| Nov 19, 2012
| 10:37 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — It's too bad Colin Kaepernick wasn't available when Phil Emery set out to find a backup quarterback.
The first-year general manager had to strike quickly to find an experienced No. 2. The Bears invested big money in Jason Campbell,...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 4:25 PM
Obituaries this week: When it was revealed that Christian Ponder would not play last Saturday against the Packers in the Vikings' first playoff game and that he would be relieved by Joe Webb, there was almost a feeling of, "Hey,......
| Feb 1, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Super Bowl Today schedule on CBS begins at 2pm ET on Sunday, Feb. 3, with four hours of features leading up to the kickoff of Super Bowl XLVII. Also, CBS Evening News anchor Scott Pelley interviews President Barack Obama live from the White House at 4:...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 6:14 PM
In one of the biggest moments of his NFL career, Joe Flacco started counting.
There were six San Francisco 49ers defenders breathing on the Ravens offensive line. All-Pro pass rusher Aldon Smith walked in from the slot to join them. The strong safety,...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 6:29 AM
Some people say the worst thing you can call a football player is soft.
The Bears were soft against San Francisco.
Soft and unprepared. Soft and unresponsive. Soft and stupid. They met the 49ers’ toughness with all manner of embarrassing...
| May 6, 2013
| 2:37 PM
Even if Bryant McKinnie does not prove to be an upgrade over Michael Oher, his return to the Ravens and the left tackle position should at least strengthen the Ravens at left guard and right tackle, where Oher will likely play.
Make no mistake, though,...
| Sep 9, 2012
| 10:48 AM
Here's a look at how the upcoming NFL season might unfold:
Super Bowl champion: Green Bay Packers over Houston Texans, 31-17
Prolific Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers solves formidable Texans front seven with series of quick throws to Jordy Nelson,...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 12:03 PM
About Baltimore Sun staff picks:
Each week, Sun columnists and NFL reporters will pick games (not against the spread)
49ers at Falcons
Ravens at Patriots
Last week: 2-2
49ers 27, Falcons 21:...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 11:33 AM
As far as Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome is concerned, the ball is in the court of offensive tackle Bryant McKinnie whether the former Pro Bowl blocker returns.
McKinnie is an unrestricted free agent who battled conditioning and weight issues...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 1:16 PM
The agent for Ravens offensive tackle Bryant McKinnie has an answer to general manager Ozzie Newsome's question regarding whether the former Pro Bowl blocker wants to return, and it's an affirmative one.
The pending unrestricted free agent would like to...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Each day this week, Baltimore Sun reporter and blogger Matt Vensel will break down a key matchup from Sunday’s Super Bowl. Today, he looks at the battle between the Ravens and 49ers pass rusher Aldon Smith.
The Ravens offensive line was dented...