| Sep 11, 2013
| 4:18 PM
Every quarterback needs a best buddy, right? The guy he can count on even when his offensive line flops worse than LeBron James. Well, three QBs on some of the best teams in the NFL—Peyton Manning, Colin Kaepernick and Tom Brady—look like they...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 11:30 AM
Before they lost track of towering Demaryius Thomas, before they let little Wes Welker wiggle out of their grasp, the Ravens last Thursday couldn’t keep track of Julius Thomas, a talented but unknown tight end before that night.
Thomas, a former...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 5:39 PM
Instead of stepping out of character by raising his voice to tear into his beleaguered defense, Ravens defensive coordinator Dean Pees maintained a professorial approach.
Players described Pees as using his usual low-key tone during a defensive...
| May 22, 2013
| 1:45 PM
“You don’t replace Anquan” Boldin.
Those are the words of Tandon Doss, the man who is expected to be one of the leading combatants in the offseason royal rumble to replace the veteran receiver who was traded to the San Francisco...
| Oct 2, 2013
The hottest rivalry since "Rowdy" Roddy Piper versus "Superfly" Jimmy Snuka is heating up! The Comix Warriors, fantasy football team of Chicago's King of Geeks (as christened by Laurence Holmes of NBC5 and 670 The Score) was more devastating than the...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 4:08 PM
The Fox telecast of the Baltimore Ravens’ loss Sunday was far from perfect, but what a vast improvement over any coverage provided this season by CBS Sports.
I am sure some fans are going to insist Fox analyst Daryl Johnston doesn’t like the...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 10:17 AM
The Miami Dolphins started newly acquired offensive lineman Bryant McKinnie at left tackle in Sunday's game against the New England Patriots.
McKinnie, a 12-year veteran, replaced Jonathan Martin. Martin, the team's 2012 second-round pick, returned to...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 5:44 AM
Week 9 waiver targets for fantasy football leagues:
Indianapolis wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey (owned in 45 percent of Yahoo leagues)
In five NFL seasons, Darrius Heyward-Bey never has played all 16 games and has yet to eclipse 64 catches in a year....
| Jun 29, 2013
| 6:47 PM
The New England Patriots have been the model franchise for the National Football League.
Owner Robert Kraft embodies all the best values we look for in sports — character, integrity, stability and high standards for off-field behavior. They were...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 9:07 AM
The consequences were swift for Denver Broncos director of player personnel Matt Russell and director of pro personnel Tom Heckert in the wake of their arrests for driving under the influence in Colorado.
Russell was suspended indefinitely without pay...
| Jul 20, 2013
Bag tags: In the July 14 Travel section, in the Need to Know column, an item on baggage tags that fliers can print themselves reported that Alaska Airlines offers that option. An airline representative now says the carrier has temporarily suspended the...