| Oct 5, 2014
| 7:40 PM
Kansas City's Alex Smith is in elite company.
And he's not happy about it.
He's among five quarterbacks selected No. 1 overall in the last 25 years who lost when facing their former team for the first time.
It happened to Drew Bledsoe when he played...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 7:07 PM
Before he even laces up his cleats, Baltimore receiver Steve Smith has achieved separation.
So has San Diego tight end Antonio Gates. And Buffalo running back Fred Jackson. And Chargers linebacker Dwight Freeney.
They are among the rarest of rare...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 1:14 PM
I like to think of Week 5 in the NFL as the Day of Reckoning. Of course, it’s not just a day, it’s three days -- Thursday, Sunday and Monday -- but Weekend of Reckoning sounds like a suburban dad’s garage band.
So you can quibble with...
| Dec 20, 2014
| 9:25 PM
SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Nick Novak kicked a 40-yard field goal 4:54 into overtime on Saturday night, capping a San Diego comeback and providing the Chargers a 38-35 victory over the San Francisco 49ers.
Quarterback Philip Rivers threw for 356 yards and...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 6:02 AM
Here are 20 stats on Ryan Tannehill's season as gleaned from NFL stats, Stats Inc., ESPN Stats and Sportingcharts.com. They show progression, in most cases, as well as areas that still need work. They also show why he now can be considered in the tier...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 9:20 PM
DENVER -- Quarterback Peyton Manning threw for three touchdowns, all to wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders, and the Denver Broncos pulled away to beat the San Diego Chargers 35-21 Thursday night.
Manning, who became the NFL's career leader in touchdown...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 3:04 PM
FOXBOROUGH, Ma. -- Vince Wilfork offered a self-endorsement after his New England Patriots hammered the Chicago Bears 51-23 at Gillette Stadium on Sunday.
"It's going to be hard to beat us if we continue to play the way we played today," the Patriots'...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 2:23 PM
Dolphins tight end Dion Sims, who has been battling a toe injury all week and wearing a walking boot, is listed as out on the injury report for Sunday's game against San Diego, which means he won't play.
Most likely rookie Gator Hoskins, who has been...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 5:48 AM
1. Is this 37-0 win who the Dolphins are? What you should expect? The kind of performance they can have, not so much on the scoreboard (come on, this was their widest margin of victory since 1996), but in the level of play?
The Dolphins players think...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 4:53 PM
When Kevin Coyle first joined the Miami Dolphins nearly three years ago he was quite coy about revealing the style of defense he wanted to run.
In fact, it was a waste of time to ask the first-time defensive coordinator if the Dolphins would run a 4-3,...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 8:06 PM
Baltimore Sun reporter Aaron Wilson breaks down the game film from Monday night's game between the Ravens and the New Orleans Saints at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
GAME PLAN: Gary Kubiak crafted a straight-forward game plan based on a physical...