| Aug 9, 2013
| 3:51 PM
— Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco admits he's usually slow to remember the names of his new teammates, particularly the ones on defense. But there was something about the team's new veteran middle linebacker that stuck with Flacco almost immediately....
| Aug 30, 2013
| 9:30 PM
Somehow, some way, Andrew McDonald is back behind center as a starting quarterback, and will be playing against a highly ranked team in a big-time venue.
McDonald, the former Newport Harbor High standout who made his way from Arizona walk-on to Santa...
| Jan 4, 2013
The 2012 Philadelphia Eagles will always be remembered first and foremost for being the disastrous last year of Andy Reid's tenure, a season that spiraled completely out of control, and was all but dead by Thanksgiving. However, there's a chance......
| Oct 15, 2013
Upon further review, Eagles coach Chip Kelly said after looking at Sunday's game tape that defensive lineman Fletcher Cox might have played his best game as the Eagles toppled the Tampa Bay Bucs, 31-20. Kelly appears to be correct. It......
| Apr 18, 2012
| 9:43 PM
Why all the focus on getting another defensive end? I thought one of the biggest keys to Lovie Smith's defense was a stud three-technique tackle -- someone like Tommie Harris before his decline. Are the Bears satisfied with what they have in that regard?...
| Apr 22, 2012
| 6:24 PM
First-round pick: No. 3
For several weeks, the widespread belief has been the Vikings will use the third pick on USC left tackle Matt Kalil, and that's still likely to happen. As the draft nears, though, there's speculation the team...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 11:04 AM
Hardly anyone could blame Ray Rice if he got a little excited after learning Tampa Bay Buccaneers rookie Doug Martin had rushed for 251 yards and scored four touchdowns in last Sunday’s 42-32 win against the Oakland Raiders – who are the...
| Apr 13, 2012
Second in a series exploring the April 26-28 NFL draft. Next: Tight ends.
There is not an abundance of elite running back talent in the draft, but there is some decent depth. That plays into the trend of teams finding backs later in the draft. Look for...
| Aug 26, 2011
The Southeastern Conference must think it invented football. Winning five straight Bowl Championship Series titles, and seven out of the 13 played, can give you a superiority complex.
Never mind how much fortune, along with will and skill, was involved....
| Nov 5, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Every morning, Monday through Friday, blogger Matt Vensel will hook you up with reading material -- mostly on the Ravens but with some other Baltimore sports stuff, too -- to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday....
| Nov 6, 2012
| 6:30 AM
The numbers aren't particularly kind to Ryan Tannehill halfway through his rookie season with the Miami Dolphins.
After losing Sunday's shootout with Andrew Luck, Tannehill still ranks just 27th in passer efficiency rating. Those behind him -- Michael...