| Oct 8, 2012
| 10:33 AM
The Week in Sports from around the world....
| Dec 31, 2012
| 4:19 PM
— By the time the 2012 season began to unravel for the Philadelphia Eagles a quarter of the way in, the players and coaches were pretty much powerless to stop it. The fuse for this time bomb had been activated long before by a perfect storm of...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 11:05 AM
Every Monday morning, the day after my favorite day of the week but still hours before that week’s slate of games officially wraps up with “Monday Night Football,” I will bring you my weekly premature NFL power rankings.
| Sep 18, 2012
| 5:30 PM
Each week, Baltimore Sun reporters Aaron Wilson and Matt Vensel will look back at the Ravens’ previous game and that of their next opponent. Here's a look at the Patriots' 20-18 loss to the Eagles. (For a look at the Ravens' game against...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 7:44 PM
— Put Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie on the inside, and you have what you had last year.
Put him on the outside, and he becomes one of the top cover cornerbacks in the NFL.
It's that simple, really, for the Philadelphia Eagles veteran who mostly...
| Sep 24, 2012
After the first two weeks of the NFL season, we could have surmised:
The San Francisco 49ers and San Diego Chargers were very good.
The Oakland Raiders were very bad.
The Arizona Cardinals were very lucky.
But Sunday, oh, how the West was spun....
| Sep 24, 2012
| 8:25 PM
— There is a way out of this, hopeless as the Philadelphia Eagles' offensive line and backs looked trying to protect quarterback Michael Vick in Sunday's disgraceful 27-6 loss to the Arizona Cardinals.
Steps can be taken to overcome the lack of...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 4:03 PM
The Ravens made two moves this offseason to secure the futures of two of the organization’s better young players, but they have one prominent name still in line for a contract extension before the start of the 2012-13 season: quarterback Joe Flacco....
| Dec 21, 2012
The big-picture stuff going on in Lake Forest is juicier than it has been in years. To my delight, that's not going to change for many weeks.
Who coaches the Bears in 2013 is a much more meaningful, more layered conversation than if Lovie Smith's...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 4:58 PM
1. Texans (1 last week): We will find out all we need to know about this team Monday night when they visit the Patriots.
2. Broncos (4): As if having Peyton Manning doesn't give them enough of an offensive advantage, now they have Mitch Unrein too.
| Aug 17, 2012
| 9:01 AM
About four years ago I was trying to explain to my then 8-year old daughter (who is a rabid football fan) that all the predictions, prognostications and pre-season bluster from so-called "experts" was about as accurate as flipping a coin. So, to prove...