| Nov 13, 2014
| 7:12 PM
Last week: 8-5 (5-8 against the spread)
Season: 96-50-1 (81-66 against the spread)
Vikings (4-5) at Bears (3-6)
Noon Sunday, CBS-2
Bears by 3 (O/U 46)
While the Vikings are rested, the Bears are reeling. They have yet to win at home and have...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 9:19 PM
San Francisco 49ers linebacker Patrick Willis will miss the remainder of the season and require surgery for a strained muscle in his left big toe.
Willis was placed on the season-ending injured reserve list Tuesday for the injury suffered in the third...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 10:51 PM
The Times' NFL writer, Sam Farmer, examines this week's matchups. Lines according to Glantz-Culver (O/U = over/under). Last week's record 8-5 (.615); season 96-50-1 (.658). Using point spreads with the scores Farmer predicted, the record against the...
| Nov 15, 2014
| 5:12 PM
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson did not appear at a scheduled disciplinary hearing with the NFL on Friday after agreeing to attend last week, according to ESPN.
The NFL claimed that Peterson refused to give the league an alternative...
| Nov 16, 2014
| 9:47 AM
Cullen Jenkins said the approach is the same, whether you are the best team in the league or the worst. Funny he should mention that because the Giants are, in fact, the worst team in the league — when it comes to defense.
"You try to master your...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 8:11 PM
Last week: 6-8 (2-12 against the spread)
Season: 102-58-1 (83-78 against the spread)
Buccaneers (2-8) at Bears (4-6)
Noon Sunday, FOX-32
Bears by 6 (O/U 46.5)
Watching tape of Mike Evans has to give the Bears chills. But the Buccaneers don't...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 7:06 PM
It started when Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry experienced some chest discomfort during Thursday's game at Oakland. Now it has evolved into something far more ominous.
Berry, who underwent a weekend of tests at the University of Kansas Medical...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 8:05 PM
Sam Farmer, The Times’ NFL writer, examines this week’s matchups. Lines according to Glantz-Culver (O/U=over/under). Last week’s record 11-4 (.735); season 113-62-1 (.646). Using point spreads with the scores Farmer predicted, the record...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 6:49 PM
Last week in parentheses.
1. Broncos 5-1 (1): Overlooked in hoopla surrounding Peyton Manning record was fact they crushed 49ers in every phase.
2. Eagles 5-1 (4): Chip Kelly with extra week to prepare for trip to face talented Cardinals should make for...
| Aug 31, 2014
| 1:39 PM
San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Ray McDonald was arrested on suspicion of felony domestic violence in San Jose early Sunday, police said, three days after the NFL ramped up its penalties for domestic violence.
San Jose police said they were...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 1:37 PM
The NFL suspended San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith for the first nine games of the season for violating the league's substance-abuse and personal-conduct policies. Smith, 24, will be eligible to return to the 49ers' active roster on Nov. 10...