| Nov 11, 2013
What if the game you live for threatens to take your life? That's a question some NFL coaches would probably ask themselves right now, if they weren't spending so much time preparing for Sunday.
This past week saw two head football coaches fall victim to...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 8:22 PM
So much for silver platters.
A couple of first-place NFL teams saw prime opportunities go poof Sunday, as they failed to make the most of their comeback chances.
The Chicago Bears, who were in a three-way tie for first in the NFC North, scored on a...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 4:55 PM
The Kansas City Chiefs are 9-0 and the NFL's only undefeated team.
But how good are they, really?
We'll know a lot more Sunday when the Chiefs play at Denver in a pivotal AFC West showdown.
None of the teams the Chiefs have beaten have a winning...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 4:56 PM
Veteran free safety Ed Reed’s disappointing tenure with the Houston Texans officially ended Tuesday when he was released after a spiral that included the former Ravens defensive icon being scratched from the starting lineup and criticizing the...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 6:17 PM
Kansas City hasn't lost. Jacksonville and Tampa Bay haven't won. Everybody else in the NFL has done a little of both.
Heading into the midway point of the regular season, 19 of 32 teams are at .500 or below.
That doesn't necessarily spell curtains for...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 6:54 PM
A first chance has given Arizona Cardinals Coach Bruce Arians a second wind.
Arians was an interim coach last season when he led the Indianapolis Colts to the playoffs, then became the first fill-in to be named NFL coach of the year. Ten months ago, the...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 6:08 PM
They are the darlings of the NFL — Seattle, Denver, Kansas City, New Orleans, San Francisco — but it isn't always the November darlings that wind up lifting the Lombardi Trophy in February.
Last season, for instance, the eventual-champion...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 9:51 PM
The Denver Broncos can actually make a defensive play every so often.
And Tony Romo is still Tony Romo.
Those two truths kept the Broncos undefeated Sunday, as Denver held on to win at Dallas, 51-48, thanks in large part to a crucial error down the...
| Oct 11, 2013
Sometimes, our expectations zig and the NFL zags.
Like a LeSean McCoy cutback, the league has taken some surprising turns in the first five weeks, with San Francisco stumbling (then regaining its footing), Atlanta doing a face plant, and Andrew Luck-led...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 2:17 PM
Here is a summer question for you while waiting for your first mock fantasy football draft: Is sports a significant part of pop culture in the United States?
Before you snort and say "Of course it is!" consider that sports barely gets measured when...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 12:07 PM
ANDERSON, Ind. (AP) — Tight end Dwayne Allen and offensive lineman Justin Anderson both sat out Indianapolis' practice Thursday morning.
Allen is out with a foot injury that was still being evaluated.
But Anderson's injury appears to be more...