10 PM
Welcome to the mild, mild West.
San Diego? Humiliated by a 37-0 defeat at Miami.
Denver? Humbled by a 43-21 loss at New England.
Seattle? Hard-pressed to land the knockout punch against winless Oakland before winning, 30-24.
And San Francisco?...
| Oct 20, 2014
By Dennis Georgatos, The Sports Xchange
DENVER — Peyton Manning wasted no time making history Sunday night, and there wasn't much the San Francisco 49ers could do about it.
The Broncos quarterback, who fought back from a career-threatening...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 2:30 PM
There's no player in pro football more popular these days then Peyton Manning, and when the Denver Broncos quarterback sets the all-time NFL record for touchdown passes, his fans should be able to see it happen live.
Manning, whose 506 career TDs puts...
| Oct 11, 2014
| 7:57 PM
As bad as the New York Jets looked in losing four consecutive games to fall to 1-4, history suggests the task ahead — turning the season around and reaching the playoffs — is not impossible.
After all, it was just three seasons ago that...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 2:24 PM
By Jerry Beach, The Sports Xchange
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Quarterback Peyton Manning recovered from a slow start Sunday, when he threw three touchdown passes to inch closer to Brett Favre's career record as the Denver Broncos survived a scare...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 11:32 AM
Sixteen years ago, before they hired Jon Gruden, the Oakland Raiders got a frigid dose of reality from the agent of the little-known, teenage-looking coach.
"Nobody's lining up for this job," said agent Bob LaMonte, essentially delivering an ice-...