| Feb 8, 2013
| 8:50 PM
General manager Phil Emery was on the job for less than two months when he accomplished something Jerry Angelo failed to do in more than a decade — acquire a legitimate No. 1 wide receiver.
The addition of Brandon Marshall in a trade with the...
| Jul 8, 2011
John Mackey, who helped revolutionize the NFL's tight end position and whose post-football struggles with dementia became emblematic of the brutality of the game, has died. He was 69.
Mackey died Wednesday in Baltimore after a 10-year battle with frontal...
| Jul 9, 2011
| 5:00 AM
In death, legendary Baltimore Colts tight end John Mackey will undoubtedly be remembered for how he played the game. The 6-foot, 2-inch, 230-pounder who played from 1963 to 1972 set the standard for his position, combining speed and power like no tight...
| Apr 28, 2011
| 8:26 AM
Ten years ago, the Atlanta Falcons mortgaged their future to acquire Michael Vick with the first pick of the NFL draft.
In hindsight, given Vick’s crimes and premature exit from Atlanta, the decision was regrettable. But the Falcons’ football...
| Dec 5, 2008
The playoffs are here. You made it. Don't screw it up.
I got a mulligan after sitting the Eagles' Brian Westbrook in a fit of pique on Thanksgiving, leaving nearly 40 points on the bench and losing by eight.But the next dumb roster move will be your last...
| Apr 19, 2009
Off-season newsmakers: Acquired a good defensive end in Antonio Smith and linebacker in Cato June, and a bad backup quarterback in Dan Orlovsky, while trading serviceable backup QB Sage Rosenfels.
Needs: More defense.
| Mar 8, 2009
A week into free agency, the Ravens have put $61 million into contracts to keep the face of the franchise, add speed to the secondary and fill the void at center.
There's a sense of satisfaction at Ravens headquarters with Ray Lewis, Domonique Foxworth...
| Jan 9, 2010
| 7:30 AM
Maybe the award should be renamed Most Valuable Peyton.
Peyton Manning became the first player to win The Associated Press NFL Most Valuable Player honors four times.
The Indianapolis Colts' sensational quarterback romped to the award Saturday in...
| Jan 25, 2010
| 8:14 PM
The Colts have a definite advantage over the Saints when it comes to championship game experience.
"There are 25 guys that are on our team that have actually been through this before. So, that does indeed help, but it doesn't give you any guarantees,"...
| Jul 22, 2009
| 8:01 AM
Reggie Wayne brought four Colts teammates to his annual celebrity basketball game Saturday night. Three of them needed no introduction to the fans in the attendance at Conseco Fieldhouse. Bob Sanders, Robert Mathis, and Marlin Jackson are familiar faces...
| Aug 28, 2009
The good news is Onrea Jones has gotten up-close looks at some of the NFL's best receivers.
The bad news is he's had to compete against them for a job.
Jones, a product of Bruton High and Hampton University, is jockeying for a roster spot on his fifth...