| Oct 3, 2012
| 1:11 PM
The New York Jets have signed wide receiver Jason Hill with Santonio Holmes ruled out for the season with a Lisfranc foot injury where he tore ligaments and will undergo surgery.
The Jets signed Hill, who famously called them "overhyped" last season when...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 5:34 PM
— Firing defensive coordinator Juan Castillo was just the beginning.
To paraphrase the revelation of Sergeant Elias (Willem Dafoe) to soldier Chris (Charlie Sheen) in the most meaningful scene of the movie Platoon, the Philadelphia Eagles are gonna...
| May 20, 2012
| 8:44 PM
Jason Peters could have just as well tried pole-vaulting over a barbed-wire fence or wrestling a startled grizzly bear.
Because in the bold, flawed, tragic language of the new collective bargaining agreement, hastily reviewed by locked-out athletes and...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 4:20 PM
Super Bowl-winning coach, ESPN analyst and creepy doll lookalike Jon Gruden has been quoted saying: "You never stay the same. You either get better or you get worse."
Through the early weeks of the off-season, it's hard to see how the Steelers...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 7:04 AM
What is wrong with this town? I know there are tons of people out there in Baltimore who are as angry at what just happened to our Super Bowl team as I am, but where is their voice?
The word "fan" is short for "fanatic." Where are the fanatics who...
| 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
| Aug 31, 2010
| 2:53 PM
Former Super Bowl star Plaxico Burress has lost a bid for work release from his two-year prison sentence in a New York gun case.
The state Department of Correctional Services said Tuesday that it had turned down the former New York Giants wide receiver's...
| 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...
| Nov 28, 2011
| 4:32 PM
There's dumb, dumber and then there's Buffalo Bills receiver Steve Johnson and Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Miami Heat star LeBron James had a little fun mocking Buffalo Bills receiver's Steve Johnson controversial touchdown dance during a flag football game in which he competed against Kevin Durant...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 4:32 PM
There's been speculation that some of the New York Jets receivers complained to Rex Ryan about the offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer's play selections. But Plaxico Burress just came up with a really good reason for Schottenheimer to get him...