| Mar 14, 2012
| 5:40 AM
At the NFL Scouting Combine late last month, Ravens coach John Harbaugh acknowledged something that was probably pretty obvious to anybody even remotely familiar with the team’s salary cap situation.
“I don’t see us spending high...
| Jun 7, 2011
| 6:04 AM
Writers from around Tribune Co. discuss former NFL star Plaxico Burress, who was released from prison on Monday. Check back throughout the day for more responses, and feel free to weigh in with a comment of your own.
Dan Pompei, Chicago Tribune
| Dec 30, 2012
| 8:45 PM
Redskins 28, Cowboys 18
Rookie Alfred Morris ran for 200 yards and three touchdowns as host Washington clinched the NFC East title with its seventh consecutive victory.
Robert Griffin III was 9-of-18 for 100 yards but rushed six times for 63 yards and...
| Jun 6, 2011
| 7:00 AM
Former New York Giants wide receiver Plaxico Burress was released from prison Monday morning after serving a 20-month sentence for handgun charges (for shooting himself in the leg at a New York City nightclub). The 33-year-old will attempt to return to...
| Jun 7, 2011
| 6:15 AM
Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine.
Running it back:
| Jun 7, 2011
| 10:30 AM
Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco appeared on 97.5 The Fanatic in Philadelphia on Monday afternoon, and he was asked about Ray Lewis’ controversial comments about how an extended work stoppage would lead to an increase in crime in NFL cities. Rarely one...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 1:30 PM
We are into the nitty-gritty of the fantasy playoffs, so let’s get down to business with some injury updates, a few waiver-wire pickups if you’re desperate, and more. If your squad needs help, shoot me a note. And feel free to leave your...
| Jun 15, 2011
Plaxico Burress took the first steps to resuming his NFL career last week simply by stepping out of prison for the first time in nearly two years.
More than 30 months removed from his last reception, Burress is looking to pick up where he left off. In...
| Jun 28, 2011
Was Jim Riggleman justified in quitting? No.
He had a commitment to the Nationals players and he walked away from that mid-year. Unless there were serious health issues involved, it's unacceptable.
| Jul 27, 2011
| 12:30 PM
The not-yet-official release of veteran wide receiver Derrick Mason opened the possibility of the Ravens making a play for one of the bigger-named wideouts on the free-agent market. Mason is in the twilight of his career, but his ego has shown no signs of...
| Jul 28, 2011
Win-win for Giants?
Some team is going to give Plaxico Burress a second (or is it third?) chance, so why not the Giants?
The wide receiver certainly owes the team after spending 20 months in prison and missing the last...