| Dec 27, 2014
| 5:30 PM
Browns OLB Paul Kruger vs. Ravens OTs Marshal Yanda, James Hurst and Eugene Monroe: The Ravens will start two, but might have to use all three in the game. If Yanda plays right tackle, he will have moved from guard. In most situations it would be a...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 4:26 AM
Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears’ season ended Sunday with a 13-9 loss to the Minnesota Vikings at TCF Bank Stadium, the eighth loss in the last 10 games and likely the end of the Marc Trestman era.
1. Has Marc Trestman been using the wrong...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 2:08 PM
Ravens receiver Torrey Smith would never talk about a new contract during the season, but the postseason is money time for NFL players.
If you want fame, play well in the playoffs. If you want icon status, turn in impressive numbers throughout your...
| Dec 13, 2014
| 4:18 PM
Should Cleveland Browns rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel be taunted by the Cincinnati Bengals defense during his first NFL start Sunday, the former Heisman Trophy winner says he's now better equipped to maintain his composure.
Manziel lost control of...
| Dec 14, 2014
| 1:11 PM
CLEVELAND -- The Cincinnati Bengals spoiled the debut of Cleveland Browns rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel with a smothering defense and a strong running game to cruise to a 30-0 victory over their Ohio rival on Sunday afternoon.
Cincinnati piled up...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 1:04 PM
Big-game failures continue to mount for Cincinnati quarterback Andy Dalton, raising major questions about the Bengals' outlook and the six-year, $115 million maximum-value contract he signed in August.
Dalton's latest setback came Thursday night, when...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 4:54 PM
CLEVELAND -- When Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco left the huddle, his mind already was made up. If the Cleveland Browns gave him a certain look, he was throwing the ball to Steve Smith, the veteran receiver who the Ravens signed for these very moments....
| Sep 24, 2014
| 7:02 PM
Steve Smith started the healing process immediately after he left the Carolina Panthers' facility and returned to his Charlotte home.
Even though he anticipated his release by the only NFL organization that he had ever known, he was still angry and...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 6:50 PM
When Jimmy Smith was 13 years old, his older brother, Ryan Smalls, told him he would be a first-round draft pick and NFL cornerback one day.
“It's funny but I believed it,” said Smith, who never had played until his brother took him to an...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 11:46 AM
RAVENS PASSING GAME: In the victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers, Joe Flacco played safe and efficient football. Expect more of the same as the Ravens want him to avoid the slow starts that plagued him on the road last year. Steve Smith and the two...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 2:43 PM
In NFL locker rooms, respect isn't earned only on the field. The almighty dollar also helps.
When the Cleveland Browns signed Pro Bowl cornerback Joe Haden to a five-year, $68 million contract in May that included $45 million guaranteed, it affirmed his...