| Dec 22, 2013
| 11:14 PM
On another bizarre NFL Sunday, when Seattle lost at home for the first time in two years, Carolina secured its first playoff berth in five years, and a bunch of left-for-dead teams somehow maintained a postseason pulse, something very typical happened:...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 8:15 PM
They are scorching-hot as NFL coaches.
Their chairs, for the moment, are comfortably cool.
This season features an unusually high number of coach-of-the-year candidates, making that one of the more competitive races.
There's no time to campaign...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 5:35 AM
One week after New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick was sharply critical of the NFL labor deal and alleged that it played a role in increasing the amount of injuries, Ravens coach John Harbaugh joined him in ripping the collective bargaining...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 10:20 AM
Houston defensive end Antonio Smith implied that "spying" or something "just kind of fishy" may have aided the New England Patriots in their 34-31 comeback victory Sunday over the Texans.
Hmmmm. A now 9-3 team led by a pair of future Hall of Famers in...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 8:33 AM
An MRI revealed New England's Rob Gronkowski has torn anterior cruciate and medial collateral ligaments in his right knee, meaning the Pro Bowl tight end is done for the year, according to multiple reports Monday.
Gronkowski was writhing in pain and had...
| Dec 30, 2013
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — The harder he made it on the Bills, the easier he made it on his teammates. The more punishment he administered with his 250-pound rolling boulder of a body, the less punishment it meant for the rest of his team in the coming...
| Dec 29, 2013
College football is the giant tail that ought to be wagging the relatively small dog of pro football but for some inexplicable reason never seems to see itself that way. The college game has roots and loyalties that go back decades before the pros and...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 5:18 PM
As long as the Bengals reside in Cincinnati, there is always hope the Ravens will win. And if the Ravens can't find a way to win, the Bengals might find a way to lose.
That's why there shouldn't be any gloom in Baltimore as the Ravens head to Cincinnati...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 6:35 PM
The Ravens have less than a week to achieve an offensive harmony that has eluded them all season.
They had very little of it in the 41-7 loss to New England on Sunday, and the Ravens still need to address some internal issues such as communication,...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 8:06 PM
The Ravens said they were treating the matchup with the New England Patriots as a playoff game, and they got a look at what a top-notch playoff team with an elite quarterback looks like.
The Patriots embarrassed the Ravens in front of a packed M&T...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 9:26 AM
RAVENS: In his last four games against the Patriots, quarterback Joe Flacco has thrown for 1,213 yards, 10 touchdowns and just two interceptions. Flacco has moved well around the pocket in recent weeks, but his mobility may be affected by...