| Apr 21, 2015
| 5:20 AM
Zach Ertz's quest for greatness led him to three of the NFL's all-time best as mentors this offseason. But his search for one wouldn't have happened had he not met Ronnie Lott.
A mutual friend brought Lott to dinner one day in January. Ertz, of course,...
| Apr 20, 2015
| 2:00 PM
Only one Ravens player made the NFL Players Association's top 50 list for jersey sales for the past fiscal year.
Quarterback Joe Flacco was 36th on the list, released Tuesday by the union, and ranked behind 14 other quarterbacks in the sales rankings....
| Apr 16, 2015
| 6:10 AM
1. Sometimes you just have to say the obvious when listening to the inanity around: Sedate me if the Dolphins take a guard with the 14th pick overall. Just sedate me. I don't even know where to start with this. But here's a good point: There are only...
| Mar 30, 2015
| 9:07 PM
The Ravens are nearly a month into free agency and haven't signed a tight end, a position integral to their West Coast offense. But Hall of Famer Shannon Sharpe says it is only a matter of time.
It's not a matter of who, or even when.
"Oh, Oz [general...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 8:40 AM
The Ravens are dealing with some uncertainty at the tight end position because starter Owen Daniels is a free agent and Dennis Pitta's career is in doubt because of a recurring hip problem.
So, the team is exploring its options at the position in the...
| Jan 31, 2015
| 4:46 PM
Football pumps will cringe in fear. Ragged hoodies will run and hide. "Cheaters" can start making plans for an Emmy.
I hate writing this as much as I hate Tom Brady's smug grin under that silly ski cap, but I have no choice.
Super Bowl XLIX —...
| Jan 4, 2015
| 8:40 PM
— Face down on the turf, Tony Romo pounded his hands into the ground like a petulant child.
Frustrated by a season-ending failure? Far from it. The quarterback was celebrating after giving the Dallas Cowboys the lead in a comeback victory....
| Jan 4, 2015
| 7:10 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas — Seventeen unanswered points and one questionable no-call sent the Lions tumbling out of the postseason, the Cowboys on to Lambeau Field and prompted conspiracy theorists everywhere to point out the obvious — the NFL loves...
| Dec 6, 2014
It is hard to overcome the loss of one of your playmaking wide receivers as the Bears were forced to do Thursday night when Brandon Marshall exited in the second quarter with two fractured ribs and a lung injury.
The Bears were short-handed in other...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 10:29 PM
There were moments earlier this season when the Bears defense showed potential to improve, that an offseason's worth of roster rebuilding could restore their tarnished reputation.
The second half comeback against the 49ers in Week 2, for example, gave...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 10:20 PM
A quarterback's best friend is an effective running back, and Tony Romo has one of the best in DeMarco Murray.
Murray rushed for 179 yards on 32 carries (5.6 average) with one touchdown Thursday night and caught nine passes for 49 yards in the Cowboys'...