| Oct 27, 2014
| 10:12 PM
The synchronicity is striking.
Sunday's slate of NFL games features NFC and AFC showdowns between the division leaders in the East and West. Dallas, which is still in first in the NFC East despite losing to Washington on Monday night, plays host to...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 9:29 PM
— Just like their meeting a year ago, the Philadelphia Eagles and Arizona Cardinals played a game on Sunday that came down to the final minute.
Only this time it was the Cardinals who emerged with a victory, scoring on a 75-yard bomb from Carson...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 7:53 PM
Playing defense against the Arizona Cardinals used to be pretty easy, at least in concept. Opposing teams would simply blanket All-Pro wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald with double or triple coverage and take their chances with the rest of the Cardinals...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 1:53 AM
Pittsburgh tailback James Conner looked every bit the All-American in this season’s first four games, rushing for 699 yards, scoring nine touchdowns and averaging 6.4 yards per carry. He wasn’t Tony Dorsett – that’s an unattainable...
| Oct 13, 2014
GLENDALE, Ariz. — With the losses mounting, first-year coach Jay Gruden recently conceded that the Washington Redskins are a team still searching for its identity.
After Sunday's mistake-filled 30-20 loss to the Arizona Cardinals, that identity...
| Oct 12, 2014
Logan Thomas throwing a touchdown pass before Johnny Manziel? Three NFC East teams with winning records? Those are among the improbable storylines as the NFL season's Week 6 hits overdrive Sunday.
Dallas' afternoon visit to Super Bowl champion Seattle...
| Oct 11, 2014
| 9:55 PM
A funeral doesn't sound like a good way to motivate a losing football team.
Well, maybe if it's the type of service Tony Sparano held this week as interim coach of the Oakland Raiders, burying a football at the practice facility of the 0-4 team to...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 12:12 PM
All that time I spent pumping up Danny Woodhead last week and he goes and breaks a leg (it's a figurative well-wish before a big performance, Danny, not a to-do list). Maybe it's me. I also recommended Minnesota's Matt Cassel, who promptly broke several...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 8:16 AM
Virginia Tech hurried Shane Carden into the second-worst completion percentage of his East Carolina career Saturday. The Hokies sacked him four times, foiled him on 10-of-15 third downs and owned the ball for 13 more minutes.
If ever a victory formula...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 7:50 PM
Unfazed by the challenge of knocking off the defending Super Bowl champions, the San Diego Chargers leaned on a nostalgic combination to beat the Seattle Seahawks, 30-21, before a raucous, sun-splashed crowd at Qualcomm Stadium.
Philip Rivers to Antonio...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 2:15 PM
By Patti Traina, The Sports Xchange
East Rutherford, N.J. — Arizona Cardinals quarterback Drew Stanton, who was pressed into making his fifth career start this week after starter Carson Palmer was unable to throw the ball, didn't exactly light...