| Mar 3, 2012
| 11:40 AM
The NFL is poised to drop the hammer on the New Orleans Saints organization after the league revealed Friday that between 22 and 27 defensive players and former defensive coordinator Gregg Williams maintained a bounty pool during the past three seasons to...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 7:04 AM
Former Buffalo Bills outside linebacker Shawne Merriman visited the San Francisco 49ers on Wednesday, according to a league source with knowledge of the situation.
The 49ers wound up signing linebacker Eric Bakhtiari with outside linebacker Clark Haggans...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 4:43 PM
In his first season after tearing his right Achilles tendon in 1993, Dan Marino threw for 4,453 yards and 30 touchdowns en route to his eighth Pro Bowl invitation and the NFL Comeback Player of the Year award.
But even the Hall of Fame former Miami...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 9:15 AM
Once the most feared pass rusher in football, famous for his ‘lights-out’ celebration dance in opposing backfields, Shawne Merriman has seemingly fallen off the map since the turn of the decade.
The former University of Maryland and San Diego...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 10:44 AM
As four Maryland quarterbacks went down with season-ending injuries, a perfectly healthy Shane Cockerille couldn’t help but feel a sense of helplessness.
The Gilman senior watched from the Byrd Stadium stands as his future team struggled through a...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 4:52 PM
Former University of Maryland star outside linebacker Shawne Merriman has announced his retirement.
Known as "Lights Out," for his hard-hitting style ever since his days at Frederick Douglass High School in Upper Marlboro, Merriman has now flipped the...
| Feb 8, 2012
FOOTBALL URBAN LEGEND: The owner of the New York Giants once purchased an entire franchise just to get their star quarterback. This past Sunday, Eli Manning won his second Super Bowl MVP after leading the New York Giants to their......
| Apr 27, 2007
The Ravens now know they don't need to draft a starting offensive tackle this weekend.
Jonathan Ogden told The Sun last night that he plans to return to the Ravens for his 12th season.
Ogden, the 10-time Pro Bowl offensive tackle, had been...
| Dec 9, 2007
The city might be losing a big piece of its football history, and it has nothing to do with the Colts this time.
Tonight's game against the defending Super Bowl champions could mark the last time a national television audience sees offensive tackle...
| Nov 24, 2006
The credit for the Ravens' turnaround on offense has gone to the clutch play of quarterback Steve McNair, the inspirational play-calling of coach Brian Billick and the power running of Jamal Lewis.
Somehow the re-emergence of the biggest Raven has...
| Jan 15, 2007
When Jonathan Ogden hobbled out of the Ravens' locker room yesterday, it might have been for the last time.
The 10-time Pro Bowl offensive tackle said there is a "possibility" he might retire and end his career after 11 seasons.
"I'll take a week to...