| Oct 5, 2014
| 7:40 PM
Kansas City's Alex Smith is in elite company.
And he's not happy about it.
He's among five quarterbacks selected No. 1 overall in the last 25 years who lost when facing their former team for the first time.
It happened to Drew Bledsoe when he played...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 8:35 PM
Veteran placekicker Matt Prater, released by the Denver Broncos last week, signed with the Detroit Lions on Tuesday.
According to multiple media reports, Prater landed a one-year contract. He won a free agent competition Tuesday in Allen Park, Mich.,...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 5:46 PM
ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- The Detroit Lions released kicker Alex Henery, coach Jim Caldwell announced during his Monday news conference, and the team will host three veterans in a workout Tuesday to find his replacement.
Henery missed three field-goal...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 12:31 PM
The Denver Broncos released veteran kicker and former UCF standout Matt Prater on Friday after he came off a four-game suspension.
"Parting ways with Matt Prater -- the longest-tenured player on our roster -- was a very difficult football decision,"...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 7:04 AM
The Denver Broncos will be without one of the NFL's top kickers for the first four games of the regular season.
Matt Prater was informed by the NFL that he must serve a four-game suspension for violating the league's substance abuse policy, the Denver...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 8:44 AM
The NFL and NFL Players Association reached agreement Wednesday to a revamped policy on performance-enhancing substances that includes the use of third-party arbitration appeals of positive tests and implementation of testing for human growth hormone....
| Jun 28, 2014
| 6:49 AM
The Ravens’ Justin Tucker has not only been one of the league’s best kickers in his first two seasons in the NFL, he’s also been one of its bigger bargains. Such is life when you originally make the team as an undrafted free agent....
| Sep 5, 2014
| 10:19 PM
Depth is a wonderful thing in football, but the old saying is when you have two quarterbacks, you don't have one.
With the 2014 season set to kick off, the Bears must be hoping that adage doesn't apply in a roundabout way to their safeties. They...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 9:15 AM
— Time and patience are running out for the Philadelphia Eagles to figure out their kicking situation. Their options aren't exactly the greatest, either.
Tuesday, before they took the field for practice, the news was already out that the New...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 6:04 PM
USC will play Fresno State in the Las Vegas Bowl, the Pac-12 Conference announced Sunday.
The Trojans, 9-4 overall, will play the 11-1 Bulldogs on Dec. 21 at Sam Boyd Stadium. Kickoff is at 12:30 p.m.
USC also is scheduled to play Fresno State in...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 4:19 PM
The forecast in Philadelphia on Sunday?
Shady, all day.
LeSean “Shady” McCoy, that is. He trampled Detroit in a driving snowstorm, running for a club-record 217 yards, with touchdowns of 57 and 40 yards. That, against a Lions defense...