| Apr 29, 2015
| 6:35 PM
No NFL team wants to draft another JaMarcus Russell.
His size, skill and natural talent made the former LSU quarterback an easy choice for the No. 1 overall pick by the Oakland Raiders in 2007.
But Russell flopped.
He lasted only three seasons in...
| Apr 29, 2015
| 3:05 PM
A running back stands a good chance at being a first-round selection at some point Thursday night in the NFL draft. If so, what was once an annual occurrence will become an occasion for celebrating.
After all, it has been three years since it last...
| Apr 22, 2015
| 11:36 AM
The Miami Dolphins are taking an up close and personal look at Wisconsin tailback Melvin Gordon, hosting the tailback who rushed for 2,587 yards last season at the team's Davie facility on Wednesday, according to multiple sources.
Gordon, who started 22...
| Apr 20, 2015
| 5:20 AM
You'd think this national obsession with analyzing the NFL draft would produce someone who actually knows all that will happen when the three-day selection show kicks off in Chicago on April 30.
You'd be wrong.
"There will be a number of surprises,...
| Mar 14, 2015
| 4:01 AM
There are two things fans always get blindsided by when it comes to professional sports.
The first is the business side of the sport they love, and in the NFL, where salaries aren't guaranteed, the business side is gangsta. It's RUTHLESS!
| Mar 13, 2015
| 5:16 PM
Some people golf when in Florida. Some might do some sightseeing. Now there's one-stop shopping so to speak: The Myakka Pines Golf Club, not far from the Everglades, says that on a warm day gators are a guarantee, along with birds and other animals. Bring...
| Mar 8, 2015
| 6:00 AM
Not only did DeMarco Murray set a Dallas Cowboys record by running for 1,845 yards last season, but he won the NFL's rushing crown.
That bolsters his resume, but not necessarily the likelihood he'll stay in Dallas.
When free agency begins Tuesday,...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 5:26 PM
INDIANAPOLIS — General manager Ryan Grigson said Thursday that the Colts had contacted NFL officials before last month's AFC championship game about their concerns with New England's game balls.
Grigson did not say how the team was tipped off....
| Feb 17, 2015
| 4:47 AM
When teams fixate on the quarterback position, they can place too much value on prospects and push them up draft boards while turning a blind eye to obvious flaws.
Look no further than the 2011 NFL draft as a warning sign for what can happen. The Titans...
| Feb 16, 2015
| 5:44 AM
There's a lot of speculation that pending free agent running back Justin Forsett will wind up in Denver with Gary Kubiak, but I don’t see it. Obviously, Kubiak pushed for the Ravens to sign Forsett last offseason and the two are close. Forsett is...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 5:02 PM
Last week in parentheses.
1. Packers 9-3 (2): Mike McCarthy is pushing all the right buttons.
2. Patriots 9-3 (1): Loss at Lambeau snapped seven-game streak and could be exactly what Bill Belichick needs to sharpen focus down stretch.
3. Broncos 9-3...