| Aug 6, 2011
| 1:16 PM
BLACKSBURG — Receivers are divas. They change their names, prance in the end zone and crave attention. They're high-strung, selfish and temperamental.
Or so it seems in an era of T.O., Ochocinco and Randy Moss.
Virginia Tech's Jarrett Boykin is...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 10:00 AM
Let's jump in the time machine and flash back in time to the early 2000s when Tom Cruise wasn't a known crazy person, "Freedom Fries" were an innovation in redneck culinary circles and men under the age of 40 wearing visors in public was considered to...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 12:00 PM
My apologies for interruptions in this week's blog schedule. I was actually doing real reporting for a change. (I know, crazy talk.) But I still had time to stay on top of my many fantasy football leagues. I completed another draft last week, and I have...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 2:15 PM
Oak Ridge senior wide receiver Rayshawn Jackson openly admits that he couldn’t beat former teammate Ricky Harper in a foot-race.
Catching Harper is no easy feat. It’s definitely something few defensive backs could do last year.
| Sep 11, 2011
Have the Eagles assembled the "Dream Team," or is this another fantasy football roster built to disappoint?
That's just one of the pressing questions heading into this NFL season.
A few of the others:
Did the lockout truly favor those teams with an...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 4:39 PM
He may plug the middle of the Ravens' offensive line, but Matt Birk's life has always been more off-center.
In high school, Birk went out for the golf team before trying football. The road to the pros took him through Harvard. And, after signing his...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 1:00 PM
Even with today’s news that Randy Moss plans to come out of retirement, the bumper crop of free-agent wide receivers appears to be thinning out as we learn more about how teams plan to use their franchise tags.
The Philadelphia Inquirer is...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 8:32 AM
There is speculation the Ravens have interest in receiver Randy Moss, and I have no problems with the team trying to pursue him as long as they don't mortgage away the future. I can't see the Ravens doing that because that's not general manager Ozzie...
| Mar 3, 2012
| 7:00 AM
When it comes to star power in NFL free agency in 2012, there might not be a more stacked position group than wide receiver. But much like the running back class, this year’s bumper crop of free agent wide receivers will likely be thinned when...
| Sep 25, 2011
| 9:10 PM
1.People probably should have waited more than, oh, two games to declare Torrey Smith a bust in the NFL.
It is sort of remarkable -- and maybe a little sad -- how many Ravens fans seemed to be elbowing one another out of the way in an attempt to be...
| Nov 23, 2011
| 6:47 AM
The honors keep coming in for Ravens rookie wide receiver Torrey Smith.
Smith today was named the AFC's Offensive Player of the Week after he caught six balls for 165 yards and a touchdown in the Ravens 31-24 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals Sunday....