| Dec 25, 2014
| 8:15 PM
Last week: 8-8 (8-8 against the spread).
Season: 153-86-1 (128-111-1 against the spread).
Browns (7-8) at Ravens (9-6)
Ravens by 9 (O/U 41.5)
The Ravens still have a postseason pulse, and that should be sufficient incentive. Stage...
| Dec 25, 2014
| 6:22 PM
One of the many reasons the New York Giants are excited about the prospect of closing the regular season on a four-game winning streak for the first time since 2002 is the tone it could set heading into the offseason and 2015, when so many young weapons...
| Dec 14, 2014
| 8:28 PM
The quarterbacks went down, and they went down hard.
Houston, Washington and Tennessee lost their quarterbacks Sunday. Even Denver had to do without Peyton Manning for a bit, with the Broncos star uncharacteristically missing a few snaps in San Diego...
| Dec 28, 2014
| 4:27 PM
— The Philadelphia Eagles controlled the line of scrimmage, even though they didn't control the football.
That was all they needed to overcome the New York Giants and explosive wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr., 34-26, in the final game of the...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 4:51 PM
Last week in parentheses.
1. Patriots 8-2 (1): Subpar game for Tom Brady and they still find a way to hang 42 points on Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium. That is clicking.
2. Cardinals 9-1 (2): Bruce Arians is paying attention to playoff ramifications....
| Dec 11, 2014
| 8:35 PM
The Times' NFL writer, Sam Farmer, examines this week's matchups. Lines according to Glantz-Culver (O/U = over/under). Last week's record 12-4 (.750); season 134-73-1 (.647). Using point spreads with the scores Farmer predicted, the record against the...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 3:08 PM
Ravens veteran defensive end Chris Canty played four seasons for Tom Coughlin, winning a Super Bowl behind the leadership of the longtime New York Giants coach.
Canty sharply disagreed with former Giants running back Tiki Barber calling for the 68-year-...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 5:33 PM
The Raiders-Patriots game was viewed by most outside of the Bay Area of California as an easy Patriots victory. No one informed the Raiders of this, though. The Patriots needed three Stephen Gostkowski field goals and a late interception by rotund...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 5:00 PM
ST. LOUIS -- New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. was the star of everything Sunday. Not just between the sidelines, but behind them.
Beckham, Jr. caught eight passes for 148 yards and two touchdowns in New York's 37-27 win over the St....
| Dec 21, 2014
| 5:16 PM
By Bucky Dent, The Sports Xchange
ST. LOUIS — New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. was the star of everything Sunday. Not just between the sidelines, but behind them.
Beckham caught eight passes for 148 yards and two touchdowns in New...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 3:09 PM
Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill could join an elite group of his peers if he passes for 214 yards in Sunday's finale against the New York Jets.
Tannehill could become one of at least a dozen NFL quarterbacks to pass for 4,000 or more yards this...