| Feb 8, 2012
| 10:00 AM
We started to look ahead to the NFL offseason as soon as Billy Cundiff’s field goal fluttered off-target and we will dive headfirst into the offseason two weeks from now when the scouting combine begins in Indianapolis. In the meantime, let's take a...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 11:30 AM
For Thursday’s newspaper, I began a three-part series called “Tweaking the Ravens” and I started by tweaking the offense. A big chunk of the analysis piece (you can find it here) was about the importance of continuity and stability for...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 7:57 AM
Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco tried to get the media to lobby for the coaching staff to open up the offense. Flacco thought the Ravens became too conservative in the second half against Cleveland on Saturday.
Earlier in the season, when the media thought...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 10:29 AM
At this point, it seems pretty likely that the St. Louis Rams, who have former No. 1 pick Sam Bradford at quarterback, will trade the No. 2 overall pick in April’s draft to a QB-needy team. A bunch of teams will likely show interest, jacking up...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 8:38 PM
Seattle could surprise
Los Angeles Times
Robert Griffin III had an excellent combine, even though he didn't throw, and the Rams are huge beneficiaries of that because their No. 2 pick is all the more valuable.
The most logical scenario is...
| Mar 3, 2012
| 9:27 PM
The specter of athletic concussion dominates the news this week.
There are multiple lawsuits by retired NFL players moving through the courts alleging the NFL failed in its duty to warn and protect players of the short- and long-term damages that...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 5:44 PM
If Kyle Orton can't get a starting job in free agency, do you think the Bears would offer him about $4-5 million a year to be Jay' Cutler's backup? Would you do that even if it meant the Bears would not be able to re-sign a player like Tim Jennings or...
| Mar 10, 2012
| 4:04 PM
It's like The Drive and The Fumble all over again, rolled into one. When news broke late Friday that the Washington Redskins had obtained the No. 2 pick in April's NFL Draft, my thoughts turned to my hometown Cleveland Browns and another opportunity lost....
| Aug 29, 2011
| 2:55 PM
The best quarterbacks in University of Virginia history — Shawn Moore, Aaron Brooks and Matt Schaub — did not play as true freshman.
No surprise. Any college coach worth his courtesy rig will tell you quarterbacks, more than any, are better...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 10:30 AM
In early August, when I released my monthly power rankings at the start of the preseason, some of you said it was too early to gauge how the NFL's 32 teams stack up against each other. Too early for power rankings? Psssh. A little premature speculation...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 8:34 PM
Lions will surprise
I think the Lions and Rams go to the playoffs in the NFC this season, but I like the Lions as biggest surprise because they play in a tougher division and have been down longer.
Coach Jim Schwartz has...