| Mar 2, 2015
| 7:44 PM
If the Bears want to take one giant leap to solve a long-standing issue at safety, a pricey fix will likely be available.
The Patriots exercised their franchise tag on kicker Stephen Gostkowski before Monday's deadline, meaning free safety Devin...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 4:16 PM
By the time the Philadelphia Eagles attack the NFL Draft at the end of April, they'll presumably have a much clearer vision of the players they need most at all positions. As far as the secondary goes, it could be that they solve all or most of their...
| Dec 7, 2014
| 4:28 PM
Mired in a season headed the wrong direction down a one-way street, it's difficult to imagine a team in a more disappointing position than the Bears.
The Raiders, Redskins, Jets, Bucs and a handful of other teams have worse records, but none of them...
| Nov 23, 2014
| 1:54 PM
Some sports name three stars of the game after the game. I'll do that one better: I'm going to name them before the Ravens even play. These will be the three stars of the game when the Ravens travel to the site of their Super Bowl XLVII win in New Orleans...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 8:35 PM
With more than six minutes remaining in Thursday's game between the Dolphins and Buffalo, fans at Sun Life Stadium started heading for the exits. At the two-minute almost half of the 71,573 fans were gone at Sun Life Stadium.
Both were good signs for...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 5:25 PM
There were no punts by the New Orleans Saints, but there was a swift kick on their way out of Detroit.
The year was 2008, and the Lions were one loss away from the inevitable — the only 0-16 season in NFL history. The Saints had just humiliated...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 10:01 AM
Do you think the Bears ever made an offer to Kyle Orton? -- @drewmolina from Twitter
I don’t know if the Bears ever made an offer to Orton, but I doubt it only because he got a substantial contract from the Bills and I'm sure the agent let...
| May 4, 2014
| 9:00 PM
The draft will be held Thursday, Friday and Saturday in New York. Times NFL writer Sam Farmer examines team needs by division. Today, the South divisions:
In a division with Cam Newton and Drew Brees, there's even more of a premium in...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 9:09 PM
2013: 10-6, first.
Last in playoffs: 2013.
They're going all the way: QB Nick Foles is coming off an unbelievable season, with 27 touchdown passes and just two interceptions. LeSean McCoy is the defending rushing champion and the...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 1:00 PM
With Drew Brees leading the way, it looks like the New Orleans Saints will win the NFC South this season, edging second-place Carolina.
1. NEW ORLEANS
2013 | 11-5, 2nd in South
Last year in playoffs | 2013
Going all the way: The schedule sets up...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 5:13 PM
1. Seahawks: It has been a decade since the Patriots were the last franchise to repeat in 2003 and 2004. Seattle is primed to give it a real shot and will have Percy Harvin the entire season.
2. Broncos: The offense should remain atop the league and...