| Aug 24, 2014
| 10:19 AM
William and Mary record-setting running back Jonathan Grimes, 24, is in his third stint with the Houston Texans. He also has been with the New York Jets and Jacksonville Jaguars.
Primarily because of a numbers game, the undrafted 5-foot-10, 207-pounder...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 12:04 AM
It was a mixed weekend for some of the Fuller brothers, who are quite familiar to Virginia Tech fans. Two of the Hokies' football program's most prolific family are now in the NFL.
Corey Fuller grabbed the winning touchdown pass to give Detroit a...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 5:10 AM
Before Sunday's complete domination of his old team the Carolina Panthers, Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Steve Smith Sr. may have made mention once or twice or 47 times that he's 35 years old.
His advanced age no doubt factored into the Panthers'...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 8:07 PM
— Billy Davis knows lamenting will do neither him nor the Philadelphia Eagles any good. So the team's defensive coordinator uses praise instead.
Davis stood before the cameras and microphones on Wednesday at the NovaCare Complex and said that he...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 7:46 PM
The break is over for the New York Giants, who after starting with a disappointing 3-4 season will turn their attention to what they're viewing as a nine-game season that starts on Monday night against the Indianapolis Colts.
Despite a 51-34 loss to...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 12:12 PM
All that time I spent pumping up Danny Woodhead last week and he goes and breaks a leg (it's a figurative well-wish before a big performance, Danny, not a to-do list). Maybe it's me. I also recommended Minnesota's Matt Cassel, who promptly broke several...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 3:38 PM
I wanted to start today's conversation by defining what turns a sports injury into a stupid sports injury. Turns out I'm not smart enough to do that, so I'll get around it the same way Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart did when he couldn't define...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 12:07 AM
NFL experts say the Patriots will struggle more with Jerod Mayo out of the lineup. Unfortunately, they'll have to find out, since Mayo was carted off the field at Buffalo on Sunday after hurting his knee while making his fifth tackle of the day.
| Oct 8, 2014
| 1:14 PM
I like to think of Week 5 in the NFL as the Day of Reckoning. Of course, it’s not just a day, it’s three days -- Thursday, Sunday and Monday -- but Weekend of Reckoning sounds like a suburban dad’s garage band.
So you can quibble with...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 7:31 PM
Tom Coughlin has a phobia when it comes to rookie running backs. That's why in all the years he's been coach of the Giants he has never had one who carried the ball 20 or more times in a game. Not Brandon Jacobs, not Ahmad Bradshaw, and certainly not...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 6:03 PM
GAME PLAN: The Ravens regressed offensively despite a concerted effort to spread the football around in the passing game. Trailing on the scoreboard and dealing with frequent pass-protection breakdowns, their reaction was to throw more instead of trying...