| Jul 17, 2013
| 1:55 PM
As the opening of NFL training camps creeps closer, so does confrontation with critical concerns on top teams. The outcome of these issues will have a major impact on the drama and results of the 2013 season.
Some of the teams expecting to contend for...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 8:22 PM
When one of the most controversial calls in NFL history took place, Laird Hayes wasn't watching it during the Monday Night Football telecast.
Hayes, a Newport Beach resident and an NFL side judge entering his 18th season, said he was watching the movie,...
| Aug 18, 2012
| 8:26 PM
The following are updates on area athletes active in the National Football League.
Former Burroughs High standout and current Jacksonville Jaguars offensive lineman Eben Britton has remained healthy and is looking like his old...
| Sep 1, 2012
| 5:43 PM
The following are previews on area athletes and coaches in the National Football League for the 2012-13 season.
REID ALREADY ON
Even as the Philadelphia Eagles defeated the New York Jets, 28-10, at home on Thursday night in their final...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 8:05 AM
This week, each of the 32 NFL teams will start their seasons with renewed hope and dozens of reasons -- real or imagined -- to believe that they will be the ones leaving their sweaty fingerprints on the Lombardi Trophy at season’s end. But let&...
| Feb 5, 2012
| 7:22 PM
Matt Vensel, Sports Blitz: A fun game down to the whistle, this one was eerily reminiscent of the last times these teams met in the Super Bowl. Eli Manning -- who said before the season the he was elite and lived up to it -- was so cool down the stretch...
| Feb 5, 2012
| 7:28 PM
I was supposed to review NBC's telecast of the Super Bowl itself. You know, what kind of job did Al Michaels, Cris Collinsworth and Bob Costas do? And I will deliver a short, fast version of that.
But you cannot review the Super Bowl without talking...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 6:15 PM
The football world's focus returns to Indianapolis this week, where more than 300 NFL hopefuls will participate in the annual scouting combine at Lucas Oil Stadium.
Starting Wednesday and running through next Tuesday, the event, which comes two weeks...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 5:00 AM
This is probably pretty obvious, but it’s important enough to mention that the next 32 hours will be huge in the Ravens’ quest to retain Pro Bowl left guard Ben Grubbs. The Ravens have made what both sides have acknowledged was a substantial...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 5:40 AM
At the NFL Scouting Combine late last month, Ravens coach John Harbaugh acknowledged something that was probably pretty obvious to anybody even remotely familiar with the team’s salary cap situation.
“I don’t see us spending high...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Jacques Rogge to speak at USC....