| Sep 16, 2014
— The last time the Philadelphia Eagles faced a passing attack as potent as the one featured by the Indianapolis Colts, they lost, although it wasn't because of what they gave up through the air.
Quarterback Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 11:14 AM
Would you believe that Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler has as many touchdown passes (a league-leading six) and has thrown for more yards per game (262.5) than Peyton Manning (255.5)?
Of course, no one's suggesting that you take Cutler before the...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 6:01 PM
Last week in parenthesis.
1. Broncos 2-0 (2): Time to see if they have closed the gap in rematch of 43-8 beating at hands of Seahawks in Super Bowl XLVIII.
2. Seahawks 1-1 (1): Even the league's best team won't be at that level every week as loss to...
| May 3, 2014
| 9:59 AM
What follows is a list of the top 10 UConn football players drafted. Wondering about guys like Nick Giaquinto and Brian Kozlowski? They worked in the NFL, sure, but they weren't drafted. This history is not as rich and the names not as big as on the...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 6:25 PM
Eight-time Pro Bowl defensive end Julius Peppers signed a three-year deal with the Green Bay Packers on Saturday, bringing one of the NFL’s best pass rushers to a team that has historically avoided major free-agent splashes.
| Aug 14, 2014
| 9:55 AM
There is no secret trick to fantasy football, not that I’ve discovered — yet. You can build what the experts say is a good team, what the math says is a winner, what your gut tells you is can’t-miss, and then it all comes crashing down...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 8:13 PM
Andrew Furney kicked a go-ahead 51-yard field goal with 1:18 remaining and the New York Jets defeated the Indianapolis Colts 13-10 in the exhibition opener for both teams on Thursday in East Rutherford, N.J.
Second-year quarterback Geno Smith was 4-for-...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 4:14 AM
In anticipation of the 2013 NFL season, Baltimore Sun blogger and reporter Matt Vensel will take a daily look at one of the 13 opponents on the Ravens’ regular-season schedule. Today is the Cleveland Browns.
The Ravens, as you know, play the...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 2:45 PM
The Ravens have built a thorough scouting report on Cleveland Browns running back Trent Richardson, including the obvious knowledge that he's far too strong to simply arm tackle and expect to bring him down.
Ravens starting inside linebacker Josh Bynes'...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 1:45 PM
Aldon Smith, the 49ers' All-Pro linebacker, was arrested Friday morning on suspicion of driving under the influence and marijuana possession, adding to his legal problems.
Smith, who turns 24 on Wednesday, was questioned by police in San Jose after an...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 9:55 PM
Quarterbacks are putting up gargantuan numbers. Yardage totals are rolling up like pennies on a gas pump. Defenses are scrambling to patch holes.
And power running backs are all but forgotten.
What used to be a cornerstone to building a strong...