| Aug 27, 2013
There will be a new look and new voice to open up every Sunday Night Football game on NBC this season. One of the new players to be featured with Carrie Underwood in the opening will be the Eagles' LeSean McCoy. That's a surprise since the Eagles, usually...
| Jan 7, 2012
| 8:08 AM
Lions' Johnson, Vikings Allen lead All-Pro voting.
Lions wide receiverCalvin Johnson and Vikings defensive end Jared Allen garnered the most votes for the 2011 NFL All-Pro team announced Friday.
Johnson and Allen each received 49 of 50 possible votes...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 8:11 AM
Ravens wide receiver Anquan Boldin is heading to Senegal along with Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald and Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy Whte for a relief effort with Oxfam America.
Boldin will spend the next three days working...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 5:30 AM
It is not Demaryius Thomas, the Broncos’ No. 1 receiver.
Nor is it Eric Decker, one of the best No. 2 receivers across the land.
“What will happen is you won’t be able to say one person’s name without saying the other,’&...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 11:00 AM
When the Ravens defeated the Houston Texans, 29-14, on Oct. 16, Houston was forced to play without wide receiver Andre Johnson, who missed the game because of a strained hamstring.
Ed Reed is aware that the defense dodged a bullet with Johnson’s...
| Dec 8, 2011
| 4:53 PM
In their pursuit of touchdowns, the Ravens have at times turned to deception inside the red zone — QB draws, halfback passes, even having Joe Flacco line up at wide receiver.
Usually, though, they try a more straight-ahead approach inside the 20-...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 10:05 AM
Are you ready for some … Tweeting?
It used to be enough to have a beer in hand and a bowl of chips in reach to watch a football game. Now it is a juggling act with drink, snacks and a smartphone.
A recent survey on sports and social media showed...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 10:30 AM
In early August, when I released my monthly power rankings at the start of the preseason, some of you said it was too early to gauge how the NFL's 32 teams stack up against each other. Too early for power rankings? Psssh. A little premature speculation...
| Sep 18, 2011
| 2:45 PM
The Ravens were flying high this week after their 35-7 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers in the season opener. But they crashed down to earth with a thud in an all-around ugly loss to the Tennessee Titans on Sunday afternoon. Here are my quick-hit thoughts...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 4:19 PM
Last week, the Ravens locked up their most important restricted free agent, cornerback Lardarius Webb, with a five-year contract extension. Meanwhile, the rival Pittsburgh Steelers are still reportedly experiencing headaches with their marquee...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 11:00 AM
The Associated Press NFL All-Pro teams were announced Friday, and three Ravens players were named to the first team: outside linebacker Terrell Suggs, defensive tackle Haloti Ngata and fullback Vonta Leach.
Suggs led the Ravens with 14 sacks in 2011, and...