| Oct 15, 2014
| 12:07 AM
NFL experts say the Patriots will struggle more with Jerod Mayo out of the lineup. Unfortunately, they'll have to find out, since Mayo was carted off the field at Buffalo on Sunday after hurting his knee while making his fifth tackle of the day.
| Oct 6, 2014
| 11:24 PM
Russell Wilson was at his elusive best during the Seattle Seahawks' 27-17 victory over the Washington Redskins at FedEx Field.
Wilson, who grew up in Richmond and had plenty of family members watching in person, rushed for 122 yards -- a Monday Night...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 1:16 PM
NEW ORLEANS -- Fired up by a personal foul call, quarterback Drew Brees threw an 18-yard scoring pass to Marques Colston in the fourth quarter to wake up a stagnant offense and carry the New Orleans Saints to a 20-9 victory over the Minnesota Vikings on...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 6:35 PM
Here's a look at how the state players fared in preseason Week 4 and their status:
Listed by jersey number (if still applicable), name, connections and statistics:.
LS 82 Mike Leach (W&M): Reserve; did long snapping; 2 tackles (both...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 10:35 PM
With a 124.8 passer rating in Saturday night's preseason victory over the Redskins, Tyrod Taylor tightened his hold on the Baltimore Ravens' top backup quarterback job behind Super Bowl-winning Joe Flacco.
Lorenzo Taliaferro -- a rookie from Bruton...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 10:19 AM
William and Mary record-setting running back Jonathan Grimes, 24, is in his third stint with the Houston Texans. He also has been with the New York Jets and Jacksonville Jaguars.
Primarily because of a numbers game, the undrafted 5-foot-10, 207-pounder...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears opened preseason Friday with a 34-28 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles at Soldier Field.
1. Bring up the topic of Jimmy Clausen with Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera and he’s instantly interested.
| Aug 11, 2014
| 11:30 AM
When many of us last saw Logan Thomas, he was getting knocked woozy in Virginia Tech's Sun Bowl loss to UCLA on New Year's Eve. Even before then, he took plenty of criticism -- often deservedly so, he admitted -- for inaccurate passing.
| Aug 8, 2014
| 12:42 PM
Listed by jersey number (if still applicable), name, connections and statistics:
LS 82 Mike Leach (W&M).
QB 6 Logan Thomas (Va. Tech, Brookville High).
OLB 47 Adrian Tracy (W&M, Potomac Falls High).
G 78 Earl Watford (James Madison)....
| Sep 7, 2014
| 9:19 PM
Bayside High alumnus EJ Manuel had relatively pedestrian statistics, but he and the Buffalo Bills stunned the Bears at Chicago's Soldier Field in one of the NFL first week's most notable results.
Here's a look at how players with Virginia connections...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 5:21 PM
Jonathan Grimes, who has bounced around the NFL since his days as William and Mary's versatile star running back, scored his first NFL touchdown last Sunday against Tennessee, though the Texans lost again to ensure the No. 1 overall draft pick.