| Aug 14, 2011
| 2:28 PM
Cam Newton wasn't spectacular in his NFL debut with the Carolina Panthers - and he may not need to be to win the starting job - but he certainly gave hope that he can be the dynamic player this franchise desperately needs at quarterback.
| Sep 1, 2011
| 12:00 PM
My apologies for interruptions in this week's blog schedule. I was actually doing real reporting for a change. (I know, crazy talk.) But I still had time to stay on top of my many fantasy football leagues. I completed another draft last week, and I have...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 10:30 AM
In early August, when I released my monthly power rankings at the start of the preseason, some of you said it was too early to gauge how the NFL's 32 teams stack up against each other. Too early for power rankings? Psssh. A little premature speculation...
| Mar 30, 2011
| 9:00 AM
The scouting combine and most pro day workouts have been completed, and with the NFL draft just a few weeks away, there has been a significant amount of shuffling in my third NFL mock draft of the offseason.
It all starts at the top, where a pair of...
| Apr 19, 2011
| 8:19 AM
The first round of the 2011 NFL draft takes place in New York City next Thursday with plenty of uncertainty and intrigue -- and indifference from some disenchanted fans -- as the football freeze unthaws for draft weekend.
It will be interesting to see...
| Dec 23, 2010
| 10:52 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) - There was no drama, no surprises. The
Pittsburgh Steelers are closing in on a division title and a bye in the first round of the playoffs, and the Carolina Panthers provided little resistance.
Ben Roethlisberger showed off Pittsburgh's...
| Jan 7, 2011
| 8:13 PM
Orlando Dr. Phillips running back Dee Hart won one of the biggest award's he'll ever win Friday night when he was named the 2011 U.S. Army National Player of the Year.
Hart ran for a Florida state record 50 touchdowns this season, while also rushing...
| May 19, 2011
| 2:00 PM
Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco had a fine season in 2010, passing for 3,622 yards and 25 touchdowns. He led the Ravens to another playoff win, but he literally caved under pressure in the 31-24 loss to the Steelers in the AFC divisional round. Flacco was...
| Nov 12, 2010
| 3:50 PM
To fully understand AJ Pule's maturation process, one must first look back more than a year and remember the Hoover High football team's season opener against Sierra Vista.
A knee injury knocked Pule, then only a 15-year-old junior and the Tornadoes'...
| Dec 5, 2010
| 4:30 PM
A trio of touchdowns from Marshawn Lynch and a nearly perfect third quarter made up for one miserable half by the Seattle Seahawks.
Against hapless Carolina, that was more than enough. Lynch scored on a pair of 1-yard runs in the third quarter,...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 8:40 PM
SAN ANTONIO, TX — The U.S. Army All-American Bowl Selection Committee has announced Dorial Green-Beckham as the 2012 U.S. Army Player of the Year, given to the nation’s most outstanding senior in high school football. The announcement was made...