| Aug 24, 2013
| 10:53 AM
Ravens rookie safety Matt Elam entered the NFL with a hard-hitting reputation.
However, the first-round draft pick didn't do much to earn his first penalty for unnecessary roughness in Thursday night's 34-27 preseason loss to the Carolina Panthers....
| Oct 31, 2012
| 4:57 PM
Who is your choice for the biggest surprise of the season so far? Would I be in the running if I said Tim Jennings? -- Chuck Durante, Guiling, China
There are a number of candidates. Tim Jennings is a good one, seeing he was benched at the end of last...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 4:23 PM
In 2011, new Eagles OLB Connor Barwin had 11.5 sacks for the Texans. In 2012, he had 3. The dip in production can be explained any number of different ways. For example, did the Texans ask him to play differently?......
| Oct 26, 2012
| 4:23 PM
The Atlanta Falcons are 6-0, and in most of their games, they were able to mount early leads. Typically, when teams face a deficit, they're forced to turn to the passing game to speed up their efforts to catch up......
| Nov 23, 2012
| 4:27 PM
Earlier this week, the Philadelphia Inquirer's Jeff McLane noted a fascinating statistic about the Eagles' rush defense: However, despite the above fact, during the Eagles' 6 game losing streak, they have not been good against the run. Here is what......
| Jul 30, 2012
| 4:50 AM
Virginia Tech never has been a haven for five-star football prospects. Indeed, Frank Beamer’s renowned program is rooted in sage evaluation and effective talent development.
In short, the typical Hokies recruit gets bigger, stronger, faster and...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 12:21 AM
As we roll into the official-visit stage of the college football recruiting season, it’s time to gauge what the state schools have accomplished building the class of 2013.
Florida second-year head coach Will Muschamp and his staff have pulled off a...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 1:42 PM
Almost three years ago, the Chicago Bears traded for Jay Cutler after years of unsuccessfully trying to develop their own quarterback. Now, they’ve traded for the wide receiver he worked so well with in Denver.
The Bears have packaged two third-...
| Dec 26, 2010
| 5:05 PM
Rex Ryan wasn't doubting the Bears' special teams when he called a fake punt on the opening possession of the second half at the Jets' 40-yard line. He was doing something far more understandable.
Ryan was avoiding kicking to Devin Hester while showing...
| Jan 16, 2011
| 5:24 PM
When Lovie Smith was hired as Bears coach seven years ago, he sounded like a man who had come directly out of a pep talk from the McCaskeys, who were tired of having their franchise humiliated for more than a decade by Brett Favre.
Now Smith has a game...
| Sep 19, 2010
| 10:02 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas — Brian Urlacher wasn't suffering from a bout of Lovie Smith-like amnesia, he just didn't have any interest in considering when the last time the Bears had a significant victory on the road.
A half-hour earlier the Bears had walked...