| Dec 31, 2014
| 9:49 AM
Rex Ryan was fired Monday after six years as head coach of the New York Jets. Although he led the team to back-to-back appearances in the AFC championship game his first two seasons, Ryan was unable to coach the Jets to a winning record the last four...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 11:51 AM
Welcome to the Ravens 10-Pack, where reporter Jon Meoli hits on 10 stats, notes, and thoughts following a 34-33, gut-punch home loss to the San Diego Chargers. Read ahead for notes on the secondary, which overshadowed a winning performance, plus Justin...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 8:29 PM
Michigan has contacted the San Francisco 49ers regarding Coach Jim Harbaugh's status, the NFL team's general manager acknowledged.
"As long as it's handled correctly, [it's OK], and I think the University of Michigan, in reaching out, did handle it...
| Dec 25, 2014
| 10:17 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 8-8 (.500); season 153-86-1 (.640). Using point spreads with the scores Farmer predicted, the record against the...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 6:42 PM
One small stomp for man, one giant gulp for the Detroit Lions.
The NFL on Monday suspended Detroit center Dominic Raiola one game for stomping on the ankle of Chicago defensive tackle Ego Ferguson the day before.
That means the Lions will be without...
| Jan 11, 2015
| 7:06 AM
The Lions have had a wealth of talent on defense for a number of seasons, but it didn't come together until 2014.
Teryl Austin joined new coach Jim Caldwell's staff as a first-time NFL defensive coordinator and his immediate success has put him on the...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 3:50 PM
Last week in parentheses.
1. Packers 10-3 (1): Little concerning Falcons put up 37 on them but you had feeling no matter how many Falcons scored, Aaron Rodgers would score more.
2. Patriots 10-3 (2): Bill Belichick's team tosses aside Justin Bieber...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 6:00 PM
On the day after he took over as Bears general manager, Ryan Pace made clear this was his head coaching search to lead.
According to a source who spoke with Bears Chairman George McCaskey about the process, Pace looked at six interview candidates...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 8:29 AM
A National Football Post story claiming the Miami Dolphins have spoken to, and offered former Jets coach Rex Ryan the team's defensive coordinator position is "false" according to a team source.
The Dolphins are still in the process of evaluating the...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 5:46 PM
Forgive Jay Feely if he doesn't seem as downtrodden as everybody else at Halas Hall. After all, Feely has been with the Bears only a little more than a week. And he isn't likely to be around much longer.
So he's not carrying the emotional baggage of a...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 11:32 AM
The Chicago Bears' search for a new head coach entered its third week Monday with new general manager Ryan Pace diving back into business and recalibrating to take control of the process. And with five head coaching positions still open around the NFL,...