| Jan 19, 2015
| 8:50 AM
This past weekend's worst-kept secret has been made official: Gary Kubiak is the new coach of the Denver Broncos.
The Broncos announced Kubiak's hiring Monday, a week after they parted ways with coach John Fox in the wake of a disappointing loss to...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 5:16 PM
There is nothing quite like a plausible conspiracy theory to force a quick look over the shoulder and a swift mental connection of intriguing coincidence. Exactly when did John Fox know he was out in Denver and, more interestingly, when did the Bears know...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 12:20 PM
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — No bold statements. No wild guarantees.
Just two serious football guys from New Jersey aiming to turn the New York Jets' fortunes around.
Coach Todd Bowles and general manager Mike Maccagnan presented a united front as a new...
| Nov 27, 2014
| 7:00 PM
No. 1 overall pick Jadeveon Clowney had a setback with his surgically repaired right knee and said Thursday that his chances of playing for Houston at Tennessee on Sunday are slim.
Clowney has played just four games this season after being injured in...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 6:37 PM
Hard to believe it has been less than three weeks since coach Marc Trestman and general Phil Emery presided over the Bears' last game of the 2014 season. So much has changed since then.
Dec. 28: Bears lose 13-9 at Minnesota to finish 5-11.
| Nov 13, 2014
| 10:51 PM
The Times' NFL writer, Sam Farmer, examines this week's matchups. Lines according to Glantz-Culver (O/U = over/under). Last week's record 8-5 (.615); season 96-50-1 (.658). Using point spreads with the scores Farmer predicted, the record against the...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 7:27 PM
These quarterback audibles aren't about deception. They're about desperation.
With the clock winding down on the NFL regular season, several teams are being forced to make a change at the most pivotal position.
It's a case of next man up . . . and...
| Dec 25, 2014
| 8:15 PM
Last week: 8-8 (8-8 against the spread).
Season: 153-86-1 (128-111-1 against the spread).
Browns (7-8) at Ravens (9-6)
Ravens by 9 (O/U 41.5)
The Ravens still have a postseason pulse, and that should be sufficient incentive. Stage...
| Dec 25, 2014
| 5:51 PM
NFL Hail Mary
1975 NFC Divisional Playoffs — Dallas 17, Minnesota 14: Cowboys quarterback Roger Staubach throws a 50-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Drew Pearson to defeat the Vikings. Staubach's postgame comments about the play are thought...
| Dec 27, 2014
| 4:31 PM
The San Diego Chargers fight to the finish, even when they're already done.
Since Philip Rivers took over as starting quarterback in 2006, the Chargers are 8-0 in regular-season finales. They ultimately lose in the playoffs, but have a pristine record...
| Dec 15, 2014
PHILADELPHIA — Chip Kelly might have a decision to make in the wake of Sunday night's 38-27 loss to the Cowboys at the Linc.
Nick Foles, who started the season as the No. 1 quarterback, broke his left collarbone in the Nov. 2 win over the Texans,...