| Nov 27, 2014
| 8:37 PM
Thanksgiving brought a reminder that Calvin Johnson, despite recent struggles and criticism, is just fine. He had 11 receptions for 146 yards and two touchdowns as the Lions overcame an early deficit and crushed the Bears, 34-17. That's two in a row on...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 2:27 AM
— From the start, it was never really a ballgame.
Thanks to a Philadelphia Eagles offensive juggernaut that incredibly is still miles from operating at full efficiency and a sound, nearly perfectly executed defensive game plan, they seized control...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 2:56 PM
Almost four days removed from a discouraging loss to the rival Seattle Seahawks, San Francisco 49erscoach Jim Harbaugh fielded very few questions about the game upon his return to the team's practicefacility Monday.
That's because Harbaugh -- not the...
| Nov 22, 2014
| 4:21 PM
Three keys to beating the Titans
1. See what they're made of early. If the Titans attack defensively the way they've shown most of this season, make them pay by going for big plays against their ultra-aggressive blitz packages. They're going to try...
| Nov 24, 2014
By Patti Traina, The Sports Xchange
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Dallas Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant scored two touchdowns in the second half to give his team a 31-28 comeback win over the New York Giants Sunday night at MetLife Stadium.
| Nov 23, 2014
| 10:05 PM
Tony Romo passed for 275 yards and a season-high four touchdowns, including the game-winner to Dez Bryant with 61 seconds to play as the visiting Dallas Cowboys handed the New York Giants their sixth consecutive defeat, 31-28.
Romo (18-for-26) tossed...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 5:36 PM
Ravens safety Will Hill made a successful return Sunday from a six-game suspension for violating the NFL's substance-abuse policy.
In his regular-season debut for the Ravens, Hill played extensively at free safety and also covered kickoffs. He...
| Nov 10, 2014
— A huge component of the Philadelphia Eagles' sustained success for so long under coach Chip Kelly's predecessor, Andy Reid, was the consistent quality of play delivered by their backup quarterbacks.
The same dynamic is unfolding under Kelly as...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 7:06 PM
A big reason for the Philadelphia Eagles' success last NFL season was the big guys up front. The Eagles played 17 games in 2013, including playoffs, and the same five men lined up at the same five positions on the offensive line for all of them.
| Nov 13, 2014
| 6:38 PM
Fresh off their sixth victory in seven games, the three Detroit Lions quarterbacks went for a jog Monday. That's when 10-year veteran Dan Orlovsky made a startling confession:
"This is my first 'Victory Monday.'"
Victory Mondays are a funny tradition,...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 4:50 PM
Philadelphia quarterback Mark Sanchez had no problems adjusting to the fast-forward style of Coach Chip Kelly's Eagles.
What caught Sanchez by surprise was a different kind of quick snap — the team picture.
"One of Coach Kelly's things is to...