| Oct 5, 2013
| 9:41 PM
Old Trojans don't die, they just move to Newport Beach.
Wealthy alums here venerate a winning USC football tradition. Houses hang USC banners and flags, cardinal and gold colors are everywhere. I am grudgingly tolerated as a Cal-Berkeley alum. A whole...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 6:13 PM
TAMPA — This is what the NFL abyss looks like: Dark, deep despair and a plunging freefall into irrelevance.
Meet your Tampa Bay Bucs, who in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month should channel the spirit of Ponce de Leon in search of a game plan...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 6:19 PM
The Bears and quarterback Jay Cutler can look to create explosive plays down the field versus the Lions defense Sunday using the wheel concept to expose the curl-flat defender in Cover-3.
Using the All-22 coaches film from the Lions-Cardinals matchup in...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 4:45 PM
SAN DIEGO -- Philip Rivers threw for 401 yards and three touchdowns, including a 56-yarder to Antonio Gates, and the San Diego Chargers rallied to beat the Dallas Cowboys, 30-21, on Sunday.
The Chargers (2-2) had blown late leads in their two losses...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 10:26 PM
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Stepfan Taylor can run with the big boys.
Stanford’s career rusher leader ran for 64 yards in his NFL debut, and the Arizona Cardinals exposed several trouble spots for the Green Bay Packers in a 17-0 preseason win Friday...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 5:20 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Anquan Boldin's sensational San Francisco debut helped keep the 49ers on quite a roll against Green Bay.
And Vernon Davis did his part in a prolific passing game led by Colin Kaepernick in a 34-28 victory over the Packers on Sunday....
| Sep 1, 2013
| 4:31 PM
Words of encouragement to quarterbacks around the NFL: This too shall pass.
At some point soon, we'll have the answers to all the burning questions and lack of clarity surrounding the league's marquee position. The regular season starts this week,...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 6:19 PM
Listed by jersey number (if still applicable), name, connections and statistics:
LT 75 Levi Brown (Granby High, Penn State): Started; recovered Carson Palmer fumble and advanced it 4 yards; penalized 10 yards for holding.
TE 87 Jeff...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 4:47 PM
The AFC has the Lombardi Trophy.
The NFC has everything else.
That is, the NFC boasts last season's most valuable player, Minnesota's Adrian Peterson; offensive rookie of the year, Washington's Robert Griffin III; defensive rookie of the year,...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 6:34 PM
While NFL quarterbacks are studying playbooks and jostling for jobs as the season approaches, Matt Leinart has been working out, spending time with his son, and, apparently, eating alone.
A photo of a solo Leinart in a Manhattan Beach bar/restaurant has...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 7:01 PM
With the play clock on the NFL exhibition season winding toward zero, the Buffalo Bills picked up the phone over the weekend and added quarterback Matt Leinart to their roster, reviving his once-promising football career.
Leinart and the Bills have...