| Nov 19, 2014
| 5:38 PM
— A year after the Dream Team, Vinny Curry was more than happy to join his dream team, even if it was about to fall apart.
The Philadelphia Eagles already were in Stage Four of a fatal meltdown under former coach Andy Reid and his assistants du...
| Nov 10, 2014
— A huge component of the Philadelphia Eagles' sustained success for so long under coach Chip Kelly's predecessor, Andy Reid, was the consistent quality of play delivered by their backup quarterbacks.
The same dynamic is unfolding under Kelly as...
| Nov 10, 2014
— The monster now has three heads, something we haven't seen in these parts since the early days of the Andy Reid era, when Duce Staley, Brian Westbrook and Correll Buckhalter shared the Philadelphia Eagles rushing load in 2003.
And just in time,...
| Nov 10, 2014
This was supposed to be the year the Carolina Panthers took a big step forward. Well, the step they've taken has been a big one, but it's in the wrong direction.
The Panthers finished 12-4 last season, the second best record in the NFC, and finished...
| Nov 2, 2014
| 2:13 PM
By Bob Gretz, The Sports Xchange
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Chiefs made two first-quarter touchdowns stand up as they rode that 14-point advantage to a 24-10 victory over the New York Jets on Sunday afternoon at Arrowhead Stadium.
| Oct 28, 2014
| 5:56 PM
We all need a friend, a partner, even a foil.
There was Romulus and Remus, Lewis and Clark, Martin and Lewis, Bert and Ernie — and now Phil and Marc.
The concurrent news conference celebrating a 3-5 start to the season probably was engineered to...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 7:36 PM
— Shockwaves from the trade have long since dissipated, but Philadelphia Eagles linebacker DeMeco Ryans can remember the mixed feelings whenever there's a trigger.
Naturally, as he prepares to face his old team for the first time, this week...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 7:48 PM
The NFL is a passing league.
Peyton Manning has passed Brett Favre. Joe Flacco has passed Ben Roethlisberger. Philip Rivers has passed Johnny Unitas and Kurt Warner.
The season hasn't even reached the midway point, and records already are falling like...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 8:40 PM
Last week in parentheses.
1. Broncos 4-1 (2): Challenging stretch coming: 49ers and Chargers at home in five-day span and then a visit to the Patriots.
2. Chargers 5-1 (3): Rookie running back Branden Oliver has gone past 100 yards rushing in two...
| Oct 11, 2014
| 8:39 PM
GLENDALE — Mark McMillian admits he was a “hard-headed kid” when he came out of Granada Hills Kennedy High in the late-1980s.
He found his way to Glendale Community College to compete in track and field. However, with the help of two...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 11:32 AM
Sixteen years ago, before they hired Jon Gruden, the Oakland Raiders got a frigid dose of reality from the agent of the little-known, teenage-looking coach.
"Nobody's lining up for this job," said agent Bob LaMonte, essentially delivering an ice-...