| Nov 15, 2014
| 5:32 PM
The New York Jets are determined to kick their post-bye week blues. Since Rex Ryan became coach in 2009, they are 1-4 in their first game after taking several days off. But they're looking for ways to change their luck.
"I don't think we've been able to...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 7:59 PM
Eleven weeks into the NFL season, fans around here have experienced highs and lows.
In Foxborough, there were some lows before the more recent highs. In East Rutherford, it's been mostly lows for two franchises spinning their wheels. As we buckle up...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 10:02 AM
Injuries and opportunity. It's why you shouldn't beat yourself up after a bad draft or gloat too much after a fast start. With a big hit or a benching, power can change hands quickly in the fantasy football world, even this late in the season....
| Nov 20, 2014
| 6:35 PM
The game between the Buffalo Bills and New York Jets scheduled for Sunday in Orchard Park, N.Y., will be played Monday night in Detroit, the NFL announced Thursday night.
The Buffalo area is dealing with a massive blizzard.
"Public safety resources in...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 9:22 AM
With Ralph Wilson Stadium rendered unplayable by more than five feet of snow in the greater Buffalo area, the Bills and Jets Week 12 game is moving to Wilson's hometown of Detroit.
The NFL moved the home game for the Buffalo Bills to Detroit's Ford...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 12:37 PM
The approach of Michigan defensive coordinator Greg Mattison evolved through three years of scheming and brainstorming with the likes of John Harbaugh, Dean Pees, Rex Ryan and Chuck Pagano.
Mattison was the Ravens' linebackers coach in 2008 and their...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 6:44 AM
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Geno Smith will start Sunday's game against the Miami Dolphins for the New York Jets, who started Michael Vick in the past three games and went 1-2.
New York is 2-9 and Smith struggled mightily in his second season in the NFL. He...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 4:40 PM
Sure, the men's college basketball season is still young, but the Big East looks like a beast again.
Butler's 74-66 victory over No. 5 North Carolina in the opening game of the Battle 4 Atlantis moved the overall record of Big East teams to 37-2. This...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 6:14 AM
1. I’ve been saying for a while this is the most talented Dophins team of the last decade, and the analytics world keeps supporting that idea. The playoffs? That’s another matter. But FootballOutsiders.com ranks the Dolphins as the fifth-...
| Nov 29, 2014
| 2:08 PM
Because this is being written on the day after Thanksgiving, I'm eating turkey sandwiches and leftover dressing on the side. By the time you read this, we will have moved on to turkey soup or the under-appreciated T.O.T. (turkey on toast). Also it's close...
| Nov 30, 2014
| 8:11 PM
MIAMI — As the calendar turns to December in the coming days, the mission for these Dolphins is simple: sweep the hapless Jets (and win at least two other games) and close the season strong.
Beating the 2-9 Jets twice over the next five weeks...