| Jun 18, 2014
| 1:35 PM
Former UCF star Blake Bortles is now officially an NFL quarterback.
Bortles signed his rookie contract with the Jacksonville Jaguars early Wednesday morning.
The four-year deal is worth a reported fully-guaranteed $20.6 million, including a $13.3...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 10:48 AM
I have a wife who plays fantasy football. Let me tell you, a spouse who's really into fantasy can be a blessing and a curse. About that curse part ...
Once, not too long ago, I inadvertently advised my wife to commit the cardinal sin of fantasy:...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 9:00 AM
A new NFL season is dawning and the heirarchy of power in the AFC South is looking pretty familiar. The Colts are still the team to beat, but the Texans are poised to make an improvement over last year's dismal campaign.
The predicted order of finish:...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 9:13 PM
New England Patriots
2013: 12-4, first.
Last in playoffs: 2013.
They're going all the way: TE Rob Gronkowski is (almost) back — he's still favoring his recovering right knee and is said to be 50-50 for the opener against the Dolphins....
| Sep 1, 2014
| 8:42 PM
In each of the last six NFL seasons, at least one rookie quarterback has started an opener.
That trend will continue this season — although the Oakland Raiders nearly ran out the play clock before deciding.
The Raiders announced Monday that...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 7:38 AM
Tim Tebow is really kicking butt in fantasy football this year -- and, no, I'm not talking about as an owner in some fantasy league out there.
I mean as an actual football player drafted by franchise owners on their fantasy teams.
Of course, Tebow...
| Aug 29, 2014
Jacksonville rookie quarterback Blake Bortles, the No. 3 overall pick in May's draft, connected on a 57-yard TD pass to fellow rookie wide receiver Marqise Lee on the first play of the second quarter Thursday against the visiting Atlanta Falcons, but...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 5:00 PM
In predicted order of finish by division:
2013 | 13-3, 1st in West
Last year in playoffs | 2013
Going all the way: Offense-minded Denver beefed up on the other side of the ball, adding end DeMarcus Ware, cornerback Aqib Talib, and...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 9:07 AM
The Chicago Bears defense this week practiced defending bootlegs in preparation for Friday night’s game against the Seattle Seahawks. It should be time well spent for the Bears’ inexperienced linebackers because recognition is such a...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 8:51 PM
DETROIT — Reggie Bush had an 86-yard touchdown run in the first quarter that helped the Detroit Lions beat the Jacksonville Jaguars 13-12 in a preseason game Friday night.
Much of the talk afterward was about a hit applied by Lions defensive...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 12:26 PM
JACKSONVILLE — Orlando took notice when the Jaguars selected UCF quarterback Blake Bortles, an Oviedo native, with the No. 3 overall pick in May's NFL Draft, but Bortles' selection was merely the next step in a rebuilding process that is entering...