| Jul 28, 2014
| 4:24 PM
Training camp in the NFL is similar to a movie trailer.
The producers pick the best snippets of the flick, the ones that put the movies' best foot forward while providing an overview of the storyline, and hope the teaser does just enough to intrigue the...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 3:06 PM
Lamar Miller understands the expectations on him are higher, and his window is closing.
So the Miami Dolphins' running back, now in his third year in the league, spent time this offseason learning from some of the NFL's most successful tailbacks.
| Sep 14, 2014
| 9:47 PM
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — That's how it's supposed to work. Offensive moxie plus defensive takeaways.
It took the Bears until the 5-minute, 56-second mark of the third quarter against the 49ers on Sunday night, but they finally found that winning...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 6:40 AM
Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears rallied in the fourth quarter Sunday to hand the host San Francisco 49ers a 28-20 loss.
1. The defense has been under fire. It didn’t play well last season, didn’t make enough splash plays in preseason...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 12:50 PM
If you lost, don't panic. If you won, don't gloat. It's Week 2 of fantasy football: redemption or retribution could be at hand.
I don't have to tell you Week 2 is critical. You can pawn off your lineup mistakes from the season opener on new players...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 8:25 PM
The 49ers offense under coach Jim Harbaugh can reduce the formation, create blocking angles at the point of attack and use the "wham" (trap) scheme to open up a running lane for Frank Gore versus the Bears 4-3 defensive front Sunday night in the first...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 5:36 PM
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Marcus Lattimore's bad right wheel isn't up to full speed, but the wheels in his head are spinning in overdrive.
"I'll be better than I was when I was playing at 100%, no doubt," said Lattimore, a South Carolina running...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 5:20 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Anquan Boldin's sensational San Francisco debut helped keep the 49ers on quite a roll against Green Bay.
And Vernon Davis did his part in a prolific passing game led by Colin Kaepernick in a 34-28 victory over the Packers on Sunday....
| Oct 13, 2013
| 5:00 PM
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Tom Brady's 17-yard touchdown pass to Kenbrell Thompkins with 5 seconds left gave the New England Patriots a wild 30-27 win and knocked the New Orleans Saints from the ranks of the unbeaten Sunday.
It capped a 70-yard drive in which...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 6:40 PM
San Francisco's Jim Harbaugh and Carolina's Ron Rivera, teammates with the Chicago Bears in the 1980s, square off with very similar teams. Both have stifling defenses, productive power running games, and mobile, dynamic quarterbacks who can pick up...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 10:51 AM
Only two college football teams in the last 40 years went wire-to-wire atop the national polls. Virginia Tech under Frank Beamer played them both.
The Miami Hurricanes’ most recent national champions produced 38 NFL draft choices, 17 first-...