| Sep 29, 2013
| 4:45 PM
SAN DIEGO -- Philip Rivers threw for 401 yards and three touchdowns, including a 56-yarder to Antonio Gates, and the San Diego Chargers rallied to beat the Dallas Cowboys, 30-21, on Sunday.
The Chargers (2-2) had blown late leads in their two losses...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 8:40 PM
How did the San Diego Chargers prepare to face Philadelphia on a quick turnaround?
In part, they spent last week turning around quickly.
To prepare for Sunday's game at Philadelphia after a Monday night opener and to adjust to Chip Kelly's fast-...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 11:06 PM
Soccer--Premier League, Aston Villa at Norwich, 6:40 a.m. (NBCSN); Premier League, Tottenham at Cardiff, 8:55 a.m. (NBCSN); Premier League, Fulham at Chelsea, 11:25 a.m. (NBCSN); MLS, Seattle at Los Angeles, 7:30 p.m. (NBCSN)...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 10:43 PM
After the latest mistake by Christian Ponder suddenly became a touchdown for the other team, Minnesota coach Leslie Frazier approached his quarterback on the sideline late in that second quarter in Chicago.
Their brief conversation, and the look on...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 1:48 PM
The Bears defense can generate pressure and create turnover opportunities in third down situations against the Vikings with zone blitz concepts out of their nickel sub package.
As shown here, the Bears have their base nickel defense on the field (five...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 8:31 AM
Minnesota Vikings receiver Greg Jennings, who earlier this week said that Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers was touted so much that Rodgers had a hard time blaming himself for any mistakes, apologized to his former teammate on Thursday....
| Jul 17, 2013
| 1:55 PM
As the opening of NFL training camps creeps closer, so does confrontation with critical concerns on top teams. The outcome of these issues will have a major impact on the drama and results of the 2013 season.
Some of the teams expecting to contend for...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 11:29 PM
MANKATO, Minn. -- Finally. Football returns to Mall of America Field today as the Vikings battle the Texans at 7 p.m.
Get excited. But understand the disclaimers. Vikings coach Leslie Frazier isn’t concerned with the score.
"From a win-loss...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 4:47 PM
The AFC has the Lombardi Trophy.
The NFC has everything else.
That is, the NFC boasts last season's most valuable player, Minnesota's Adrian Peterson; offensive rookie of the year, Washington's Robert Griffin III; defensive rookie of the year,...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 5:05 PM
Wide receiver Onrea Jones, 29, a graduate of Bruton High and Hampton University, began his second Canadian Football League regular season Saturday night with one 31-yard reception for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in their 39-34 loss to the host Toronto...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 5:07 PM
The 49ers defense will dial up some pressure when the ball is deep in the red zone. Think of Cover-0 schemes (man coverage with no safety help) versus Aaron Rodgers and the Packers on Saturday night in San Francisco for their NFC divisional playoff game....