| Nov 19, 2014
| 2:45 PM
Ben Tate wasn't out of a job for long
The Minnesota Vikings claimed the running back off waivers Wednesday, one day after he was let go by the Cleveland Browns, and waived tight end MarQueis Gray.
The move also came one day after the NFL suspended...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 5:37 PM
Some fantasy football leagues enter the playoffs in Week 14, while many play their final week of regular season ball. So it's a critical week if you're playing your first postseason game or a potential playoff berth hangs on this weekend's results....
| Dec 3, 2014
| 2:53 PM
This is for my players who are out of the game. I mean my fantasy football players who are suddenly finished with their favorite pastime after not qualifying for their league's playoffs.
You don't know what's worse: being out of contention by Week 8...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 4:56 PM
Lamar Miller has a "complimentary back label" he is hoping to shed, and so far this season the former University of Miami standout has done his part to do so.
Miller, who will start his 29th game for the Miami Dolphins (7-5) Sunday, is the NFL's 12th...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 9:37 AM
Houston Texans star running back Arian Foster turned a mundane interview session into a display of linguistics when he broke into a British accent.
He forewarned the media on Thursday that he'd be answering their questions in his "best English accent."...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 9:00 PM
On warm summer days in the 1970s, Harry Bellucci and his Bulkeley High teammates battled through double-session football practices.
Bellucci, who graduated from the Hartford school in 1975, recalls participating in practice with a pounding headache...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 12:53 PM
Every season there's at least one waiver wire find, one unexpected starter who changes the landscape of fantasy football. Last season it was Eagles quarterback Nick Foles, and in 2012 it was Packers wide receiver James Jones with Lions running back...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 5:13 PM
Last week: 9-6 (6-9 against the spread). Season: 79-41-1 (68-53 against the spread).
Chargers (5-3) at Dolphins (4-4)
Noon Sunday, CBS-2
Dolphins by 2.5 (44.5 O/U)
This is a tough one for the Chargers, who don't always show up when they travel...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 6:55 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 9-6 (.600); season 79-41-1 (.658). Using point spreads with the scores Farmer predicted, the record against the...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 5:27 PM
Remember back a couple of months, just before the start of the NFL season, that much of the talk was about rookies Johnny Manziel, Jadeveon Clowney and Michael Sam?
Now, Manziel's holding a clipboard in Cleveland; Clowney has had injury problems and...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 7:47 PM
— As this week's opponent continues to make a determination on its quarterback of the future, coach Bill O'Brien grows more confident every day in the Houston Texans' quarterback of the present.
That man is 31-year-old Ryan Fitzpatrick, who also...