| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 11:16 AM
On a reasonably quiet weekend for Virginia-based NFL players, former William and Mary star Jonathan Grimes became a workhorse for Houston, averaging more than 4 yards per rush on his 13 carries as the Texans won in Cleveland.
| 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 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 11:30 AM
When many of us last saw Logan Thomas, he was getting knocked woozy in Virginia Tech's Sun Bowl loss to UCLA on New Year's Eve. Even before then, he took plenty of criticism -- often deservedly so, he admitted -- for inaccurate passing.