| Feb 11, 2015
| 6:39 AM
Bill Polian is the patron saint of building teams. At least he should be if you're a Dolphins fan for the last two decades. The former general manager is in the Hall of Fame for a reason. His Bills teams haunted Dan Marino and Don Shula. He went to...
| Jan 31, 2015
| 6:23 PM
PHOENIX — In the Valley of the Sun, which remained a rumor Saturday, people lined up to buy umbrellas and plastic ponchos. They laughed about packing shorts and sandals.
For another overcast day leading to Super Bowl XLIX, the skies remained as...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 7:00 PM
PHOENIX — Surely the Legion of Boom, with a pair of talented cornerbacks and two top-flight safeties, isn't going to get Gronk'd.
Rob Gronkowski, the Patriots' 6-foot-6, 265-pound tight end, will likely be bracketed by some combination of Seahawks...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 6:56 PM
With the removal of Howie Roseman as the point man for free-agent philosophy, it's very possible the Philadelphia Eagles will become a little more bold in their pursuit of veteran players this offseason. And if ever there was a time, this would be it....
| Feb 10, 2015
| 7:57 AM
Peyton Manning hasn't said publicly whether he'll be returning for an 18th NFL season, but all signs are pointing toward the veteran quarterback playing at least one more campaign with the Denver Broncos.
According to the New Orleans Times-Picayune,...
| Jan 11, 2015
| 6:47 PM
DENVER — If this is the finish line for Peyton Manning, and it sure looked like it could be, you can bet he'd trade any number of his NFL records for the opportunity to go out a winner.
Instead, boos cascaded down from the stands Sunday at...
| Nov 29, 2014
| 7:52 PM
Thanksgiving is behind us, and now the real NFL season begins.
This is the homestretch, when the story is either the favorites maintaining their momentum, or written-off teams rising to the challenge, then getting hot in the playoffs, the way the New...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 10:33 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 9-7 (.563); season 122-69-1 (.639). Using point spreads with the scores Farmer predicted, the record against the...
| Jan 11, 2015
| 5:50 AM
DENVER — Once more, with feeling.
For the third time, it's Peyton Manning versus Andrew Luck, and Sunday the stakes are higher than they've ever been.
In a highly anticipated game last season, Manning's first return to Indianapolis, his...
| Jan 17, 2015
| 3:57 PM
New Bears coach John Fox returned to Chicago on Friday, wasting no time putting his coaching staff together. Before he's scheduled to be introduced at 11 a.m. Monday at Halas Hall, Fox began looking for coordinators with the same urgency general manager...
| Jan 18, 2015
| 7:26 PM
The Ravens will need to hire a new offensive coordinator, after all.
Just seven days after saying that he would remain with the Ravens, Gary Kubiak will be named the new head coach of the Denver Broncos, according to a source, returning him to the...