| Jan 21, 2015
| 5:32 PM
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — The headline writers at the New York tabloids figure to be heartbroken. On a Wednesday morning when they were having the time of their lives trumpeting the Patriots' deflated footballs controversy, the freak show that has been...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 6:07 AM
Is there any chance Virginia McCaskey once gave Rex Ryan a Christmas gift?
I ask because the Bears always lean toward hiring based on previous connections, and being Buddy Ryan’s son counts as a previous connection -- previous connection to the...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 4:27 AM
Matt Moore was a good (if expensive) insurance policy for the Dolphins. He could win if called on. He was supportive of Ryan Tannehill. He was very well liked within the locker room, meaning he could lead the team, if necessary. He cost $5.5 million...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 6:39 PM
NEW YORK — Todd Bowles is coming home and taking over as the New York Jets' head coach.
The Jets hired the Arizona Cardinals defensive coordinator Wednesday to replace Rex Ryan, who was fired, along with general manager John Idzik, on Dec. 29 after...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 9:37 AM
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Rex Ryan is officially going from Broadway to Buffalo.
The Bills announced in a news release Monday that Ryan has been hired to take over as coach. The news came a day after the former New York Jets coach tentatively...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 5:02 PM
Last week in parentheses.
1. Packers 9-3 (2): Mike McCarthy is pushing all the right buttons.
2. Patriots 9-3 (1): Loss at Lambeau snapped seven-game streak and could be exactly what Bill Belichick needs to sharpen focus down stretch.
3. Broncos 9-3...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 6:09 AM
Four straight seasons out of the playoffs was enough for New York Jets owner Woody Johnson, who fired head coach Rex Ryan and general manager John Idzik on Monday, a day after the team finished 4-12.
Ryan met privately with the owner before 8 a.m. ET...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 4:41 PM
After benching Jay Cutler this week, the Bears seem to have little choice but to trade or cut him after this season, although he says his goal is to remain with the team.
Trading Cutler would be the only way to avoid owing him the majority of $15.5...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 7:06 PM
Who is the worst of the worst?
That's one of the big questions as the NFL's regular season draws to a close, with a five-way tie at 2-11 among the Oakland Raiders, Tennessee Titans, New York Jets, Jacksonville Jaguars and Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 6:45 AM
An actual topic on an Orlando radio show on Monday: "Is it time for the Cleveland Browns to pull the plug on the Johnny Manziel experiment?"
Yes, this came in the wake of Manziel's very first start -- albeit an abysmal one -- in which the Browns were...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 4:53 PM
Running off at the typewriter …
In the wake of the Big 12 getting shafted by the college-football playoff committee — in part perhaps because the conference didn't have a championship game — league commissioner Bob Bowlsby has...