| Dec 30, 2014
| 10:06 PM
NFL Team Report - Oakland Raiders - INSIDE SLANT
A 2014 campaign that began with a letter to season ticket holders proudly proclaiming the Oakland Raiders a championship contender and extolling the virtues of their roster, ended with a 3-13 record and...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 9:29 AM
Rob Gronkowski and J.J. Watt are unanimous selections for the 2014 Associated Press NFL All-Pro team announced Friday.
Houston's Watt did it in an unusual manner. He was listed on all 50 ballots by a nationwide panel of media members who regularly...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 12:17 PM
NEW YORK — J.J. Watt found a unique way to make the 2014 Associated Press NFL All-Pro team announced Friday.
Houston's Watt was listed on all 50 ballots by a nationwide panel of media members who regularly cover the league, with 45 of the votes...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 8:23 PM
Former pro quarterback Ryan Leaf, still remembered as one of the NFL's biggest busts, was released on parole from a Montana prison on Wednesday, the Great Falls Tribune reported.
Leaf served about half of his five-year sentence on drug and burglary...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 10:22 AM
Jay, you lied to me.
You said things would be different. Remember when former Packer Charles Woodson said "Same old Jay?" He said you would let us down. I didn't want to believe him, but the assessment appears to be spot on.
When the season started, I...
| Nov 15, 2014
| 7:41 PM
The Chicago Bears have played awful football in their last two games — losing at New England 51-23, getting a week off to regroup, then losing at Green Bay 55-14. All Bears (even Yogi) deserve derision, led by head coach Marc Trestman....
| Nov 18, 2014
| 4:51 PM
Last week in parentheses.
1. Patriots 8-2 (1): Subpar game for Tom Brady and they still find a way to hang 42 points on Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium. That is clicking.
2. Cardinals 9-1 (2): Bruce Arians is paying attention to playoff ramifications....
| Nov 21, 2014
| 7:18 PM
The Oakland Raiders finally won a game Thursday night, but former UConn linebacker Sio Moore nearly cost his team with some excessive celebrating. You've no doubt seen the video — Moore sacked Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith in the final minute of...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 3:40 PM
They are quarterbacks, but they also formed an offensive "line."
The line is one of demarcation — the NFL acted one way before Baltimore's Joe Flacco and Atlanta's Matt Ryan were rookies, and another way after.
Flacco and Ryan, who will be on...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 1:37 PM
Sunday presented the Bears with a chance to announce themselves as a division power and maybe even a Super Bowl contender in this jailbreak of an NFL season.
Instead, the Bears chose to announce they have no clue how to stop Aaron Rodgers, even when he&...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 12:40 PM
LONDON - Jolly ol’ England indeed.
How many ways was this tonic Sunday to the Dolphins' season, balm on their pain, exactly the kind of laugher this team needed? Well, Joe Phibin could talk of a win and not his past week of misadventure in...