| Nov 18, 2014
| 11:16 AM
On a reasonably quiet weekend for Virginia-based NFL players, former William and Mary star Jonathan Grimes became a workhorse for Houston, averaging more than 4 yards per rush on his 13 carries as the Texans won in Cleveland.
| Dec 3, 2014
| 12:59 AM
A decade after he caught a touchdown pass from Bryan Randall that gave Virginia Tech the ACC championship in its first year in the conference, veteran receiver Eddie Royal is back in business with the San Diego Chargers.
The last of his nine catches...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 7:41 PM
Yet again, the San Diego Chargers are winning key games late in the regular season. This time, they can credit a lot of guys who are familiar with Virginia.
The Chargers looked all but finished Saturday night against the 49ers, trailing by 21 points...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 2:47 PM
Detroit Lions defensive lineman Ndamukong Suh's one-game suspension for stepping on the leg of Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has been overturned on appeal.
Instead of the suspension, appeals hearing officer Ted Cottrell ruled Tuesday...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 9:26 AM
Facing the possibility of starting their third quarterback in the past five games, the Houston Texans signed Case Keenum on Monday while awaiting word on rookie Tom Savage's knee injury.
Savage was forced into action Sunday at Indianapolis and was...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 10:29 PM
While Michael Vick and the Jets fell flat against the Bills in a game that was relocated from the Buffalo area to Detroit because of heavy snow in western New York, the week was otherwise mostly quiet for Virginia-area players.
The Giants' Rashad...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 6:33 PM
PITTSBURGH — On a day when style points didn't come from the Pittsburgh Steelers' throwback bumble-bee stripe uniforms, Ben Roethlisberger racked them up in multiples of 100.
Roethlisberger won his 100th career game in grand fashion, setting...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 5:04 PM
The marquee matchup in Sunday's Dolphins-Detroit Lions game might not be one of the glamorous ones — cornerback Brent Grimes vs. wide receiver Calvin Johnson, for example.
The marquee matchup might be the one in the trenches — Dolphins right...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 12:07 AM
NFL experts say the Patriots will struggle more with Jerod Mayo out of the lineup. Unfortunately, they'll have to find out, since Mayo was carted off the field at Buffalo on Sunday after hurting his knee while making his fifth tackle of the day.
| Oct 6, 2014
| 11:24 PM
Russell Wilson was at his elusive best during the Seattle Seahawks' 27-17 victory over the Washington Redskins at FedEx Field.
Wilson, who grew up in Richmond and had plenty of family members watching in person, rushed for 122 yards -- a Monday Night...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 7:57 AM
Now that the Houston Texans have cut former starting quarterback T.J. Yates, there's a lot of talk about whether he'll be reunited with Ravens offensive coordinator Gary Kubiak in Baltimore.
It makes a lot of sense.
Yates has made five regular-...