| Jan 13, 2015
| 5:43 PM
Understandably nervous Philadelphia Eagles fans had their minds and eyes tuned to the College Football Playoff National Championship Monday night and came away with no real reason to feel relieved.
First, the offensive system devised by Chip Kelly...
| Jan 17, 2015
| 4:41 PM
It's CCS: Conference Championship Sunday. Or another way of looking at it is that this is the penultimate chapter in the NFL's "Game of Thrones."
And each of these surviving four armies is led by its own Prince Charming, but which will be crowned king?...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 9:24 AM
When the Ravens' defense squares off Monday night with Drew Brees, they'll face one of the most prolific quarterbacks in NFL history.
The New Orleans Saints standout is an eight-time Pro Bowl selection, a former Super Bowl Most Valuable Player and the...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 4:36 AM
Veteran wide receiver Steve Smith helped the Ravens qualify for the playoffs during a resurgent season in whicn he led the team with 79 receptions for 1,065 yards and six touchdowns.
Because of his playing time, individual and team performance, Smith...
| 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...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 1:44 PM
When Ravens veteran outside linebacker Elvis Dumervil sacked New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees twice Monday night, it created a $4 million financial windfall for the three-time Pro Bowl pass rusher.
With his 12th sack of the season, Dumervil...
| Jan 11, 2015
| 5:50 AM
DENVER — Once more, with feeling.
For the third time, it's Peyton Manning versus Andrew Luck, and Sunday the stakes are higher than they've ever been.
In a highly anticipated game last season, Manning's first return to Indianapolis, his...
| Feb 1, 2015
| 5:59 AM
PHOENIX — The discovery of Russell Wilson, a third-round pick of the Seahawks in 2012 who shed the label of "game manager" about as quickly as his feet move running the zone read with Marshawn Lynch, set an example for what roughly half of the NFL...
| Nov 9, 2014
| 7:55 PM
The last time the Arizona Cardinals were 8-1?
They were the Chicago Cardinals.
NFL-leading Arizona achieved that feat again Sunday, matching the club's starts in 1925 and 1948, with a 31-14 victory over the visiting St. Louis Rams.
On a day when the...
| Dec 7, 2014
| 7:20 PM
The San Francisco 49ers, locked in a tight race for a playoff spot, made a short trip Sunday to the one-win Oakland Raiders.
One team looked defeated, completely devoid of passion and ready for the NFL season to be over.
The other team was the...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 10:22 PM
Jay Cutler seemed to spend more time chatting with Drew Brees on the field than he did with the local media after the Bears' 31-15 loss to the Saints on Monday night at Soldier Field.
"We were just talking about family and kids," Brees confided. "We get...