| Sep 21, 2011
| 7:42 PM
That little post-game meeting Monday at MetLife Stadium between Rams owner Stan Kroenke and head coach Steve Spagnuolo has been wildly and widely misinterpreted.
More than anything, Kroenke was oblivious to NFL protocol. Head coaches are obligated by the...
| Sep 24, 2011
| 10:01 PM
It's hard to find a quiet moment when you're a head coach in the NFL.
Your time, especially during the season, feels scripted, almost down to the minute. There are meetings and phone calls to conduct, practices and drills to oversee, video to analyze and...
| Oct 4, 2011
The following are odds and ends from the local sports scene.
LEAD AGAINST 49ERS
Sports talk radio in and news media in Philadelphia generated plenty of negative buzz Monday, following the Philadelphia Eagles — considered a Super...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 12:00 PM
A month into the 2011 season, the 3-1 Ravens have established themselves as one of the early favorites to play in the Super Bowl in February. They manhandled the two teams that played in last season’s AFC championship -- the Pittsburgh Steelers...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 5:45 PM
Paul Johnson had grown tired of the question.
It was 2008, and the former Navy coach — entering his first season at Georgia Tech — was repeatedly asked by the media whether the option-based offense he ran so successfully at Navy would...
| Oct 9, 2011
| 11:56 PM
I must be crazy - because I heard the Seahawks won a game on the East Coast today!
And I must be nuts because an undrafted rookie free agent caught the winning pass!
Let’s put this win in perspective. For all the mistakes and untimely turnovers...
| Apr 27, 2011
| 1:07 PM
Michael Vick won't appear on the cover of the Madden 12 football video game. In voting on the ESPN.com website, Vick lost out to Cleveland running back Peyton Hillis in the final head-to-head match of the 32-player tournament.
Vick had advanced to the...
| Dec 26, 2010
| 4:46 PM
With the New York Giants losing at Green Bay. The Philadelphia Eagles win the NFC East. The Birds will play their postponed game versus the Minnesota Vikings on Tuesday night in Philadelphia at 8pm.
| Jan 7, 2011
| 1:59 PM
From Henry Jordan to Lawrence Taylor, Shaun Gayle to Todd Kelly, Antoine Bethea to Mike Tomlin, Peninsula athletes have collected a fair share of Super Bowl rings.
As the NFL playoffs kick off Saturday, the question becomes whether that collection will...
| Jan 10, 2011
| 2:28 PM
"Okay, we'll talk about yesterday to start with here. I mentioned that there were some good things and there were some things we need to work on. Obviously the third down situation on both sides of the ball was a huge factor and we have to do a better job...
| Jan 20, 2011
| 1:36 PM
Another honor came Michael Vick's way Thursday when the Maxwell Club of Philadlephia names the Eagles' quarterback as the winner of the 52nd annual Bert Bell Award as the most outstanding professional football player of the year.
Vick completed an...