| Feb 10, 2015
| 4:51 AM
Every NFL team falls into a category during the offseason, which officially begins on March 10.
There are teams headed for foreclosure, desperately trying to get under the projected salary cap simply to sign the draft class.
There are teams who need...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 7:40 PM
Washington Redskins Coach Jay Gruden anticipates Colt McCoy will be sufficiently recovered from a neck injury in time to start Sunday against the New York Giants, adding that McCoy is "in the lead" above Robert Griffin III and Kirk Cousins despite...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 12:59 AM
A decade after he caught a touchdown pass from Bryan Randall that gave Virginia Tech the ACC championship in its first year in the conference, veteran receiver Eddie Royal is back in business with the San Diego Chargers.
The last of his nine catches...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 2:02 PM
In a relatively quiet week for Virginians in the NFL, Arthur Moats of Portsmouth came up big on defense for the Steelers, Lorenzo Taliaferro from Bruton High made key contributions on the Ravens' offense, and the Chargers' Nick Novak temporarily added...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 10:48 AM
Dean Blandino, the NFL's vice president of officiating, said referees got it wrong when the San Francisco 49ers were called for a crucial roughing-the-passer penalty against the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday.
San Francisco linebacker Nick Moody was called...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 7:41 PM
Yet again, the San Diego Chargers are winning key games late in the regular season. This time, they can credit a lot of guys who are familiar with Virginia.
The Chargers looked all but finished Saturday night against the 49ers, trailing by 21 points...
| Nov 9, 2014
| 7:55 PM
The last time the Arizona Cardinals were 8-1?
They were the Chicago Cardinals.
NFL-leading Arizona achieved that feat again Sunday, matching the club's starts in 1925 and 1948, with a 31-14 victory over the visiting St. Louis Rams.
On a day when the...
| 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...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 5:10 AM
It's time to stop being Baltimore-nice about local sports icons Cal Ripken and Ray Lewis and their cable TV careers.
Being Hall of Famers on the field doesn't automatically translate to success in the studio or broadcast booth. In fact, it's often the...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 10:29 PM
While Michael Vick and the Jets fell flat against the Bills in a game that was relocated from the Buffalo area to Detroit because of heavy snow in western New York, the week was otherwise mostly quiet for Virginia-area players.
The Giants' Rashad...
| 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.