| Oct 21, 2009
| 4:24 PM
by Mark Silva Despite the protestation of radio's Rush Limbaugh that, "if you are conservative, then you are not wanted'' in the NFL, following his rejection by the league, professional football team owners tend to share the same political bench......
| Dec 14, 2013
| 1:27 PM
Here is the type of December day we're supposed to have with the Dolphins and Patriots. Here is the kind of late-season game full of playoff meaning you want when the schedule first comes out.
This wasn't supposed to remain as easy as the Patriots...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 4:26 PM
It's a strange week when Washington Coach Mike Shanahan is rolling the dice by taking out the healthy-enough Robert Griffin III, and Chicago Coach Marc Trestman is rolling the dice by putting in the healthy-enough Jay Cutler.
If Cutler doesn't match...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 5:56 PM
Some holiday-season stocking stuffers:
—The Wes Welker situation is now officially serious. The Denver Broncos wide receiver suffered a concussion Nov. 17 against the Kansas City Chiefs. He played the next Sunday.
Last Sunday against the...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 4:14 PM
The football world is still atwitter about the crazy ending at M&T Stadium on Sunday, but we're going to have to wait and see what it all meant.
Was it a magical launching pad that will help send the Ravens on another exciting playoff run, or just...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 7:22 PM
The Carolina Panthers have won eight in a row, and Sunday are headed to New Orleans for their most daunting challenge of the season.
For the 9-3 Panthers, the objective is to thrive in the chaos and noise of the Superdome against a seasoned 9-3 Saints...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 9:24 PM
Diane Long will sit in an Edward Jones Dome luxury box Sunday, binoculars lifted to her eyes, her focus trained on the line of scrimmage. She won't be following the football much when the St. Louis Rams play host to the Chicago Bears. For four quarters,...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 7:43 PM
Philip Rivers hadn't even reached the airport after Sunday's game in Kansas City, and already his spirits had climbed to 35,000 feet. The San Diego quarterback said he was calling from the team bus, although it sounded closer to cloud nine.
"This is one...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 9:25 PM
Tyrann Mathieu was a third-round gamble. Nobody wanted Vontaze Burfict. Josh McCown's career as a journeyman NFL quarterback was ostensibly over, and he was coaching high school football in North Carolina. And Danny Woodhead? He's been overlooked forever....
| Nov 29, 2013
| 3:10 PM
It is a testament to the bizarre nature of this NFL season that it's almost as hard to make sense of what happened in the Ravens' Thanksgiving night victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers as it is to predict how it will impact the AFC playoff picture....
| Nov 3, 2013
| 10:37 PM
No one is safe in the topsy-turvy NFL.
The Buffalo Bills are on their third starting quarterback, yet they matched the undefeated Kansas City Chiefs score for score until the fourth quarter. The Chiefs won, 23-13, in a game that was closer than the...