| Nov 25, 2014
| 5:07 AM
Terrence Brooks was in prime position to prevent Drew Brees' 26-yard touchdown pass to Marques Colston at the end of the first half Monday night.
But the Ravens' rookie free safety didn't react quickly enough or aggressively enough to make a play on the...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 2:42 PM
Poor Cam Newton. Poor Cam Newton's fantasy football owners.
Newton had his best game of the season against the New Orleans Saints (226 yards and 3 touchdowns passing, 83 yards and a touchdown rushing) and then on Tuesday afternoon, he suffers two back...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 1:12 PM
Injuries are a pain (sorry about that) -- unless you're the beneficiary. That looks to be a recurring theme in Week 6 as key injuries on offense and defense present opportunities for certain players to fill up the fantasy football stat sheets.
| 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 19, 2014
| 11:14 AM
Tribune sports reporter Phillip Thompson answers readers' fantasy football questions. Ask him about lineups, trades and waiver wire moves at email@example.com.
Q. You asked to hear our sob stories. Here’s mine. I don’t have one team...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 12:45 PM
Week 1 lulled us into a false sense of security. With no long-term injuries to major stars, many fantasy football owners likely breathed a bit easier knowing their seasons weren't over before they started.
Most times, though, the left jab sets up a...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 5:00 PM
ATLANTA -- Matt Bryant kicked a 51-yarder field goal on the final play of regulation, then booted a 52-yarder in overtime to give the Atlanta Falcons a 37-34 victory over the New Orleans Saints.
In another thriller between the NFC South rivals Sunday,...
| 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 20, 2013
| 1:45 PM
Aldon Smith, the 49ers' All-Pro linebacker, was arrested Friday morning on suspicion of driving under the influence and marijuana possession, adding to his legal problems.
Smith, who turns 24 on Wednesday, was questioned by police in San Jose after an...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Through two games, it has been a beast-or-famine season for the Texans' defense.
Mostly, the Texans have been impenetrable. The Chargers didn't make a first down on any of their final five possessions (only to go off for 539 yards against the Eagles...
| Feb 3, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Week 1 (Sept. 9) at Lambeau Field: San Francisco 49ers 30, Green Bay Packers 22
The 49ers quickly quelled any doubt their success in the 2011 season was a fluke, defeating the Packers on the road. San Francisco took an early 23-7 lead on two touchdown...