| Sep 7, 2014
| 5:30 AM
When Mychal Kendricks explodes from his inside linebacker position, bad things happen to the opposition.
Footballs are jarred loose, tipped in the air or scooped up by No. 95. Quarterbacks are sacked. Ball carriers are smothered and tight ends covered....
| Jul 28, 2014
| 10:45 AM
Washington Redskins general manager Bruce Allen recently told ESPN 950 that quarterback Robert Griffin III was rushed back from a knee injury last season.
After throwing 20 touchdown passes and just five interceptions in 15 games as a rookie, Griffin III...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 5:00 PM
ATLANTA -- Matt Bryant kicked a 51-yarder field goal on the final play of regulation, then booted a 52-yarder in overtime to give the Atlanta Falcons a 37-34 victory over the New Orleans Saints.
In another thriller between the NFC South rivals Sunday,...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 4:03 AM
The New York Giants debut their new-look offense with hopes of avoiding a repeat of their horrific start to the 2013 campaign when they visit the Detroit Lions on Monday night in the season opener for both teams.
New York put itself out of playoff...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 7:10 PM
Saturday morning, Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski will be doused with a bucket of ice and near-frozen water. It will almost certainly mess up the few strands of hair left on his head and give his clothes a less-than-flattering look.
Why would hizzoner...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 10:06 PM
Last week: 8-8 (6-10 against the spread).
Season: 19-13 (17-15 against the spread)
Packers (1-1) at Lions (1-1)
Noon, Sunday, FOX-32
Lions by 2 (521/2)
Don't count out the Lions in this game, even though history says you should. The Packers...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 8:35 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 8-8 (.500); season 19-13 (.594). Using point spreads with the scores Farmer predicted, the record...
| Sep 15, 2014
— In no way is Zach Ertz a finished product, but the Philadelphia Eagles sure are thankful the tight end has progressed as far as he has over the last 12 months.
Had he not, maybe they wouldn't even be 1-0 heading into tonight's road game...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 12:30 PM
The Dallas Cowboys may be a mediocre football team, but they continue to be a great ratings draw. Last night's game between the Cowboys and Philadelphia Eagles, an elimination game on the final day of the regular season, delivered the third best overnight...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 5:50 PM
— Seven wins in their last eight regular-season games, a 10-6 record and an NFC East crown landed the Philadelphia Eagles back in the playoffs for the first time since 2010.
Those factors also worked to pull up the team's final grades, after a...
| May 3, 2014
| 6:16 PM
The draft will be held Thursday, Friday and Saturday in New York. Times NFL writer Sam Farmer examines team needs by division. Today, the East divisions:
The Buffalo Bills are looking to fortify the supporting cast around second-year...