| Aug 20, 2013
| 4:54 PM
Quarterbacks are the most protected players in the NFL. The league revolves around them.
Running backs are the least protected players. Even helmet-to-helmet hits are legal against them.
In a read-option offense, a scheme rapidly gaining popularity in...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 6:33 PM
Never mind that old notion about the backup quarterback being the most popular guy in town.
In the NFL, backup quarterbacks are suddenly the busiest guys in town.
A rash of injuries around the league has teams scrambling to get their reserve signal-...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 5:23 PM
Although nose tackle Haloti Ngata is listed as questionable on the injury report, Harbaugh said the Pro Bowl defensive lineman is set to play Sunday.
Ngata returned to practice Friday on a limited basis and appeared to have his normal mobility after...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 5:37 PM
She'll sing that she's been waiting all day for Sunday night, but really Carrie Underwood has been waiting months.
Underwood, who replaces Faith Hill in singing the "Sunday Night Football" opening for NBC, performed her segment in June at an airport-...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 7:08 AM
The Ravens offensive line has an especially weighty task this week: blocking the Green Bay Packers' hefty defensive line.
Between B.J. Raji (6-feet-2, 337 pounds) Johnny Jolly (6-2, 325) and Ryan Pickett (6-2, 338), the Packers have an extremely stout...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 1:59 PM
While there has been no indication that Haloti Ngata is dealing with a significant hip injury, the veteran nose tackle missed practice for a second straight day at the Under Armour Performance Center.
He was one of only three players not participating...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 5:00 PM
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Tom Brady's 17-yard touchdown pass to Kenbrell Thompkins with 5 seconds left gave the New England Patriots a wild 30-27 win and knocked the New Orleans Saints from the ranks of the unbeaten Sunday.
It capped a 70-yard drive in which...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 9:05 AM
Packers 28, Ravens 24
The Packers may be playing without linebacker Clay Matthews but they will have enough to keep the Ravens offense in check.
Packers 28, Ravens 21
The Ravens have a strong pass rush, but not strong...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 6:05 PM
Because preseason NFL football barely resembles the real thing most of the time, it can be tough to determine how much stock to put into what you're seeing. That goes double for the Bears' warm-up Thursday against San Diego at Soldier Field, which...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 3:09 PM
Tuesday marks the release of "Madden 25," the 25th edition in the video game franchise's epically popular series. To celebrate, Prima Games organized a 25-hour marathon live stream leading up to the game's release. It began with a showdown between...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 8:59 PM
GLENDALE — The Glendale YMCA Quarterback Club, in its 71st year, meets Tuesdays at the Elk's Lodge. The following are odds and ends from the third meeting of the year.
GOLDEN KNIGHTS ROLL TO ANOTHER WIN
Putting up points hasn’t been an issue...