| Dec 17, 2014
| 2:34 PM
Ravens defensive end Chris Canty didn't practice Wednesday because of a lingering ankle injury, but he downplayed the severity and is expected to start Sunday against the Houston Texans.
Kick returner Jacoby Jones didn't practice because of an illness,...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 5:37 PM
Some fantasy football leagues enter the playoffs in Week 14, while many play their final week of regular season ball. So it's a critical week if you're playing your first postseason game or a potential playoff berth hangs on this weekend's results....
| Dec 4, 2014
| 12:19 PM
It's a huge week in fantasy football. Most leagues will be playing out their first-round matchups or the final slate of regular-season games. And it all begins with Thursday night's contest, as the Bears host the Dallas Cowboys.
Your head will spin...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 3:53 PM
If you're league's trade deadline is coming up, or your league simply doesn't have one, it's time to think about last-ditch moves you may need to make to prepare for the playoffs.
I see two sides to this strategy, and the one you choose depends on...
| Nov 2, 2014
| 5:59 PM
— Even before the X-ray machine was fired up in the bowels of NRG Stadium, Mark Sanchez had the Philadelphia Eagles fired up on the field.
The backup quarterback was thrust into his first action as an Eagle when starter Nick Foles was knocked...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 5:06 PM
NEW HAVEN — There was a time when the goals and ambitions of Yale quarterback Morgan Roberts were defined by the passions and traditions of big-time high school and college football in the South. Just two years ago, the Charlotte, N.C., native was...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 9:23 PM
You could almost hear the frustration at Heinz Field as the Pittsburgh Steelers trailed the Houston Texans by 13 points midway through the second quarter.
But after sitting in stunned silence for nearly two hours, the home fans found themselves...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 8:40 PM
Last week in parentheses.
1. Broncos 4-1 (2): Challenging stretch coming: 49ers and Chargers at home in five-day span and then a visit to the Patriots.
2. Chargers 5-1 (3): Rookie running back Branden Oliver has gone past 100 yards rushing in two...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 10:19 PM
The Texans were watching picks come off the board in the second round of the 2013 draft and linebackers coach Reggie Herring was a little anxious.
The next pick was going to be for his position group; that was the plan anyway. Even the best plans don'...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 1:29 PM
Tribune fantasy football columnist Phillip Thompson answers readers questions.
Q. I have Niles Paul and Jordan Cameron for TE’s. I am strong in the RB dept. Is this the week to finally say goodbye to my first-round pick Adrian Peterson and grab...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 2:41 PM
ASHBURN, Va. -- The good news for the Washington Redskins is that quarterback Robert Griffin III's dislocated left ankle is free of fractures and torn ligaments that could have ended Griffin's season.
The bad news is the ankle will be put in a cast...