| Sep 11, 2014
| 4:35 PM
It's the perfect narrative.
The date is Nov. 9, 2006. The Empire State Building is aglow in red. The home team rallies from 18 down to stun third-ranked Louisville in the "Pandemonium in Piscataway" game. The ESPN telecast draws a jumbo 8.1 rating in...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 6:51 PM
TAMPA — New coach, new quarterback, new uniforms, new enthusiasm.
Same 'ol Bucs.
Tampa Bay's players left the field with the usual hands-on-their-hips frustration, a tell-tale sign of another disappointing NFL Sunday afternoon.
The score was...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 5:47 PM
They coach the same game, with the same-sized fields and same oblong ball. They both wear whistles, headsets and sunglasses that hide sleep-starved eyes closer to Xs than O's.
But the difference between being a head football coach in college and the NFL...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 1:30 PM
OAKLAND, Calif — Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears scored 27 points with the starters in the first half Friday night against the Raiders en route to a 34-26 preseason victory at O.co Coliseum.
1. Tom Flores, the distinguished former coach of...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 6:32 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are finalizing a deal to make Lovie Smith their next head coach, according to a report by Fox's Jay Glazer.
Smith, fired by Chicago after the 2012 season, was a linebackers coach in Tampa from 1996-2000 before becoming defensive...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 6:07 PM
NFL teams turn to the familiar at this time of year.
Green Bay, New England, Indianapolis, Philadelphia and others prepare for the playoffs.
Teams such as Detroit, Washington and Tampa Bay fire their coaches.
Cleveland cycles through coaches with...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 8:13 PM
Diminutive running back Bobby Rainey might have been the Ravens' most productive offensive player last preseason, rushing for 55 yards and catching a team-leading 14 passes for 163 yards and two touchdowns. When the Ravens made their final cuts in 2012,...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 7:21 AM
Here's what other media outlets are saying about the Ravens' 44-16 victory on the road against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers:
** Despite the lopsided score, ESPN.com's Jamison Hensley says the starting offense has some work to do before the regular season....
| Sep 6, 2013
| 3:23 AM
I'm on record predicting Super Bowl XLVIII will be nicknamed the Manning Bowl because Archie Manning's two sons will battle for NFL supremacy.
Peyton Manning's seven touchdown performance in the NFL opener against the Super Bowl champion Baltimore...
| 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....
| Dec 30, 2013
| 9:59 AM
NFL Black Monday is here, the traditional day when teams fire their head coach. The ax has fallen multiple times already today. Here's a look at who is gone:
Lions fire Jim Schwartz
Jim Schwartz is out in Detroit.
The Lions fired their coach...