| Jun 10, 2013
| 2:01 PM
There are moments during practice where Brandon Gibson's head is spinning faster than the football he's supposed to catch.
In the span of seconds the Miami Dolphins' new receiver must decipher if he's facing zone or man coverage, and adjust his route...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 4:18 PM
Every quarterback needs a best buddy, right? The guy he can count on even when his offensive line flops worse than LeBron James. Well, three QBs on some of the best teams in the NFL—Peyton Manning, Colin Kaepernick and Tom Brady—look like they...
| May 7, 2013
| 4:00 AM
The Baltimore sports scene is blessed with a bunch of talented bloggers who bring their unique perspective to the conversation. Each week, I hope to chat with one of them in a regular feature called Blogger on Blogger. This week, I exchanged emails with...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 10:17 AM
The Miami Dolphins started newly acquired offensive lineman Bryant McKinnie at left tackle in Sunday's game against the New England Patriots.
McKinnie, a 12-year veteran, replaced Jonathan Martin. Martin, the team's 2012 second-round pick, returned to...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 4:40 PM
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- As New England Patriots fans descended on the ProShop adjacent to Gillette Stadium Saturday, their Aaron Hernandez jerseys were folded neatly, crumpled up in a ball, wedged under their arms or stuffed into a bag - and then handed over...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 4:08 PM
Patriots 41, Ravens 7
STRATEGY: Joe Flacco's sprained left knee meant the Ravens were even more reliant than usual on the shotgun formation rather than have him drop back in the pocket. They ran the shotgun 67 of 74 snaps, trying in vain to increase the...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 6:09 PM
In the midst of his most difficult season, Ravens running back Ray Rice vowed that he'll rededicate himself during the offseason to regaining his form as one of the top all-purpose backs in the league.
During a season in which he battled a strained...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 3:58 AM
During the Ravens' 41-7 loss to the New England Patriots last week, there were a few major defensive breakdowns.
The Ravens limited quarterback Tom Brady to one touchdown pass and 172 passing yards, his second-lowest total of the season.
| Jan 8, 2014
| 12:46 PM
It didn't take long for Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome to rattle off a specific list of priorities atop his offseason agenda.
He's looking for a bulkier, more powerful middle of the offensive line, a play-making safety and a sure-handed receiver...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 7:15 AM
The New England Patriots have been the NFL's best team during this era of football.
Considering how many AFC Conference Championships, and Super Bowls Bill Belichick's team has won and appeared in since 2001, this can not be debated.
| Dec 12, 2013
| 4:18 PM
This is the story of one of the NFL's most disrespected receivers.
The first thing anyone ever says about Brian Hartline when assessing his receiving skills, justifying his respectable five-year career, is that he's "deceptively fast."