| Jan 18, 2015
| 9:45 PM
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — With another Super Bowl berth at stake, the New England Patriots left nothing to chance.
Coach Bill Belichick and his staff rolled out trick plays and offbeat formations. They unleashed a punishing running game, applied...
| Nov 30, 2014
| 7:12 PM
On a Sunday when Aaron Rodgers and Tom Brady squared off for the first time in their illustrious NFL careers, and Johnny Manziel scored for the first time in his less-than-illustrious rookie season, it was another first that kept the San Diego Chargers in...
| Dec 7, 2014
| 7:20 PM
The San Francisco 49ers, locked in a tight race for a playoff spot, made a short trip Sunday to the one-win Oakland Raiders.
One team looked defeated, completely devoid of passion and ready for the NFL season to be over.
The other team was the...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 4:48 PM
Last week: 9-7 (6-9-1 against the spread). Season: 122-69-1 (100-91-1 against the spread).
at Bengals (8-3-1)
Bengals by 3 (over/under 47)
Ben Roethlisberger has owned Ohio, and the Steelers play teams in their division...
| Jan 11, 2015
| 7:26 PM
Another season is in the books for Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning.
But is it the final chapter of his storied NFL career?
The 38-year-old Manning braced himself on the podium Sunday night, tightened his lips into a grimace, and let the...
| Jan 10, 2015
| 3:47 PM
Once more, with feeling.
For the third time, it's Peyton Manning versus Andrew Luck, and Sunday the stakes are higher than they've ever been, with the winner moving on and the loser done for the season.
Last season, in Manning's first return to...
| Jan 11, 2015
| 8:24 PM
— Peyton Manning down. Tom Brady to go.
That's the task the Indianapolis Colts are facing after advancing to the AFC championship game for the first time since 2009. They got the best of one future Hall of Fame quarterback Sunday with their 24-...
| Jan 25, 2015
| 6:45 PM
The NFL and the New England Patriots would love to take the air out of the biggest controversy heading into Super Bowl week. But Richard Sherman of the Seattle Seahawks wasn't playing along Sunday when asked about the so-called "Deflategate" matter, and...
| Jan 17, 2015
Having posted convincing victories over the Bengals and Broncos, the Colts unquestionably belong in the AFC championship game.
In a sense, though, the Colts are party crashers.
Andrew Luck is the only remaining quarterback without a Super Bowl ring, and...
| 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...
| Jan 18, 2015
| 8:23 PM
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Amazingly, after Week 4 the idea was introduced that the Patriots had a budding quarterback controversy and that the franchise's long run of success might be ending.
The Patriots had been thumped by the Dolphins and Chiefs and,...