| Dec 28, 2013
| 4:23 PM
At 2-13, the Houston Texans have the inside track on the No. 1 overall pick in May's NFL draft.
But if the Texans were to win at Tennessee on Sunday, and Washington were to lose at the New York Giants, the Redskins, who had a weaker schedule, would...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 8:40 PM
Will an Arctic chill play into the weather-worn hands of the Green Bay Packers?
The forecast calls for bitter cold Sunday afternoon when the Packers play host to San Francisco in the first round of the NFL playoffs, but that doesn't...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 1:55 PM
As the opening of NFL training camps creeps closer, so does confrontation with critical concerns on top teams. The outcome of these issues will have a major impact on the drama and results of the 2013 season.
Some of the teams expecting to contend for...
| 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
| 12:43 PM
Ravens standout nose tackle Haloti Ngata is officially listed as questionable on the injury report even though coach John Harbaugh said the Pro Bowl defensive lineman is set to play Sunday against the Green Bay Packers.
Ngata is listed as questionable...
| 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...