| Jan 2, 2015
| 11:48 AM
DENVER — Each of the dozen NFL teams still standing has reason to believe next month will bring a party and a parade.
Every one of them also has a potentially costly flaw that could have them dejectedly clearing out their lockers instead.
| Oct 18, 2014
| 6:50 PM
When Jimmy Smith was 13 years old, his older brother, Ryan Smalls, told him he would be a first-round draft pick and NFL cornerback one day.
“It's funny but I believed it,” said Smith, who never had played until his brother took him to an...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 7:53 PM
Playing defense against the Arizona Cardinals used to be pretty easy, at least in concept. Opposing teams would simply blanket All-Pro wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald with double or triple coverage and take their chances with the rest of the Cardinals...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 3:12 AM
— Apparently nothing could slow down Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Jeremy Maclin in Sunday's 24-20 loss to the Arizona Cardinals. Not even a double-crunch tackle by Patrick Peterson and Deone Bucannon in which Maclin's helmet was sandwiched...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 3:05 PM
Many NFL and fantasy football fans alike will be glued to watching the probable shootout that is Broncos-Patriots. But a barnburner that might be overlooked is the game between the New Orleans Saints and Carolina Panthers.
Mark Ingram, RB,...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 1:38 PM
The Pompano Eagles have been taken off the endangered species list and the one-time proud youth football program has made a remarkable comeback after a seven-year absence. President Anthoin Smith and a dedicated staff of volunteers have resurrected the...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 3:56 PM
It's the Falcons. At the Panthers. Someone has to score, don't they?
No game this season has promised so much yet so little at the same time. You could look at this matchup and see Cam Newton and Matt Ryan engaged in a shootout, or you could turn it...
| Nov 16, 2014
| 4:42 PM
GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The Drew Stanton era kicked off Sunday, and the result was the same thing the surging Arizona Cardinals were getting out of starting quarterback Carson Palmer.
In his first start since Palmer tore a knee ligament and was lost for the...
| Nov 9, 2014
| 7:55 PM
The last time the Arizona Cardinals were 8-1?
They were the Chicago Cardinals.
NFL-leading Arizona achieved that feat again Sunday, matching the club's starts in 1925 and 1948, with a 31-14 victory over the visiting St. Louis Rams.
On a day when the...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 4:06 PM
Former Manchester, Bloomfield and Purdue running back Kory Sheets, who rushed for nearly 2,900 yards the past two seasons in the CFL, is in the Oakland Raiders camp. He told ESPN: "This is my last shot. As a 29-year-old unproven running back in the NFL,...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 8:00 AM
At this time last year, there were plenty of questions about Ravens cornerback Jimmy Smith.
In his first three NFL seasons, the 2011 first-round draft pick fought injuries and inconsistency, but it was his defense in the end zone on San Francisco...