| Dec 15, 2013
| 5:00 PM
OAKLAND -- Jamaal Charles tied a franchise record with five touchdowns in a game, Alex Smith threw five scoring passes and the Kansas City Chiefs beat the Raiders, 56-31, on Sunday to clinch at least a wild-card spot.
The Chiefs (11-3) became the...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 6:48 PM
Juggling quarterbacks usually is problematic, but Duke coach David Cutcliffe, an acclaimed teacher of the position, is making it work this season.
Last week’s 35-22 victory at Virginia was among the best examples. Starter Anthony Boone passed...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 7:15 AM
There is a saying in NFL circles that availability is one of the most important abilities for quarterbacks.
Look around the league and you will see a bunch of quarterbacks -- from strong-armed statues to mobile dual threats -- who have been knocked...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 5:44 AM
Week 9 waiver targets for fantasy football leagues:
Indianapolis wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey (owned in 45 percent of Yahoo leagues)
In five NFL seasons, Darrius Heyward-Bey never has played all 16 games and has yet to eclipse 64 catches in a year....
| Nov 2, 2013
| 6:17 PM
Here they are, our 2013 NFL Midseason Fraud Awards given to the teams that promised much and delivered little. And don't point out that many teams have only played seven games because we all know if it smells like crap, looks like crap and lies there like...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 12:47 PM
We may have great news for Jacksonville Jags fans. Yes, both of you.
(Lordy, that was cheap.)
Anyway, here's the news based on some scientific studies. (FYI: A "scientific study" differs from an ordinary poll in one significant way: A "scientific...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 6:56 AM
Remember when third-year cornerback Jimmy Smith was viewed as one of the primary concerns of the Ravens’ defense? You should. It was only about two months ago. Now, a case could be made that Smith has consistently been one of the Ravens’...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 12:09 PM
As is the case every year, there are many really good fantasy players who are having up-and-down years. But there are three who are starting to surge this season and could help you make the playoffs.
Ben Roethlisberger, Pittsburgh QB
| Nov 21, 2013
| 6:56 AM
Howie Long is taking Sunday off from work for the first time in 20 years.
And he will be miserable, even if he doesn’t know it yet.
Howie Long won’t be on the “NFL on Fox’’ set, likely a welcome break from Terry Bradshaw&...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 12:25 PM
The mounting number of interceptions isn’t lost on Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco. His frustration with the miscues even came up in a phone call with his father, Stephen Flacco, while driving home from team headquarters this week.
This is all new...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 6:50 AM
What's ahead for NFL fans this weekend? Central Florida viewers will see these games on local stations on Sunday:
NBC's "Sunday Night Football" presents the New York Giants at Washington. Coverage starts at 7 p.m. on WESH-Channel 2. Washington's...