| Sep 2, 2014
| 5:54 PM
Maybe the greatest fallacy surrounding the Bears in 2014 is the idea that the offseason rebuild of the defensive line will have the same effect that rebuilding the offensive line did last season.
It's great to see professional defensive linemen, no...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 6:29 AM
As the Bears prepare for Sunday’s season opener at Soldier Field, we asked Mark Gaughan, the longtime NFL beat writer at the Buffalo News, for his candid personal scouting report on the Bills. Here are four things you need to know before Sunday&...
| Aug 30, 2014
New England Patriots
2013: 12-4, first in AFC East
Last year in the playoffs: 2013
They're going all the way: Tight end Rob Gronkowski is (almost) back – he's still favoring his recovering right knee and is said to be 50/50 for the season...
| May 7, 2014
| 6:40 PM
The mystery and magic of Johnny Manziel was, you never quite knew where the elusive Texas A&M quarterback was going to wind up.
Sort of like now.
Will the Houston Texans make him the No. 1 pick in the NFL draft? Is he a fit for Jacksonville at No. 3,...
| May 8, 2014
| 2:30 PM
The Houston Texans aren’t spoiling the suspense this time.
Unlike eight years ago, when they last had the No. 1 pick in the NFL draft, the Texans aren’t tipping their hand about who they will select first overall Thursday night at Radio City...
| May 9, 2014
| 9:14 AM
Seattle’s victory in Super Bowl XLVIII underscored how important it is to have a solid defense, and how a top-shelf defense generally trumps a phenomenal offense.
That philosophy was reflected in the NFL draft Thursday as a record nine defensive...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 10:07 AM
Peyton Manning isn't the guy you want to bring up if you're looking for a little lively debate among the folks who pick the Associated Press' All-Pro football team.
All 50 of them think he's the best quarterback in the NFL this season. And it's hard...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 2:36 PM
When new Cleveland Browns coach Mike Pettine first started working for the Ravens, he did all of the grunt work.
Pettine joined former Ravens coach Brian Billick's staff in 2002 after a successful stint as a high school coach in Pennsylvania. He was...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 9:47 AM
Prediction: Patriots 24, Dolphins 23
Comment: Strange to say, the Dolphins match up well with the Patriots' injury-riddled defense and offense-in-flux. If it was in the South Florida sun, I'd pick them. As it is, this will be...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 3:49 PM
The final phase of NFL scouting has begun. Many of the teams are now flying prospects to their complexes to get a closer look.
The collegiate career, All-Star games, scouting combine, and on-campus pro scouting days are all complete. This final phase...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 2:12 PM
The Ravens have been fined $20,000 by the NFL for violating the league's procedures for reporting injury information, a punishment stemming from failing to list free safety Ed Reed on the injury report, according to an NFL spokesman.
The NFL made a...