| Jul 9, 2011
| 5:50 PM
Suffice to say, Tyrone Pettaway is on football coaching's fast track — from Fort Valley State to Christopher Newport to Tennessee to Southern California to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Oh, and all this in five years, landing the seriously connected...
| Jan 7, 2011
| 1:59 PM
From Henry Jordan to Lawrence Taylor, Shaun Gayle to Todd Kelly, Antoine Bethea to Mike Tomlin, Peninsula athletes have collected a fair share of Super Bowl rings.
As the NFL playoffs kick off Saturday, the question becomes whether that collection will...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 8:38 PM
Trend sets that tone
It is possible teams will follow the Jaguars' lead and start their offseason housecleaning during the season.
It used to be that NFL teams waited until the season ended to do their dirty work. But it...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 1:10 PM
Offensive coordinator Bill Lazor’s exit from Virginia’s program figures to be for the NFL. He’s worked for the Atlanta Falcons, Washington Redskins and Seattle Seahawks, runs a pro-style attack and just seems to have that analytical,...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 9:00 AM
“Black Monday” in the NFL is the day after the end of the regular season when teams begin to question whether the coach they have is the right one for the future.
Two franchises, the St. Louis Rams and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, decided to...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 3:56 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The Kansas City Chiefs and Tampa Bay Buccaneers are getting ready for their first preseason game Friday night, and nobody is quite sure what to expect.
After the NFL lockout resulted in a most unusual training camp, the two teams...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Ten things to take away from the Chicago Bears' 31-3 loss to the Denver Broncos in their preseason opener:
1. No one game plans for the opening preseason game and starters don’t play into the fourth quarter in the first exhibition. But maybe nobody...
| Mar 23, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Fell short of greatness last week but did not do badly. I was 12-4 straight up for the second consecutive week, putting me at 35-13 for the season — a lofty .729 percentage. (If you must know, 7-9 ag...