| Feb 18, 2015
| 6:17 AM
Thank goodness for NFL Network analyst Mike Mayock providing context for the confused and reason for the unreasonable.
Thank goodness for Mayock offering serious, sober-as-a-line-judge football insight on the Bears quarterback situation, which too...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 6:38 AM
Should the Bears make a run at Josh McCown? -- @LcdoTim
This is a popular topic right now with McCown on the street after having been released by the Buccaneers following one season. He made a free-agent visit to Buffalo already and Pro Football Talk...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 9:36 AM
Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam told reporters Wednesday that a disastrous first NFL season for Johnny Manziel doesn't mean that all hope is lost for the young quarterback.
"I think it's way too early to give up on Johnny,'' Haslam said. "I do. I...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 1:50 PM
Fear of the free-agent quarterback is what's terrorizing every NFL team that possesses a half decent warm-blooded mammal behind center.
That's why some smart executives — and a few dumb ones — have given average to decent quarterbacks like...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 5:02 PM
Last week in parentheses.
1. Packers 9-3 (2): Mike McCarthy is pushing all the right buttons.
2. Patriots 9-3 (1): Loss at Lambeau snapped seven-game streak and could be exactly what Bill Belichick needs to sharpen focus down stretch.
3. Broncos 9-3...
| Jan 24, 2015
| 3:44 PM
The Seattle Seahawks had just pulled off a huge comeback in the NFC championship game last Sunday to beat the Green Bay Packers and secure a second consecutive trip to the Super Bowl. Fans at CenturyLink Field roared their approval. A gleeful city was...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 10:33 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 9-7 (.563); season 122-69-1 (.639). Using point spreads with the scores Farmer predicted, the record against the...
| Nov 30, 2014
| 7:12 PM
On a Sunday when Aaron Rodgers and Tom Brady squared off for the first time in their illustrious NFL careers, and Johnny Manziel scored for the first time in his less-than-illustrious rookie season, it was another first that kept the San Diego Chargers in...
| 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...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 8:34 PM
The Arizona Cardinals could pull off a season sweep.
Not only is Bruce Arians on track for his second NFL coach-of-the-year award in three seasons, but also Todd Bowles, the team's defensive coordinator, is prominent in the conversation for assistant...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 8:35 PM
As the NFL season heads into its fourth quarter, the Arizona Cardinals and Cleveland Browns are trying to salvage their fairy-tale seasons, while the San Diego Chargers have climbed off the scrap heap and back into the playoff race.
The Chargers, who...