| Oct 20, 2014
| 9:23 PM
You could almost hear the frustration at Heinz Field as the Pittsburgh Steelers trailed the Houston Texans by 13 points midway through the second quarter.
But after sitting in stunned silence for nearly two hours, the home fans found themselves...
| Oct 21, 2014
By Ron Musselman, The Sports Xchange
PITTSBURGH — At home on "Monday Night Football," the Pittsburgh Steelers are next to impossible to beat.
They proved it yet again with a stirring comeback, rallying from 13 points down in the first half to...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 7:27 PM
Justin Forsett long ago grew accustomed to being overshadowed, underestimated and frequently labeled as a journeyman.
So, it didn't necessarily anger the diminutive veteran running back when he joined the Ravens in April and was immediately dismissed as...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 3:31 PM
Week 6 of the NFL promises too many fruitful matchups to take a chance on a lemon. Several players have been dealing with injuries that could impact their fantasy football production, and owners should consider benching them for better prospects.
| Oct 3, 2014
| 4:32 PM
As anyone who started a Minnesota Vikings player in their fantasy football lineup knows, one injury can have devastating consequences for a whole team -- real or fantasy.
It may not be fair to pin the Vikings' offensive futility Thursday night solely on...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 5:26 PM
The NFL season isn't even a quarter over and already a robust list of front-line running backs have been out of games because of injury.
The list of the banged-up backs sounds like the top of a fantasy draft: Arian Foster, Jamaal Charles, Eddie Lacy,...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 6:43 PM
If you think the Ravens are being coy about their running back situation, Lorenzo Taliaferro wants to let you in on a little secret.
Offensive coordinator Gary Kubiak doesn't let the players know in advance how he'll divvy up the carries on game day,...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 4:10 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 12-4 (.750); season 31-17 (.646). Using point spreads with the scores Farmer predicted, the record against the spread...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 9:05 PM
Last week: 12-4 (13-3 against the spread). Season: 31-17 (30-18 against the spread).
Packers (1-2) at Bears (2-1)
Noon Sunday, FOX-32
Packers by 2 (O/U 50)
Aaron Rodgers is reassuring fans the Packers will be OK, and maybe that means the...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 8:07 PM
The 0-2 New York Giants will try to put a screeching halt to their winless streak this today when they host the 2-0 Houston Texans at MetLife Stadium.
It's not going to be easy for the Giants, who have yet to fully click on either side of the ball,...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 1:18 PM
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Rashad Jennings rushed for a career-high 176 yards on 34 carries and the New York Giants beat the Houston Texans 30-17 at MetLife Stadium for their first victory of the season.
New York had multiple mistakes in the first half,...