| 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...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 5:32 AM
1. Will the Dolphins' line get to Matt Stafford? Detroit has given up the fifth-most sacks in the league this year (24), and that pressure is part of the reason why Stafford has an unimpressive 86.5 rating. The return of receiver Calvin Johnson will help....
| Nov 9, 2014
| 4:08 PM
In the end, there was no magic or mystery to the Dolphins' 20-16 loss at Ford Field on Sunday.
And safety Reshad Jones, who was beaten by running back Theo Riddick on the game-winning touchdown reception with 29 seconds left, knew that better than...
| Nov 9, 2014
| 12:17 PM
1. Detroit held up in the final minutes of a slugfest. The Dolphins didn't in a loss that hurts. That's really the way to boil an old-fashioned day of tough defenses and big names playing big that came with everything but a standing 10-count.
| Nov 11, 2014
| 11:22 AM
Miami Dolphins cornerback Cortland Finnegan, who sustained a left ankle injury in Sunday’s 20-16 loss at Detroit, wasn’t at the portion of Tuesday’s walk-through practice media is allowed to watch.
Left guard Daryn Colledge, who missed...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 5:23 PM
Former professional wrestler Ric Flair has a legendary catch phrase that fits Mike Pouncey's persona, and his goals as an NFL player.
Before Flair's high-profile matches he'd tell his opponent: "To be the man, you've got to beat the man!"
Flair was on...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 4:20 PM
For the first time since 1998, UCLA has defeated California at Memorial Stadium in Berkeley.
It was an ugly game that was closer than it should have been for the Bruins, who ended up winning the game, 36-34, nonetheless. The victory snapped a two-game...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 2:55 PM
MINNEAPOLIS -- With two of the Detroit Lions' best players on offense injured and ruled out against the Minnesota Vikings, the defense made sure their presence wasn't needed.
Detroit stifled, harassed and physically dominated the Vikings' offense on...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 4:06 PM
Every week, former Bears fullback Jason McKie tackles four true-false questions facing the team—some serious, some far from it.
NFL players should give up tweeting during the season.
You have free will and freedom of speech....
| Oct 6, 2014
| 6:39 PM
My guess is the Bears won’t have much cap space next year, but the recent Adam Schefter piece mentions Chicago as a Ndamukong Suh landing spot. Is this a pipe dream? -- @Tommy_Dobbs from Twitter
The Bears are going to have plenty of salary cap...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 10:43 PM
The Times' NFL writer, Sam Farmer, examines this week's matchups. Lines according to Glantz-Culver (O/U = over/under). Last week's record 8-5 (.615); season 39-22 (.639). Using point spreads with the scores Farmer predicted, the record against the...