| Jul 11, 2012
| 10:21 AM
| 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...
| 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...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 5:01 AM
5th in a 10-part series
How dysfunctional are the Chicago Bears at wide receiver?
In two seasons under pass-happy Mike Martz, they couldn’t come up with a 1,000-yard receiver.
If that’s not a sign something is wrong, it ought to be. Martz,...
| 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...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 6:05 PM
Yes, NBC likes having the Patriots, with arguably the game's most recognizable coach and quarterback on one sideline, and the Giants, representing the country's biggest media market, on the other.
But as Al Michaels said the other day in a media...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 5:34 AM
GREEN BAY -- The coaching adage is that a team is never as good as it might look in a victory and never as bad as it might appear in a defeat. Keeping that in mind, we’ll try to maintain perspective with 10 thoughts coming out of another ugly loss...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 11:30 AM
When the New England Patriots offense first took the field against the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday, they did so without their leading receiver from their previous five seasons. But Wes Welker wasn’t injured. He stood on the sideline as Julian...
| Sep 23, 2012
| 9:52 PM
Christian Ponder didn’t flinch, even against that swarming San Francisco defense. Minnesota’s quarterback has come a long way from his rough rookie season.
Ponder threw two touchdown passes to tight end Kyle Rudolph and ran for another...
| Jul 29, 2012
| 5:07 PM
Look to San Francisco
Los Angeles Times
The player with the most to prove is 49ers quarterback Alex Smith, who has a chance to redefine himself with another outstanding season. Smith, the No. 1 overall pick in 2005, finally broke through...