| Apr 19, 2011
| 8:19 AM
The first round of the 2011 NFL draft takes place in New York City next Thursday with plenty of uncertainty and intrigue -- and indifference from some disenchanted fans -- as the football freeze unthaws for draft weekend.
It will be interesting to see...
| Apr 28, 2011
The Saints are gearing up for another Super Bowl run.
In the first round of Thursday night's NFL draft, the Saints made two selections. The Saints drafted California defensive end Cameron Jordan with the 24th pick, then traded to acquire the 28th pick in...
| May 3, 2011
| 9:00 AM
The Ravens did well in addressing needs during last weekend’s NFL draft. In the first two rounds, they added a supersized press cornerback in Jimmy Smith and a speedy receiver with big-play potential in Torrey Smith. But they still have holes to...
| Jan 19, 2011
| 3:16 PM
New Miami Dolphins offensive coordinator Brian Daboll mentioned just three of his new players by name during Wednesday’s news conference.
He enthusiastically mentioned Brandon Marshall twice — unsolicited. He mentioned Davone Bess a couple...
| Jan 21, 2011
| 12:19 PM
Before the Miami Dolphins let Ronnie Brown and/or Ricky Williams leave via free agency, they might want to heed the words of former NFL head coach Dan Reeves.
When I asked Reeves what he thought of the chances new Dolphins offensive coordinator Brian...
| Jan 27, 2011
| 4:35 AM
1. Congratulations to Ronnie Brown, no doubt an exhausted winner of our latest poll: Which free-agent running back should the Miami Dolphins re-sign? With more than 3,500 votes tabulated, Brown finished with 35.4 percent of the vote (1,242 votes) to Ricky...
| Feb 9, 2011
| 3:47 PM
The 2010 NFL season is over and it's unclear if and when the 2011 season will start, but I have good news for Ravens fans (well, besides the Steelers losing to the Packers in the Super Bowl).
That's right, it's mock draft season, which means we'll be...
| Jul 16, 2011
Tulane running back Orleans Darkwa is in elite company, already.
The Wave's sophomore running back is on the Doak Walker watch list. The award is symbolic of the top runners in college football.
As a true freshman, Darkwa ran for 925 yards and 11...
| Mar 13, 2011
| 5:08 PM
Photo by Beth Black
At 13, David Le Batard began drawing at a drafting table in his bedroom while listening to old Cajun and folk music and artists as disparate as Van Morrison and 2 Live Crew on a yellow Sony cassette player. “I’d been...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 8:10 PM
The Ravens' goal was to re-sign Pro Bowl left guard Ben Grubbs before he officially hits the open market with hundreds of other NFL free agents Tuesday at 4 p.m. Now almost out of time and with seemingly no indication that Grubbs is willing to eschew free...
| Aug 8, 2011
| 3:34 PM
The Ravens filled their void at back running back, agreeing to a deal with Ricky Williams.
The former Heisman Trophy winner ran for 673 yards and two touchdowns for the Miami Dolphins last season. Williams, though, totaled 1,121 yards and 11 touchdowns...