| Nov 16, 2014
| 7:10 PM
The Show Me State . . . just did.
It was misery in Missouri on Sunday for the teams in last season's Super Bowl. Seattle lost at Kansas City, and Denver fell at St. Louis.
The Chiefs moved into a two-way tie for first in the AFC West by virtue of...
| Nov 22, 2014
| 5:33 PM
Strange days indeed.
After starting the season 0-10, the Oakland Raiders finally got a win . . . by beating the scorching-hot Kansas City Chiefs, who had won seven of their previous eight games.
The first-place Atlanta Falcons at 4-6 will play host...
| Feb 7, 2015
| 3:51 PM
Let's start here: The Dolphins entered the pre-game locker room in Oakland two hours before kickoff. Upon changing into uniforms, an Oakland playbook was discovered in a locker, complete with audible calls, according to several players.
The playbook was...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 6:45 AM
Can you imagine if the Bears were introducing Seahawks offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell as their new head coach this week?
Can you imagine if the Bears were coming off a 5-11 season punctuated with miserable offensive decisions and now trying to...
| Jan 31, 2015
| 6:23 PM
PHOENIX — In the Valley of the Sun, which remained a rumor Saturday, people lined up to buy umbrellas and plastic ponchos. They laughed about packing shorts and sandals.
For another overcast day leading to Super Bowl XLIX, the skies remained as...
| Oct 4, 2012
The coach from Denbigh has been to three Super Bowls and collected two rings. The quarterback from the East End aspires to get there and may be looking at his last legitimate shot.
Mike Tomlin and Michael Vick compete against one another Sunday for the...
| Jun 1, 2011
| 4:19 PM
This was the Michael Vick folks want to see, the Michael Vick they need to see.
Roger Goodell, Jeffrey Lurie, Andy Reid, all those who took a serious chance on a felon many consider incorrigible. This was the young man they hoped and prayed Vick would...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 8:23 PM
Not many people would have predicted that Sunday's game between Miami and Detroit would be the kind of splashy matchup it is, between two erstwhile also-rans riding three-game winning streaks.
And who could have guessed San Francisco at New Orleans...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 6:28 PM
Ryan Pace's moment of truth arrived Wednesday when John Fox landed in Chicago to interview with the Bears' new general manager.
Hire Fox as coach and Pace will illustrate early in his tenure an ability to adapt quickly and close a deal, not to mention...
| 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 23, 2014
| 1:41 PM
They say the NFL is the most popular game in America.
Apparently, it's pretty cool.
Sure would be nice to have pro football in Florida.
What they are playing now in Miami, Jacksonville and Tampa can't be pro football.
It's not even a good knock-...