| Jul 23, 2014
| 6:00 PM
Leonard Williams saw the projections and heard the talk.
USC's junior defensive lineman is regarded as a first-round pick in the 2015 NFL draft. One way-too-early prognostication had him going No. 1 overall.
Williams said Wednesday he has put the...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 4:05 PM
ST. JOSEPH, Kan. Two players wear No. 34 for the Chiefs, but don't bother identifying safety Jerron McMillian by his numerals.
Look for the dreads.
McMillian's long dreadlocks drape from his helmet, reaching halfway down his back, obscuring his name and...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 5:22 PM
Fixing the problems at safety is one of the Bears' biggest priorities this offseason, and they hope to do that with several newcomers along with the returning Chris Conte.
Biggest offseason developments: The Bears signed Ryan Mundy to a two-year, $3...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 6:04 PM
The Bears might not settle on starters at safety until the preseason, and new faces working with the first team this spring already have an understanding of the team's recent history at the position.
Asked if he was aware of the turnover the Bears...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 11:34 AM
PITTSBURGH -- The theme of the 2014 offseason for the Pittsburgh Steelers was getting younger and faster. The Steelers chose not to re-sign many aging veterans such as defensive end Brett Keisel, safety Ryan Clark, linebacker Larry Foote and receiver...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 7:29 AM
The first time Lamarr Houston faced the Chicago media, the pricey free-agent defensive end was asked about replacing the now-departed Julius Peppers, of course.
But Houston’s answer was telling a bigger truth about himself and what passes for a...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 8:03 AM
Richard Sherman of the Suuper Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks will headline this summer's Colonial All-Pro Football Camp in Williamsburg.
The camp will be held from June 22-25 at William and Mary.
Alsong with Sherman, Philadelphia running back LeSean...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 9:40 PM
The Denver Broncos are expected to release perennial Pro Bowl cornerback Champ Bailey, a person familiar with the situation told the Associated Press on Wednesday night.
The person spoke on condition of anonymity because no announcement was made.
| Oct 5, 2013
| 7:17 PM
— Ray Lewis and Ed Reed. Antrel Rolle and Justin Tuck. Charles Woodson and Nick Collins. Darren Sharper and Jonathan Vilma. James Harrison and Troy Polamalu.
Five super defensive combinations on the last five Super Bowl winners. Pro Bowl talents...
| 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...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 4:46 PM
Each week, Baltimore Sun reporter Aaron Wilson will look back at the Ravens' previous game.
Steelers 19, Ravens 16
STRATEGY: Ravens offensive coordinator Jim Caldwell all but scrapped the I-formation, making a bid to accelerate the tempo through a...