| Dec 28, 2012
| 3:24 PM
Hours before being named to his second Pro Bowl in as many years, Cincinnati Bengals defensive tackle Geno Atkins took a moment to reflect on his first trip to the star-studded event in Hawaii.
After completing a sophomore season that included tying...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 3:02 PM
Dean Pees wanted to believe nothing needed to change. This was the Ravens' defense, after all, and it isn't easy to overhaul a group that has long been one of the league's best.
It didn't matter that Ray Lewis and Lardarius Webb were out, that Terrell...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 3:00 AM
This NFL offseason represents the 10-year anniversary of the inception of the "Rooney Rule." The rule, named after Pittsburgh Steelers' Chairman Dan Rooney, requires teams to interview minority candidates for all head coaching and senior football...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 3:11 PM
The following are previews on area athletes and coaches in the National Football League for the 2013 season.
REID DONS NEW CAP
Sometimes all it takes is a change of scenery.
After spending all of last season on the hot seat with the Philadelphia...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 4:43 PM
Those old jokes about Cincinnati Bengals owner Mike Brown supposedly being a miser too cheap to spend what it takes to win no longer seem to apply.
Brown has spent a lot of money expanding his scouting department in recent years, and he made another...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 3:23 AM
I'm on record predicting Super Bowl XLVIII will be nicknamed the Manning Bowl because Archie Manning's two sons will battle for NFL supremacy.
Peyton Manning's seven touchdown performance in the NFL opener against the Super Bowl champion Baltimore...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 9:41 AM
Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome is among the front office executives scheduled to speak at an NFL career development symposium at the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.
The symposium is scheduled for May 6 to May 8....
| Oct 5, 2013
| 5:08 PM
Cleveland Browns management had supposedly given up on this season three weeks ago when they traded running back Trent Richardson to the Indianapolis Colts in exchange for a first-round draft pick.
The conventional thinking was Browns CEO Joe Banner and...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 6:05 PM
The revolving door has spun around once again in Cleveland, revealing yet another quarterback change for the Browns.
For Sunday’s game against the undefeated Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium, Jason Campbell steps under center to start an...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 1:30 PM
HAMPTON — Mike Tomlin's annual homecoming produced the expected result: mobilizing the local chapter of Steelers Nation and providing a celebrity boost for a favorite cause.
Tomlin, the Peninsula native and Pittsburgh Steelers' head coach,...
| Nov 17, 2011
| 7:00 PM
Prior to this season, the prevailing thought was that the Pittsburgh Steelers were the mountain that Joe Flacco had yet to conquer.
That has obviously changed after the quarterback led the Ravens to their first regular-season sweep of the Steelers...