| Mar 12, 2015
| 4:20 PM
The free agency frenzy, trading outbreak and stunning retirements of the first day of the NFL's business year gave way to one headliner Wednesday: Ndamukong Suh.
Miami signed the All-Pro defensive tackle and top prize in this year's free agent crop to...
| Mar 9, 2015
| 8:16 PM
Andre Johnson was released by the Houston Texans, and quarterback Ryan Mallett agreed to return to the team on Monday.
A 12-year veteran, Johnson, the longest-tenured Texan, was a first-round draft pick in 2003, joining the expansion team in its second...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 1:50 PM
The Vikings have agreed to trade backup quarterback Matt Cassel to the Buffalo Bills.
The Vikings re-signed Cassel to a two-year contract last year so he could be the "bridge" to their quarterback of the future. That quarterback ended up being Teddy...
| Feb 22, 2015
| 3:50 PM
Everyone agrees the top two quarterbacks in the NFL draft are Jameis Winston of Florida State and Marcus Mariota of Oregon, and both are regarded as quality NFL prospects.
But opinions are split on whether this is a good quarterback class overall....
| Feb 18, 2015
| 6:17 AM
Thank goodness for NFL Network analyst Mike Mayock providing context for the confused and reason for the unreasonable.
Thank goodness for Mayock offering serious, sober-as-a-line-judge football insight on the Bears quarterback situation, which too...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 5:41 PM
Bart Starr and Vince Lombardi. Terry Bradshaw and Chuck Noll. Joe Montana and Bill Walsh.
Great quarterbacks make great coaches.
Or maybe it's the other way around.
Regardless, stroll through the busts in Canton and, with few exceptions, the NFL's...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 3:26 PM
Sorry, folks, but I'm not biting on DeflateGate. The whole thing is asinine and overblown. It would be three paragraphs on Page B6 if it didn't involve the Patriots and their dastardly coach, that sneaky repeat offender Bill Belichick, leading into...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 4:27 AM
Matt Moore was a good (if expensive) insurance policy for the Dolphins. He could win if called on. He was supportive of Ryan Tannehill. He was very well liked within the locker room, meaning he could lead the team, if necessary. He cost $5.5 million...
| Nov 29, 2014
| 7:52 PM
Thanksgiving is behind us, and now the real NFL season begins.
This is the homestretch, when the story is either the favorites maintaining their momentum, or written-off teams rising to the challenge, then getting hot in the playoffs, the way the New...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 8:11 PM
Last week: 6-8 (2-12 against the spread)
Season: 102-58-1 (83-78 against the spread)
Buccaneers (2-8) at Bears (4-6)
Noon Sunday, FOX-32
Bears by 6 (O/U 46.5)
Watching tape of Mike Evans has to give the Bears chills. But the Buccaneers don't...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 10:51 PM
The Times' NFL writer, Sam Farmer, examines this week's matchups. Lines according to Glantz-Culver (O/U = over/under). Last week's record 8-5 (.615); season 96-50-1 (.658). Using point spreads with the scores Farmer predicted, the record against the...