| Sep 12, 2013
| 4:22 PM
The NFL Network had a show devoted to the Pro Football Hall of Fame candidates for 2014 on Wednesday night, a show called "Hall of Fame: The Contenders" in which the analysts talked about the new candidates who will be considered on Feb. 1 when next year'...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 2:14 PM
TAMPA — Since Football 101 seems to be a serious issue with the Tampa Bay Bucs, we offer some vocabulary basics.
Hobson's Choice is defined as the "necessity of accepting one of two or more equally objectionable alternatives." This obviously fits...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 8:00 PM
Talk about a quarterback scramble.
Through the first seven weeks of the NFL season, nine teams have started at least two quarterbacks — Minnesota has started three — and this weekend you'll be able to add Chicago and St. Louis to that list....
| Sep 12, 2013
| 8:42 PM
The Philadelphia Eagles have an even higher gear, and Coach Chip Kelly is determined to find it.
Yes, the team that tore off 53 plays in the first half of Monday's 33-27 victory at Washington — more than the 49 plays the Carolina Panthers ran...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 5:59 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Matt Barkley hasn't even played in his first NFL exhibition game, and already the Philadelphia Eagles rookie quarterback has his ring.
It's made of black rubber, and he wears it on his left hand, a temporary wedding band Barkley...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 2:14 PM
As Vikings free safety Marc Trestman jumped up after delivering a hard hit that leveled Chargers running back Johnny Rodgers, he got lost in the moment.
This was a meaningless NFL exhibition in 1979 and Trestman a mere undrafted rookie fighting for a...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 6:10 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Chip Kelly's star receiver at the University of New Hampshire had a standard comeback when a defensive player talked trash.
Recalled record-breaking pass catcher David Ball: "Whenever they would chirp, the only thing I would say...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 4:51 PM
The national appeal of the Bears always ranks high with the networks. CBS is making the most of its two Bears games this season, and it will send its No. 1 crew of Jim Nantz and Phil Simms to Soldier Field for Sunday's season opener against the Bengals....
| Sep 3, 2013
| 6:50 PM
In keeping with tradition, the NFL sent questionnaires to its eight new head coaches during the off-season, quizzing them on random topics. Among the questions was, "Who has the hardest job in football?"
Answered Chip Kelly of the Philadelphia Eagles:...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 7:05 PM
The question was innocuous enough.
But it struck a nerve with Marc Trestman during his lengthy introductory news conference in January.
"Based on the pieces you have in place, do you anticipate any major changes by bringing in a new defensive...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 4:28 AM
Quarterback Club members (from left) Mark Lechmanik, Rob Stewart, Scott Sautter and Gary Uzelac (right) are all from the 1978-82 era of Lafayette football, as was the guy who took the photo, Hal Hocking. They reunited at last Saturday's Maroon......