| Jan 21, 2015
| 3:22 PM
Long before Deflate-gate, Bill Belichick replaced New York Jets coach Bill Parcells as the Pro Bowl coach. This was after the 1998 season. The Jets were AFC runner-ups and health reasons made Parcells cede to Belichick, his defensive coordinator.
| Jan 21, 2015
| 8:00 AM
Move over "Deflate-Gate," the Bucs-scuff scandal might be even more shocking.
It's probably been a while since anyone has heard much from former NFL quarterback Brad Johnson, but it makes sense that he would choose now to share how he paid to have...
| Jan 18, 2015
| 11:22 AM
The Bears landed the best coach available.
Now John Fox has to be better than he ever has been.
Twice Fox has turned around franchises in worse disarray than these 5-11 Bears, if you can believe that. True fact.
He fixed the 1-15 Panthers and had...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 7:39 AM
What are the chances of landing a Bill Cowher or Jon Gruden for the Bears head coach? -- @grimreality90 from Twitter
Gruden has effectively taken himself out of play with a new contract from ESPN to broadcast the Monday night games and Cowher looks...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 7:28 AM
Here are the point spreads for this weekend's NFL playoff games:
Home teams are in CAPS.
FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG OVER/UNDER WHEN
PITTSBURGH 3 Baltimore 45 8:15 Sat
| Dec 30, 2014
| 1:55 PM
ALAMEDA, Calif -- Add Pat Shurmur's name to the list of candidates competing with interim coach Tony Sparano to become head coach of the Oakland Raiders.
Shurmur is offensive coordinator of the Philadelphia Eagles and has head-coaching experience with...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 8:52 AM
Here are the betting lines for Sunday's and Monday night's NFL games with HOME TEAMS in CAPS:
FAVORITE SPREAD UNDERDOG OVER/UNDER
KC CHIEFS 10 Oakland 41.5
BALTIMORE 14 ...
| Dec 14, 2014
| 6:34 PM
In response to a 41-10 rout by the Panthers last Sunday, Saints coach Sean Payton called 10 underachieving players into his office and put them on notice.
Payton benched safety Kenny Vaccaro, a first-round draft pick who talked openly of being on "red...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 7:24 AM
All the speculation about Jon Gruden possibly returning to coach in the NFL was squashed Monday night, when ESPN announced he signed a multi-year contract extension to remain at the network.
ESPN play-by-play announcer Mike Tirico made the...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 8:34 PM
In a stunning act of either ignorance or defiance — perhaps both — Bears coach Marc Trestman benched quarterback Jay Cutler in favor of backup Jimmy Clausen.
More than just a change on the depth chart, the quarterback switch figures to...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 10:55 AM
First, a quick note of thanks, again, to Sports Illustrated.
If you believe in the SI jinx, and Lord knows you should, they just screwed us.
They put Jon Lester on the cover before he pitched even one inning for the Cubs.
I want to say the last time...