| Nov 10, 2014
This was supposed to be the year the Carolina Panthers took a big step forward. Well, the step they've taken has been a big one, but it's in the wrong direction.
The Panthers finished 12-4 last season, the second best record in the NFC, and finished...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 7:51 PM
Ndamukong Suh has cultivated a relationship with Warren Buffett but won't need advice from one of the world's wealthiest men to strike it big.
The Lions defensive tackle will cash in with a new deal after this season and could eclipse the $51.8...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 10:33 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 9-7 (.563); season 122-69-1 (.639). Using point spreads with the scores Farmer predicted, the record against the...
| Nov 30, 2014
| 7:12 PM
On a Sunday when Aaron Rodgers and Tom Brady squared off for the first time in their illustrious NFL careers, and Johnny Manziel scored for the first time in his less-than-illustrious rookie season, it was another first that kept the San Diego Chargers in...
| Nov 10, 2014
— A huge component of the Philadelphia Eagles' sustained success for so long under coach Chip Kelly's predecessor, Andy Reid, was the consistent quality of play delivered by their backup quarterbacks.
The same dynamic is unfolding under Kelly as...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 4:00 PM
The most intriguing NFL matchup of Week 14 will start with headsets and end with a handshake.
It's Seattle's Pete Carroll versus Philadelphia's Chip Kelly, former college coaching rivals now among the league's most innovative defensive and offensive...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 8:07 PM
The 0-2 New York Giants will try to put a screeching halt to their winless streak this today when they host the 2-0 Houston Texans at MetLife Stadium.
It's not going to be easy for the Giants, who have yet to fully click on either side of the ball,...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 2:59 PM
Information for this report was obtained from NFL scouts.
Muhammad Wilkerson, 24, is a disruptive pass-rushing threat who can have success lining up anywhere along the line. He was ejected from last week's game at Green Bay for throwing punches and also...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 4:25 PM
As someone who has run numerous races, including the Chicago Marathon, I consider myself to be in good shape.
To prove it, I headed to Microsoft's offices downtown to test the new Gatorade Sports Performance workout training program, which launches...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 6:18 PM
Last week in parenthesis.
1. Seahawks 1-0 (1): If you needed a statement on their resolve to repeat as champions, it was delivered at the Packers' expense.
2. Broncos 1-0 (2): DeMarcus Ware looked healthy and energized and that wasn't always the...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 9:00 AM
A new NFL season is dawning and the heirarchy of power in the AFC South is looking pretty familiar. The Colts are still the team to beat, but the Texans are poised to make an improvement over last year's dismal campaign.
The predicted order of finish:...