| Oct 22, 2014
| 10:58 AM
Does the collective bargaining agreement address how teams use the bye week? Can they use it for a “back to camp” period or must they give the players a certain number of days off? What are the Bears' plans for the bye week? I realize that...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 6:49 PM
Last week in parentheses.
1. Broncos 5-1 (1): Overlooked in hoopla surrounding Peyton Manning record was fact they crushed 49ers in every phase.
2. Eagles 5-1 (4): Chip Kelly with extra week to prepare for trip to face talented Cardinals should make for...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 7:32 PM
Usually the 12th Man is a difference maker for Seattle.
Sunday, the man wearing 12 played a role in the Seahawks' demise.
Stedman Bailey, a second-year receiver for the St. Louis Rams, pulled off the best trick play of the NFL season, fooling everyone...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Former Seattle Seahawks fullback Michael Robinson, now an analyst with NFL Network, revealed on Sunday that he was the one who broke up the fight between wide receivers Percy Harvin and Golden Tate.
The Seahawks traded Harvin to the New York Jets for a...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 5:46 PM
There was certainly no shortage of messages in my inbox this week, so apologies in advance that I could not get to them all.
It’s not even Sunday morning after a game, but I feel like I could write five things I learned about USC fans.
| Oct 12, 2014
| 7:30 PM
The site of Dallas quarterback Tony Romo's career low point — a botched hold on a 19-yard field-goal attempt at the end of a January 2007 playoff game at Seattle — looked closer to a turning point for the suddenly scorching...
| Oct 11, 2014
| 9:55 PM
A funeral doesn't sound like a good way to motivate a losing football team.
Well, maybe if it's the type of service Tony Sparano held this week as interim coach of the Oakland Raiders, burying a football at the practice facility of the 0-4 team to...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 11:12 AM
No more a preseason favorite than the 5-1 San Diego Chargers, the shift in thinking that the Dallas Cowboys are legitimate contenders was sudden and established the same way the Chargers earned notice — beating the Seattle Seahawks.
And that in...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 7:12 PM
You never see it after a regular-season NFL game — not even in the South.
If San Francisco loses at Atlanta in October, no merry mob of celebrators rips the goal posts down and parades them past City Hall. The governor does not issue a...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 11:32 AM
Sixteen years ago, before they hired Jon Gruden, the Oakland Raiders got a frigid dose of reality from the agent of the little-known, teenage-looking coach.
"Nobody's lining up for this job," said agent Bob LaMonte, essentially delivering an ice-...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 9:17 PM
LANDOVER, Md. — It took seven tries over 16 seasons, but the Seattle Seahawks finally beat the Washington Redskins again.
The reigning Super Bowl champions jumped to a 17-point lead in the second quarter and held on for a 27-17 victory Monday over...