| 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...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 4:09 PM
New England Patriots wide receiver Danny Amendola has decided not to have surgery for a sports hernia and is expected to return to action in a few weeks, the Boston Herald reported Tuesday.
Amendola missed last week's game because of torn adductors in...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 2:46 PM
The free agency exodus from the Ravens' roster wasn't expected to necessarily include starting inside linebacker Dannell Ellerbe.
With middle linebacker Ray Lewis retired and Jameel McClain still not cleared to play football yet following a December...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The draft will be held Thursday, Friday and Saturday in New York. Times NFL writer Sam Farmer examines team needs by division. Today, the West divisions:
Now that they have their quarterback in Alex Smith, the Kansas City Chiefs need...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 9:38 PM
Representing Dunbar High with a maroon suit and maroon tie, Tavon Austin strolled into Radio City Music Hall around 7 p.m. Thursday night to see his lifelong dream fulfilled.
At 7:34 p.m., he and 22 other top prospects were introduced to the crowd....
| Apr 25, 2013
| 6:37 PM
One of my favorite assignments in the past year or so was the feature I did this week on former Dunbar and West Virginia star Tavon Austin, who for weeks has had talent evaluators in NFL organizations and in the media salivating about what he might do...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 11:01 AM
Here's a look at what national media are saying about the St. Louis Rams drafting former Dunbar star Tavon Austin with the No. 8 pick in the 2013 NFL draft.
** SI.com's Don Banks says the Rams gave up a lot to get Austin, but the West Virginia wide...
| Sep 29, 2012
| 7:17 PM
Rams LT Wayne Hunter vs. Seahawks DE Chris Clemons: Hunter, who played for the Seahawks in 2003, has a sore knee that limited him in practice on Wednesday and Thursday and then prevented him from practicing on Friday. But as he said...