| Sep 11, 2011
Have the Eagles assembled the "Dream Team," or is this another fantasy football roster built to disappoint?
That's just one of the pressing questions heading into this NFL season.
A few of the others:
Did the lockout truly favor those teams with an...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 8:03 PM
Chris Johnson was rolling, and the Titans were ready to ride him to a playoff victory against the Ravens.
Then something happened that remains etched in the minds of the Titans and their fans. Several defenders had the rookie running back stopped when he...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 8:59 PM
Pro football reporter Sam Farmer breaks down the games.
Last week: 11-5 Against the spread: 6-9-1
Bears (1-0) at Saints (0-1), noon
TV: WFLD-Ch. 32
Line: Saints by 7 Over/under: 471/2
Bears were very sharp in opener, particularly on...
| Jan 22, 2012
| 4:03 PM
Joe Paterno, the Ivy League-educated coach who transformed sleepy Penn State University into a national football power with an academics-based philosophy only to see his career end abruptly and his legacy tarnished by a child sex abuse scandal involving a...
| Jan 23, 2012
During a six-decade career, Joe Paterno transformed sleepy Penn State University into a national football power, creating a legacy that no one thought could be beaten — or tarnished.
But the Ivy League-educated coach who demanded that his players...
| Oct 4, 2011
| 12:00 PM
Desperation might be setting in inside your fantasy locker room if your squad is 1-3 or 0-4 at the quarter pole, especially if you’re in a cutthroat league where only four or six teams make it into the playoffs. We have enough data to see that...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 3:00 AM
Last Thursday, ESPN NFL draft analysts Mel Kiper Jr. and Todd McShay were asked to pick the one young quarterback with less than four years of NFL experience they would build a franchise around, and neither picked Joe Flacco. (Kiper selected the Detroit...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 3:00 AM
As has been documented, Joe Flacco ranks 31st in the NFL in completion percentage with a 49.3 success rate, and the Ravens’ signal caller is just one of four quarterbacks with at least two starts who has completed less than half of his passes....
| Nov 12, 2011
| 3:10 PM
Watching the Penn State students tear up their campus in support of football coach Joe Paterno was a shocking sight this week.
College is supposed to be an incubator of ethics and values. The students evinced no concern for the fact their campus...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 6:23 PM
Jim Caldwell built his NFL reputation through a successful collaboration with Peyton Manning, reaching a Super Bowl as the Indianapolis Colts' head coach and winning another as the position coach for the star quarterback.
Since joining the Ravens as...
| May 25, 2012
| 9:00 AM
The past 12 months have been a bit of a whirlwind for new Ravens quarterback Curtis Painter. A year ago, he was expected to be the backup to Peyton Manning with the Indianapolis Colts, but Manning sat out the season with a neck injury. Kerry Collins was...